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Public money, private profit: A history of U of T’s MaRS Discovery District

Chelsea Tao and Mariana Valverde, University of Toronto

It is well known that the University of Toronto (U of T) has historically played an important role in scientific innovation. This […]


Indigenizing the collective bargaining process at North Island College

Janis Almond, Evelyn Voyageur, Erin McConomy, Shirley Ackland, and Jen Wrye

The following interview was conducted with leaders at the North Island College Faculty Association. They responded collectively as a group. Could you […]


Analog policies in a digital world: How workplace harassment policies need to adapt to an increasingly digital education environment

Jaigris Hodson, Ph.D., Chandell Gosse, Ph.D., and George Veletsianos, Ph.D., Royal Roads University

The COVID-19 pandemic has expedited the transition to digital education Online spaces, such as Twitter for knowledge mobilization and email for communication, […]


What to do with student evaluations of teaching?

Theresa Man Ling Lee, University of Guelph

It has been two years since the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations published the Report of the OCUFA Student Questionnaires on […]


Academic freedom entails both individual and social responsibility

Stuart Chambers, University of Ottawa

Periodically, professors drop their commitment to objective truth to pursue political agendas. When this occurs, they become prisoners of their own ideologies. […]


“And some, I assume, are good people”: US international student recruitment and neo-racist nativism

Dale Kirby, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of international students enrolled at Canadian colleges and universities had steadily increased in recent years. […]


Indigenization through collective bargaining: Lessons and ideas for academic staff associations

Spy Dénommé-Welch and Larry Savage, Brock University

Introduction In June 2020, members of the Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) ratified a new collective agreement that contained important contract provisions […]


Four reasons to deny university status to Canada Christian College

David Seljak, St. Jerome’s University

Ontarians have opposed the Ford government’s legislation to give Canada Christian College university status and the ability to offer Bachelor of Arts […]


University of Windsor’s Delta Chi fraternity under investigation for racism in student chat rooms

Chantelle Cruzat-Whervin

The University of Windsor has come under increased scrutiny as it has been revealed that student members of the Delta Chi fraternity, […]


Combatting anti-Blackness at Canadian universities means improving Black representation

Chantelle Cruzat-Whervin

Throughout the summer of 2020, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) social movement has once again drawn attention to anti-Blackness within communities and […]