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Minister Hawkins Announces Additional Child Care Support for Happy Valley-Goose Bay Families

November 16, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, today announced the addition of 30 affordable spaces for after school programs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay under the Child Care Capacity Initiative and phase two construction of the new Pumpkin House Child Care Centre. Minister Hawkins was joined at the announcement […]

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Welcoming Indigenous staff voices – Queen’s Gazette

November 16, 2018 Queen’s has added new staff positions to provide greater support to Indigenous students and those working with Indigenous communities. In recent years, Queen’s has been devoting additional resources to supporting and recruiting Indigenous students at Queen’s. This effort has only increased since the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission task force […]

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Ryerson rethinks the think tank—with an Indigenous focus – Macleans.ca

Nov 15, 2018 The Yellowhead Institute at Ryerson applies an Indigenous perspective to public policy It’s been a busy few months for the Yellowhead Institute. Ryerson University’s new think tank is doing what a think tank does: analyzing government policies, recruiting academics and conducting research on community projects. But Yellowhead is doing something that’s never […]

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Trent Celebrates Support of Indigenous Students and Programs at 43rd Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering

November 15, 2018 During the 43rd Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering, Trent University strengthened its long-standing support and leadership of Indigenous students and programs through a series of gift announcements. Two new Indigenous student support funds were created, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, named in honour of two professors who shaped the […]

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Four new schools to be built in one of the largest infrastructure contracts ever awarded by First Nations in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada

Construction to begin in Spring 2019 on four new schools and a major renovation in four First Nation communities in Northern Manitoba November 16, 2018 — Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory, Manitoba — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nation communities to invest in new and upgraded school facilities […]

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Next level nursing: Dwayne Pettyjohn prepares for Camosun’s innovative new health centre

November 13, 2018 When Dwayne Pettyjohn was working as an ambulance attendant in Toronto, he decided to pursue nursing because it combined helping others with an opportunity to learn transferable skills. “I’ve always been interested in health care and how nursing opens up a variety of portable career paths,” he explains. “You can go around […]

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SCDSB: Indigenous Heroes Premiere

World premiere of Heroes: Indigenous Role Models series on Nov. 21 November 15, 2018 On Nov. 21, the SCDSB will host the world premiere of the Heroes: Indigenous Role Models video, comic book and poster series. The series highlights the stories, successes and life experiences of a variety of individuals with First Nation, Métis or […]

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3 young Nova Scotians to share thoughts on reconciliation in new textbook – CBC

‘Just to hear the words that they shared … was really beautiful,” says teacher Jacob Gale Nov 16, 2018 Three young students from Nova Scotia have been selected to share their thoughts on reconciliation in a new social studies book that could be taught in classrooms across the country. Emelie Lutwick, Hayden Sheppard and Breanna […]

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Ryerson U – Flag ceremony: Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Date: November 19, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Location: TRS-3-180 Contact: Sana Mulji Dutt, sdutt@ryerson.ca Website: https://www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool/ Register for Flag ceremony: Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Download event as ICS file The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University was presented with the ceremonial flag of the Mississaugas of the […]

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GECDSB: Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week

November 19th – 23 is Bullying Awareness and prevention Week in Ontario. During the week, the Greater Essex District County District School Board will reaffirm its commitment to restorative approaches, which have their roots in teachings of Indigenous peoples from around the world. Elementary students throughout the GECDSB will be encouraged to reflect upon the […]

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U of L congratulates Inspiring Philanthropy Award winners

The University of Lethbridge congratulates all the winners of this year’s Inspiring Philanthropy Awards for their generosity and contributions to making southern Alberta a great place to live. Through their efforts, they have bettered the lives of individuals too numerous to count. The U of L is proud to have nominated three of the award […]

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KPDSB: Trustees honoured at last meeting of current Board, receive reports on enrolment, special education and capital projects

November 15, 2018 Trustees met at Dryden High School on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, for the final board meeting for the 2014-2018 Board of Trustees. KPDSB staff and administration recognized the important contributions of several members of the 2014-2018 Board of Trustees who will not be returning to the Board for the 2018-2022 term. Board […]

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

November 15, 2018 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will fly the Métis flag at our four main campuses in recognition of Louis Riel Memorial Day on Friday, November 16. This day celebrates the life of Louis Riel, a Canadian politician who represented the […]

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AB Government: Strengthening Indigenous languages in schools

Nov 15, 2018 The Alberta government is investing in a new program that will bring Indigenous language education into classrooms across the province. The first of its kind in Canada, the Indigenous Languages in Education grant program invests $6 million to increase Indigenous language teacher capacity and expand resource development for early childhood education, as […]

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Early Childhood Week – People and Organizations Across Quebec Stand “Hand in Hand for the Little Ones”!

MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2018 – The 540,000 children in the 0-to-5 age group in Quebec may make up a mere 6% of our population, but they represent 100% of our future. By this virtue alone, they deserve special care and attention from every sector of our society. The third edition of Early Childhood Week, which […]

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MNBC funded 10-week long programs

November 14th, 2018 Introduction to: Business Admin MNBC is pleased to announce a fully funded 10 week long Introduction to Business Admin Program Download Business Admin Program.pdf Introduction to: Construction Training MNBC is pleased to announce a fully funded 10 week long Introduction to Construction Worker Program in Surrey B.C. Download Construction Worker Program.pdf NT5

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Evolutionary biologists uncover new branch on Tree of Life in rare discovery published in Nature

November 14, 2018 (Halifax, N.S.) — Scientists at Dalhousie Universityhave discovered a new branch on the ‘Tree of Life’ that no one knew existed. Their findings were published today in the journal Nature and will be critical to better understanding the evolutionary history of life on earth. “This discovery literally redraws our branch of the ‘Tree of Life’ at […]

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Maamwizing 2018: Laurentian’s second Indigenous conference focuses on Indigenous research and the prioritization of the Indigenous voice

November 16, 2018 – Laurentian University, its newly formed Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute and its federated partner University of Sudbury are honoured to host the 2018 Maamwizing Indigenous Conference under the theme “Pursuing Indigenous Research in a Good Way.” Building from the success of the inaugural Maamwizing Conference in 2016, this edition aims to promote critical dialogue about Indigenous research by […]

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Laurier’s Cold Regions Research Centre hosts conference examining impact of climate change on Indigenous communities in the North

November 15, 2018 Waterloo — Wilfrid Laurier University’s 31st annual Cold Regions Research Centre Days conference will focus on the impacts of climate change on Indigenous communities in the cold regions of the world. The event, co-hosted by the Office of Indigenous Initiatives, will be held Nov. 29 and 30 in the Senate and Board Chamber on Laurier’s Waterloo campus. The two-day […]

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Aurora College Foundational Review Public Meeting

YELLOWKNIFE (November 14, 2018) – Minister of Education Culture and Employment Caroline Cochrane will hold a public meeting in Yellowknife to discuss the Government of the Northwest Territories response to the Aurora College Foundational Review. The meetings will give Yellowknife residents an opportunity to hear about next steps in the transformation of Aurora College into a […]

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They are cries of despair’ – Brantford Expositor

November 14, 2018 A creative writing award program honouring former Ontario lieutenant-governor James Bartleman draws up to 500 submissions a year from Indigenous youth. Bartleman read one during a visit to Laurier Brantford on Wednesday. The poem is full of anguish, with the young female author pleading with readers to “help me.” “A lot of […]

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A new network aims to connect and support Indigenous scholars – Macleans.ca

The program hopes to help Indigenous researchers feel less isolated and address health problems in their communities Nov 14, 2018 Vanessa Ambtman-Smith stands inside the Mshkikii Gamik medicine lodge that will loom large in her graduate research over the next four years. Located on the ground floor of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre in Sudbury, […]

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Marie Wilson on the memories of residential schools

Credits: The Walrus Marie Wilson talks about the trauma Indigenous people experienced in the residential school system, and what healing and reconciliation in Canada looks like, practically. Wilson is former Commissioner of the historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2009 to 2015). She has been an award-winning journalist, trainer, federal and territorial executive manager, […]

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Canadore Nominates Outstanding Graduates for 2018 Premier’s Awards

Nov 14, 2018 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) — Canadore College is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2018 Premier’s Awards for outstanding college graduates. Ernest Matton, Elder Little Brown Bear (Minesing, Ont.) – proud alumnus of Canadore’s general arts and science, and drug and alcohol counsellor programs, and manager of Indigenous culture and the Aboriginal […]

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Ilinniarvimmi Inuusilirijiit (II) Conference

14 November 2018  The Government of Nunavut Department of Education will be holding the third territorial Ilinniarvimmi Inuusilirijiit (II) Conference from November 13 to 16, 2018. The conference will focus on how to assist students with social-emotional regulation using two new made-in- Nunavut evidence based programs developed by the Department of Education and Ilinniarvimmi […]

