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Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.
Campus Mag
Teenage motherhood has generally been associated with negative and long-term socioeconomic consequences for women, but it does not necessarily condemn them to a life in low income, according to a new study, released by Statistics Canada on May 23, 2008. (Full Story)
By Véronik Talbot, student
What makes a good teacher? Academic training? Knowledge? Or skills as a communicator? According to several specialists, while a teacher’s qualifications are important, communication skills are just as crucial. Even if a teacher is entirely familiar with the material to be taught and passionate about the subject, he or she must be able to pass on the knowledge clearly and in a structured manner to allow students to understand and integrate it. (Full Story)
By Gerrit Beger

WISMAR, Germany – Young people from Group of 8 industrialized countries and the developing world, as well as German federal and state government officials, have gathered here for the Junior 8 Summit – the international youth conference with an agenda that parallels the G8 Summit. (Full Story)

Latest European youth week urges young people to lay down their wishlist for tomorrow's EU. From 3 to 10 June, the EU is holding its third European youth week. After the success of the 2003 and 2005 versions, young people across the continent are being called on once more for their thoughts on the European project. (Full Story)
By Véronik Talbot, student
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, arts students at the Collège de Saint-Laurent were asked to create work on the theme of cultural diversity and identity. Organized in collaboration with Tolerance.ca® as part of the series on the diversity of values and religious beliefs, published on its Web site, the exhibition lasted a week and drew hundreds of visitors. Close to 40 students attended the opening. Victor Teboul, director of Tolerance.ca®, spoke at the opening to congratulate the participants. Also present were François La Bissonnière, a member of Tolerance.ca® and professor in the French Department at Collège de Saint-Laurent, and Ariane Bureau, project director. Véronick Talbot of Tolerance.ca® met with the participants. (Full Story)
Montréal—To mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Tolerance.ca ®, the Tolerance Webzine, is joining forces with Vanier College, Collège de Saint-Laurent and the University of Sudbury to celebrate the wealth in diversity. Lively presentations, thought-provoking discussions and an exhibition of outstanding images are on the program for March 16 and 21. The events are organized jointly by the staff of the participating institutions and professors who are members of Tolerance.ca ®. (Full Story)
By Miriam Rabkin, Contributor to Tolerance.ca®
Montreal - Stephen Lewis, past Canadian ambassador to the United Nations and Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, addressed a room of over 500 people, mostly students, on Monday, January 16th at Concordia University. Invited by SHOUT (Students Helping Others Understand Tolerance), Lewis spoke about a number of issues that worry himin an articulate and engaging manner, keeping a cynical and pointed sense of humour throughout his speech. (Full Story)
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