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    University of Toronto Quarterly

    University of Toronto Quarterly began publication in Oct 1931 (though an undergraduate magazine of the same name appeared 1895-96). Its first editor, philosopher G.S.

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    University of Victoria

    The University of Victoria, in Victoria, BC, was founded in 1903 as Victoria College and affiliated with McGill University, offering first- and second-year arts and science courses towards a McGill degree.

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    University of Waterloo

    The University of Waterloo is a public research university whose main campus is located in Waterloo, Ontario. Founded in 1957, the institution received its Ontario charter in 1959. It began as a nondenominational engineering and science faculty associated with the University of Western Ontario.

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    Western University

    Ontario's third largest university, Western University was founded in 1878 as the Western University of London, a denominational school of the Church of England.

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    University of Windsor

    The University of Windsor's iconic Dillon Hall, formerly the Assumption College building, was built in 1928 and is named for Rev. Daniel Dillon who was president of Assumption from 1922 to 1928 (courtesy University of Windsor).University of Windsor The University of Windsor in WINDSOR, Ont, was founded in 1963. The university began as Assumption College, founded in 1857 by Reverend Pierre Point (pastor of Assumption Parish) to provide a liberal education. In 1858 it received its...

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    University of Winnipeg

    View of the University of Winnipeg (courtesy University of Winnipeg).University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg, in Winnipeg, was established in 1967 from the former United College, then a member college of UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA and affiliated with the UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA. United College was founded in 1938 through the amalgamation of Manitoba College (founded in 1871 by the PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH) and Wesley College (founded in 1888 by the METHODIST Church). The University of...

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    University Presses

    Although university presses appeared in Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries and in the US in the last quarter of the 19th century, they are a recent development in Canada.

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    University Rankings 1996: Challenges

    This fall, poetry has finally found its place in the concrete monolith on de Maisonneuve. Standing in a sunny corner of the ground floor are four aluminum and granite tables, each chiselled with words chosen by the families of the slain professors.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on November 25, 1996

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  • Macleans

    University Rankings 1996: Winners

    When Karrie Wolfe arrived at the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO from her home in Kitchener, Ont., in September, she brought more than just top marks, a prestigious National Scholarship and her winter clothes. "Like a lot of people, I arrived with preconceptions about the U of T," says Wolfe.

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  • Macleans

    University Rankings 1997: Methodology (Nov97 Updates)

    The Maclean's ranking compares universities with similar structures and mandates.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on November 24, 1997

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    University Rankings 1997: Winners (Nov97 Updates)

    University Rankings 1997: Winners (Nov97 Updates)Medical/DoctoralMedical/DoctoralComprehensivePrimarily UndergraduateUniversity of TorontoIn a darkened room on a busy corner of the University of Toronto sits a million-dollar piece of magic. In the lingo of those in the department of materials science and metallurgy, it is known as a high resolution scanning electron microscope. But that prosaic name does not begin to render due homage to the awesome power of the device, which permits mere mortals to peer at...

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  • Macleans

    University Rankings 1998

    This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on November 23, 1998

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    University Rankings Winners

    She hails from the great Outback, but nothing quite prepared Australian Karen George for the sheer magnitude of the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on November 15, 1999

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  • Macleans

    Victoria University: Maclean's 1995 Rankings

    Twenty-five-year-old Justine Allen's interest in winning is both professional and keenly personal. For eight months, as a master's student in sports psychology, the Wellington, N.Z.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on November 20, 1995

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    Walter Joachim

    Walter Joachim. Cellist, teacher, b Düsseldorf 5 May 1912, naturalized Canadian 1957, d Montreal 20 Dec 2001. At four he began studying the violin; at five, the cello. Studies followed at the conservatory in his home town.

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