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    Are teachers facing too much violence in schools?

    This week, an Ottawa teacher spoke out after being viciously attacked by a student in his school. He joins a growing number of teachers across the country who say they have experienced physical violence or harassment in the classroom.

    Posted: Nov 20, 2017 8:04 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 20, 2017 8:04 PM ET
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    Sunday November 12, 2017

    Checkup How many women does it take to send one woman back to work?

    Checkup producer Anna-Liza Kozma reflects on the delicate balance of work and life, and speaks to Canadian media executive Denise Donlon about how to have it all.

    Posted: Nov 12, 2017 3:23 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017 4:29 PM ET
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    Sunday November 12, 2017

    Checkup When the person looking after your children can't afford to have her own

    When it comes to the new 18-month parental leave plan, Erin Knipstrom, an early childhood education worker in Maple Ridge, B.C., called into Checkup to say she isn’t happy with the idea of spreading what she feels are meagre benefits even more thinly in order to get more time raising her child.

    Posted: Nov 12, 2017 12:34 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017 6:08 PM ET
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