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Brandon U: Roundtable explores new opportunity for campus–community engagement

June 13, 2018 Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College are partners in a nation-wide project to increase community engagement, and a recent roundtable in Brandon has brought the community together to explore the opportunity. The roundtable event, held May 22 at BU in partnership with Assiniboine, brought together more than 55 people to explore the […]

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Media Advisory: Carleton Community Engagement Project to Host National Network Launch and Expert Panel

Carleton University’s Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE) project will host the expert panel discussion Co-creating the Future of Community-Campus Engagement (CCE) in Canada. The event will feature leaders of the CCE movement who will launch a national network and community of practice – Community-Campus Engage Canada. When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9 […]

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Finding equity – Queen’s Gazette

June 14, 2018 A new mobile application launched by the Queen’s Equity and Human Rights Office will help visitors to campus find equity resources. A new Queen’s mobile application seeks to make campus more welcoming to a wider array of visitors. The Queen’s Equity Locator offers maps of the Queens University main and west campuses, […]

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BC Government: Child care maintenance fund triples, now open to family providers

June 14, 2018 VICTORIA – For the first time, licensed family, in-home multi-age, and private-group child care providers throughout British Columbia will be able to access minor repair and replacement funds, and relocation funds. “Before now, family, in-home and private group providers had to pay out of pocket for repair and facility upgrades,” said Katrine […]

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UCalgary archaeology students spearhead Aboriginal Youth Engagement Program – UCalgary Today

Indigenous high school students take part in archaeological excavations at Cluny Fortified Village As she counted down the days leading up to her high school class archaeological dig on Blackfoot territory at the Cluny Fortified Village, nobody was more thrilled for 16-year-old Kerisa McHugh-Kerr than her grandmother. “My grandma is the one person I always […]

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Dr. Pitt shares Indigenous insight – Nipissing U

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Pitt, a part-time instructor in the Schulich School of Education’s Aboriginal Education Programs and former assistant professor of Education, who recently contributed his Indigenous insight for an article in the North Bay Nugget. The article, Pictographs and City Hall, by Bill Steer aka Backroads Bill, appeared in the Thursday, June 7, […]

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AB Government: Indigenous programming at affordable child centres

Jun 14, 2018 Alberta children are learning about traditional language and culture, with five new $25-a-day child care centres offering Indigenous-focused programming. Little Sundance Daycare in Calgary is one of six Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) centres across Alberta implementing Indigenous-focused programming, including traditional drumming, storytelling and lessons in Michif, Blackfoot and Cree. “Reconciliation […]

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VIU Announces New Vice President, Academic & Provost

June 13, 2018 Dr. Carol Stuart accepts key academic leadership role with University NANAIMO, BC: Vancouver Island University (VIU) is pleased to announce Dr. Carol Stuart has accepted the role of Interim Vice President, Academic and Provost. Dr. Stuart will provide leadership and direction to the academy, ensuring that VIU continues to achieve excellence in […]

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UCN Celebrates Graduation Throughout the North

June 12, 2018 University College of the North, with its two campuses and 12 regional centres, is in full graduation mode. Convocation ceremonies take place on June 12 on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation at the Gordon Lathlin Memorial Centre. On June 14th ceremonies will take place at the C.A. Nisbet Arena in Thompson for our […]

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Students from Calgary and Tsuut’ina create mural for Fort Calgary – Thestar.com

June 13, 2018 CALGARY—Students from Calgary and the Tsuut’ina Nation gathered at Fort Calgary on Wednesday to witness the unveiling of a tiled mural celebrating Indigenous culture, vibrancy, and resiliency. The colourful work — called Many Hands — was crafted by the many hands of children from Calgary Arts Academy, Chiila Elementary School and Connect […]

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RECONCIL 1A03: Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada – McMaster Daily

June 8, 2018 The Indigenous Studies Program is excited to announce a new course, “Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada” open to all members of the McMaster community, available in Winter 2019. RECONCIL 1A03: Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada 3 unit(s) An examination of sociopolitical and historical relations between Indigenous peoples and Canada in […]

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Indigenous Garden takes root at Niagara College Welland Campus

June 13, 2018 Indigenous students and staff at Niagara College’s Welland Campus now have a dedicated outdoor space to help them feel connected to their roots and the earth. On June 13, the College welcomed students, staff and the community for a grand opening celebration of its new Indigenous Garden. The event, presented by NC […]

