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The payments were made to a retired political science professor over nearly seven years.
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.
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They want to promote a more holistic view of health.
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.
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The lockdown was lifted within 20 minutes of police arriving on scene.
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.
Canadian newspapers overwhelmingly supported Stephen Harper’s Conservatives in the past two elections, much more so than they would have if they had reflected public opinion, a new study finds. The re...
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.
The University of Ottawa's student federation (SFUO) is warning students about a private company's competing orientation week that the SFUO claims promotes binge drinking, reckless behaviour...
UPDATE: Tuesday, July 22 - The video uploaded to YouTube has been pulled down. OTTAWA - Carleton University says it is investigating after a video showing a motorcyclist speeding through its system of...
Carleton students are protesting an appearance by rapper Rick Ross at a concert organized by the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) in Ottawa, Ont. Rick Ross appeared on a song called “...
OTTAWA - Changes to "clarify" a controversial, $15-million donor agreement at Carleton University are more cosmetic than substantive and miss the main point — protecting academic independence, the Can...
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.
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.
OTTAWA - The president of Carleton University's faculty association says he'd like to see all future donor agreements between the university and patrons made public.Jason Etele, an engineering profess...
OTTAWA - Carleton University says the $15-million donor agreement for its showcase school of political management, fronted by Preston Manning, does not reflect the university's academic policies and w...
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.
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 students and graduates working to become the next gener...
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 to the garage in the early afternoon and found a 25...
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 disasters that befell Japan, Italy and China in recent ye...
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.