Increasing number of international students choosing Canadian universities, report shows
An increasing number of international students are choosing Canada for their higher education due to low tuition and a welcoming community
Ottawa’s universities follow different paths on mandatory vaccinations for students in residence
Incoming university students aren’t too concerned about mandatory vaccines, following uOttawa announcing it’s a requirement for students in residence.
Memorial University tuition hikes leave many students worried about pursuing post-secondary education
“It’s a situation where both the university, and government point to each other and say, ‘it’s not our fault’,” says Kat McLaughlin, chairperson at the Canadian Federation of Students Newfoundland and Labrador
UPDATE: Hamilton school board votes to rename Ryerson Elementary School because of connection with residential school system founder
A trustee for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is pushing for local Ryerson Elementary School to be renamed.
‘Here we go again’: Students saddened, angered by recent outbreaks in university residences
Now over a year into the pandemic, there are still outbreaks reported on university residences, and some students have accepted this reality.
Going off script: New book questions what it means to be a modern man
Experts have said this book has the potential to bring more men to the table to talk about harmful conceptions of masculinity — ideals that cause “toxic masculinity” and often result in violence, harassment and the subjugation of women.
On the frontlines: Under-represented women among hardest hit by COVID-19 restrictions
COVID-19 has impacted many Canadians, women are among the hardest hit considering their representation in frontline work and being at home.
Despite pandemic, Ottawa library branches connecting with patrons — one database at a time
The Ottawa Public Library has experienced some positives since the pandemic began, including an increase in users.
Toronto school board creates guidebook to combat anti-Asian racism as pandemic fuels bigotry
The cover illustration for Addressing Anti-Asian Racism:A Resource for Educators. Artwork created by Meera Sethi. She explains in the package that
“Sethi wished to show a sense of connectedness between
humans and everything else in the world: the wind, the oceans, the waterways, the fish and the trees. To invoke diverse Asian identities, she has used patterns, motifs from
Asian communities and a maximalist sense of colour from Japanese poster design”
Learning from home or far from home: International students face difficult choices with COVID-19
International students in Ottawa are spending the pandemic away from the support of their families.