Le Panoptique

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No Child’s Play: Omar Khadr’s Detention and Its Consequences

Publié le 1 septembre, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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No Child’s Play: Omar Khadr’s Detention and Its Consequences

Omar Khadr’s detention at Guantanamo Bay raises a number of issues. Whether or not he is guilty of the charges he stands accused of, the circumstances and legality of his detainment shake the very foundations of justice that are allegedly being protected. Furthermore, the silence of the Canadian government on the matter betrays Canadian principles […]

Learning One Language is Good, Learning Two is Better

Publié le 1 juin, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Learning One Language is Good, Learning Two is Better

Parents and educators often debate and struggle with the decision to raise a child bilingually or whether to focus on one language first. I spoke with Dr. Fred Genesee, a leading expert in the domain of bilingualism and child development, about the issues surrounding the topic of children growing up with two languages, a scenario […]

Learning to Change the World

Publié le 1 mai, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Learning to Change the World

Today’s youth will be faced with very challenging decisions with regards to social equity and ecological sustainability. The Pembina Institute, a Canadian non-profit environmental think-tank, and Pearson College, an international school focused on peace and sustainability, are collaborating to develop an experiential field school for young people interested in taking leadership in ecological sustainability and […]