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New initiative puts math a top priority in Peel Region schools

This year in Peel Region’s public schools, it’s the math that counts.

The country’s second largest school board is going all-out in its bid to improve student achievement — making numeracy the main focus in every school, providing more training for teachers, improving everyone’s attitude toward the subject and even getting parents in on the solution. 657 more words

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War Headlines of August 27, 1914 - Turkey Gets Involved and Austria Declares War on Japan

* Turkey on Point of Joining Kaiser in War

  Tension in Constantinople Acute — Britain and Russia Working to Keep Ottoman Government Neutral — Germany Warns Sultan Against Czar… 103 more words

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9 Things I've Learned While Living In London

I never imagined myself living in London and still struggle when people ask me why I moved here. It’s a beautiful city and obviously provides me with opportunities North America doesn’t offer, but I’ve never been particularly fascinated with England or anything identifiably British. 1,189 more words

Bikaramba builds cadence for Canadian cycle tours

Bikaramba and I (@autom8) started following each other on Twitter soon after I started writing about cycling in Toronto (thanks @blogTO!) And thank you, Twitter.  662 more words

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Mississauga couple has won two lottery houses in five years

Dawn Krolikowski really doesn’t want you to hate her.

Why would you hate Dawn Krolikowski? She is in many ways quite a normal person: Mother of two. 713 more words

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Job Posting: Archives Assistant (Young Canada Works), Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

The Canadian Centre for Architecture is looking for one archives assistant under a Young Canada Works contract for 25 weeks. (The job posts are always in French, but they hire Anglophones, depending on the nature of the materials.) 698 more words

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