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Child care is unaffordable in Canada's cities. What can we do about it? | Nov 11 2014 | Iglika Ivanova | A new report from the CCPA takes a closer look at childcare fees in Canada's biggest 22 cities and shows just how unaffordable child care has become everywhere outside of Quebec.
ChildCare2020: Let's put child care back on the public agenda | Nov 10 2014 | Retiree Matters, Shauna Vert | All across Canada, parents are struggling to find safe, affordable, quality child care in which their children can thrive. That's where ChildCare2020 comes in.
Photo: Carmen Leah
Girls Rock Camp: Chords of confidence and co-operation | Nov 10 2014 | June Chua | Girls Rock Camp may only be one week but it's loaded with rich experiences, learning moments and collaborations -- creating a space for girls to explore music and build skills.
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Hundreds of Seneca College faculty to lose job security | Nov 7 2014 | Ella Bedard | Hundreds of partial-load unionized staff were told their contracts will only be renewed if they accept non-union positions.
Bringing together Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal | Nov 5 2014 | Scott Neigh | Rosalind Hampton talks about Community-University Talks, a group at McGill University supporting dialogue and collaboration among Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal.
Ecological literacy critical to tomorrow's children | Nov 2 2014 | Lizanne Foster | Just as literacy was needed when the scientific revolution began to change the shape of reality in the 17th century, our children will need to learn to "read" the world in different ways.
Deregulation of New Zealand's education sector | Nov 1 2014 | Diana Beaumont, Jiselle Hanna | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, including extended commentary on Iraq and an interview about deregulation of education in New Zealand.
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UBC students are starting a revolution. It's time you learned about it. | Oct 29 2014 | Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki | UBC students just made quorum at a general assembly for the first time in 40 years -- to protest the massive tuition and residence hikes introduced by the administration with virtually no warning.
Education in the age of climate change | Oct 27 2014 | Lizanne Foster | We need to stop seeing environmental destruction and low wages as the only way to build a viable economy.
Image: Flickr/Gisella Klein
'Fair Employment Week' highlights higher education's dirty little secret | Oct 21 2014 | Robin Vose | Fair Employment Week, celebrated every October, reminds us that all academic work must be fairly supported, validated and remunerated.
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Un/Covering the North: News, Media, and Aboriginal People | Oct 19 2014 | George Lessard | "...a comprehensive survey of communications in the circumpolar region, focusing on the Canadian Arctic and sub-Arctic but also looking at the circumpolar North..."
Student financial aid overly complex, not equal | Oct 19 2014 | Redeye Collective | Jordan Maclaren looked into the intricacies of student aid from province to province across Canada. She found huge variability in grants, parental contributions and debt reduction strategies.

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Temporary foreign workers and Canadian Mines kropotkin1951 said... Here is a good article about the situation from the Tyee yesterday.  Unlike the "national"...
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