education

Harper to meet First Nations at chiefs summit

Harper will meet with First Nations representatives to discuss economic development, education, accountability in Ottawa.

Dalai Lama Center’s Lynn Green spreads message of peace and knowledge

As a year of revolution and social change comes to an end, the Vancouver Dalai Lama Center stays focused on promoting universal values of peace and education.

Brainboost helps struggling students uncover hidden potential for learning

For Ben, school never quite fit. Grade 8 was a huge challenge. His mother, Beth, remembers that her son was always "bright" and "capable," but that educators overlooked his talents.  "All...

How to green your child's school

Sick of school or just a sick school? The Green Mama shows you how you can make a real difference in the health of your child's classroom.

Love Vancouver inspires young female leaders

Vancouver recently held its first Love Vancouver Festival, a festival of green art, music and lifestyles. Over 6,000 people people gathered at the Olympic Village to take part in the...

NDP candidate David Eby: advocating social justice and help for small business

BYELECTION 2011: Homelessness is an issue even in toney Point Grey, activist insists.

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

Beyond civic literacy

Can voters overcome their hardwired preference for short-term joy and think about what's really best for Canada in the long run?

Leashes are for dogs, not children

A controversial parenting practice has this writer up in arms.

The power of $100

"My goal is to help all the kids who cannot afford school uniforms to be dressed up and go to school," writes Miriam Egwalu in the story that follows.