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REVERSING KANANASKIS FAILURE SHOULD BE MAIN GOAL OF G8 DEVELOPMENT MEETING IN WINDSOR … published October 2, 2002

When G8 development cooperation ministers meet later this week in Windsor they can go a long way towards reversing the failure of the recent Kananaskis meeting by making good on Prime Minister Jean Chrétien’s proposal to set aside significant aid dollars for African development. Africa “‘s development was the main G8 agenda item when world… Read more »

In Our Own Voices. Published October 2, 2002

Oct. 7, 7:00 p.m. @ the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre INFOLINE: 496-7046 (admission is free) Looking for inspiration about your hometown to lift your spirits in early October? The Edmonton Public Library invites you to Edmonton: In Our Own Voices on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Theatre of the Stanley A…. Read more »

STRENGTHENING Volunteer Boards. October 2, 2002

Contributed By The Community Networks Group Date: Saturday, October 5, 2002 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Place: Grant MacEwan College, City Centre Campus, Room 5-305 Registration Fee: $15.00 INFOLINE: 497-5616 As a board member of a non-profit organization, have you ever wondered: What are my legal and ethical responsibilities? What role do I play… Read more »

The KAIROS REGIONAL GATHERING 2002. Pleasantview Bible Camp, Lloydminster, Alberta (Canada). Contributed By The Community Networks Group

October 4-6, 2002 We invite you to join us at a regional KAIROS meeting in the fall of 2002. We are bringing people together who share common values and vision for strengthening regional ecumenical justice networks. The meetings will include opportunities for networking with others from a different church or faith community, people who share… Read more »

Student reacts to Millenium Scholarships report

HALIFAX (CUP) — Helen Tremethick doesn’t care what the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation’s report says, she can’t afford to go to school this year. Last week a federal paper entitled “The Price of Knowledge” was released outlining the state of post-secondary education in Canada. Among its conclusions: the price of tuition does not stop people… Read more »

Atlantic Canadian grads earn less

HALIFAX (CUP) — Atlantic Canadian university graduates seeking work may have to venture outside the region if earning potential is their top priority. A report issued by the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation indicates that Atlantic Canadian university graduates earn “significantly less” than counterparts in other provinces. According to the report’s co-author this discrepancy is a… Read more »

Province seeks input in review of Landlord and Tenant act

EDMONTON (CUP) — If you’ve got problems with your landlord, now’s the time to speak up. The Alberta government is asking for public input to help review the Landlord and Tenant Act. The provincial Landlord and Tenant Act governs the relationship between landlords and renters in Alberta, providing a framework for the rights and responsibilities… Read more »

Watching the Skies

[Photo provided by The Insider: Dr. Tsuruda shows off the antenna he uses for studying the aurora’s radio emissions.] Dr. Koichiro Tsuruda from Japan was a recent visitor to AU Central to study auroras in Athabasca and Fort McMurray. AU’s Professor Martin Connors assisted for four days of the two weeks that Dr. Tsuruda observed…. Read more »

AU for the Birds?

(Photo provided by The Insider: Science Technician Elaine Goth-Birkigt shows off the AU bird collection) Robert Holmberg, Associate Professor, Biology, shares what’s new with birds at AU: This summer with the help of summer lab assistant Alex Robert we were able to do considerable work on the AU Bird Collection. This collection is used primarily… Read more »