How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?
How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?

How Can a Master of Social Work Degree Advance My Career?

Whether you’re a candidate for Laurier’s Master of Social Work program or Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing program, we’re ready to talk to you about the ways a master’s degree can open up new social work career possibilities for you.Read more

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These Extraordinary Women, Part 2 Blog Header

These Extraordinary Women, Part 2

I want to share an interesting conversation that I once had with a really smart woman. It took place around 2010 or 2011 when I stopped into an employee consultation session to check on how things were going, chatting with the woman, Carol, who was the session's facilitator. Carol is a highly ...Read more

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Women in Policing Part 1 Blog Header

These Extraordinary Women Part 1

I will be discussing diversity in policing regularly in this blog. It's a vast topic of great importance to the profession, and to our society in general, and because of that it is front and centre in our country's national dialogue on a daily basis. This week I'll start with a discussion of ...Read more

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How a BA in Policing Enhances Leadership Skills Blog Header

How a BA in Policing Enhances Leadership Skills

If you are thinking of becoming a police officer, or are already in the Canadian police service, you may be wondering how a Bachelor of Arts degree in policing would contribute to your career. Your career, after all, has many aspects: your ability to serve the public, ensure and defend public ...Read more

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History of the Canadian Mounted Police Blog Header

History of the Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are unique because they encompass national, federal, provincial and municipal responsibilities. From its founding in 1873 with 150 officers, it's grown to over 28,000 today.

It began as a central police service, called the North-West Mounted ...Read more

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Under the Gun: How Does Being a Police Officer Affect Mothering?

It is my 8:30 class on Monday morning, and I am struggling to engage my Police and Society students. “A recent survey of Canadian police officers by Duxbury and Higgins points to the seriousness of the stresses experienced by police officers…” I begin enthusiastically, hoping that this ...Read more

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The Importance of Diversity in Policing

Canada is becoming an increasingly diverse nation, and its multi-cultural landscape is expanding to meet the needs of more than 200 different ethnic and cultural groups. Experts forecast that visible minorities will become the visible majority by 2017, especially in major cities like Toronto. ...Read more

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