How Music Is Connected to Cultural Identity

How Music Is Connected to Cultural Identity

We can also agree that music improves the quality of life because of its soothing nature. Currently, different genres have become part of our daily endeavors. You either enjoy metal music, RnB, rock or any other genre that appeals to you. Music has a lot of significant impacts on our lives because it makes our […]

Is It Advisable to Play Music While Studying?

Is It Advisable to Play Music While Studying?

It is no secret that students usually face a lot of pressure at the end of the semester as they study for their exams. This is when they start looking for alternative study methods that are more conducive to these high-pressure situations. Utilizing music as a study tool is one way for students to traverse […]

7 Genres of Music to Help You Concentrate While Studying

7 Genres of Music to Help You Concentrate While Studying

Want to listen to music while learning? Then you should check these seven genres. It is the best option so that nothing distracts you while learning. 7 Genres of Music to Help You Concentrate While Studying The educational process requires a long focus on various aspects and paragraphs, so you should find a quiet place […]

Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use 031219

Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use  031219

Statement from Minister of Education Lisa Thompson “Ontario’s students need to be able to focus on their learning – not their cellphones. “Last fall, we launched the largest-ever consultation on education in the history of Ontario. During this consultation we heard that 97% of respondents support some form of a ban on cellphones. “Our Government […]

Ford Gov’t Focusing more on Math than Sex Ed in Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 082918

Cornwall Ontario – The Ford government just issued a release outlining the failings of our educational system which seemed to focus more on Sex Ed than Math.   It seems that many would have our education system replace parenthood (although in far too many circumstances you can’t blame them) than simply teach our kids the importance […]

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

Cornwall Ontario –   A stunning report just came out by the renowned Fraser Institute showing that the usually poorly ranking Cornwall Secondary schools all, each and every one of them plummeted in this year’s rankings. Leading the way to the bottom was St. Lawrence which ranked 708 out of 747 schools across Ontario, down 163 […]

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – One of the biggest problems in managing the school system in Ontario are the multitude of school boards and weakness of politicians to make the right decisions. Four year terms pass fast, and making a decision like closing a school or library can cost at election time as many have threatened on […]

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Locally people are fighting to save their local schools, especially in rural areas like South Glengarry, where the people supporting Char-Lan are putting up a great battle including the video below shot by students Lloyd Rozon, and Harry Tieman. The group has also created a facebook page for news and support! Here is […]

Kathleen Wynne’s Sex Ed Legislation? Positive Change or Bullying by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2015

Kathleen Wynne’s Sex Ed Legislation?  Positive Change or Bullying by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2015

CFN – Sexual Education for Ontario students has been a hot button topic recently in the media.    Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne, who is a former Education Minister and is openly gay, has been getting and giving back the rhetoric. Our world in 2015 is a much different place than even when the McGuinty government […]

Cornwall Elementary Schools Slide Further in Fraser Institute Rankings – MARCH 1, 2015

Cornwall Elementary Schools Slide Further in Fraser Institute Rankings – MARCH 1, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –  So what is the problem with our schooling in Cornwall Ontario?  Is it Liberal governments giving too much of the pie to the mighty teacher’s unions?  Is it our drinking water?  Our culture? The Fraser Institute doles out yearly rankings for Elementary and Secondary schools across in Ontario and we’ve slumped again […]