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July 2017

NPA Awards – 5 Last Youth Winners

The Youth awards are among the most inspiring of the Skills for Change New Pioneers Awards (NPA), because young people who come to Canada are great representatives of what immigrants can contribute to this country and fine role models to…

Stuck in the Middle

by Sandra Fletcher Which way were you headed… toward the day care centre or the retirement home? Are you buying adult diapers or baby formula…or both? What is a more difficult choice: funeral planning or university selection? For those…

Hockey – Why Canadians LOVE It

Across Canada, November is the month when the truly cold weather begins. On the prairies and in the north, it is not unusual to see snow in October. Our world stays frozen until March or April. So, for half of every year, playing cricket or…

Grammar to GO

by Claudio Muñoz Mike Tiittanen, the author of a new ESL book, Grammar to GO, has a clear goal in mind. “Over the many years I have taught ESL, I have often found the need to create fun activities for my students that would allow them to…