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University of Manitoba strike ends after Faculty Association approves new deal

WINNIPEG – The strike is officially over. The University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) have reached a deal.

The strike started on Nov. 336 more words

News

University of Manitoba students concerned about workload after strike

WINNIPEG — For the first time in 21 days, the picket lines were gone at the University of Manitoba. The university and its faculty reached a tentative deal Sunday night. 248 more words

Education

Best Computer Science Universities in Canada: 2017 Ranking - Macleans.ca

Computer science is one of the hottest fields in existence, with some of the best employment prospects. For the second year in a row, Maclean’s has ranked the best universities in 10 program areas—including computer science. 62 more words

Computer Science

University of Manitoba students say mental health is deteriorating during strike

WINNIPEG — As the University of Manitoba strike hits week three, students are voicing concerns beyond their education.

Students at U of M said beyond their education sitting in limbo, they are concerned for their own well-being too. 247 more words

Education

The College Football Playoff just blew up.

The CFP or college football playoff just blew up.  The only team in the current top four to get through unscathed is the University of Alabama Crimson Tide who rolled over their inferior competition.   108 more words

Clemson Tigers

Faculty on strike at the University of Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Faculty hit the picket line at the University of Manitoba Tuesday morning.

At 7 a.m., staff officially went on strike at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses after they couldn’t agree on a new contract with the university. 427 more words

Education

Premier on public-sector wage freeze, U of M contract talks hit impasse

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister stopped short Monday of confirming that he is seeking a wage freeze from all public-sector workers as he attempts to reduce the deficit. 385 more words

Politics