Assessing Laurentian University's Deep Cuts

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

In February, Laurentian University announced insolvency, and court proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). The university's president cited recurring deficits, declining demographics, a tuition freeze, and the pandemic. Now, more than 100 faculty have been laid off, and more than 60 programs have been eliminated. We dig into the implications for the institution's important tricultural mandate, for the students, faculty, Sudbury, and the greater northern Ontario university community.
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Assessing Laurentian University's Deep Cuts
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Apr 19, 2021
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