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Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 17, 2006
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about income trusts appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

Husband and wife doctor team provide healthy alternative to Googling
Queen's University | November 17, 2006
Husband and wife doctor team – Sanjay Sharma, an ophthalmologist, and family physician Susan Sharma – have created a new website that provides accurate, timely information for patients looking for medical answers online....[continue]

U of S Student Documents Former Inmates' Reintegration into Society in Nationally Broadcast Film
University of Saskatchewan | November 15, 2006
100 Days of Freedom, a film documenting the lives of three former inmates as they reintegrate into society, will go to air November 25th on Global TV thanks to the innovative research of University of Saskatchewan PhD student Karen Parhar....[continue]

U of G Marks AIDS Awareness Week
University of Guelph | November 15, 2006
The University of Guelph is hosting several events to mark AIDS Awareness Week Nov. 20 to 24....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar November 13 to November 19, 2006
University of Ottawa | November 14, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Student documentary premieres Nov. 14
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Girl Child a fundraiser to fight child abuse and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe...[continue]

Professor and his patients 'star' in film
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
House Calls wins Gemini...[continue]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

Theatre and film students perform In the Kitchen
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
McMaster University's School of the Arts is proud to present the Major Production, In The Kitchen....[continue]

University of Ottawa takes on "Weighty Issues" during Frontiers in Research Lectures
University of Ottawa | November 8, 2006
Stone Age peoples carved obese female figurines. Ancient Greeks built strong and athletic looking statues....[continue]

Mount Allison welcomes Jenny Munday as Crake Drama Fellow
Mount Allison University | November 7, 2006
Jenny Munday has joined the faculty of Mount Allison University as the 2006-07 Crake Drama Fellow....[continue]

Memorial to hold special Ceremony of Remembrance
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 7, 2006
As a living memorial to those who fought in the first and second world wars, Memorial University of Newfoundland pays special attention to Remembrance Day....[continue]

Rethinking productivity: Turning the globalization debate on its head
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
Canadian journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker Avi Lewis will screen his film, The Take, on Thurs., Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Education Auditorium at the University of Regina, followed by a lecture about the film at 8 p.m....[continue]

Hamlet comes to life for visually impaired
University of Toronto | November 7, 2006
Software allows blind audience to experience theatrical performance with enhanced audio broadcast...[continue]

Dramatic film based on research into crab asthma's devastating impact
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 6, 2006
A 20-minute dramatic film depicting the impact of asthma on snowcrab processing workers, their families and communities in this province, will be publicly screened on Friday, Nov. 10....[continue]

War and remembrance are focus for York film student
York University | November 6, 2006
Ryan Knight was 13 when he saw Saving Private Ryan and decided to become a filmmaker....[continue]

Reel Life: StFX Welcomes 2006 Women's Film Festival
St. Francis Xavier University | November 3, 2006
A series of edgy, independent films shot through a feminist lens will be showcased during the 2006 Women's Film Festival at StFX, which will run Nov.8 to10....[continue]

New Arboretum Bridge is A World First
University of Guelph | October 27, 2006
The world’s first footbridge made of wood fibre and plastic composites will be unveiled at the University of Guelph's Arboretum Oct. 30....[continue]

Film Trucks to Arrive Sunday, Roads and Parking Affected
University of Guelph | October 27, 2006
Starting Sunday, Oct. 29, the production company involved in the filming of a new television series being shot at U of G will be setting up a "base camp" of about 10 tractor-trailers in P13, the parking lot east of the Eccles Centre and South Residences. It will remain until Tuesday, Oct. 31....[continue]

Hope for the Dying Research Secures Award for U of S Nursing Professor
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Ground-breaking research into the power of hope for the dying has helped earn a University of Saskatchewan nursing professor the fall 2006 Distinguished Researcher Award....[continue]

Media Advisory: Let out a Scream, It's Halloween!
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 27, 2006
To many, Halloween is their favourite holiday. A time to dress up and assume an alter ego or watch escapist horror movies such as Friday the 13th. For those involved in goth culture, it’s the ultimate night of celebration....[continue]

