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Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

The Betrayal of the Budget The annual federal budget was released (http://www.fin.gc.ca/budtoce/2005/budliste.htm) last Wednesday, and has been roundly labeled as a betrayal by the NDP and the Bloc Quebecois. The reason for this is quite clear, as one of the campaign ideas put forth by the Liberal Party was that Canadians should vote liberal to… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

They Can’t Get Your Money Fast Enough It used to be that they waited until winter was nearly over before you started hearing about it. These days, it seems that Valentines Day is the opening day of the season. What season is that? Why the one that all governments love: tax season! Already the advertisements… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, My first AU exam is coming up at the end of this month and I am petrified!!! This is the first exam I have written in 17 years. I am doing well on the course, but I am so afraid of writing the exam. I am studying 5-6 hours a day, yet when… Read more »

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CUTTING-EDGE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK DEGREE FEATURES CONSTANTLY CHANGING CURRICULUM UNB Press Release Students with an interest in multimedia may be excited to learn that the faculty of arts at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton has a program in Multimedia Studies. Designed to prepare students to work and live in a world of… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I am in a dilemma. I love two men. One is my ex-boyfriend, who desperately wants to come back to me; the other is my current boyfriend. Both are great men, but I feel more spiritually connected to my ex. I am unable to make a decision. Do you have any tips? Confused… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

New Brunswick for Education Premier Bernard Lord has set the province of New Brunswick on a course for future prosperity. His State of the Province Address (SEE: http://www.gnb.ca/0089/speeches-discours/sop2003/sop2003speech-e.asp), delivered on Jan 30th, shows that he is a man who understands the value brought by an educated populace. Unlike certain other Premiers (SEE: http://www.gov.ab.ca/premier/Bio.cfm), Premier Lord’s… Read more »

X-PRESS: What’s new in the world of learning.

MVU TEACHES PEOPLE HOW TO BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING MSVA Press Release October 3, 2002, Halifax – There’s a new course at Mount Saint Vincent University that’s taking a unique approach to addressing the problem of homelessness and the lack of affordable housing in Nova Scotia. Developing Affordable Housing is a continuing education certificate course, sponsored… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I am a twenty year-old virgin. I am comfortable with this, but I am nervous about how a girl will react when I tell her. I have always had dates, but none have ever gone “that” far. How might I clear the air about this topic when the time comes? Nervous Nice Guy…. Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

Black History Month February is Black History Month according to the Federal Government (SEE: http://www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/newsroom/news_e.cfm?Action=Display&code=2N0380E) and the Provincial Government of Ontario (SEE: http://www.newswire.ca/government/ontario/english/releases/January2003/31/c5451.html). The Federal Government has given $40,000 to the Black History Month Round Table. This Round Table helps to organize events announcing and celebrating Black History and the diversity that helps to make… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

One Who Gets It.. Federal Finance Minister John Manley was recently at a public meeting seeking comments into the development of the new federal budget. While there he had some harsh words to say (SEE: http://www.canada.com/edmonton/story.asp?id={28031263-CB78-4FB1-BB18-560F6AA8D032})about provinces that are under-funding their universities. He looked at Ireland, which until recently had a very depressed economy. However,… Read more »