Category Archives: Summer job

What’s happening on July 14th

TOP READS

Summer Jobs Series: How summers spent collecting minimum wage shaped
the legacies of Brian Mulroney, Paul Martin
Tristin Hopper
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/14/summer-jobs-series-how-summers-spent-collecting-minimum-wage-shaped-the-legacies-of-brian-mulroney-paul-martin/

Carleton controversy a reminder that even cash-strapped universities
can’t cede control
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/carleton-controversy-a-reminder-that-even-cash-strapped-universities-cant-cede-control/article4416240/

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

To…Youth

Hospital bound kids in Toronto don’t have to miss out on prom night
Canadian Press
Cape Breton Post
http://www.capebretonpost.com/Canada—World/Society/2012-07-14/article-3031231/Hospital-bound-kids-in-Toronto-dont-have-to-miss-out-on-prom-night/1

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

FP’s Terence Corcoran: Free rides on the tech taxi
Terence Corcoran
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/13/fps-terence-corcoran-free-rides-on-the-tech-taxi/

Summer Jobs Series: How summers spent collecting minimum wage shaped
the legacies of Brian Mulroney, Paul Martin
Tristin Hopper
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/14/summer-jobs-series-how-summers-spent-collecting-minimum-wage-shaped-the-legacies-of-brian-mulroney-paul-martin/

Peter Kuitenbrouwer: It’s a bad idea to raise families in the heart of downtown
Peter Kuitenbrouwer
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/13/peter-kuitenbrouwer-its-a-bad-idea-to-raise-families-in-the-heart-of-downtown/

Marathon renovations transform cancer camp into a ‘resort for kids’:
Foundation CEO Christine McIver relieved to see dream fulfilled
ANNALISE KLINGBEIL
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Marathon+renovations+transform+cancer+camp+into+resort+kids/6935978/story.html#ixzz20f4lMmAp

To…Secondary Schools

Possible red ink won’t halt new schools
JAMES WOOD
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/politics/Possible+halt+schools/6921507/story.html#ixzz20f5HfPa6

Program keeps kids reading
Diane Crocker
The Western Star
http://www.thewesternstar.com/News/Local/2012-07-13/article-3030202/Program-keeps-kids-reading/1

To…University Students

Carleton controversy a reminder that even cash-strapped universities
can’t cede control
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/carleton-controversy-a-reminder-that-even-cash-strapped-universities-cant-cede-control/article4416240/

Ontario universities promise funding guide amid Carleton donor backlash
JAMES BRADSHAW
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-universities-promise-funding-guide-amid-carleton-donor-backlash/article4416883/

Hey, Dalton. The teachers may be mollified, but Toronto students?
They’re unionizing
MARK SCHATZKER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/hey-dalton-the-teachers-may-be-mollified-but-toronto-students-theyre-unionizing/article4417119/

Les manifs étudiantes ont coûté 7,3 millions au SPVM
Karim Benessaieh
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/dossiers/conflit-etudiant/201207/13/01-4543458-les-manifs-etudiantes-ont-coute-73-millions-au-spvm.php

Conflit étudiant – La prochaine étape sera celle des urnes
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/quebec/354559/la-prochaine-etape-sera-celle-des-urnes

Quebec student leaders bring protest message to Queen’s
Alison Shouldice
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/13/quebec-student-leaders-bring-protest-message-to-queens

What’s happening on July 10th?

