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Venezuela crisis continues to harshly impact students in Toronto | Oct 1 2015 | Emmet Livingstone | In 2014, the Venezuelan government prohibited exchanging Venezuelan currency into foreign denominations. Well into 2015, Venezuelan students in Toronto are still bearing this impact.
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First Nations education is critical social infrastructure | Oct 1 2015 | Angella MacEwen | Along with investments in early childhood education and care, repairing the funding gap to First Nations schools would go a long way to eliminating that social debt for future generations.
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Government cuts have Vancouver's most affordable post-secondary institution in the crosshairs | Oct 1 2015 | Michael Stewart | Vancouver's best post-secondary option for low-income and ESL students is under threat of crippling cuts driven by a privatization agenda.
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Why vote child care in 2015: What Manitobans need to know | Sep 30 2015 | Susan Prentice | In 1970, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women recommended a national child-care program. Fast-forward to 2015, and parents are more desperate than ever for affordable, quality child care.
Dear Rex Murphy: Dismissing rape culture crisis on Canadian campuses as 'faddish' is reprehensible | Sep 29 2015 | Erin Wunker | Rex Murphy's latest column takes pot shots at the humanities -- but worse, it undermines the crisis facing Canada in gender inequality and rape culture.
Fighting for access to education for undocumented migrants in Montreal | Sep 23 2015 | Scott Neigh | Steve Baird talks about the Education Across Borders collective and the fight to win unimpeded access to school for undocumented migrant children.
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Downplaying threats to women at UofT normalizes culture of misogyny | Sep 21 2015 | various | We live in a moment where gendered violence is downplayed to such a degree that responses to it are met with incredulity or eye-rolling disdain.
Harper's RESP boost helps the wealthy, not low-income families | Sep 21 2015 | Glenn Burley | Most low-income families don't even have money for an RESP, let alone dollars to put away the maximum each year so they can benefit from Harper's plan.
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Help wanted: Comprehensive sex-ed in B.C.'s schools | Sep 17 2015 | Miranda Massie | The new B.C. sexual health curriculum poses challenges as teacher training and funding for experts is largely unavailable and this is information youth have a right to.
A federal post-secondary education policy: Ending the scattershot approach | Sep 16 2015 | Erika Shaker | Given the increasingly patchwork approach to university finance, it is crucial to revisit the federal role in the lead-up to a national election.
Will Generation Z give us superheroes for the planet? | Sep 15 2015 | David Suzuki | By helping young people get outdoors, care about others and make a difference, we won't just be raising healthier and happier children, we'll be raising a generation of superheroes for our planet.
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Standing tall, thinking clearly: Threats against feminists at University of Toronto | Sep 13 2015 | Bonnie Burstow | Feminist faculty and students at the University of Toronto have been threatened. In addressing this, let's stand tall, let's bear in mind all oppressions, and let's stop slipping into sanism.

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