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Why the Liberals' EI plan doesn't add up | Sep 17 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.
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Unelected and unknown education minister looms as first major blunder of Prentice new Tory Government | Sep 17 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Gordon Dirks is now in public life. Whether he likes it or not, he's going to have to make his views on social conservative ideas crystal clear to ordinary voters.
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Learning in nature is good for teachers and students | Sep 16 2014 | David Suzuki | With most of Canada's teachers back after summer, facing challenges that contribute to high rates of teacher attrition, it's a good time to ask: How can "nature as classroom" support their well-being?
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Harper's new strategy to stop violence against Indigenous girls and women is neither new nor a strategy | Sep 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | On Monday September 15, 2014, Harper announced a $25-million, five-year plan which would tackle the issue in, "high-risk communities," within the context of the Economic Action Plan 2014 budget.
children's literature
Sep 11 2014
What can two potatoes teach us about human rights? A lot more than you think! In these uniquely Canadian children's books, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is made accessible to kids.
LGBTIQ
Sep 4 2014
Read the unique stories of LGBTQ youth from across Canada and the U.S. in new photo journalism project 'We Are the Youth'.
Education
Aug 28 2014
Privatization of schools, high tuition rates, precarious labour, class warfare, massive debt. Does the public intellectual emerge as the hero over capitalism?

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