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.
The international event is making its way to Canada for the first time through the efforts of Brock’s Racial Climate Task Force.
The plight of Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar in Iran has once again brought up the question of what universities can do to protect scholars detained abroad.
for the first time in its history, the highest ranks at St. Thomas University in Fredericton are made up entirely of women. This summer, the liberal arts university announced the appointments of Kim Fenwick to the post of vice-president, academic and research, and Jodi (Hutchinson) Misheal to the role of vice president, advancement and alumni […]
Thirteen Canadian universities will receive a combined $900 million in the second round of a federal competition aimed at funding scientific research that puts Canada on the world stage. The Canada First Research Excellence Fund was launched two years ago with five priority areas in science, innovation and technology. In its first round of funding […]
At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come.
The Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research is a testing ground for the latest in energy-saving technologies.
The move mirrors efforts by several Canadian universities in recent years to mitigate out of control partying near campus.
The library program offers personalized help to more than 6,200 students in two faculties.