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Grand Council Treaty #3 Fundraises for Treaty #3 Youth Education Bursaries

July 18, 2018 On July 13, 2018, Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted their 8th Annual Golf Tournament at Couchiching First Nation’s Heron Landing Golf Course. The tournament was a 4-person scramble with 38 teams successfully registered. The tournament offered the potential to win $25,000 cash for a hole-in-one on #6, as well as prize money for the […]

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VIU Receives International Recognition for High Teaching Standards

July 19, 2018 – 3:00pm Vancouver Island University is now recognized as a world leader in teaching excellence. At a special ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 18, UK-based Advance HE announced the overall winner for its 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award, Canada’s McMaster University, and presented trophies and certificates to VIU and the other […]

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It’s an organic process:’ Alberta posts proposed curriculum changes online – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 15:35 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ People who want to see what Alberta is doing with school curriculum changes can look for themselves online. Education Minister David Eggen says his department has posted the raw proposals for changes to what students in kindergarten to Grade 4 are taught. Eggen […]

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Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships

SASKATOON — 2018 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships have been awarded to four top University of Saskatchewan (U of S) PhD students working in health, water and feral horse conservation research. Jul 19, 2018 “It is a great achievement for these four exceptional students to be chosen as Vanier Scholars,” said Karen Chad, U of S […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201823 Views

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Canadore Recruitment Officer Brings Home Gold from Masters Indigenous Games

Jul 19, 2018 Canadore College is extremely proud of Gerard Peltier, Indigenous recruitment and retention officer, who took first place in golf for the 55+ category. Peltier was extremely pleased to be a part of the inaugural Masters Indigenous Games hosted in Toronto on July 13-15, 2018 at Downsview Park, Toronto, Ont.. commenting on how […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201825 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for More Than 120 Community Development Projects

July 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide more than $848,000 in grants to community development projects across the province, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “We are continuing to invest funds in programs and local infrastructure that make a difference […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201826 Views

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Kim TallBear named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow – U Alberta

“Ultimately we’re pushing back against straight white men telling us how the world should work, and what is legitimate knowledge and what is not.” July 18, 2018 The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is an independent charity that funds and promote academic and public interest research. Each year, the Foundation awards fellowships to “intellectuals in the […]

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Mohawk College: Cultivating success

Mohawk College’s Indigenous Education Council (IEC) has been a committed and dedicated advisory group with membership from community organizations, partners and other stakeholder groups serving our Indigenous communities and supporting the work of our Indigenous Education and Student Services teams. With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions 94 Calls to Action, and Mohawk’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201824 Views

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Agricultural and Food Sciences welcomes Indigenous Scholar – UM Today

July 19, 2018 — Kyle Bobiwash’s journey to the the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba covered a lot of ground, from biomedical studies to wildlife biology to the science of wine, and finally, insects. We chatted with Faculty’s first Indigenous Scholar and the newest assistant professor in the Department […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201820 Views

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Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018  By Theodore Christou, Associate Professor, Social Studies and History Education, Queen’s University, Ontario THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Theodore Christou, Associate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201834 Views

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Ontario librarian creates online guide for teachers to find available Indigenous course content – CBC

Librarian from OISE compiles accessible sources on TRC course content after curriculum writing cancellation July 18, 2018 A librarian at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto has compiled a list of Indigenous education content available. The resource compilation is a response to the recent cancellation of Truth and Reconciliation […]

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2018 Literacy Award Recipients

Each Award recipient receives a certificate, signed by the Premier of their province or territory, as well as a Council of the Federation Literacy Award medallion. The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201819 Views

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Government of Canada connects over 3,700 students to green jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Students to gain meaningful work experience in parks and other natural settings across Canada July 18, 2018     Thunder Bay, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs, including in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201818 Views

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President DeGagné launches new edition of book on reconciliation

July 18,  2018 Marking the 10th anniversary of then-prime minister Stephen Harper’s apology in the House of Commons for the government-funded residential school system and its lasting harmful legacy, a new third edition of Speaking My Truth: The Journey to Reconciliation, a book of essays about the dark history of residential schools and concept of reconciliation, was […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201822 Views

