What’s happening on August 9th?

Top Reads: 

Young adults, here’s how to find your financial footing
PREET BANERJEE
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/young-adults-heres-how-to-find-your-financial-footing/article4451477/

Geeks: take down the ‘no girls allowed’ sign
Kate Heartfield
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Geeks+take+down+girls+allowed+sign/7059016/story.html#ixzz23492Ocx1

Some students declare tuition truce
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Some+students+declare+tuition+truce/7060407/story.html#ixzz234YsJ4hm

To…Youth:

New programs target Metis women and youth entrepreneurs
Scott Larson
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/programs+target+Metis+women+youth+entrepreneurs/7061982/story.html#ixzz233wDzCBA

New crop of experts say it’s best to “underparent”
GLENDA COOPER, THE TELEGRAPH
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/crop+experts+best+underparent/7053433/story.html

Newfoundland should hold the line on minimum wage hikes, business group says
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-08-09/article-3048860/Newfoundland-should-hold-the-line-on-minimum-wage-hikes-business-group-says/1

Young adults, here’s how to find your financial footing
PREET BANERJEE
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/young-adults-heres-how-to-find-your-financial-footing/article4451477/

Geeks: take down the ‘no girls allowed’ sign
Kate Heartfield
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Geeks+take+down+girls+allowed+sign/7059016/story.html#ixzz23492Ocx1

Day camp investigates summer learning
Nick Martin
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/day-camp-investigates-summer-learning-165549986.html

Federal funds to help young offenders cut
Mia Rabson
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/federal-funds-to-help-young-offenders-cut-165550106.html

Sudbury youth program catches on in Timmins
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2012/08/08/sby-youth-rocks-program.html

Art of bicycle maintenance puts young workers on a new path
Laurie Monsebraaten
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1238983–art-of-bicycle-maintenance-puts-young-workers-on-a-new-path

Turning passion into a career: Use your talents to do what you love
Lisa Taylor
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/business/smallbusiness/people/article/1236593–turning-passion-into-a-career-use-your-talents-to-do-what-you-love

Calypso Waterpark was under investigation before chlorine leak, safety watchdog says
Peter Henderson
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/Calypso+Waterpark+under+investigation+before+chlorine+leak+safety+watchdog+says/7058474/story.html#ixzz2348MJ19w

To…K-12 Schools:

Catholic teacher deal could affect student achievement, school boards say
Louise Brown and Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1239086–catholic-teacher-deal-could-affect-student-achievement-school-boards-say

Scant information on B.C.’s plan to improve K-3 reading
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/index.html

Quebec’s Francois Legault wants kids to stay at school until 5 p.m.
The Canadian Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/quebecs-francois-legault-wants-kids-to-stay-at-school-until-5-pm-165576096.html

Back-to-school sales to edge up 2.5 per cent this year, analysts predict
Alexandra Posadzki
THE CANADIAN PRESS
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Back+school+sales+edge+cent+this+year+analysts+predict/7057951/story.html#ixzz233kjeVXw

Ontario government secures third deal with provincial education union
Tanya Talaga and Kris Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1239311–ontario-government-secures-third-deal-with-provincial-education-union

Symbolic boat to aid healing of Residential School memories
Ryan Pilon
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/story/2012/08/08/sk-symbolic-boat-residential-schools-120808.html

Government ignored warning signs about Ottawa Montessori school’s finances, parents say
CHRIS COBB
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Government+ignored+warning+signs+about+Ottawa+Montessori+school+finances+parents/7060570/story.html#ixzz2348RHZ00

To…University Students: 

Some students declare tuition truce
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Some+students+declare+tuition+truce/7060407/story.html#ixzz234YsJ4hm

Quebec student group spokesman quits
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/09/head-of-quebec-student-group-quits

Radical Quebec student group spokesman quits, citing Charest ‘attacks’
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/elections/radical-quebec-student-group-spokesman-quits-citing-charest-attacks/article4471021/

Nadeau-Dubois resigns from CLASSE
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2012/08/09/montreal-gabriel-nadeau-dubois-resigns-classe.html

Riot police break up student protest in Montreal
PETER RAKOBOWCHUK
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/elections/riot-police-break-up-student-protest-in-montreal/article4469923/

Charest takes ‘wait and see’ approach as schools set to reopen
DANIEL LEBLANC AND RHÉAL SEGUIN
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/elections/charest-takes-wait-and-see-approach-as-schools-set-to-reopen/article4469500/

Changing postsecondary education must be a collective process
DANIEL WOOLF
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/columnists/changing-postsecondary-education-must-be-a-collective-process/article4470492/

Push for foreign students doesn’t seem necessary
Barbara Yaffe
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Push+foreign+students+doesn+seem+necessary/7062790/story.html#ixzz233kctR7d

Poor, students to suffer from Maritime bus line closure
Karissa Donkin
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1239188–poor-students-to-suffer-from-maritime-bus-line-closure

Kids who pay attention, persist at age 4 more likely to complete university
Debra Black
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/healthzone/news%20&%20features/article/1238793–kids-who-pay-attention-persist-at-age-4-more-likely-to-complete-university

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