Uniting might seem like a good idea to many—in the last federal election the three left-wing parties amounted to 53.45 per cent of the voters, and together occupy 138 seats in the House—but is it really? The Wildrose Party started in order to oppose the PC and offer the people of Alberta a choice that is more right-wing than the centre-right PCs.
The faculty of social sciences (FSS) at the U of O accidentally released the personal information of students in the faculty on Monday, Nov. 26, including the GPAs, number of credits completed, email addresses, and names of more than 1,000 third- and fourth-year students.
Jacob Krich was recently hired by the University of Ottawa as a researcher of high-efficiency photovoltaics and as an assistant professor in the physics department. Krich studies the ways both organic and inorganic materials can convert light into electricity.
The SFUO, who is in charge of the health plan at the U of O, reported that $119,049 in antidepressants were claimed through the health plan in 2011. This represents 12.7 per cent of all claims through the health plan for that year. That is up from the $84,300, or 12.2 per cent, in antidepressants claimed between September 2010 and June 2011—a $34,749 increase in claims, but only a 0.5 per cent increase.
Reports of collusion and corruption are nothing new for Quebec’s construction industry. What is new, however, is the eroding image of engineers and a mounting questions of whether or not engineers are applying ethical and professional standards in their profession.