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Opportunity to provide input on Royal BC Museum modernization

March 22, 2019 VICTORIA – British Columbians are invited to share their ideas for a modernized Royal BC Museum as the Province moves forward with planning to preserve B.C.’s natural and human history for generations to come. “The Royal BC Museum is one of B.C.’s greatest cultural icons, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. It […]

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New student-led exhibition explores the intersection of science and art – McMaster U

March 22, 2019 From the mysteries of deep ocean ecosystems, to the evolution of brain injury research, to the origins of life on Earth, a new exhibit is exploring and communicating complex science in an unconventional way – through the power of art. Visualizing Science– presented by the Faculty of Science and the Socrates Project, is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201915 Views

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Culture camp focuses on art for healing, resistance – SooToday.com

Join NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change for a free day-long culture camp March 29 NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change (UIYFC) initiative is hosting a free day-long culture camp on March 29, 2019 at Algoma University that will explore themes of Indigenous creativity, and resistance. “This art and language camp is an opportunity for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201912 Views

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Importance of Celebrating Anishnaabemowin Focal Point of New Book and Film Launched at Trent University

March 21, 2019 Elder Shirley Williams and Sacha Trudeau’s latest projects emphasize importance of protecting Indigenous language Indigenous languages in Canada have been under threat for a long time. Elder Dr. Shirley Williams and Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau are working to encourage Anishnaabemowin use, through their latest projects, both being launched at Trent University on Friday, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201925 Views

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Cumberland College : Pop Up Art Show

March 20, 2019 You are invited to attend a Pop Up Art Show featuring works by Cumberland College University of Regina Bachelor of Education students. The exhibition will showcase artwork completed in the Indian Art 220 course. Pop Up Art Show Kerry Vickar Centre, Melfort Monday, March 25 (evening) – Wednesday, March 27 (afternoon) Reception:  […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201919 Views

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Bowdoin College: Stitches in Time

March 20, 2019 Bowdoin College has perhaps the largest collection of Inuit embroideries from Labrador, Canada—more than ninety of them reside in the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, courtesy of explorer and researcher Donald MacMillan (Bowdoin class of 1898) and his wife Miriam, who purchased them or received them as gifts. In early April, a selection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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College of the North Atlantic: Cultivating culinary connoisseurs

March 20, 2019 STEPHENVILLE, NL – If you’re interested in awakening your taste buds, while at the same time, turning your culinary business idea into a start-up, then College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) Bay St. George campus is the place to be March 26-28. Over the course of three days in Stephenville, there will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201923 Views

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Organizers of upcoming fashion shows seek out Indigenous applicants from northern Ontario – Anishinabek News

March 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY—Organizers of the 2nd Annual Toronto Indigenous Fashion Week and upcoming Indigenous fashion shows in Ottawa, Montreal and Thunder Bay are looking to draw in Indigenous applicants from remote communities in northern Ontario. “We want to continue to utilize this platform to create opportunities for Indigenous women and for Indigenous youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Great Canadian Theatre Company’s 2019-20 season stresses diversity and proven hits – Ottawa Citizen

March 21, 2019 The Great Canadian Theatre Company’s upcoming season will wave the flag for diversity more proudly than ever, with frequently provocative plays and events that put black, queer and especially Indigenous issues and artists on stage. “What we’ve discovered is that in the determination to diversify our audiences, the only success is if […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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News Release – City welcomes next Indigenous Artist in Residence

The City of Edmonton has named Melissa-Jo (MJ) Belcourt as its new Indigenous Artist in Residence. “It’s a great honour to be selected as Edmonton’s Indigenous Artist in Residence,” says Belcourt. “I’m looking forward to sharing my art, its stories and our traditions with all Edmontonians.” Belcourt is a Métis artist best known for her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201929 Views

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Save the Date! March 25: On-Screen Protocols & Pathways Launch at imagineNATIVE in 401 Richmond!

