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The Globe and Mail: How students at Canadian business schools are using Instagram to call out racism

  By Claire Porter Robbins On Himanshu Dev’s first day of class at Western University’s Ivey School of Business, a professor insisted he either shorten or change his name so his classmates would have an easier time remembering and pronouncing it. Mr. Dev served in the Canadian Armed Forces for four years, including in Afghanistan. […]

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Winnipeg Free Press: Universities steered toward post-pandemic life

By Maggie Macintosh Weeks after slashing millions in funding for universities and colleges, the province is now reimbursing post-secondary institutes with a $25.6-million fund. The U-turn comes after weeks of warnings from the province that post-secondary institutes — along with school divisions, Crown corporations and other publicly funded entities — had to find savings to […]

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The Globe and Mail: McGill, UBC among universities to offer majority of fall semester online

  By Joe Friesen A number of Canadian universities announced that their classes will be held primarily online in the fall, acknowledging that restrictions required to contain COVID-19 may remain in place for months. McGill University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria said Monday that they expect a significant portion of […]

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The Globe and Mail: Universities try to recruit new students, convince others to stay enrolled for fall

  By Joe Friesen Universities are recruiting new students and trying to convince others to stay enrolled for the fall even as it’s still not clear whether in-person classes will be offered because of the impact of COVID-19. The situation has many administrators and students waiting anxiously as they assess messages from public health officials […]

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The Globe and Mail – The education world has been turned upside down’: Online learning may reshape the classroom

  By Caroline Alphonso Online learning is poised to transform public education across the country as provinces and school boards scramble to complete the academic year – a paradigm shift that could reshape education long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Already, with little direction from provincial governments, parents with children temporarily at home are […]

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