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Imagine a Canada – 10 Manitoba youth honoured – UM Today

April 19, 2017 —  The Hon. Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, will join the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba on April 19 in celebrating 10 young Manitobans for their submissions to the Imagine a Canada national arts and communications initiative, inviting young Canadians to the forefront of the conversation […]

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Freda Diesing students receive NWCC President’s Art Award

April 22, 2017 (Terrace, BC) – Two talented artists from the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art became the newest recipients of the Northwest Community College President’s Art Award. The awards were established three years ago by President Ken Burt and are intended to recognize the hard work and incredible talent of students at […]

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Honouring Alberta’s skilled trades

Apr 21, 2017 Seventy-two members of Alberta’s trades community have been honoured for their outstanding achievements in the workplace and in the classroom at the 2017 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Awards. “These awards give the trades community an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ and showcase the excellence, ingenuity and dedication in our apprenticeship […]

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Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Saskatchewan

$1.97-million investment will create jobs, expand research and foster innovation April 21, 2017 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a […]

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Eskasoni medical student recognized with award – Cape Breton Post

April 23, 2017 SYDNEY — Aaron Prosper is looking to the future with a solid understanding of the past. The 21-year-old Eskasoni man was recently recognized for his dedication to aboriginal education as he was named Dalhousie University’s student councillor of the year, an award bestowed annually on a student who has demonstrated a commitment […]

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Fashion designer from northern Ontario starts sewing circle in remote First Nation – CBC

Linda Lundstrom says over 1,100 kg of cargo is on its way to Eabametoong Apr 22, 2017 A new sewing project is being set up in the remote northwestern Ontario community of Eabametoong First Nation, with the help of a Canadian fashion designer. Over 1,100 kilograms of cargo, including industrial sewing machines and fabric, was […]

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“It brings us together as a community” – MNO

April 21, 2017 The week of March 12-16, 2017, was an exciting one for 24 Métis youth who gathered from all over Ontario to participate in the annual MNO Infinite Reach March Break Camp. Every year more high school students come to this remarkable event to learn about postsecondary opportunities and discover more about their […]

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Inuvik Aboriginal Head Start Moves To New Location – IRC

April 21, 2017 Beginning on Monday, April 24, all Inuvik Aboriginal Head Start programming will take place at the Children First Centre. *Please be advised that the four-year-old programming on the afternoon of Friday, April 21 will be held at this new location* Even though the location has changed, all Inuvik Aboriginal Head Start programming will remain […]

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VIU Create Conference Shines Light on Student Research

April 21, 2017 VIU undergraduate and graduate researchers representing a wide range of disciplines presented their work at this year’s CREATE Conference As the dust settles on what was for Vancouver Island University (VIU) the largest student-research showcase to date, organizers of the 5th annual CREATE Conference are able to reflect on the event that […]

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Action for Indigenous People – U of T Magazine

The university aims to hire more Indigenous faculty and staff, recruit more students The University of Toronto will hire more Indigenous faculty and staff and bolster efforts to recruit Indigenous students as part of what it acknowledges is an “overdue initiative” to expand the university’s Indigenous community. President Meric Gertler and Vice-President and Provost Cheryl […]

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Former NHL coach of the year coming to U of S – News.USask

Former National Hockey League coach of the year Ted Nolan will meet with senior leadership, faculty, students and staff at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) later this month. On Monday, April 24, Nolan will spend a full day at the U of S, serving as the keynote speaker in a morning forum with […]

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Racism and diversity report addressed at Senate meeting – Queen’s Gazette

April 19, 2017 The final report of the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion was the focus of discussion at Tuesday’s Senate meeting, with Principal Daniel Woolf addressing the comprehensive report in detail. “These initial commitments and plans are just the beginning. We are committing the funds and making structural changes to ensure […]

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New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered – UM Today

April 20, 2017 — Scientists at St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre and the University of Manitoba have developed a drug that combats 2 of the top 10 “priority pathogens” recently defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as antibiotic-resistant bacteria requiring new interventions. The drug, dubbed PEG-2S, has received a provisional patent, and its […]

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Ontario Seeking Public Input on Strengthening Rural Education

