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.
Belleville-area school board moved by student’s request to honour Black History Month
A 10 year old girl has inspired a Belleville, ON, school board to provide a positive way to honour the impact of Black and Indigenous culture on Canadian society
University students and faculty call on Ontario government for adequate funding and support
Both students and faculty of universities in Ontario are concerned with the quality of their education during the pandemic
Lookahead ’21: Palestinian club at Qatar university plans quiz show, other events to share cultural traditions
The Palestinian Culture Club at Qatar University is showcasing Palestinian culture and history
Plan to scrap ‘racist’ streaming in Grade 9 hailed as major step for Black students in Ontario
Beginning in Grade 9, all the way through his high school career, Ethan Itwaru had a ritual of visiting the guidance counsellor once a year. His annual battle to secure the grades he needed to earn in some of his classes had him regularly questioning whether to switch to the hands-on applied stream or stay in the post-secondary-track academic stream….