University of Ottawa professors Donald McRae and Caroline Andrew joined the ranks of the more than 6,000 people who have been inducted to the Order of Canada, when the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, announced 95 new appointees at the end of 2014.

If we were to describe a group on campus whose job and financial security changes month to month, whose members don’t know if they’ll have a job from semester to semester, who don’t know if they can afford to pay their bills or rent, and who are often forced to work 60-hour weeks to make ends meet, you’d probably assume we’re talking about students.

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