Rame Abdulkader

Almost 85 per cent of staff supported a strike mandate as the SSUO negotiates a collective agreement with the university. The SSUO represents around 1,200 employees, ranging from financial aid advisers and Student Academic Success Service counsellors to library staff and co-op specialists.

Canada is a country rich in demographics — and a diverse age-range of voters is just one example of that. However, some age groups seem to be less represented in the democratic process than others — namely, the voting-age youth.

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union has revealed the key dates of its fall byelection. Voting will run from Nov. 6-8, with one spot on the executive committee and nine seats on the Board of Directors up for grabs. An executive candidates debate is set for Nov. 4.

Recently accepted to the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Science to study animal behaviour, the McDonald’s raccoon landed on campus this Thursday to figure out if U of O campus life is a good fit for him. But the visit left the raccoon, and students, questioning whether the U of O is truly the caring and inclusive campus it claims to be.

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