All of us who have experienced the joys of parenthood have passed through the adolescent years, when our children refuse to accept advice. Most teenagers pass through this stage and go back to being able to learn.
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Julie Cafley is vice-president at Canada’s Public Policy Forum. Her research focuses on higher education leadership.
Tesla Motors Inc. has locked a leading advanced battery researcher into an exclusive partnership designed to help the Palo Alto, Calif., electric-car maker sharply lower the cost of its batteries.
Pick up any paper or magazine, and you’re likely to see a front-page article on college: It costs too much, spawns too much debt, is or isn’t worth it.
On May 9, The Globe and Mail published Canadians Can Innovate, But We’re Not Equipped To Win by former Res
Education has the power to transform the futures of individuals, their families and communities. However, the role of post-secondary institutions in advancing reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples extends much further.
The Council of Canadian Academies Releases a New Report,
Some Assembly Required: STEM Skills and Canada's Economic Productivity
April 30, 2015
Let me begin with a direct counterpoint to the proposition that there are too many kids in Canadian universities. Instead, I believe the opposite.
Speech by Allan Rock
President of the University of Ottawa
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Thank you very much for coming today. I am delighted to be a guest of the Economic Club of Canada.