Vol. 14 Iss. 16

Volume 14 Issue 16 - 04/28/2006

AUSU This Month

Health Plan for AUSU Members – Announced Finally, AUSU members can save on health and dental benefits in Canada! Your council has struck a deal with Student Benefits Administrators, an affiliate of Ingle International and Imagine Financial Ltd., to provide great rates to AUSU members on their commercial insurance products. The program offers a range… Read more »

Dear Barb – Bowen’s Disease

Dear Barb: For the last little while I’ve had a rash on my leg. At first, I thought it was a patch of dry skin. I kept putting cream on it, but nothing seemed to help. I finally went to the doctor. I have always been a person who spent time in the sun. So,… Read more »

From Where I Sit – #@%$#@ Telus

Every so often people are horrified by a disgruntled employee who goes postal. Let’s just say, I’m one disgruntled customer who could go telus at any moment. Let me set the stage. While I’ve been slower than some to embrace the technology, I’ve accepted the fact that I can either get onto the information highway… Read more »

Women You Should Know – April Women

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility. ~ Rachel Carson April 26, 1777 – Sybil Ludington, became an American Revolution heroine at the age of 16, when she rode 40 miles through… Read more »

Six Nations Land Claim Dispute Reaches Climax After 156 Years

A sign on the site reads, “Oh Canada – your home on native land” (CBC News, April 20, 2006). Hundreds of protesters in support of a Six Nations land dispute have gathered on the site in question, currently scheduled for the construction of new homes courtesy of Henco Industries. The Haldimand lands near Hamilton, Ontario,… 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 THEATRE IN THE TREES”LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS” on now to… Read more »

Conference Connections

CONTINENTAL DEFENCE: POLICIES, THREATS AND ARCHITECTURE May 4 – 6 2006 – Calgary njmackie@ucalgary.ca http://www.cmss.ucalgary.ca/conferences/continentaldefence This conference will follow shortly after the report of the Binational Planning Group on the renegotiation of NORAD, and the emergence of Canada Command as a working organisation. These events foreshadow major changes in Continental Defence and the security relationship… Read more »

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