We collected the data, crunched the numbers and built our rankings. Out of nearly 50 schools, here are the universities with enviable reputations, vibrant libraries, amazing professors and thriving campuses.
Behind the Big Red Machine
How a small think tank called Canada 2020 gave rise to Justin Trudeau and became the country’s new nexus of power
By ANNE KINGSTON15 min
PLOT OF GOLD
Thousands have searched, and some have died, for Forrest Fenn’s mysterious hidden treasure. Allen Abel joins the hunt in New Mexico.
An elite school’s dark past
How a well-intentioned gesture by Prince Andrew exposed sexual abuse at an exclusive Ontario academy
By MICHAEL FRISCOLANTI11 min
2,816 dead Canadians and counting
How Ottawa has scrambled to confront an unprecedented opioid crisis. And why frontline workers say it’s only going to get worse.
By Paul Wells10 min
Across the country, Gladue rights for Indigenous offenders are being ignored, underfunded or flat-out denied
By KYLE EDWARDS9 min
Truth and education
For First Nations, Metis and Inuit students to find academic success, schools need to rework their programs, curricula and campus cultures
By JENNIFER LEWINGTON9 min
I’m moving to Canada
Foreign students are streaming into this country as universities offer guaranteed housing, language classes and mentoring to help newcomers succeed
By JENNIFER LEWINGTON8 min
Thank you for the update on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women commission (“Lost and broken,” Cover, October 2017). I am appalled that this necessary process has been such a waste of money, and that no lessons learned were applied from the previous commission.
Not just for super geniuses
Earning a scholarship isn’t all based on grades. It’s about knowing your skills, research, and starting early.
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