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All the best for the new academic year!

As summer winds down, I would like to wish you well as you welcome your students back from the summer holidays. If you are teaching economics, you know that current events are bringing attention to the subject. The renegotiation of … Continue reading

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The Ides of March

We live in interesting times. The financial crisis of 2008 led to rounds of central bank quantitative easing and interest rate cutting which were intended to bail out the financial system, increase spending and employment, and devalue currencies to make … Continue reading

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Why use “Economics for Canadians?”

As an educator and as a writer and publisher, the decline of educational publishing is of great concern. Many school districts (and even entire provinces) have instructed teachers to move away from printed textbooks and workbooks in favour of using online … Continue reading

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Summer is just around the corner…

First of all, I hope this school year has been a good one and that you are looking forward to enjoying a well-deserved summer vacation. If, though, you anticipate needing additional copies of Economics for Canadians for the upcoming academic … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

As we move into 2017 I would like to wish everyone a healthy and prosperous new year. Thank you for using the book and please pass on word of it to other economics teachers when you have a chance. While … Continue reading

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Economics for Canadians now available on Amazon.ca

I am sorry I have not published an update in so many months, but since the revised curriculum was released last summer the only news has been additional school orders. As well, I was pleased to learn of a curriculum … Continue reading

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Continued Good News

I am pleased that so many teachers requested inspection sets of the book in response to the postcards sent in August. I am even more pleased that a few school boards are piloting use of the book for board-wide adoption … Continue reading

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The new curriculum is here!

I was happy to learn of the release of the updated senior Canada and World Studies curriculum a couple of weeks ago and am very happy to announce that the book covers everything in the updated CIA4U course. Below please … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the Bank of Canada behave in the public interest?

I came across a news item a couple of weeks ago about a lawsuit that is working its way up the court system that really piqued my interest. The Committee for Economic and Monetary Reform is suing the Government and … Continue reading

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Is it spring already?

Wow – I hadn’t realized it had been so long since I had last posted an update! I am still waiting for the updated Ontario CIA4U curriculum to be released to see if Economics for Canadians will continue to be a … Continue reading

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