Tag Archives: Canada

Humber report sharpens focus on education innovation News

By Heather VanAndel Humber has just finished putting the final touches on a strategic document required of all post secondary schools in the province by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities. The ministry this year required each post-secondary institution in Ontario to put together a plan that articulates their strengths, what the institution plans

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Indie Week Canada rocks Toronto Uncategorized

By Julie Fish Indie Week Canada music festival kicks off in Toronto on Wednesday. The festival starts Oct. 10 and ends on Oct. 14. This year it includes over 175 artists playing in 19 different venues over five nights throughout the city. The eighth annual festival prides itself on being artist-friendly and an alternative music festival,

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CIBC Run for the Cure raises over $30 million nationwide News

Thousands gather to raise awareness for breast cancer research By Kristin Andrews & Katherine Ward [youtube id=”F6NKRpoO6yI” width=”620″ height=”360″] Over 170,000 people took part in the annual CIBC Run for the Cure. The 21st annual event took place Sunday in 59 locations across Canada. The money raised, about the same as last year, goes towards

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Canada and U.K. to to share embassies News

By Mamta Lulla Canadian foreign affairs minister John Baird and British foreign secretary William Hague will sign an agreement today in Ottawa to open joint embassies in the countries where either of the countries don’t have diplomatic presence. The objective behind this move is to cut cost and improve each country’s diplomatic reach in other

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