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New Naval War Memorial Unveiled
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 16, 2006
Sixty years after the end of the Second World War, Newfoundland sailors who made the supreme sacrifice were honoured Thursday with a new memorial....[continue]

U of S VIDO team discovers key step in flu virus replication
University of Saskatchewan | November 15, 2006
As public health officials around the world keep a nervous eye on the spread of avian influenza, the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has uncovered a key step in how the influenza virus causes infection....[continue]

Highflying Trio with NB roots to perform newfound Chamber Music, Nov. 17
Mount Allison University | November 15, 2006
Friday, November 17 will provide a wonderful opportunity to hear rising star, pianist Julien Leblanc, performing together with violinist Isabelle Fournier, originally from Moncton, and flutist Karin Aurell, a resident of Sackville....[continue]

McMaster student goes on exchange to England
McMaster University | November 14, 2006
Last semester, I had the opportunity to expand my horizons in a way that I know will affect the rest of my life. I was lucky enough to go on a McMaster exchange to the University of Leeds in England....[continue]

More Americans than Canadians (almost half) find anti-terrorism laws intrusive – international surveillance survey finds
Queen's University | November 13, 2006
Almost half of Canadians and even more Americans say they find new laws aimed at protecting national security post 9/11 intrusive....[continue]

Guest pianist Yoko Hirota to perform Nov. 13
Mount Allison University | November 9, 2006
On Monday, November 13, Mount Allison’s music department will present a guest recital by pianist Yoko Hirota. The recital will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

Shopping with your heart makes sense, says business prof
Queen's University | November 9, 2006
Going with your "gut feeling" when making a major purchase isn't a bad thing after all, says Queen's University School of Business researcher Laurence Ashworth....[continue]

York prof’s software offers new ways to customize your computer
York University | November 7, 2006
Allows users to redesign toolbars, menus to fit their needs...[continue]

U of G to Hold Remembrance Day Service
University of Guelph | November 7, 2006
The University of Guelph will hold its annual Remembrance Day Service Nov. 10 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. in War Memorial Hall....[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]

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]

Pianist Edmund Dawe to perform, Oct. 27
Mount Allison University | October 25, 2006
On Friday, October 27 at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allison’s department of music will present a recital by pianist and professor Edmund Dawe. The program will feature works by Scarlatti, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, and Debussy....[continue]

Join is for the launch of the BU School of Music Standing Ovation Fundraising Campaign
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
Join us on Wednesday, November 1 from 2:40 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. as we launch the Brandon University School of Music "Standing Ovation" Fundraising Campaign in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the BU Campus....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
Biologist William Seabrook and historian Gillian Thompson have joined the ranks of professors emeriti at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. They received the honorary emeritus designation at fall Convocation, Oct. 19, in recognition of their distinguished careers....[continue]

Motherhood issues the focus of major York U conference
York University | October 23, 2006
The largest conference ever organized on the subject of motherhood will begin on Thursday in Toronto, with a name that reflects the size and scope of the project: "The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood."...[continue]

UW bookstore hosts talk by Adrienne Clarkson
University of Waterloo | October 20, 2006
The University of Waterloo bookstore will host a talk by Adrienne Clarkson, Canada's 26th Governor General, at the University of Waterloo next month....[continue]

Choral Ensemble from France to visit BU for music student exchange
Brandon University | October 19, 2006
From October 31st to November 4th, 2006, l’Ensemble vocal de l’Université de Poitiers will be in residence on the Brandon University campus as part of a music student exchange with the Brandon University Chorale....[continue]

Thibaut Duverneix
Concordia University | October 19, 2006
Originally from France, Thibaut Duverneix began his exploration in art as a musician. Although classically trained, Thibaut quickly became interested in contemporary and electro acoustic styles....[continue]

UW graduates 1, 376 students, awards six honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | October 19, 2006
The University of Waterloo's fall convocation on Saturday will celebrate the graduation of more than 1,300 students and the granting of six honorary degrees....[continue]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

University of Ottawa graduates celebrate their success
University of Ottawa | October 17, 2006
More than 1,300 students will receive their diplomas at the University of Ottawa’s 2006 Fall Convocation....[continue]

