Search for "New France"
Physical Education (Kinesiology)
Kinesiology, a branch of the educational curricula of every province in Canada which originated with a variety of forms of activity and concepts such as drill, calisthenics, gymnastics, physical training and physical culture.
In both the US and Canada parents are free to choose to send their children to the state-run public SCHOOL SYSTEM or to a variety of private fee-paying schools.
Mount Saint Vincent University
Mount Saint Vincent University, HALIFAX, was founded in 1873 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul as a women's academy.
Manitoba Schools Question
The struggle over the rights of francophones in Manitoba to receive an education in their mother tongue and their religion is regarded as one of the most important “school crises” in Canadian history, with major short-term and long-term consequences.
Palaeontology is the study of fossils, gives us knowledge of past life, helps us understand the nature of ancient organisms and provides information about the composition of the biomass of past times.
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto is Canada’s largest university. Situated in present-day Toronto, its origins go back as far as 1827. Over the course of its history, the university has trained many famous Canadian personalities. Today, the university has more than 93,000 students studying in over 80 departments.
The sick day scam
Costly sick-day banks and chronic absenteeism. It’s time to rein in this public sector perk.
Music education in Canada has progressed from rustic beginnings in the colonial period to the present time when music training is available both for amateurs and professionals, and, indeed, is an increasingly important facet of general education.
University of King's College
University of King's College, Halifax, is Canada's oldest chartered university.
Dominican University College
Established in Ottawa in 1900, the Dominican University College (formerly the Dominican College of Philosophy and Theology) was recognized in 1909 as a centre of higher learning of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) in Canada.
Canada's University System Ailing
AS A RULE OF THUMB, it's rarely a good idea for governments to play Hood Robin: taking money from the poor so they can spend it on the rich. Yet that's what the government of Quebec is doing as it sets university tuition fees.
Alex Polowin (Primary Source)
Alex Polowin was a Lithuanian-Jewish Canadian who served in the Royal Canadian Navy on HMCS Huron, a Tribal class destroyer. Polowin escorted convoys to Murmasnk to supply the Soviets, hunted down the battleship Scharnhorst, and supported the amphibious invasion of Normandy in 1944. Listen to Polowin describe his motivations for enlisting in the Navy and the operations in which he took part.
Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.
University of British Columbia
In 1920 honours courses, extension services and summer sessions were introduced, and McGill's Victoria College in Victoria became an affiliate of the university. In 1925 UBC moved to its permanent site on the Vancouver campus. Expansion of the campus was virtually at a standstill during the 1930s.
Celebrating Thirty Years of the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
The following is an abridged excerpt from Unheard Of: Memoirs of a Canadian Composer by John Beckwith. (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial currently has 4 campuses, including the main campus in St John's. Grenfell College was opened in 1976 in Corner Brook on the island's west coast.
University of Windsor
University Crunch for Double Cohort
IT'S 2:45 on a soggy September afternoon in downtown Toronto, and the cab driver is scratching his head. For five minutes straight, we've been stuck - smack dab - between two big yellow school buses: one dead ahead of us, one right behind, going nowhere fast. Now it's 2:50.
Simon Fraser University
SFU's academic programs emphasize an interdisciplinary approach to traditional and newer disciplines, and the university operates year-round on a trimester system.
Elsewhere in Canada, particularly after Confederation, Latin and Greek, tenacious factors in secondary-school class offerings until WWII, were taught along Victorian and Edwardian disciplinarian lines favoured in English and Scottish universities and schools.