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Canadian International School Bangalore, Ranked Among India's Top 3 International Schools

Canadian International School in Bangalore India has been ranked as one of India's Top 3 International Schools by The Education World's India School Rankings 2018-19. A survey conducted in collaboration with Centre for Forecasting & Research (C fore), interviewed 12,214 people, including teachers, students, parents, principals, and educationists from 27 cities to rate the country's top 1,000 schools in 13 categories.

"It is truly an honor to be recognized as one of India's Top 3 International Schools. It is an affirmation to all that we try to do our best each and every day for our students and families," said Mr. Ted Mockrish Ed.D, Head of School. "Educators often go as unsung heroes in children's lives, so it is really great to have this recognition for our teachers and support staff who make our school what it is. Well done CIS faculty and staff," added Mr. Mockrish.

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The work and school life balance-

how professional hockey player Carter Proft did it

By Joe Everson

More Carter Proft image smallthan five years after he began his first Athabasca University course and almost 8,000 km from where he completed most of his academic work, former Western Hockey League (WHL) scholar-athlete Carter Proft recently wrote the final examination of his final course in pursuit of a Bachelor of Commerce: Finance degree.

Proft played for three seasons in the WHL, mostly with the Spokane Chiefs after he was acquired from the Brandon Wheat Kings. He was a durable left-winger on the ice, playing in every regular-season game with the Chiefs during his final two seasons.

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How Canada's Youth Mobility Agreement With Portugal Can Impact Canadians Abroad

On May 3rd, Canada and Portugal signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will give young Canadians the opportunity to live and work in Portugal through the International Experience Canada Program.  On the surface, while perhaps interesting, this doesn't seem to be very applicable to Canadians living abroad, but we dig a little deeper and the implications are actually quite profound.

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Voting Rights to be Restored to Expats through Bill C-76

The Liberal Government has introduced Bill C-76 which, among many other amendments to the Canadian Election act, removes two limitations on voting by Canadians living abroad. It will now no longer be necessary to have been residing outside Canada for less than five consecutive years.  Nor, will it be required that to intend to return to Canada to resume residence in the future.  In other words, all Canadians living abroad will be able to vote once this bill has passed.

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