What’s happening on August 8th?

Top Reads:

Jean Charest’s plan to steal from children to bribe their parents
Jesse Kline
National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/08/08/jesse-kline-jean-charests-plan-to-steal-from-children-to-bribe-their-parents/

Maritimers soon to be stranded as inter-city bus routes to close in fall
JOSH O’KANE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/maritimers-soon-to-be-stranded-as-inter-city-bus-routes-to-close-in-fall/article4467955/

Students vow an end to election apathy
Christopher Curtis
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Students+election+apathy/7055143/story.html#ixzz22xoXpQfQ

To…Youth:

How to use LinkedIn to get a job
Sheryl Smolkin
Moneyville.ca
http://www.moneyville.ca/article/1235395–how-to-use-linkedin-to-get-a-job

Evergreen Brick Works programs help combat Toronto kids’ ‘nature deficit’
Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1238313–evergreen-brick-works-programs-help-combat-toronto-kids-nature-deficit

New York launches privately funded program to rehabilitate young offenders
Carol Goar
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorialopinion/article/1238495–new-york-launches-privately-funded-program-to-rehabilitate-young-offenders

Tim’s camp gets Sagkeeng’s OK
First Nation threatened to block children’s foundation project
Bruce Owen
The Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/tims-camp-gets-sagkeengs-ok-165391766.html

Youngster donates to nature reserve effort
Labiba Haque
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/07/youngster-donates-to-nature-reserve-effort

Urgent need for more child care spaces across city
Matthew Pearson
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Childcare+modernization+plan+receives+mixed+reviews/7049364/story.html#ixzz22xo0UlJx

Homework for Edmonton hockey parents unwelcome but worthwhile
DAVID STAPLES
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/Homework+Edmonton+hockey+parents+unwelcome+worthwhile/7054696/story.html

B.C. mom’s dream comes true as EI benefits extended for parents of sick kids
Cassidy Olivier
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/health/dream+comes+true+benefits+extended+parents+sick+kids/7054716/story.html#ixzz22xeBHL7M

A matter of scale
Cape Breton Post
http://www.capebretonpost.com/Opinion/Editorial/2012-08-08/article-3047943/A-matter-of-scale/1

EI benefits expanded for parents with sick children
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ei-benefits-expanded-for-parents-with-sick-children/article4467253/

For young job seekers, no relief in sight
ORA MORISON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/for-young-job-seekers-no-relief-in-sight/article4464246/

Fewer U.S. kids with high cholesterol, even as obesity holds steady: study
Associated Press
http://www.capebretonpost.com/Living/Health/2012-08-07/article-3047837/Fewer-US-kids-with-high-cholesterol-even-as-obesity-holds-steady-study/1

Teens and zzzs: Inadequate sleep can impact performance in the classroom
Cape Breton Post
http://www.capebretonpost.com/Living/Education/2012-08-07/article-3047527/Teens-and-zzzs-Inadequate-sleep-can-impact-performance-in-the-classroom/1

To…K-12 Schools: 

Jean Charest’s plan to steal from children to bribe their parents
Jesse Kline
National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/08/08/jesse-kline-jean-charests-plan-to-steal-from-children-to-bribe-their-parents/

Labour strife looms for McGuinty as lone Catholic board accepts deal
KATE HAMMER AND CAROLINE ALPHONSO
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/labour-strife-looms-for-mcguinty-as-lone-catholic-board-accepts-deal/article4468819/

Toronto Catholic board approves teacher deal
Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1238593–toronto-catholic-board-approves-teacher-deal

Teachers doing harm to the environment, spreading invasive species, study says
Michelle McQuigge
Canadian Press
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Teachers+doing+harm+environment+spreading+invasive+species+study+says/7056535/story.html#ixzz22xdFVwPe

Province criticized for “irresponsible” new school planning
Richard Cuthbertson
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Province+criticized+irresponsible+school+planning/7054896/story.html#ixzz22xhSQmtS

To…University Students: 

Only select media welcome as Quebec student group votes on whether to end strike
The Canadian Press
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Only+select+media+welcome+Quebec+student+group+votes+whether/7054691/story.html#ixzz22xcO005i

Leaders weigh in on student crisis
Wendy Gillis
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1238196–quebec-election-2012-jean-charest-calls-on-students-to-respect-the-right-to-attend-classes

Road scholars: B.C.’s cash-strapped students take to living in their cars
ALEKSANDRA SAGAN
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/road-scholars-bcs-cash-strapped-students-take-to-living-in-their-cars/article4468327/

Maritimers soon to be stranded as inter-city bus routes to close in fall
JOSH O’KANE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/maritimers-soon-to-be-stranded-as-inter-city-bus-routes-to-close-in-fall/article4467955/

Greyhound service cuts leave rural Alberta marooned, NDP says
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/greyhound-service-cuts-leave-rural-alberta-marooned-ndp-says/article4468777/

Entrepreneurs will step up to serve communities abandoned by Greyhound, province says
Annalise Klingbeil
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Entrepreneurs+will+step+serve+communities+abandoned+Greyhound+province+says/7054835/story.html#ixzz22xhXu8WE

Financial crime common in Canadian universities
JAMES BRADSHAW
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/financial-crime-common-in-canadian-universities/article4457004/

Quebec needs a hero, but CLASSE isn’t it
Christopher Nardi
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/08/08/chris-nardi-quebec-needs-a-hero-but-classe-isnt-it/

Make Canada the choice of Asian students, says UBC’s Stephen Toope
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/07/make-canada-the-choice-of-asian-students-says-ubcs-stephen-toope/

CBU not thinking Cape Breton first
Letter to the Editor
Cape Breton Post
http://www.capebretonpost.com/Opinion/Letters%20to%20the%20Editor/2012-08-08/article-3047777/CBU-not-thinking-Cape-Breton-first/1

Students vow an end to election apathy
Christopher Curtis
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Students+election+apathy/7055143/story.html#ixzz22xoXpQfQ

Student boycott voting poorly attended
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Student+boycott+voting+poorly+attended/7054369/story.html#ixzz22xqJOkHb

 

 

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