Category Archives: Health

What’s happening on July 12th?

Top Reads

Quebec should allow hijabs on the pitch
CHRIS SELLEY
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/12/chris-selley-quebec-should-allow-hijabs-on-the-pitch/

Phoenix Sinclair inquiry to rule on publication ban
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2012/07/11/mb-phoenix-sinclair-inquiry-publication-ban.html

Quebec student leader takes protest on road as CFS looks to create ‘democratic strike movement’ in Ontario
LASIA KRETZEL
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/11/quebec-student-leader-takes-protest-on-road-as-ontario-group-looks-to-create-radical-democratic-strike-movement/

To…Youth
Quebec should allow hijabs on the pitch
CHRIS SELLEY
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/12/chris-selley-quebec-should-allow-hijabs-on-the-pitch/

Wanted: Stronger Canadian management talent
ROGER MARTIN and JAMES MILWAY
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/wanted-stronger-canadian-management-talent/article4401161/

Innocent victims of wars between parents
SUE MONTGOMERY
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Innocent+victims+wars+between+parents/6919572/story.html

Phoenix Sinclair inquiry to rule on publication ban
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2012/07/11/mb-phoenix-sinclair-inquiry-publication-ban.html

Media oppose publication ban at Phoenix Sinclair hearing
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2012/07/05/mb-phoenix-sinclair-publication-ban-winnipeg.html

Media blasted at Phoenix Sinclair publication ban hearing
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2012/07/03/mb-phoenix-sinclair-inquiry-publication-ban.html

Youth programs garner provincial support
CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/story/2012/07/11/tby-healthy-communities-funding.html

To…Secondary Schools

Alberta to build new schools whether surpluses there or not, Horner says
JAMES WOOD
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Finance+Minister+Doug+Horner+says+Alberta+government+intends+keep+promise+build+renovate+dozens/6919693/story.html#ixzz20PRzaUD2

TDSB: ‘Too early’ to cut ties with union despite alleged overpricing
TAMARA BALUJA and KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/tdsb-too-early-to-cut-ties-with-union-despite-alleged-overpricing/article4405283/

B.C. to spend $26.7 million on two new Vancouver elementary schools
KELLY SINOSKI
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/spend+million+Vancouver+elementary+schools/6917925/story.html#ixzz20POEajqC

Academy educates teachers about mental health issues
FRANCES WILLICK
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/116302-academy-educates-teachers-about-mental-health-issues

School board member is refusing to resign
BRENDA BRANSWELL
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/School+board+member+refusing+resign/6919868/story.html#ixzz20Paq3SBP

School board member is refusing to resign
BRENDA BRANSWELL
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/School+board+member+refusing+resign/6919868/story.html#ixzz20Pl8pZN0

To…University Students

Protesters in solidarity with Quebec students shut down Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge
MIKE HAGER
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Protesters+solidarity+with+Quebec+students+shut+down+Vancouver+Burrard+Street+Bridge/6919986/story.html#ixzz20PNZiTGD

Prof fights University of Ottawa’s release of research documents under freedom of information
ANDREW DUFFY
Postmedia News
http://www.canada.com/Prof+fights+University+Ottawa+release+research+documents+under+freedom+information/6412656/story.html#ixzz20PPv3Ofu

Quebec student leader takes protest on road as CFS looks to create ‘democratic strike movement’ in Ontario
LASIA KRETZEL
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/11/quebec-student-leader-takes-protest-on-road-as-ontario-group-looks-to-create-radical-democratic-strike-movement/

La CLASSE se lance dans une tournée québécoise
JESSICA NADEAU
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/354419/la-classe-se-lance-dans-une-tournee-quebecoise

Après la grève, les élections
MARCO FORTIER
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/dossiers/conflit-etudiant/201207/11/01-4542883-apres-la-greve-les-elections.php

La FTQ réitère son appui à la CLASSE
MARTIN CROTEAU
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/dossiers/conflit-etudiant/201207/12/01-4542912-la-ftq-reitere-son-appui-a-la-classe.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_BO2_quebec_canada_178_accueil_POS3

We don’t need no solidarity with Quebec students
TASHA KHEIRIDDIN
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/12/tasha-kheiriddin-we-dont-need-no-solidarity-with-quebec-students/

Henry Aubin: Tuition dreams fight fiscal facts
HENRY AUBIN
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Henry+Aubin+Tuition+dreams+fight+fiscal+facts/6919805/story.html#ixzz20PnkVYje

No tuition is a dangerous idea. It puts too much power in the government’s hands
DONNA McGEE
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/tuition+dangerous+idea+puts+much+power+government+hands/6913041/story.html#ixzz20Po8ONUW

Paying a fair price for a good education is reasonable: Quebec’s fees
are too good a deal. Real knowledge costs what it’s worth
Steve Lehman
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Paying+fair+price+good+education+reasonable/6913059/story.html#ixzz20PoLrvwl

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/