Those were the days, my friend . . .

Looking Back . . . When I strolled around the CNE on the last day on Labour Day weekend, I couldn't help reminiscing about the time I worked there as a sweet young Boomerbroad in the summer of 1969. I was working for Bell Canada at the time and in those days (before everyone was jaded by Canada's Wonderland) the annual CNE was a big deal. Kids saved their Telly fun cheques to offset the cost of the rides and everyone wanted to climb the Shell Tower to get a…

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The real value of eduction

Max Blouw, Chair of the Council of Ontario Universities and president of Wilfrid Laurier University said it better than I ever could on the op-ed page of  Globe and Mail on Tuesday, September 3rd. (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/universities-should-educate-employers-should-train/article14078938/)”Universities educate, employers train. (more…)

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