Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Sidebar-1" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-1". Manually set the id to "sidebar-1" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /home/erikacon/public_html/tapc.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4139

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Sidebar-2" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-2". Manually set the id to "sidebar-2" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /home/erikacon/public_html/tapc.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4139

Notice: add_custom_image_header is deprecated since version 3.4.0! Use add_theme_support( 'custom-header', $args ) instead. in /home/erikacon/public_html/tapc.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3831
2008 December | TAPC - Part 2

Archive for December, 2008

Red Islands

Published by under Governance

In recent years, the day after every national election, the Toronto Red Star has published maps of the Ontario results. Ridings in which Conservative candidates won were appropriately coloured blue and ridings where Liberal or NDP candidates won were appropriately coloured variants of red; ie. deep pink or coral respectively. The October 2008 election map […]

No responses yet

Education: by John Hart November 24, 2008

Published by under Education

As in so many other fields, Liberal policy regarding public education is determined not by solid research but by misguided political correctness. Cases in point: Class Size Everyone “knows” that reducing the size of classes will improve student achievement. It goes without saying that with more individual attention, a student’s marks must improve. Only thing […]

No responses yet

Ontario Lags on GDP

Published by under Economics

November 25, 2008 Ontario lags almost all its North American peers in prosperity and has shown little improvement this decade, a new task force report concludes. A report by the province’s Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress says the province ranked 14th out of 16 regions in North America in terms of per […]

No responses yet

Goodbye, Charlie Brown. Hello, Bart Simpson

Published by under Education

Students once identified with Schulz’s patient, hard-working also-ran. But today, everyone expects recognition–even if they failCollege and university professors across the country had some fun this past week forwarding to one another a National Post news item regarding the era of entitled students. Ellen Greenberger, a research professor of psychology and social behaviour at the […]

No responses yet

« Newer Entries