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Wilfrid Laurier University appoints new deans for the Faculty of Social Work and Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

June 11, 2018 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University has appointed new deans to lead two of its faculties. Beginning July 1, Lauren Eisler will become dean of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, based at Laurier’s Brantford campus, and Dawn Buzza will become dean of the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, which has programs in Kitchener and Brantford. Both Eisler and Buzza have […]

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Canadore College Graduates to be Celebrated

Jun 13, 2018 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) — Canadore College is hosting its Convocation Ceremonies for the Schools Business and Management; Community Justice and Police Studies; Culinary Arts; Language, Access and Preparatory; Media, Design and Dramatic Arts; and Sport and Recreation on June 15. Guest speaker Amber MacArthur, president of AmberMac Media and one of Canada’s […]

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New northwestern Ontario support program boosts graduation rates for Indigenous students – CBC

Program builds relationship between school, individual students leads to more successes, greater opportunities Jun 13, 2018 An innovative support program for Indigenous students at Dryden High School in northwestern Ontario is boosting graduation rates and helping young people realize their potential. The Four Directions First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) graduation coach program works to […]

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Rainy River District Campus Graduates Recognized at 2018 Convocation

Milestone of 50,000 Alumni Exceeded with 50th Convocation Ceremony FORT FRANCES, ON, June 11, 2018 – 18 students from the Confederation College Rainy River District Campus – Fort Frances, crossed the stage today at the 2018 Convocation Ceremony, to signify and celebrate the completion of their academic programs. Local graduates join the over 1400 students graduating from […]

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Algoma U Convocation Honours Class of 2018

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – June 9, 2018): Today, Algoma University celebrated the achievements and successes of its graduating students during its annual convocation ceremony held on the waterfront of Sault Ste. Marie at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion. Chancellor Shirley Horn conferred degrees on 236 members of the Class of 2018. “On behalf of Algoma […]

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Bicultural employees can be your organization’s secret to success – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 13, 2018  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. ___ Authors: Stacey Fitzsimmons, Associate Professor of International Business, University of Victoria; David C. Thomas, Beedie Professor of International Management, Simon […]

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Newest Canadore Alumni to Cross the Stage

Jun 12, 2018 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) — Canadore College is hosting its Convocation Ceremonies for the Schools Health, Human Care and Wellness; Environmental Studies and Biotechnology; and Indigenous Studies on June 14. Guest speaker Jérémy Stevenson, chief executive officer of the North East Local Health Integration Network will be speaking to approximately 400 graduates. Stevenson […]

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BC Government: Students to benefit from investments in educational leadership

June 13, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is increasing leadership development funding for more than 3,500 education leaders, to meet the rapidly changing needs of students and communities throughout the province. “Our education system is evolving at a very fast pace,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Education. “Providing students with the skills […]

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SFU University: Four B.C. post-secondary institutions to collaborate on social infrastructure development

Today, four of the province’s leading post-secondary institutions committed to establish the B.C. Collaborative for Social Infrastructure.  Simon Fraser University  (SFU),  the British Columbia Institute of Technology  (BCIT),  the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and Vancouver Island University (VIU) are founding partners of this innovative partnership. The project, supported by the  McConnell Family Foundation, will enable the institutions to use their collective energies and strengths to make real, sustainable impact in our communities. The collaboration will focus on the […]

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Confederation College Graduates 1400 Students in 2018

June 8, 2018 Milestone of 50,000 Alumni Exceeded with 50th Convocation Ceremony THUNDER BAY, ON, June 8, 2018 – Confederation College celebrated 1400 graduates who received certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas today at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium during Confederation College’s 2018 Convocation ceremonies. Graduates from the School of Health and Community Services were featured […]

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Program on Indigenous culture, traditions being introduced at early years centres – Northumberland News

Hastings — Northumberland EarlyON Child and Family Centres have launched a new program that features Indigenous teachings and activities. The program, which is being offered in partnership with the Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre in Peterborough, is in place at seven locations, with three more to follow. The latest one is the centre in Hastings, where the […]

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2018 Golf Challenge supports First Nations students at NIC

Jul 13, 2018 – This year’s challenge takes place July 13 in Campbell River at the Storey Creek Golf Club. “The Golf Challenge is a wonderfully successful event that supports Aboriginal students and their dreams of pursuing post-secondary education,” said Dallas Smith, president of the Nanwakolas Council. “I’m very proud we have raised almost $80,000 […]

