«Elementary» column

School vs. Life

February 17th, 2015; By Sharifa Campbell-Hogg

When you  make the move to junior high and high school, everyone seems to think that there is no way to balance both having a social life and excelling in […]

Reasons to Use Kids Help Phone

February 17th, 2015; By Kathleen Gerry

Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous resource that is there for you 24/7. Its purpose is to give young people someone to talk to when they feel they have […]

Paying It Forward

February 17th, 2015; By Amanda Desouza

I recently heard about someone in a Tim Horton’s drive-thru paying for the coffee of the driver behind them. I thought it was such a nice thing to do for […]

Dream Job: Hockey Player

February 17th, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Many people dream of being a famous sports star when they grow up, but not everyone achieves that dream. Have you ever wanted to become a star in a sport […]

Dream Job: Ice Cream Taster

January 31st, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Imagine a job where you could get paid to eat your favourite food all day. Could anything like that be real? Working as an ice cream taster, for example, sounds […]

Working with Nature: Park Rangers

January 31st, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Every year, people across Canada go to visit national or provincial parks. They go hiking or camping, and they spend time walking in the forests or swimming in the lakes. […]

Why Do I Have to Take Social Studies?

January 19th, 2015; By Carly Wignes

Why do cars in Canada drive on the right side of the road while cars in England drive on the left? Why does Canada have a Prime Minister while the […]