The elder, Claudette Commanda, is an Algonquin Anishinabe from the Kitigan Zibi First Nation and a U of O alumna. She is also the first person to hold the position as an elder in residence at the university.
Friends described Brennan as fearless, full of life, adventurous, passionate, and a traveler who loved to explore new places and different cultures, having visited more than 20 countries during her short life. She also had a deep love for animals and classical music.
According to Kiera Brant, the idea for the portal came about in early 2013, around the time that the Idle No More movement began to pick up steam.
To these long-time best friends, they were already a family to begin with—winning this recent court case was just a simple formality.
SFUO food bank hosts Paul Dewar to talk unpaid internships, food insecurity.
Ottawa city councillor Mathieu Fleury is exploring the idea of launching a pilot project to start licensing landlords in order to better protect tenants’ rights.
On Sunday, Feb. 26, Ottawa police arrested a 40-year-old man following the discovery of a methamphetamine laboratory in his apartment at 345 Barber Street.