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Nunavut Arctic College – Staff and Faculty show off their sewing skills after a Kamik making course! – Education News Canada

May 22, 2019 Nunavut Arctic College offered a course in Kamik Making as Professional Development for Faculty and Staff for 6 weeks during the months of March, and April. All participants demonstrated their traditional Inuit sewing skills taught by Mary Panipak, assisted by Mary Akulukjuk. A month prior to the starting date of the course, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201921 Views

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Ontario Indigenous leader ‘perplexed’ with revised high school curriculum as collaboration ‘never happened’ – CBC

New high school courses come after halted sessions between province, Indigenous advisers in summer of 2018 May 22, 2019 Ontario’s education minister has announced the provincial government’s revised Indigenous curriculum but it’s not sitting well with one First Nations territorial organization that represents dozens of Indigenous communities in the province’s far north. The curriculum is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201924 Views

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Successful Student Work Placement Program increases on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students

84,000 work placements will be created by 2023–024 May 22, 2019              Montréal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, they build career skills, their resumes and connections that help them get good jobs when they graduate. Work-integrated learning through the Student Work Placement Program is how the […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201915 Views

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NAN Responds to Provincial Education Curriculum Launch

THUNDER BAY, ON (May 21, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies curriculum launch in Thunder Bay today: “We are disappointed that the province has walked back its commitment to the curriculum by offering it as […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201926 Views

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Ontario Launches First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies Curriculum

Curriculum Will Support Better Learning in Grades 9 – 12 May 21, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario — Ontario’s Government for the people is supporting Indigenous students and Indigenous education by releasing the new First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies, Grades 9 – 12, curriculum on the Ministry of Education website for school boards, educators, parents, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201949 Views

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Skills Ontario Competition medalists move on to national level

Over 2,400 students competed in nearly 70 skilled trade and tech contests and challenges TORONTO, ON (May 17, 2019) – More than 65 students from across Ontario will move forward to the upcoming Skills Canada National Competition at the end of May after earning gold medals earlier this month at the 30th Skills Ontario Competition. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201922 Views

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Government of Canada invests over half a billion dollars to support thousands of students and researchers across the country

Funding includes support for science and engineering researchers starting their careers May 21, 2019 – Hamilton, Ontario – Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to discoveries that will help solve some of our biggest challenges. When we invest in the innovative and creative work being […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201926 Views

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TRU celebrates five outstanding leaders with honorary degrees

MAY 17, 2019 KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce this year’s honorary doctorate recipients, each of whom will receive their degrees during convocation ceremonies occurring June 5–7. The honorary degree is the highest form of recognition offered by TRU and awarded for demonstrated excellence in the fields of public affairs, the sciences, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201919 Views

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Successful Student Work Placement Program increases access to on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada 84,000 work placements will be created by 2023–24 May 21, 2019 Calgary, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, they build career skills, their resumes and connections that help them get great jobs when they graduate. Work-integrated learning through the Student […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201926 Views

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12 Alberta students recognized with Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal educational paths were awarded today at the Alberta School Boards Association’s second annual award ceremony May 11, 2019, Edmonton, AB — Hosted by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA), presented […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201919 Views

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In lead up to Women Deliver 2019, Government of Canada announces innovative cross-sector partnerships to advance gender equality

May 21, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Advancing gender equality and investing in women is essential to growing the middle class, strengthening the economy, and building a healthier, more secure future in Canada and around the world. As Canada prepares to host the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, the world’s […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201930 Views

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Enactus Lakehead runner-up in their league at the national exposition

May 17, 2019 – Thunder Bay, Ont. From May 7 to 9, Enactus Lakehead competed at the Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver along with 68 other Canadian universities and colleges. Enactus Lakehead presented two projects (Making Cents! and Getting Financially Lit!) in a dynamic 17 minute presentation and won runner-up in their league in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201913 Views

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Campus Alberta Central opens new Ponoka Learning Centre

The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Ponoka Civic Building on Friday, May 24. The event will begin with a formal grand opening ceremony at 2:30 p.m. followed by a free community BBQ, facility tours and information displays. The Ponoka Civic Building is home to the new Ponoka Jubilee Library which […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201917 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Five exceptional community leaders to receive honorary degrees

