Political awareness

What's the risk of a global recession? [Video - 7:22] (2011)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

This video is part of a series dealing with a variety of financial issues, and features an interview with Sadiq Adatia, chief investment officer with Sun Life Global Investments, recorded in November 2011.

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2013-09-24

Falling voter turnout: Is it linked to diminished civics education? (2006)

Lessons in Learning – January 18, 2006

Canada is one of many industrialized countries to see voter participation rates drop since 1990. Recent analyses suggest that the drop in voter participation is largely the result of very low turnout on election day among young voters.

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2013-04-25

How To Kit - Northwest Territories General Election (2003)

Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating for learners who are not familiar with the process. This Election How to Kit includes literacy activities that instructors can do with adult learners to help them learn about the election process.

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2008-02-20

Policy Internships and Fellowships (2003)

Bringing the Policy Dialogue Between Voluntary Organizations and the Federal Government

This is a report on a pilot program initiated by the Capacity Joint Table of the Voluntary Sector Initiative, namely the Policy Internships and Fellowships (PIAF) Pilot Program.

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2007-04-10

Literacy - For a Life of Learning! (2006)

A Collaborative Process Toward A Proposed Literacy Policy For All Albertans

The collective experience and wisdom of approximately 30 Albertans who work as Learners, Leaders and Professionals in the Literacy field came together to develop and put forward a new policy for all Albertans that recognizes and affirms the need for all citizens to have the literacy skills required to participate fully in society.

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2006-08-15

Consultations on the Government of Canada's Proposal to Establish a Canadian Learning Institute (2003)

This report outlines the views expressed over the course of consultations done in early 2003. The consultations were regarding the broad parameters of a proposed Canadian Learning Institute, including knowledge and information needs, mandate and organizational structure.

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2006-08-10

Adult Education for Abundance and Liberty for All (2006)

Celebrating 40 Years of the Adult Education and Literacy System of the United States

The author discusses 40 years of Adult Education in the United States. This year, they celebrate 40 years of Adult Literacy and Literacy System that was created by the Adult Education Act of 1966, and which continues today as Title 2: The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

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2006-07-25

Election 2006: Literacy Action Kit (2005)

This 2006 Literacy Action Kit provides the information you need to make an informed vote, as well as tools you can use to make literacy an election issue in your riding.

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2006-01-16

Election 2006: Interactive On-line Tools (2005)

This Election Study Kit includes interactive on-line literacy activities that voting-age learners can do around the election period. There are suggestions for activities that will help learners:
- make informed decisions about the election
- make their voices and votes count
- develop their vocabulary and concepts about elections and democracy

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2006-01-16

Between the Life of the Mind and the World of Action: Explorations into Consciousness, Pedagogy, Politics, and Scientific Philosophy in Adult Literacy Education (2005)

What follows is a bibliographic review of the author's online and print based articles and book chapters from 1993-2004 on various facets of the pedagogy, politics, and science of adult literacy education.

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2005-11-09

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