Friesen: There is more than one way that I learn

By: Rita Friesen

myWestman.ca

We all learn best in a style suited to our nature and personality. It seems unfair that one type of person learns by osmosis by simply absorbing knowledge.

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Waddell: Cuts to the Corp

By: Ken Waddell

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is in the news again. They have laid off 600 staff and cut their budget extensively.

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Jackman-Atkinson: New form of illiteracy

By: Kate Jackman-Atkinson

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For the newspaper industry, literacy is an important topic. Without literacy, we would be unable to exist. For those who struggle with reading and comprehension, picking up a paper isn’t a relaxing or enjoyable experience. 

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Friesen: ‘An hour’ that caused our soul to grow

By: Rita Friesen

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It had been a busy day – a good day – in that I had accomplished my objectives, but it was tiring. Taking the edge off my delight was the painful fact that, despite warning twinges, I had over-extended my back muscles (picking up a pair of shoes) and those wonderful lower back spasms (sciatica) returned.

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Jackman-Atkinson: The past and future

By: Kate Jackman-Atkinson

myWestman.ca

Few issues are of greater importance to Canadians than employment.  We care about health care, education and infrastructure, but mostly, we care about being able to earn an income and that means we care about jobs.

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