Where are all the jobs?

By Michelle Ferguson   The Ontario labour force is a tough nut to crack for young Canadians. A report released in September by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives found that Ontario has one of the worst youth unemployment rates in the country – only narrowly beating...
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Injecting new life into fighting the flu

By Dani-Elle Dubé Trypanophobics — or those with a fear of needles — can literally breathe a sigh of relief this upcoming flu shot season thanks to an alternative needleless vaccine. FluMist, a fine nasal spray containing the flu vaccine, has been in Canada since 2010 but is not...

Four decades of museum studies at Algonquin

By Tyler Dubreuil     Algonquin’s applied museum studies program in the School of Hospitality and Tourism reached its fortieth anniversary last month. The milestone was celebrated with an event in the ACCE buildings Minto Hallway, Nov. 16, and was highlighted by...

Generous donations in the books

By Tyler Dubreuil     Every year local food drives pop up, encouraging people to donate to local food banks. No surprise there, but how some charities and drives decide to encourage donations can definitely raise eyebrows. Algonquins’ Student Support Services...

Welcome to Saudi Arabia? Welcome to uncertainty?

By Steven Chmielash   Algonquin’s Saudi Arabia campus, a burning topic of discussion, doesn’t seem to be extinguishing any time soon as more questions than answers are still being raised. On the heels of Algonquin’s first international strategic draft plan presentation on...

Algonquin history: What’s in a name?

By Megan Delaire   Algonquin recently released a video explaining the First Nations origin of the college’s name amid a land claim dispute between the federal government and the Algonquin Nation whose people originally occupied the Ottawa Valley. The video, entitled How...

Student misconduct on the rise

By Rachel Aiello      The number of Student Conduct Reviews is on the rise at Algonquin. In the past year, from Sept. 3, 2012 to Sept. 3, 2013 the Woodroffe campus conducted over 30 misconduct hearings, according to data obtained by the Times through a Freedom of...