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JFK and my mom both would have turned 100 this week: how much has changed, how much has not

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born 100 years ago this Monday and my mother, Clare Wood Currie, was born 100 years ago this coming Sunday. When JFK was assassinated in 1963 – the shot that stunned a country and most of … Continue reading

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Réflexion sur l’éducation au Nouveau-Brunswick

Note: Another post in French. I’m taking French lessons again, and I find that trying to write my thoughts in French is a great way to practice. You should give it a try! Following on from my previous “Thoughts on … Continue reading

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Gender parity in science, technology, and beyond: another rebuttal to Margaret Wente

I’ve been told that columnists like the Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente are encouraged to present controversial opinions in the hopes of increasing readership.  I can assure the G&M that nobody I know buys the Globe to find out what … Continue reading

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Where are all the girls in ICT – and why does it matter?

As I ran along our local trail this morning, re-establishing some semblance of a running schedule, I noticed that our town’s trail and landscape maintenance crews were out in full force and that most of the maintenance “men” were young women. … Continue reading

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