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Infinity Women Secretariat Announces Prosperity Through Innovation

November 14, 2018 3-year project will support Métis women’s access to employment in Manitoba Winnipeg, MB – Infinity Women Secretariat has announced funding through Status of Women Canada for a three-year project that will improve access to employment for Métis mothers and caregivers across Manitoba. The announcement was made as part of an event hosted […]

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New federal investment to strengthen the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Manitoba

From: Status of Women Canada November 14, 2018 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Status of Women Canada Indigenous women hold important places as leaders in their families and communities, as givers and caretakers of life, as peacemakers, peacekeepers, and protectors. By creating the conditions for Indigenous women to succeed, we are also supporting their families and […]

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New federal investment will help improve women’s economic security in Québec’s Outaouais region

Project will improve women’s access to well-paying jobs in the automotive sector November 14, 2018 – Gatineau, Québec – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s […]

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Yukon College names Davida Wood as director of First Nations Initiatives

November 13, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has named Davida Wood as the new director of First Nations Initiatives (FNI). Wood previously held the position of manager within FNI since 2014. Wood is a citizen of the Teslin Tlingit Council. She belongs to the crow moietyand Kùkhhittàn clan.She first joined the College in 2011 as a facilitator […]

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New federal investment will help improve women’s economic security in Labrador

Projects will help women to participate more fully in the economy November 14, 2018 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s […]

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Program aims to develop more Indigenous teachers and ‘leaders within our community’ – CBC

‘It’s giving me a sense of being able to become something bigger’ Nov 13, 2018 A new program has been launched in Winnipeg to help more Indigenous students become teachers. The Build From Within-Ozhitoon Onji Peenjiiee teacher development program officially launched Tuesday morning at St. John’s High School. The Winnipeg School Division has teamed up […]

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UWinnipeg receives funding to support Indigenous language programs

The University of Winnipeg will receive $138,769 for community language programs and online language resources for the The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre and the Summer Institute for Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak Project, thanks to funding provided by the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI). This money is part of the $1.8 million announcement made today […]

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UNBC welcomes new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

November 13, 2018 The University of Northern British Columbia is celebrating the appointment of a new Canada Research Chair (CRC) and also the renewal of two CRCs. Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, an associate professor in Geography and the Northern Medical Program (NMP) has been named as the new Canada Research Chair in Humanities and Health […]

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Prestigious posts: Canada Research Chair appointments amplify Memorial’s cutting-edge research reputation

Nov 13th, 2018 A $2.4-million investment by the Government of Canada for three new Canada Research Chairs will accelerate Memorial’s international reputation for innovative multidisciplinary research benefiting Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond. The appointments were announced on Nov. 13 and include Dr. John Schouten, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Social Enterprise, Faculty of Business […]

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MUN: Fisheries and Marine Institute hosts symposium on Northwest Atlantic redfish

What could sustainable Canadian commercial fisheries for redfish look like in the future? To help answer the question, the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University is bringing together scientists from Canada and around the world, as well as fisheries managers, industry, Indigenous representatives and non-governmental organizations to participate in the Northwest Atlantic Redfish Symposium […]

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Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre Launches Public Lecture Series Science 360°

Moncton, N.B.. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre (ASEC) is launching a public lecture series. The Science 360° series will include keynote lectures each year from high-profile scientists as well as other scientific lectures. The initial theme for these lectures […]

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Talking treaties, research, and rights – Queen’s Gazette

November 13, 2018 A pair of recent events are furthering Indigeneity and reconciliation on campus through knowledge sharing. The relationship between settlers and Indigenous Peoples was in focus at Queen’s on Friday and Saturday. A workshop focused on research collaboration with Indigenous communities was hosted through the day on Friday. The workshop is an initiative […]

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Wiyokihiya, empower

The indigenous student experience at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is at the heart of the Indigenous Student Success Strategy. Indigenous students should feel welcome, inspired and empowered, but most of all they should feel like Sask Polytech is a place where they belong. Each of the Indigenous Student Success Strategy’s four goals—welcome, inspire, empower, belong—contribute to achieving this […]

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KPDSB recognized at 2018 Indspire National Gathering for Indigenous Education

