Education trumps EI – Telegraph Journal (Comments Off)
We know how much angry mail politicians are going to receive on the subject of EI reform. So we’d like to pose a couple of provocative questions: What if New Brunswickers do not need better Employment Insurance benefits? What if the people of this province would benefit more from better access to effective education?
Maple-Flavoured Bacon: The Importance of Teaching (Comments Off)
In the Ultimate Dog Tease, one of You Tube’s most popular videos of 2011 (now almost 94 million views), a man’s voice teases a dog with descriptions of maple-flavoured bacon and other tasty morsels, and the talking dog responds with increasing emotion as each treat goes elsewhere. I chuckle every time I watch, but the clip also reminds me of the importance of teaching because this entertaining conversation is, of course, not conversation at all; it’s an amusing illusion created by brilliant editing.
Invest in a smarter New Brunswick (Comments Off)
The biggest challenges facing our province are well known; we have an aging population and a sluggish economy. At the same time, we don’t have enough opportunities to retain young New Brunswickers, creating a dangerous cycle [...]
An investment in the future (Comments Off)
UNB Saint John’s class of 2010 will step into the next chapter of their lives, having left this campus a better place.