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Auditor general says province misses the mark in Indigenous education – CBC

Recent audit exposes limited progress on Indigenous student success Jun 13, 2018 A report out of the Manitoba auditor general’s office shows the province still falls flat when it comes to closing the high school education gap for Indigenous students. The audit by Norm Ricard, the provincial auditor general, urges Manitoba education to usher in […]

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Going back to school is now more affordable for unemployed Canadians thanks to Skills Boost

June 13, 2018                 Gatineau, Quebec               Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to upgrade their skills or even pursue a new career path, our middle […]

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UBC’s Hargreaves wins prestigious Gabrielle Roy writing award – UBC

June 13, 2018 Jury calls book ‘sensitively argued, memorable and deeply insightful’ UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Allison Hargreaves is the winner of the 2017 Gabrielle Roy Prize writing award. Hargreaves teaches English in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) and specializes in Indigenous literary and cultural education. Her book, Violence Against Indigenous Women: […]

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The challenge of being Indigenous in the sciences – Northern Ontario Business

Laurentian University engineering student speaks on how to get more Indigenous people into STEM programs and executive offices A student at Laurentian University in Sudbury – currently the only Indigenous woman in the engineering degree program – is on a mission to get more First Nations people to the sciences and boardroom tables. Kaella Earle […]

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Summer school for budding Indigenous health researchers ‘a big deal’ – CBC

25 grad students, around 10 mentors taking part in week-long program Jun 12, 2018 The first-ever Ontario Indigenous Mentorship Network (IMN) summer school is underway in Sudbury, Ont. Twenty-five grad students involved in Indigenous health research projects in the province are taking part in the week-long event. They’ll be joined by around 10 mentors, ranging […]

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Star Indigenous student wins Canada’s biggest poetry prize – Folio

Griffin Poetry Prize caps off a series of honours for doctoral student and Rhodes Scholar Billy-Ray Belcourt. University of Alberta doctoral student and Rhodes Scholar Billy-Ray Belcourt won Canada’s most illustrious poetry honour—the Griffin Poetry Prize. Belcourt, 23, is the youngest person ever to win the annual prize. Belcourt’s This Wound is a World was […]

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Olds College Hosts Eagle Feather and Sash Ceremony at Convocation

Indigenous convocates were invited to participate in an eagle feather and sash ceremony on the morning of convocation day. Elder Doreen Bergum and Elder John Sinclair were welcomed to oversee the ceremony and present the students with their eagle feathers and sashes The morning began with one of the most intrinsic pieces of an indigenous […]

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to deliver remarks at event celebrating Indigenous youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the Indigenous Youth in STEM event. Event celebrates work undertaken by Actua, Canada’s largest STEM outreach organization, to engage Indigenous youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Date:  June 11, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. (EDT) Where: Speaker’s […]

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Canadian Shame: The Buried History of Residential Schools | Ginger Gosnell-Meyers | TEDxVancouver

Credits: TEDx Talks Ginger Gosner-Myers, of Nisga’a and Kwakwaka’wakw heritage, is presently the City of Vancouver’s Aboriginal Relations Manager. This new role has become vital in managing the relationships between First Nations and other communities throughout British Columbia, specifically in the Lower Mainland. Ginger is determined to have Vancouver be remembered as the world’s first […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 2018121 Views

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BC Government: Applications for universal child care pilots now being accepted

June 8, 2018 VICTORIA – Are you a child care provider who believes in the long-term vision of the Childcare BC plan to create affordable child care? Do you want to be a partner in the Province’s move towards a universal system that will make a difference in the lives of B.C. families? As part […]

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Multimedia resources help teachers share Indigenous knowledge in the classroom – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 8, 2018 By David Taylor, Instructor, Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg 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. ___ Author: David Taylor, University of Winnipeg David […]

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Wolf Creek Public Schools hires First Nations Métis and Inuit Learning Supports Coach – Red Deer Advocate

Jun. 8, 2018 Wolf Creek Public Schools will have a First Nations Métis and Inuit Learning Supports Coach starting next year. Josephine Small will step into the new position Aug. 30. The position was developed after the district was approved funding through Alberta government’s Innovation in First Nations Education (IFNE) grant program. “I am blessed […]

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Athabasca University on path to long-term success

Jun 08, 2018 Alberta students will have greater access to digital learning and distance education thanks to the Alberta government’s investment in Athabasca University. With a $4.9-million government grant, Athabasca University will significantly modernize its digital learning environment and upgrade the existing IT infrastructure. The announcement comes exactly one year after the release of the […]

