Ontario

On-campus abortion impacts equal access to education

Providing medication abortion at universities goes beyond improving access to the procedure for affected students—it’s vital to improve access to education.Continue...

Provincial policy change limits options for assault survivors

The provincial government’s looming changes to its program to support sexual violence survivors will marginalize the very communities the resource is meant to help.Continue...

Ontario law schools quietly considered challenging province on legal aid fee status

Ontario law schools quietly considered an effort to reverse the removal of legal aid clinic fees from the slate of mandatory student levies under the Student Choice Initiative, documents obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request show.Continue...

Without academic accountability, universities suffer

High schools in Ontario make a huge effort to prepare graduating students forpost-secondary education, but there’s one thing they can’t prepare them for: the unregulated academics of Canadian universities.Continue...

Queen’s ranks fourth for disclosures of non-consensual sexual violence in Ontario

In a province-wide survey, 73,708 of 116,627 university students reported disclosing incidents of sexual harassment at their respective post-secondary institutions.Continue...

Breed-specific legislation doles out careless, ineffective punishment

Discrimination isn’t limited to the human species. The animals we interact with most—cats and dogs—are companion animals, yet within this group, not all are treated equally. In some countries,...Continue...

Queen’s to lose $31.4 million in revenue following tuition cuts

Queen’s is developing their 2019-20 academic year budget—despite an expected $31.4 million drop in revenue.Continue...

Ontario addresses changes to OSAP

Minister Merrilee Fullerton is standing by the Province’s “historic reforms” to OSAP in response to a list of questions from The Journal. Continue...

Province to cut tuition costs by 10 per cent, nix free tuition

The province announced new changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP) on Thursday that—while proposing cuts to tuition—could see out-of-pocket studentfees increase.Continue...

Midwives should be compensated and treated fairly

Midwives’ unequal pay represents our refusal to fairly compensate women for their labour.Continue...

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