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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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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

Lesson Plans   |   January 17, 2018

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John Ibbitson argues that President Trump (at least from his own point of view) had a very successful first year in office. In an editorial a day later entitled If you think Trump is bad... read more

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Bank of Canada hikes interest rate again, but warns of NAFTA fallout

In the News   |   January 18, 2018

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The Bank of Canada is shifting its focus to NAFTA’s possible demise as it ponders what comes next after pushing its key interest rate to the highest level since the last recession. The central bank... read more

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Down the drain

Cartoons   |   January 18, 2018

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Donald Trump has taken political rhetoric to new lows with his vulgar characterisation of certain countries that are sources of immigrants.

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Liberal government to announce new ‘responsible enterprise’ watchdog

In the News   |   January 17, 2018

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The Liberal government is increasing pressure on Canadian companies to respect human rights abroad with the launch of a new ombudsperson focused on corporate social responsibility. The office will also be given investigative powers and... read more

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The year so far in interest rates: Savers 1, Borrowers 0

In the News   |   January 16, 2018

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This year is already shaping up as the most eventful in a decade for interest-rate watchers. The country is zeroing-in on Wednesday’s Bank of Canada announcement as an indicator of what’s ahead for rates. But... read more

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Video: Carrick Talks Money: What to do to prepare for an interest rate rise

Videos   |   January 15, 2018

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Personal finance columnist Rob Carrick says an interest rate rise is looking more and more likely. He offers several ideas to reduce the impact on your finances.... read more

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Monumental developments

Cartoons   |   January 15, 2018

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Amid speculation that Oprah Winfrey will seek to replace Donald Trump in the White House, people are wondering which celebrity will be next.

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Teaching New Canadians

Research & Findings   |   January 15, 2018

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Every year Canada welcomes 300,000 newcomers and many of them will be populating your classrooms. We start the new year with a focus on advice and resources that could help you meet the challenges involved... read more

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Canada’s navy has ‘capability’ to help enforce North Korea sanctions: Vance

In the News   |   January 15, 2018

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Canada’s top general says the Royal Canadian Navy has the “capability” to help enforce United Nations sanctions against North Korea if asked to do so at Tuesday’s foreign ministers summit in Vancouver. U.S. Secretary of... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson one)

Lesson Plans   |   January 12, 2018

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The article is a series of case studies on small businesses across Canada. There are two lessons related to this one article. This is lesson one.... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson two)

Lesson Plans   |   January 12, 2018

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The article is a series of case studies on small businesses across Canada. There are two lessons related to this one article. This is lesson two.... read more

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A curriculum of their own

In the News   |   January 12, 2018

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As number of Indigenous grads grows, so do calls for funding and programs that reflect the history of their communities. It’s a cold, late November afternoon at Trent University – the kind of cold that... read more

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Carrick Talks Money: What's the best way to invest in ETFs as a beginner?

Videos   |   January 11, 2018

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Personal Finance columnist Rob Carrick encourages the use of robo-advisers to cut through the complexity of getting started investing in Exchange Traded Funds.... read more

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Anger brews in Cobourg over Tim Hortons' response to Ontario minimum wage

In the News   |   January 11, 2018

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Tim Hortons in the town of Cobourg has become ground zero for public anger in Ontario since New Year’s, when local owners cut workers’ benefits after a hike in the provincial minimum wage. On Wednesday,... read more

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Salvadorans facing possible deportation from U.S. not looking to Canada: Hussen

In the News   |   January 10, 2018

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Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the nearly 200,000 Salvadorans facing possible deportation from the United States under a recent Trump administration order do not want to come to Canada, playing down concerns of another possible... read more

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We need to talk about bad management

Lesson Plans   |   January 10, 2018

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This article examines how widespread bad management truly is and how we need to have a realistic look at ourselves to see the potential we have to be bad managers ourselves.  ... read more

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