Professor under investigation at University of New Brunswick over comments

The University of New Brunswick is investigating after a tenured sociology professor’s comments and appearances with accused white nationalists were brought to the public’s attention earlier this week. Ricardo Duchesne is known for his controversial views, often published on the…

Dalhousie University appoints new president for 2020

Dalhousie University’s 12th president and vice-chancellor has been appointed. The new president, Deep Saini, is a scientist who earned his PhD in Plant Physiology from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He has worked at four different universities in Canada,…

New Dalhousie University convocation staff recognizes diverse cultures, ethnic groups

Drivers in Nova Scotia might encounter a police checkpoint on the road in the next week. It’s part of a national camping to improve road safety. Road safety week is now underway and police say that’s an important reminder that…

New Dalhousie convocation staff recognizes diverse cultures, ethnic groups

Thousands of students from different cultures and backgrounds walk across the stage during Dalhousie University’s 21 convocations every spring. The New Dawn Staff is the new ceremonial object that will be used to lead graduates into their convocation. Alexa MacLean/Global…

First woman elected to become Dalhousie’s University new chair

A lawyer in Halifax is hoping to “set an example for young girls and woman” by becoming the first woman to host the position of chair for Dalhousie’s University Board of Governors. Candace Thomas, who graduated from Dalhousie Law in…

Manitobans paying more for fruits and vegetables at the grocery store

The price of groceries in Manitoba, fresh vegetables in particular, are on the rise, and there’s no sign of it going down this year. Between March 2016 and March 2019 the food index increased 3.1 per cent in Manitoba, while…

Former football players welcome Dalhousie’s adoption of smart helmets

Former football players are welcoming the decision from a Halifax university to adopt smart helmets that track and record the hits players receive, alerting coaching staff of a potential concussion. Each Riddell SpeedFlex helmet is valued at more than $500…

Dalhousie University football players get ‘smart helmets’ that measure hits, detect concussions

Football players at Dalhousie University in Halifax are among the first in Canada to start using so-called smart helmets that can detect impacts that could lead to concussions. Each top-of-the-line helmet costs more than $500. READ MORE: NFL funds Calgary…