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I don’t see race’ and other white lies – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 18, 2018 8:37 By Corrie Scott, Associate professor, University of Ottawa THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Author: Corrie Scott, Associate professor, University of Ottawa No one white […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201830 Views

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Mt. Royal U: Groundbreaking new collective will improve Canada’s beloved parks

The Institute for Environmental Sustainability (IES) at Mount Royal University, with the Canadian Parks Council and founding academic partners Royal Roads University and York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, have announced the creation of the Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership (CPCIL). A pan-Canadian centre of excellence, CPCIL will develop and connect emerging leaders, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201860 Views

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Federal funding enhances Memorial’s international reputation for critical health-care research

Jul 17th, 2018 Improving access to primary health care, a better understanding of the hepatitis C virus and enhancing access to mental health programming within Indigenous communities. These three Memorial-led research projects are receiving a major boost from the federal government. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is investing a total of $727,300 into projects led […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201830 Views

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Inspiring Indigenous internationalism – McMaster Daily News

July 16, 2018 Piers Kreps graduated from McMaster’s political science program in the Faculty of Social Sciences in the spring of 2018. He writes about his experience attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and shares his insights. My desire to reconnect with my people, engage with Indigenous peoples from around the world, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201816 Views

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UCN Researchers Receive SSHRC Institution Connection Grant to Support MacKay Indian Residential School Reconciliation Project

July 16, 2018 University College of the North (UCN) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennie Wastesicoot, a researcher in UCN’s Faculty of Arts, Business and Science, and Dr. Andrea Walsh of the University of Victoria, have received an Institute Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to support a reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201840 Views

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Selkirk College Alumnus Secures Prestigious National Award

July 16, 2018 Michael Graeme is the perfect example of where a Selkirk College education can lead when learners are motivated to get the most out of their experience. An alumnus, Graeme has explored the world over the last few years and continues to build on his knowledge and skills as the recipient of a […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201819 Views

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Keyano College has a new board chair

July 17, 2018 Maggie Farrington, a respected community leader, lawyer and compassionate Indigenous advocate, is the new chair of the Board of Governors at Keyano College. Following an open recruitment competition, Farrington was selected as the successful candidate for board chair. She is the CEO of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, and previously served as […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201828 Views

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School board’s Camp Wonder brings cultural learning to Indigenous students – CBC

First Nations, Metis and Inuit students from junior kindergarten to grade 7 can enrol in this camp July 17, 2018 What starts out as a lesson on the history of beading and looming from an Indigenous knowledge keeper, quickly turns into a numeracy class where students practice adding and multiplying to create their own beading […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201817 Views

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Cancellation of Ontario TRC curriculum writing sessions a ‘setback,’ says educator – CBC

‘It is their responsibility that the Indigenous issues are available to students in Ontario’ July 16, 2018 It’s been just over a week since Indigenous educators, Elders and knowledge holders were abruptly informed that Truth and Reconciliation curriculum revision writing sessions in Ontario scheduled for this summer had been cancelled. There have been no announcements […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201819 Views

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Cape Breton University to Host PLANS and IHIM Health Sciences Summer Camp

July 16, 2018 This summer, CBU will be hosting an African Nova Scotian & Indigenous Health Sciences Summer Camp led by PLANS – Promotion Leadership in Health for African Nova Scotians and IHIM – Indigenous Health in Medicine. The three-day camp will take place July 22nd-25th at CBU, in partnership with NSCC. Junior high and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201838 Views

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Inuit students see new opportunity to prepare for public-service careers – Nunatsiaq.com

July 16, 2018 Nunavut Sivuniksavut launches new program Nunavut Sivuniksavut, the Ottawa-based college that serves Inuit youth, is launching a new program to help its graduates prepare for careers in Nunavut’s public service. “We want to see more Inuit in the public sector to ensure Inuit are leading Nunavut at all levels, and education and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201818 Views

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Senior Management Team at Northern College Takes on New Faces

July 13, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce that it has recently completed recruitment of two new administrators to fill vacant roles on its senior management team. “The two vacancies were created earlier this year when Mike Baker, Vice-President Finance, Administration and Indigenous Services resigned to assume the role of CEO at […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201836 Views

