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Ontario college faculty have started phase three of their work-to-rule action on March 2 after they rejected the contract offer by a vote of 62 per cent.

Algonquin College had 699 ballots cast in which 375 rejected the offer, representing 53.4 per cent. This was five points higher than those who supported the December strike vote.


Envisioning an inclusive sport for all genders and ethnicities is something we should all do. I can’t imagine ever telling my daughter she shouldn’t or can’t play because she is a girl.

The thought of anybody being discouraged from playing hockey is unfathomable. I hope one day all the women’s hockey knowledge I pass down to my one-year-old daughter Emma is passed down to another generation of women’s hockey players.


Algonquin College campuses have students from all over the world. Some are from all over Canada, such as Indigenous communities, and others come from abroad.

There are similarities when it comes to international and Indigenous students. The significant similarity is they move hundreds, sometimes thousands of kilometres from home to pursue higher education.


Project Lighthouse works to diminish sexual violence through education and support
by: Jantina Huizenga

Every Tuesday Project Lighthouse hosts Scones and Tea which is an event that talks about sex, sexuality, consent and dating. There are weekly videos posted on the student services Instagram page.

"We’re trying to create lots of different ways for interacting to happen to get the education out to students,” said Sarah Crawford, the sexual violence prevention and harm reduction coordinator at Algonquin College.


The Algonquin Wolves men's basketball team beat the Seneca Sting 65-59 in a nail-biting game in the OCAA playoffs on March 9, proceeding to the quarter-finals.

The Wolves had to fight hard all the way to the last 30 seconds in order to beat the Sting in the first game of the knockout stage of the tournament.


Simu Liu reveals unique 'superhero origin story'

by: David Rotel

Every hero has an origin story and Shang-Chi actor Simu Liu revealed his during Algonquin College's recent An Evening With series.

"I was born in a little city in China called Harbin. I guess the notable thing about me and my early life is that I didn't grow up with my parents," Liu said.

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When the pandemic commenced two years ago, there was an enormous effort put forth by the entire College community to respond – to make certain that we continued to deliver the highest calibre learning experience, allowing every learner to achieve their lifelong dreams. 
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