Category Archives: Daycare

What’s happening on July 7th?

Top Reads

You know that imminent deal with the Ontario teachers union? Yeah, maybe not so much
SCOTT STINSON
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/06/scott-stinson-you-know-that-imminent-deal-with-ontario-teachers-union-yeah-maybe-not-so-much/

On McGuinty’s negotiation with teachers, the jury is still out
ADAM RADWANSKI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/on-mcguintys-negotiation-with-teachers-the-jury-is-still-out/article4394044/

National strategy on bullying called unlikely
JANE GERSTER
The Canadian Press
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114646-national-strategy-on-bullying-called-unlikely

To…Youth

Summer jobs are getting harder to come by
DANA FLAVELLE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1222777–summer-jobs-are-getting-harder-to-come-by

Are kids failing at summer?
DAKSHANA BASCARAMURTY
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/are-kids-failing-at-summer/article4397211/

Mother of Saskatoon teen who died of overdose frustrated with drug-treatment rules: Programs failed to save daughter
BETTY ANN ADAM
The Star Pheonix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/frustrated+with+drug+treatment+rules/6885870/story.html#ixzz1zxPDtD3N

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

To…K-12 Schools

On McGuinty’s negotiation with teachers, the jury is still out
ADAM RADWANSKI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/on-mcguintys-negotiation-with-teachers-the-jury-is-still-out/article4394044/

So the TDSB overpaid for maintenance. Consider it an investment in your children
MARK SCHATZKER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/so-the-tdsb-overpaid-for-maintenance-consider-it-an-investment-in-your-children/article4396289/

Saanich school board looks overseas for cash
LINDSAY KINES
The Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Saanich+school+board+looks+overseas+cash/6892995/story.html

Law that denied woman a public-school-board ballot ‘archaic’
ANDREA SANDS
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/that+denied+woman+public+school+board+ballot+archaic/6896476/story.html

Ontario teachers’ unions need to compromise on wages, sick days bank
HEATHER MALLICK
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1222853–mallick-ontario-teachers-unions-need-to-compromise-on-wages-sick-days-bank

Ontario high school teachers willing to meet with Liberal government as other unions threaten action
KRISTIN RUSHOWY + ROBERT BENZIE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1222365–dwight-duncan-urges-other-unions-to-follow-catholics-teachers-lead

You know that imminent deal with the Ontario teachers union? Yeah, maybe not so much
SCOTT STINSON
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/06/scott-stinson-you-know-that-imminent-deal-with-ontario-teachers-union-yeah-maybe-not-so-much/

Teachers unions slam Ontario’s deal with Catholic counterparts
ANTONELLA ARTUSO
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/06/teachers-unions-slam-ontarios-deal-with-catholic-counterparts

First Nations CEGEP: ‘I just feel like I belong here’
CHRISTOPHER CURTIS
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/First+Nations+CEGEP+just+feel+like+belong+here/6897063/story.html#ixzz1zxXKuGSt

Conflit étudiant: les gazouillis décortiqués
CATHERINE LALONDE
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/medias/354049/conflit-etudiant-les-gazouillis-decortiques

Les ministres de l’Éducation ont discuté de mesures contre l’intimidation (French translation)
La Presse Canadienne (Canadian Press)
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/canada/354099/les-ministres-de-l-education-ont-discute-de-mesures-contre-l-intimidation

National strategy on bullying called unlikely (english translation)
JANE GERSTER
The Canadian Press
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114646-national-strategy-on-bullying-called-unlikely

Education ministers discuss technology, bullying during national meeting
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-06/article-3024870/Education-ministers-discuss-technology%2C-bullying-during-national-meeting/1

To…University Students

La crise étudiante fait la une du Courrier international
NATHALIE COLLARD
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/dossiers/conflit-etudiant/201207/05/01-4540918-la-crise-etudiante-fait-la-une-du-courrier-international.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B13b_education_563_section_POS1


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

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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What’s Happening on July 4th?

TOP READS

University and colleges wait to see where axe will fall in B.C.
JUSTINE HUNTER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/universities-and-colleges-wait-to-see-where-axe-will-fall-in-bc/article4240856/

Educating children better than banning sex offenders on social media in Canada: Online Child Safety Advocate
GILLIAN SHAW
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Educating+children+better+than+bannsing+offenders+social+media+Canada+Online+Child+Safety/6879629/story.html#ixzz1zenZBh3p

Private schools under fire
MATT MCCLURE
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

To…Youth

Educating children better than banning sex offenders on social media in Canada: Online Child Safety Advocate
GILLIAN SHAW
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Educating+children+better+than+bannsing+offenders+social+media+Canada+Online+Child+Safety/6879629/story.html#ixzz1zenZBh3p

The age of rage: psychiatrists battle over teen anger diagnosis
SHARON KIRKEY
Postmedia News
http://www.canada.com/health/rage+psychiatrists+battle+over+teen+anger+diagnosis/6872781/story.html#ixzz1zeqsPnqD

Federal cuts to youth justice services baffle Toronto agencies
JENNIFER PAGLIARO
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1221034–federal-cuts-to-youth-justice-services-baffle-toronto-agencies