TOP READS

Lost generation of unemployed youth occurring, says OECD
Canadian Press
The PEI Guardian
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Business/Economy/2012-07-10/article-3027079/Lost-generation-of-unemployed-youth-occurring%2C-says-OECD/1

2012 vs. 1984: Young adults really do have it harder today
Rob Carrick
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/2012-vs-1984-young-adults-really-do-have-it-harder-today/article4105604/?from=4400069

Gatineau girl banned from soccer game for refusing to remove hijab: Order came just days after international body lifted ban on
headscarves
CHLOÉ FEDIO
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Gatineau+girl+banned+from+soccer+game+refusing+remove+hijab/6907363/story.html#ixzz20FfE5YpA

To…Youth

OECD warns of ‘scarring effect’ of youth unemployment
ORA MORISON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/oecd-warns-of-scarring-effect-of-youth-unemployment/article4402044/

Teens put their own spin on personalization with social media names, phrases
The Journal Pioneer
http://www.journalpioneer.com/Canada—World/Society/2012-07-10/article-3027058/Teens-put-their-own-spin-on-personalization-with-social-media-names%2C-phrases/1

Lost generation of unemployed youth occurring, says OECD
Canadian Press
The PEI Guardian
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Business/Economy/2012-07-10/article-3027079/Lost-generation-of-unemployed-youth-occurring%2C-says-OECD/1

High school student to attempt solo flight across Canada
OLIVER MOORE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/high-school-student-to-attempt-solo-flight-across-canada/article4401780/

2012 vs. 1984: Young adults really do have it harder today
Rob Carrick
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/2012-vs-1984-young-adults-really-do-have-it-harder-today/article4105604/?from=4400069

Gambling expert seeks to curb youth involvement in games of chance
LAUREN LA ROSE
The Canadian Press
http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Gambling+expert+seeks+curb+youth+involvement+games+chance/6912320/story.html#ixzz20FazWDNF

Gatineau girl banned from soccer game for refusing to remove hijab: Order came just days after international body lifted ban on
headscarves
CHLOÉ FEDIO
The Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Gatineau+girl+banned+from+soccer+game+refusing+remove+hijab/6907363/story.html#ixzz20FfE5YpA

Nine-year-old Quebec girl pulled from soccer tournament for wearing hijab
Chloe Fedio, Postmedia News
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/10/nine-year-old-quebec-girl-pulled-from-soccer-tournament-for-wearing-hijab/

To…Secondary Schools

Students, staff lose popular teacher
KATHERINE DOW
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/students-staff-lose-popular-teacher-161889075.html

High schools slow to adopt standards-based report cards; GPAs for
college admissions cited
The Canadian Press
The Journal Pioneer
http://www.journalpioneer.com/Canada—World/Society/2012-07-10/article-3027060/High-schools-slow-to-adopt-standards-based-report-cards-GPAs-for-college-admissions-cited/1

Ontario’s Catholic teachers got ‘sweetheart deal,’ says Tim Hudak
Robert Benzie
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1224216–ontario-s-catholic-teachers-got-sweetheart-deal-says-tim-hudak

Cohn: How Dalton Days produced a miracle for Catholic teachers
Martin Regg Cohn
The Toronto Star

Questions over Catholic teachers’ deal 2
Alison Shouldice
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/09/questions-over-catholic-teachers-deal

Catholic teachers’ deal all about image: Expert
Alison Shouldice
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/09/catholic-teachers-deal-all-about-image-expert

To…University Students

Are summer wages enough for students?
DIANNE NICE
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/household-finances/are-summer-wages-enough-for-students/article4400069/

York University assaults: Man arrested, students say campus officials
too slow in warning about attacks
Graham Slaughter and Jessica McDiarmid
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/crime/article/1223603–york-fails-at-broadcasting-sexual-assault-students-say

Prevent the return to class. Battle is not over: student groups
Katherine Wilton
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Prevent+return+class/6907689/story.html#ixzz20FBx6Jgd

University of King’s College has a new interim president
Richard J. Brennan
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1224148–university-of-king-s-college-has-a-new-interim-president

Cooper interim King’s president
Frances Willick
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/115570-cooper-interim-king-s-president

To…Parents

Disabled couple embraces joy of parenting
Sarah-Taïssir Bencharif
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1223769–disabled-couple-embraces-joy-of-parenting

Mom of bullied girl banned from school
Michael Purvis
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/10/bullied-girls-mom-banned-from-school

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 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 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/