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One family, eight degrees from McMaster
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
Convocation will be a family affair for the de Bruins today....[continue]

McMaster responds to elimination of mandatory retirement
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
In December 2006, changes to the Ontario Human Rights Code will take effect, resulting in the elimination of mandatory retirement in Ontario....[continue]

Eric Molson to receive honorary doctorate from Concordia University
Concordia University | November 16, 2006
Eric Molson, former Chancellor of Concordia University, will receive an honorary doctorate at one of the university’s upcoming fall convocation ceremonies....[continue]

Biography of Mr. Eric Herbert Molson
Concordia University | November 16, 2006
Born and raised in Montreal, Eric H Molson has been an active member of the community throughout his lifetime....[continue]

Celebrated pianist Jacques Després takes the stage, Nov. 22
Mount Allison University | November 16, 2006
The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series welcomes music enthusiasts to Brunton Auditorium (134 Main Street) on Wednesday, November 22 at 8 p.m. for a performance by acclaimed pianist Jacques Després — a concert artist who has dazzled audiences for over two decades with his sensitive, yet powerful style and sympathetic interpretations of a broad range of composers....[continue]

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]

More nurses needed for rural Ontario
McMaster University | November 15, 2006
The sustainability of the nursing workforce and delivery of quality patient care could be threatened in rural areas of Ontario, according to a McMaster University study....[continue]

New fund to aid lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students
University of Toronto | November 15, 2006
Bursaries and emergency financial aid fund to be established...[continue]

New program evaluates seniors' risk for cardiovascular disease
McMaster University | November 14, 2006
A new cardiovascular health promotion program for seniors is wrapping up this week in communities across Ontario....[continue]

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

SMU and Halifax Welcome World Renowned Peace Leader
St. Mary's University | November 10, 2006
Dr. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. is a man admired by many....[continue]

Ontario's universities introduce a new information tool for students, parents and the public
Brock University | November 9, 2006
On behalf of Ontario's 18 universities, the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) is pleased to introduce an enhancement to the wide array of information already available to the public....[continue]

Funding Available for Women's Safety Initiatives
University of Guelph | November 9, 2006
The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities is again providing U of G with funding to support women’s safety initiatives on campus....[continue]

Annual carillon concert will herald the holiday season
University of Toronto | November 9, 2006
Former applied science and engineering faculty member to perform early evening of Dec. 9...[continue]

UNBC Leads Research on Local Air Quality
University of Northern British Columbia | November 7, 2006
UNBC researchers are currently conducting a variety of studies that will provide Prince George with the best information yet on how to improve the City’s air quality....[continue]

Seven Guelph Researchers Get Provincial Support
University of Guelph | November 7, 2006
Seven University of Guelph professors are among 104 leading researchers province-wide who each received $100,000 in support today from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation’s Early Researcher Award program....[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]

New chair will focus on Indian culture-history
University of Alberta | October 27, 2006
The creation of a new Chair in Classical Indian Polity and Society, focusing on the period from 500 BCE to 500 CE, will significantly enhance the University's ability to offer courses on one of the great civilizations of the world to its students....[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]

Brandon University holds official opening of Convergys Learning Centre
Brandon University | October 27, 2006
On Thursday, October 26, Brandon University held an official opening for the Convergys Learning Centre, located in the John E. Robbins Library on the BU campus. The opening featured a short formal presentation and ribbon cutting followed by a reception and demonstration of some of the equipment in the room Brandon University Reference Librarian Rainer Schira. Among the attendees were Julie Hewitt, Brandon Site Leader for Convergys, Cheryl McLelland, Human Resource Manager, Convergys Brandon, Patrick Robineau, from MBNA Canada, Mike Dutka, Manager, Staples Brandon and His Worship Dave Burgess, Mayor of Brandon....[continue]

Gift to support Masonic collection at Brock University
Brock University | October 27, 2006
The Heritage Lodge No. 730 of the Grand Lodge A.F. and A.M. of Canada in Ontario will present a gift of $10,000 to Brock to ensure the James A. Gibson Library's ability to promote, support and conserve the Masonic collection....[continue]

Farmers' Market Contributes Nearly $800,000 to Local Economy
University of Northern British Columbia | October 26, 2006
Research undertaken by the UNBC School of Environmental Planning indicates that the local Farmers’ Market has emerged as a major contributor to the City’s downtown, pumping $794,000 into the local economy....[continue]

Trinity appoints Professor Orchard as next provost
University of Toronto | October 26, 2006
The University of Toronto congratulates The University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto on its appointment of Professor Andy Orchard as Trinity’s next provost....[continue]

BU School of Music Upcoming Events: November & December 2006
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
BU School of Music
BU School of Music
Upcoming Events: November & December 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00
    Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    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]

    SHEA, Harold Thomas
    St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
    SHEA, Harold Thomas - 83, Halifax, passed away October 23, 2006....[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]

    Northern Communities Aim to Make Themselves Attractive to Future Nurses
    University of Northern British Columbia | October 24, 2006
    Four northern BC communities have been participating in a project that is intended to make the communities more welcoming to Nursing students who are participating in clinical placements....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
    Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick to speak at the Fourth Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice....[continue]

    People with strong faith donate, volunteer more: study
    Ryerson University | October 23, 2006
    Professor Ida Berger recently published a study on the influence of religion on philanthropy in Canada...[continue]

    University of Ottawa Media Calendar October 22 to 27, 2006
    University of Ottawa | October 23, 2006
    Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week. To learn more about what’s happening, please visit[continue]

    Cap and Gowns Abound: Mount Saint Vincent University Graduates More Than 450 at Fall Convocations
    Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
    Mount Saint Vincent University will officially confer certificates, diplomas and degrees to more than 450 graduating students....[continue]

    Prof Named Head of Provincial Drinking-Water Panel
    University of Guelph | October 19, 2006
    A University of Guelph professor will head a panel of experts to advise the provincial government on protecting sources of drinking water and meeting needs of rural communities....[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]

    New University courses to include Northwest Coast First Nations carving
    Malaspina University College | October 19, 2006
    Spanish, religion, criminology and Northwest Coast First Nations Carving courses will spice up an already extensive selection of university-level courses being offered at Malaspina University-College’s Cowichan campus in spring 2007....[continue]

    Innovative discussion series tackles issues of law, religion and society
    University of Toronto | October 19, 2006
    In 2006, Islamic religious issues dominated media headlines. What can we learn about the portrayal of this controversial religion in the media and its relevance to our day-to-day lives?...[continue]

    The University of Ottawa receives $1.7 million from the Ontario Research Fund
    University of Ottawa | October 19, 2006
    The University of Ottawa is proud to announce that 17 researchers have received grants from the Ministry of Research and Innovation’s Ontario Research Fund to remain at the leading-edge of research in their fields....[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]

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

    Owen Eric Wood
    Concordia University | October 19, 2006
    "Self Portrait" questions the North American ideology of individuality by bringing attention to the reality of our biological, emotional and spiritual influences of our families....[continue]

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