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NB Student Group Says Province Is Taking Wrong Direction With SEED Program – Huddle Today

Jan 24, 2020 FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA), which represents approximately 12,000 post-secondary students, disagrees with the provincial government’s direction on the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program. Post-secondary, training and labour minister Trevor Holder announced changes to the program this week that would cut the number of placements by approximately 200, […]

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Annual report gives snapshot view of SE Cornerstone – Weyburn Review

January 24, 2020 The annual report for the Southeast Cornerstone School Division for the 2018-19 school year was passed by the board of trustees, and has been filed with the provincial Ministry of Education, providing a snapshot view of the school division’s year. Cornerstone had a total enrolment of 8,162 students, including 386 First Nations […]

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Carleton Helps Get the Word Out in Indigenous Communities

While reviewing hospital records from the Sioux Lookout Health Centre in northern Ontario, Tom Kovesi noticed a high number of children had symptoms of respiratory conditions that can be caused by mold. A pediatric respirologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Kovesi recognized that ensuring people knew how to get rid of […]

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Actua Publishes AI Education Handbook to Bring AI Into Canadian Classrooms

(OTTAWA, January 24, 2020) — ​​Today marked the release of ​Actua’s AI Education Handbook​,an accessible learning tool on the basics of artificial intelligence to help educators bring AI learning into classrooms across Canada. Available to everyone online, ​Actua’s AI Education Handbook ​is part of Actua’s AI Project, an initiative supported by Google.org and the Canadian […]

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Humboldt Collegiate visual arts students show off to the public – Humboldt Journal

January 24, 2020 HUMBOLDT — A new annual event aims to allow Humboldt Collegiate’s visual arts students to show off their hard work to the public. The high school held its inaugural art coffee house on Jan. 23. “Because so many of my students work so hard,” said Chole Monz, the visual arts teacher, “I […]

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The Daily Friday, January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020 Retail trade, November 2019 In November, retail sales rose 0.9% to $51.5 billion, largely offsetting the 1.1% decline in October. The increase was primarily attributable to higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores, both of which were down in October. Continue reading International Day of Education […]

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U of L professor reflects on high Indigenous prison population – CTV News

January 23, 2020 LETHBRIDGE — After a prison watchdog revealed Wednesday that 30 per cent of prisoners in federal custody are Indigenous peoples, a University of Lethbridge Indigenous governance and management professor Don McIntyre said he believes that’s a problem that needs to be fixed. “Indigenous inmates are walking through a system which is not […]

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Regina event showcases Indigenous women’s voices on day that controversial lecture had been scheduled – CBC

Organizing group Matriarchs on Duty inspired by traditional role of women Jan 23, 2020 An event at the First Nations University of Canada in Regina Thursday is bringing together women to have their voices heard. Speaking for Ourselves will feature women performing songs and poetry, as well as an open mic. The event runs from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202036 Views

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26th Annual Algoma University Student Awards

On January 22, 2020, the Algoma University community gathered to celebrate the academic achievements of its students at the 26th Annual Algoma University Student Awards at The Pavilion at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. “The students we are honouring tonight are being recognized for their hard work and dedication to their studies […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202028 Views

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Three time Olympic ski jumper inspires youth at AETS Aboriginal leadership program conference – Anishinabek News

January 23, 2020 THUNDER BAY — Anishinabek Employment and Training Services (AETS) kicked off its Aboriginal Leadership Program with a presentation by three-time Olympic ski jumper Steve Collins on Jan. 13 in Thunder Bay. “Every day [ski jumping coach Slav Kardas] coached you, he really made you feel like a world champion and I think […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202040 Views

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Hay River to host N.W.T.’s 1st Arctic Winter Games archery trials – CBC

20 athletes from 4 N.W.T. communities are competing for spots at 2020 Arctic Winter Games Jan 23, 2020 Twenty archers in the Northwest Territories are set to compete in Hay River this weekend for a spot in the Arctic Winter Games’ first archery competition. Archery isn’t an official sport of the games, but it could […]

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Indigenous Authors Explain Why Schools Need Less Shakespeare – VICE

Writers like Terese Mailhot and Waubgeshig Rice have some thoughts on the overhaul of Grade 11 reading lists in Ontario. Ottawa Catholic School Board is revitalizing its Grade 11 English curriculum by swapping out the old reading list—saturated with white authors like Shakespeare, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Margaret Atwood—with Indigenous literature from Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Tanya […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202040 Views

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Portage College Public Legal Education Program Funding Renewed

