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Vancouver Island student implores B.C. premier to end the strike in an open letter

A Vancouver Island high school student is calling on B.C. premier and education minister to end the ongoing strike.

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Less work, more play: Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

College de Saint-Ambroise, a school of 339 students in the province’s Saguenay region, has introduced a near-complete ban on homework

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Stephen Harper takes big words, small stick to NATO summit

Stephen Harper is only the latest Canadian prime minister to offer stirring rhetorical contributions to the Western alliance without having much firepower to back them up. But this week's NATO summit in Wales will expose that gap between words and deeds.

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Neanderthals created cave art, researchers discover

Belying their reputation as the dumb cousins of early modern humans, Neanderthals created cave art, an activity regarded as a major cognitive step in the evolution of humankind, scientists reported on Monday in a paper describing the first discovery of artwork by this extinct species.

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Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives Targeted For CRA Political-Activities Audit

OTTAWA - A left-leaning think-tank was targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for a political-activities audit last fall partly because the research and education material on its website appears to be "biased" and "one-sided."That ...

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Talks collapse in B.C. teachers strike as mediator walks away

Although there were significant discussions between the B.C. Teachers' Union and the province the past two days, schools in B.C. will not be opening on Tuesday, according to Education Minister Peter Fassbender.

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