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Healthier kids just the click of a remote away: study
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Kids need to limit TV viewing time while increasing physical activity...[continue]

Five inducted into Community of Distinction
McMaster University | November 10, 2006
A champion of problem-based learning, a leader who shaped health care research, a facilitator of the new health sciences centre, a scientist of population health, and a nursing professor who took McMaster's multi-professional team-building approach abroad are being honoured by McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences....[continue]

U of T conference explores public policy affecting childrenRBC Chairs in Public and Economic Policy and in Applied Social Research present their views
University of Toronto | October 23, 2006
Public policy and the well-being of children in Canada is the theme of Securing the Future of Our Children, a one-day conference at the University of Toronto on Thursday, October 26....[continue]

Malaspina collaborates on development of early childhood education for Indonesia
Malaspina University College | October 18, 2006
Educators half-a-world away are helping enhance learning for young Indonesian children, thanks to a collaborative project between Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo and Widya Mandala Catholic University in Surabaya, Indonesia....[continue]

Dr. Dan's commitment passed on with new endowed chair
McMaster University | September 27, 2006
Children affectionately called him "Dr. Dan" but the world knew him as Canada's most renowned child psychiatrist who spent his life working to better the lives of young people at risk....[continue]

Building a better future for children starts at Cowichan campus
Malaspina University College | September 19, 2006
Since her own childhood, children have been an important part of Jaime Martin’s life. Growing up in Prince Rupert, she had three siblings and crowds of cousins at family gatherings....[continue]

Dr. Usha George new Dean of Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University
Ryerson University | September 19, 2006
Dr. Usha George has been appointed Dean of Ryerson University's Faculty of Community Services. Her five-year term began this summer....[continue]

Cowichan Campus offers courses that respond to local needs
Malaspina University College | August 8, 2006
When the North American Indigenous Games come to Duncan in 2008, athletes will enjoy a world-class experience, thanks in part to a new program being introduced this fall by the Cowichan campus of Malaspina University-College....[continue]

A Class of One
Malaspina University College | August 4, 2006
"Online courses offer unmatched flexibility," said instructor Jean Maltesen, who adapted English 067 for online delivery. "Each student is literally a class of one, able to take the course on his or her schedule."...[continue]

UW-led research team looks at impact of child-care choices on children's development
University of Waterloo | June 21, 2006
Research does not support the argument that children are better off in family home settings than in child-care centres, says the Centre for Canadian Knowledge Mobilisation (CCKM) in a report on what studies indicate about the impact of child-care choices on children's early development....[continue]

First Nations Fathers Reclaiming Their Role
University of Victoria | June 12, 2006
For many First Nations fathers, Father’s Day does not invoke the warm, familial images generated in cards and advertising....[continue]

Tough Child and Youth Care Issues are Tackled
University of Victoria | May 18, 2006
Those working with children, youth, families and communities face daunting challenges and enormous rewards....[continue]

Aboriginal education focus for new Malaspina University-College director
Malaspina University College | May 15, 2006
Sharon Hobenshield knows how alienating it can be for Aboriginal students to move away from their families and culture to get a post-secondary education....[continue]

Pan-Alberta Coalition Focuses on Wellness, Prevention
University of Lethbridge | May 10, 2006
The Universities of Alberta, Lethbridge and Calgary recently announced a first-in-Canada post-secondary collaboration aimed at dramatically increasing public health initiatives....[continue]

Pan-Alberta coalition focuses on wellness, prevention
University of Calgary | May 10, 2006
SARS, influenza, E. coli, diabetes among threats to health and security...[continue]

York hosts first international conference on caregiving
York University | May 5, 2006
As Canada continues its national debate over child care, York University’s Association for Research on Mothering will host a conference that examines issues surrounding child care, elder care, home care, and volunteer or community care....[continue]

Students Raise $55,000 for Canadian Cancer Society
University of Guelph | April 3, 2006
University of Guelph students raised $55,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society during this weekend’s Relay for Life, more than any other university or college to date....[continue]

Improving Child Care Helps Kids With Special Needs, Study Shows
University of Guelph | March 14, 2006
Improving the overall quality of child-care programs can be an effective way to support the inclusion of children with special needs, according to a new study by a University of Guelph professor....[continue]

Child Development Atlas First in World to Map Factors That Put Young Children at Risk
University of British Columbia | January 30, 2006
Researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Human Early Learning Partnership have made B.C. the only jurisdiction in the world with an atlas that can show at a glance the relationships between child vulnerability patterns and socio-economic conditions for every neighbourhood and school district....[continue]

Four Distinguished Canadians to Receive Honorary Degrees at Trent University's 2006 Convocation Ceremonies
Trent University | January 12, 2006
On behalf of Senate, the President of Trent University announced the outstanding individuals who will receive honorary degrees at convocation ceremonies on June 1 and 2, 2006....[continue]

Malaspina students win millennium scholarships
Malaspina University College | December 2, 2005
Eight Malaspina students received scholarships from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation recognizing their active citizenship, leadership, innovative thinking and academic achievement....[continue]

Clock ticking for Mal-U to raise $1.25-million
Malaspina University College | November 24, 2005
This week, a lobby group operating through the Malaspina Foundation will approach local financial institutions for private sector funding....[continue]

Balancing your life: Staff development course helps ease stress levels
University of Toronto | October 20, 2005
Those people eating, gabbing and knitting aren’t just making pretty sweaters; they’re decreasing their stress levels as part of this year’s Achieving Work/Life Balance initiative sponsored by the office of the vice-president (human resources and equity) and the achieving work/life balance committee....[continue]

Macdonald Hall Turns 101, Celebration Planned
University of Guelph | October 18, 2005
Macdonald Hall, one of the oldest student residences at the University of Guelph, is celebrating its 101st anniversary. A special event is planned for Oct. 22 to mark the occasion....[continue]

Calling all SFU alumni: party hearty on the hill!
Simon Fraser University | September 27, 2005
If you're a graduate of Simon Fraser University, there's a party with your name on it happening Saturday, October 1 on Burnaby Mountain....[continue]

Research Explores Needs of Parents with FASD
University of British Columbia | September 27, 2005
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is among the most common developmental disabilities of our times...[continue]

2005 Potato Festival at Memorial University Botanical Garden cancelled
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 14, 2005
The director of Memorial University’s Botanical Garden has announced that the 2005 Potato Festival has had to be cancelled...[continue]



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