On March 25, we’re releasing our new On-Screen Protocols & Pathways: A Media Production Guide report at 401 Richmond! Members of the Canadian screen industry are invited to the launch of this highly-anticipated document, which provides guiding principles and best practices for filmmakers, production companies, and funders when depicting Indigenous content on screen. The launch […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201931 Views

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Federal budget pledges support for Inuit health, education, language – Nunatsiaq News

March 20, 2019 But Inuit leaders decry lack of infrastructure investment for the North The federal government said yesterday it will deliver on a pledge to help open a new, long-awaited addictions treatment facility in Nunavut. That news came in the federal government’s 2019-20 budget, tabled Tuesday afternoon, though it came as a commitment with […]

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The great divide: Work underway to address lack of knowledge about Indigenous communities among immigrant population – Cape Breton Post

March 20, 2019 Diversity and multiculturalism are imprinted in the Atlantic Canadian DNA, akin to the fossils at Joggins, N.S., or Mistaken Point, N.L. Indigenous peoples and immigrant communities have more in common than meets the naked eye. According to 2016 census data, 91,705 immigrants and 99, 960 Indigenous peoples call Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201932 Views

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UNB’s Red ‘n Black Revue marks 70 years as New Brunswick’s premier variety show

Mar 19, 2019 The University of New Brunswick show where Anne Murray got her start as a musician is celebrating 70 years of entertaining the Fredericton community. The UNB Red ‘n Black Revue is the longest-running show in New Brunswick and brings together students, faculty, staff and alumni to celebrate the university’s rich history, diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201922 Views

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Sheridan welcomes nation-wide submissions for Temporary Contemporary art installation

March 15, 2019 Sheridan College invites artists and designers from across Canada to submit proposals for its annual Temporary Contemporary public art installation. The 2019-2020 Temporary Contemporary program will be installed at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus in Oakville. Artists are encouraged to conceptualize site-specific artwork that considers the unique campus community, responds to the surrounding natural […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201922 Views

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Iqaluit selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

March 18, 2019 — Iqaluit, NU — Iqaluit has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201920 Views

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Chiefs Will Not Endorse Legislation of Our Sacred Languages

Mar 18, 2019 Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 18, 2019  – Our language is a sacred gift of our Creator. Our Nations entered into Treaty with the Crown in right of Great Britain and Ireland using our languages. After Treaty making, the state of Canada spent over a hundred years through the residential school system and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201925 Views

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Paintings by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier unveiled in Alberta legislature – Global News

March 18, 2019 Striking, kaleidoscopic art was unveiled at the Alberta legislature on Monday morning ahead of the throne speech. Indigenous artist Alex Janvier, 84, painted a diptych entitled Sunrise and Sunset that will be permanently featured in the legislative assembly chamber. “These stunning works of art by Alex Janvier will forever honour the past and […]

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Métis Nation of Alberta and Government of Alberta sign historic Métis Harvesting Agreement

Edmonton, AB. (March 13, 2019) Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA), Dan Cardinal, Vice President of the MNA, Shannon Phillips, Minister of Alberta Environment and Parks, and Richard Feehan, Minister of Indigenous Relations today signed an agreement on implementing a new Métis Harvesting in Alberta Policy. The new Métis Harvesting in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201935 Views

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WAG Indigenization Continues with two Positions Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts

–Français à suivre– Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 14, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to welcome Lisa Charleyboy as Manager of Indigenous Initiatives and Jocelyn Piirainen as Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. They will enter into their roles at the WAG on Monday, March 18, 2019. The two new Indigenous-focused positions are supported by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201925 Views

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McKenzie Dorn – CWY Pathways to Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Join McKenzie Dorn as he shares his experiences from the CWY Pathways to Indigenous Youth Leadership Program sponsored by Global Affairs Canada. McKenzie has spent 4 months in Colombia on an International Internship building Canoes and Paddles with the locals of Sogamoso. His time was spent learning the language and culture as well as developing […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 201995 Views

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Nunatsiavut Artristry Photo Exhibition – Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Lawerance O’Brien Centre 19 March 2019 For more detailed information please click on link:  NunatsiavutArtistryPhotoExhibition.19March2019 NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201951 Views

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A preview of Kingston’s Taste of Indigenous Canada – Global News

March 18 2019 Learn, experience and celebrate the rich and diverse culture of Indigenous peoples in Canada Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5067456/a-preview-of-kingstons-taste-of-indigenous-canada/

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201956 Views

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Boundless Range of Music, Dance and Theatre NAC Orchestra, Dance, NAC Presents, English Theatre and Théâtre français announce their 2019-2020 seasons

March 16, 2019 BOUNDLESS RANGE OF MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE NAC Orchestra, Dance, NAC Presents, English Theatre and Théâtre français announce their 2019-2020 seasons! March 16, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – As the National Arts Centre continues to celebrate 50 years of delivering the best in the performing arts in 2019, we look ahead to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201952 Views

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Akisqnuk community celebrates transcendent moment – e-know.net

