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Harper should listen to Canada’s police chiefs on tickets for pot smoking

Harper should listen to Canada’s police chiefs on tickets for pot smoking | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
It may be a matter of semantics, but the recommendation from the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police could be a way of finding a workable middle ground in the heated and drawn-out debate over the decriminalization of pot...
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Year-round schooling coming to Windsor - Windsor - CBC News

Year-round schooling coming to Windsor - Windsor - CBC News | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
Greater Essex District School Board is closer to instituting the pilot project of sending elementary students to school nearly all year long.
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Time to end the eight-week summer holiday

Time to end the eight-week summer holiday | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
Shorter breaks would help communities and rejig how schools think about teaching
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'Butt' flickers face hefty fines after Illinois litter law takes effect

'Butt' flickers face hefty fines after Illinois litter law takes effect | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
Beginning Jan. 1, you’ll face up to a $1,500 fine in Illinois if caught flicking a cigarette butt out the car window, onto the ground or anywhere in public.
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Police chiefs suggest tickets for pot possession instead of criminal charges

Police chiefs suggest tickets for pot possession instead of criminal charges | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
Delegates to the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police annual meeting have passed a resolution that says officers need more “enforcement options” to deal with people caught with pot.
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This Is Your Brain on Summer

This Is Your Brain on Summer | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
To keep students from forgetting over the summer what they’ve learned, we should improve summer school.
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Rooftop farming gains high ground in Montreal

Rooftop farming gains high ground in Montreal | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs win acclaim with their greenhouse atop a commercial building in Montreal. But starting a farm in the sky is more difficult than you’d think
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Sneaking up on bad guys in the Arctic

Sneaking up on bad guys in the Arctic | PolicyWeek | Scoop.it
An experimental $620,000 stealth snowmobile has undergone preliminary testing. When do we get the stealth Sea-Doos and high-speed canoes?
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