Canada's parliament returns with a Throne Speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau, who is mired in an ethics scandal, will unveil the Liberal government's plans for the country's pandemic response and recovery before facing a confidence vote.
Seven University of Ottawa professors are among recipients of millions in funding from The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) aimed at improving the response to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ride to Connect started out in June as a grassroots fundraiser where seven uOttawa medical school friends decided to collectively bike the distance across Canada to raise money to help seniors combat social isolation during COVID-19.
Loneliness and isolation are two of the devastating side-effects of the pandemic, with seniors and people living with physical or mental health issues being particularly affected. To combat this, two medical students started COVID Performers