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Opinion: Premiers need to recognize this week that sex-ed saves lives

Author Regina Leader-Post

We need to see curriculum reforms and financial investments that give educators the training they need to teach quality sex-ed, write Sandeep Prasad and Jacqui Wasacase.
'Sex-ed is failing young people in Canada. Why? “Insert A into B and repeat” just doesn’t cut it anymore. “Abstain till you get married” doesn’t make sense, “wrap it up” doesn’t explain it anymore. Read More'

Take steps to combat overtourism before it's too late, says bestselling Canadian travel writer

Author canada.com

In comparison to the big crises facing mankind today, overtourism isn’t the world’s most pressing problem, but it does have important consequences and is something that we should be taking steps to avoid, said bestselling Canadian travel writer
'In comparison to the big crises facing mankind today, overtourism isn’t the world’s most pressing problem, but it does have important consequences and is something that we should be taking steps to avoid, said bestselling Canadian travel writer Robin Esrock . Read More'

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is a thoughtful dive into the life of the famous author

Author National Post

Chris Knight reviews Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, a new documentary about the acclaimed American writer.
'There are many pieces to author Toni Morrison. Some, like her 1993 Nobel Prize for literature, are common knowledge. Others, like the taste of her carrot cake, are known intimately only to those closest to her. And there were things new to this viewer, like the fact that she edited Muhammad Ali’s biography, The Greatest. Read More'

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare layoffs

Author National Post

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served
'SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois' capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Read More'

Christie Blatchford: The road to employment equity isn’t paved with lower standards

Author National Post

The Canadian military not requiring some candidates to write or pass a test that everyone else has to write and pass is just wrong
'Employment equity is certainly a defensible principle, and in most instances is also a benign one. The government’s problem comes when it applies the principle to an organization which isn’t a typical government department. That, unfortunately, brings us to the Canadian Forces.\t\t \t\t\t\t\t The Canadian Forces jobs where only women need apply'