On Jan. 26, the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) held their third Board of Administration (BOA) meeting of the month, where Faculty of Social Sciences representative Tony Bui raised some “serious concerns” about the upcoming general election.
According to Jean-Philippe Dubé, a fourth-year computer science student at the U of O, the shift to the new D2L platform was a collective decision made by the administration and members of the university Senate.
The committee, which is comprised of students, faculty members, and other staff at the U of O, are working to identify what kinds of “barriers to inclusion” exist on campus.
The ID Project helps provide health cards, birth certificates, SIN cards, and photo ID cards, according to co-founder Emily Cumbaa, who notes that simple tasks such as depositing a cheque can be made difficult without proper identification.
A judge has ruled in favour of a challenge brought forward by the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) in 2015 over a salary increase for two senior executives at the U of O.
Jasmine van Schouwen is a law student at the University of Ottawa who first applied to participate in the conference last year and will be representing the Kanata-Carleton riding.