Consultations Taking Place in Communities Across Ontario April 21, 2017 Ontario is seeking input from parents, teachers and community leaders as part of a provincewide engagement on improving education in rural and remote communities. People are invited to share ideas about how the province can provide students with quality education programming, and make the best […]

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Sweat Lodge Officially Opens for Students and Staff at RRC

Newest addition to the College’s Ceremonial Grounds will help RRC continue to infuse Indigenous culture and knowledge throughout our campus: Vogt April 20, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Elders, students, and leaders from Red River College came together today in a special cultural ceremony to officially open the College’s first Sweat Lodge. Led by Elders-in-Residence, Jules […]

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New building brings library branch and affordable housing to East Hastings

April 19, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Public Library, the City of Vancouver, and YWCA Metro Vancouver today officially opened a new library branch and affordable housing community on East Hastings. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, VPL board chair Kyla Epstein, and YWCA Metro Vancouver CEO Janet Austin today welcomed the community to the nə́c̓aʔmat ct […]

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Saskatchewan can’t give Catholic schools money for non Catholic students: court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 20, 2017 YORKTON, Sask. _ The Saskatchewan government doesn’t have the legal right to give Catholic schools funding for students who aren’t Catholic, a judge ruled Thursday. Justice Donald Layh’s ruling stems from a lawsuit over the province’s policy of funding separate schools based solely on student enrolment without regard to the […]

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You’re different from them’: Stories of racial discrimination in Saskatchewan – CBC

Mike Dubois is a member of the Muscowpetung First Nation Apr 21, 2017 Hockey in Saskatchewan is like snow in winter: Everyone sees it regardless if they like it or not. Small town teams load up equipment in trucks, vans, buses or the family vehicle and set out on the highway to hit the ice […]

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Indspire Award winner embraces personal journey – Queen’s Gazette

April 20, 2017 University often offers young people more than just a degree. For Thomas Dymond, currently a first-year medical student at Queen’s, post-secondary education has been a journey of self-discovery. “It wasn’t until I got to Memorial University for my undergraduate degree that I started getting to know about my culture. I jumped over […]

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Saskatchewan reviewing cut to library funding made in last month’s budget – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 20, 2017 REGINA _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he has asked his education minister to review the government’s decision to cut library funding. Money for regional libraries was cut by 58 per cent in last month’s provincial budget as part of a plan to reduce Saskatchewan’s nearly $1.3-million deficit. Funding was […]

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Saskatchewan reviewing cut to library funding made in last month’s budget – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 20, 2017 REGINA _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he has asked his education minister to review the government’s decision to cut library funding. Money for regional libraries was cut by 58 per cent in last month’s provincial budget as part of a plan to reduce Saskatchewan’s nearly $1.3-million deficit. Funding was […]

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Minister Goodale to announce infrastructure funding at Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Ottawa, April 20, 2017—The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies campus in Saskatoon to announce infrastructure funding. Minister Goodale will also highlight the benefits of the Government of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201733 Views

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TI: Call for Participants – Local Inuit Radio Show (Ottawa) Workshop

Tungasuvvingat Inuit in partnership with Concordia and Carleton University is hosting a Radio Show Production Workshop on May 3rd, 2017 in Ottawa. These workshops are being held as part of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) conference. Tungasuvvingat Inuit is looking for participants who would be interested […]

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Inter-school Games May 10 to 14, 2017, at Laval University Quebec

The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is pleased to invite you to the 10th edition of its Inter-school Games taking place from May 10 to 14, 2017, at Laval University’s Pavillon de l’éducation physique et des sports (PEPS) in Québec. details The FNEC is proud to present the sponsors for the 10th edition of the […]

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New Power of Data story explores the relationship between data collection and First Nations storytelling traditions

New Power of Data story explores the relationship between data collection and First Nations storytelling traditions Thu, April 20, 2017 For the latest story in our Power of Data series, FNIGC travelled to Saik’uz First Nation in the heart of the British Columbia interior, where we spent a day visiting with the Chief and others […]

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MNO and University of Ottawa Working Group moving forward

