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By SAMIA MADWAR | November 23 2016

Simon Fraser University is overhauling its academic calendar. The crucial student resource, with its course schedules and important dates and deadlines, may not change substantially. But to Tara Black, a few subtle tweaks might have an immeasurable effect on the calendar’s primary users – starting with the tone. “It would be supportive versus punitive,” says […]

By MARK CARDWELL | November 23 2016

New name and logo are first steps in an ambitious business and marketing strategy.

By ANQI SHEN | November 22 2016

International students “would make the best future Canadians,” says immigration minister.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | November 16 2016

After three years of quietly developing a model for collaboration in the classroom and on the recruiting trail, the presidents of four small, rural eastern Canadian universities have rebranded their efforts into what they are calling the “Maple League.” First coming together in 2013 under the less catchy banner of the “U4,” Acadia, Bishop’s, Mount […]

By BRENNA BAGGS | November 15 2016

The region loses 1,300 people aged 20-29 each year.

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 11 2016

Public must recognize academic freedom as readily as freedom of expression, says retired Concordia professor recently detained in Iran.

By BECKY RYNOR | November 09 2016

At University of Waterloo’s Hack the North, 1,000 students compete to create a new program or project in a gruelling 36-hour contest.

By JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | November 08 2016

A surge in allegations of sexual violence and hyper-sexualized frosh activities have, in part, inspired the study.

By ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | November 04 2016

Eden Hennessey focuses on the positive in her latest interactive artwork at Laurier.

By RYAN ENGLISH | November 04 2016

New rainbow staircase is a symbol of queer-positivity at Nanaimo campus.

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 01 2016

Consent Tea brings a spoonful of Downton Abbey to sexual health education.

By UA/AU | October 27 2016

The member universities of Universities Canada have approved a new bylaw that the organization says will ensure that their institutions’ policies are not discriminatory. Members were asked to support a requirement that their institutions commit to “equal treatment of all persons without discrimination” on the basis of a series of “protected grounds.” It means members […]

By ANQI SHEN | October 26 2016

Gord Downie’s last tour with the Tragically Hip was far from his last act. The singer and Canadian music icon has partnered with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba to pay tribute to the thousands of indigenous children who went missing in the residential school system and who died […]

By BRENNA BAGGS | October 19 2016

Canada is a stronger country thanks to the millions of refugees who’ve made their homes here, said former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson. But, she added, we must do more to help them integrate with dignity. Ms. Clarkson delivered her remarks in a keynote address at the Re-imagining Refuge Symposium hosted by York University and Universities […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | October 19 2016

Students won the international business contest with a hydroponic plan for rural and northern Canada.

By TARA SIEBARTH | October 12 2016

Faculty, staff and student contributed artefacts for the month-long Creative Expressions show.

By PATRICIA HLUCHY | October 12 2016

There is little argument that CFI has made Canada more of a player in international research.

By NATALIE SAMSON | October 12 2016

Bringing the toll of war to the streets.

By SAMIA MADWAR | October 05 2016

At Dechinta, students spend their time on the land learning a range of skills.

By NATALIE SAMSON | September 28 2016

The lack of a national survey of academic staff has been “a huge data gap” in Canada, says one researcher.