winter

“It’s the stuff (Canadians) think is normal that is hard for us. You can get resources for the big things, but no one is around to tell us how the recycling system works or what long johns are … I think that is where the school has been a big help.”—Ajit Maheswari, international student in software engineering.

U of O team competes against other engineering students across North America The University of Ottawa hosted 21 teams of engineering students from colleges and universities across Canada and the United States for the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race 2016, an annual event put on by a group of current students and alumni of the …

And with winter weather comes winter… well, I’d hesitate to call it fashion. Style seems to grind to a halt throughout the winter months, which is unfortunate in a city that’s cold for almost half the year. Fortunately, the Fulcrum has a few tips for you to stay warm without sacrificing style during these next few chilly months.

With more than 150 kilometres’ worth of trails throughout the Ottawa area, cross-country skiing is an excellent lost cost activity to pick up this winter season to keep your muscles working and heart pumping. There are several beginner and intermediate level trails in and around Ottawa, with the most popular trails in Mooney’s Bay.

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