Prof. Stephen Toope, president of the University of British Columbia, has unveiled a five-point strategy to help the University drive forward innovation in the B.C. economy.
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Youth unemployment has been the scourge of much of the developed world throughout the recession and recovery, but the data show that higher education may be the greatest antidote for this economic toxin.
A new report from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) finds that the province’s 20 universities could be organized into at least three distinct clusters based on a set of variables that other jurisdictions have used to differentiate their university systems, setting the stage
Montreal’s status as a university city is weakening and that could mean dire consequences for the city’s economy, according to a new report by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.
Universities are crucial to society because they drive economies, provide a blanket of career opportunities and are often the locations of important groundbreaking research.
A new report commissioned by a bipartisan quartet of lawmakers seeks to bolster the sagging fortunes of the humanities and social sciences, arguing that those disciplines are central to the nation's civic, cultural, economic, and diplomatic future.
This study finds that public funding for postsecondary education is repaid many times over by graduates in the form of higher personal income taxes paid on the income they earn.
A new expert panel report, entitled Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment, was released today by the Council of Canadian Academies.
Universities around the world are coming under greater pressure to increase their productivity, often because of reduced funding in the context of increasing student demand. At the same time, many governments are looking to universities to produce short-term practical outcomes, commercialise thei