What’s happening on August 12th?

Top Reads:

Québec Solidaire vows free tuition, more tax on rich
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/quebecvotes2012/story/2012/08/10/quebecvotes-quebec-solidaire-budget.html

Where to stash your cash: RRSP or TFSA?
Brenda Spiering
Brighter Life
http://brighterlife.ca/2011/09/26/where-to-stash-your-cash-rrsp-or-tfsa/?wt.mc_id=en-ca:SEM:Linkgen:OutBrain:BLGeneral:RRSP_TFSA

Ontario’s deal with English Catholic teachers’ union starts to crumble
KATE HAMMER AND KAREN HOWLETT
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ontarios-deal-with-english-catholic-teachers-union-starts-to-crumble/article4462698/

To…Youth:

Brighter employment picture masked by loss of part-time jobs
ORA MORISON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/brighter-employment-picture-masked-by-loss-of-part-time-jobs/article4472921/

Summer jobs: Modern red coats defend York for $10.70 an hour
Natalie Alcoba
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/11/summer-jobs-modern-red-coats-defend-york-for-10-70-an-hour/

Where to stash your cash: RRSP or TFSA?
Brenda Spiering
Brighter Life
http://brighterlife.ca/2011/09/26/where-to-stash-your-cash-rrsp-or-tfsa/?wt.mc_id=en-ca:SEM:Linkgen:OutBrain:BLGeneral:RRSP_TFSA

A summer camp with a can-do approach for youth with autism
Pauline Tam
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/summer+camp+with+approach+youth+with+autism/7073364/story.html#ixzz23Ka0r9Tb

How can the province afford child care costs?
Randall Denley
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/province+afford+child+care+costs/7067079/story.html#ixzz23KaDPWW9

Magnificent women’s soccer team will inspire Canadian girls
Marvin Matthews
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/sports/Magnificent+women+soccer+team+will+inspire+Canadian+girls/7076445/story.html#ixzz23KSsDJNM

Extension to “life-changing” project will help aboriginal children
CAILYNN KLINGBEIL
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Extension+life+changing+project+will+help+aboriginal/7073684/story.html

PQ plan to offer $500 tax rebate to for families to enroll children in sports
Linda Gyulai
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/plan+offer+rebate+families+enroll+children+sports/7077311/story.html#ixzz23KbWZmiK

Parrsboro youth centre built on heartache, hope
AARON BESWICK
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/125712-parrsboro-youth-centre-built-on-heartache-hope

Hero app designed to find missing kids
Andrew A. Duffy
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/Hero+designed+find+missing+kids/7076088/story.html#ixzz23KQIERwx

To…K-12 Schools:

Ontario’s deal with English Catholic teachers’ union starts to crumble
KATE HAMMER AND KAREN HOWLETT
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ontarios-deal-with-english-catholic-teachers-union-starts-to-crumble/article4462698/

Timing of by-elections should give Ontario teachers pause
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/timing-of-by-elections-should-give-ontario-teachers-pause/article4475531/

Questions about George Abbott’s recent email to B.C. teachers
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/09/questions-about-george-abbotts-recent-email-to-b-c-teachers/

McGuinty urges school boards to sign agreements with teachers, or else
Keith Leslie
The Canadian Press
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/10/mcguinty-urges-school-boards-to-sign-agreements-with-teachers-or-else/

U.S. back-to-school shoppers not ready to splurge
Dhanya Skariachan
Reuters
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/back+school+shoppers+ready+splurge/7077147/story.html#ixzz23KT0vgWB

Premier wants advice on teachers’ dispute
Jonathan Jenkins
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/10/premier-wants-advice-on-teachers-dispute

School boards will pay price if there’s no deal, Laurel Broten says
Louise Brown and Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1240546–school-boards-will-pay-price-if-there-s-no-deal-laurel-broten-says

How to Quell 9th-Grade Angst
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/how-to-quell-9th-grade-angst-165838826.html

Maybe we should be cheering high-school victory lappers
Elizabeth Payne
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Maybe+should+cheering+high+school+victory+lappers/7067053/story.html#ixzz23KaIiL6s

B.C. appoints first Superintendent of Aboriginal Achievement
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/09/b-c-appoints-first-superintendent-of-aboriginal-achievement/

To…University Students:

Molson aims to be ‘one of the world’s leading business schools’
JENNIFER LEWINGTON
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/business-education/molson-aims-to-be-one-of-the-worlds-leading-business-schools/article4473430/

UBC has become a school for foreigners not locals, Vancouver father says
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/10/ubc-has-become-a-school-for-foreigners-not-locals-vancouver-father-says/

Animal House
Editorial
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/opinion/Editorial+Animal+House/7072585/story.html

Quebec election 2012: Striking students could be curse, or blessing, for Pauline Marois
Allan Woods
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1240626–quebec-election-2012-striking-students-could-be-curse-or-blessing-for-pauline-marois

Pauline Marois in Laval: Repeal of Bill 78 will be first act of a PQ government
Linda Gyulai
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Pauline+Marois+Laval+Repeal+Bill+will+first+government/7078114/story.html#ixzz23KbLVcU8

Québec Solidaire vows free tuition, more tax on rich
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/quebecvotes2012/story/2012/08/10/quebecvotes-quebec-solidaire-budget.html

Quebec student groups meet to ponder election tactics
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/quebecvotes2012/story/2012/08/11/quebec-student-group-meetings.html

Cégep St. Laurent students narrowly vote to continue class boycott
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/C%c3%a9gep+Laurent+students+narrowly+vote+continue+class+boycott/7077716/story.html#ixzz23KbRksfY

 

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