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McMaster U: Context is key for improving health research among Indigenous peoples

May 22, 2018 Researchers must understand the historical and social context of Indigenous health research, while valuing the unique knowledge, skills and experiences of Indigenous people, in order to conduct meaningful health research, according to an analysis by McMaster researchers in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The analysis outlines the history of Indigenous health research in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20181 Views

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UCN to Offer Cree Language Summer Camp

May 23, 2018 University College of the North will be offering a 5-day Cree Language Camp Aski Achimowin, this summer thanks to a $53,670 from the Federal Aboriginal Languages Initiative. Doris Young, a senior administrator at UCN says the goal of the summer camp will be to offer a “fun” Cree learning experience to 20 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20184 Views

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Out of the shadow of colonialism – Ryerson Today

Artist Scott Benesiinaabandan uses a contentious site to imagine an Indigenous future May 22, 2018 Past, present and future collide in a unique art installation on Gould Street that confronts the legacy of colonialism. Created by artist Scott Benesiinaabandan (Obishikokaang Anishinaabe First Nation), newlandia: debaabaminaagwad, external link begins on the sidewalk adjacent to the Egerton […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20181 Views

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Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute partners as a centre of excellence – The Manitoulin Expositor

May 23, 2018 M’CHIGEENG— Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI) has been forging new paths in education since its foundation and now the institution has been recognized as a provincial centre of excellence in the delivery of Indigenous early education. “Well, yes and no,” laughed KTEI Executive Director Stephanie Roy. “We are a co-lead for a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20183 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Our Grande Prairie office has moved!

May 22, 2018 Our Grande Prairie office is now conveniently located at #101-10901 100 St. Proudly serving Métis in Alberta, please contact us at (780) 539-0359 for training and support opportunities, including funded training, post-secondary funding, job search support, employment services, safety tickets and more! Click here for a list of upcoming training projects in Alberta. NT4

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20182 Views

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Lakehead University celebrating exceptional people at this year’s convocation

May 22, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University will recognize six exceptional people at this year’s convocation ceremonies on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium. Canadian Sports Broadcaster Ron MacLean, Porter Airlines’ President & CEO Robert Deluce, and former Ryerson University President and Deputy Minister of Advanced […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20184 Views

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UVic: Canada sets its sights on the next 100 years of astrophysics exploring the universe

May 22, 2018 Astronomers and educators from across the country are in Victoria this week to discuss the history and future of astronomical research in Canada, including Indigenous knowledge of astronomy, with events that include the naming of a minor planet after the Tsawout First Nation. Co-hosted by the University of Victoria, the Canadian Astronomical Society’s […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20184 Views

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Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey IX webstream – FNHC

May 15th, 2018 Read More: http://fnhc.ca/2018/05/gathering-wisdom-for-a-shared-journey-ix-webstream/

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201819 Views

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CBU Introduces New Interdisciplinary First Year Experience for Mi’kmaw Students

Cape Breton University is now accepting applications for a new interdisciplinary first year experience starting in September 2018. The Kwitn Program has been designed to enable Mi’kmaw students to explore their interests in science, technology and business in a small group setting of their peers. For more than forty years, Cape Breton University has delivered […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201821 Views

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MFNERC: Next Education Directors’ Meeting

In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, MFNERC will host the next ED meeting on May 24 & 25, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. If you have any questions please contact Christa Lee at 204-594-1290 ext. 2149 or christal[at]mfnerc[dot]com. An agenda will be forwarded once it is finalized. Letter of Invite […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201816 Views

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NAN Special Chiefs Assembly on Education Jurisdiction

The NAN Special Chiefs Assembly on Education Jurisdiction will be held on June 5 & 6, 2018 in the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation at the Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre in Thunder Bay, ON. CONFIRMATIONS/REGISTRATION Chiefs/Proxies, NAN Elder Committee, Oshkaatisak Youth Committee, NAN Women’s Committee, and NAN Education Committee are asked to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201816 Views

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Frontier College: Literacy and Health

The stigma surrounding low literacy, and medical systems and practices that assume strong literacy skills, may impact a person’s ability to find and use the health services and products they need. In some situations, low literacy can be a life-or-death matter. Find out more about the importance of literacy to good health. And watch the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 20189 Views

