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Study: Unwanted sexual, discriminatory behaviour at Canada’s military colleges

A report by the federal agency Statistics Canada looked at the situation in Canada’s two military colleges in 2019 regarding sex assault, unwanted sexualized behaviour and discriminatory behaviour. It found a relatively high percentage of usually minor but nonetheless offensive »

Indigenous, International, Society

Survey finds Canada’s post-secondary education institutions are ‘diverse’

With deep concerns rumbling through Canadian society and in other countries around the issues of racism and diversity in positions of responsibility, it seems that’s not an issue for Canada’s institutions of higher learning. A new survey sponsored by Innovation, »


French language group petitions to extend Bill 101 to Quebec CEGEPs

A French language group in Quebec has launched a petition to extend Bill 101 to CEGEPs, also known as colleges, across the province. The petition from the Mouvement Québec Français (MQF) warns that an increase in the number of English »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Statistics Canada launches new Education Statistics Portal

Statistics Canada, the government agency that produces statistics to help better understand Canada, has released a new Education Statistics Portal to help people easily understand all aspects of the education system. The new portal will allow users to access data »

The proposed net-zero vertical farm at U of T Scarborough is part of a broader partnership between the university and Centennial College focused on advancing the cleantech sector (rendering courtesy of U of T Scarborough and Centennial College)

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

 Net Zero farm coming to urban Toronto

Two universities have combined efforts to create a unique concept in farming, research, and clean technology. The University of Toronto-Scarborough and Centennial College are working to develop what they call an EaRTH District – an acronym for Environmental and Related »


Striking college teachers forced back to work

About half-a-million college students in the province of Ontario will be able to return to class Tuesday after the government passed a law forcing striking staff back to work. Some 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians walked off the job »

Highlights, Politics, Society

The longest college strike in Ontario will continue

It’s been a rough few weeks for students and college professors in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province. Some 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians at 24 community colleges have been on strike since October 16. Several colleges and contractors such »

International, Politics, Society

Ontario colleges under fire for Saudi discrimination

Three Ontario colleges have been criticized for operating gender-segregated programmes in Saudi Arabia, a concept which critics say goes against Canadian values. Since being brought to public attention, two of the colleges have pulled out of those programmes. However, Niagara »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

International students increasing in Canada

International students are beginning to arrive on campuses large and small across Canada these days. Some returning for the next year of study, some for the beginning of a stay in Canada that may be transformative, and could be the »

International, Society

History- May 14, 1874 How Canada created American football

Though American websites seldom, if ever, mention it, and American sportscasters probably don’t know it either, the origins of another of their greatest professional sports had come from Canada. While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American style “football” also came »