What’s happening on August 17th?

Top Reads:

1. Most students expect to graduate more than $20,000 in debt

2. Ontario unveils plan to force through teacher pay freeze

3. Study in mice raises hopes for birth control pill for men

To…Youth:

Russia’s anti-Putin band Pussy Riot found guilty of hooliganism
Moscow
Reuters
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/russias-anti-putin-band-pussy-riot-found-guilty-of-hooliganism/article4485305/

Canadian twist in Pussy Riot case sparks call for Ottawa to intervene
Kathryn Blaze Carlson
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/17/pussy-riot-case-takes-canadian-twist/

Children and friendship
Amanda Swartz
Times Colonist
http://blogs.timescolonist.com/2012/08/16/children-and-friendship/

Many young people are taking another look at the family farm
RENATA D’ALIESIO
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/many-young-people-are-taking-another-look-at-the-family-farm/article4483574/

Study in mice raises hopes for birth control pill for men
Julie Steenhuysen
Reuters
http://www.timescolonist.com/health/Study+mice+raises+hopes+birth+control+pill/7100998/story.html#ixzz23o4AYBQP

Road to Olympic glory should start with physically active children
TRACEY BRIDGERTOM WARSHAWSKI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/road-to-olympic-glory-should-start-with-physically-active-children/article4485073/

Keep kids out of tanning salons
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/keep-kids-out-of-tanning-salons/article4481597/

The Star helps find volunteer jobs for children who want to do good
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1243262–the-star-helps-find-volunteer-jobs-children-who-want-to-do-good

‘The show’ must go on for the kid in each of us
Michael Madigan
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/the-show-must-go-on-for-the-kid-in-each-of-us-166513196.html

How can my four-year-old have high blood pressure?
DR. MICHAEL DICKINSON
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/ask-a-health-expert/how-can-my-four-year-old-have-high-blood-pressure/article4457705/

Known for teen love, Molly Ringwald now writes of adult betrayal
Erin Geiger Smith
Reuters
http://www.theprovince.com/life/Known+teen+love+Molly+Ringwald+writes+adult+betrayal/7105521/story.html#ixzz23qdjnra7

To…K-12 Schools:

Ontario unveils plan to force through teacher pay freeze
KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-unveils-plan-to-force-through-teacher-pay-freeze/article4484298/

Hey, Ontario Teachers, leave them kids alone
Matt Gurney
National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/08/16/matt-gurney-hey-ontario-teachers-dont-leave-them-kids-alone/

Online tool intended to help B.C. parents choose schools
Janet Steffenhagen
Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/15/online-tool-intended-to-help-b-c-parents-choose-schools/

Student who spent summer wandering Saskatchewan heads home
THE CANADIAN PRESS
http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Saskatchewanderer+heads+west+school+after+fantastic+summer/7107785/story.html

Teachers, partner buying stake in Denmark’s ISS
Toronto
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/teachers-partner-buying-stake-in-denmarks-iss/article4484793/

Eco-friendly fun lunch kits so cool for school
MARTA GOLD
EDMONTON JOURNAL
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/friendly+lunch+kits+cool+school/7100608/story.html

Dalton McGuinty won’t risk minority government over teachers’ wages
Tonda MacCharles
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1243328–mcguinty-won-t-risk-minority-government-over-teachers-wages

Broten proposes bill to stop teacher pay hikes
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/16/broten-proposes-bill-to-stop-teacher-pay-hikes

Ontario teachers heading for court
Tom Godfrey
Toronto Sun
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/17/ontario-teachers-heading-for-court

College union calls for strike vote 4
Labiba Haque
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/16/college-union-calls-for-strike-vote

Support boosted for EAL students in Regina schools
Emma Graney
Leader-Post
http://www.leaderpost.com/news/Support+boosted+students+Regina+schools/7097559/story.html#ixzz23qfu3yoq

School bus drivers fight mandatory retirement age
Matt McClure
Calgary Herald
http://www.canada.com/business/Merkel+pledges+speedy+deal/7102780/story.html#ixzz23qddSwsu

Fee debate goes round and round
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Editorial+debate+goes+round+round/7102489/story.html#ixzz23qe28k8w

To…University Students: 

SMU profs, management reach tentative deal
THE CHRONICLE HERALD
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/metro/127555-smu-profs-management-reach-tentative-deal

CEGEP du Vieux Montréal students to vote again on class boycott question
René Bruemmer
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/CEGEP+Vieux+Montr%c3%a9al+students+vote+again+class+boycott+question/7105908/story.html#ixzz23qjPMBKF

Three more CEGEPs vote to resume studies
Rene Bruemmer
The Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Three+more+CEGEPs+vote+resume+studies/7101716/story.html#ixzz23qjVdRS3

Most students expect to graduate more than $20,000 in debt
DIANNE NICE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/home-cents/most-students-expect-to-graduate-more-than-20000-in-debt/article4484530/

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