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If Tim Hudak says 1 job is 8 jobs + math skills = job requirement, why hire Hudak?

Well, this is ironic. During the Ontario election debate, PC leader Tim Hudak — whose “million jobs plan” has been whittled down to “closer to 50,000 jobs” after economists exposed a mixture of glaring math errors and dishonest claims riddled throughout — made the staggering claim that he had some ideas on how to make kids in […]

June 4, 2014

Well, this is ironic.

During the Ontario election debate, PC leader Tim Hudak — whose “million jobs plan” has been whittled down to “closer to 50,000 jobs” after economists exposed a mixture of glaring math errors and dishonest claims riddled throughout — made the staggering claim that he had some ideas on how to make kids in Ontario better at math.

Attacking what he calls “discovery math,” a teaching method emphasizing individualized approaches to problem solving and understanding “why” rather than just “what” the answer is, Hudak complained “the problem is when students graduated, employers soon discovered that people couldn’t do basic math. So they didn’t get the job.” 

So here’s a basic math problem for Hudak:

If you count 1 job as 8 jobs + you say ability to do basic math = job requirement, by your own logic, why should anyone hire you? 

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10 reasons you should be creeped out by Stephen Harper’s anti-privacy agenda

Canadians’ privacy is in the spotlight after Stephen Harper’s controversial pick to be the country’s next privacy watchdog arrived on Parliament Hill on Tuesday amid a growing chorus of critics of the government’s latest snooping bill, C-13. Here are 10 things you need to know about why alarm bells are going off: 1. C-13 opens […]

June 3, 2014

Canadians’ privacy is in the spotlight after Stephen Harper’s controversial pick to be the country’s next privacy watchdog arrived on Parliament Hill on Tuesday amid a growing chorus of critics of the government’s latest snooping bill, C-13.

Here are 10 things you need to know about why alarm bells are going off:

1. C-13 opens the floodgates to telecom companies giving your private info to the government  — and you’ll never even know it

 

“Bill C-13 in its…