Carleton panel discusses how to combat cyberbullying of female journalists
As the world grows more digitized, female journalists find themselves more and more vulnerable to intense cyberbullying. The urgent issue and some possible solutions were explored during panel discussion on Dec. 1 at Carleton University. The in-person and online event, titled “Journalists and Online Hate: What to do when the battlefield is everywhere,” was hosted by Carleton’s School of Journalism…
Witnesses recount devastating impact of Freedom Convoy, lack of police action
Witnesses describe the harassment and anger they experienced during the convoy occupation of downtown Ottawa this past winter.
Alleged attack on non-binary firefighter sparks scrutiny of anti-LGBTQ+ hostility
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Phishing scams targeting Carleton students with fake offers of online work
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High phone rates in prisons leaves incarcerated people disconnected
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‘Panda-monium’: Police release images of persons of interest in the destructive post-game party in Sandy Hill
Ottawa police are looking for those responsible for criminal activity during the destructive post-Panda game celebration.
Ontario to implement first of its kind anti-human trafficking protocol in schools
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Political issues and COVID-19 fuelling rise in hate crimes in Ottawa in 2021
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Security concern growing for Ottawa mosques and Muslim community
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