Snowman-building spree helps one Ottawa school weather winter lockdown
Building snowmen has become a way for people to embrace a winter classic and also build a stronger community
Teaching Black history and culture needs to be a mandatory part of the Ontario curriculum, advocates say
Experts say education about Black history and culture is an essential part of combating racism both inside and outside of the classroom.
For students learning online at home, sleep disruption caused by screen time is making life even tougher
People are spending more time in front of their screens now than ever before, but how is this impacting our sleep?
Amid pandemic lockdown, social media campaign dominates virtual Carleton student elections
COVID-19 meant that this year’s election for the Carleton University Students’ Association was a virtual affair.
Plan to scrap ‘racist’ streaming in Grade 9 hailed as major step for Black students in Ontario
Beginning in Grade 9, all the way through his high school career, Ethan Itwaru had a ritual of visiting the guidance counsellor once a year. His annual battle to secure the grades he needed to earn in some of his classes had him regularly questioning whether to switch to the…
The pitfalls and promise of online learning during COVID-19
Not all learning has been easy to adapt to the online environment.
More than a few surprises on the long and winding road to my Zoom graduation
With online graduation approaching, Sarah-Marie Smith reflects on her time at Carleton’s J-school.
Graduating Ontario high school students struggle to secure volunteer placements during COVID-19
COVID-19 is limiting opportunities for graduating high school students who are trying to secure volunteer placements in the local community.
National student group ‘distraught’ by gaps in support announced in federal economic statement
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers the 2020 fall economic statement as the government continues to focus on guiding Canadians through the pandemic.
COVID consequences: Ottawa’s Syrian community acutely affected by education, language barriers during pandemic
Syrian refugee community aren’t getting sufficient education or the language practice amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hindering their efforts to acclimatize to life in Ottawa.