By CBC News Ottawa, October 1, 2017
The University of Ottawa is considering a campus-wide smoking ban, but administrators acknowledge enforcement will be a challenge because of the school's busy downtown location.
McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., announced plans last week to ban smoking on all its campuses starting Jan. 1, 2018. 'We're a public campus, we're downtown, we don't have walls and we aren't a gated campus.' - Michael Histed, University of OttawaMichael Histed, director of risk management at the University of Ottawa, said a survey conducted of students and staff in the spring found 69 per cent in favour of a complete smoking ban.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/university-ottawa-smoking-ban-health-1.4307406