Algonquin College

Report calls program ‘deeply troubled,’ university halts admission of new students Photo by Adam Feibel   The University of Ottawa has suspended admission of new students to its journalism program for the upcoming academic year. A university committee decided to suspend admission to the program at the earliest opportunity after an internal report to the …

With the fall semester approaching, issues surrounding Ottawa’s transit policy towards students are heating up. Representatives from Ottawa’s seven student associations hand-delivered letters to city councillors in July, asking them to raise the current age restriction on monthly student passes and also offer a summer U-Pass.

The Algonquin Students’ Association (ASA) started running ads that criticized OC Transpo for these changes. The ads were part of a campaign entitled “Age Does not Define a Student,” funded by the ASA.

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