University of Ottawa expels 10-year-old twins

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

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Ottawa â€" Twin 10-year-old boys were expelled from the University of Ottawa and are now seeking reparations for age discrimination from a human rights tribunal.

Agence France Presse reports the university expelled the boys from a course looking into environmental, political and ethical issues raised by advances in science and technology. (read more)

Ask tough questions in the USC elections

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Beginning today, you’ll notice more people than normal in the University Community Centre atrium trying to befriend you.

Why? University Students’ Council elections have begun. Campus will be bursting with posters, candidates, and candidates’ spirited, T-shirt-wearing helpers vying for your attention and your vote. (read more)

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Supreme Court Justice lectures at Western
Tomorrow, Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein will speak to Western students about the Supreme Court appointment process.

The lecture, organized by The Faculty of Law and its Distinguished Speakers Committee, starts at 12:30 p. (read more)

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