Halfway into the month of September, the capital region has seen a massive spike in the number of black bear sightings. The Fulcrum looked into the causes behind the jump in these sightings and the broader factors bringing wild animals to the city.

UN to provide peacekeeping forces to resolve baboon dispute After news that the Toronto zoo is closing its baboon enclosure due to fights between female members, the United Nations (UN) has stepped in with hopes of peacefully resolving the power struggle. In light of recent UN failure to mediate in Syria they’ve moved onto more …

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is reaching out to the University of Ottawa in search of students willing to temporarily open their homes to a puppy who will be trained to become a guide dog.