January 21, 2020 The Alberta Law Foundation recently announced renewed funding for the Portage College Public Legal Education (PLE) program, which offers public legal education workshops and resources in cooperation with communities and organizations in northeast Alberta. The program is running for its nineteenth consecutive year. Program Coordinator Shelley Jackson explains: “Back in 2000, past […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202020 Views

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Editorial | No pipeline against Indigenous consent is a good pipeline – The Martlet

January 22, 2020 The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs evicted Coastal GasLink workers earlier this month, clearly expressing their lack of consent for the pipeline on unceded lands. Throughout the past few weeks, protests have responded to the international call for solidarity from Unist’ot’en Camp and Gidimt’en Checkpoint. Somehow, the B.C. government has deemed that the Coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202023 Views

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Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Most Responsible for Early Learning and Child Care

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers work together to improve early learning and child care for Canadian families and children January 22, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Federal, provincial and territorial ministers most responsible for early learning and child care met today to discuss shared interests for early learning and child care systems across Canada to improve the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202049 Views

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Historic MOU with Glooscap First Nation strengthens path toward truth and reconciliation at Acadia University

A recently-signed contract between the Glooscap First Nation and Acadia University is creating a one-of-a-kind model to support the indigenization of education on a Canadian campus. First of its kind In November 2019, Acadia welcomed the Indigenous community to War Memorial Gymnasium, with a Mawio’mi, featuring dancing, drumming, and cuisine. The celebration, also called a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202045 Views

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McMaster students meet to design Canada’s future – Daily News

What does Canada need to get right in the next 10 years? Close to 100 McMaster students braved last Saturday’s snowstorm to spend a day focusing on that question. “Designing Canada,” a master class held at Wilson Hall on McMaster’s main campus, brought students from across all six Faculties and the Arts & Science Program […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202040 Views

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Director of Research for MMIWG inquiry to speak at Brock

Karine Duhamel will be at Brock University Thursday, Jan. 23 to talk about her work as Director of Research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and the work she has done since with families and survivors. Duhamel’s research focuses on Indigenous rights movements in Canada and the U.S., […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202024 Views

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SMU welcomes Ryan Francis as first Indigenous Visiting Fellow

January 21, 2020 Ryan Francis has only been on campus for a couple of weeks and already he’s bringing new ways of thinking to Saint Mary’s, as the university’s first Indigenous Visiting Fellow. Starting with the Red Tape Game on January 22 in the Dauphinee Centre, between the men’s Huskies hockey team and the Acadia […]

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Nunatsiavut Government: New high-school text book for Inuit-specific course launched

A high-school text book – InukKutivut IlukKusivut Our People, Our Culture – to accompany the Labrador Inuit Society and Culture course being offered at schools within Nunatsiavut will be officially launched during a ceremony at Amos Comenius Memorial School in Hopedale this evening. “The course has been offered for the past five years in our […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202029 Views

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Painter, Poet and Composer To Headline Guelph Lecture

January 21, 2020 How the human body has been represented in art over the last 200 years, and what those representations tell us about art and society, will be the topic of a keynote address by acclaimed painter and sculptor Eric Fischli at this year’s Guelph Lecture: On Being. Co-presented by the University of Guelph, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202026 Views

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SK Government: Following Their Voices Improves Graduation Rates And Credit Attainment For First Nations, Métis And Inuit Students

January 21, 2020 Over the past five years, the Following Their Voices initiative has been successful in improving First Nations, Métis and Inuit student credit attainment and grad rates. The Government of Saskatchewan is encouraged by the positive results it is seeing at the 34 Saskatchewan schools that are participating in initiative. Since FTV has […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202051 Views

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Canadore College holds its first ever Round Dance

Jan 21, 2020 The Round Dance is one of the oldest ceremonies in Indigenous culture. Its purpose is to honour those who have passed on. Throughout the gathering, many different songs are shared by many different singers. “When we dance together to each song, our ancestors are dancing with us, says Nathalie Restoule, who coordinated […]

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Side 2020 – 2020 International Education Summit – Montréal Welcomes Al Gore to the First International Education Summit Under the Patronage of UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 21, 2020 – The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation is pleased to welcome several distinguished guests for the inaugural 2020 International Education Summit (SIDE 2020) that will be taking place from May 12 to 14 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Speakers include environmentalist and 45th Vice President of the United States, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202049 Views

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Commissioner of Yukon to present new literary prize

The BC and Yukon Book Prizes and the Office of the Commissioner of Yukon are happy to announce the first-ever literary prize for the Yukon writing and publishing community. The Borealis Prize: The Commissioner of Yukon Award for Literary Contribution will be administered by the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and awarded annually by the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202024 Views

