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Peaceful protesters rally against Charest

MONTREAL (CUP)—HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE gathered in front of Premier Jean Charest’s office in downtown Montreal on Sept. 24 to protest loudly, but peacefully, against allegations of corruption in the construction ind...
photo courtesy Luke Copland

Canadian ice shelves disappearing

Map of Canada to be redrawn ELLESMERE ISLAND, THE most northern point of Canada, is undergoing a big change. In the past six years, ice shelves that were a part of the island’s territory have been damaged be...
photo illustration by Mico Mazza

Party versus party versus party versus party

Who students should vote for, according to other students WHO COULD BE better suited for the task of telling students who to vote for than students themselves? The Fulcrum spoke to campus chapters of politi...
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Ottawa–Vanier candidates explain their ambitions The Questions: 1. Explain your party’s platform. 2. The cost of post-secondary education is a big election issue for students. What is your party's stance...
illustration by Tina Wallace

Homeless

WHILE DOING RESEARCH for this column, I came across a horrifying statistic: Every night in Ottawa between 16 and 45 people sleep on the street. This is not including those who find a bed in shelters or couc...
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Operation Come Home marks 40 years in Ottawa

Organization presented with ‘generous donation’ ON SEPT. 22, Operation Come Home celebrated its 40th anniversary. The Ottawa-based organization, which aids homeless and in-need youth, received a $600,000 donat...
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U of O participates in EU project

University’s institutions to contribute to multilingualism research THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa has been selected as one of 12 international institutions to participate in a three-year Languages in Urban Communit...