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Patterson: Don’t be betrayed by destinations

One of the greatest gifts in life is the ability to learn, said Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

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Brock prof says The Tragically Hip bringing Canada together August 19, 2016

The Tragically Hip’s final concert tour has been less emotional than a Brock University pop culture professor expected. Instead, the iconic Canadian band is doing what it does best: putting on amazing shows, writes Dan Dakin of Brock News.

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BCIT associate vice-president Dr. David Porter selected as new CEO of eCampusOntario July 14, 2016

Dr. David Porter, the associate VP of education support and innovation at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, has been selected as the new CEO of eCampusOntario.

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Reconciliation through education June 21, 2016

A survey of Canada’s universities shows that campuses across the country have scaled up programs and services specifically designed to meet the needs of Indigenous students.

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Premier Attends Daughters for Life Scholarship Ceremonies May 19, 2016

Ontario universities partner with Daughters for Life Foundation to offer unique scholarships to empower young women in Israel and the West Bank.

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News Releases

Ontario’s Universities Spark Conversation about the Future – Are You Ready? September 23, 2016

Ontario’s universities are asking students and their parents what excites them and what concerns them about the future, to spark a province-wide conversation about how universities can be good partners in ensuring the future is brighter for everyone.

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More than 120,000 university hopefuls and parents to load up on info at the Ontario Universities’ Fair this weekend September 20, 2016

It could be an intriguing program, a campus in a dream location, after-school sports and activities - or all of the above. Whatever high school students have on their minds as they pick a university, the Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF) has all the answers.

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Ontario’s Universities to Make Announcement at Universities’ Fair  September 19, 2016

On behalf of Ontario’s universities, David Lindsay, President and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, will make an announcement about the future of Ontario.

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Ontario’s Universities Share Commitment to Brighter Future For Province September 12, 2016

Ontario’s universities share the government’s commitment, reiterated in today’s Throne Speech, to ensuring we draw on the many talents and resources Ontario has to offer to ensure a brighter future for everyone.

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