Category Archives: Cuts

What’s Happening on July 6th?

TOP READS

Ontario reaches deal with Catholic teachers union
ANTONELLAA ARTUSO
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/05/ontario-reaches-deal-with-catholic-teachers-union

Quebec quietly adopts controversial measures to broaden university access
JONATHAN MONTPETIT
The Canadian Press
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Quebec+quietly+adopts+measures+broaden+university+college+access/6889216/story.html

Toronto Mayor’s Task Force on Child Care: Report offers little relief
LAURIE MONSEBRAATEN
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/cityhallpolitics/article/1222284–toronto-mayor-s-task-force-on-child-care-report-offers-little-relief

To…Youth

Province to regulate use of tanning for minors
STAFF
Journal Pioneer
http://www.journalpioneer.com/News/Local/2012-07-05/article-3024047/Province-to-regulate-use-of-tanning-for-minors/1

Nunavut youth get ready for summer jobs with RCMP
SAMANTHA DAWSON
Nunatsiaq Online
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavut_youth_get_ready_for_summer_jobs_with_rcmp/

La jeune génération tient à livrer un message
ANNIE MATHIEU
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/dossiers/forum-de-la-langue-francaise/201207/06/01-4541225-la-jeune-generation-tient-a-livrer-un-message.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B13b_quebec_545_section_POS3

To…K-12 Schools

Ontario reaches deal with Catholic teachers union
ANTONELLAA ARTUSO
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/05/ontario-reaches-deal-with-catholic-teachers-union

Catholic parents group wants to defy Ontario’s Gay-Straight Alliances law
VICTORIA PLASHNICK
Toronto Sun
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/05/catholic-parents-group-wants-to-defy-ontarios-gay-straight-alliances-law

Rural high schools shine in rankings: Glentworth Central takes year’s top spot
JOE COUTURE
The StarPhoenix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Rural+high+schools+shine+rankings/6885875/story.html#ixzz1zqMkTlW1

Ontario cut school boards out to reach deal with Catholic teachers
KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-cut-school-boards-out-to-reach-deal-with-catholic-teachers/article4392116/

Scott Stinson: Ontario throws down the gauntlet, and more, at its teachers unions
SCOTT STINSON
National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/05/scott-stinson-ontario-throws-down-the-gauntlet-and-more-at-its-teachers-unions/

Ontario Catholic teachers reach deal with province; agree to wage freeze
KRISTIN RUSHOWY AND ROBERT BENZIE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1221829–ontario-catholic-teachers-reach-deal-with-province-agree-to-wage-freeze

Parent group urges Ontario Catholic school trustees to defy law
supporting gay clubs
CHARLES LEWIS
National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/07/05/parent-group-urges-ontario-catholic-school-trustees-to-defy-law-supporting-gay-clubs/

L’Ontario s’entend avec un premier groupe d’enseignants
FRANCOIS PIERRE DUFAULT
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/education/201207/05/01-4541082-lontario-sentend-avec-un-premier-groupe-denseignants.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B13b_ottawagatineau_546_section_POS3

Former Evangeline teacher suing teachers’ federation
RYAN ROSS
The PEI Guardian
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2012-07-05/article-3023507/Former-Evangeline-teacher-suing-teachers-federation/1

School Secretary Cuts Cause Concern
ANDREW ROBINSON
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-06/article-3024310/School-secretary-cuts-cause-concern/1

To…University Students

Quebec quietly adopts controversial measures to broaden university access
JONATHAN MONTPETIT
The Canadian Press
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Quebec+quietly+adopts+measures+broaden+university+college+access/6889216/story.html

Profs reject summer classes
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Profs+reject+summer+classes/6889776/story.html#ixzz1zq3CRKl4

An alternative to university learning
KAMILA HINKSON
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/alternative+university+learning/6890805/story.html#ixzz1zq2UePh0

Security audit reveals server containing students’ medical info breached
The Canadian Press
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/05/students-medical-records-breached-after-b-c-schools-servers-hacked/

University of the Yukon
KEITH HALLIDAY
Yukon News
http://yukon-news.com/opinions/columns/29149/

As China’s economy grows, so does appetite for business education
ALEXANDRA SENO
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-growth/going-global/as-chinas-economy-grows-so-does-appetite-for-business-education/article4386200/

To…Families

Education Minister George Abbott announces $3.3 million grant for B.C. school playgrounds
LARISSA CAHUTE
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/Education+Minister+George+Abbott+announces+million+grant+school+playgrounds/6820304/story.html#ixzz1zqJg90K2

