Class cancellations, moves to online learning announced at several postsecondary institutions

March 16, 2020

Several postsecondary institutions have announced class cancellations and a move to online learning in the wake of COVID-19, while others are instituting temporary class cancellations to discuss institutional strategy. Colleges and universities including St Clair College, Niagara College, Fanshawe College, Ontario Tech University, the University of Calgary, the University of Alberta, the University of Lethbridge, Ryerson University, Queen’s University, Brock University, York University, the University of Toronto, and Western University have all announced that they are suspending classes for the time being while they discuss strategy, consider alternative delivery methods, and/or move in-person classes to online platforms. All such institutions indicated they will be communicating plans with community members shortly. Meanwhile, universities, colleges, cégeps, and polytechnics in Québec are affected by a QC government decree banning all indoor gatherings of more than 250 people.   University Affairs  | CBC | Global News | Niagara | Fanshawe (National)