Canada's Ambassador to France to speak at Memorial University
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 16, 2006
Canada's Ambassador to France, Claude Laverdure, will make a public presentation at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus next Monday....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar October 16 to 20, 2006
University of Ottawa | October 16, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Canada's Ambassador to France to speak at Memorial University
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 16, 2006
Media are invited to attend the presentation by Canada's Ambassador to France, Mr. Claude Laverdure, on Monday, Oct. 23 from 2-3 p.m. in the Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music, Memorial University....[continue]

U of G Ranked Among World's Top Ag Research Institutions
University of Guelph | October 16, 2006
The University of Guelph ranked seventh among universities worldwide for its impact on agricultural sciences during the past decade, a study by Science Watch reveals....[continue]

OVC Researchers Find Bacterium in Meat
University of Guelph | October 16, 2006
The University of Guelph researchers who earlier this month found a dangerous bacterium in food animals now have evidence that Clostridium difficile is in ground and processed meats sold in Canada....[continue]

Nearly $14 million in CIHR funding for uOttawa researchers
University of Ottawa | October 16, 2006
Researchers at the University of Ottawa and its affiliate research institutions have received $13,816,386 in grants and scholarships from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)....[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]

Young volunteers needed for vision and Down syndrome UW research project
University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
A University of Waterloo research team seeks young volunteers with Down syndrome for a new vision research project at the school of optometry....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 12, 2006
Canada’s Ambassador to France, Claude Laverdure, will give a free public lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton on Tuesday, Oct. 17....[continue]

Fundraiser features Olympian tastes
Thompson Rivers University | October 12, 2006
Diners with discerning palates and a taste for helping out can take advantage of a prestigious event to be held at the university on the evening of Monday, Oct.23....[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]

CLS and French Synchrotron SOLEIL Sign Agreement at the U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 12, 2006
The Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan signed a memorandum ofunderstanding with the new French Synchrotron SOLEIL, during a special ceremony held at the University October 5th....[continue]

The Brandon University Faculty of Arts and Balazee Productions present Tomson Highway: A Reading of His Work in Cabaret form
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
On Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, the Brandon University Faculty of Arts and Balazee Productions will present Tomson Highway: A Reading of His Work in Cabaret Form at Brandon University's Lorne Watson Recital Hall (located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the Brandon University campus – 270 18th Street, Brandon)....[continue]

Craig Lawrence Dobbin: 1935 to 2006
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Craig Lawrence Dobbin OC, D.Sc.(h.c.), LL.D (1935 to 2006) passed away on October 7....[continue]

Dalhousie Hosts Speakers on Risk Management and Other Trends in the International Aviation Industry
Dalhousie University | October 6, 2006
Dalhousie’s RBC Centre for Risk Management, in collaboration with AlgoPlus Ltd. of Halifax are pleased to host three preeminent speakers from diverse sectors of the aviation industry as they present their views on important issues; including safetymanagement and recent developments in the field....[continue]

Shumiatcher donates $225,000 to support English graduate students
University of Regina | October 5, 2006
Jacqui Shumiatcher, honorary degree recipient from the University of Regina and well-known patron of the arts, has donated $225,000 to the Building Dreams and Futures campaign at the U of R to establish the Dr. Morris C. Shumiatcher Graduate Fellowship in English....[continue]

Renowned Chef Is Executive-in-Residence
University of Guelph | October 3, 2006
A taste of Louisiana is on its way to the University of Guelph this month with the arrival of John Folse, an internationally acclaimed chef who has been named executive-in-residence in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) for the fall semester....[continue]

Revenez Lundi tours Belgium in October
McMaster University | October 2, 2006
Revenez Lundi (Come Back on Monday), a play created through a creative collaboration between McMaster School of the Arts researcher Dr. Catherine Graham, the Theatre Parminou (Québec) and the Compagnie de Campus (Belgium) opened the Festival International du Theatre Action in Belgium on Wednesday, Sept. 27....[continue]

Author Jane Urquhart Returns to U of G as Writer-in-Residence
University of Guelph | October 2, 2006
Jane Urquhart, a Governor General Award-winning novelist, is the 2006 writer-in-residence at the University of Guelph. Urquhart, who is a U of G graduate, will read from her most recent novel, A Map of Glass, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. in the George Luscombe Theatre. The event is free and open to the public....[continue]



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