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Push childcare as part of 'public good' in coming election, educators told

WINNIPEG — One of the NDP’s elder statesmen says the debate about a national childcare program needs to be reframed if backers want to have any success in the next federal election. 380 more words

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Let’s all Start Rethinking Sustainability

I went to the Pre Social Justice Week discussion on Rethinking Sustainability with Keynote Speaker Stephen Lewis on Thursday October 2nd. Stephen is a prominent and highly respected figure within the social and environmental activist community,  and has worked within the United Nations for more than two decades  He was a Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, a Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, as well as Canada’s Ambassador to the UN.   587 more words

Ryerson student group hosts open discussion about global sustainability issues

As a special pre-event to Ryerson’s Social Justice Week, a Ryerson student group is hosting a workshop this afternoon called “Rethinking Sustainability Beyond 2015.”

The Politics and Governance Student’s Association (POGSA) is co-hosting the event with Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) to discuss multiple challenges of sustainability. 129 more words

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