Scholastic expansion doesn't necessarily extend to student residences, which creates a need in the rental market -- and thus an opportunity for investors.
Textbook Student Suites wants to build two, 26-storey towers at 256 Rideau St. and 211 Besserer St., to be joined by a three-storey podium, to create 275 units intended for students. There would also be a 529-square metre retail space on the ground floor.
The University of Ottawa Board of Governors has voted to try to “shift” the school’s investments in fossil fuel industries, but stopped short of full divestment as many campus activists had pushed it to do.
Postsecondary students in Nova Scotia are criticizing the provincial government for “missing the mark” on higher ed in its 2016-17 budget. With a reported surplus of $17 M, the budget is the first to be balanced since 2013.
An online peer support service aimed at helping students through the stresses of their lives is launching at the University of Lethbridge in what organizers are calling a Canadian first.