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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.