05/17/19 Five stellar citizens whose stewardship in improving access to math, Indigenous language, history, and environmental education has had profound influence in Manitoba and beyond, will be recognized at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring 2019 Convocation ceremonies. Environmental steward and elder, Dave Courchene; Indigenous historian and elder, Ruth Christie; mathematician and educator John Mighton; and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201927 Views

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Brock endorses new equity, diversity and inclusion charter

Brock University has reaffirmed its commitment to foster a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization through its endorsement of a new nationwide charter. The Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada pilot program and charter was announced last week by Federal Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan. Inspired by the United Kingdom’s Athena SWAN […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201916 Views

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Loyalist College to offer CPA’S Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance and AFOA Canada’s Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Designation

Belleville, Ontario, May 15, 2019 – Loyalist College has received accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) under the CPA National Accreditation Standards to deliver the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) program and applied courses. Effective Fall 2019, Loyalist Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma students had the opportunity to develop additional […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201920 Views

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BC Government: More students supported by SOGI-inclusive education

May 17, 2019 VANCOUVER – All 60 B.C. school districts and several independent schools have joined the B.C. SOGI Educator Network to further help educators make schools safe and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Education and community partners gathered at Jim Deva Plaza in Vancouver’s West End for the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201945 Views

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Grade 10 student, Bhavya Mohan, takes home top honours at Canada-Wide Science Fair with new treatment strategy to combat cancerous cells naturally

FREDERICTON, May 17, 2019 – The jury is out. The judgment is rendered. Canada’s most inspiring and ingenious science project in 2019 belongs to Bhavya Mohan, a 16-year-old, grade 10 student from Ottawa. Bhavya received the news that he had earned the Best Fair Project award at Canada-Wide Science Fair 2019 on May 16th at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Mohan’s project entitled “Taking ABiTE […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201960 Views

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USask scholars win prestigious national awards

Three outstanding University of Saskatchewan (Usask) researchers have been awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships and fellowships totaling $430,000 for research that will advance regenerative medicine and improve water quality and mental health. May 16, 2019 “These stellar scholars will contribute to cutting-edge research that will help improve our health and environment and position them as […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201924 Views

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NStQ skills co-ordinator selected for Jane Goodall Institute Uganda internship – The Williams Lake Tribune

May. 17, 2019 Angie Hare, 24, was one of eight people chosen in Canada for the International Aboriginal Youth Internship It’s a long way from Williams Lake to Uganda — 13,592 kilometres in fact. And for Angie Hare, a skills co-ordinator with the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ), it will be the farthest she’s ever […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201953 Views

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The Ogemawahj Tribal Council enhance cultural resources for six First Nations – Anishinabeknews.ca

May 16, 2019 CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA FIRST NATION—The Ogemawahj Tribal Council recently updated a series of books featuring governance, language, culture, community activities, history and the land in each of the member First Nations. “We’ve been doing some work with our communities and our school boards updating a curriculum resource that was created in 2002,” […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201925 Views

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Students to get a chance to help set educational policy – paNOW

May 16, 2019 A group of teenagers in the province is going to get a chance to help influence the future of education in Saskatchewan. The provincial government announced Thursday that it will soon be seeking applications for the first youth council on education. Its first meeting is planned for the fall. “We want to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201921 Views

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FNTI: Roots Calling Documentary Now Available!

May 16, 2019 Roots Calling, a documentary directed by Joel George of Prime Focus Productions is a documentary about identity and belonging. The film documents the life story of Eddie Gough after being ‘scooped’ as a baby and raised in a Caucasian world. We follow him as he embarks on his pivotal first visit to his home […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201920 Views

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U of Ottawa: Yellowknife Health Effects Monitoring Program Completes Baseline Study

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Dr. Laurie Chan and his team from the University of Ottawa are pleased to announce that the first phase of the Yellowknife Health Effects Monitoring Program (YKHEMP) is complete, giving residents of Dettah, Ndilo and Yellowknife a comprehensive baseline picture of the level of arsenic exposure and other metals for the first time. […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201927 Views

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Tomson Highway project, Songs in the Key of Cree, visits Brandon

May 16, 2019 BRANDON – Acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway’s latest project will come to Brandon University’s (BU’s) Evans Theatre on Tuesday, June 11 as part of a Manitoba tour. Songs in the Key of Cree, written and composed by Highway, is a new country and western musical theatre project being developed by the Manitoba-born […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201920 Views

