4 Orange Shirt Day Books about Residential Schools in Canada

Orange Shirt Day, which takes place on September 30, is an annual event that started in 2013.  The day was inspired by Phyllis Webstad who, at the age of six, was stripped of her new orange shirt on her first day at St. Joseph Mission residential school.  The purpose of this day is to educate people and promote awareness… Read More »

Progressive Conservatives & Sex Ed Curriculum Debate in Ontario

Relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly analyzes Doug Ford’s decision to revert to Sex Ed Curriculum from 1998: Upon election, Premier Doug Ford mandated that Ontario students will be taught the province’s 20-year-old sex-education curriculum starting September, 2018, while his government consults tens of thousands of parents on developing a new program. He argued that he will… Read More »

6 Questions for Developing Critical Thinking

Here is a list of questions to ask yourself when someone has something to say or when you are reading something in a book, newspaper, magazine etc. Thank you to Andrew Powell of Montreal, Quebec, Canada for sharing. Students in the 21st century struggle to do simple arithmetic and readily confuse concepts. Although technology may be of great… Read More »

International Human Rights Day – December 10, 2017

Every so often a thing comes to pass that is of such astounding importance that we must stand up and recognize it. We must place this thing on the pedestal it deserves, and ensure that the precepts and policies put in place by it are adhered to, appreciated, and spread as far as the human… Read More »