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As more students seek mental-health care, they face long waits – or pay out of pocket – as universities struggle to meet their counselling needs

Articles of Interest   |   February 15, 2019

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High demand for counselling is changing how Canadian campuses get students the help they need – but many still feel they’re falling through the cracks. Julia Burnham knows the symptoms well: a simple stop in... read more

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Shortage prompts school boards to hire teachers who can speak French only slightly better than students, report says

Articles of Interest   |   February 15, 2019

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Growing demand from parents for French immersion has created a shortage of teachers in many parts of the country, with some school boards settling for educators who can speak French only slightly better than their... read more

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The new Canada’s Food Guide explained: Goodbye four food groups and serving sizes, hello hydration

Articles of Interest   |   January 22, 2019

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Health Canada’s updated manual for healthy eating offers fewer hard-and-fast rules and broader advice about how to live better. Here are some of the highlights. The federal government has dramatically overhauled its iconic Canada’s Food Guide, introducing... read more

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Ontario government expected to cut tuition fees for Canadian students by 10 per cent

Articles of Interest   |   January 16, 2019

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Tuition fees at Ontario universities and colleges will be slashed by 10 per cent under a new framework expected to be released by the Ford government later this week, but the fate of student assistance... read more

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‘It was my time’: Toronto woman graduates with bachelor’s degree at 79

Articles of Interest   |   January 3, 2019

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Osra Lindo immigrated to Canada from Jamaica and raised four children while finding work in banks around Toronto. When she enrolled at York University, the commute from her Scarborough home included both the bus and... read more

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Ontario colleges adopt single free-speech policy as universities rush to meet deadline

Articles of Interest   |   December 17, 2018

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Ontario’s colleges have adopted a single free-speech policy that will apply at all of the province’s 24 college campuses, a move that has already raised opposition from the faculty union. The province’s universities, meanwhile, are... read more

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One in four Ontario postsecondary students lack basic literacy, numeracy skills, studies say

Articles of Interest   |   November 28, 2018

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About a quarter of graduating students in Ontario’s postsecondary programs lack adequate literacy and numeracy skills, according to new research from the government agency that monitors the system. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario... read more

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Canada’s Donna Strickland shares Nobel physics prize

Articles of Interest   |   October 2, 2018

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Donna Strickland, a University of Waterloo professor who helped to pioneer the development of lasers that produce brief but intense pulses of light for a range of applications, has been named a winner of this... read more

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Lakehead University program helps elementary school children break barriers

Articles of Interest   |   October 2, 2018

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Eliza Paul was building paper race cars in the engineering department at Lakehead University when she was nine years old. She also learned how to monitor someone’s heart rate, studied Indigenous history and earned financial... read more

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Mary Pratt’s paintings contained a short story’s worth of sublimated pain and angst

Articles of Interest   |   August 17, 2018

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Apples – red apples – sometimes seem like the key to understanding Mary Pratt’s work. Here was an artist of the everyday and the edible, and what could be more quotidian than an apple? She... read more

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Loss of Arctic archeological sites a ‘catastrophe’: experts

  |   June 28, 2018

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For thousands of years, the Arctic has functioned as a time capsule where evidence of past cultures and environments has remained remarkably well-preserved. But archeologists are discovering that much of that evidence has been destroyed... read more

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Visiting groups have other ways to watch Commons, Library of Parliament says

  |   May 29, 2018

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The Library of Parliament says groups of visitors, including students, will still have access to the House of Commons galleries during debates when the chamber moves buildings, by reserving seats through their members of Parliament... read more

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Toronto tops list of Canada’s most youth-friendly cities

  |   May 9, 2018

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A first-ever ranking of Canada’s “most youthful” cities puts Toronto on top as the best place for young people to live, work and play, based on metrics such as the cost of a transit pass,... read more

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Lingering economic woes sow seeds of millennial discontent

  |   April 27, 2018

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The young adults living with their parents or renting because buying a house is unaffordable are starting to get restless. In a new survey of 18- to 37-year-olds, 40 per cent of participants said their... read more

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One scientist’s work sheds light on the ‘transforming’ state of planetary health

  |   April 23, 2018

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A Harvard scientist whose work has shown that climate change could make food less nutritious will be the inaugural recipient of the Arrell Global Food Innovation research award. Over the past decade, Sam Myers has... read more

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