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Tickets available for Charles Weaselhead dinner – Medicine Hat News

May 17, 2019. Lethbridge Herald Tickets are now available for the first dinner honouring incoming University of Lethbridge Chancellor Charles Weaselhead. Alberta Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell will install Weaselhead, the university’s first Indigenous chancellor, earlier in the day during the first spring convocation ceremony on May 30. He will then preside over the Chancellor’s Dinner […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201923 Views

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Five Junior Canadian Rangers Graduate from Dennis Franklin Cromarty – NetNewsLedger

May 17, 2019 THUNDER BAY – Five Junior Canadian Rangers from remote First Nations from the Far North of Ontario have graduated from an Indigenous high school in Thunder Bay. “It was great to see their smiling faces,” said Captain John McNeil, the Canadian Army officer commanding the junior Rangers in Northern Ontario, who attended […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201917 Views

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Parkland College earns national award for excellence in indigenous education

May 10, 2019 Parkland College has been selected for a national award recognizing its achievements in indigenous education. Parkland College won the Silver Award for Indigenous Education Excellence at the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) annual conference this week. NorQuest College (Edmonton) was chosen for the gold, while Algonquin College (Ottawa) took the bronze. Parkland […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201916 Views

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My Northern Project – Call for Applications for Arctic Circle 2019

May 16, 2019 This call for applications is open to PhD students from UArctic member institutions outside Québec working in the field of northern or Arctic research. The goal of this call is to identify six finalists that UArctic will select to represent UArctic and present their work at the Arctic Circle Assembly, held from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201934 Views

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Annual dinner first official event for new chancellor Charles Weaselhead

May 16, 2019 The University of Lethbridge’s annual Chancellor’s Dinner is of special significance this year as it will mark the first official event for Charles Weaselhead, the U of L’s first Indigenous chancellor. Weaselhead’s historic appointment by the U of L Senate took place earlier this spring and he will be installed officially as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201940 Views

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B.C. students’ success to be showcased to the world at conference

May 16, 2019 VANCOUVER – The achievements of B.C. students and the province’s world-class education system will be in the international spotlight as top education policy-makers gather in Vancouver next week. This is the first time that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will hold its Future of Education and Skills 2030 Project […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201929 Views

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U of R Student receives Vanier Scholarship to Explore the Media’s Role in Reconciliation in Canada

May 16, 2019 Merelda Fiddler-Potter, a University of Regina doctoral student in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), has been awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship valued at $150,000 over three years. “As a university community, we are committed to facing the difficult truths of our colonial past in order to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201937 Views

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NW-ACE program’s golden glow: international recognition for in community entrepreneurial training program

May 16, 2019, Victoria, BC – The Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACE) program, developed in partnership with Tribal Resources Investment Corporation (TRICORP), provincial and federal governments and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has been honoured with the 2019 Excellence in Practice Gold Award in the special category of Ecosystem Development. Bestowed on the program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201959 Views

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Canada’s highest honour: Governor General lauds SmartICE for integrating technology and Inuit knowledge – MUN

May 13, 2019 Dr. Trevor Bell and the SmartICE team have been recognized with a Governor General’s Innovation Award for their groundbreaking work on climate change adaptation. SmartICE is an award-winning project that integrates on-ice technology, remote sensing and Inuit knowledge to generate near real-time information of ice conditions for Arctic communities. It was named […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201937 Views

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Giving young Montréalers the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release May 16, 2019 Montréal, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201936 Views

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Alberta’s newest university set to graduate its first class since transition from Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD)

Calgary, AB – Alberta University of the Arts (formerly Alberta College of Art and Design) will graduate 200 students on May 16, 2019, who will be the first alumni of the only art, craft and design university in Alberta and the prairies, and one of only four in Canada. “This is a historic and exciting moment […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201973 Views

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New Funding for Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association

May 15, 2019 Government announced annual funding for the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association of $205,700 today, May 15, at an event at Glooscap First Nation. The association has 16 chapters in the province and advocates on matters of importance to Indigenous women and girls. “The Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association is a strong voice […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201959 Views

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Government of Yukon seeking feedback on Yukon University legislation

May 15, 2019 The Government of Yukon is asking for feedback about new legislation to support transitioning Yukon College to become Yukon University. Yukoners can share their thoughts by filling out a public survey from May 15 to June 30. Yukon College will be the first university north of 60 offering both college and university […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201928 Views

