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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 »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I am hoping that you can give me some advice. My wife is a wonderful woman and I love her immensely, but she gets so mad when I go out once a week with the guys to sporting events. I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and I don’t cheat. Why does she get… Read more »

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Budgeting For Graduates The Annual Federal Budget has been released, and as always we find there is good news and bad news. (See: http://www.fin.gc.ca/budget03/brief/briefe.htm) In the good news, we find that the federal government is actually paying some attention to the need for post-secondary education. Over 1.3 billion dollars more this year have been set… Read more »

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UVIC FIRST IN BC TO OFFER BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING UVIC Press Release February 20, 2003 – Software is ubiquitous and central to everyday life. It drives computer games, online services, office services and control systems in cars. Beginning this fall, the UVic faculty of engineering will be offering a full undergraduate degree program in… Read more »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »