The Senate sets educational policies and manages academic issues on campus such as the creation or the discontinuance of a department, faculty, or institute.
It’s not every student that will embark on a 10-year journey to see their idea passed by Parliament, but every student can effect political change right now. Hopefully, some of the lessons Grosman learned on her journey to passing a bill will inform and inspire you to be a driver of real political change—no matter how heavy your class schedule is.
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.
Paying attention to political scandals in Canada will play a central role in keeping our democracy strong.
Canada’s government has announced that Huguette Labelle, a former chancellor of the University of Ottawa, will lead the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments, an advisory body that suggests Senate a...
Mohammed Fahmy, a Canadian journalist working for Al Jazeera in Egypt was sentenced to three years in prison on Aug. 29, despite international outrage.
“Most (students) were unaware of this change, and the ones that are being informed do not see that as a positive change.” —Jean-Philippe Dubé.
Bob Walker, a celebrated Ottawa-raised animator who was nominated for an Academy Award in 2003, passed away from what’s thought to have been a heart attack last week in California.
You don’t need to take an intro political science course to know that democratic legitimacy requires fair and open elections to exist, or that the federation elections as run on this campus don’t usually meet these basic standards.
“I have to admit I was surprised by this honour,” said Bedford. “After all, you guys believe in freedom. I believe in bondage. You like free speech. I gag my clients. You support equality. I preach female superiority. You promote humane treatment of prisoners. I torture mine. But why fuss over details?”