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Margin Notes

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | January 04 2010

With the prorogation of Parliament, the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology is no more.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 23 2009

A few thoughts on taxes, PSE spending and wanting it all.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 15 2009

Do we make a pragmatic, economic argument for the value of PSE, or stress the intrinsic value of knowledge and scholarship?

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 10 2009

The report touches on a number of areas of interest to the PSE community, including research funding, student debt and promoting the export of education services.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 08 2009

Three recent reports, taken together, provide some interesting insights about the pathways and barriers to postsecondary education.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 02 2009

Dec. 6 marks the 20th anniversary of the murders at École Polytechnique.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 30 2009

The present approach to baccalaureate education in the province is not sustainable, says new book.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 25 2009

University researchers take part in secret program to boost the medal hopes of Canada’s Olympic athletes.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 23 2009

Nothing’s inevitable in university sport, as Laval’s Rouge et Or football team loses to Queen’s Golden Gaels.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 18 2009

These groups don’t purport to be the official sites for their particular universities, but they are made to look that way.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 17 2009

Student groups advocate for reduced tuition fees because that’s what their members want.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 13 2009

There are the obvious nods to the BlackBerry and Canadarm, but also deserving mentions of Harold Innis, Wilder Penfield and others.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 12 2009

The submission presented by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance to the provincial government has lots to recommend it.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 10 2009

Answer: whatever a university is willing to pay, within reason.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 03 2009

The province’s 16 universities are organizing more than 50 free public events over four days.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 30 2009

I just don’t think that would improve the accessibility and quality of a university education.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 29 2009

That’s the conclusion of Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser in a new report.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 28 2009

Margin Notes was named best blog for a professional association or scholarly website in the first-ever Canadian Online Publishing Awards.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 22 2009

There have been 96 changes in leadership at 65 Canadian universities in the past five years. Why?

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 20 2009

Anniversary events include the largest gathering of the world’s top scientists ever held in Canada.