U of O eyeing total smoking ban - Ottawa - CBC News

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.


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