Kew Beach to star on Rick Mercer Report

Anyone who tunes into tonight’s Rick Mercer Report had better mind their ears. All 500 students from Kew Beach Junior Public School will be singing, dancing and cheering on the show, which airs at 8 p.m. tonight on CBC television. It’s Mercer’s way to thank the school for raising $8,000 to buy anti-malaria bed nets […]

Father proud to be known for his daughter

Before Malala Yousafzai won awards at home and abroad for Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl, her father Ziauddin had the best-known name in the family – and the one called out on Taliban radio. “Before that, she was my daughter,” he said, smiling as he addressed Grade 4 and 5 students at Secord Elementary last […]