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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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Les femmes qui reçoivent des soins obstétriques et gynécologiques doivent être entendues lorsqu'elles disent qu'elles ont reçu un traitement inadéquat et violent. (Shutterstock)

Voici comment reconnaître et prévenir la violence obstétricale et gynécologique

On retrouve souvent, lors de violences obstétricales et gynécologiques, une absence de consentement, ou un consentement non éclairé.
Some Canadian civil servants are quitting due to the inability to work in their language of choice. This could affect the quality of governance in Canada. (C.P. Storm/Flickr)

Unable to work in their official language of choice, some public servants are quitting — to Canada’s detriment

The inability of some federal public servants to use their official language of choice at work is pushing them to ponder leaving their jobs for something else within the public service or quitting entirely.
Migrant workers prune fruit trees in early spring in Pereaux, N.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Why Canada must act urgently to give undocumented migrants legal status

The federal government needs to recognize and address the structural problems of the current migration system that lead to migrants living and working in Canada without authorized immigration status.
Efforts to ban smart phones in classrooms are well intentioned and seek to support youth, but research supporting these practices is still unsettled. (Shutterstock)

Social media warning labels and school cell phone bans: Do they unlock better youth mental health?

Concerns surrounding cell phones and social media are grabbing headlines, but what does the science say?
A Sudanese refugee carries her son as they arrive in Jeddah port, Saudi Arabia, in May 2023. Sudan has been torn by civil war for more than a year, resulting in a humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Canada’s family-based immigration program for Sudanese fleeing war is too little, too late

By capping immigration applications from Sudanese people fleeing the civil war at 3,250, and limiting eligibility to Sudanese with family in Canada, the federal government is leaving millions behind.
In addition to parents, governments and government-supported institutions — including child welfare authorities, police and health-care institutions — share responsibility for the health, safety and overall well-being of children and youth. (Shutterstock)

Infant’s tragic death after neglect sparks urgent calls for system changes

In the wake of an infant death in Kingston, Ont., it is critical for this tragedy to inform changes to policy and to systems that uphold the right to safety and well-being for all Canadian children.
Une pancarte en soutien aux femmes et aux personnes trans et autochtones est brandie dans le campement pro-palestinien de l'Université McGill, le 6 juin 2024. La Presse canadienne/Graham Hughes

Islamisme et droits des trans, même combat ? Le grand paradoxe des campements pro-palestiniens

Comment expliquer l’alliance inattendue entre les défenseurs des droits des femmes et des trans et ceux d’une Palestine dirigée par le Hamas ? C’est tout le paradoxe des campements pro-palestiniens.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, delivers his statement during the opening of the World Health Assembly, which took place in Geneva from May 27 to June 1. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

Historic amendments to the WHO’s International Health Regulations create a path towards an equitable pandemic treaty

The WHO’s International Health Regulations are the world’s only existing international legal agreement focused exclusively on preventing and addressing infectious disease outbreaks across borders.
Le United States Preventive Services Task Force, la Société canadienne du cancer et plusieurs provinces canadiennes recommandent désormais le dépistage du cancer du sein chez les femmes âgées de 40 à 49 ans, mais ce n’est pas le cas des nouvelles lignes directrices du Groupe d’étude canadien sur les soins de santé préventifs. (Shutterstock)

Les nouvelles lignes directrices sur le cancer du sein, qui déconseillent le dépistage chez les femmes de 40 ans, sont-elles mal fondées ?

La détection précoce est cruciale dans la lutte contre le cancer du sein. Pourtant, les nouvelles lignes directrices du Groupe d’étude canadien ne préconisent pas le dépistage chez les femmes de 40 ans.
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a speech at the Canada Building Trades Union conference in April 2024 in Gatineau, Québec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Poilievre’s suggestion that businesses should lobby the people, not government, is problematic

Requiring businesses to lobby through the people, not government, as Pierre Poilievre recently suggested, may sound like a better way to make policy. It’s not.
Sensibiliser et éduquer les jeunes face à l’usage quotidien du téléphone intelligent est préférable à son interdiction unilatérale de nos salles de classe. La Presse Canadienne | Rick Bowmer

Téléphone intelligent à l’école : l’interdiction n’est pas l’unique solution

Bien qu’il faille en effet encadrer l’usage du téléphone intelligent en classe, son interdiction unilatérale n’est pas nécessairement une bonne chose, pointent Luc Bonneville et Diane Riddell.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force, the Canadian Cancer Society and several Canadian provinces now endorse breast cancer screening for women ages 40-49, but the new guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care do not. (Shutterstock)

Ignoring reason and evidence: Why new breast cancer guidelines advising against screening women in their 40s are misguided

Early detection is crucial in the fight against breast cancer. Yet the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care’s new guidelines do not endorse breast cancer screening for women in their 40s.
While climate change presents obstacles for children’s physical activity levels, there are ways to help children and youth stay active while building resilience. (Shutterstock)

Climate change is a new hurdle for children’s physical activity levels in Canada

The changing climate is an added barrier to getting children and youth in Canada to meet the minimum guidelines for being physically active.
Companies can do more if they truly want to support healthier dietary patterns among adults and children in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

How big food companies can do more to create healthier food environments

Many food and beverage companies are not doing enough to positively shape diets in Canada, while positive examples show that public health commitments are achievable.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals were designed to address extreme poverty, social inequality, the climate crisis and the loss of biodiversity. (Shutterstock)

GDP is not enough to measure a country’s development. What if we used the Sustainable Development Goals instead?

Can the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) help replace traditional growth measures like GDP?
Demonstrators gathered on Parliament Hill in 1975 calling for equal pay and equal child custody rights for LGBTQ+ parents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Grimshaw

How a digital archive is preserving Canada’s history of LGBTQ+ activism

The Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada project uses a new online database to record the events, places, people, organizations and publications that have formed Canada’s LGBTQ+ rights movement.
Nigel Farage, former leader of the UK Independence Party, speaks during the National Conservatism conference in Brussels on April 16, 2024. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

How not to counter the radical right

Trying to silence the radical right isn’t the way forward. Not only is it likely to backfire, it will probably galvanize the movement’s leaders.

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