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NWAC Statement on Ontario Indigenous Curriculum and Reconciliation

Monday, July 9th 2018, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) was shocked at actions by the newly elected provincial government in Ontario. The Ontario Ministry of Education has cancelled a project at the last minute that aims to update the Ontario school curriculum to include the history of Residential Schools and to bring Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201871 Views

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U of Victoria: Co-op links community and career for Indigenous student

July 13, 2018 As an Indigenous student, Kevin Perkins wanted related work experience that aligned with his heritage and career goals and to give back to the community. At the University of Victoria, Perkins found that blend of academics and culturally relevant work as part of the world’s only dedicated Indigenous co-op program. The UVic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201854 Views

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NB Government: Teachers to participate in cultural immersion camp

13 July 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is working with the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick to host a Wolastoqey cultural immersion camp for teachers. “Your government supports the promotion of First Nations perspectives, language, history and culture in our provincial curriculum,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian […]

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Threatened Indigenous curriculum in Ontario disappointing, but Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief remains hopeful

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (July 13, 2018)— The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is disappointed in the recent decisions of the Ontario government to cancel the meetings for The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) curriculum revisions and Indigenous languages in kindergarten; however, remains hopeful that this will not stop the continuance of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201878 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Wellness Steering Committee

July 13, 2018 – This May, Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced the creation of a new Wellness Strategy. Wellness is vital to student success and healthy workplaces. That’s why Sask Polytech is shifting our current approach and resources to promote wellness across our campuses. On June 25 and July 5, a group of representatives from students, faculty and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201829 Views

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Longtime Leaders in Educational Excellence Recognized at Annual General Meeting

EDMONTON, July 12, 2018 – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is pleased to honour the careers and contributions of five outstanding educators during its Annual General Meeting which is currently being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton. This year’s CTF Outstanding Indigenous Educator Award is being given to Wilfred Buck, a Science Facilitator with the Manitoba First […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201828 Views

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Recipients of Third Annual Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership Announced

July 12, 2018 WINNIPEG – Today, Mayor Brian Bowman awarded five recipients with the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership during a ceremony at City Hall. Each of the five scholarship winners will receive a one thousand dollar scholarship in recognition of their consistent and outstanding dedication to making their community a better place to live and […]

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How a scholarly association is helping Indigenous writers to thrive – University Affairs

The Indigenous Voices Awards are just one way the Indigenous Literary Studies Association is building reciprocal relationships with artists. JUL 11 2018 On its face, the Indigenous Voices Awards gala that took place in Regina this spring was a celebration of Indigenous writers. Part book launch, part musical performance and part pub night, the event […]

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Premier Ball Releases Education Action Plan

July 13, 2018 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and his team of ministers, today released an Education Action Plan. The plan, which guides actions to implement the recommendations from the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, will result in a strengthened education system that is more responsive to the needs […]

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Commentary – Better Internet service crucial for Indigenous communities – Folio

July 12 2018 Declaring broadband Internet a basic service in 2016 was only the first step. Authors suggests more is required to help remote Indigenous communities connect. The government of Canada has devoted millions of dollars to expanding broadband in Canada. But it’ll take more than money to connect all First Nations communities. In rural, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201827 Views

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Research forum to showcase important work being undertaken by M.Ed. and PhD students in StFX’s Faculty of Education

July 13, 2018 StFX Master of Education and Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies graduate students will have the unique opportunity to present and share their research on Monday, July 23 when the StFX Faculty of Education hosts the Educational Research Forum (ERF), beginning at noon in the auditorium of the Schwartz School of Business. […]

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UCN: Onikaniwak Summer Institute Wraps Up

July 12, 2018 University College of the North’s (UCN) Summer Institute has concluded for another year. The title of the week-long camp is “Onikaniwak – For Those Who Lead.” The land-based program began on July 6th this year and was located at Egg Lake, 70 kilometres north of The Pas, MB. UCN partners with a […]

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Aamjiwnaang Education Information Session

An Aamjiwnaang Education Information Session will be held on July 16th 3-5pm: See more information here NT4

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Authors band together to fight threatened Indigenous curriculum in Ontario – Quill & Quire

