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Nipissing recognized for student satisfaction, student services in national rankings

10/12/2018 Nipissing University was once again recognized for its high level of student satisfaction and leadership in the area of student services in the annual Maclean’s University Rankings. Nipissing ranked No. 1 in Canada for Student Services in the primarily undergraduate category. For Student Satisfaction, Nipissing was the top-ranked Ontario university and No. 2 nationally […]

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Lethbridge College: What’s happening on campus – Oct. 8-14, 2018

Oct 15, 2018 Tuesday, Oct. 16 to Friday, Oct. 19 Join us in raising awareness of sexual violence Lethbridge College will hold a series of activities to raise awareness of sexual violence, including a public showing of an award-winning documentary about sexual assault on American colleges. Here’s what’s planned: Healthy Relationship Resource Fair – 10:30 […]

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College of New Caledonia: Wearing your button blanket with pride

October 12, 2018 Education is a journey. For some, it’s a journey to discover who they will become. For others, such as College of New Caledonia (CNC) alumni Carrie Darcey Davis, it has also been a journey to discover who she already is. Growing up, Carrie wasn’t surrounded by the language, culture or traditions of […]

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Media Advisory: Launch of Campaign to Introduce Indigenous Language Degrees

Ottawa, Oct. 15, 2018 — Members of the media are invited to attend the launch of ReconciliAction, a campaign by the Canadian Federation of Students. ReconciliAction was created to help heal communities impacted by language loss and empower the next generation of Indigenous speakers with resources and opportunities. The campaign aims to encourage post-secondary institutions […]

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The ties between geography and identity – Ryerson University

A new exhibit at the Modern Literature & Culture Research Centre shines a light on Inuit artists October 12, 2018 The MLC Research Centre has collaborated with Dorset Fine Arts, in cooperation with the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, on Re-Locating the Canadian North: Contemporary Inuit Art and the Group of Seven. Launching October 19 and […]

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Rooster Town: The History of an Urban Métis Community – UM Today

October 15, 2018 — The latest offering from University of Manitoba Press is on McNally Robinson’s bestseller list, and it hasn’t even been officially released yet. Indeed, the official launch of Evelyn Peters’s Rooster Town: The History of an Urban Métis Community, 1901–1961, will take place at McNally Robinson Booksellers on Oct. 19 at 7 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201821 Views

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NAN: Voices That Matter Left Out of Justice Smith Controversy

October 12, 2018 THUNDER BAY: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says voices that matter have been left out of the controversy surrounding Superior Court Justice Patrick Smith, who was facing a judicial council review for accepting the position of interim dean at Thunder Bay’s law school. “The appointment of Justice Smith as […]

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Royal Alberta Museum’s residential schools exhibit tells the ‘story of Canada’ – Folio

Oct 12, 2018 New exhibit conveys powerful truths about what Indigenous peoples experienced and lost, says U of A curator. On the main floor of the newly opened Royal Alberta Museum, visitors will find an exhibit that is partially enclosed and features a cautionary panel that warns patrons of the sensitive materials within. The residential […]

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Schulich scholarship winners share passion for possibilities of science and technology education – Folio

October 12 2018 Two exceptional first-year students are starting off their engineering and science studies at the U of A with one of Canada’s richest undergrad scholarships. A shared passion for the possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has earned two first-year students at the University of Alberta one of Canada’s most […]

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DeMONT: Finding the spirit of Chanie and Gord in a special Dalhousie room – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Symbols, perhaps more than ever in these best-of-times-worst-of-times days, matter. And so, because the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government has no need to consult First Nations on legislation that might affect their constitutionally protected treaty rights, it was good to gather at Dalhousie University on Thursday to celebrate a middle-aged white […]

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Trent University #1 Undergraduate University in Ontario for Eighth Year Running and #3 in Canada

October 11, 2018 Ranked the number one undergraduate university in Ontario for the eighth year in a row, and number three in its category for all of Canada, Trent University had a strong showing in the Maclean’s University Rankings issue released today, and topped the charts in a number of other key categories. Highlights from 2019 Maclean’s University Rankings: […]

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Cannabis 101: RRC to launch pot course, a first in Manitoba – Globalnews.ca