Video game gambling puts kids at risk
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Video+game+gambling+puts+kids+risk/6878762/story.html#ixzz1zfhLWSDm

To…K-12 Schools

B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s about-face on science learning
GARY MASON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-premier-christy-clarks-about-face-on-science-learning/article4382426/

Private schools under fire
MATT MCCLURE
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

Abbotsford middle school students fight dress code
ROCHELLE BAKER
Abbotsford Times
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Abbotsford+middle+school+students+fight+dress+code/6862494/story.html#ixzz1zep2Qt00

Newly fired Cowichan Valley school board taking time on next steps
LINDSAY KINES
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Newly+fired+Cowichan+Valley+school+board+taking+time+next+steps/6879672/story.html#ixzz1zeqiFOY5

Contract, probationary teachers face job cuts, says PEITF
RYAN ROSS
The PEI Guardian
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2012-07-03/article-3021735/Contract%2C-probationary-teachers-face-job-cuts%2C-says-PEITF/1

To…University Students

U of M anticipates higher enrolment with big Grade 12 class
NICK MARTIN
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-m-anticipates-higher-enrolment-with-big-grade-12-class-161317835.html

Rencontre Delanoë-étudiants sur fond de controverse: Un délégué belge affirme avoir été victime d’intimidation
ANTOINE ROBITAILLE
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/quebec/353778/rencontre-delanoe-etudiants-sur-fond-de-controverse

Fee hikes, staff cuts expected to halve NSCAD deficit
FRANCES WILLICK
Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/113472-fee-hikes-staff-cuts-expected-to-halve-nscad-deficit

University and colleges wait to see where axe will fall in B.C.
JUSTINE HUNTER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/universities-and-colleges-wait-to-see-where-axe-will-fall-in-bc/article4240856/

Are schools going too far in measuring student BMI and banning junk food?
TAMARA BALUJA AND KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/are-schools-going-too-far-in-measuring-student-bmi-and-banning-junk-food/article4209904/

Student strike to resume on Aug. 17: FEUQ president
KEVIN DOUGHERTY
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Student+strike+resume/6884399/story.html

To…Families

Day care: Toronto should end support, report says
ROBYN DOOLITTLE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1221225–day-care-toronto-should-end-support-report-says

Parents get last word on HPV issue
DAVE BREAKENRIDGE
Calgary Sun
http://www.calgarysun.com/2012/07/02/parents-get-last-word-on-hpv-issue

Family care shows Redford willing to try different approach: health policy expert
JODIE SINNEMA
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Family+care+shows+Redford+willing+different+approach/6879085/story.html

A weakened foundation: A Falling Out Between the YWCA and the Yellowknife Homeless Coalition
Editorial
Yellowknifer
http://www.nnsl.com/editorials/edit.html

Family frustrated at provincial commitment to disabled daughter
JOSHUA RAPP LEARN
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/family-frustrated-at-provincial-commitment-to-disabled-daughter/

What’s Happening on July 3rd?

TOP READS

Today’s modern parent: Daycare poor, with little to save
TAMARA BALUJA
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/todays-modern-parent-daycare-poor-with-little-to-save/article4385208/

Pity the poor kids in aging Canada
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/05/29/pity-the-poor-kids-in-aging-canada/

Should taxpayer money go to private schools?
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Should+taxpayer+money+private+schools/6876893/story.html

To…Youth

Pity the poor kids in aging Canada
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/05/29/pity-the-poor-kids-in-aging-canada/

To…K-12 Schools

Province fires Cowichan Valley school board for passing deficit
JEREMY NUTTALL
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/province-fires-cowichan-valley-school-board-for-passing-deficit/article4385551/

Deadlocked: Cowichan Valley school board vs B.C. government
June 24, 2012. 3:41 pm
Janet Steffenhagen
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/06/24/deadlocked-cowichan-valley-school-board-vs-b-c-government/

Fired Cowichan Valley school board had political agenda: minister
Cowichan Valley trustees passed budget with $3.77 million shortfall
By JEREMY NUTTALL, Canadian Press July 2, 2012
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Fired+Cowichan+Valley+school+board+political+agenda+minister/6873723/story.html

Should taxpayer money go to private schools?
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Should+taxpayer+money+private+schools/6876893/story.html

To…University Students

PEI university lab tests could have put students at risk of contracting HIV
The Canadian Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/pei-university-lab-tests-could-have-put-students-at-risk-of-contracting-hiv/article4374147/

Students feel the heat of a tough summer job market
ORA MORISON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/students-feel-the-heat-of-a-tough-summer-job-market/article4384495/

Higher education: Ex-real estate agent teaching students how to design, build and run their own grow-ops
Jen Gerson
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/02/higher-education-ex-real-estate-agent-teaching-students-how-to-design-their-own-grow-ops/

Paris mayor doesn’t take sides after meeting with protesting Quebec students
Alexandre Robillard
The Calgary Herald (Canadian Press)
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Paris+mayor+doesnt+take+sides+after+meeting+with+protesting/6878823/story.html

To…Families

Today’s modern parent: Daycare poor, with little to save
TAMARA BALUJA
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/todays-modern-parent-daycare-poor-with-little-to-save/article4385208/