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By LOUIS MAHEU & ROBERT LACROIX - University Affairs | Feb 18, 2015

Recent international rankings of universities seem to show that Canada’s major universities are slipping. But looking closer, we’re in fact not doing badly.


Dec 10, 2014


Report of the Standing Committee on Finance

Globe and Mail by Andre Picard | Dec 9, 2014

Last Thursday, during a visit to IBM headquarters in Markham, Ont., Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his government’s science and technology strategy.

Guy Breton, Special to Montreal Gazette | Nov 25, 2014

The public funding of Quebec universities is a crucial investment for the future of our society. Premier Philippe Couillard should not treat it as a short-term controllable expenditure.

La Presse|Guy Breton Recteur de l'Université de Montréal | Nov 20, 2014

Monsieur le premier ministre,

Je vous écris pour vous demander de considérer le financement public des universités québécoises comme un investissement essentiel à l’avenir de notre société et non comme une dépense compressible à court terme.

La Presse|Guy Breton Recteur, Université de Montréal | Sep 17, 2014

Pendant la campagne électorale du printemps dernier, les recteurs et principaux d’universités québécoises avaient fait paraître dans les pages de ce journal un encart déplorant le peu de place accordé à l’enseignement supérieur dans le débat......

Contributed by Indira Samarasekera to the Globe and Mail | Sep 8, 2014

Academica | Aug 7, 2014

A University of Toronto philosophy professor has contributed an op-ed to the Globe and Mail outlining some of the benefits of Canada’s PSE system.

Contributed by Feridun Hamdullahpur to the Globe and Mail | Jul 30, 2014

The StarPhoenix | May 30, 2014

The University of Saskatchewan's failure to answer questions about why former president Ilene Busch-Vishniac was fired earlier this month could hurt the institution's ability to recruit the best candidates to its top jobs, says Western University president Amit Chakma.