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Suits us just fine: Olympic skeleton controversy is just the latest example of sports technology

“Citius, Altius, Fortius.” Translated: “Faster, Higher, Stronger.”

It was the Olympic motto proposed by Pierre de Coubertin when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was created in the late 19th century. 1,071 more words

Carleton University

Under increased scrutiny, more officers across Canada are forgoing proactive policing: report

Police officers across Canada are less likely to proactively investigate suspicious behaviour or persons these days than they were 10 years ago, and it’s out of fear of increased scrutiny, according to a new report out of Ottawa’s… 637 more words

Canada

Feb. 19: Pink triangle persecution: in history and memory

It took over 45 years for the German government to formally
recognize LGBTQ victims of the Nazi regime, to say nothing of the continuation of National Socialist-era laws in post-1945 policing and jurisprudence. 203 more words

Events

Young swimmer saved by lifeguards, paramedics at Carleton

Ottawa paramedics helped revive a 12-year-old swimmer who went into cardiac arrest Wednesday at the Carleton University pool.

Firefighters and paramedics responded to an emergency call at 7 p.m. 61 more words

Local News

Summerlee: How Carleton is leading in innovation

Last month at the Bayview Yards innovation centre, Environment and Climate Change Canada Minister Catherine McKenna announced the national Smart Cities Challenge, a $50 million prize for the large Canadian city with the best plan for improving the lives of its residents through innovation, data and technology. 640 more words

Columnists

Peel Region students feel safer, do better academically with police officers in schools: study

Students at Peel Region high schools west of Toronto say they feel safer and less stressed when police officers are present in schools, according to a new study. 707 more words

Education

BLK FROST - A Holiday Dinner

Black Like Me is excited to bring to you all BLK FROST, a holiday dinner.

When? Saturday, December 16th, 7 PM

Where? 314 UC, Carleton University’s BECS (Bill Ellis Co-Working Space) 131 more words

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