Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Back to School Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Back to School Advisory

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Back to school advisory


Summer isn't over but we're already preparing for Back to School! Our package kicked off this week and will continue through August. Here is a quick look at our plans. Please note they could change depending on news developments. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Scott at


Back-To-School-Spending: The falling loonie is expected to help boost the bottom lines of Canadian retailers heading into the back-to-school season. There will be an expected four per cent increase in back-to-school spending in Canada this year, according to global professional services firm Ernst & Young. 490 words. By Lauren La Rose. PHOTO. AUDIO. Moved Aug. 4 Business and Lifestyles.

Back-To-School-Videos: No need to wait until September to get ready to return to class. From trying out new hairstyles and nail designs or even scouting out other people's purchases, school-themed informational and instructional videos are growing in popularity. By Lauren La Rose. 480 words. PHOTO. Moved Lifestyles Aug. 6.

Money-Monitor-Back-to-School - As students prepare to make the leap from high school to college or university, many may find themselves confronting some tough, new lessons outside the classroom. Alexandra Posadzki takes a look how to make kids more financially literate. PHOTOS. VIDEO. Moved Business and Lifestyles.


SHOP ONLINE - Consumer surveys conducted by Google reveal many Canadian students will be flocking online for their back-to-school shopping What's more, mobile is playing a larger role in how people search for information in advance of making key purchases. By Lauren La Rose. PHOTO. Moves Business and Lifestyles.

BACKWARDS TEACHING - Liam Casey examines this new trend in the classroom. Moves National and Lifestyles.

BEYONCE 101? - The University of Waterloo is offering a new course on Beyonce this year. Lifestyle reporter Lauren La Rose looks at the merits of some eyebrow-raising courses offered at universities in Canada. …

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