The letter highlights a series of recommendations for a new student union: a constitution that can only be amended at an annual General Assembly with a majority vote, elections managed by an independent third party, a model of governance which includes mechanisms for punitive action should trust be breached, and accountability to its membership.
University of Ottawa experts discussed the way technology facilitates gendered violence, the barriers to protecting women, and how to tackle these emerging issues better.
The BOA of the SFUO met on Oct. 14 to discuss a series of 10 motions relating to governance and the ratification of the company handling online voting. Near the seven hour mark, quorum was lost as most of the United slate walked out.
A formal complaint with the Ottawa Police Services (OPS) has been made by a resident of Barrhaven on Sept. 15 against Hadi Wess, former Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) president, who is currently running for city council in Ward 3, Barrhaven. Wess denies the allegations and the existence of a police report.
Interdisciplinary Research Lab on Cities and Contemporary Urban Processes opens its doors on the University of Ottawa campus.
A year-long University of Ottawa study looked at the cognitive functioning in over 4,500 children analyzing the impact of screen time, sleep, and physical activity. Screen time was found to have the largest impact in a child’s cognitive development.
The Entrepreneurs’ Club of the Telfer School of Management held their annual ELLE Gala, which saw the introduction of a mentorship hour.
On Oct. 10, the SFUO announced upcoming by-elections and their intention to create a new agreement with the University of Ottawa.