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Published on Tue, 06/16/2009 by The Bishop Strachan School

Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley, receives massive donation of books at The Bishop Strachan School

Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley, receives massive donation of books at The Bishop Strachan School

(Toronto, June 15, 2009) On Tuesday, June 16 at 11am, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, David Onley, will visit The Bishop Strachan School to accept books donated by the school's Grade 6 class, as well as more than 5000 volumes from Scholastic Canada, for the Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Book Drive.

Published on Tue, 05/19/2009 by Canada Post

The 2009 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards close soon!

The 2009 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards close soon!

Ottawa, May 11, 2009 - There are less than three weeks left to nominate deserving individuals and educators for a Canada Post Community Literacy Award. These Awards honour the front-line heroes—students and mentors—of Canada's literacy community in either Individual Achievement or Educator categories.

Submissions must be received in Ottawa by midnight on May 31. Winners will be recognized at ceremonies in their communities and awarded a prize of $300 (Individual) or $500 (Educator).

Published on Wed, 04/15/2009 by Kellogg Canada

Kellogg's Encourages Families to Start Their Own Culture Club

Kellogg's Encourages Families to Start Their Own Culture Club

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Up to $10 off admission at participating cultural institutions with the Kellogg's Adventure Pass

Published on Wed, 03/25/2009 by University of Ontario Institute of Technology

College diploma or university degree?

College diploma or university degree?

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Trend toward bridging programs makes both possible

The decision to apply to college or university is one that students have struggled with for decades. Ontario's education system carefully highlighted the pros and cons of each while marketing college as an opportunity to gain the practical skills required to gain employment and university as a place to learn the theoretical knowledge needed to gain a rightful place in society.

Published on Mon, 03/23/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post Community Literacy Awards, nominations open today

Canada Post Community Literacy Awards, nominations open today

OTTAWA (March 23, 2009) -- Nominations for the Canada Post Community Literacy Awards are now open. These awards highlight the achievements of Canadians making a special effort or important contribution to improving Canada's literacy landscape. The Awards recognize adult learners and educators in either Individual Achievement or Educator categories.

Published on Mon, 03/02/2009 by Canadian Food Inspection Agency

"Make the grade" with college food safety tips

"Make the grade" with college food safety tips

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As spring break comes to an end, students will be heading back to their apartments or campuses where they live on their own and cook for themselves.

Health Canada estimates that there are almost 13 million cases of foodborne illness in Canada every year. Most cases of foodborne illness can be prevented by using safe food-handling practices. Here are some tips for food preparation, handling and storage you can use at home or away at school.

Published on Mon, 12/15/2008 by The Bishop Strachan School

Attention Education Editors: BSS Announces New Junior School Principal

Attention Education Editors: BSS Announces New Junior School Principal

(Toronto, December 15, 2008) Kim Gordon, Head of the Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, today announced the appointment of Patti MacDonald to the position of Principal, Junior School and Assistant Head, BSS, on the resignation of current Principal, Jennifer Armstrong. Ms. Armstrong has accepted the Principal's role at the Primary School of The International School of Geneva, and will be moving to Switzerland with her family in August of this year.

Published on Tue, 12/02/2008 by Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Carleton University students continue to shine!

Carleton University students continue to shine!

Toronto, ON (December 2, 2008) – The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CCFF) applauds the decision of the Carleton University Students' Association (CUSA) on Monday night to continue its long-standing partnership with Shinerama.

Last week, the Association voted to cancel the annual fundraiser at Carleton University. After many students expressed their concern over the vote, a second motion to re-instate Shinerama was put forth. At yesterday's meeting, the new motion was passed, setting the stage for another Shinerama campaign in 2009 at the university.

Canada's universities in these uncertain times

Canada's universities in these uncertain times

NEWS RELEASE

A message from Canada's universities in these uncertain times

Published on Fri, 10/24/2008 by The Bishop Strachan School

Exciting times at BSS

Exciting times at BSS

By Kim Gordon

It was recently announced that I will be retiring from my position as Head of BSS as of July 1, 2009. As you know, Deryn Lavell has accepted the position and will be our new Head upon my retirement. We have a great deal to accomplish over this school year and while I will be working with Deryn to ensure a seamless transition, I will also be hard at work with my colleagues to continue achieving the goals set out in our current Strategic Plan.

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