What’s happening on August 22nd?

Top Reads:

Class of 2016 doesn’t watch TVs and sees women as leaders

Canada’s new immigration rules put premium on young people

Children in foster care get moved up to 30 times

To…Youth:

Canada’s new immigration rules put premium on young people
BILL CURRY
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canadas-new-immigration-rules-put-premium-on-young-people/article4492594/

Smoking during pregnancy tied to kids’ asthma
Amy Norton
Reuters
http://www.timescolonist.com/health/Smoking+during+pregnancy+tied+kids+asthma/7127470/story.html#ixzz24Hd6fYS8

Pacific Rim countries aim to get youth interested in trades
Amanda Stephenson
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Pacific+countries+youth+interested+trades/7123714/story.html#ixzz24HhqQoGI

4-H: A stable environment for kids
Stephanie IP
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/stable+environment+kids/7126286/story.html#ixzz24Hi026R8

Program takes aim at childhood obesity
Janet French
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Program+takes+childhood+obesity/7125587/story.html#ixzz24HkgGRYE

Conference tackles child-welfare system
Creeson Agecoutay
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Conference+tackles+child+welfare+system/7125591/story.html#ixzz24HknUELc

Fringing with kids child’s play
Elizabeth Withey
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Fringing+with+kids+child+play/7113150/story.html

Girl, 14, groomed for sex trade
Mike McIntyre
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/girl-14-groomed-for-sex-trade-167004435.html

Children in foster care get moved up to 30 times
THE CANADIAN PRESS
http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Children+foster+care+moved+times/7127496/story.html#ixzz24HoZqPNP

Canadian kids with diabetes to compete in international soccer tournament
The Canadian Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/canadian-kids-with-diabetes-to-compete-in-international-soccer-tournament–167003275.html

Out-of-province apprenticeship hours won’t count in N.S.
Paul Mcleod
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/128985-out-of-province-apprenticeship-hours-wont-count-in-ns

Measures to target students’ high-risk drinking
Michael Lightstone
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/128840-measures-to-target-students-high-risk-drinking

Why I believe the legal drinking age should be eighteen
Marius Normore
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/web-article/2821/Why-I-believe-the-legal-drinking-age-should-be-eighteen

Western Pride NL provides support network for LGBT community
Diane Crocker
The Western Star
http://www.thewesternstar.com/News/Local/2012-08-20/article-3056516/Western-Pride-NL-provides-support-network-for-LGBT-community/1

Ontario government invests $20M in helping youth
Alex Consiglio
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/08/22/ontario-government-invests-20m-in-helping-youth

To…K-12 Schools:

Ontario minister urges opposition to avoid teachers’ strike
KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-minister-urges-opposition-to-avoid-teachers-strike/article4491524/

Ontario’s Tories should hold their noses and pass McGuinty’s imperfect teachers’ contracts
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/ontarios-tories-should-hold-their-noses-and-pass-mcguintys-imperfect-teachers-contracts/article4492267/

Photos: Essential back-to-school gear
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Photos+Essential+back+school+gear/7118908/story.html#ixzz24HksrP6n

Concordia High School students scramble to find new schools
Andrea Sands
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Concordia+High+School+students+scramble+find+schools/7124599/story.html

To…University Students:

Thousands of students and supporters stage peaceful demonstration
René Bruemmer
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Thousands+students+supporters+stage+peaceful+demonstration/7129047/story.html#ixzz24La0am21

Class of 2016 doesn’t watch TVs and sees women as leaders
Dinesh Ramde
The Associated Press
http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Mindset+List+Class+2016+doesn+radios+watch+sees+women+leaders/7123111/story.html#ixzz24HclHIsv

Teaching students a thing or two about cooking
Patricia Reaney
Reuters
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Teaching+students+thing+about+cooking/7122393/story.html#ixzz24HgOMbtA

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