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Conference examines global nursing shortage
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
With an unprecedented shortage of nurses expected in the future, health human resource planning is critical. The questions include the reasons few internationally trained nurses and new graduates are being hired full-time, how nurses may be encouraged to remain in the workforce and how to ensure there are enough nurses in emergencies....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 13, 2006
BBC Correspondent Lyse Doucet will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during the University of New Brunswick Saint John’s Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, October 20, 2006....[continue]

White Coat Ceremony begins journey to becoming a doctor
McMaster University | October 11, 2006
First year medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine received a symbol of their role as medical learners last night, as they took part in McMaster University's fourth annual White Coat Ceremony at the Hamilton Convention Centre....[continue]

Pipe bands first and second
Simon Fraser University | August 13, 2006
It was a first and a second for the Simon Fraser University pipe bands atthe World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland August 12.The junior Robert Malcolm Memorial pipe band placed first in the Grade 2 competition at Glasgow Green – and the famed senior SFU Pipe Band placedsecond in the prime Grade 1 event....[continue]

University of Manitoba | June 23, 2006
Award given for helping establish infectious diseases as a clinical specialty in Canada, and for creating a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and prevention program in Uganda....[continue]

New York, New York!
Mount Allison University | June 13, 2006
Mount Allison University English professor Dr. Jennifer Harris will be spending part of her summer beyond the Tantramar Marshes....[continue]

Convocation 2006
Augustana University College | May 28, 2006
Neither the weather nor overzealous hockey celebrations kept the convocation crowd away from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus in Camrose on Sunday afternoon....[continue]

Nancy Edwards honoured for her work in community healths
University of Ottawa | May 10, 2006
Nancy Edwards has been instrumental in moving forward community health issues, be it in Canada or around the world....[continue]

Exiled Pakistani Women's Rights Journalist Joins U of S
University of Saskatchewan | March 29, 2006
A Pakistani journalist who had to leave her home country after being hunted by Islamic fundamentalists will spend a year at the University of Saskatchewan as part of PEN Canada's Writers in Exile program, the first placement of its kind for the university....[continue]

Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell to Discuss Relief Work Overseas
Trent University | March 28, 2006
On Friday March 31st at 7:00 p.m. at the Champlain College Council Chambers, Doctor Lynda Redwood-Campbell will be talking about her experiences with the Canadian Relief Foundation and the International Red Cross....[continue]

Noted Author and Historian Tariq Ali to speak at Mount A, March 17
Mount Allison University | March 10, 2006
Leadership Mount Allison is pleased to present noted author, historian, and political campaigner Tariq Ali, who will deliver a public lecture on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre, Mount Allison University campus....[continue]

Toronto poverty is highly racialized: York University census study
York University | March 9, 2006
Poverty in Toronto is highly racialized, and the economic gap between members of European and non-European ethno-racial groups has been increasing over the last 30 years, a new study reveals....[continue]

Mount Allison Rights & Democracy conference to be held on campus, March 10-11
Mount Allison University | March 7, 2006
Human Rights: A Gendered Perspective is the Mount Allison Rights & Democracy Delegation’s first-ever undergraduate conference, presented in conjunction with the Centre for Canadian Studies....[continue]

Ethnicity and obesity linked to diabetes during pregnancy
University of Toronto | February 22, 2006
Asian and South Asian women should enter pregnancy at an ideal weight to avoid complications...[continue]

CBU Students from Bangladesh Hosting Awareness…
University College of Cape Breton | February 17, 2006
A group of international CBU students from Bangladesh are hosting an awareness event and dinner on Tuesday, February 21 in recognition of "International Mother Language Day"; a day marked to bring attention to the world’s nearly 6,000 languages....[continue]

Flags, food and fun kick off York University Multicultural Week
York University | January 26, 2006
Hundreds of colorful flags will be waving, feet will be dancing and the aroma of delicious foods from around the globe will be wafting over the campus as York University students celebrate the fourth annual Multicultural Week....[continue]

Nipissing University welcomes religion scholar
Nipissing University | January 25, 2006
Nipissing University is pleased to welcome Joe Boot to campus for a challenging and thought-provoking lecture entitled The Faith of Reason....[continue]

York breaks down barriers for internationally educated nurses
York University | January 3, 2006
Nurses arriving in Canada as immigrants would normally have to go about the lengthy, costly and frustrating experience of starting their education from scratch – but a unique program at York University has recently opened its doors to bridge this gap....[continue]

Amnesty International leader to shed light on people in dark corners
University of Alberta | October 31, 2005
The first woman, the first Asian and the first Muslim to lead the world's largest human rights organization, Irene Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International, will deliver the University of Alberta Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights on Wednesday October 26, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. in the U of A Myer Horowitz Theatre....[continue]

Western Celebrates Interesting Grads
University of Western Ontario | October 25, 2005
The University of Western Ontario is celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of the University's newest alumni who prove family, commitment, and dedication make dreams come true....[continue]

Earthquake victims remembered
University of Toronto | October 24, 2005
Speakers call for aid to devastated area...[continue]

Notable Canadian filmmaker to attend Women's Film Festival
St. Francis Xavier University | October 21, 2005
The St. Francis Xavier University's Women's Studies Program presents the seventh annual Women's Film Festival over three days from Oct. 26-28, 2005....[continue]

Flag flies at half-mast for South Asian earthquake memorial
University of Toronto | October 20, 2005
Victims of the recent devastating earthquake in South Asia will be honoured Oct. 21 on the St. George campus with a memorial service and a candlelight vigil sponsored by a number of student organizations and U of T’s anti-racism and cultural diversity office....[continue]

Gathering to Recognize, Aid Earthquake Victims
University of Guelph | October 17, 2005
The University of Guelph’s Muslim Students Association and Pakistan Students Federation, along with the Pakistan Canada Association, will hold a prayer congregation and fund raiser Wednesday for victims of the earthquake in South Asia....[continue]

Trent Collects Donations for Earthquake Relief
Trent University | October 14, 2005
The Trent University community is mobilizing to collect donations for victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Pakistan last weekend....[continue]

Trent Students Respond to Earthquake in South Asia
Trent University | October 12, 2005
Trent University students have responded to the earthquake disaster in South Asia with calls for fundraising, both immediate and long term. Red Cross donation boxes have been set-up in the Bata Library, Trent International Program (TIP) Office, and college offices where cash donations can be made directly to the South Asia Earthquake Relief Fund....[continue]

York responds to earthquake disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan and northern India
York University | October 12, 2005
The faculty, staff and students of York University have been deeply moved by the devastation caused by Saturday’s earthquake in Pakistan, Afghanistan and northern India....[continue]

War Child Canada co-founders to receive honorary degrees at 2005 Brock Fall Convocation
Brock University | October 11, 2005
Brock University will confer 379 undergraduate degrees from all six faculties, 135 graduate degrees, 71 education degrees and 24 certificates at the 2005 Fall Convocation, being held on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m., in the Walker Complex at the west end of campus, in the Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium....[continue]

Lecture to Discuss Canada's Response, Challenges of 2004 Tsunami
University of Guelph | September 30, 2005
Canada's response to the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami and the country's commitment to rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts is the topic of an Oct. 6 public lecture at the University of Guelph....[continue]

International medical graduates provide essential service for Newfoundland and Labrador
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 21, 2005
Doctors who received their medical degrees from countries outside of Canada play an essential role in the health of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians especially in rural and under-serviced areas....[continue]



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