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Indigenous Perspectives Conference returns to Red Deer College – rdnewsnow.com

The fourth annual Indigenous Perspectives Conference will take place January 30 and 31 at Red Deer College. The conference, which began as an initiative for Education students, will be open and free to the public this year. “On January 30 at 7 p.m., we have a free screening of the film about Jordan River Anderson […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202030 Views

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Cambrian College Introduces new General Arts and Science Program with Indigenous Specialization

January 20, 2020 SUDBURY – Cambrian College is offering a new program this September to provide Indigenous students a unique, culturally relevant pathway to a college education. The one-year General Arts and Science-Indigenous Specialization certificate program combines Indigenous programming with other core academic courses in English and math. Students will also have the opportunity to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202025 Views

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Brandon University to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum for public presentation

January 17, 2020 Brandon University is honoured to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum to give a public presentation next week. Dr. McCallum, a First Nations woman of Cree heritage who was appointed in 2017 to represent Manitoba in the Senate, is a dentist who devoted most of her career to providing dental and medical services […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202025 Views

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Bannock taco day fundraiser returns to fuel student success at OC Salmon Arm Campus

A popular fundraiser that provides emergency aid for students at Okanagan College’s Salmon Arm campus is this week. Community members are invited to join students and staff for a delicious lunch for a good cause. Bannock tacos will be served in the Gathering Place on campus, 2552 10th Ave NE, Salmon Arm, from 11 a.m. […]

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Inspiring public event at BU to focus on science, politics of protecting nature

January 17, 2020 Brandon University invites you to join environmental activist Ken Wu of the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance and world renowned conservation biologist Dr. Reed Noss for informative and inspiring presentations on the science, geography, and politics of protecting nature in Canada as we commence 2020, the year in which an unprecedented focus on biodiversity […]

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YT Government: Owner’s Advisor contract awarded for Whistle Bend elementary school

Colliers Project Leaders has been awarded the Owner’s Advisor contract for the Whistle Bend elementary school. The contract will be awarded in four phases with the first phase worth $145,619. The total value of the contract is $765,225. Colliers Project Leaders will work with the Government of Yukon to develop the conceptual design and tender […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202021 Views

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Sakku School consultations in Coral Harbour

17 January 2020 The Government of Nunavut (GN) is looking for feedback on the major renovation and addition of Sakku School in Coral Harbour. An upgrade of the existing school means the community will have access to a large gym and offer more services for young children, their parents and students with special needs. New […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202021 Views

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Six new capital construction projects in planning stages at UTSC – Varsity

New residence, Scarborough Medical Academy, Indigenous House in the works The UTSC Campus Council announced plans for new capital construction projects on November 19 to address the need for additional space on campus. Student residence A 747-bed student residence will begin bidding for contractor selection in mid-January and is scheduled to be completed by the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202026 Views

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Site of planned Jumbo Valley ski resort to be protected, managed by First Nations – Vernon Morning Star

Development rights permanently retired for site of proposed year-round ski resort west of Invermere A decades-long dispute over the development of a proposed ski resort in the mountains west of Invermere is over. The Ktunaxa Nation Council has announced that the area around the Jumbo Valley — known as Qat’muk — will be protected under […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202055 Views

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Better access to affordable, quality child care for Fraser Valley families

Jan. 17, 2020 CHILLIWACK – Child care is getting less expensive and easier to find in the Fraser Valley as the Province invests in more than 420 new child care spaces to give more parents the option to return to work, go back to school or pursue other opportunities. “When families have access to quality […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202023 Views

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International Mentoring Day: Ministers LaGrange, Schulz

Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange and Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz issued the following statement for International Mentoring Day: “Jan. 17 is International Mentoring Day, on which we recognize the thousands of mentors across the province who play critical roles in the lives of young Albertans every day. “Mentoring helps young people by strengthening […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202069 Views

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University of Winnipeg: New report outlines bold actions to prepare graduates to succeed

Manitoba’s universities and colleges partner with the Business Council of Manitoba to outline bold actions and prepare graduates to succeed: Horizon Manitoba report released. Manitoba universities and colleges, in conjunction with the Business Council of Manitoba, have unveiled a new strategic action plan that outlines a bold vision for delivering the knowledge and skills that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202071 Views

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Rotating teacher strikes continue: List of affected school boards – CTV News

January 17, 2020 KITCHENER — The union representing Ontario’s public elementary teachers says rotating strikes will continue next week. ETFO says three school boards will be participating in one-day job action on Wednesday if the government doesn’t address some critical issues by the end of the day Friday. “We have no choice but to commence […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202033 Views