November 12, 2018 The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board’s Four Directions Graduation Coach approach has once again been recognized by Indspire at their 2018 National Gathering for Indigenous Education. Tania Sterling, KPDSB Superintendent of Education, accepted the Indspire Nurturing Capacity: Documenting Community Success plaque on November 9, at the gathering in Edmonton, Alberta. The distinction was […]

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Carleton University Announces Canada Research Chairs in Indigenous Art and Climate Change

November 13, 2018 Two Carleton University professors have been appointed as Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Carmen Robertson is a new CRC in Indigenous art, while Stephan Gruber’s CRC in climate change has been renewed. “Carleton attracts leading researchers who are committed to innovation, collaboration and taking innovative approaches to addressing critical real-world problems,” said Rafik Goubran, vice-president (Research and […]

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Education does not always equal social mobility – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 13, 2018 By Louis Volante, Professor of Education, Brock University and John Jerrim, Lecturer in Economics and Social Statistics, UCL 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. […]

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Brandon University unveils TRC posters

November 13, 2018 Brandon University (BU) has unveiled new permanent posters that are being distributed around BU’s campuses to remind and encourage everyone to work toward reconciliation. The poster, featuring the artwork of Coast Salish artist Chad Leon, highlights some of the 94 recommendations and Calls to Action on education from the Truth and Reconciliation […]

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Vernon conference later this month aimed at early childhood educators – The Daily Courier

Nov 12, 2018 Anyone who works with children and families is invited to attend the Pathway to Truth and Reconciliation conference Nov. 23 and 24 at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus. While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action come out of the mistreatment of Aboriginal children in the Indian residential schools system, the conference […]

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Lakehead University’s sustainable communities speaker series hosting two lectures this month

November 12, 2018 – Orillia, ON The Research Centre for Sustainable Communities (RCSC) at Lakehead University Orillia is offering two lectures in November as part of its 2018/2019 Speaker Series. On Thursday, November 15 at 5:30 p.m., Dr. Lesley Lovett-Doust, professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Nipissing University, will deliver her lecture, […]

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Get to know the UVSS advocacy groups and the Native Students Union – The Martlet

November 12, 2018 Working from inside the Student Union Building, there are four advocacy groups — Students of Colour Collective, Feminist Collective/Third Space, UVic Pride, and Society for Students with a Disability — and the Native Students Union at UVic, representing different intersections of students and working to create safe spaces for those students to […]

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McGill to provide expanded financial support for Indigenous students – McGill Tribune

November 13, 2018 McGill has partnered with Indspire, a national indigenous-led charity dedicated to investing in the education of indigenous peoples across Canada. According to a McGill Reporter press release on Oct. 15, Indspire’s financial aid will almost double McGill’s current $500,000 investment in bursaries and scholarships for First Nations students. Furthermore, the Government of […]

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Media Advisory: Western’s 2018 International Week to highlight environment, global health and migration

MEDIA ADVISORY WESTERN UNIVERSITY NOVEMBER 12, 2018 Western’s 2018 International Week to highlight environment, global health and migration Western University’s annual International Week kicks off today, with a focus on celebrating diversity, highlighting international research and exploring international learning opportunities. Taking place from November 12-16, the week features cultural experiences, panel discussions, presentations, workshops, displays, […]

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St. Lawrence College unveils brand-new Student Life and Innovation Centre

KINGSTON – St. Lawrence College will host a grand opening of the brand-new Student Life and Innovation Centre and the Centre for Behavioural Studies on Friday, November 23. The grand opening is the culmination of the Hello Future Capital Project, the largest expansion and renewal project in the history of St. Lawrence College’s Kingston campus. […]

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Carleton Celebrates Installation of President Benoit-Antoine Bacon at Fall Convocation

November 10, 2018 About 1,200 Carleton University undergraduate and graduate students were receiving their degrees Saturday, Nov. 10 after celebrating the installation of Benoit-Antoine Bacon as president and vice-chancellor. Board of Governors Chair Nik Nanos oversaw the installation and led the presidential oath, during which Bacon affirmed his commitment to Carleton. “In this role, Dr. […]

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Contemporary Wampum belt by UWindsor artist-in-residence ‘carries a strong message’ – CBC

Barry Ace will be working with 94 students from the university for the project Nov 12, 2018 A first-of-its-kind Indigenous artist-in-residence project will see collaboration with creative arts and law students to create a contemporary Wampum belt as part of a Truth and Reconciliation project. Barry Ace, a band member of M’Chigeeng First Nation, is […]

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