Ontario students face critical gaps in Holocaust education and awareness
In the wake of a widely shared report on Holocaust awareness in the U.S., there are growing calls for what many have been saying for years: there is a desperate need for comprehensive Holocaust education in schools.
COVID consequences: How pandemic fears — and coronavirus cases — have hit Carleton’s residences
Students living in Carleton University residence this school year manage their expectations as a second COVID-19 case is reported on campus.
Faces of change: Aisha Sherazi, volunteer extraordinaire
Aisha Sherazi has been volunteering in the city of Ottawa for 20 years. However, she’s worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect volunteer opportunities in the city.
Virtual therapy dogs offer ‘pawsitive’ support during pandemic isolation
Therapy dogs are a valuable mental health support, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way this “pawsitive” support is offered. Carleton University and other local institutions are adapting their programs to suit this new virtual format.
COVID consequence: Fraternities, sororities in Ottawa battle ‘party’ image while moving activities online
Greek organizations in Ottawa are forced to change the way they find new members, bond with each other, and hold social events.
‘We trust our students:’ Ottawa universities reopen residences during COVID-19
Dorm living will be different in Ottawa this year as the universities must adhere to public health guidelines to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Drone-assisted ‘virtual field trips’ offer way to teach science online as universities adapt to pandemic times
Science instructors across the country are having to adapt their hands-on courses and fieldwork for online instruction.
‘It’s crucial that we get it right’: Quebec minister says confident in province’s new plan to reopen schools
Mandatory masks, classroom bubbles await Quebec students when they go back to school on Aug. 31, however, not everyone is in favour of this plan.
Ontario to spend $309M to enhance safety as two million students return to 4,800 schools across province Sept. 8
Ontario will invest more than $300 million as part of their plan to reopen all public elementary and secondary schools across the province starting starting September.
Virtual theatre and online cooking class: How hands-on college programs are adjusting
The closure of schools in March and the pandemic’s lasting impact are forcing colleges to adjust their programs. But some of the most hands-on college programs are finding new ways to help students learn.
Back To School? Alberta government releases three scenarios for sending students to class in September
When classes resume in September, the Alberta government will make its final decision on which plan will be most effective.