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Canadians deserve a real pipeline compromise – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 8, 2018 By Peter Dietsch, Full professor, Departement de Philosophie, Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal 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. ___ Author: Peter Dietsch, […]

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Nominate a deserving B.C. education professional today

June 8, 2018 VICTORIA – Nominations close June 30, 2018, for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, honouring the dedication of British Columbia’s highly skilled and innovative teachers, administrators, principals, vice-principals and support staff. The inaugural awards program was launched April 23, 2018, during B.C.’s Education Week (April 23-27, 2018). It is an […]

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Incidence of epilepsy in Indigenous population double the national average – University of SK

SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have discovered that the incidence of epilepsy in the Canadian Indigenous population is twice that of non-Indigenous Canadians. Jun 7, 2018 In a study published today in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, a team of epidemiologists and neurologists led by Dr. Jose Téllez-Zenteno has established for […]

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NorQuest College: Thoughts and condolences to our Wetaskiwin campus

June 07, 2018 It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Anthony (Tony) Swampy, a NorQuest College student, who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday in the Millet area. Tony was an Academic Upgrading student at our Wetaskiwin location. He was known by faculty and students to be a positive […]

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CBU Celebrates World Oceans Day

June 8 is World Oceans Day, a United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. This year, CBU will be celebrating World Oceans Day by partnering with Central Cape Breton Community Ventures Inc. for the 4th annual Àros na Mara World Oceans Day Festival. This four day festival, held June 7-10 on the Barra Strait, […]

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VIU Supported International Polar Tourism Conference This June In Yukon

June 7, 2018 – 9:45am Yukon will host the 6th International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) conference from June 22-28, 2018. The Vancouver Island University (VIU) supported conference – “Creative Forces in the Polar Regions: Cultures, Economies, Innovation and Change in Tourism” – will explore the relationship between polar tourism and a variety of cultural and […]

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Indigenous students at Concordia honoured with intimate convocation ceremony – Country 105

June 7, 2018 Students representing 11 First Nation communities across Canada were honoured at the 6th annual Indigenous Graduation Gathering on Thursday afternoon. Thirty-one Indigenous students, alongside family and friends, got to celebrate their Concordia University graduation ahead of their 2018 classmates. “This is a way for us to celebrate with our students and pay […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador undertaking reconciliation initiatives – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 8, 2018 CORNER BROOK, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador is undertaking reconciliation initiatives today, including the announcement of a partnership to send Indigenous students from the province to the University of Saskatchewan’s law school. Justice Minister Andrew Parsons announced the law-school initiative in Corner Brook, opening the province’s second […]

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Provincial Government Partners with Saskatchewan Law School to Support Indigenous Students

June 08, 2018 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, announced today that the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador will partner with Indigenous governments and organizations and the University of Saskatchewan to help send Indigenous students from this province to law school. The trilateral partnership will improve access to […]

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Unique history project uses photographs to explore Kingston’s Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour

June 6, 2018 Two of Kingston’s oldest and most colourful neighbourhoods are being brought into a new focus, thanks to a historical photography project being curated by Queen’s University professor Laura Murray and local photographer Chris Miner. The unique combination of art and history takes a look at the Swamp Ward and the Inner Harbour […]

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Government of Canada completes all early learning and child care bilateral agreements with provinces and territories

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 7, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada believes accessible, inclusive and high quality child care is essential to early childhood development, labour force participation of parents, women’s equality, social integration and inclusion of newcomers. Supporting parents, families and communities in their efforts […]

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Knowledge keepers conference to build connections between Laurier and local Indigenous community

June 6, 2018 Waterloo – During the week of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Wilfrid Laurier University will host the two-day conference, “After Canada 150: Restoring Indigenous Knowledge and Building Community Connections,” June 23 to 24 at the university’s Faculty of Social Work in Kitchener. The conference will connect Indigenous knowledge keepers with Indigenous educators, students […]

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Northwest Community College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership brings Warehouse Worker program to Prince Rupert, BC

Partnership provides online and video conference training to Indigenous students in northern British Columbia June 6, 2018 –Northwest Community College (NWCC) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic instructors are working together to deliver the Warehouse Worker program through a blended classroom that includes two-way video conferencing and online training to Indigenous students in Prince Rupert. Students will be required […]

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