Writing on the Sidewalk

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Writing on the sidewalk with chalk

Canada must protect its fresh water, report warns

If Canada allows water to be commodified,there is little to stop the U.S. from taking what it wants

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

You may want to stock up on bottled water, because Canada could soon dry up.

A report released last Thursday by the Polaris Institute, a Canadian think-tank, emphasized Canada’s need to protect its freshwater resources. (read more)

Answer to disease testing on tip of tongue

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

A recent study suggests the answer to finding new ways of detecting diseases has been on the tip of our tongues all along.

Teams of researchers from universities across the United States have found saliva could be the key to a simpler, more convenient method of diagnostic testing. (read more)

Senate suggests earlier bankruptcy, debt relief

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

A bill currently being discussed by the Senate could ease the dread of bankruptcy for many students and alumni.

Student unions across Canada are rejoicing about Bill S-205, which proposes two main amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. (read more)

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