April 20, 2017 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and the University of Ottawa recently established a formal working group to facilitate greater collaboration and encourage ongoing communication between the MNO and the Chair of Métis Research.  Representatives from the MNO and University of Ottawa have now met twice to discuss existing and emerging Ontario […]

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Significant funding to improve health care for Saskatchewan patients – U of Regina

April 18, 2017 The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Health, and Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter announced today a major investment in research to improve patient care in Saskatchewan. The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced a combined $63 million in funding and in-kind contributions for the launch of the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented […]

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Halifax March for Science set for Saturday – The Chronicle Herald

April 20, 2017 A deputy mayor, an astrophysicist, a First Nation chief, and a high school student. This diverse group are among the people planning to speak up for science Saturday at a rally on the Grand Parade in Halifax, says Tim Allenby, 22, a filmmaker who is organizing the event. “We need to make […]

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Focus on Trades – Exchange Magazine

Supporting 67 Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Across the Province Ontario is supporting more than 1,200 pre-apprentices in 67 training programs this year, to help them gain job skills and experience, and prepare them for successful careers in the skilled trades. The announcement was made at Conestoga College in Waterloo to talk about Ontario’s pre-apprenticeship investments this […]

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Penguin Random House Launches #ProjectReadathon Million Minutes Campaign April 17-23

New Online Platform Featuring Timed Reading Excerpts Triggers Book Donations to Save the Children Campaign Culminates on UNESCO’s World Book & Copyright Day Toronto, … April 17, 2017 – Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publisher, today announced the launch of its #ProjectReadathon Million Minutes campaign, giving readers the chance to help young […]

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It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning – CBC

‘We need our young people to carry on our way of life’: Saulteaux language teacher Apr 20, 2017 First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort […]

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Diversity Foods tee-ses appetites at Players Golf Course

WINNIPEG, MB – Southeast Resource Development Council has chosen award-winning Diversity Foods as food provider at its 100% Indigenous-owned Players Golf Course, located in northwest Winnipeg. Diversity Foods was born at The University of Winnipeg in 2009 as a joint venture between the University of Winnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) and SEED Winnipeg, with a […]

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Glashan Public School Opening Doors A Symposium on Student Wellbeing and Mental Health

April 18, 2017 Ottawa ON – Glashan Public School will host “Opening Doors: A Symposium on Student Wellbeing and Mental Health” on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 9:15 – 12:50 p.m. The Keynote speaker is nationally recognized Indigenous Leader, Gabrielle Fayant. The symposium will feature eight breakout sessions on topics connected to student wellbeing and mental health. Rideauwood, Youthnet, the ROH, CHEO, CMHA, and Ottawa […]

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Inspired by family, U of S grad Cassi Smith wins $10K Emerging Writer award – StarPhoenix

April 20, 2017 Cassi Smith had an amazing story to tell — but she had to keep it to herself for two weeks. The University of Saskatchewan graduate and current masters student was announced Wednesday as the recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer award, given to a Canadian author who is working on […]

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University of Saskatchewan embraces health charter

SASKATOON—Committing to healthy minds, bodies and lives is the principle behind the Okanagan Charter, a global health initiative now adopted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Apr 19, 2017 The charter calls on post-secondary institutions world-wide to make a commitment to embed health in all aspects of campus culture and take the lead […]

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First Soup and Scholars features lively, informal discussion of Indigenous research – McMaster

How can intergenerational communication improve the health of Indigenous communities? Can traditional knowledge be harnessed to protect water? What’s the relationship between the health of the land and the health of the body? These were just some of the questions discussed at the first Soup and Scholars event, which took place Monday at Alumni Memorial […]

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Most teenagers happy with their lives but schoolwork anxiety and bullying an issue

April 19, 2017 Teenagers who feel part of a school community and enjoy good relations with their parents and teachers are more likely to perform better academically and be happier with their lives, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of students’ well-being. Students’ Well-Being: PISA 2015 Results analyses for the first time students’ motivation […]

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McMaster launches new institute focused on Indigenous research – McMaster

April 18, 2017 In a new era of reconciliation and an openness from the Canadian government to right the wrongs that have devastated generations, McMaster has established one of the country’s only institutes dedicated to Indigenous ways of knowing and research. The McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI) builds on and enhances the university’s existing relationships […]

