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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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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.
Canadian sport is in crisis. Only significant change and oversight can end the cycle of scandals and controversies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To mend the shredded fabric of Canadian sport, Canada needs an independent standards commission

The recent measures announced by the sport minister are a step in the right direction. But Canada needs an independent commission to monitor and prevent abuse in sport.
Swimming pool closures at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic led to millions of Canadians missing swimming lessons. (Shutterstock)

Fewer swimming lessons and lifeguard shortages make swimming even riskier this summer

Gaps in swimming lessons, lifeguard shortages and climate change may make water-based activities even riskier this summer.
Team sport is an important activity to explore because it provides opportunities to build community, enhance health and well-being, and counter the often unrealistic and self-sacrificing expectations of motherhood. (Shutterstock)

For postpartum moms, playing team sports boosted well-being and helped manage unrealistic expectations of motherhood

Team sport provides postpartum mothers with opportunities to build community, enhance health and well-being, and counter the often unrealistic and self-sacrificing expectations of motherhood.
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada picket outside a Service Canada office in Canmore, Alta., in April 2023. More than 150,000 federal public-service workers are on strike across the country after talks with the government failed. Remote work is a negotiation issue. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Post-pandemic work in the public sector: A new way forward or a return to the past?

COVID-19 transformed the workforce, including in the public sector. A complete reversal to pre-pandemic work models is unlikely, but there’s lots at stake as employers contemplate the future of work.
Une foule traverse la rue, au centre-ville de Toronto. En Ontario, c'est la Commission des droits de la personne qui a comme mandat de protéger les personnes les plus marginalisées. Mais les besoins spécifiques des minorités francophones semblent dans l'angle mort. (Shutterstock)

Ontario : les droits des francophones les plus marginalisés menacés

Les barrières et les oppressions auxquelles se heurtent les francophones les plus marginalisés en Ontario semblent être un angle mort dans les travaux récents de la Commission des droits de la personne.
While family owners can sometimes be bad for business, they can also be beneficial in many ways. (Shutterstock)

Corporate social responsibility: Why family businesses get more bang for their buck than non-family firms

By investing in corporate social responsibility initiatives, family-owned businesses can make financial gains while also making positive societal contributions.
Last week, Pope Francis repudiated a 500-year-old-decree justifying colonialism. This image is from last summer: at Lac Ste. Anne, Alta., in Canada. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The Vatican just renounced a 500-year-old doctrine that justified colonial land theft … Now what? — Podcast

The Vatican has repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, a 500-year-old decree used to justify settler colonialism. Scholar Veldon Coburn explains this symbolic victory and what still needs to happen.
A woman and a child stand in a detention camp in northeast Syria in 2022. Tens of thousands of ISIS-affiliated foreign nationals are in the camps, including four Canadian men. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)

How a Canadian judge erred in ordering the repatriation of suspected ISIS members

A Federal Court justice ruled four men, suspected ISIS members, must be repatriated to Canada from a Syrian detention camp. Here’s why the decision is flawed and an ongoing appeal is justified.
RCMP officers approach a woman as she enters Canada via Roxham Road near Hemmingford, Que., on March 25, 2023. Asylum-seekers at the unofficial crossing will now be turned away following amendments to the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the U.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

3 ways Ottawa can rebuild trust following changes to the Safe Third Country Agreement

The renegotiated Safe Third Country Agreement was politically expedient for Justin Trudeau’s government, but poses real policy and programming challenges.
Image credits clockwise: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik (Biden & Trudeau), DCMR logo, Creative Commons/Daniel Case (Roxham Road street sign), Ryan Remiorz/CP (father comforts son), AP Photo/Charles Krupa (RCMP greet migrants), Unsplash/Ra Dragon (“Refugees Welcome”), CP/Paul Chiasson (a man in handcuffs in 2017 at Québec border).

Roxham Road: Asylum seekers won’t just get turned back, they’ll get forced underground — Podcast

Migration expert Christina Clark-Kazak explains the devastating consequences of the recent change to the Safe Third Country Agreement made by U.S. President Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau.
Palestinians carry the body of a man who was killed during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin in March 2023. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Why is Canada rejecting evidence of Israeli apartheid against Palestinians?

Israelis are justifiably opposing reforms to the country’s judicial system that would erode their human rights. But what about the human rights of Palestinians?
Iranian women protesting the death of Mahsa Amini gather outside the Iranian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

What does ‘secularism’ mean in the Iran protests?

Narratives that pit secular protesters against a religious regime do not necessarily explain the protests in Iran or what they are calling for.
Abortion rights demonstrators hold signs during a rally at the Texas Capitol in May 2022. The state has the most extreme anti-abortion laws in the U.S., and Mexican abortion referral services are now helping American women who require abortions. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Mexico’s help to American women who need abortions should inspire Canada

Mexico abortion referral networks are assisting American citizens and undocumented migrants seeking abortions. The model could provide inspiration for similar networks at the Canada-U.S. border.
A volunteer bags groceries to hand to people in need at a Sun Youth charity location in Montréal in July 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Getting a fuller picture of poverty in Canada: why the government’s official poverty measure is insufficient

Canada’s official poverty measure only focuses on income and ignores other important factors, meaning there are millions of Canadians living in poverty that are ignored by the measure.
The results of a new study highlight just how difficult, and potentially fatal, the pandemic has been for children and adolescents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Suicide attempts rose among children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for girls

The rate of suicide attempts in children and adolescents increased by 22 per cent during the pandemic compared to before the pandemic.

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