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Hundreds of federal science employees, students, and supporters in Canada came together Sept. 16 in protest of the alleged muzzling of scientists by the Harper government that has occurred in recent years.

Photos courtesy of Mike Langlais (CUP)   Schools from coast to coast can learn a thing or two about frosh from the University of Ottawa. About 200 students and professors gathered at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in Halifax, N.S. on Sept. 12 to rally against sexual violence in the wake of an offensive chant that …

Like all stereotypes, ours limit our true potential. Depicting Canadians in one specific way draws a line in the sand between who can and cannot be considered Canadian. The more strongly we believe in the stereotypical model, the more we come to see real Canadians as different, as not belonging, as unCanadian.

Dr. Marc Garneau, federal Liberal Member of Parliament and prospective leader of the Liberal party, took time out of his campaign to participate in the University of Ottawa science faculty’s lecture series on Feb. 27.

Canada has always been known for its peacekeeping political stance. This country has been referred to as an “honest broker” in its past relations with the Middle East. What does this sudden development between Canada and Iran mean regarding the future of this diplomatic tradition?

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff SIXTY-FOUR TEAMS, ONE winner—how could you not watch this sporting phenomenon? Every year, the top college teams from the East, Mideast, West, and South come together for a massive three-week, single-elimination tournament known as March Madness. The winner of this tournament gets a gold-plated wooden National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) …

SECTION 28 OF the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms reads, “Notwithstanding anything in this Charter, the rights and freedoms referred to in it are guaranteed equally to male and female persons.” Section 15 of the Charter asserts Canadians are to be free from discrimination based on their sex. More women are holding high-level positions …

IT’S BUDGET SEASON—a time for our governments to figure out where they want to spend cash and cut funding. The Harper government has made it clear jobs will be cut, which means Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has some damage control to do. Watson has already sprung into action. He recently introduced Invest Ottawa, a plan …

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