Students returning to school this September will be welcomed by a familiar sight—campus construction. And this time, some of it is here to stay for an extended period.
Professor Jeremy Kerr of the University of Ottawa’s Department of Biology joined a group of Carleton University students in a study of the conservation and protection of different endangered species, and found that research on invertebrates is lacking.
Regardless of how you feel about Rob Ford, it can’t be denied that these one-dimensional views spread across news outlets are dehumanizing, as they fail to recognize anything valuable Ford has done professionally or personally. Would that really increase their readership, in comparison to repeatedly alleging the mayor is incompetent?
When women face discomfort or pain at work, should companies give them time off—with no assurance that the manager will still act fairly towards them—or ensure that management is sensitive to women’s issues when allowing time off?
World Radio Day, which takes place on Feb. 13 and began in 2012, was created by UNESCO to celebrate radio and its important place in our society. The Canadian Commission for UNESCO is teaming up with FRI to host BOOM BOX, a live webcast taking place on World Radio Day and broadcasting out of the McMillan Agency’s studio in Ottawa’s ByWard Market.
As the story takes audiences back into the past, we meet Jem, played by U of O alumna Carol Sinclair, and her father John, a fame-obsessed drunkard. Throughout the play, audiences watch as each character’s past unfolds, and how they struggle to find true meaning and faith in life.