October 12, 2018 Red River College thinks it’s high time for students to get into the cannabis industry. The college is set to offer Cannabis 101, an eight-week program through its School of Indigenous Education. It’s the first such program in Manitoba. RRC’s Executive Director of Indigenous Strategy told 680 CJOB Thursday that Manitoba is […]

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Langara College launches Beyond 49 anniversary campaign

Oct 10, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Today Langara College launched Beyond 49, an 18-month long campaign that marks its 49th year of operations on West 49th Ave. and it’s 25th anniversary as an independent public college. The campaign is a celebration of Langara’s history, an opportunity to recognize and reconnect with Langarans, and aims to raise […]

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U of Lethbridge: A love of learning spurred Shermayn Menicoche on a unique educational journey

October 11, 2018 When she crosses the stage to receive her Bachelor of Nursing at Saturday’s convocation ceremonies, Shermayn Menicoche knows her parents couldn’t be prouder. Growing up in the small town of Fort Simpson in the Northwest Territories, she didn’t imagine she’d ever call Lethbridge home, become a nurse, or be brave enough to […]

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Indigenous Strategy awards nearly $50,000 to community-led grant projects – UCalgary

First round of grant recipients begin building intercultural capacity on campus Over the past year, UCalgary launched ii’taa’poh’to’p our Indigenous Strategy, marking the beginning of our transformative journey toward truth and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples on campus and in our community. Although establishing a campus environment where we fully engage with Indigenization is a commitment […]

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Students and researchers at Acadia University to share in historic Budget 2018 funding for science

Canada’s research community to benefit from largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history October 11, 2018 – Wolfville, Nova Scotia Science is about discovery. When researchers are given the tools to push the boundaries of knowledge, great things happen. These discoveries lead to the innovations that will grow the economy and help ensure Canada has […]

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Boardmore Theatre Announces It’s 48th Season of Plays

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre is gearing up to begin its 48th season of plays. The season will kick off with a new James F.W. Thompson stage adaption of Night of the Living dead, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic horror movie in late October. James F.W Thompson, the play’s director, says that the […]

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Provincial entrepreneurs to be awarded U of S honorary degrees

On Saturday, Oct. 27, accomplished Chief and entrepreneur Harry Cook, and expert innovator and entrepreneur, Brad Wildeman, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) during the Fall Convocation ceremonies. Honorary degrees are the highest honour the U of S can bestow and acknowledges the worthy and unique […]

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NOSM celebrates launch of new health data centre

The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences’ (ICES) sixth and final satellite site opened today at the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI). ICES North is a joint collaboration between HSNRI, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Laurentian University. ICES is a not-for-profit research institute that uses population-based health information to produce knowledge on […]

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Waubetek: Student Bursary 2019

Waubetek is committed to “Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit”.  In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of $500 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria. Must be a registered band member of one of the 27 partnering First Nation communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation […]

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Algoma U Hosts Diversity & Equity Speaker Series

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 11, 2018): Algoma University will be hosting The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series, aimed at promoting a safe and inclusive campus and community environment. The series runs from the fall of 2018 and into the winter of 2019. The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series aims to provide a space […]

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Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released

Aging populations, economic uncertainty and an increasing shift from rural to urban – in the five years since the first provincial Vital Signs report many of the core issues facing the province have not changed. But how are we adapting, collaborating and innovating to find solutions? This is the focus of the 2018 edition of […]

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The University of Regina benefits from largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history – URegina

October 11, 2018 The largest investment in research this year was announced this week by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. More than $558 million in funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) means that nearly 4,300 researchers and students throughout Canada will have the means to […]

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UNBC Places Second in Maclean’s Rankings

October 11, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia continues to be rated as a top University of its size in the nation. UNBC placed second of 19 universities in the Primarily Undergraduate category of Maclean’s Magazine’s annual ranking of Canadian Universities. This marks the fifth straight year UNBC has finished […]

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OTC: Winds of Change

A report card looking at Reconciliation in education systems in Canada says Saskatchewan is doing well. The KAIROS Winds of Change Education for Reconciliation Report Card 2018 was released, two years after their first one. In 2016 Saskatchewan was rated as Good in both public commitment and implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Call to […]

