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Alberta partners with oilsands to develop kindergarten curriculum | Mar 13 2014 | Carol Linnitt | The province of Alberta has recently released a development plan for public schools that enlists Suncor Energy and Syncrude Canada in the creation of future Kindergarten to Grade 3 curriculum.
'Tales from the Kraka Tower': A new comedy web-series about academia | Mar 12 2014 | Aphrodite Kocięda | Check out Aphrodite Kocięda's new web-series which satirizes 'diversity' in higher education!
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Carleton TAs and contract instructors reach tentative settlement, avoid strike | Mar 10 2014 | Chris O'Gorman | Carleton's teaching assistants and contract instructors, represented by CUPE 4600, reached a tentative settlement just before 1:30 a.m. March 10 after months of negotiations.
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Strategies for Survival -- Northern Roads Edition | Mar 10 2014 | Aaron Paquette | Helping our youth navigate the long, cold nights on shrouded paths.
College and university women sign open letter in support of Anne-Marie Roy: 'rape culture is pervasive' | Mar 8 2014 | various | On International Women's day, women in elected positions in educational institutions from across Canada sign an open letter saying "We've been there too.".
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First Nations Education Act: Standardizing 'the Indian in the child' | Mar 7 2014 | Pamela Palmater | Every time National Chief Shawn Atleo or Stephen Harper speaks, it becomes more and more apparent that they are not of the same mind in terms of what FNEA entails.
The academic boycott of Israel demands freedom for all | Mar 6 2014 | Deborah Cook, Gregory Shupak, James Cairns, Vannina Sztainbok | Israeli Apartheid Week 2014 sheds light on global BDS movement and academic boycott by Canadian universities.
'Tenir Tête' revisits the Maple Spring | Mar 6 2014 | Nora Loreto | Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, the Maple Spring's most recognizable face, offers a straight-forward account about how the student strike felt from the inside.
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Cultural stereotyping? You've got to be kidding. | Mar 5 2014 | Nashwa Khan | A passionate testimony about the labels and biases applied to racialized populations, especially within the sphere of post secondary education and career paths.
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Problem? Ask a CEO (That's Chief Expert Officer to you, buddy!) | Mar 4 2014 | Erika Shaker | We're talking about a very elite, specialized, qualified group of hyper-talented experts when it comes to CEOs. So who better to provide advice on any number of puzzlers?
Rape culture and student politics at the University of Ottawa | Mar 4 2014 | Anne Theriault | Recent conversation about the female president of UOttawa's student union is a telling example of what is said about women in power.
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Why we need to rethink Black History Month | Feb 21 2014 | Cheryl Thompson | Before an entire generation of Canadians grow tired or apathetic towards a month that so many people fought for, it's time to rethink Black History Month.

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Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois resigns as CLASSE spokesperson | knownothing said... Damn. Hopefully he runs for QS. in
Topless protest, oh the outrage | Aristotleded24 said... I think there are 2 dynamics at play here. Nudity is a very significant aspect of protest, and I...
Student strike - nightmare of the 1% (#14) | Unionist said... 2,600 members of arts community demand public apology from "Culture" Minister for calling red...
Manitoba Bill 2 on tuition fees | genstrike said... So, the Manitoba government has proposed Bill 2, legislation which they claim will limit tuition...
Edmonton high school teacher suspended for contravening "no zero" policy | Mr.Tea said... I don't think this "no zero" policy is doing these students any favours. Basic educational...
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