Carleton University

Don't Just Ditch The Scale, Bash It

Lindsay Gee | Posted 03.17.2017 | Canada Living
Lindsay Gee

It seems like everything we do lately is controversial. Most recently, scales. That one piece of equipment that so many women, and some men, define their value and worth by has been in the news. Why? Because a university (*gasp) removed it from their fitness facility.

Ottawa University's Removal Of Weighing Scales Is Not Going Well

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2017 | Canada

They want to promote a more holistic view of health.

More Transparency Needed From Schools Of Foreign Policy

Yves Engler | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Politics
Yves Engler

Independence of thought and transparency are principles that guide good research. So, what to make of a Canadian foreign policy discussion dominated by individuals with ties to the same decision-making structures they study? The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) is a prime example.

Popping Balloons Put Ontario University Under Lockdown

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada

The lockdown was lifted within 20 minutes of police arriving on scene.

Universities Can Afford To Provide All Workers With Fair Pay

Larry Rousseau | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada Business
Larry Rousseau

More and more, administrators are squeezing their workers as much as possible to cover teaching and research. Sessional lecturers are being used as low-cost labour for the former while the latter is now increasingly being undertaken by postdoctoral scholars.

Canada's Newspapers Were In The Tank For Harper, Media Analysis Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian newspapers overwhelmingly supported Stephen Harper’s Conservatives in the past two elections, much more so than they would have if they had...

What I Learned From My Summer Job at SHAD 2015

Sarena Dharshi | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Alberta
Sarena Dharshi

Although the friends, connections and lessons gained through SHAD stay with you long after the program, it's supposed to be one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. I am one of the lucky few who got a second chance to experience it, albeit through a different perspective.

This Ottawa Frosh Video Crosses The Line In A Hundred Different Ways

CBC | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living

The University of Ottawa's student federation (SFUO) is warning students about a private company's competing orientation week that the SFUO claims pro...

WATCH: Motorcyclist Speeds Through Carleton University Tunnels

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada

UPDATE: Tuesday, July 22 - The video uploaded to YouTube has been pulled down. OTTAWA - Carleton University says it is investigating after a video ...

Carleton Students Protest Rick Ross Performance

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Music

Carleton students are protesting an appearance by rapper Rick Ross at a concert organized by the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) in...

Not Good Enough

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Changes to "clarify" a controversial, $15-million donor agreement at Carleton University are more cosmetic than substantive and miss the main...

The Iranian-Canadian Industry of Human Rights

Arshavez Mozafari | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Arshavez Mozafari

While it is of paramount importance to actively struggle against conspicuous violations of the most seriously thought out and radical ethical systems, this industry of human rights activism constantly puts Iranians in terribly compromising positions by encouraging the federal government to enforce retrogressive measures.

Carleton's About Face to Preston Manning: We Don't Want Tory-Dictated Money

Samuel Getachew | Posted 09.14.2012 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

A month ago, Ottawa's Carleton University agreed to accept $15 million from a private citizen for a new graduate program. The money came from the personal fortune of an Albertan philanthropist, Clayton H. Riddell, while the idea originated from one of Canada's elder statesman -- former federal Reform party leader, Preston Manning. Now the university has released a statement -- one which suddenly rejects the deal.

Full Transparency Needed On Donor Deals, Says Carleton Faculty

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The president of Carleton University's faculty association says he'd like to see all future donor agreements between the university and patro...

Carleton University Caves On Deal With Manning

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Carleton University says the $15-million donor agreement for its showcase school of political management, fronted by Preston Manning, does no...

Why Sending Your Old Clothes to Africa Doesn't Help

Mariah Griffin-Angus | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada
Mariah Griffin-Angus

Aid and development are deeply complex and there are no easy answers. The physical donations of goods, be it food or clothes, often have negative impacts on the local economy. It would be far better for aid organizations to buy products locally. Aid shouldn't be about making North Americans comfortable with a culture of mass consumption and waste. It has to be actually making the lives of people in the recipient country better.

Rachel Mendleson

Why Ottawa's Job Cuts Could Hit Youth The Hardest | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada Business

With the Harper government promising to slash 19,200 federal public service jobs, there is one group of people who stand to lose the most -- the stude...

Man Badly Burned In Ottawa Parking Garage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - A man was badly burned today in what was described as an incident at a Carleton University parking garage.Police and paramedics were called t...

A Canadian Superquake?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canada could expect a major earthquake at any time and a top geophysicist says it should prepare itself if it is to avoid the kind of disaste...

Russia's War With Islam

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

We in North America tend to forget that Russia is Europe's second biggest economy. It's also the world's biggest producer of oil and gas -- probably more than the rest of the world combined. What Russia has that we haven't to the same extent, is Islamic terrorism.