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L'Université d'Ottawa /The University of Ottawa—Un carrefour d'idées et de culture/A crossroads of cultures and ideas

Un carrefour d’idées et de cultures L’Université d’Ottawa compte plus de 50 000 étudiants, professeurs et employés administratifs qui vivent, travaillent et étudient en français et en anglais. Notre campus est un véritable carrefour des cultures et des idées, où les esprits audacieux se rassemblent pour relancer le débat et faire naître des idées transformatrices. Nous sommes l’une des 10 meilleures universités de recherche du Canada; nos professeurs et chercheurs explorent de nouvelles façons de relever les défis d’aujourd’hui. Classée parmi les 200 meilleures universités du monde, l’Université d’Ottawa attire les plus brillants penseurs et est ouverte à divers points de vue provenant de partout dans le monde.

The University of Ottawa is home to over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English. Our campus is diverse with more than 300 undergraduate programs and 150 graduate degrees in 10 faculties. The university has an extensive co-op program boasting a 95 per cent placement rate. Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and ideas, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities—our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. Ranked among the top 150 universities in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe.

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Palestinians hold their national flag during a protest against an Israeli parade through Jerusalem’s Old City, along the frontier with Israel, east of Gaza City, in May 2023. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Recognition versus reality: Lessons from 30 years of talking about a Palestinian state

The history of Palestinian statehood is marked by shifts in four sovereignty categories. Understanding them can shed light on the complex dynamics and key challenges in Palestine’s statehood pursuit.
Galaxy NGC 6822, neighbouring the Milky Way galaxy, being studied to learn more about stars and dust in the early universe. (NASA/James Webb Space Telescope)

¿Cuántos años tiene exactamente el Universo? Una nueva teoría sugiere que existe desde hace el doble de tiempo de lo que se creía

Una nueva hipótesis sugiere que el universo puede ser el doble de antiguo de lo que creíamos hasta ahora. Observaciones del telescopio espacial James Webb aportan nuevos datos sobre el ritmo de expansión del universo.
Galaxy NGC 6822, neighbouring the Milky Way galaxy, being studied to learn more about stars and dust in the early universe. (NASA/James Webb Space Telescope)

How old is the universe exactly? A new theory suggests that it’s been around for twice as long as believed

A new hypothesis suggests that the universe may be twice as old as we had believed. Observations from the James Webb Space Telescope provide new information on the rate of the universe’s expansion.
Fly-fishing in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Joseph/Flickr

What social change movements can learn from fly fishing: The value of a care-focused message

Founded in 1959, the membership group Trout Unlimited has changed the culture of fly-fishing and mobilized members to support conservation. Could its approach work for other social problems?
Individuals with disabilities are under-represented in the Canadian labour market compared to their able-bodied counterparts. (Shutterstock)

Reimagining time will help employers better support workers with disabilities

One way to dramatically improve the lives of people with disabilities is by understanding time in a way that considers how people with disabilities experience barriers — something known as “crip time.”
Un manifestant lance une pierre sur la police lors d'une manifestation à Dakar, au Sénégal, le 3 juin 2023. Ces affrontements contre le régime en place pourrait être un prélude à d'autres, cette fois contre la hausse du prix des denrées. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Avec le prix des denrées qui augmentent, le Sénégal pourrait connaître de nouvelles turbulences

Déjà secoué en juin par de violentes émeutes contre le régime en place, le Sénégal pourrait connaître de nouvelles turbulences à la suite de la hausse du prix des denrées, notamment le riz.
Canadians first learned about a price-fixing scandal that raised the wholesale price of bread in 2017, when Loblaw and George Weston revealed their part in it. A worker restocks shelves at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax in January 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Clark

Show me the money: Canada Bread penalty raises questions about criminal fines

Why is the $50 million going to the government and not to those who overpaid for bread? The answer is complicated.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a visit to an apartment complex under construction in Hamilton, Ont., on July 31, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Housing is a direct federal responsibility, contrary to what Trudeau said. Here’s how his government can do better.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments about housing not being the primary responsibility of the federal government miss the mark.
People wait in line at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Montréal in June 2021. Attitudes toward COVID-19 guidance evolved over the course of the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

The illusion and implications of ‘just following the science’ COVID-19 messaging

During the pandemic, it was common for politicians to explain their COVID-19 policies by saying they were ‘just following the science.’ Such claims can be misleading about both science and government.
Recruiting health workers from countries on the World Health Organization’s safeguard list without robust and reciprocal benefits for the countries sending them does not meet ethical standards. (Shutterstock)

The ethics of recruiting international health-care workers: Canada’s gains could mean another country’s pain

Recruiting internationally educated health workers is a key part of Canada’s proposed solution to the health worker crisis. But there are ethical questions about recruiting from foreign countries.
Parents, caregivers and educators must encourage their children to talk about and understand climate change before participating in climate action. (Shutterstock)

Engage, Educate and Empower: The 3 Es to discuss climate change with children

Discussing climate change with children is important, and the three Es can help facilitate these discussions.
Caregivers are encouraged to have conversations about mental health early and often, whether their child or teen is struggling or not. (Shutterstock)

What to do if your child is struggling: Steps caregivers can take to help kids and teens with their mental health

With child and adolescent mental health problems on the rise, here is a step-by-step guide for caregivers for recognizing signs of mental distress and responding with support and resources.
Protesters cheer during a Planned Parenthood rally in support of abortion access outside the Supreme Court on April 15, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Abortion is a workplace issue: How managers can support employee access to reproductive health care

By offering abortion care benefits and policies, employers can serve as a “firewall” to protect against harmful legislation — but only if these benefits are easily accessible and de-stigmatized.
The Sudbury 17 wildfire burns east of Mississagi Provincial Park near Elliot Lake, Ont., on June 4, 2023. (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry/The Canadian Press via AP)

Court decision in youth climate lawsuit against Ontario government ignites hope

Canadian courts are increasingly holding governments accountable for violating their citizens’ human rights by not doing enough on climate change.
The ‘Buy Black’ movement encourages people to support Black-owned businesses. (Shutterstock)

Juneteenth and Emancipation Day: How the ‘Buy Black’ movement is addressing economic inequality

By harnessing the power of markets, digital movements like My Black Receipt aim to combat systemic disparities and promote economic empowerment by supporting Black-owned businesses.
La fermeture des piscines au début de la pandémie de Covid-19 a privé des millions de personnes au Canada de cours de natation. (Shutterstock)

Moins de cours de natation et pénurie de sauveteurs : les risques liés à la baignade pourraient augmenter cet été

Les cours de natation ont été suspendus et les piscines fermées durant la pandémie. À cela s’ajoute une pénurie de maîtres-nageurs, ce qui rendra les activités aquatiques plus risquées cet été.

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