sandy hill

Existing building to become 400-space off-campus residence Photo by Sabrina Nemis The University of Ottawa is looking to turn an existing building at Rideau and Friel Streets into a space for 400 more student beds by September. The university is entering a lease on the eight-storey building at 240 Friel St. with the intention to …

“We finally saw things as clearly as the residents of Sandy Hill,” said Stone. “Of course it makes more sense to demand our students travel across the city for classes, rather than expand to Sandy Hill. Those residents who campaigned against our residence proposal were there first. So even though they represent a small portion of the area’s population, I believe the golden rule has to apply: finders keepers, losers move to Kanata.”

“Some people think that students are too loud or their parties are too wild,” said committee member Jane Doh. “We realized the real issue is that Sandy Hill is located too close to the University of Ottawa. If we didn’t live so close to the university, we wouldn’t have these problems.”

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