Scarborough Academy for Technological, Environmental and Computer Education
Monday 23rd of October 2017

(1) University Visit
Which university has the lowest tuition in Canada?? AND is a good university? AND is far, far away? MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY of NEWFOUNDLAND! Here Friday!
F. Mcvannell

(2) Porter Press
The Porter Press is meeting in room 109 at lunch today. Bring your articles!
S. Announcements

M. Krochmalnek

(4) Job Opportunities
Looking for a job?
Contact Imam Uddin at Neighbourhood Link
at 416 691 7407 ext. 208.
F. Mcvannell

(5) Respect our school and community
When in the community demonstrate respect by throwing away your garbage and recycling.
K. Stadnyk

(6) Playwriting
If you are interested in play writing, come by room 105 on Tuesday at the beginning of lunch for a quick info session.
S. Announcements

Visit to view announcements

Visit to view announcements

Liberal government to boost Canada child benefit payments: sources   The federal government will announce plans to boost payments made to families under the Canada child benefit program on Tuesday, CBC News has learned. Some 600,000 refugees later, Ottawa digs in on dealing with Myanmar on Rohingya crisis   Ottawa's approach to Myanmar might include expressions of concern, frank phone calls with civilian and military leaders, but not drastic ruptures, ruling out actions such as revoking Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary Canadian citizenship — at least for now. New U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft says she believes 'both sides' of climate science   Kelly Craft begins her job as U.S. ambassador to Canada today at a time of delicate diplomatic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement. 'It's not a coercive law,' Quebec says amid criticism over face-covering ban   The Quebec government's new face-covering law will be approached with "common sense," a spokesperson for the province's justice minister says, amid criticism, protests and confusion over how the rules will be applied. Former CTV broadcaster Steve Vogelsang accused of robbing 2 Alberta banks   Former Winnipeg broadcast personality Steve Vogelsang has been charged with two counts of robbery involving separate bank incidents in Alberta. British-American Putin critic behind Magnitsky Act says U.S. visa revoked   Republicans and Democrats demanded answers from the U.S. government after British-American financier William Browder, who lobbied heavily for a law targeting Russian officials over human rights, said his visa was revoked. Dalhousie urged to let political speech 'flourish' amid Facebook post controversy   Dalhousie law professors and senators are among those voicing support for the student who is facing disciplinary action over a Facebook post that expressed her frustration with Canada 150 celebrations. As Bank of Canada ponders another rate hike, survey suggests many are really feeling the last ones   As the Bank of Canada prepares to announce its latest decision on interest rates, a new survey suggests a growing number of Canadians think they would be in financial trouble if rates go up again. Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer John Franklin   Britain will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, according to a statement from that country's defence ministry. Quebec TV personality Julie Snyder files sexual misconduct complaint against Gilbert Rozon   Julie Snyder is the latest — and most high-profile person yet — to come forward with allegations of sexual assault or harassment against the founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival, Gilbert Rozon. 'They have access to your entire identity': TD Bank insider blows whistle on work being moved to India   A TD Bank employee is speaking out because she's concerned that customers have no idea their private information — everything from their home address and phone number to chequing and savings accounts, lines of credit and mortgages — is being shared with offshore workers. New chemical cocktails found in Hudson Bay polar bears   New tests have found a wide range of previously undiscovered contaminants in polar bears around Hudson Bay. EPA keeps agency scientists from speaking on climate change at conference   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event in a move condemned by researchers and Democratic members of Congress as an attempt by the agency to silence a discussion of climate change. Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call   The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between Donald Trump and a Florida representative says the phone call from the president left her angry and crying. New Arctic coast highway has Tuktoyaktuk residents both 'excited' and 'concerned'   By mid-November, a 137-km all-season road will permanently connect Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik, opening up the isolated hamlet in a way it never has been before. Fewer than a quarter of military sex assault trials result in guilty verdicts: DND figures   The military's rate of conviction in cases of sexual assault is well below the civilian system, despite a high-profile campaign to root out abuse and misconduct. Roughly 23 per cent of the sex assault charges levelled over three years has ended with a guilty verdict, according to figures compiled by CBC News. 'Most unusual': Doctors baffled by disorder that causes patient to sweat blood   Doctors in Italy recently treated a patient with a condition that caused her to sweat blood from her face and from the palms of her hands. There are those who question whether hematohidrosis exists, but a Canadian medical historian says it's extremely rare but legitimate. 4 parties vying for federal byelection win in battleground Quebec   The Conservatives, New Democrats, Liberals and Bloc Québécois are all hoping for a strong performance in the Lac-Saint-Jean byelection on Monday, as voters cast their ballots in two ridings in Quebec and Alberta. Environment Canada scales back Arctic climate measurements due to short staffing   Canada's northernmost federal weather and research station is scaling back some environmental measurements and may suspend others for six months due to a staff shortage, CBC News has learned. Scientists say that will leave a permanent gap in records needed to understand global climate change. Canadian consumers are paying the price for Ottawa's aerospace subsidies   Ottawa justifies its actions citing the national interest; subsidy-backed growth – we are told – benefits all Canadians. Unless of course, other countries follow suit. That's when our politicians sing a different tune.