Daycare task force mulled a candy tax to raise funds: Mammoliti
MATTHEW ROBINSON
The Globe and Mail
https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&shva=1#drafts/1385c06bb47e218b

Toronto Mayor’s Task Force on Child Care: Report offers little relief
LAURIE MONSEBRAATEN
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/cityhallpolitics/article/1222284–toronto-mayor-s-task-force-on-child-care-report-offers-little-relief

Sometimes, kids need to fall down: DiManno
ROSIE DIMANNO
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/columnists/article/1222258–sometimes-kids-need-to-fall-down-dimanno

Quebec schools to start ‘Swim to Survive’ program
KEVIN DOUGHERTY
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Quebec+schools+start+Swim+Survive+program/6887918/story.html#ixzz1zq2fd71w

22 more IWK youth-care employees to lose jobs
DAVENE JEFFREY
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114291-22-more-iwk-youth-care-employees-to-lose-jobs

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What’s Happening on July 5th?

TOP READS

B.C. student loan repayment change panned: Critics dismiss “re-announcement” of plan, say problem is high tuition
ROB SHAW
Victoria Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/student+loan+repayment+change+panned/6841050/story.html#ixzz1zkFGoTDL

Canada’s education ministers to meet in Halifax
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-04/article-3022995/Canada%26rsquos-education-ministers-to-meet-in-Halifax/1

Catholic? Step away from the ballot box: ‘Antiquated’ law undermining Alberta’s public schools, critics charge
SARAH BOESVELD
National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/catholic-step-away-from-the-ballot-box-antiquated-law-undermining-albertas-public-school-critics-charge/

To… Youth

Seven in 10 American teens jobless in summer
HOPE YEN
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/seven-in-10-american-teens-jobless-in-summer/article4252952/

No-name inquiry: lawyer wants social worker IDs banned at dead child’s hearing
STEVE LAMBERT
The Canadian Press
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Noname+inquiry+lawyer+wants+social+worker+banned+dead+childs/6882604/story.html#ixzz1zkVLQz7M

To…K-12 Schools

Private schools under fire for boosting grades
MATT MCCLURE
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

Teacher training program needs overhaul
JACQUELINE RONSON
Yukon News
http://www.yukon-news.com/news/29159/

Two Abbotsford schools to adopt dress code for September
LARISSA CAHUTE
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/news/News/838332/story.html#ixzz1zkNisiID

How schools are fostering creativity by handing control to students
ERIN MILLAR
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/growth/how-schools-are-fostering-creativity-by-handing-control-to-students/article4350039/

Catholic? Step away from the ballot box: ‘Antiquated’ law undermining Alberta’s public schools, critics charge
SARAH BOESVELD
National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/catholic-step-away-from-the-ballot-box-antiquated-law-undermining-albertas-public-school-critics-charge/

Teach or write teen erotica, but not both
EDITORIAL
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/03/teach-or-write-teen-erotica-but-not-both

Basic swim instruction should be taught in school
EDITORIAL
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Editorial+Basic+swim+instruction+should+taught+school/6883762/story.html#ixzz1zkVaaeaT

STEPHENSON: Parents aren’t buying pitch on school cuts
MARILLA STEPHENSON
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/113822-stephenson-parents-aren-t-buying-pitch-on-school-cuts

Forum de la langue française – Claude Hagège s’oppose à l’enseignement intensif de l’anglais
CHRISTIAN RIOUX
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/quebec/353897/claude-hagege-s-oppose-a-l-enseignement-intensif-de-l-anglais

Canada’s education ministers to meet in Halifax
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-04/article-3022995/Canada%26rsquos-education-ministers-to-meet-in-Halifax/1

Teachers’ association wants Newfoundland and Labrador secretarial cuts reversed
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/Canada—World/Society/2012-07-05/article-3023466/Teachers-association-wants-Newfoundland-and-Labrador-secretarial-cuts-reversed/1

To…University Students

B.C. student loan repayment change panned: Critics dismiss “re-announcement” of plan, say problem is high tuition
ROB SHAW
Victoria Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/student+loan+repayment+change+panned/6841050/story.html#ixzz1zkFGoTDL

Summer of discontent shaping up for students
TAVIA GRANT
The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/summer-of-discontent-shaping-up-for-students/article4227836/

To… Families

Toronto task force split on future of daycare
MATTHEW ROBINSON and KELLY GRANT
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-task-force-split-on-future-of-daycare/article4391232/

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