Tuition and the Province of Quebec

A Summit of Higher Education is taking place over the next few days here in Quebec. The ideas that have arisen are it should be an open discussion seeking solutions, but unfortunately many feel it is just an exercise or an opportunity to showcase university presidents for…

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Is Using A Smartphone Emasculating? Google’s Brin Thinks So

Sergey Brin described using a smart phone as an emasculating experience during a conference yesterday. He was comparing the use of a smart phone with Google’s upcoming Glass ( Think smartphone meets shades) release. More then likely this was a throw away line, but being the busy body…

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Make Hazing Stop: A Plea for Support Against Hazing and Bullying

Social Justice Solutions is about hearing the voices of those working within, and influenced by, the broad spectrum of social justice issues. One of the issues SJS writers have written about is bullying, which is why when the below email came to our attention we felt the urge to share. While…

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Exhibit: I Dream of Congo…

I came across a brief write-up on an exhibition that took place this past week in London, England on a Canadian Healthcare site of all places.   It made me pause and look further and I am glad I did.
The exhibition titled: “I Dream of Congo: Narratives from the Great Lakes” was a 5…

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Update: NYS Safe Act And Social Worker Responsiblity

A message from NASW in regard to The NYS Safe Act and social worker responsiblity:
Open Ice – Social workers across the state have registered a number of concerns with the Chapter in relation to the recently passed gun control legislation that names LCSW’s as one of four professions…

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Community is the Heart of Social Work

The love I have for community is what makes me drawn to social work. It is difficult to say any one thing that leads me to this profession. It more or less, came to me. By taking a personal interest on the injustices of our world and an internal drive to fight for the oppressed, I learned about…

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It’s Time for a Conversation on Healthcare

America is the only developed country where people can lose their home, or die because they do not have health coverage. If that statement does not outrage you, then read it again. We can have the type of society we want. However, many of us are not happy with the society we have.  One of the…

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Introduction to Palliative Care

Conferences, workshops, and lectures are all important to attend either as a professional or as a student.
This past Thursday, I attended an Introduction to Palliative Care conference through a local government health clinic. As a professional who works with older adults, and is witnessing the…

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Best Parental Leave Around the World

Women have been increasing in the workforce because having a one family income is no longer enough; and because women enjoy and want to work. This created a need for assistance with child care, reproduction and family leave. Women who become pregnant have to take substantial time off work for…

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