What’s happening on August 7th?

Top Reads: 

Rethinking the infamous ‘culture of contest’
Paul Hanley
Special to The StarPheonix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/business/Rethinking+infamous+culture+contest/7049802/story.html#ixzz22sZeURd7

Teachers need the carrot first, not at the end of a stick
MICHAEL KESTERTON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/teachers-need-the-carrot-first-not-at-the-end-of-a-stick/article4465692/

Quebec election 2012: Léo Bureau-Blouin ‘too young’ to be in cabinet, says Pauline Marois
Allan Woods
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1237980–quebec-election-2012-leo-bureau-blouin-too-young-to-be-in-cabinet-says-pauline-marois

To…Youth:

Boot camp for starting your own business
Rick Spence
Financial Post
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Boot+camp+starting+your+business/7049852/story.html#ixzz22sZm2AJY

Youth centre ups security after rash of break-ins
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2012/08/06/north-inuvik-youth-centre-thefts.html

What are some kids’ video games that carry positive messages?
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/giving/what-are-some-kids-video-games-that-carry-positive-messages/article4465504/

Friends are a girl’s best gem
Gina Barreca
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/friends–are-a-girls-best-gem-164986366.html

To…K-12 Schools: 

Rethinking the infamous ‘culture of contest’
Paul Hanley
Special to The StarPheonix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/business/Rethinking+infamous+culture+contest/7049802/story.html#ixzz22sZeURd7

Teachers need the carrot first, not at the end of a stick
MICHAEL KESTERTON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/teachers-need-the-carrot-first-not-at-the-end-of-a-stick/article4465692/

Sleep patterns: Bedtime routine key in prepping kids for school return
Lauren La Rose
The Canadian Press
http://www.leaderpost.com/life/Sleep+patterns+Bedtime+routine+prepping+kids+school+return/7052085/story.html#ixzz22saOgbZX

To…University Students: 

Turnout small for first of student votes to resume strike
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2012/08/07/quebec-student-vote-return-to-class.html

Alberta college launches Western Canada’s first pipeline safety program
Marty Klinkenberg
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Portage+College+launched+Western+Canada+first+pipeline+safety+program/7045655/story.html#ixzz22sXHwhqZ

With ‘truce’ call, Pauline Marois tries to have it both ways
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/with-truce-call-pauline-marois-tries-to-have-it-both-ways/article4461894/

5 must-have back-to-school items for post-secondary students
ALEXANDRA POSADZKI
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/back-to-school/6-must-have-back-to-school-items-for-post-secondary-students/article4465414/

Quebec election 2012: Léo Bureau-Blouin ‘too young’ to be in cabinet, says Pauline Marois
Allan Woods
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1237980–quebec-election-2012-leo-bureau-blouin-too-young-to-be-in-cabinet-says-pauline-marois

Quebec election 2012: Charest will not repeal Bill 78 if re-elected
Wendy Gillis
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1237956–quebec-election-2012-charest-will-not-repeal-bill-78-if-re-elected

U de M students vote to renew boycott of classes
Laura Beeston
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/students+vote+renew+boycott+classes/7049013/story.html#ixzz22sd4srIR

Student leader Leo Bureau-Blouin won’t be named minister, still praised by Marois
Catherine Solyom
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Student+leader+Bureau+Blouin+named+minister+still+praised+Marois/7048558/story.html#ixzz22sdAY4xn

UQÀM letter gives students an ultimatum
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/UQ%c3%80M+letter+gives+students+ultimatum/7048466/story.html#ixzz22sdFtqJ6

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