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Learning and discussion plans and selected educational news from The Globe & Mail, designed to work in your home and classroom. Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.

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How social change will affect your career choice

Lesson Plans   |   October 13, 2021

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This article examines how the decline in reliance on oil and fossil fuels is affecting students and their career choices.... read more

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Learning to think in these troubled times

Research & Findings   |   October 15, 2021

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Amid the ongoing challenges of viruses and vaccines, we turn to online journals to review their priorities for the third year under COVID. A grab-bag results, from the importance of teaching students how to think—yes,... read more

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Inside the Indigenous-led power line deal that put 17 First Nations on the grid

In the News   |   October 14, 2021

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By the time Wataynikaneyap Power announced, in October, 2019, that it had locked in financing to start building an 1,800-kilometre transmission line to connect 17 First Nations communities to the Ontario power grid, Margaret Kenequanash... read more

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Standardized test results show most Canadian students’ math skills improving

In the News   |   October 13, 2021

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Students in Ontario and Saskatchewan were the only ones in Canada who did not improve in math over a nine-year-period, according to the latest results of a standardized test administered by the Council of Ministers of... read more

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Inside Taliban-held Afghanistan: ‘There is no food, no help, nothing here’

In the News   |   October 12, 2021

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In Kabul, women who were once teachers and nurses now live in refugee camps while Islamist extremists tighten their grip on a fearful nation. This is what the collapse of a country looks like: Hundreds... read more

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Canada on pace to fall well short of 2030 climate commitment, report says

In the News   |   October 7, 2021

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Canada is on pace to fall well short of its emissions goals, according to a new government-funded report that says the country’s current strategies will reduce its greenhouse gas output by only 16 per cent,... read more

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The debate over buying a home versus renting is done – renting lost and it was never close

In the News   |   October 6, 2021

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Aside from a few free thinkers who see merit in the financial flexibility of renting, this is a country of people who want to own houses so badly it hurts. It’s almost sadistic to keep... read more

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Supreme Court’s fall clean-up: Nearly 40 years after Charter’s birth, judges must settle old questions again

In the News   |   October 4, 2021

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This year’s cases will reopen decades-old debates about everything from sexual-assault trials to police searches and the right to counsel. Here’s what to look for. Canada’s highest court is being asked this fall to revisit... read more

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How thousands marked the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: ‘We will fight to be heard’

In the News   |   October 1, 2021

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Thousands of people blazed a trail of orange across the country on Thursday to mark the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as they reflected on past and present harms suffered by Indigenous peoples.... read more

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These are your excuses for still using cash to pay for stuff

Articles of Interest   |   October 1, 2021

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For years, I tossed any coins in my pocket into a change jar at the end of every day. Once or twice a year, I’d roll the coins, deposit them at the bank and put... read more

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Federal Court upholds landmark compensation order for Indigenous children

In the News   |   September 30, 2021

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Ottawa’s request for a judicial review of two Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rulings concerning First Nations children has been rejected, a decision released on the eve of the first federal National Day for Truth and... read more

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Cartoons   |   September 30, 2021

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September 30, 2021, marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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B.C. Supreme Court ends Fairy Creek injunction

In the News   |   September 29, 2021

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The B.C. Supreme Court has delivered a rebuke to the RCMP, saying the tactics used to enforce a court injunction prohibiting blockades against old-growth logging at Fairy Creek trampled on civil liberties and put the... read more

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How to build a successful brand

Lesson Plans   |   September 29, 2021

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This article is a case study in how to build a brand.... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – September 2021

Quizzes   |   September 29, 2021

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news. Who is Canada’s Governor General? Julie Payette Chris Hadfield Mary Simon Ken Dryden Who was elected Chief... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – September 2021

Quizzes   |   September 29, 2021

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Here are the answers to our April quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information. 1. Who is Canada’s Governor General?  Answer: c Additional notes: Mary Simon is an Inuk leader and the... read more

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Homecoming of Michael Spavor, Michael Kovrig a welcome relief for Canada, but China rift runs deep after their detention

In the News   |   September 28, 2021

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The emotional return of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor to home soil after nearly three years of arbitrary detention was warmly embraced by Canadians this weekend, but their ordeal will have long-lasting implications on this... read more

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