What value is Public Education?

The question deserves some context of course. There are some who feel the system is struggling under government intervention intended to keep one group of politicians in power by managing to hold on to a large socially liberal voting base. The criticism is that by capitulating to union demands and the apparent ensuing soaring labour
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    It doesn’t matter if the mayor oversees a large urban centre, regional district or a small rural area, the role is the same, but the priorities are more locally centred. And the compensation varies. The mayor is not an emperor, the single arbiter of public safety, or princess charming looking after her flock
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Gardens like these are not from some magical seeds dropped from the heavens of grateful families: After the exemplary design and planning of the Horticulture Therapist Lynn Leach and the entire Horticultural Therapy Program as funded by St. Joseph’s Lifecare Foundation,  they are ably assisted by volunteers. And the volunteers, 190 strong, along with staff
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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! As many Town Criers from across Ontario ring their bells in celebration, Nine North was conceived in Downtown Brantford. Traditional Asian dishes are a delight for North Americans and Brantford now has one of the finest, Nine North, right next to the Sanderson Centre for The Performing Arts, at 86 Dalhousie Street. The
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‘Triage’ is a system to identify priorities for determining which patients are the  most in need of care. For the hospital itself…the process is the same. When presented with a critical patient, first you have to stop the bleeding. The Brant Community healthcare system has been in a desperate financial position, inherited over the past
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You would think that such a significant milestone for Downtown Brantford would be a happy-happy event. BUT… the 10th Anniversary of the opening of Harmony Square began with cries screamed and echoed across the square, from balconies and businesses! Our Town Crier, David McKee, and his wife Betty Jean brought all these loud people to
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The South Dumfries Community Centre was filled with over a hundred well-wishers on May 11th, as the big sign reveal celebrated the Nixon family for their contributions in provincial and federal politics in Brant over 70 years and three generations.   Harry Nixon served in the Mitchell/Hepburn provincial legislatures starting in 1919 and he became Ontario
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