University of Ottawa investigating after student allegedly asked for ID, detained on campus

The University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Office is investigating after a black student was allegedly asked to present identification and detained while walking through campus on Wednesday. Video of the incident was posted on Twitter by a user named @Jamal_KB,…

Nova Scotia hires professors to evaluate changes to bolster inclusive classrooms

Nova Scotia has hired two University of Ottawa professors at a cost of nearly $458,000 over three years, to evaluate changes aimed at improving services and programs for students with special needs in the classroom. The Education Department says the…

Founder of world-renowned University of Ottawa Heart Institute dies at 83

The founder of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute has died, the organization confirmed on Monday. He was 83. Dr. Wilbert Keon founded the institute in 1976 and served as CEO of the organization until his retirement in 2004. WATCH:…

Ottawa Gee-Gees come from behind to beat Saskatchewan Huskies for women’s bronze

The Ottawa Gee-Gees won bronze at the U Sports women’s basketball championships Sunday, roaring back from a 19-point first-half deficit to beat the Saskatchewan Huskies 63-62. Sarah Besselink scored 13 points for the fourth-seeded Gee-Gees. Sabine Dukate had 15 points for…

Dissecting the legalities of the PMO/SNC allegations

Solicitor client privilege is holding Jody Wilson-Raybould back from speaking to allegations that the Prime Minister’s Office tried to interfere in SNC-Lavalin’s criminal case. Global National’s Dawna Friesen talks to the University of Ottawa’s Jennifer Quaid about some legal questions…

A rash of cancellations, closures hit Ottawa in anticipation of winter storm

Several public events and facilities are beginning to hunker down in anticipation of a winter storm expected to start Tuesday and continue into Wednesday. Ottawa city council, Ottawa police, Ottawa public health and even post-secondary schools have all postponed or…

Ottawa researchers aim to improve mental health in the workplace

New research out of the University of Ottawa is taking a closer look at mental health in the workplace. As Abigail Bimman explains, the study funded by the federal government, is looking at how mental health affects people on the…

‘We’re focusing on the most invisible of injuries’: research project targets mental health at work

Cross-country research led by the University of Ottawa, backed by $1.4M in federal funding, aims to get a better sense of mental health problems on the job — and offer solutions. “Looking at issues around psychological health and safety particularly…