Please Consider Registration and here's Why...

Learn More Continue as Guest Don't show this again
Success! Post added to bookmarks. View Bookmarks. ×
Error! You have already bookmarked this post. ×
New | Money: what young people really want to know View Now. ×

Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

-
Menu
bookmark

4

Cu

It is over: Afghan mission ends as U.S. sends last flight out of Kabul

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2021

- -

The U.S. has pulled its last troops out of Afghanistan, ending a two-decade war and sealing victory by the Taliban’s theocratic terrorists over a coalition of armed forces of the world’s wealthiest countries and their... read more

bookmark
Poll shows three quarters of Canadians don’t see the election as necessary

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2021

- -

More than halfway through the federal campaign, a new poll suggests that three out of four Canadians do not think the coming election is necessary. The poll, which was conducted by Nanos Research and sponsored... read more

more from Current Events

4

Cu

3

So

bookmark
Kabul safe houses set up by Canadians for Afghan interpreters under threat of collapse

Articles of Interest   |   August 16, 2021

- -

A volunteer humanitarian effort to bring former interpreters to safe houses in Kabul while they wait for flights to Canada is collapsing as Taliban forces take over the Afghan capital. A group of Canadian veterans and volunteers have... read more

more from Current Events

4

Cu

3

So

bookmark
Did you hear the Olympics? Advanced technology brings Tokyo’s action into living rooms like never before

Articles of Interest   |   August 5, 2021

- -

A staggering number of high-tech cameras and microphones overcome the awkward silences of empty stadiums. Even without fans, this means every gasp and even athletes’ heartbeats can be heard. If you find yourself watching a... read more

more from Current Events

4

Cu

0

Ot

bookmark
Masks, physical distancing top Ontario’s COVID-19 back-to-school plan

Articles of Interest   |   August 4, 2021

- -

Ontario students will be required to wear masks and maintain physical distancing indoors wherever possible when they return to the classroom next month, but will be allowed to participate in many extracurricular activities that had... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
Managing your personal finances on a smartphone? It’s addictive

Articles of Interest   |   July 27, 2021

- -

My smartphone ate my wallet, and I couldn’t be happier about it. In the past six months, I have migrated a lot of my banking, investing and monitoring of reward cards to my phone. My... read more

more from Money

6

Mo

bookmark
Ryerson statue toppled as calls amplify for name change at Toronto university

Articles of Interest   |   June 8, 2021

- -

Ryerson University is facing growing calls from its faculty to change the name of the university after a campus statue honouring its namesake, Egerton Ryerson, was toppled following a sit-in to honour the victims of... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
Federal initiative to help Hong Kongers immigrate to Canada sees significant jump in applications

Articles of Interest   |   May 21, 2021

- -

A Canadian government program to help Hong Kongers immigrate to this country in the wake of Beijing’s crackdown on the former British colony has received more than 5,700 applications in its first three months, roughly triple the number that... read more

more from Current Events

4

Cu

3

So

bookmark
Laurentian fires professors, slashes programs

Articles of Interest   |   April 13, 2021

- -

Laurentian University fired dozens of professors and slashed its program offerings in an unprecedented round of cuts on Monday aimed at tackling the university’s insolvency. The Sudbury school announced the elimination of 58 undergraduate and... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
TDSB tells staff to brace for online learning amid concerns over increase in COVID-19 cases

Articles of Interest   |   March 30, 2021

- -

The Toronto District School Board has warned its school staff to be ready to switch to remote learning as concern grows about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the province. An e-mail sent to... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
Should this young couple pay down their mortgage or invest?

Articles of Interest   |   March 8, 2021

- -

At 25 years of age, Liz and Tom have a $1.2-million house in Toronto and a mortgage of nearly $750,000. Tom earns $80,000 a year plus overtime as a skilled tradesman; Liz earns $66,000 a... read more

more from Money

6

Mo

bookmark
Canada’s hockey dad Walter Gretzky was always there for his son Wayne, but never in his way

Articles of Interest   |   March 5, 2021

- -

Back when children were still raised free-range, there was no such thing as the sports parent. Star athletes had parents, but not so you’d noticed. It was not widely assumed mom or dad were the... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So

bookmark
Teenagers, don’t be swayed by bank pitches of cash and free electronics. Do your own research instead

Articles of Interest   |   January 25, 2021

- -

It has been a tough year for the under-20 crowd. Lockdowns, fluid class schedules and cancelled extracurriculars are now the norm. And there are the masks – so many masks. As a teen in 2021,... read more

more from Money

6

Mo

bookmark
University ‘mega’ donations of more than $10-million are on the rise

Articles of Interest   |   January 25, 2021

- -

In the past two years, David Palmer has landed two of the largest philanthropic gifts in Canadian history, one of $100-million and one of $250-million. The donations are a windfall for the University of Toronto,... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
Why it’s time to stop worrying about your children’s screen time during COVID-19

Articles of Interest   |   January 19, 2021

- -

Michelle Deshaw’s 12-year-old son plays Fortnite for two hours every day. As he sits in his Vancouver home, his avatar runs across an island using a sniper rifle and other weapons to pick off players in a... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So