Editorial: Contract cheating in Canada


  • Brandy Usick University of Manitoba
  • Brenda M Stoesz The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, The University of Manitoba https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9108-6863




Canada, contract cheating, history


We present the second issue of the fourth volume of the Canadian Perspectives on Academic Integrity (CPAI). This issue consists of an invited historical article about contract cheating and the proceedings from the second Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity (CSAI) 2021 hosted virtually by Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.


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How to Cite

Usick, B., & Stoesz, B. M. (2021). Editorial: Contract cheating in Canada. Canadian Perspectives on Academic Integrity, 4(2), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.11575/cpai.v4i2.74333

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