30 août 2016

Ontario's reforms won't solve campus sex assault, according to scathing new report obtained by Metro

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . Publicly appointed investigators have dealt a scathing rebuke to the province's widely lauded new law, which other provinces have sought to emulate.
If you had any doubt that Canadian universities are woefully ill-equipped and objectively ineffective at dealing with sexual violence, we now have research to prove it. More...

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University of Calgary Students’ Union launches Open Educational Resources campaign

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . Open Educational Resources aren’t your traditional textbook. They’re easily accessible and free to use licensed documents and have been adopted by some post-secondary educators as an alternative to books. But the practice isn’t quite mainstream yet, and hasn’t been widely adopted in Alberta. More...

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University of Calgary planning inclusive change facilities

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . U of C fitness change rooms are assigned as female or male with no private change areas for families or individuals who don't identify with either gender.
Motivation to hit the gym can be hard enough, and we often find excuses not to go. For some it’s time, for others it can be exhaustion from the day to day – but for the University of Calgary’s queer population it’s the change facilities. More...

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Alberta government watching post-secondary standardized testing pilot

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . Ontario post-secondary standardized testing pilot will see how students fare through their studies.
The Alberta Government is keeping a keen eye on Ontario as its post-secondary body embarks on a unique pilot project. More...

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Ottawa company unveils medical lab the size of a coffee cup

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . It’s the world’s smallest “molecular diagnostics device” and has the power to seriously speed up medical and environmental testing.
An Ottawa company wants to make the power of DNA testing more accessible and less suspenseful – with a high-tech laboratory that fits in the palm of your hand. More...

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York University student's social network connects indigenous youth

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.A York University student's new social network app for indigenous youth gets attention in Ontario's north.
Wabasse’s disappearance became part of a recently concluded inquest into indigenous youth who went missing or died under mysterious circumstances in Thunder Bay. In Wabasse’s case, the inquest ruled his death “undetermined,” and his family may never know what happened. More...

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Saskatchewan: A special report on race and power

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "macleans.ca logo"By . How many Indigenous people are in positions of power in Saskatchewan? We surveyed 265 of the most powerful people in the province. The results are shocking.
In the course of reporting a story earlier this year about the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in provincial jails, Maclean’s heard complaints of representational deficiencies in the province’s power structure. More...

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Revenge of the arts: Why a liberal arts education pays off

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "macleans.ca logo"By . After linking income tax data with administrative data on 340,000 students who graduated between 2005 and 2013 from eight universities and six colleges, director Ross Finnie and his team showed that eight years after graduation, a social-sciences degree holder earned $61,900 on average, while humanities grads brought in $57,000. In diploma programs, offered at colleges, arts and education graduates earned $41,500 after eight years. More...

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Do people really use results of academic research? SFU professor wants to know

Vancouver Sun	HomepageBy Brian Morton. Does the public really use the findings of academic research?

Simon Fraser University publishing professor Juan Pablo Alperin isn’t sure, so he’s conducting research into the matter with the help of a three-year, $217,401 grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). More...

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Charging Grads Leaving Canada 'Exit Tax' Ignores Economic Realities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "huffingtonpost"By . Last month, the Council of Canadian Innovators suggested in an interview with the Globe and Mail that what one could consider an "exit tax" should be charged for graduates leaving Canada for destinations such as Silicon Valley, supposedly in order to recoup Canadian taxpayer dollars. More...

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