Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

Tweet from Buffy Hamilton (@buffyjhamilton) don’t become a teacher…

Buffy Hamilton (@buffyjhamilton) 2013-04-11 9:30 AM A Warning to Young People: Don’t Become a Teacher huff.to/16NR29L via @HuffPostPol This is a huge issue! Without strong talented supported public educators we set up a climate for fascism. Democracy requires literate thoughtful … Continue reading

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Rate My Hospital: Kelowna General Hospital – CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/features/ratemyhospital/profiles/kelowna-general-hospital/ Type of hospital: Large Community Number of patients: 21,203 Average length of stay: 6.66 days C. difficile infections: 8.5 MRSA infections: 2.8 ER wait time: Not available Single-bed rooms: Unknown Care provided by registered nurses: Unknown Use of electronic … Continue reading

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Rehtaeh rape case: Why do these keep happening? – Slate Magazine

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2013/04/rehtaeh_parsons_rape_case_why_do_these_keep_happening.2.html It’s not a question with a short answer, but in a case like this, law enforcement and the signals it sends matter. In Canada, as in many states in the U.S., posting a photo of an alleged rape of … Continue reading

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Dad shattered over death of Rehtaeh Parsons -Fathers against rape.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/04/10/ns-reteah-parsons-father.html “She died struggling to live, much as she spent the last 18 months,” he wrote. “We went to counselling together. Sometimes I was the driver, sometimes the father, sometimes the counsellor.”(CBCNEWS) Despite a year of therapy and loving parents, … Continue reading

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