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CESD Spring Institute Returns to Algoma U June 11 – 16

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: Wednesday, April 19, 2017): Algoma University is pleased to announce that the Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) Spring Institute will be returning to campus from Monday, June 11th to Friday, June 16th. The CESD Spring Institute provides students and community workers with university-level education and professional development in CESD with […]

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Confederation College Rolls Out the Red Carpet for its Annual Film Night – Apr. 21

THUNDER BAY, ON, April 17, 2017 – This year’s graduating class of the Film Production program at Confederation College will be rolling out the red carpet for the annual Film Night to showcase their 32 original short films. The films, produced entirely by the students, will debut in the College’s Shuniah Building Lecture Theatre (Room […]

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IBM Canada Limited Wins Award for Science Outreach From Canada’s Oldest Scientific Society

TORONTO, April 19, 2017  — IBM Canada receives the William Edmond Logan Award from the Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIS). The award recognizes the organization’s outstanding contributions to the public understanding of science. IBM Canada Limited receives the Award in recognition its work promoting STEM among youth through programs such as its IGNITE camp […]

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University of Winnipeg: Spring and Summer Institutes offered for 2017

The University and the Public Good – May 1 to May 12 Dr. W. Rory Dickson, Assistant Professor, Religion and Culture This course is open to all UWinnipeg students as an upper-level seminar course: pre-requisite is 6 credit hours in Religion & Culture courses. The University of Winnipeg’s 50th Anniversary presents the campus community with […]

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Respect and reconciliation: Dal Respect Reps make meaningful connections at national youth conference – Dal News

April 18, 2017 Dal students Harley Johnson and Hasan Sinan joined about 250 other youth leaders from across Canada last month in Winnipeg to learn, collaborate and work towards improving relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The fifth annual National Youth Reconciliation Conference brought attendees from all provinces and territories together to explore the idea […]

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Schools celebrate the season of hope – Edmonton Examiner

April 19, 2017 Hope helps believers to be open to the surprises God has in store for us. (Pope Francis, Twitter, 06/04/17) The season of Easter for Christians is a season of hope. The resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday affirms for us that God loves us so much that he made the ultimate sacrifice […]

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SFU – 6 Degrees Vancouver asks: Are You Home?

Global forum brings former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, John Ralston Saul, and more to Vancouver on April 24 April 13, 2017 On April 24, Simon Fraser University’s Public Square, SFU International, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) and Vancity, will bring a global interactive forum on inclusion and citizenship in British Columbia. 6 Degrees Vancouver […]

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Board of Governors Research Chairs revealed – University of Lethbridge

April 18, 2017 The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors appointed or reappointed seven Board of Governors Research Chairs at its regular meeting. The Board of Governors Research Chair program acknowledges the research accomplishments of University faculty members. “We’re proud to recognize these researchers for their consistently excellent work and the contributions they have made […]

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Imagine a Canada – 10 Manitoba youth to be honoured tonight

April 19, 2017 — The Hon. Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, will join the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba on April 19 in celebrating 10 young Manitobans for their submissions to the Imagine a Canada national arts and communications initiative, inviting young Canadians to the forefront of the conversation […]

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True north, carbon-free? What the Arctic tells us about climate change – University of Calgary

The effects of climate change can be seen clearly in the Canadian Arctic. UCalgary researchers look at what they tell us about the impact of carbon emissions worldwide. As climate change melts the polar ice cap, the Arctic becomes more accessible, causing increased marine traffic and greater industrial development. University of Calgary researchers are investigating […]

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Faculty of Arts and Science introduces two new plans – Queen’s University

April 19, 2017 Following an already busy year filled with launching new initiatives, an additional two new plans are being introduced by the Faculty of Arts and Science for the 2017-18 academic year, just in time for plan selection for first-year students. The two new plans are a Politics-Philosophy-Economics Specialization and a major in Languages, […]

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U of S Nursing Reconciliation award seeks applications

The University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing is looking for applications to be submitted before May 1 for their reconciliation award. The Dr. Gerri Dickson Leadership in Reconciliation Award is designed to recognize College of Nursing students for their leadership in furthering reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canada, in line with the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201733 Views

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