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U of Waterloo: Olympians and Paralympians headline human rights in sport conference

October 10, 2018 Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau, Bruce Kidd, Beckie Scott and Josh Vander Vies have all represented Canada at the world’s biggest sporting event: The Olympic and Paralympic Games. These four superstar athletes will share their valuable views and insight with fellow athletes, academic researchers and sports industry leaders on Thursday, October 11 when Western University’s […]

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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce funding to fight climate change and save money for homeowners, businesses, and communities

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 11, 2018 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canadians need help in making their homes and businesses more energy efficient and investing in solutions that can help fight climate change. The Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories are working together to support residents and businesses in these […]

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OCAD: Onsite up for Ontario Association of Art Galleries awards

October 10, 2018 OCAD University’s professional gallery, Onsite, has been shortlisted for three prestigious OAAG Awards. These are province-wide, juried art gallery awards of artistic merit and excellence in exhibitions, publications, programs, and community partnerships produced by Ontario’s art galleries. Exhibition of the Year Budget over $50,000 Short List: The Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery Innovation […]

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Canadore Hosting Applied Research and Entrepreneurship Forum

Oct 10, 2018 | Jessica Charette (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College will be hosting its first applied research and entrepreneurship forum this Friday. The symposium is an opportunity for students, industry and agencies to learn about Canadore’s involvement in innovative experiential learning, research and entrepreneurial activities, all of which accelerate community growth and expansion. The event’s […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 stands up for Indigenous youth in health curriculum litigation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Today Grand Council Treaty #3 instructed lawyers to file a motion with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) seeking intervenor status in the litigation concerning the Ontario government’s rollback of the province’s Health and Physical Education curriculum – more conventionally known as ‘sex-ed’. “Last week at our Fall Assembly, […]

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Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

October 10, 2018 The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre is now home to the iconic re-creation of Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman. The large 32 by 25 ft mural, painted by artists Mike Valcourt and Peatr Thomas, is a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival. Created by Odjig in 1973 while living […]

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Canada’s Top School by Student Satisfaction 2019 – Macleans.ca

In this year’s student survey, we introduced a new question about how universities are making Indigenous histories, cultures and languages visible on campus Oct 11, 2018 The student voice plays a crucial role in assessing campus life. More than 23,000 university students responded to Maclean’s online survey, giving their opinions on professors and staff, residence […]

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Alberta set to road test new K 4 school curriculum, renews focus on fundamentals – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 10, 2018 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Alberta is set to try out its new curriculum for young students and Education Minister David Eggen says it will mesh fundamental skills with broader social development. “We want to make sure that this new curriculum is actually focusing more laser-like on […]

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U of S making ‘Indigenization’ a top priority in 7-year plan – MeadowlakeNOW

The University of Saskatchewan is aiming to “Indigenize” their campus and operations while also becoming the university the world needs. Leaders at the U of S unveiled the university’s new seven-year strategic plan Wednesday afternoon, which will focus on integrating Indigenous knowledge and reconciliation goals throughout campus. It also aims to increase collaboration among departments […]

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Goldcorp funding enables Indigenous business talent to thrive at UBC Sauder – UBC

As 2017 came to a close, James Hobart recalls that his days felt routine, with few new challenges. But that was about to change when, along with 11 other participants, Hobart was accepted into the 2018 cohort of the Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) at the UBC Sauder School of Business. AMP is a rigorous five-month-long […]

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Encouraging progress on TRC Call to Action 62.i: Education for Reconciliation

(Ottawa, ON) – The majority of provinces and territories are making progress towards implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Call to Action 62.i – also known as Education for Reconciliation, according to KAIROS Canada in its updated Education for Reconciliation Report Card. The E4R Report Card was released on October 9 at a […]

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University of Saskatchewan releases seven year plan to ‘Indigenize’ campus – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 10, 2018  SASKATOON _ The University of Saskatchewan says it wants to do more to connect with Indigenous people as part of reconciliation. The school has released a seven-year plan that includes a goal of recruiting more First Nation students and staff. The plan calls for integrating Indigenous knowledge throughout campus and […]

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University of Saskatchewan launches bold new strategic plan

