What’s happening on August 2nd?

Top Reads: 

One-third of young Canadians have no retirement savings
ROMA LUCIW
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/home-cents/one-third-of-young-canadians-have-no-retirement-savings/article4453200/

High costs, poor job prospects deter studies
Don Cayo
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/business/High+costs+poor+prospects+deter+studies/7028650/story.html#ixzz22OrrHF8v

Premier agrees to look into treatment for girl
Joe Couture
The StarPhoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Premier+agrees+look+into+treatment+girl/7027898/story.html#ixzz22OxUDdLz

To…Youth:

Premier agrees to look into treatment for girl
Joe Couture
The StarPhoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Premier+agrees+look+into+treatment+girl/7027898/story.html#ixzz22OxUDdLz

Regimented youth programs take flight: Aboriginals, army, RCMP mix it up
Kerry Benjoe
Leader-Post
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Regimented+youth+programs+take+flight/7004733/story.html#ixzz22OxctYct

China’s child-fuelled medal machine keeps cranking out Olympic gold
Bill Schiller
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/sports/london2012/article/1235702–china-s-child-fuelled-medal-machine-keeps-cranking-out-olympic-gold

One-third of young Canadians have no retirement savings
ROMA LUCIW
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/home-cents/one-third-of-young-canadians-have-no-retirement-savings/article4453200/

Study: Young people want to retire early and spend, too
LINDA NGUYEN
THE CANADIAN PRESS
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/canada/123107-study-young-people-want-to-retire-early-and-spend-too

The bullying gender gap: Girls more likely to be targets
CARLY WEEKS
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/the-bullying-gender-gap-girls-more-likely-to-be-targets/article4456321/

Mentors are essential. How to choose one
STEVE MARTEL
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-managing/leadership/mentors-are-essential-how-to-choose-one/article4452922/

Teens still trade sex for drugs, booze
Boys, girls almost equally likely to do it; having close family tends to limit poor sexual choices
Tamsyn Burgmann
Canadian Press
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Teens+still+trade+drugs+booze/7028566/story.html#ixzz22Oryn48z

Police should stop using dogs to apprehend youth: legal group
Tiffany Crawford
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Police+should+stop+using+dogs+apprehend+youth+legal+group/7028579/story.html#ixzz22Os8K4s9

RCMP criticized for using dogs against youth suspects after 12-year-old suffers bite
Tiffany Crawford
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/RCMP+criticized+using+dogs+against+youth+suspects+after+year+suffers+bite/7023868/story.html#ixzz22OsEdLmH

To…K-12 Schools: 

Full-day kindergarten means more jobs at board 7
Peter Hendra
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/31/full-day-kindergarten-means-more-jobs-at-board

Educational mediocrity
John Ferguson
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Educational+mediocrity/7020942/story.html#ixzz22P09d9GY

School bus companies taking Ontario to court
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/ontario/article/1235632–school-bus-companies-taking-ontario-to-court

‘Double dipping’ hurts young teachers
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters/article/1235548—double-dipping-hurts-young-teachers

Questions asked about principal’s transfer
Jenny Ford
The Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/questions-asked-about-principals-transfer-164727786.html

Like lunch, writing isn’t free
JOHN DEGEN
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/like-lunch-writing-isnt-free/article4456483/

Summer ends early for Calgary Catholic year-round students
Richard Cuthbertson
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/education/Summer+ends+early+Calgary+Catholic+year+round+students/7026505/story.html#ixzz22Ou9r5mW

To…University Students: 

Older students propel growth of online MBAs
JENNIFER LEWINGTON
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/business-education/older-students-propel-growth-of-online-mbas/article4449969/

Student protesters target Liberals as Quebec election kicks off
NELSON WYATT
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/elections/student-protesters-target-liberals-as-quebec-election-kicks-off/article4457186/

High costs, poor job prospects deter studies
Don Cayo
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/business/High+costs+poor+prospects+deter+studies/7028650/story.html#ixzz22OrrHF8v

Student protest leader to speak at UQO
Chloé Fedio
Ottawa Citizen (With Files From Postmedia News And The Canadian Press)
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Student+protest+leader+speak/7027420/story.html#ixzz22P03ZwMh

Student needs to sort through funding options
Scott Hannah
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/business/Student+needs+sort+through+funding+options/7010245/story.html#ixzz22OsnzCDz

Former student leader at Calgary university pleads guilty to robbing bank
The Canadian Press
The Journal Pioneer
http://www.journalpioneer.com/News/Canada%20-%20World/News/2012-08-01/article-3044003/Former-student-leader-at-Calgary-university-pleads-guilty-to-robbing-bank/1

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