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 […]
The region loses 1,300 people aged 20-29 each year.
Public must recognize academic freedom as readily as freedom of expression, says retired Concordia professor recently detained in Iran.
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.
A surge in allegations of sexual violence and hyper-sexualized frosh activities have, in part, inspired the study.
Eden Hennessey focuses on the positive in her latest interactive artwork at Laurier.
New rainbow staircase is a symbol of queer-positivity at Nanaimo campus.
Consent Tea brings a spoonful of Downton Abbey to sexual health education.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Students won the international business contest with a hydroponic plan for rural and northern Canada.
Faculty, staff and student contributed artefacts for the month-long Creative Expressions show.
There is little argument that CFI has made Canada more of a player in international research.
Bringing the toll of war to the streets.
At Dechinta, students spend their time on the land learning a range of skills.
The lack of a national survey of academic staff has been “a huge data gap” in Canada, says one researcher.
This fall, for the third year in a row, the University of Alberta is hosting the Falling Walls lab. The competition gives researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs at U of A three minutes to present on an original idea or research. As stated on its website, it’s “a little TED Talks and a little Dragons’ Den.” […]
Mush Hole Project at former Mohawk Institute Residential School foregrounds Indigenous experiences of site.
A lawsuit and federal review of Canada’s copyright act could have wide implications for universities.