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By now most of us are aware of the shameful behaviour of Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., a multinational corporation. Until recently it was the employer of about 450 workers in London, Ontario.

The Workers' Educational Association of Canada (WEA) has been a champion of free, public education for adults since its beginning in 1918.

In the last issue of Learning Curves, an article, which I wrote The new, new economy, described how citizens around the world

In the last few years, we have been increasingly made aware that Canada needs skilled tradesmen, perhaps more than it needs the lawyers or dentists that parents want their children to become.

According to a report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives titled Degrees of Uncertainty:

Since coming to power in Ottawa, the Conservative government has made a number of changes to the legislation governing many aspects of immigration.

Most of us probably agree with the playwright Tom Stoppard that “Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” Nobody wants to get old, but as has often been pointed out, it sure beats the alternative!

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