Canadian Indigenous authors are standing up to Ontario’s Ministry of Education. In the wake of the cancellation of sessions to update how Indigenous issues are taught in the public-school curriculum, writers Cherie Dimaline, Monique Gray Smith, and Tracey Lindberg have pledged to donate their books to classrooms. “I have exactly 20 copies of The Marrow […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201823 Views

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MUN: Coastal Zone Canada Conference to host public talk July 15

July 12, 2018 The Coastal Zone Canada Association is kicking off its 2018 conference with a public talk by Ms. Sheila Watt-Cloutier, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate, author, past international chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Her public talk takes place on Sunday, July 15, 7 – 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201828 Views

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UWinnipeg creates Media Centre for Public Policy and Knowledge Mobilization

New Centre will house EvidenceNetwork.ca, now in its seventh year The University of Winnipeg has established the Media Centre for Public Policy and Knowledge Mobilization. The Centre will be a research hub that seeks to understand how policy-making decisions are influenced by media and how research institutions commit to knowledge mobilization. “The debate around public […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201852 Views

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Mind Over Metal welding camp at Sask Polytech set to spark change

The CWB Welding Foundation summer camp offers unique experience for girls July 12, 2018 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Welding Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls in grades 9-12. The week-long camp is being hosted at […]

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Traditional treats: alumni serves success with Indigenous catering company – Algonquin College

July 12th, 2018 The founder of Wawatay Catering spent her childhood as a prep cook, though she didn’t realize it at the time. “When I was young I helped prepare our seasonal feast which is about two to three times a year,” says Marie-Cécile Nottaway, whose Indigenous catering company is based in the Kitigan Zibi […]

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U of T Scarborough librarian uses research skills to confirm Indigenous roots – U Toronto

When it came to discovering more about her family’s Indigenous roots, Sarah Guay, a liaison librarian at the University of Toronto Scarborough, approached the journey with the same passion and determination that she brings to her job. Earlier this year, Guay registered as a member of the Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation after a lengthy two-year […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201827 Views

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NU Government: FANS fall 2018 application deadline

July 11, 2018 Attention Nunavut students! The deadline to submit your application for the Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) is fast approaching! Information about FANS benefits is available at http://www.gov.nu.ca/familyservices, by calling 1-877-860-0680, or by email at FANS@gov.nu.ca. The Nunavut Student Funding Handbook and FANS application forms are available at http://www.gov.nu.ca/family-services/programs-services/financial-assistance-nunavut-students-fans, Information and application forms are also […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201825 Views

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Algonquin College mural portrays an Indigenous creation story

July 12, 2018 There’s a dark-eyed moose. A soaring eagle. Sweetgrass and strawberries. And, not to be ignored, the giant turtle on whose back rides a cluster of birch-bark lodging and a great pine tree – the tree of life. Welcome to Algonquin College’s latest showcase of Indigenous artwork. Nearly seven months in making, the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201834 Views

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Media Advisory: U of S signs MOU in Kahkewistahaw First Nation for Indian Teacher Education Program

New Agreement between U of S College of Education, ITEP and Kahkewistahaw First Nation. Jul 11, 2018 SASKATOON – On Friday, July 13, the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) College of Education, Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) and Kahkewistahaw First Nation will sign a MOU at the Kahkewistahaw Powwow celebrations. With this new agreement, […]

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University College of the North Announces Administrative Staff Reductions to Meet the Manitoba Government’s 15% Reduction Target

July 11, 2018 University College of the North (UCN) is announcing a reduction in the size of its administrative staff to meet objectives established by the Government of Manitoba. Changes announced today are as follows: The position of Dean of Trades and Technology was eliminated in April 2018 after UCN had met all obligations to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201824 Views

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Federal gov’t awards Kudlik Construction $8M contract to build Iqaluit daycare – CBC

Daycare will be managed by Tundra Buddies Day Care; will accommodate 60 kids Jul 11, 2018 Iqaluit-based Kudlik Construction Ltd. has been awarded an $8 million contract to build a daycare in the Nunavut capital, the federal government announced Tuesday. The federal government will own the building, which will be able to accommodate 60 children. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201822 Views

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