The Student Mom’s Club of Athabasca University is now online and ready for new members. As the SMC front page welcome message attests, this club is: LESS ACADEMIC ! MORE FANTASTIC !! SMC is dedicated to bringing together student moms across Canada to share study and parenting tips, easy quick recipes, articles and essays about… Read more »


POSTDOCS PICK DALHOUSIE AS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD FOR COLLABORATION Dalhousie University Press Release February 13, 2003: Halifax – Dalhousie has placed number one in a survey of best universities for postdoctoral fellows, conducted by The Scientist magazine. Dalhousie took first place for universities outside the United States “? and placed #4… Read more »

Buying Your First Home

The transition from renter to homeowner is likely the biggest investment you will ever make. It is frightening to know that you will now be responsible for a home. As a renter, if the basement wall fell in or the furnace went, it was the landlord’s problem not yours. As a renter you just paid… Read more »


CFS National Chair speaks out against tuition hike Published: Fri-28-Feb-2003 By Lindsay Harding, The Muse ST. JOHN’S, NFLD. (CUP) — Three weeks after Memorial University approved a 33 per cent tuition hike for international students, student union leaders say they are solidifying plans to have the decision revisited and overturned. University spokesperson Peter Morris says… Read more »

International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day. In Canada it will be marked by events across the country, including: OTTAWA Date of activity: Thursday, March 6, 2003 – Start: 6:00 p.m. End: 10:00 p.m. Title/Type of activity: International Women’s Week Celebration Dinner Organization: Algonquin College – 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Cafeteria, Building D, Salons A and B… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

Foreign Affairs and You One of the most controversial issues being talked about today is of course the United States’ insistence upon waging war in Iraq. The Government of Canada has been criticized for its lack of stance and for fence-sitting on the issue. The United States and Canada have also been butting heads on… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, For the past two months I have been corresponding in chat rooms, emails and telephone conversations with “Jim”. I met him in a chat room for people suffering from depression. We have so much in common and we are both in our early 20’s. He sent me a picture and I sent him… Read more »

Science and Technology Corner – Environmental Health

Environmental health is an issue of considerable concern to everyone these days. The nightly news is filled with stories of environmental disasters and warnings from scientists about the risks of pollution to our air, land and water. In political elections, the environment has become a significant topic on which each candidate is expected to comment…. Read more »