Education

Robert Thirsk High School closes due to frozen pipes

Students at Robert Thirsk High School in the city’s northwest were sent home Tuesday afternoon after a problem with frozen water lines. Officials...

Job action possible as early as Thursday over N.S. reforms, teachers’ union says

NSTU president, Liette Doucet, said the union executive will meet Wednesday to review Tuesday's strike vote and decide whether to release the...

Robert Thirsk High School closes due to frozen water lines

The northwest Calgary high school shut its doors early Tuesday after a frozen water line caused problems.

Quality B.C. driver education could cut down crashes: expert

"A lot of problems can be solved with decent driver education, and ICBC has never embraced the driving education as a tool to reduce crashes....

Hammering for Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity hosted a promotional booth at Feb Fest Sunday, to help raise awareness and funds.

Rural community session held to discuss education concerns in Nova Scotia

A packed house filled a rural Nova Scotia community centre as many parents came out to hear why teachers are concerned over the future of education...

B.C. school district posts want ad for on-call teachers, no teaching certificate needed

According to a want ad posted online, the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District is looking for teacher "replacements" for on-call work.

Mother concerned after teachers’ union flyer sent home with son

Candice Rideout says she was surprised to find a flyer from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union in her seven-year-old son's reading folder on Friday.

Delta high school put under ‘code yellow,’ students kept in classrooms

The Delta School District says a code yellow is used when there is an incident taking place outside the building and there is no immediate or active...

Teachers’ union says it can do better after report details conflicts with special needs students

"At the end of the day, kids deserve a safe, inclusive environment. We shouldn't be seeing situations like this."

This week on Focus Montreal: February 18

This week on Focus Montreal: Jamie Orchard discusses The Missing Children's network new program SHINE; a Montreal cancer surgeon calling for...

Liberals write off $200 million in outstanding student loans

The federal government is writing off more than $200 million in outstanding student loan payments that officials will never be able to collect.

Senegalese man suing Quebec-based Catholic congregation for sexual abuse

The plaintiff alleges a Quebec member of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart congregation sexually abused him in the 1980's, at a school the order...

Edmonton adventure camp turns to TV to highlight healthy living

Change Adventure Camp aims to teach kids and families about physical activity, nutrition and the great outdoors.

Response to Glaze report no way to start cultural change: education researcher

Jodi Asbell-Clarke, an education researcher, says the stakes are too high for the contentious relationship to continue as it is.