As Canada becomes the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis, five alumni working in the sector reflect on this transformative move.
As a key witness to the revolutionary change that digitization has brought to the workplace, Shopify's Chief Operating Officer, Harley Finkelstein (LLB and MBA ’09), shared his thoughts at the Chancellor’s Debate on The Future of Work.
uOttawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre has created a unique short course that encourages participants to explore art as a tool for promoting human rights.
A special tribute at the Come Together uOttawa! gala looked back at his eight impressive years as president, plus the incredible tale of driving a Beatle in his Beetle.
Indigenous legal scholar Tracey Lindberg, author of CBC Canada Reads finalist Birdie, looks forward to joining the Faculty of Law at an exciting “time of possibility” in Ottawa.
From lobbying ministers to muddying boots in the mines, there’s no such thing as a typical day for Karine Asselin (LLL ʼ90), Canada’s ambassador to Panama.
In light of their election on October 19, 2015, some 15 uOttawa alumni, one faculty member and one recipient of an honorary doctorate, will take up their seats in Parliament. And the University of Ottawa couldn’t be prouder of every one of them!
Last month, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu was named University of Ottawa’s 14th chancellor, while his predecessor, Michaëlle Jean, was honoured with the renaming of a student volunteer centre.
The University of Ottawa is leading a national effort to recruit pro bono lawyers to help private sponsorship groups bring Syrian refugees to Canada. Many alumni are key players.
Easy access to personal information is a growing threat to privacy. Michael Geist is a tireless privacy advocate as Canada’s surveillance laws undergo legislative reform.
Could the 2015 federal election see more women elected as MPs? Three uOttawa alumnae, of very different political stripes, certainly hope so.
Lawyer, linguist, professor and jazz pianist Ron Davis (JD ʼ82) is in the studio recording his 10th album, Pocket Symphronica. His unconventional approach mixes jazz with Japanese taiko drumming, symphony orchestras and pop songs.
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