McGill gets new principal

Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum was installed as McGill University’s first female principal and vice-chancellor on Mon., Mar. 10. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada; the president of the National Assembly of Quebec; and the mayor of Montreal attended the ceremony.Munroe-Blum served as vice-president research and international relations at the University of… Continue reading McGill gets new principal

UBC labour woes

Students at the University of British Columbia could see more strike action by university staff.The Canadian Union of Provincial Employees Local 2950, which represents more than 1,500 clerical and support staff at UBC served 72-hour strike notice on Wed., Mar. 5 and asked mediator Mark Brown to book out. Job action could take place as… Continue reading UBC labour woes