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All That Jazz

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2008 BY: JUDY MCNEIL When the curtains closed at Humber College’s Lakeshore auditorium, music director Lisa Martinelli was elated. The warmly-received performance of the Humber Mainstream Jazz Ensemble and the Humber Vocal Jazz Ensemble was one of six student showcases that are usually held during the year. “They perform at a

Too many teachers, too few jobs

Judy McNeil Ontario teachers’ colleges face a glut of applicants who will graduate into an already over-saturated job market for educators. Elementary school teachers fare better in getting full-time jobs if they have the added skill of French, science, technology or mathematics. Others are forced to resort to part-time employment. “The Ontario College

Phone numbers now portable

Judy McNeil Cellphone users now have the choice to keep their old numbers when switching providers. As of yesterday, cellphone companies will no longer be able to impose a new phone number on people when they change carriers. This gives more power to people who sometimes feel trapped into staying with the