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News From The Canadian Cancer Society – April is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month – Prevention Key to Fighting Disease

As the Canadian Cancer Society launches its annual Daffodil Month Campaign in April, the need for continuing support from the public remains strong. Not only will one in three Canadians be diagnosed with cancer in his or her lifetime, but cancer remains the leading cause of premature death (death earlier than the average life expectancy)…. Read more »

Survivor!

I am a survivor of emotional, physical, sexual, and spiritual abuse. As a young child, I was sexually abused by another male in the private school that I attended. Afraid of being rejected by my friends, parents, and other family members, I did not tell anyone about the incident for more than 3 years. Those… Read more »

Close Call

During my years working for the Ministry of Forests I became proficient in the use of a chainsaw. The process was neither instant nor was it without incident, and I know that I gave my boss/instructor Neil Campbell more than one grey hair along the way. Classroom time in combination with hours of fieldwork was… Read more »

Fed watch!

Students Need More, Government Pays Less The Government of Canada has released an Actuarial Report (http://www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca/eng/office/actuarialreports/index.asp?) on the Canada Student Loans Program. This report is designed to predict what the Student Loan program will cost up to the year 2025 and what kind of effects it will have on students. The results are not pretty…. Read more »

From My Perspective – Smoking

The government of Alberta has introduced a hefty new tax on cigarettes and alcohol, and other provinces are following suit. The tax was implemented on cigarettes without warning, and when added to the November 2001 federal tax increase on tobacco products (1) brings the cost of a pack of cigarettes in Alberta to almost $8.00…. Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

JOINT Calgary-Edmonton Conference G6B The People’s Summit June 21-25, 2002 University of Calgary On June 26 & 27, 2002, the leaders of the world’s most industrialized countries, the G8, will meet in Kananaskis, Alberta. They will make critical decisions that will have global impact. Past G8 Summits have consistently failed to offer an effective means… Read more »

Quote of the Week

COMMENTARY AND FEEDBACK! LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Thanks to all of you who have been providing us with such great feedback on The Voice. Please continue providing your opinions, comments and support; any submissions can be sent to tmoore@ausu.org Accepted letters to the editor have not been edited, nor do they necessarily reflect the opinions… Read more »

Enlightening Information

WE NEED READER FEEDBACK! Any comments, suggestions, feedback, or submissions may be sent to Tammy Moore, Editor of The Voice at tmoore@ausu.org Many thanks for your writing contributions and support, and I look forward to hearing from you all! _________________________________________________________________ A Healing Process September 11: Dealing with the Backlash Were you affected by the horrific… Read more »