January 2017

Legal action taken to get BEd students back in the classroom

Today, the five Nova Scotia universities affected, have filed suit with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in order to allow BEd students affected by the current Work-to rule action, back in the classroom. The below release states that, “The five universities seek a Declaration that the NSTU’s resumption of its December 5th, 2016, Work-to-Rule More »

CBU to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to host yet another Chinese New Year Celebration. Celebrating the year of the Rooster, the event will include music, dragon dancing, great food and cultural exhibitions. CBU and the community look forward to the event each year. The event isn’t only meant for the Chinese population, everyone from the More »

CBUSU Introduces myWellness Plan

As Mental Wellness month kicks off at Cape Breton University, the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) wants to remind students of the myWellness Plan program. Initially launched for CBU students in September 2016, the program offers medically approved, anonymous online mental care designed to assist in the prevention, early diagnosis and ongoing management of More »

FAQ For Nova Scotia High School Students

Dear Nova Scotia High School Student: Applying to university is an exciting time, but we know that due to the recent work-to-rule action you likely have a lot of questions and concerns about admissions and scholarship applications. Don’t worry, our Enrolment Services team is here to answer your questions and help you every step of More »

Les Belles-Soeurs opens at Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre

Cape Breton University’s (CBU) Boardmore Theatre starts off the New Year with a Canadian classic. Michel Tremblay’s Les Belles-soeurs will be staged from January 24 to 29. Les Belles- soeurs stars 15 talented female cast members. “Working with a mature all-female cast who bring with them life experience has been a pleasure,” says Carolyn Dunn, More »

CBU adjusting dates for best interest of students

Cape Breton University has adjusted course drop dates and payment deadlines in light of an announcement by the Cape Breton University Faculty Association that they may choose to interrupt the student educational experience. That announcement came late last night on the eve of what otherwise would have been the due date (January 13, 2017) for More »

Stephen Augustine To Speak at 12th Annual Joseph Howe Symposium

Stephen Augustine, Dean of the Unama’ki College and Aboriginal Learning at CBU, will be speaking at the 12th annual Joseph Howe symposium on Saturday, January 14, in Halifax. The symposium will engage with the crucial question of reconciliation with Indigenous people of Canada. Dean Augustine will discuss the importance of language and culture in Indigenous More »

CBU – CBUFA talks break off

Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association (CBUFA) met yesterday, January 5, to continue discussions around next steps for a Collective Agreement, having also met on two occasions in late December. Though the teams met with the assistance of a Provincial Conciliator, regretfully the parties were unable to conclude a tentative More »