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Candidates’ French responses found lacking leading up to election The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) hosted two debates last week ahead of this week’s general election, however concerns of candidates’ bilingualism arose after some struggled to respond to questions in French. Prior to being selected as a candidate, all applicants are required …

Let me be clear—I was raised on chicken and beef kabobs. I’ve never faulted chicken for its ability to satisfy me, but prior to coming to France I never understood the French fascination with raw meats and animals that have no business out of picture books.

“We’re happy to be able to add the field of health, an important focus of research for both our countries,” said U of O president Allan Rock. French President Francois Hollande was present for the announcement at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

The University of Ottawa has drastically reduced tuition fees for international students studying mostly in French in an effort to increase the number of international students attending the U of O and even out the number of French and English students, as per Allan Rock’s Vision 2020.