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University of Manitoba

In 1900 the university became a teaching institution by an act of the provincial legislature. Thereafter, other colleges also received affiliated status: the Manitoba College of Pharmacy (1902); Manitoba Agricultural College (1906); St Paul's College (Roman Catholic) and Brandon College (1938).

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University of Ottawa

In 1866, university status was granted by Parliament, making the University of Ottawa the last university to receive its charter prior to the British North America Act, which made education a provincial responsibility.

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University of Regina

 The University of Regina's main campus and original College Avenue campus, covering 930 acres, are both located in Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America. The University counts more than 14 000 full-time and part-time students.

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University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan was founded in 1907. In 1879 the Church of England (see Anglicanism) established Emmanuel College in Prince Albert to train in theology, classics and Indigenous languages. In 1883 it became known as the University of Saskatchewan.

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University of Toronto

 During this period some of Toronto's theological colleges also federated with the university. Knox College (founded 1844), a Presbyterian seminary, affiliated with the university in 1885 and federated in 1890. Wycliffe College (Anglican, founded 1877) became a federated college in 1889.

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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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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.