Category Archives: University

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/