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Dr. Steve Sider: Fanning the Flames of Education in Haiti. (Full Interview)

« A strong public education system is an equalizing force… Education is fundamental for society. »

– Dr. Steve Sider

Back in early August I was one of eight Laurier teacher’s education candidates (TECs) to accompany a contingent of Canadian educators travelling from Ontario to Cap-Haitian, the largest city on the north coast of Haiti. 364 mots de plus


Tupper gives up the battle

1896: Although the Conservatives clearly lost the election on June 23, 117 to 86 seats against Wilfrid Laurier‘s Liberal party, Prime Minister Sir Charles Tupper… 86 mots de plus

Canadian Prime Ministers

Groups of voters axed from the list

1885: The government of Sir John A. Macdonald passes the Dominion Franchise Act, moving the criteria for voting eligibility from the provinces to Ottawa. As a result, some groups who have had the vote in parts of the country – widows, spinsters and some indigenous groups – lose it. 75 mots de plus

Canadian Prime Ministers

Iceplant and Salicornia, two market finds

This week-end we went to the Laurier Farmers’ Market, as usual. We found some pretty unusual greens: iceplant and salicornia!

Both were really fresh and super tasty. 306 mots de plus


Floramama and beautiful organic flowers

In my ideal world, my house would be filled with flowers all year long, in every room, multiple bouquets per room, in all colors, all the time and for no particular reason but to enjoy them. 377 mots de plus


Laurier football weekly update

Golden Hawk alumni & friends of the football program,

There is nothing like playing in front of a large crowd on game day. In OUA football, we are only given four regular season home games, so please help us fill the stands this year for each and… 398 mots de plus