Laurentian graduates revolutionizing the rehabilitation of stroke patients. A new approach to immigration to help the labour shortage. Women make up 40 per cent of McMaster Engineering's incoming class. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in late August and early September.
Stroke rehabilitation: Laurentian University profiles IRegained, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the rehabilitation of stroke patients, and where about 60 per cent of staff are Laurentian alumni, including engineering, computational sciences, and kinesiology graduates.
Labour shortage: Immigration minister Sean Fraser announced that, beginning in 2023, Canada will start being more tactical in choosing permanent residents, giving preference to specific skills or labour-starved regions. Construction, engineering, food services and health care organizations are struggling the most to find enough workers, government data show.
McMaster Engineering: This year, McMaster Engineering has reached a new equity milestone, with 40 per cent of incoming undergraduate students being women.