University of Guelph

Suicides At Ontario University Spur Staff To Check Up On Students

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2017 | Canada

Two of those deaths occurred in campus residences.

What We Can Do About Canada's Food Waste Problem

Tommy Tobin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Tommy Tobin

While the old adage tells us to waste not and want not, all too often surplus food ends up uneaten. Canada's mounting amount of wasted food is costing consumers and cutting into the country's overall economy output. Canada's economy is losing the equivalent of two per cent of its entire GDP each year to food waste.

Why This Dog With The Same Cancer As Terry Fox Could Change How We Treat It

Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Living

They really are humans' best friend.

The 10 Best Canadian Universities For Sports And Recreation | 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.

Falling Loonie, Climate Change Mean Higher Food Bills Next Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2016 | Canada Business

GUELPH, Ont. — A new report says the average household in Canada will spend $8,631 on groceries and restaurant meals next year, up by $345 because o...

10 Best Canadian Universities For Extracurriculars | 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 | 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' | 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.

One Of The Most Amazing Migrations On Earth

CBC | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada

Scientists have figured out how a tiny songbird called the blackpoll warbler mysteriously vanishes from most of Canada each fall. It turns out that ...

Fight Rising Food Prices in Four Easy Steps

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

It's hard enough to make food changes to lifestyles, adding higher costs may make these improvements even harder. But don't despair! There IS hope for budgets and healthy eating. It's hard enough to make food changes to lifestyles, adding higher costs may make these improvements even harder. But don't despair! There IS hope for budgets and healthy eating.

Canadians Look To Grow Strawberries On Mars

CBC | Posted 09.12.2014 | Canada Business

If Mike Dixon's dreams come to fruition, Canadian science will spawn the first strawberry or cherry tomato that sprouts on the moon or a planet in our...

Student Who Streamed Suicide Attempt Charged

CBC | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada

A University of Guelph student who allegedly set fire to his dorm room in an apparent suicide attempt that was streamed online has been charged with a...

Hundreds Signed Up For The Live Stream Of This Student's Suicide

CBC | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada

A University of Guelph student's decision to stream his suicide attempt on the internet this past weekend raises the obvious question about what would...

The Ongoing Trend of Corruption in Student Unions

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Universities have, on occasion, intervened and exercised their power to withhold money from student unions acting against the wishes of their membership. Student union executives typically respond with a sad attempt to take the moral high ground, repeating variations of the following: "student unions should have autonomy over their own affairs." A novel idea: How about returning power to the students?

Why Young People Get Into Farming

CBC | Posted 11.16.2013 | Canada Business

Christopher Hambly has his career plan mapped out. He'll finish high school, head off for a few years — ideally to study "something to do with agr...

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.

Does the Canadian Federation of Students Care About Students?

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), a national organization composed of campus student unions, purports to organize students on a "democratic, co-operative basis." When Guelph students wanted to hold a referendum to exit the CFS, they served the CFS with a petition asking for a referendum to be held to decertify. However, the CFS refused to schedule a referendum. Guelph's Central Student Association (CSA) took the CFS to court.

Paws for the Cause Gala: Some of Our Fave Furry Friends

Laura Serra | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Impact
Laura Serra

Bejeweled tails, tattooed fur, colourful extensions and multiple paws took the stage with CP24 host Melissa Grelo at the third annual Paws for the Cause #PawsGala. This year, I am pleased to announce that Paws for the Cause was able to raise $50,000. Check out a few of my favourite decorative dogs of the evening!

A Thank You to the Vets Who Keep Our Pups Safe

Laura Serra | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Impact
Laura Serra

As a dog lover, I will always have the utmost respect and appreciation for the veterinarians that help keep our pups happy and healthy. A portion of proceeds from the Paws Gala will go toward the Chloe Award, which is a $5,000 scholarship that is awarded to an outstanding veterinary student. I wanted to catch up with the winner of the first-ever Chloe Award, University of Guelph veterinary student Francesca Di-Mauro.

Killing Of 'Enviropigs' Blasted As 'Callous'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - A group of genetically modified pigs was quietly put down last month after the University of Guelph found no way to continue the research or...

New Bees Species Named After Canadian

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

GUELPH, Ont. - A Canadian insect expert is considered the bee's knees.University of Guelph researcher Peter Kevan is getting a new species of bee name...