Fall 2017 SFUO by-election preview

Voting for the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO)’s fall 2017 by-election takes place Oct. 17-19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about the candidates and referendum questions on the ballots.

U of O looking to become smoke free campus

The University of Ottawa is working towards becoming a completely smoke-free campus to promote a healthier environment for students. The discussion surrounding a potential smoke free campus started as a result of two main initiatives: a student survey conducted this past spring and rapidly approaching changes in Ontario legislation.

Overdose prevention pop up sites see community support

The site has the safety of users in mind, and Wright says that one feature that does this is that it allows users to inject more than once per sitting. Wright refers to this as a “taste,” where users can safely assess what they are taking in, and decide how to proceed in order to prevent an accidental overdose.