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Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Caitlin Mostoway Parker

Caitlin Mostoway Parker is hoping to expand her research experience through the Indigenous Summer Scholars Program (ISSP) before starting her virtual graduate studies with Trinity College Dublin this fall. As a classics major, Mostoway Parker spent summers participating in archaeological digs, which confirmed her passion for studying ancient cultures. She’s also taken part in an […]

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Toyota Canada Foundation Announces Funding for Actua at Home

(Ottawa, Ontario, July 9) — Today, the Toyota Canada Foundation announced a $150,000 grant in support of Actua’s COVID19-response program, Actua at Home. This additional investment will contribute to remote (online and offline) science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming for youth, especially underserved youth, across Canada. “This additional support from the Toyota Canada Foundation […]

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Ontario Taking Bold Action to Address Racism and Inequity in Schools

New Changes to Advance Equal Opportunity for Black, Indigenous and Racialized Students July 9, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government announced bold new changes to the education system that will help break down barriers for Black, Indigenous and racialized students and provide all students with an equal opportunity to succeed. As part of this action, […]

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With a focus on women, U of T researcher aims to raise awareness of Métis issues in Canada – News@UofT

An Indigenous scholar’s long-standing research related to Métis women comes at a pivotal moment when understanding and standing in solidarity with people who are oppressed is crucial. Jennifer Adese, an associate professor in the department of sociology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has dedicated her efforts to Indigenous research throughout her academic career. However, it […]

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The CST Inspired Minds Learning Project Awards Nearly $140,000 in Funding to Help Learning Happen

TORONTO, ON (July 9, 2020) — This year, our children and youth have faced unprecedented challenges in their education. The COVID-19 pandemic brought significant disruption to learning across Canada, especially in underserved regions. The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation (CSTF) believes in the power of education and inspiring growth. To help keep children learning, CSTF has […]

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Shifting to At-Home Education Leaves Some Canadian Kids at a Disadvantage

TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – With in-school sessions paused across the country, educators have been grappling with the need to provide effective lessons remotely and digitally for students now learning at home. As teachers shift to online learning and parents start to play a bigger role, Canadian not-for-profit organizations are working hard to ensure that […]

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Commentary: As other leagues rethink racist team names, it’s time to rename the Edmonton Eskimos – Folio

07 July 2020 Team’s statement in support of Black Lives Matter movement rings hollow without action, argues Inuk writer and scholar. In the space of a few hours on July 3, three North American sports teams announced they were going to reassess their racist names. Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, the Washington Redskins of the National Football […]

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Rossignol High School Wins Sask Robotics Championships

Gabriel Dumont Institute has been sponsoring the Rossignol High School Robotic program in the Île-à-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan for almost a decade. It took the Rossignol High School Robotic Huskie Squad teams eight months to design, build and test four robots in preparation for this year’s competitions. The team registered perfect scores at the Northern Regional Competition […]

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Five new members for the University of Sudbury Board of Regents

July 7, 2020 – The University of Sudbury is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its Board of Regents: Mr. Dominic Beaudry, Ms. Joanne Bénard, Mr. Edmond Paquette, Ms. Janique Perrin and Dr. Tim Vine. Mr. Dominic Beaudry has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Indigenous Studies from Trent University, […]

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StFX’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership introduces Racial Justice Leadership Grants for students

July 7th, 2020 The Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership at StFX is pleased to introduce an annual funding opportunity for Black and Indigenous students, The Racial Justice Leadership Grants, which are designed to provide students with funding and institutional resources to support projects that include research, organizing and outreach work, or advocacy in activism in […]

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