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Athabasca U: Slow and steady wins the learning race

May 18, 2018 It goes without saying our alumni continue to shine as outstanding and inspiring examples of Athabasca University grads making a difference in their communities. Saskatoon’s Troy Cooper is one of these leaders worth celebrating. On Wednesday, February 28, at Saskatoon City Hall, the board of police commissioners officially made Cooper that city’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201819 Views

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Mount Saint Vincent University: Spring convocation celebrates achievements of students, faculty and honorary degree recipients

May 18, 2018 Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) celebrated approximately 600 graduates from 29 countries during spring convocation ceremonies held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 17 and 18. Students crossed the stage from arts, science, education, and professional programs to accept a wide range of certificates, diplomas and degrees before becoming part of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201824 Views

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Mi’kmaq National Flag raised at UPEI

Approximately 100 people gathered on May 7 at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place for the historic raising of the Mi’kmaq National Flag. With blue skies and a brisk wind perfect for the occasion, Elder Junior Peter Paul began the ceremony with a smudge and members of the Indigenous community joined him in performing the Mi’kmaq […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201819 Views

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Cumberland College: Elder-in-Residence Program Makes Huge Impact

Cumberland College recently wrapped up its Elder-in-Residence (EIR) program for the year.  With the theme, Supporting Student Success, the College set out to build a strong foundation towards understanding how traditional ways and cultural practices support on-going student retention and success. From September 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018, the Elder-in-Residence program recorded over 1500 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201817 Views

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Identity, diversity, and supporting students – Queen’s Gazette

May 17, 2018 The Division of Student Affairs hosted a morning town hall to help staff consider how to incorporate diversity and inclusivity principles into their work. Student Affairs staff members are better equipped to help build more inclusive living and learning spaces at Queen’s, thanks to a special town hall this week. The entire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 20189 Views

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NOSM hosts annual Preceptor Awards and Recognition event

On Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) hosted its annual Preceptor Awards and Recognition event. The event honoured preceptors in the Health Sciences and Interprofessional Education Unit at NOSM, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, audiologists and dietitians. This year’s awards focused on preceptors working in Northwestern […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201814 Views

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A quest for knowledge and understanding: The story of John R. Sylliboy – Mount Saint Vincent University

Today, John R. Sylliboy is living his best life. He’s in a loving relationship with his partner, Darrin, has moulded a career he’s passionate about, and this May, he’ll graduate from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Master of Education in Educational Foundations. John has had many exciting and extraordinary experiences, living for many years […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201818 Views

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UWinnipeg: Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

tánisi, Cameron Lozinski nitisinihkáson ékwa nitóhcín Gimli. ninóhté-ininímon píhtaw niwáhkomákanak kí-pikiskwéwak óma ininímowin, nína mína nika-píkiskwán óma ininímowin kapé mína kapé. Hello, my name is Cameron Lozinski and I’m from Gimli. I want to speak Swampy Cree because my relatives spoke this language, I too will speak the language of the Cree forever and ever. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201811 Views

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There is a bright future in STEM for Indigenous youth – My West Nipissing Now

May. 22nd, 2018 Indigenous youth from local school boards attended a series of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related workshops at Canadore College yesterday. Close to 60 youth participated in the 8th annual Kendaaswin Day, an Ojibway word that broadly translates into “learning.” The event is planned to provide a taste of applied learning […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201817 Views

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Mount Royal University: Grade 9 girls Explore STEM – Calgary’s post-secondary institutions welcome the world’s next technical minds

Nearly 1,000 Grade 9 girls, including students from area Indigenous schools, explored STEM at Mount Royal University, the University of Calgary and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) on May 16 as Calgary post-secondaries banded together to showcase science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The demand for individuals with an STEM background is increasing […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201817 Views

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UVic: BC public supports forest rehab to address climate change

British Columbians believe replanting forest land destroyed by insects or wildfire, like last summer’s fire in the Hanceville-Riske Creek area near Williams Lake, ought to be the top priority for mitigating climate change. Credit: Government of BC A top climate change mitigation strategy favoured by British Columbians is the restoration of forests ravaged by wildfires […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201821 Views

