What’s happening on August 30th?

Top Reads:

1. Sex industry recruiters at the doorstep, B.C. minister warns

2. Why we should all care about student debt

3. Teen suicides bring mental-health into the open

To…Youth:

Boards of health: surf camp aims to help kids with autism
ANN HUI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/boards-of-health-surf-camp-aims-to-help-kids-with-autism/article4508920/

Teen suicides bring mental-health into the open
CAROLINE ALPHONSO AND JULIANNA CUMMINS
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/teen-suicides-bring-mental-health-into-the-open/article4506870/

Can you make your child smarter?
Featuring video from CTVNews.ca
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/life-video/video-can-you-make-your-child-smarter/article4505662/

Homeless youth are hidden victims of society
Andrew Wynn-Williams
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Homeless+youth+hidden+victims+society/7166391/story.html#ixzz2525023Nu

Pit bull attacks on children lead to renewed calls for B.C. ban
ZOE MCKNIGHT
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/bull+attacks+children+lead+renewed+calls/7164005/story.html#ixzz2525UFkLU

If stripping exploits foreign workers, why do we legally allow our kids to do it?
Daphne Bramham
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Bramham+stripping+exploits+foreign+workers+legally+allow+kids/7164041/story.html#ixzz2525YknTF

Shortage of child psychiatrists affects region
Charles Hamilton
The Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Shortage+child+psychiatrists+affects+region/7165538/story.html#ixzz25292Ai6d

ATV regulations needed across Canada to prevent youth injuries, group says
Jessica Vitullo
The Canadian Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/atv-regulations-needed-across-canada-to-prevent-youth-injuries-group-says-167936825.html

To…K-12 Schools:

Ontario classroom dispute puts sports, clubs at risk
CAROLINE ALPHONSO AND KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-classroom-dispute-puts-sports-clubs-at-risk/article4508939/

Ontario school boards upset by changes to legislation
CAROLINE ALPHONSO AND KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-school-boards-upset-by-changes-to-legislation/article4504258/

Dalton McGuinty has made enemies of friends
Martin Regg Cohn
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1248928–cohn-dalton-mcguinty-has-made-enemies-of-friends

McGuinty teacher gambit attacks the middle class
Thomas Walkom
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1248285–walkom-mcguinty-teacher-gambit-attacks-the-middle-class

Back to school on a budget
ROB CARRICK
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/rob-carricks-reader-back-to-school-on-a-budget/article4507219/

Time to start waking the kids up early
TRALEE PEARCE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/back-to-school/time-to-start-waking-the-kids-up-early/article4505903/

Taking learning outside the classroom
Featuring video from CTVNews.ca
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/life-video/video-taking-learning-outside-the-classroom/article4507956/

Kids’ snacks that make the grade
LESLIE BECK
Special to The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/back-to-school/kids-snacks-that-make-the-grade/article4506379/

Get green for back-to-school
Canadian Press
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/08/30/get-green-for-back-to-school/

Lunch hunches: Use the new USDA guidelines to go beyond the sandwich
Jennifer Sygo
The National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/08/28/lunch-hunches-use-the-new-usda-guidelines-to-go-beyond-the-sandwich/

The new school year in B.C. – peace at last?
Janet Steffenhagen
The Vancouver Sun
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/08/29/the-new-school-year-in-b-c-peace-at-last/

Suburbs strained for new schools
Richard Cuthbertson
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Suburbs+strained+schools/7160303/story.html#ixzz2527HnYKV

Board fires principal of St. Emile School
Nick Martin
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/board-fires-principal-of-st-emile-school-167960186.html

Susur Lee recruited to spice up Toronto’s school cafeterias
Louise Brown
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1248953–susur-lee-recruited-to-spice-up-toronto-s-school-cafeterias

Back to school anxiety: How to cope with children’s fears
Isabel Teotonio
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/living/article/1247694–back-to-school-anxiety-how-to-cope-with-children-s-fears

Kids wearing navy and white uniforms have lots of options
Leanne Delap
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/living/shopping/article/1248437–kids-wearing-navy-and-white-uniforms-have-lots-of-options

Litterless lunch policies at schools making kids’ lunches eco-friendly
Kristin Rushowy
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/living/food/article/1248934–litterless-lunch-policies-at-schools-making-kids-lunches-eco-friendly

Carleton-Riddell agreement misses point, teacher group says
Bruce Cheadle
The Canadian Press
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Carleton+donor+deal+gets+thumbs+down+from+university/7164592/story.html#ixzz252CNdZuP

Black students still face barriers
MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/metro/131218-educator-black-students-still-face-barriers

Halifax school board appoints new superintendent
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/metro/130906-halifax-school-board-appoints-new-superintendent

Board savings could mean more classroom funds
Frances Willick
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/131238-board-savings-could-mean-more-classroom-funds

Keep no-zero policies out of schools in Nova Scotia
Michael Zwaagstra
The Chronicle Herald
http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/131227-keep-no-zero-policies-out-of-schools-in-nova-scotia

To…University Students:

Sex industry recruiters at the doorstep, B.C. minister warns
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/sex-industry-recruiters-at-the-doorstep-bc-minister-warns/article4508183/

Protesters defy back-to-school law as Quebec universities reopen
ANDY BLATCHFORD AND JONATHAN MONTPETIT
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/protesters-defy-back-to-school-law-as-quebec-universities-reopen/article4504166/

Masks and disruptions back as Quebec universities re-open
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/masks-and-disruptions-back-as-quebec-universities-re-open/article4500669/

Week’s classes cancelled in six departments at the Université de Montréal
René Bruemmer
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Week+classes+cancelled+departments+Universit%c3%a9+Montr%c3%a9al/7162392/story.html#ixzz252CrUgl0

Why we should all care about student debt
ROB CARRICK
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/why-we-should-all-care-about-student-debt/article4508695/

Universities warned of sex-industry recruiters
Clare Clancy
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/Universities+warned+industry+recruiters/7164649/story.html#ixzz2524rxcsI

Student leaders vow to fight dorm property tax
Bryan Weismiller
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Student+leaders+fight+dorm+property/7164416/story.html#ixzz2527BGNy6

Vancouver strip club owner denies any plans to recruit dancers on B.C. campuses
John Colebourn
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/news/Vancouver+strip+club+owner+denies+plans+recruit+dancers+campuses/7161677/story.html#ixzz2527NdcSq

Tale of caution on universities
THE Star Phoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/opinion/Tale+caution+universities/7165565/story.html

Forget the scalpel; med schools use robots, video games to train new doctors
Linda Nguyen
The Canadian Press
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Forget+scalpel+schools+robots+video+games+train+doctors/7155070/story.html#ixzz252CRjWpT

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