The student dilemma: Pay more and live close to campus or pay less and commute
As rents continue to climb in Ottawa, many students are struggling to find a compromise between living close to school and finding a unit that’s affordable. But with so many students competing for rentals, that balancing act is getting harder.
Budget 2024: Ottawa Fire Services requests more funding to address mental-health needs
The Ottawa Fire Services department is seeking a budget increase to allow the hiring of a mental-health specialist to help firefighters cope with increased workload and the impacts of traumatic incidents they confront.
Proposed cap on numbers won’t solve housing crisis, say international students
International students say any cap on their numbers won’t solve the housing crisis and will hurt Canadian universities dependent on their tuition fees.
American and Canadian sororities and fraternities struggle with lack of inclusivity for disabled students
Fraternities and sororities have come under mounting pressure in recent years to diversify their ranks. So far,: people with disabilities have been largely ignored.
Mexico-bound snowbirds face stern travel warning from government
The Canadian government is warning those travelling to Mexico to be careful because of a rise in crime including kidnapping and violence.
Primary care crisis sparks urgent push for solutions locally, nationally
Two reports are underling the urgency of the primary health-care crisis in Canada and locally in the Ottawa area.