Day: October 8, 2013

Celebrate the International Day of the Girl #PlanCanadaGirl

I want all of my children to grow up to be healthy, happy and productive members of society. I want them all to know that they can be or do anything that they put their minds to. I worry about this more with my daughter, because girls are often faced with more obstacles. Girls and women face more poverty, more violence and receive less education around the world. There is still an expectation that women will get married and have children, and even our career choices can be somewhat gender based. If my daughter wants to be a nurse...

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Paying for Private School: Government Grants, Tax Breaks, Fundraisers

Article by:  Jake Roth for OurKids.net, Canada’s trusted source for camps and schools. Think independent school is right for your child but not sure if you can afford it? Many schools offer financial aid to parents that may come in the form of a loan or straight tuition relief – tuition reduction that comes from a fund set up for just that reason. If you have already applied to a private school and are looking for financial aid, check out Laurie Blum’s book on the subject: Free Money for Private Schools. Whether you already have a plan in place...

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