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UWinnipeg prepares educators for success in Manitoba

The University of Winnipeg is renowned for producing exceptional teachers who are ready to shape young Manitoba minds. And they’re also adept at addressing the challenges of those who hail from the inner city. Since the inception of two unique teacher education programs at UWinnipeg in 1998 — one that combines a bachelor of arts or […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201815 Views

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Media advisory: Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to Meet with Aboriginal Students in Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec, May 22, 2018 — On Wednesday, May 23, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be meeting with a group of seventh and eighth graders at a Kahnawake school to talk about his career and space exploration and to answer their questions. Media representatives are invited to attend the event at the school. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Time […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201821 Views

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Minister Philpott participates in a historic ceremony to celebrate the creation of the Maskwacîs Cree school system

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 18, 2018 – Maskwacîs, Alberta – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada believes every First Nation child deserves the best start in life, and is committed to working in partnership with First Nations to support students in achieving academic success. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201817 Views

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Province Announces New Northern Workforce Development Centre at University College of the North Thompson Campus

May 18, 2018 THOMPSON—Northern Manitobans will benefit from a new workforce development centre that brings together industry and workers, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced here today at University College of the North (UCN) Thompson Campus. “We are here to work with northern Manitoba to build a stronger economy and a brighter future,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201819 Views

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New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search and Rescue services in Central and Arctic Region

From: Canadian Coast Guard News release Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the marine environment. To augment its search and rescue services during the busy summer boating season, each year the Coast Guard hires and trains close to 100 post-secondary students to work […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201815 Views

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It pays to invest in biodiversity – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 18, 2018  By Rashid Sumaila, University of British Columbia 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: Rashid Sumaila, Director & Professor, Fisheries Economics Research Unit, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201838 Views

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Professor addresses whether race should be considered when assigning a course – Global News

Professor Mark Mercer discusses the controversy over a non-indigenous instructor teaching a course on residential schools in Halifax. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4217195/professor-addresses-whether-race-should-be-considered-when-assigning-a-course/

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201818 Views

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The REDress exhibit calls for reflection on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

The exhibit was part of the Atamiskākēwak National Gathering 2018, which was held in Moose Jaw Between April 23 and 28, Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus featured a haunting display of nearly 30 red dresses, hung both inside and outside, and ten banners with a total of 306 photos and stories of some of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201833 Views

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NOSM Holds Board Retreat in Parry Sound

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its annual Board of Directors retreat in Parry Sound, Ontario on May 10 – 11, 2018. During the two-day meeting, Board members participated in several presentations and interactive sessions which included topics relating to the School’s mission of educating high quality physicians and health professionals, and achieving […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201833 Views

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College to halt intake and review Computer Support Technician program – Yukon College

May 16, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Yukon College is pressing pause on the one-year Computer Support Technician certificate program. The College has suspended intake to the program for the upcoming academic year and is conducting a review to assess how the program can better meet the needs of students and industry. “We are asking Yukon employers about their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201825 Views

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Nipissing grad selected for MAMO Artist Residency

Nipissing Fine Arts graduate Gerald McComb, BFA’17, has been working as a guest artist as part of the new MAMO – Indigenous Artist Residency Program. The program strives to create work and facilitate community arts projects in the communities of Hearst and Constance Lake. The MAMO project (Cree for “Together”) was formed as a response […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201824 Views

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Saint Mary’s University celebrates the achievements of four exceptional leaders

The accomplishments of four exceptional leaders will be recognized this May with honorary degrees at Saint Mary’s University’s Spring Convocation 2018. The University is pleased to recognize the extraordinary achievements of: Dominic Barton, a global managing partner of consulting firm McKinsey & Company, who is committed to the internationalization of Canadian universities and colleges. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201820 Views

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With help from federal government and donors, new Trades Training House opens at Okanagan College

May 15, 2018 The next generation of carpenters, plumbers, and electricians are stepping into a state-of-the-art new training space at Okanagan College this week thanks to investment from the Government of Canada, the College and a host of industry and community partners. Stephen Fuhr, Kelowna-Lake Country Member of Parliament, visited the Kelowna campus on Tuesday […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201825 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to Participate in a Signing Ceremony for the Creation of the Maskwacîs Education School Authority

