What’s happening on August 13th?

Top Reads:

1. Friends with benefits ‘new form of dating’

2.B.C. government spends $3 million on JobFest promotional swag bags

3. Quebec students return to class vowing to teach top political parties a lesson at the polls

To…Youth:

Friends with benefits ‘new form of dating’
Misty Harris
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/friends-with-benefits-new-form-of-dating-165829116.html

Oakville bars teens from tanning beds
Tess Kalinowski
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1241545–oakville-bars-teens-from-tanning-beds

Toronto budget: Free recreation for more poor families, but less for others
Daniel Dale
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1241438–toronto-budget-free-recreation-for-more-poor-families-but-less-for-others

Dieting and binge drinking linked in SFU study of ‘drunkorexia’
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Dieting+binge+drinking+linked+study+drunkorexia/7079202/story.html#ixzz23Ql7RHlH

Summer Jobs Series: Building fences and developing a thicker skin on a job site
Jason Smith
Special to National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/12/summer-jobs-series-building-fences-and-developing-a-thicker-skin-on-a-job-site/

Technology detects infections before doctors know preemies are sick
TAMARA BALUJA
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/technology-detects-infections-before-doctors-know-preemies-are-sick/article4473808/?cmpid=rss1

B.C. government spends $3 million on JobFest promotional swag bags
Michael Smyth
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/government+spends+million+JobFest+promotional+swag+bags/7074206/story.html#ixzz23QwekcMZ

Innovation will transform traditional education
Geoff Johnson (Guest column)
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/technology/Guest+column+Innovation+will+transform+traditional+education/6697952/story.html#ixzz23R1TpFt6

Kids pick nutritional Happy Meal when no toy offered with less healthy option: study
Sheryl Ubelacker
THE CANADIAN PRESS
http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Kids+pick+nutritional+Happy+Meal+when+offered+with+less+healthy+option/7081965/story.html#ixzz23RvrF7sI

Finding the perfect after-school-care balance a challenge for parents
CHRIS ZDEB
EDMONTON JOURNAL
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Finding+perfect+after+school+care+balance+challenge/7079596/story.html

Shake up dating life with summer sports
MANISHA KRISHNAN
EDMONTON JOURNAL
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Shake+dating+life+with+summer+sports/7079602/story.html

‘Rich Kids of Instagram’: The moronic excesses of teenage socialites
ZOSIA BIELSKI
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
http://m.theglobeandmail.com/life/the-hot-button/rich-kids-of-instagram-the-moronic-excesses-of-teenage-socialites/article4478931/?service=mobile

To…K-12 Schools: 

The three-school solution 2
Lindsay Davidson
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/13/the-three-school-solution

Ontario government extends carrot to younger teachers
Jonathan Jenkins
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/13/ontario-government-extends-carrot-to-younger-teachers

Catholic boards confident of agreements with teachers
Matthew Pearson
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Catholic+boards+confident+agreements+with+teachers/7084539/story.html#ixzz23Tndyvku

Elementary teachers will take their chances with individual boards
Tanya Talaga and Raveena Aulakh
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1241537–elementary-teachers-will-take-their-chances-with-individual-boards

Back-to-school sales to edge up
The Canadian Press
http://www.thetelegram.com/Business/2012-08-13/article-3051213/Backtoschool-sales-to-edge-up/1

King George school marks 100th birthday
Charles Hamilton
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/life/King+George+school+marks+100th+birthday/7080729/story.html#ixzz23Tptceim

To…University Students:

Blame all around for lousy student housing 13
Alison Shouldice
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/13/blame-all-around-for-lousy-student-housing

Quebec students return to class vowing to teach top political parties a lesson at the polls
Allan Woods
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1241476–quebec-election-2012-quebec-students-return-to-class-vowing-to-teach-top-political-parties-a-lesson-at-the-polls

A PQ government would strengthen Quebec language laws within 100 days: Marois
With files from Jocelyne Richer, Alexandre Robillard and Martin Ouellet
The Canadian Press
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/12/a-pq-government-would-strengthen-quebec-language-laws-within-100-days-marois/

Foreign students add up to big money for Canada
Barbara Yaffe
The Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/life/Yaffe+Foreign+students+money+Canada/7072656/story.html#ixzz23RvjplA3

Quebec schools reopen under cloud of uncertainty as CEGEPs vote to end protests
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/quebec-schools-reopen-under-cloud-of-uncertainty-as-cegeps-vote-to-end-protests/article4478582/

Second company plans high-rise next to proposed U of T residence
JULIANNA CUMMINS TORONTO
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/second-company-plans-high-rise-next-to-proposed-u-of-t-residence/article4479535/

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