Vol. 14 Iss. 10

Volume 14 Issue 10 - 03/17/2006

AUSU This Month – VOTE NOW – POLLS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 20TH

ELECTION 2006 – POLLS OPEN – VOTE NOW VOTING IS UPON FROM NOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 20TH. Follow the links from the AUSU front page, or go directly to our candidate sheet at http://www.ausu.org/election/candidates.php for more info on all of the candidates. There you will find links to a variety of materials to help… Read more »

AUSU This Month – VOTE NOW – POLLS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 20TH

ELECTION 2006 – POLLS OPEN – VOTE NOW VOTING IS UPON FROM NOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 20TH. Follow the links from the AUSU front page, or go directly to our candidate sheet at http://www.ausu.org/election/candidates.php for more info on all of the candidates. There you will find links to a variety of materials to help… Read more »

The Good Life – Ignorance Can Be Bliss

I was recently walking with a friend through her neighbourhood. We were passing by this beautiful Victorian-style heritage home that both of us have admired and envied for some time. Over the past few years, it has been extensively and meticulously restored from a state of more-or-less neglect to a state of eye-catching beauty. It… Read more »

From Where I Sit – To Stress or not to Stress

Dr. Peter Hanson’s 1987 bestseller entitled The Joy of Stress was perhaps the first jargon-free work outlining the ramifications of stress. He believed stress could be fantastic or fatal. This supports the work done years prior by Canadian researcher Dr. Hans Selye. Stress is unavoidable, unless you’re dead. Harnessing the magic and potential of good… Read more »

Dear Barb – Making a marriage work

Dear Barb: I have recently become engaged and plan to marry next year. I love my fiancĂ© very much and we get along well. However, both of our parents have divorced and we don’t want this to happen to us. I know there are no guarantees, but we both want to try to do the… Read more »

Lost & Found – Different Worlds

There is a girl who grows up with five brothers and sisters in a one bedroom apartment in a dangerous part of town. The fields and forests of her ancestors are now paved over with mile after mile of grey asphalt. The alleys are littered with broken bottles. In high school, she studies the words… Read more »

Former first lady carries on Trudeau family values

WATERLOO, ON. (CUP) — She carries one of the most famous last names in Canadian history; a name that remains synonymous with the highest order of politics – a moniker that still brings to mind both success and scandal in almost equal measure. “Trudeaumania,” recalls Jim Tate, a Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy alum who graduated in… Read more »

Federal and Alberta governments’ pilot project may let international students work off campus

EDMONTON (CUP) — International students may soon have better chances of finding employment, as the federal and provincial governments are working together to help foreign students apply for work visas that would allow them to find jobs off-campus. Alberta Advanced Education Minister Dave Hancock explained that a proposal is currently in the works. “The Alberta… Read more »

AUSU This Month – VOTE NOW – POLLS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 20TH

ELECTION 2006 – POLLS OPEN – VOTE NOW VOTING IS UPON FROM NOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 20TH. Follow the links from the AUSU front page, or go directly to our candidate sheet at http://www.ausu.org/election/candidates.php for more info on all of the candidates. There you will find links to a variety of materials to help… Read more »

Exploring Canada: Field Notes of an American Anthropologist

In the frigid, sub-arctic territory of Vancouver, British Columbia, I am in the living room of Doris Baker, a middle-aged beauty salon manicurist and part-time Zamboni operator. We are seated in hushed darkness, watching the closing ceremonies of the Torino Olympics. The event is being broadcast by the government entity known as the Canadian Broadcasting… Read more »

Click On This – Album Art

Hans Claesson’s Wallpapers & Graphics: Iron Maiden Visions Of The Sponge http://kebawe.com/wallpapers/maiden/SpongeEd.shtml When a classic meets a cartoon. Humorous visions of two creative worlds colliding. Album Covers in LEGO – http://www.geocities.co.jp/Hollywood/9060/musice.html Yet another classic, this time a toy, meets the musical world. I’m tempted to get my old LEGO out and make some art of… Read more »

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

LEARNING MATTERS BURSARY Administrator: C.S.T. Education Charity Award Amount: $2,500.00 Notes: For students with financial need who are Canadian citizens. Contact Information: Peter Lewis – VP Operations Address: 600-240 Duncan Mill Rd. Toronto, Ontario M3B 3P1 Phone: (416) 445-7377 Fax: (416) 445-1708 Toll Free: 1-877-333-7377 Web Site: http://www.cst.org; E-mail: info@cst.org Lilly – MDAO Moving Lives… Read more »

Voice Events Listings

To list events in your area, e-mail voice@ausu.org with the word “events” in the subject line. SPRING THEATRE CLASSES Feburary 06 to May 01, 2006 – Kelowna, BC Kelowna Actors Studio – Ticket Prices very reasonable Kelowna Actors Studio – 250-862-2867 info@kelownaactorsstudio.com http://www.KelownaActorsStudio.com SEINENDAN THEATRE COMPANY OF JAPAN March 10 to August 11 – 8:00… Read more »

Conference Connections

ON-LINE METHODS IN CHILDRENS’ LANGUAGE PROCESSING March 21 – 22, 2006 – New York, NY, USA http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/~efernand/childlang/ This workshop is the first scientific gathering specifically dedicated to a new field of research that explores such issues, experimental developmental psycholinguistics. This workshop provides a forum in which scholars from different areas of expertise (psycholinguistics, language acquisition,… Read more »

We Love To Hear From You

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@ausu.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter. Peacekeeper or Soldier In a recent conversation with one of my extended family members I was informed of her belief and what she claimed was the Canadian public’s view of the Canadian Forces… Read more »

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