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) introduced today a bold new university plan to guide the institution’s direction over the next seven years. Oct 10, 2018 The new strategic plan, the fourth in the university’s history, is decidedly outwardly facing, informed by almost two years of extensive consultation both on and off […]

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AB Government: Latest draft K-4 curriculum now available online

Oct 10, 2018 Alberta Education invites Albertans to view the latest draft curriculum prior to the next phase of development. In June 2016, Alberta Education began work on developing new provincial curriculum in six subject areas: language arts (English and French), mathematics, social studies, sciences, arts, and wellness education. This past spring, Alberta Education shared […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201838 Views

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U of Regina: Framework issued for responding to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #34 on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

October 10, 2018 The Canada FASD Research Network has issued Truth & Reconciliation Call to Action #34: A Framework for Action. Call to Action #34 requests that outcomes be improved for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the criminal justice system, while addressing the impact of residential schools and working towards reconciliation. “FASD […]

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Students at VIU get education and training for future success

Oct. 10, 2018 NANAIMO – Vancouver Island students can now access new and upgraded facilities that will equip them for careers in the health and trades sectors. A new Health and Science Centre, as well as an upgraded and expanded Marine, Automotive and Trades Complex, were officially opened at Vancouver Island University (VIU). The event […]

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Laurier researcher receives funding for conference on how school principals can support students with special education needs

Oct. 10, 2018 Waterloo – How can school principals nurture educational environments that are inclusive of children with special education needs? What skills and knowledge do school leaders need to support teachers? How can Indigenous perspectives inform our understanding of inclusive schools? These are some of the questions that Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Education […]

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Trent Professor Releases New Book on Disability in Education

Dr. Luigi Iannacci, a professor in Trent’s School of Education, recently published “Reconceptualizing Disability in Education,” which critically explores problematic discourses, practices and pedagogies that inform how disability is understood and responded to within education. Based on his research and 25 years of experience in education, the book aims to support students with disabilities through […]

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NU joins UArctic

Nipissing University has been accepted as a new member of the University of the Arctic, a cooperative network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned with education and research in and about the North. Nipissing was accepted into UArctic by a unanimous vote at the Council of UArctic, in Oulu, Finland, which was […]

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Innovations in equity – Queen’s Gazette

October 10, 2018 For a second consecutive year, the Queen’s Human Rights and Equity Office has received a national award for its inclusivity tools. The federal government has once again recognized the Queen’s Human Rights and Equity Office for innovation in employment equity and inclusivity. In 2017 the office piloted a new online tracking system […]

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CIBC Multicultural Centre focal point of new Dal AC learning area – Truro Daily News

A recent, generous gift of $250,000 from CIBC has established the CIBC Multicultural Centre in the Student Learning Commons on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus. Located in the heart of the Bible Hill campus, the new Student Learning Commons was conceived with the idea to bring campus together, building community among students, faculty and staff – […]

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Meet Maria McIntyre, Coordinator of the CBU Women’s Centre

Bachelor of Arts student, Maria MacIntyre, has a passion for advocacy and elevating student voices on campus. During her five years at CBU, Maria has been involved in the campus community in numerous capacities, including being a member of the Student Representative Council and holding the position of Student Representative for the School of Arts […]

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School Boards Celebrate Anishinaabe Culture at Algoma U

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 10, 2018): Today, Grade Six students from across the Algoma District School Board and the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board will be celebrating Education Day at Algoma University. The event, hosted by the University’s Anishinaabe Initiatives team, marks a unique co-operation between the school boards and Algoma U. […]

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Media Advisory: Métis and Anishinaabe artists creating tunnel mural to tell Indigenous history at the U of S

SASKATOON – Two well-known Indigenous artists will be painting a mural that celebrates Indigenous Peoples at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Métis​ artist Christi Belcourt and Anishinaabe artist Isaac Murdock,will begin the mural project that will stretch from the tunnel that connects the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre to the Health Sciences […]

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Preparing Students for Future Career Success: New Career Series Launches at Trent University

October 10, 2018 RBC Future Launch donates $85,000 to help create Skills, Jobs & Everything in Between series Career experience and future success for students is the goal of a new speaker series launching at Trent University this week and supported by an $85,000 funding infusion from the RBC Future Launch program. The ten-part Skills, […]

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