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Ontario school board democracy is on the chopping block | Jan 22 2015 | John Cartwright | The Ontario government has ordered the Toronto District School Board to make drastic changes, and is clearing the way to close up to 100 schools.
The 'Greatest Canadian Migration': The Tar Sands Pipeline (wink) | Jan 20 2015 | Keith Brooks | The tar sands are no laughing matter but this video sure is.
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Reviving Canada's conversation on anti-Blackness | Jan 19 2015 | Valérie Bah | We've only just broken the surface when it comes to addressing institutionalized racism in Canada.
By focusing on collaboration, not competition, teachers can save civilization | Jan 18 2015 | Lizanne Foster | Our children need to be prepared for the complete restructuring of our political, economic and social systems necessitated by the climate change crisis.
UOttawa lawsuit reminds us who pays the price of sexual violence | Jan 15 2015 | Lucia Lorenzi | News of a lawsuit against the University of Ottawa brings up an important question: what is the cost of sexual violence in our communities, and who is entitled to compensation?
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B.C.'s standardized testing is a pillar of privatization | Jan 13 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | It's FSA season again for the students of B.C. But these tests aren't just a waste of time. They are undermining the 'public' in public education.
Sexualized violence on our campuses | Jan 13 2015 | Victoria Fenner | On January 9, the Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs responded to the developing crisis at the Dalhousie Dental School with a panel discussion about violence on Canadian campuses.
Locked arms and open hearts: Students from the Okanagan Valley mobilize for Ayotzinapa | Jan 7 2015 | Levi Gahman | Students from the Okanagan stand in solidarity with the massacred students in Ayotzinapa.
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Dalhousie needs a public investigation into its dentistry crisis | Jan 6 2015 | Stephen Kimber | After a brief holiday respite, Dalhousie University must try to reset a ravelled, roiling mess that may have initially focused on a secret Facebook group but has now morphed into broader debates.
Codes of misconduct: Rape culture destroys victims' faith in the system | Jan 6 2015 | Lucia Lorenzi | When sexual harassment or violence occurs in campus communities, it's not only the victims' personal safety that is violated: it's their trust in the whole system.
The 'middle road' won't do for Dalhousie's 'gentlemen' dentists | Dec 26 2014 | Judy Haiven | When will we get sick of the middle road between apology and contrition?
A culture of memes and private suffering: Mental health in Canadian universities | Dec 19 2014 | Jessica Prupas | We need a more nuanced approach when talking about anxiety in an academic context.

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'Tuition fees are socially unjust' NorthReport said... Of course they are, but our so-called progressive politicial parties are just floundering in a sea...
Visions of centralization, social programs and the fiscal imbalance Sean in Ottawa said... The Conservative position avoids the contradictions present in the Canadian federation by reducing...
Moving to Winnipeg Webgear said... Stay in Edmonton. in
Aboriginal education bill epaulo13 said... ..i begin here to show the atleo position. Bill C-33, the First Nations Control of First Nations...
Early Childhood Education Issues In Manitoba Aristotleded24 said... Cue the Barenaked Ladies: If I had 5.5 Million Dollars... Quote:The Manitoba budget will include $5...
Chicago: Northwestern University football players seek to unionize Catchfire said... This is definitely a cool story. NCAA had a predictable response:  This union-backed attempt...
Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...
The latest drama in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Catchfire said... My own thoughts are conflicted, but I find myself siding with the pro-CFS folk in this particular...
Liberal MPP Laurel Broten To Take On MP Megan Leslie in Halifax Unionist said... terrytowel wrote: That is surely to appeal to those mothers in the riding, having a former...

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