Some universities turn to compassionate grading to measure student performance during pandemic
What does the introduction of compassionate grading mean for Canadian higher education and students? Learn more here.
Group pushes for overhaul of Parks Canada’s draft management plan for Rideau Canal
In the midst of public consultations for the Rideau Canal’s new management plan, the Friends of the Rideau group is expressing disappointment in Parks Canada’s blueprint of its plans for the nearly 200-year-old, 200-kilometre-long transportation route between Kingston and Ottawa.
Ottawa environmental advocates take aim at single-use plastics as they mark World Water Day
One Ottawa environmental advocacy group hosted an online event to celebrate world water day and encouraged community members to reduce their use of single-use plastics in the city.
Some light in dark times: Photographer’s body-shaped candles promote positivity
Charlie Baze is a boudoir photographer from Kitchener Waterloo, Ont., recently launched an online business selling body-shaped candles to compensate for the lost income caused by the pandemic lockdown.
Gentrification is robbing Hamilton renters of affordable places to live
Hamilton, like many cities in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton area, is seeing housing prices rise and that is pushing pressure on affordable and available rental units.
Atlantic travel bubble a barrier to family for students from region living in rest of Canada
The Atlantic travel bubble will reopen April 19. But for students from the region living in the rest of Canada it remains a barrier to being with their families.
Carleton to honour Inuit by renaming Robertson Hall without mentioning controversial history of High Arctic relocation
MONTREAL — Carleton University is moving forward with a plan to change the names of three campus buildings. The “New Names for New Times” initiative is an attempt to reflect diversity and inclusion on campus. The University Centre, Residence Commons and Robertson Hall will get new names to represent the…
COVID-19 is causing a “perfect storm” shadow pandemic of eating disorders
Hospitals across Canada are seeing a surge in demand for eating disorder treatment. Learn why here.
Pandemic compounding mental health concerns on both sides of the psychologists’ table
Many people’s mental health has worsened due to COVID-19, but how are mental health workers fairing?
Ottawa camps pivot to provide programming in April after Ontario postpones March Break
March Break camps in Ottawa have pivoted and will run from April 12-16 in light of the Ontario government’s postponement