News & Announcements
Ontario Expanding High-Quality, Accessible Virtual Learning
October 28, 2021
Province’s call for proposals in partnership with eCampusOntario will help students increase their skills and create fulfilling careers TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $10.7 million to provide...
CICMH Launches the 2021 Campus Needs Questionnaire
October 13, 2021
The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) is inviting all campus mental health stakeholders (e.g., service providers, faculty, administrators, community organizations, students, etc.) to complete our annual 10-minute...
Ontario Strengthening Commitment to Athlete Safety on Rowan’s Law Day
Province investing in mental health support, healthy sport culture
September 29, 2021
Province investing in mental health support, healthy sport culture TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing up to $125,000 in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division to...
Ontario Strengthening Supports for Postsecondary Students Reporting Sexual Violence or Harassment
Changes will address student concerns about repercussions and stigma
September 16, 2021
TORONTO – The Ontario government is moving forward with regulatory amendments that will help create a safer environment for students attending all publicly assisted colleges and universities, as well as...
Job Posting: CICMH Knowledge and Research Lead
September 9, 2021
We are hiring! Our team is seeking an experienced individual to join us as a Knowledge and Research Lead. Reporting to the Director, CICMH, this position will provide knowledge...
Ontario universities are bolstering mental health resources for the fall, but students say barriers to access persist
September 6, 2021
For university and college students, exercising resilience during the pandemic has been difficult. Online classes, isolation, dwindling job prospects, financial stress and the fear of COVID-19 itself have all weighed...
Colleges, universities grapple with making vaccines mandatory for students
July 12, 2021
Canada appears to be hitting a complacency wall, with the lowest uptake being among the university-age demographic, the 18- to 29-year-olds Toronto’s Seneca College is finding itself in an...
Most Ontario youth experienced depression during pandemic, early data suggests
July 8, 2021
TORONTO — Preliminary research suggests the COVID-19 crisis is having a sustained and significant impact on youth mental health in Ontario. Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children released...
Ontario Supports Expansion of Postsecondary Education and Long-Term Care in Milton
Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Schlegel Villages will strengthen and enhance community services
June 17, 2021
MILTON —The Ontario government is supporting the expansion of postsecondary education and long-term care in Milton. The Milton Education Village will include new campuses for Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier...
Ryerson University to require students living in residence to get a COVID-19 vaccine
June 15, 2021
Students living in residence at Ryerson University this fall will be required to get a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. In an email to CP24, university spokesperson Karen Benner...