Canadian Seniors Can Attend University for Free

Did you know that University programmes and courses are available for free to Canadians over a certain age? If you’ve never had a chance to attend university, and you’re age 55 and older (or in most cases 60 or 65 and older), this could an opportunity worth pursuing.

Working to End Pediatric AIDS Since 1988

Since 1988,  the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been the leading  nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a future of hope for children and families worldwide by eradicating pediatric AIDS; providing care and treatment for people with HIV/AIDS; and, accelerating the discovery of new treatments for other serious and life-threatening pediatric illnesses.

What Matters For A 5 Year Old?

It started early on and it’s been pretty consistent – and often feels like it’s been relentless – every since. All those nattering comments about helicopter parents, pressure today, over achieving parents etc. that we hear about, in the news and in our personal conversations, can go straight to the rubbish bin. Because it’s not me tightening the screws.

Writing Competition for Older Teenagers

Following in the footsteps of the Keats-Shelley Prize, Young Romantics is a new competition available for writers between ages 16 and 18 who would like to enter their poems and short stories. (Maximum 20 lines for poems and 1,000 words for short stories.) Each work should be inspired by the Romantic poets and refer to the theme this year – Lost Angels.

Is Your Child Ready to Launch?

I can’t say that I expected the BC Teacher’s strike to be over by September. Yet I also can’t reconcile myself with the fact that negotiations hadn’t reached a point where mediation was possible by the end of the summer. Based on what I have read and heard, my instinct tells me that one side dug in their heels and became immovable.