Ontario

Flag of the province of Ontario

“Many critics of such a replacement argue that heritage has a part to play in the flag’s significance and that we must not replace our history simply because of a few bruised egos. Such an argument, however genuine, disregards the fact that white supremacy is the foundation of much of our institutions and by proxy, our province.” writes fourth-year conflict studies and human rights student at the University of Ottawa Trevor Stewart.

Local restaurants have been forced to adapt to a number of stringent regulations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they reopen in stage two of Ontario’s reopening plan. For some though, these regulations seem exaggerated and restrictive as restaurants aren’t allowed to open their inside dining area and are thus dependent on the weather and cannot guarantee shifts to a number of their employees notably servers.

On Tuesday the Ontario government announced they would double their 2018-19 investment in a fund for programs combating sexual violence on campuses, and released a series of new requirements for post-secondary institutions alongside their summary report of the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey.

The University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors met on Jan. 28 to discuss the school’s response to the Ford government’s cuts, the expansion of Francophone services, and the ongoing issues facing the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO).

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