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These Canadian Universities Will Make You The Most Employable

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business

Six Canadian schools are in the top 100 worldwide.

Queen's University Investigates Racist Costume Party

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Living

The university principal said the party took place off- campus.

Ontario Partiers Charged For Allegedly Slapping Police Horse

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada

Poor Murney.

The 10 Best Canadian Universities For Sports And Recreation

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 01.14.2017 | Canada Living

Whether you're a varsity athlete, a fanatic CIS football fan or a casual gym-goer, it's important to know how your future university stacks up in fitness and athletics. UniversityHub has asked more than 1,000 students to rate their university's sports and recreation facilities, in addition to 50-plus other factors.

Universities Can Afford To Provide All Workers With Fair Pay

Larry Rousseau | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada Business
Larry Rousseau

More and more, administrators are squeezing their workers as much as possible to cover teaching and research. Sessional lecturers are being used as low-cost labour for the former while the latter is now increasingly being undertaken by postdoctoral scholars.

The 10 Best Canadian Universities For Dining And Nightlife

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 11.12.2016 | Canada Living

Restaurants and nightlife are a quintessential part of any university experience. Whether your scene is eating homestyle stew or sharing a local microbrew with pals, there's nothing like a night on the town to take your mind off school. We compiled a list of the top 10 schools and featured a hot spot from each one.

10 Best Canadian Universities For Extracurriculars

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 10.29.2016 | Canada Living

There's much more to university life than living at the library. Extracurricular activities can complement your studies, amp up your social life and truly round out your university experience. UniversityHub asked over 1,000 students to rate their schools across several criteria, one of which was extracurriculars.

10 Canadian Universities With the Best Food

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Living

In a world where fast, fresh food is the new norm, universities across the country have stepped up their game to feed large minds and appetites. These universities have proven that restaurant-quality plates are here to stay.

The 10 Best Universities for 'Hippies' and 'Hipsters'

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Living

Do you rock skinny jeans and dark-rimmed glasses on a near-daily basis? Or are you someone who's passionate about the environment and sustainability? If so, you're probably interested in what Canadian universities are doing to foster and support these sub-cultures.

10 of Canada's Best University Residences

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Living

University residence (a.k.a. "res") is an important topic -- it can make a real impact on your first-year experience. UniversityHub has surveyed over 1,000 Canadian university students to see how their residences stacked up. Let's see if yours made the top 10.

Melody Torcolacci, 'Anti-Vax Prof,' Out For Year At Queen's

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A health sciences professor who came under scrutiny over claims she was teaching anti-vaccination materials will not be allowed to teach the...

Queen's University Instructor Teaching Anti-Vaccine Information: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living

With new measles cases being reported in Canada, it seems more important than ever for the public to be made aware of the importance of vaccinations. ...

The Consequences of Mental Illness That Nobody Talks About

Susan Inman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Living
Susan Inman

Psychotic disorders are frequently accompanied by significant and disabling cognitive losses. Why don't people learn about these cognitive losses? This lack of information has enormous negative consequences. For instance, families who have not been told about these cognitive losses, may have very different interpretations of a family member's difficulties in keeping a room clean or in not relaying phone messages. Parents will respond differently to these kinds of situations if they learn that this behaviour isn't willful, but is symptomatic of an ongoing brain disorder.

Canadian Hospitals Are Kind Of Gross

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Living

A new report looking at the cleanliness of Canadian hospitals found almost half of infection control practitioners thought their places of work were't...

One Man's Poo Is Another Man's Prescription

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgFecal therapy is here to stay. With the number of options to treat acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders shrinking, a means to not only treat but also cure cannot be disregarded. People may never get used to the smell of fecal microbiota therapy, but I know they'll definitely get used to the benefits. Let's rePOOPulate.

Should Canadians Go to U.S. Universities?

Robert Waite | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

It is once again university acceptance season. And for a growing number of Canadian grade 12 students, the letters and e-mails include offers of admission from U.S. colleges and universities in addition to the usual array of Canadian schools. But does it actually make any sense for a Canadian to go to a U.S. university?

Is Tom Flanagan Just Another Victim of Social Media's Dark Side?

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

There is no doubt that social media is contributing to great positive changes in our world. But we must not forget or ignore its dark side. Today, we have masses of information that are sent via instant messaging, tweeting, tumblr, YouTube. Speed is a priority, brevity is important. There are social implications that come with this technology. Among other things, we are losing accuracy and time for critical thinking. Tom Flanagan is a recent recipient of information fallout. Look how quickly he was judged and "dropped" by friends and peers. Is this our future: Fear of attacks on social media stifling different voices and difficult but necessary problem-solving?

How a Black Man Saved Queen's University

Anthony Morgan | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada
Anthony Morgan

2013-02-01-FERGIEJENKINSBANNER.jpg This story is written in honour and recognition of a Canadian hero: Canada's first black university graduate and our country's first black lawyer, Robert Sutherland (1830-1878). Today, Mr. Robert Sutherland's legacy lives on through a memorial room at Queen's University and scholarships established in his name.

How Robots And Video Games Are Teaching Canada's Newest Doctors

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - During a medical emergency, every second counts.What a doctor decides to do or not do, and how quickly, could mean the difference between wh...

The Former Bay Street Lawyer Devoted to Change

Samuel Getachew | Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Impact
Samuel Getachew

Bruce Alexander is helping create a movement of new Canadians to have a huge impact in the Canada of tomorrow. For the last several decades, the 74-year-old former Bay street lawyer has mentored a slew of new Canadian women change their lives and the lives of their communities through the power of an education.

Budget Swallows Famed Research Facility

CBC | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Politics

A famous research facility in Ontario that pioneered investigations into acid rain is the latest victim of federal budget cuts. The Experi...

Tower Of Bird Poo May Be A Scientific Goldmine

CBC | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada

A two-metre tower of bird excrement at an Ontario university has become an unlikely archive that may reveal the reasons for the declining population o...

Sexism Skating on Thin Ice

Jarrah Hodge | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada
Jarrah Hodge

The World Championships of figure skating start on Wednesday, but figure skating's gender roles are running far behind the times. Women skaters were forced to wear skirts in competition until recently, and the women's long program is thirty seconds shorter than the men's, which has real implications in terms of the scoring.

Child Poverty, Over-Population, Greed: Dickens Called It 200 Years Ago

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - For a 200-year-old literary figure, Charles Dickens has much to say about the issues of today.So believes Queen's University English ...

Power Goes To Your Head -- Then Into Your Hands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Business