What’s happening on August 18th?

Top Reads:

1. There’s no online substitute for a real university classroom

2. Save up for a down payment? The young adult’s struggle

To…Youth:

Religious intervention can hurt child health care
JULIET GUICHON AND MARK JOFFE
EDMONTON JOURNAL
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/Religious+intervention+hurt+child+health+care/7110455/story.html

The real and troubling skinny on skinny jeans for kids
KATRINA ONSTAD
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/back-to-school/the-real-and-troubling-skinny-on-skinny-jeans-for-kids/article4484484/

What zombies are doing for Calgary kids
ANNA-KAISA WALKER
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/giving/what-zombies-are-doing-for-calgary-kids/article4478700/

Save up for a down payment? The young adult’s struggle
ROBERT MCLISTER
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/mortgages/save-up-for-a-down-payment-the-young-adults-struggle/article4484367/

‘I used to wear a pink skirt to work’: The backbreaking inside scoop on tree planting
Joe O’Connor
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/17/tree-planting/

Here’s how to help your kid avoid Digital Deficit
Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/healthzone/news%20&%20features/article/1241441–here-s-how-to-help-your-kid-avoid-digital-deficit

To…K-12 Schools:

Bill to impose teachers’ contract will not be a confidence motion, McGuinty says
KEITH LESLIE
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/bill-to-impose-teachers-contract-will-not-be-a-confidence-motion-mcguinty-says/article4485704/

Northwest Territories appeal Supreme Court order to expand French schools
Armina Ligaya
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/17/northwest-territories-appeal-supreme-court-order-to-expand-french-schools/

Catholic school boards say Ontario government bargaining in bad faith
Marino Gazzola, Anne O’Brien and Carole Allen
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorialopinion/article/1242436–catholic-school-boards-say-ontario-government-bargaining-in-bad-faith

Premier Dalton McGuinty to recall MPPs to deal with teachers’ wage freeze
Mohammed Adam
Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Premier+Dalton+McGuinty+recall+MPPs+deal+with+teachers+wage+freeze/7106281/story.html#ixzz23uJwqb6B

School supplies in a class of their own
CHRISTIAN LAFORCE
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/127829-school-supplies-in-a-class-of-their-own

To…University Students:

University of life: Free night-school courses at UVic aimed at those living in poverty
Cory Ruf
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/University+life/7104953/story.html#ixzz23uCmslbg

There’s no online substitute for a real university classroom
CLIFFORD ORWIN
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/theres-no-online-substitute-for-a-real-university-classroom/article4487214/

 

 

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