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What happens when your son tells you he's really a girl - Macleans.ca

What happens when your son tells you he's really a girl - Macleans.ca | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Inside the families embracing the new world of gender variance
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Hit the Trails with the Whole Family • Hamilton Halton Brant

Hit the Trails with the Whole Family • Hamilton Halton Brant | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Two days to introduce little feet to the fun of hiking through Hamilton Halton Brant's conservation areas.
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Christian summer camp alumni fight to end anti-gay staff policy

Christian summer camp alumni fight to end anti-gay staff policy | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
A group of alumni from one of Ontario's largest Christian summer camps is fighting to end an anti-gay policy that requires staff to condemn "homosexual and lesbian sexual conduct" if a camper asks them about it.
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Quebec Cree’s campaign to save ancestral forest goes global

Quebec Cree’s campaign to save ancestral forest goes global | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
The Quebec government sent the nation a letter last month inviting leaders to set out their expectations for protecting hunting ground in the Broadback Forest, according to Deputy Chief Mandy Gull
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Fort William First Nation accepts non-Indigenous man as full member

Fort William First Nation accepts non-Indigenous man as full member | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
‘He belongs,’ Fort William band councillor says of decision to formally embrace Damien Lee, a man who grew up in the community
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New series The Story of Us is not the story of Canada

New series The Story of Us is not the story of Canada | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
From ignoring francophones to breezing over First Nations, the show illuminates how impossible it is to impose a single storyline of our country’s rich history
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Augie Merasty: 86, homeless and a first-time author

Augie Merasty: 86, homeless and a first-time author | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
He has been a lot of things: father, son, outdoorsman: Now he is also the voice of a generation of residential-school survivors
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Was There an Upside to Residential Schools

Was There an Upside to Residential Schools | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Canadians need to explore and understand the truth about residential schools and search for reconciliation within themselves and their fellow Canadians
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Stop hating Sir John A. Macdonald (and other history lessons)

Stop hating Sir John A. Macdonald (and other history lessons) | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Canada is suffering from a rampant myopic urge to erase the entirety of its history. Why it’s time to stop the attacks on our past.
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The trouble behind Canada’s failed First Nations water plants

The trouble behind Canada’s failed First Nations water plants | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
A Globe and Mail study reveals the stories behind three of Canada’s most troubled on-reserve water treatment plants
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The changing face of retirement in Canada - Macleans.ca

The changing face of retirement in Canada - Macleans.ca | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
We’re living and staying active longer. That means some people might want to work longer, just to stay busy.
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My son asked me a question—and I felt the pain of the '60s Scoop again - Macleans.ca

My son asked me a question—and I felt the pain of the '60s Scoop again - Macleans.ca | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
As an Indigenous filmmaker, I witnessed—and felt keenly, myself—the unique, hard-to-explain heartbreak caused by the '60s Scoop
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Some tips for banishing the five thieves of happiness

Some tips for banishing the five thieves of happiness | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Happiness is an inner feeling, a natural state, but unfortunately we can often prevent ourselves from enjoying it, John Izzo outlines in his book
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The powerful presence of Malala Yousafzai - Macleans.ca

The powerful presence of Malala Yousafzai - Macleans.ca | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
On her visit to Parliament Hill, Canada's newest honorary citizen was cheeky, charming and a compelling voice for her cause
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Fort William First Nation Chief to discuss status expansion with Ottawa

Fort William First Nation Chief to discuss status expansion with Ottawa | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
First Nation leader Peter Collins touts the ‘right to self-determination’ and says Ottawa should no longer determine who gets status
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Will a late-night snack sabotage your weight-loss regimen?

Will a late-night snack sabotage your weight-loss regimen? | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Growing evidence suggests that weight gain is not just about calorie intake: Timing of meals can also make a difference
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Alcohol and assault: What all young women need to know

Alcohol and assault: What all young women need to know | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Teaching young women to have respect for booze is not an exercise in victim blaming – it’s empowering them to manage risk
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Ojibway author Richard Wagamese found salvation in stories

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese found salvation in stories | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
He was homeless, alcoholic and on drugs until he discovered a library that offered shelter, warmth and all the books he could read
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The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir

The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Image courtesy of Prince Albert Herald
This post is sponsored by the University of Regina Press
WANT TO GET A HEAD START ON RECONCILIATION?

Teach your students the story of a survivor.

Last October, the Truth and Reconciliatio
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Book Review: The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir

Book Review: The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Providing Anishinabek News to the community. Anishinabek include Odawa, Ojibway, Pottawatomi, Delaware, Chippewa, Algonquin and Mississauga peoples who occupy territories from Fort William First Nation in the northwest, along the north shores of Lakes Superior and Huron to Pikwakanagan in the Ottawa Valley, and across central and southern Ontario to Aamjiwnaang First Nation near Sarnia
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Learning to say ‘no’ after alcohol becomes your main support system

Learning to say ‘no’ after alcohol becomes your main support system | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
Being a functional alcoholic, Kristen Pyszczyk writes, is no fun at all
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Should schools welcome cell phones in class? - Macleans.ca

Should schools welcome cell phones in class? - Macleans.ca | Professional Learning for Barb | Scoop.it
New evidence suggests schools should stop fighting technological tide and find ways to incorporate cellphones into schools
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