Canada’s universities: Best-kept secret of the North

Canada is a choice destination, if not a destination of choice, for international students. Why is there no stampede for admission? The lack of publicity, and the fact that education is a provincial matter may be the basis for confusion and a dearth of information. Or maybe it's just the chilly climate?

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Canada's universities have become leaders in information technology and digital media, environmental engineering and mining, aerospace, oceanography and fisheries management, and other fields, writes Roseann O’Reilly Runte.
Roseann O'Reilly Runte
Published: Thursday, 02/21/2013 10:27 pm EST
Last Updated: Monday, 02/25/2013 8:06 am EST

Academics have long held that universities should be open to the world and that education must include international experience and contacts.

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