Ermineskin Cree Nation, Alberta – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will take part in a signing ceremony with the Chiefs of the four Maskwacîs Cree Nations – Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation – to mark the historic creation of the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201831 Views

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Mount statement in response to concerns raised regarding First Nations history course

May 15, 2018 At a meeting at Mount Saint Vincent University earlier today, held at the request of History professor Dr. Martha Walls, there was a thoughtful discussion about the concerns raised on social media and recent media coverage regarding History 3320 – Selected Topics in North American History: Residential Schools. The meeting included faculty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201829 Views

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Honouring Excellence and Achievement at Spring Convocation – University of Winnipeg

May 15, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to highlight eight exceptional members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Spring Convocation celebration, which will take place on June 14 and 15. Personifying excellence and achievement, the eight individuals to receive commendation are Linda Dietrick, Beverly Fehr, Colin Goff, Tanis Kolisnyk, Jeremy Leathers, Inga […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201822 Views

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Jazz Pilot Pathway Program Expands again to welcome Keewatin Air

HALIFAX, May 14, 2018  – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Keewatin Air LP (“Keewatin”) for the carrier to become the eighteenth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “Our Jazz APP program was introduced 11 years ago to provide a clearer pathway for professional […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201830 Views

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Concordia’s spring 2018 honorands describe a turning point in their lives

From life as a World War II refugee to mentorship from Mordecai Richler, some of this year’s 11 distinguished recipients recall their formative learning experiences May 16, 2018 At this year’s spring convocation ceremonies, Concordia is welcoming 11 new honorands who have made their mark in the fields of law, art, Indigenous rights, journalism, nanoscience, business and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201817 Views

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First Dennis Franklin Cromarty Scholarship Awarded – Magic 99.9

May 16, 2018 Thunder Bay’s Labour Council is giving out its first Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School Scholarship. They gave $500 to Latisha Pascal from Keewaywin First Nation north of Red Lake. She is pursuing a career in health care. (Photo supplied) Read More: http://www.magic999.ca/news/1041805345/first-dennis-franklin-cromarty-scholarship-awarded

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201818 Views

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Non Indigenous professor gets go ahead to teach residential schools course – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018 HALIFAX _ A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201820 Views

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NL Government: New Children, Youth and Families Act Protects Children and Youth and Supports Families

May 15, 2018 New legislation to promote the safety and well-being of children and youth will begin second reading in the House of Assembly today. The new Children, Youth and Families Act will replace the Children and Youth Care and Protection Act. The new act builds on the principles of the previous act and is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201830 Views

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Media Advisory – Maskwacîs Cree Chiefs to host signing ceremony to celebrate landmark education agreement with Government of Canada

MASKWACÎS, TREATY 6 TERRITORY, May 15, 2018  – On Friday, May 18, 2018,  the four Maskwacîs Cree Nations will host a public ceremony to celebrate the signing of a landmark First Nations education agreement with the Government of Canada. The Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission Resource and Development Agreement—which includes signatories from the Chiefs of each of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201834 Views

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U of S Gladue Rights Research Database first of its kind in Canada

SASKATOON—A unique-in-Canada research database developed and launched at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will help to ensure the Gladue rights of Indigenous people are fully accounted for during sentencing. May 15, 2018 “It is important when sentencing a convicted Indigenous offender that judges be provided with information and facts pertaining to the historical […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2018118 Views

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Farm to table – KPU is building a better food system

Food systems conference invites internationally-recognized experts and local community leaders to tackle a multi-pronged problem together. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is bringing together community leaders and internationally-recognized food systems experts together this summer for a two-day conference with the goal of making sustainable local and regional food systems. “We need a better food system,” said Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201824 Views

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New Canada Research Chair to Study Arctic Sovereignty, Security and Resiliency – Trent University

One of Canada’s foremost experts on Arctic history and contemporary Northern policy, Dr. Whitney Lackenbauer, will receive $1.4 million over seven years to help improve academic, policy and public dialogue related to Canada’s North, as Trent University’s newest tier 1 Canada research chair (CRC). Professor Lackenbauer will join Trent’s School for the Study of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201818 Views

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Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs – University of Winnipeg

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201828 Views

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