What’s happening on August 10th?

Top Reads: 

Opinion: University is a privilege, not a right
Claude Montmarquette
Special to The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Opinion+University+privilege+right/7067040/story.html#ixzz23AVYYmgz

Rock-star approach promotes careers
Les Leyne
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Rock+star+approach+promotes+careers/7063697/story.html#ixzz239dQV099

Ontario Liberals could trigger election with teachers wage freeze legislation
Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie
The Canadian Press
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/ontario-liberals-could-trigger-election-with-teachers-wage-freeze/

To…Youth: 

Sask. Drug Plan to cover girl’s treatment
Joe Couture
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Sask+Drug+Plan+cover+girl+treatment/7061919/story.html#ixzz23AIUM8l2

Is my teen depressed or just moody?
ANTHONY E. WOLF
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/is-my-teen-depressed-or-just-moody/article4472196/

It’s vital to raise level of reading
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/vital+raise+level+reading/7057082/story.html#ixzz239dKdwnE

Rock-star approach promotes careers
Les Leyne
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Rock+star+approach+promotes+careers/7063697/story.html#ixzz239dQV099

Local Mason helps raise funds for kids’ hospital
Richard Watts
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/Local+Mason+helps+raise+funds+kids+hospital/7057102/story.html#ixzz239eMGY1V

Young Lethbridge archeologist’s golden touch rivals Indiana Jones
Richard Cuthbertson
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Young+Lethbridge+archeologist+golden+touch+rivals+Indiana+Jones/7067672/story.html#ixzz23AGKkFTn

Blowing a hole in marijuana ban
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/Editorial+Blowing+hole+marijuana/7062383/story.html#ixzz23AGZeDC3

No ‘hug-a-thug’ here: Centennial course puts high-need youth back on the college track
Louise Brown
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1239830–no-hug-a-thug-here-centennial-course-puts-high-need-youth-back-on-the-college-track

Young keyboarders go to C-A-M-P
Sarah-Taïssir Bencharif
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1239715–young-keyboarders-go-to-c-a-m-p

To…K-12 schools:

Ontario francophone school boards reject union deal
KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-francophone-school-boards-reject-union-deal/article4472807/

Residential school survivors hope to see bad memories go up in smoke
The Canadian Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/faith/residential-school-survivors-hope-to-see–bad-memories-go-up-in-smoke-165604926.html

Dalton McGuinty gets tough on teacher talks
Tanya Talaga
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1240192–dalton-mcguinty-gets-tough-on-teacher-talks

9-5 school could curtail Quebec’s high dropout rate: CAQ
Tristin Hopper
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/caq-hoping-9-5-school-would-curtail-quebecs-high-dropout-rate/

Learning 9 to 5: Quebec party wants longer school day
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/learning-9-to-5-quebec-party-wants-longer-school-day-165699416.html

Bright is right for back-to-school wear
Samantha Critchell
Associated Press
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/08/10/bright-is-right-for-back-to-school-wear/

Ontario Liberals could trigger election with teachers wage freeze legislation
Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie
The Canadian Press
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/ontario-liberals-could-trigger-election-with-teachers-wage-freeze/

Early bedtimes could help teens in class, study suggests
Lauren La Rose
The Canadian Press
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/early-bedtimes-could-help-teens-in-class-study-suggests/

Province inks third deal with French teacher’s union AEFO
Tanya Talaga and Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1239311–ontario-government-secures-third-deal-with-provincial-education-union

Ontario’s largest teachers’ unions refuse to budge despite AEFO deal with province
Mohammed Adam
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Ontario+largest+teachers+unions+refuse+budge+despite+AEFO+deal+with+province/7067255/story.html#ixzz23ATihB7E

French teachers’ union AEFO agrees to Ontario government’s contract terms
Jonathan Jenkins
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/09/french-teachers-union-aefo-agrees-to-ontario-governments-contract-terms

N.S. teachers’ lives aren’t a walk in the park
Lezlie Lowe
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/125465-lowe-ns-teachers-lives-aren-t-a-walk-in-the-park

More yoga could soon be coming to schools
Gary Kean
The Western Star
http://www.thewesternstar.com/News/Local/2012-08-10/article-3049678/More-yoga-could-soon-be-coming-to-schools/1

Drawings Unveiled of the future K-12 Souris School
The Journal Pioneer
http://www.journalpioneer.com/News/Local/2012-08-10/article-3050130/strongDrawings-Unveiled-of-the-future-K12-Souris-Schoolstrong/1

To…University students: 

Concordia University’s new president brings forward-looking approach to troubled school
JAMES BRADSHAW
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/concordia-universitys-new-president-brings-forward-looking-approach-to-troubled-school/article4472306/

Want to study real estate? Queen’s aims to please
BRENDA DALGLISH
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/business-education/want-to-study-real-estate-queens-aims-to-please/article4471249/

First Nations college calls for return of sacred meteorite from Alberta museum
Jen Gerson
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/08/first-nations-college-calls-for-return-of-sacred-meteorite-from-alberta-museum/

Queen’s staff ratify first agreement
Danielle VandenBrink
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/09/queens-staff-ratify-first-agreement

Charest unveils $50-million remote-training plan for regions
Roberto Rocha
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Charest+unveils+million+remote+training+plan+regions/7071266/story.html#ixzz23AVP7NLM

Opinion: University is a privilege, not a right
Claude Montmarquette
Special to The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Opinion+University+privilege+right/7067040/story.html#ixzz23AVYYmgz

Three CEGEPs vote to return to class
René Bruemmer
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Three+CEGEPs+vote+return+class/7067474/story.html#ixzz23AVIlW8B

Quebec student activists hope for reinforcements
The Canadian Press
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1239857–quebec-student-activists-hope-for-reinforcements

Police brace for CEGEP students’ return, consider Bill 78
Jacob Serebrin
Open File Montreal
http://www.openfile.ca/bill-78-montreal-quebec-police-cegep

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