Applications for the 2017 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program will be accepted online from December 7, 2016 until February 3, 2017, with students starting their jobs as early as April 2017.
For more information on CSJ, including the eligibility criteria and application guide, visit Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs, a Service Canada Office, or call 1-800-935-5555.
REMINDER: Canada Summer Jobs 2017 application deadline is this Friday, January 20th.
Applications for the 2017 Canada Summer Jobs program will be accepted online from December 7, 2016 until January 20, 2017, with students starting their jobs as early as April 2017.
For more information on CSJ, including the eligibility criteria and application guide, visit Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs (https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/youth-summer-job.html), a Service Canada Office or by calling 1-800-935-5555.
(photo via parl.gc.ca)
Most people know my stories of Nancy Ruth.
Our fight for Women’s College Hospital.
Our doctor-patient relationship.
Our time together in the last years of her mother’s life.
Her strong support to Isabel Bassett’s campaign in the Provincial Election of 1995 which precipitated many awkward conversations at my car door following the weekly (sometimes more!) house calls to her mother. Isabel won! I lost. The even more awkward moment at the Sports Bar on Yonge Street when I arrived to concede to Isabel!
My excitement at Nancy Ruth’s appointment to the Senate.
My disappointment at her decision to join Stephen Harper’s caucus.
Her huge financial support for my leadership campaign in 2006.
Our friendship has endured many difficult conversations and often different points of view.
There is one place where we are truly sisters. One place that reminds us both that there is something bigger than we are. A place we can’t try to control. A place that holds such power and beauty. A place where one can plan a picnic or a boat ride and then mother nature says no. Wind, waves, fog exert their power, even control-freaks like Nancy Ruth and I have to succumb. It is humbling. It is therapeutic. I think it’s why we love The Bay. It is bigger that we are. Looking out from her island to the West is breath-taking. The westwind-shaped white pines, the pink granite rock islands, the water that can change from flat calm to wild surf in minutes. Group of Seven heaven. There is something about The Bay that feels like a ‘secret’ society. Peter and I think that the fact we met on January 1 1979 and were married the same year on May 19 was because of our mutual love of our beloved Georgian Bay. It’s not so secret though, it’s contagious. I’m not sure it’s possible to experience the view from Nancy’s island and not be captured in the spell of the Georgian Bay and the majesty of the Canadian Shield. Peter and I look forward to many more visits and important conversations with Elizabeth and Nancy Ruth at the most beautiful place in Canada and possible the world!
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