"This is a
party interested in you," declared Jack Layton, the charismatic
Toronto city councillor. "It's time to end the senseless quest
towards the militarism in this world."
The provincial Liberal
party released its election platform yesterday, proposing an immediate
tuition freeze and help for needy students, among other commitments.
Study says boys may actually be literate
Boys are dumb – or so girls say anyway. However, a recent study on boys and literacy suggests boys are merely interested in different texts than girls.
"Traditionally, boys are not interested in literacy," said Kathy Sanford, assistant professor of education at the University of Victoria and co-author of the study entitled Morphing Literacy: Boys Reshaping Their Literacy.
Grits propose Double cohort refund
With the double cohort lurking around the corner, the call for an application fee refund is raising the hopes of many high school students.
According to Marie Bountrogianni, member of provincial parliament for the Hamilton Mountain riding and post-secondary education critic for the Liberal Party, university applications are something students should not have to pay for.
A stroke of literary genius
A Western father
and daughter team have joined literary forces on a book about strokes.
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