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Custom lesson plans and selected educational news from The Globe & Mail, designed to work in your classroom. We're here to make your job just a little easier. Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.

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Nike sides with Kaepernick, and deals the NFL a devastating cultural blow

Lesson Plans   |   September 17, 2018

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This article takes a look at the cultural and marketing impact of the new Nike campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, who ignited a firestorm of controversy by choosing to kneel on one knee rather than stand... read more

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Carrick Talks Money: How can you support gender diversity in your investment portfolio?

Videos   |   September 18, 2018

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Personal finance columnist Rob Carrick talks to Leslie-Anne Scorgie, personal finance author and founder of MeVest, about how to best support gender diversity in your investment portfolio.... read more

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Parents, are your kids away at university or college properly insured?

In the News   |   September 18, 2018

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This is a delicate time to dump extra expenses on students living away from home and their parents, but $200 or so for tenant insurance could be a smart purchase. Students attending university or college... read more

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Federal prosecutors using expanded powers to target terrorist propaganda web content

In the News   |   September 17, 2018

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Federal Crown prosecutors have, for the first time, used the terrorism-propaganda provision of the Criminal Code in an attempt to remove content from the internet. Under that law, authorities can seek judicial orders that oblige... read more

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Sticking points

Cartoons   |   September 17, 2018

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NAFTA talks remain stalemated over U.S. access to Canada’s dairy market and the future of the binding Chapter 19 appeal process for companies hit by duties.

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Lane change: Uber boosts Toronto R&D to speed up strategic shift

In the News   |   September 14, 2018

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Uber Technologies Inc. plans to invest as much as $200-million in Toronto engineering talent as the company aims to recast itself from ride-hailing app to one-stop mobility shop, getting options such as electric bikes and... read more

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How to verify facts

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2018

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Mark Twain once wrote, “How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and how hard it is to undo that work again!”[1] Ironically, Twain is also often cited as having said, “It is... read more

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Let’s dial back the hysteria over the ‘epidemic’ of teen vaping

In the News   |   September 13, 2018

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The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared on Wednesday that vaping is an epidemic among teenagers and vowed a severe crackdown on manufacturers and retailers if they don’t severely curtail sales to... read more

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What Air Canada’s purchase of Aeroplan means for all those points you have

Lesson Plans   |   September 13, 2018

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This article focuses on loyalty programs and the implications for the customer when things change.... read more

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Report calls for standardized math course for all student teachers in Ontario

In the News   |   September 12, 2018

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A standard, basic math course should be a requirement for elementary student teachers at all university faculties of education in Ontario, according to a report that comes after the number of children meeting provincial standards... read more

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Cartoons   |   September 10, 2018

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Watergate reporter Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House says some of the President's top advisers view him as unstable and a danger to national security.

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Topping the list of must-have school supplies: internet access

In the News   |   September 10, 2018

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This September, there are only two students in Riham Mohamed’s house, instead of three. She’s the one not going back to school: Ms. Mohamed is finally licensed as a pharmacist in Canada, able to practice... read more

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While the planet burns, our politicians fiddle

Lesson Plans   |   September 10, 2018

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This article examines the seriousness of the global issue of rampant wildfires and calls for action to address it.... read more

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What is the notwithstanding clause? Everything you need to know about Ontario’s attempts to reduce the size of Toronto city council

In the News   |   September 10, 2018

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A judge struck down the Ontario government’s law reducing the size of Toronto City Council, and now Premier Doug Ford says he will invoke Section 33 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, known as... read more

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Trudeau to pitch Canada’s work on development funding in bid for UN Security Council seat

In the News   |   September 7, 2018

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pitch his government’s efforts to unlock private-sector money needed to help meet a set of ambitious United Nations sustainable-development goals as a key part of Canada’s bid for a UN... read more

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Queen’s University parties spur new policy requiring those charged to appear in court

In the News   |   September 6, 2018

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More than 100 people are being sent to court after the first weekend of the new school year at Queen’s University under a new city pilot project aimed at controlling intoxicated crowds in public. These... read more

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