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Minister and CUE Student officially open AWC

May 13, 2019 Grand Opening celebrations took place at Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) as Minister Amarjeet Sohi officially opened the new 30,000 sq.ft. Allan Wachowich Centre for Science, Research, and Innovation, with CUE student, Julia De Benedetto, cutting the ceremonial ribbon. The $15.9 million state-of-the-art building is the largest building project in the 98-year history […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201932 Views

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New Western-led study explains why adoptive parents need more “Time to Attach”

The child welfare system in Canada is in “a state of crisis,” according to a new report from Western University. There are too many children and youth flowing into the system, especially from marginalized social groups including First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and African Canadians. There are also not enough children or youth leaving […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201949 Views

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(Okanagan) College names Christensen, Louie and Galbraith as 2019 Honorary Fellows

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is bestowing its highest honour on three notable Okanagan residents, each of whom has made unique and meaningful contributions through public service, mentorship and philanthropy. Tom Christensen, Robert Louie and George Galbraith will be named Honorary Fellows of Okanagan College during Convocation ceremonies in Kelowna and Vernon this June. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201934 Views

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Schools welcome children entering kindergarten next year

May 14, 2019 Schools are making special efforts this month to welcome 1,350 pre-schoolers who will be entering kindergarten next year and their parents. The Welcome to Kindergarten program is being offered by 43 schools to give families a chance to tour their new school, meet teachers and administrators, and learn how they can support their child’s […]

by pnationtalk on May 15, 201989 Views

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Indigenous STEAM Camp receives NSERC funding

Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre’s Indigenous STEAM Camp received a boost from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in the form of $75,000 in funding over three years. The camp, which is designed for students from Grades 1 – 3 and 4 – 6, gives children the opportunity to participate in activities that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201942 Views

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Coady, Latin American organization partnering for women’s leadership course

May 14, 2019 Coady International Institute and Fundación Educacion Popular en Salud (EPES) to offer regional Women’s Leadership course in Chile Women leaders from Central and South America have a new opportunity to build their leadership skills and learn to better position themselves and their organizations for creating social change. Coady International Institute is collaborating […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201928 Views

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Bowdoin: Parts of Campus Bring a Light to Wabanaki History

Maine’s Wabanaki tribes and allies are shifting the way people in Maine, including at Bowdoin, are engaging with the state’s colonial history and the injustices inflicted on the indigenous population. Several recent iniatives at Bowdoin have encouraged students to pursue a deeper understanding of the impact of colonial history on Native Americans, and to learn […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201931 Views

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UCN Releases New Strategic Plan

In recognition of the importance of University College of the North (UCN) in supporting social and economic development in northern Manitoba, and as part of celebrating the 15th anniversary of UCN’s establishment as a university college, UCN’s Governing Council has released a new Strategic Plan that helps to ensure that UCN plays a leading role […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201941 Views

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Dr. Cindy Blackstock to be recognized with honorary degree for work addressing issues facing Indigenous children

The University of Lethbridge is pleased to recognize the work of Dr. Cindy Blackstock, a professor of social work at McGill University, by presenting her with an honorary degree at the University’s 2019 Spring Convocation ceremonies. Blackstock has spent her career speaking out against the systemic inequalities of services provided to First Nations children, youth […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201938 Views

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Results of the PhD Graduate Project – UM Today

May 14, 2019 — The Faculty of Graduate Studies is excited to share the results of the PhD Graduate Project, which was conducted over a six-month period in the latter half of 2018. The project employed searches of open-access data sources, such as official university, company, and social media websites to determine the current and/or […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201925 Views

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Western red cedars die off as extended dry spells continue, say experts – CBC

May 14, 2019 ‘First well-known species that’s likely to disappear’ due to lack of moisture, says forest pathologist Some Western red cedars are struggling after repeated periods of drought and experts say the tree could vanish for good in spots with shallow, dry, rocky soil if current climate patterns continue. When Nick Page started posting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201946 Views

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Learning network with focus on Indigenous education receives 2019 Cmolik Prize

An initiative that is improving quality and equity in education in B.C. and has an emphasis on Indigenous learning is being recognized with Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Education 2019 Cmolik Prize. The $100,000 Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in B.C. is being awarded to Debbie Leighton-Stephens, Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201928 Views

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