March 18, 2019 The Akisqnuk First Nation commenced with its celebration to welcome the first new major community housing project in over 25 years Friday afternoon at the new rec centre. Members of Chief and council, the Akisqnuk Housing Committee, funders, and representatives from the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), BC Housing, and the Canada Mortgage […]

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The 2019 JUNO Awards Winners List

Mar 17, 2019 Download The 2019 JUNO Awards Winner List (PDF) NT5

by aanationtalk on March 18, 201941 Views

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Partners Move Forward on Child and Family Wellbeing in Yukon

March 18, 2019 — Kwanlin (Whitehorse), Yukon — Indigenous Services CanadaIndigenous Services Canada, the Government of Yukon’s Department of Health and Social Services, and Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Council of Yukon First Nations who were all selected by the Yukon First Nations Health and Social Development Commission, are pleased to announce […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201935 Views

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Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Edmonton

March 15, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Department for Women and Gender Equality Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada’s middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and people of all genders are safe and free to live their lives to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201926 Views

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Scarborough Campus Students’ Union hosts UTSC’s first Indigenous conference and traditional Pow Wow – The Varsity

March 18, 2019 The Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) made history this year by hosting UTSC’s first-ever traditional Pow Wow and Indigenous conference, Indig-U-Know. Stretching from March 9–10, the event brought students, staff, and faculty together to learn more about the Indigenous community through stories, knowledge, and wisdom. The conference also featured panels, keynote lectures, […]

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Canada supports the efforts of Anishinabek Nation to rebuild their nation and improve child and family services

March 15, 2019 – Nipissing First Nation, Ontario – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is supporting the Anishinabek Nation in their efforts to improve the safety and well-being of First Nations children and families and rebuild their nations in a manner that responds to the priorities and unique needs of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 2019119 Views

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Bow Valley College celebrates Indigenous Awareness Month with cultural and program events

CALGARY, AB – Bow Valley College’s Iniikokaan (Buffalo Lodge) Centre is hosting Indigenous Awareness this month to recognize and share the impact of Indigenous culture in Canada. “This is our second year hosting the Indigenous Showcase on campus, and we want to promote engagement with all students and employees,” states Gerald Ratt, Indigenous Learner Liaison […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201985 Views

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UNB to host Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration with guest Buffy Sainte-Marie

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will host the first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born)” from Friday, April 5, to Sunday April 7, at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, UNB Fredericton. As 2019 is UNESCO’s Year of Indigenous Languages, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 2019145 Views

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Gord Downie sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall’s reconciliation space – HalifaxToday.ca

March 15, 2019 HALIFAX — A Gord Downie tribute sculpture has been unveiled at Halifax City Hall, in a room that aims to foster conversations about Indigenous history and reconciliation. The sculpture was created by artist Al Hattie using recycled metals that emulate a microphone stand and Downie’s signature hat, complete with feathers. On a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201947 Views

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Neighbours connecting through art – Spruce Grove Examiner

March 15, 2019 It began two years ago as a project to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, and grew into a cultural partnership between a service club in Forest and the neighbouring Kettle and Stony Point First Nation. The Kiwanis Club, which operates the historic Kineto Theatre in Forest’s downtown, launched an Understanding Through the Arts […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201952 Views

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Former art gallery trustee says he quit over ‘control’ by councillors – StarPhoenix

A former Remai Modern art gallery board member says he left the board because meetings were dominated by two city councillors and he felt like a “token” Indigenous representative. Dion Tootoosis said he stopped attending meetings in November because he felt the councillors who sit on the board were exerting too much control. Tootoosis, an […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201939 Views

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Under wraps: Alex Janvier paintings for Alberta legislature to be revealed Monday – CBC

Pieces by celebrated Indigenous artist commissioned by AUPE as centennial project Mar 15, 2019 Gingerly manoeuvring around the tight winding staircase behind the legislature chamber, three men carry a 100-pound, five-foot long piece of priceless Alberta art. The piece is being moved to the upper gallery of the chamber, where it will be installed opposite […]

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Photos: Spirit North program celebrates at Okanagan nordic centre – Lake Country Calendar

The second Spirit North Indigenous youth cross country ski season ended this week Mar. 14, 2019 A second successful season of the Spirit North indigenous cross country ski program wrapped up this week at Nickel Plate Nordic Centre. Over 200 kids from West Kelowna to Oliver attended the four hours of fun and games, food […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201931 Views

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BC Government: Multiculturalism and anti-racism strengthened by grants