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Portage College Offers Free Community Adult Learning Programs (CALP)

January 16, 2020 The Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) at Portage College allow adults to learn meaningful skills, using delivery methods and scheduling to meet each learner’s needs. CALP is available in Bonnyville, St. Paul, Frog Lake First Nation, Cold Lake First Nation, Whitefish Lake/Goodfish Lake First Nation, Kehewin Cree Nation and Elk Point. All […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202035 Views

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NB Government: Regional consultation tour on education green paper

17 January 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, in partnership with the seven school districts, is organizing regional consultations in several New Brunswick communities. These consultation sessions will provide an opportunity for students, teachers, parents, school employees and community partners to meet with Education and Early Childhood Development Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202036 Views

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Applications open for BC Parks Student Ranger Program

Jan. 16, 2020 VICTORIA – Young adults keen to work outdoors this summer and to acquire a diverse range of job skills can now apply for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program. Now in its third season, the Student Ranger Program provides 48 young adults with training and employment opportunities in B.C.’s parks and protected […]

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TransAlta Announces 2020 Outlook and ESG Targets, Declares Increased Common Dividend and Appoints John P. Dielwart as the next Chair of the Board

CALGARY, Alberta (January 16, 2020) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) announced today its financial outlook and environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) targets for 2020, highlighted by the addition of recently commissioned projects and productivity improvements, which are expected to drive strong comparable EBITDA and free cash flow (“FCF”) performance […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202063 Views

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Statement by Dené National Chief Norman Yakeleya on the opening of the Indian Day School claims process for former students

Statement by Dené National Chief Norman Yakeleya on the opening of the Indian Day School claims process for former students FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – January 13, 2019] – The Dené Nation is pleased to announce that the Federal Indian Day Schools Class Action is now moving to implementation. Starting today January 13th, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 202058 Views

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Student Success At The Heart Of New Home For Teaching, Learning And Innovation

Jan 16, 2020 A flexible learning environment that supports students, faculty, employees and the community is at the core of a new home for Lethbridge College’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation. A renovation of the Buchanan Library space has brought nine departments together under one roof in a collaborative environment that meets the changing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202040 Views

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BC Government: Better access to affordable, quality child care for Richmond families

Jan. 16, 2020 RICHMOND – Child care is getting less expensive and easier to find in Richmond with the Province funding more than 130 new, affordable child care spaces to give more parents the option to return to work, go back to school or pursue other opportunities. “Families are struggling to find child care across […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202029 Views

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U of Toronto: Building Equitable AI for Public Health

Training next generation to close gap in AI and health inequalities A pan-Canadian institute designed to train emerging public health and computational science researchers in equitable artificial intelligence (AI) will be launched this summer by an interdisciplinary team of Canadian scientists. Using interactive teaching methods, case examples and multidisciplinary team-based learning, the Equitable AI for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202064 Views

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GDI T&E West-Central Selection Committee Member ( 1 vacancy)

Jan 16, 2020 West-Central Selection Committee Member ( 1 vacancy) The Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) invites applications from the Métis community for the West-Central Selection Committee Member volunteer role. Gabriel Dumont Institute Training & Employment Inc (GDIT&E) was established in 2006 to serve the Métis training and employment needs in Saskatchewan. GDIT&E falls under the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202031 Views

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KDocsFF 2020 Film Festival fights for the truth

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 KDocsFF, Metro Vancouver’s premier social justice film festival, is back for 2020. The Kwantlen Polytechnic University-organized festival will screen 13 films, including eight Canadian features and a Canadian short, over four days in February. This year the theme is Truth in a Post-truth World. “All of the films deal with the issue […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202038 Views

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Advocating for progress and inclusivity: Indigenous councillor and BCIT alumna Orene Askew proves change is possible – BCIT

January 16, 2020 “My being at this table is a really big deal,” says Orene Askew, BCIT Broadcast and Media alumna and DJ. “I mean, someone like me—a mixed black and Indigenous two-spirited woman—sitting here.” She’s talking about the 18-ft, honey-coloured cedar table, hand-carved by Indigenous artist Xwalacktunn (Rick Harry). It’s where the elected 16 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202068 Views

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ON Government: Applications Open for the Minister’s Advisory Council on Special Education

Members to Provide Input on Programs and Services to Support Students January 16, 2020 TORONTO — Ontario is calling on interested individuals to apply for the Minister’s Advisory Council on Special Education (MACSE). The Council members will provide advice to the Minister of Education on the development and delivery of special education programs and services. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202051 Views

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