Social Entrepreneur Engaging the Public at Lakehead U
Lakehead University | October 27, 2006
Educator, artist, and social entrepreneur Greg Forbes Siegman will be the next guest in the Lakehead University Speaker Series. On October 30, Siegman — whose first thirty years of life serve as the basis for The First Thirty by Jillip Naysinthe Paxson — will speak about dealing with rejection, discovering your passion, and redefining success....[continue]

New book looks at society's love of retelling storiesCarmen only one of the recurring tales
University of Toronto | October 25, 2006
Poor Carmen. Not only does the tragic heroine of Bizet’s famously doomed opera have to die night after night in the world’s opera houses, she has to expire at the hands of her jealous lover in dozens of film adaptations, stage musicals, books and novellas by other authors who have decided to retell this story according to their own literary desires....[continue]

U of G to 'Star' In New TV Series, Students Needed As Extras
University of Guelph | October 24, 2006
The University of Guelph will be "starring" in a new television series that will bring film crews to campus several days a month until next spring....[continue]

Concordia University | October 19, 2006
General information about the Festival du Nouveau Cinema:[continue]

Daniel Bucur
Concordia University | October 19, 2006
We exist alongside our nightmares and fears, sometimes between reality and dream…...[continue]

Malaspina University-College Theatre opens Fall season with Twelfth Night
Malaspina University College | October 19, 2006
Mistaken identities, comic entanglements, love and unforgettable characters await theatre enthusiasts at Malaspina University-College Theatre’s fall production of Twelfth Night this November....[continue]

Sinbad Richardson
Concordia University | October 19, 2006
"My work is strictly film auteure, and in my videos I reveal myself as a person dealing with becoming and also the banalities of the everyday....[continue]

Students learn about teamwork at first interprofessional education event
University of Toronto | October 18, 2006
A new way to look at health science education...[continue]

Three Santamarians will be saluted at Saint Mary’s Fall Convocation
St. Mary's University | October 17, 2006
Saint Mary’s University will be paying tribute to three of its own at this year’s Fall Convocation....[continue]

Laurier hosts premiere of award-winning movie short
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
The Canadian premiere of Up on the Rope, a short film by Paula M. Froehle, will take place in Laurier’s Paul Martin Centre on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm....[continue]

Biography of Kenneth Anger
Concordia University | October 13, 2006
Kenneth Anger is a living legend whose experimental films leave no one indifferent. Born in 1930, the son of an engineer, the black sheep of a conservative family, he was raised by a free spirited grandmother....[continue]

Concordia University | October 13, 2006
Kenneth Anger is a living legend whose experimental films leave no one indifferent. Anger has had a major impact on avant-garde film artists and major-league film directors like Derek Jarman, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Francis Ford Coppola, David Lynch and Martin Scorcese....[continue]

World Leader in Peacekeeping Key Note at CBU Annual Progress Dinner
University College of Cape Breton | October 13, 2006
Major-General (ret’d) Lewis Mackenzie to speak at Cape Breton University Alumni Association Annual Progress Dinner, Thursday November 23, 2006 at the Delta Sydney....[continue]

Brandon University Women’s Collective to host "No Means No" Sharing Circle and Events
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13th, the Brandon University Women’s Collective will host a Sharing Circle and other events in the Mingling Area of the Knowles-Douglas Student Union Building at Brandon University as a part of the "No Means No" campaign against violence against women, date rape, and date rape drugs....[continue]

Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

Viola Robinson and Catherine Martin on Aboriginal women making a better world
St. Mary's University | October 11, 2006
Viola Robinson, a longtime advocate for Mi’kmaq people and for the advancement of Aboriginal and treaty rights, will talk about Aboriginal women’s work to make a better Canada and Nova Scotia on October 25....[continue]

Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

Same-sex marriage and parenting rights forums at York U
York University | October 11, 2006
Public forums on two vital national social policy issues – same-sex marriage and parental rights – will take place October 11 and 18 at York University....[continue]

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]



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