March 14, 2019 VICTORIA – Seventy-six community groups are receiving funding for projects designed to promote multiculturalism and stand up to racism in B.C. through the Province’s Multiculturalism Grant Program. “Our communities grow stronger when we learn from each other and when we build an understanding of how we can all support one another,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201934 Views

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Local artist bringing people together to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women – paNOW

Mar 14, 2019 A Prince Albert-based artist is hoping to create understanding and awareness about the number of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada by getting the community involved in a local art project. Cheryl Ring is working with community members to create 1,200 clay hearts. She’s been spending time with local youth, business […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201943 Views

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Centuries old red cedar log delivered to Port Alberni to be carved for UN International Year of Indigenous Languages – CHEK News

March 13, 2019 A massive red cedar tree log set to be transformed in honour of the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages was on the move Wednesday on Vancouver Island. The 800-year-old tree chosen for the 70-foot pole was delivered to the Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Society’s Discovery Centre in the late afternoon. That’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201960 Views

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Opportunity for Canadians to help shape the way history is shared at Parks Canada places

March 14, 2019                                   Ottawa, ON                          Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada places belong to all Canadians and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, invited Canadians to share their views on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201936 Views

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Sportsnet and APTN Team Up to Deliver First Cree-Language NHL Broadcast, March 24

Sportsnet and APTN Team Up to Deliver First Cree-Language NHL Broadcast, March 24 Sportsnet ēkwa APTN wītahpisohtawak ta cikāstēpayitācik māci nistam nēhiyaw-pīkiskwēwin NHL cikāstēpayicikēwin, niska pīsim akimihci niso mitanow nēwosāp – Historic broadcast to take place in conjunction with Rogers Hometown Hockey stop in Enoch Cree Nation, Alta. – Clarence Iron, one of the “Cree […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201963 Views

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Toronto Indigenous Fashion Week Opens Today – She Does The City

March 13, 2019 Indigenous Fashion Week kicks off today with an interactive discussion on the revitalization of Indigenous language, fashion, artistic creations, and cultural history. Workshops, including Dress Making, Beading, Drumming Circles, Metis Dancing, and various other cultural activities, will be held on March 14. The Indigenous Marketplace and Runway show will be held on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201939 Views

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Government of BC: Province boosts arts and culture funding

March 13, 2019 VANCOUVER – Government is boosting funding to the BC Arts Council by $15 million over three years to create new programs that encourage more inclusivity and accessibility in the creative sector, including those that support emerging Indigenous artists. “B.C. is so fortunate to have an incredibly talented arts and culture community. This […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201967 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 2019

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 2019 Federal Legislation on Indigenous Child Welfare – Bill C-92 SUMMARY: On February 28, 2019 Indigenous Services Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan introduced federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare (Bill C-92) that recognizes First Nations jurisdiction over child and family services. The proposed legislation was developed with input by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2019129 Views

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Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists for May 2019

TORONTO, March 13, 2018 – Today, Scotiabank awarded the inaugural New Generation Photography Award, in partnership with the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada. The prize, designed to support the careers of young artists and to help them reach their infinite potential, recognizes three young Canadians working in lens-based art: Elisa Julia […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201963 Views

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First contemporary indigenous designer to have work worn at the Oscars – Two Row Times

Flying Horse, owner of Red Berry Woman, which is a fashion designing business at Mandaree on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota, dressed Alice Brownotter for the evening in a dress decorated with dentalium shells. “Miss Alice was an onstage guest of singer-songwriter and activist Andra Day. She represented her home, the Standing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201952 Views

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Time to overhaul Official Languages Act, says N.W.T. languages commissioner – CBC

Shannon Gullberg says changes needed to make the act work better for Indigenous-language speakers Mar 13, 2019 The law governing official languages in the Northwest Territories is ill-suited for the territory and ready for an overhaul during its upcoming review, the territory’s languages commissioner says. The territory has 11 official languages which are enshrined in the N.W.T.’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201938 Views

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“Backbone” debuts in Montreal.

Hot on the heels of 22 standing ovations in Europe, Red Sky Performance debuts “Backbone” at Montreal’s prestigious Danse Danse Festival for six shows from March 19 – 23, 2019 at 8 pm at Place des Arts. “Backbone“ ferociously brings to life the electricity of a sentient land as it emerges from millions of years […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 201936 Views

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More pro-d for child care staff means better care for young children

March 12, 2019 BURNABY – British Columbia families and their children will soon benefit from the latest methods in early years teaching and learning, such as using play-based learning to help children build speech and language skills. This is part of an investment that will give early childhood educators (ECEs) and other child care providers more […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201949 Views

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