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Laptop subsidy program registration hit and miss for some parents – CBC

Education Department working to fix problems, reduce call volume Aug 13, 2020 Nancy Lambert of Esgenoopetitj First Nation says she spent days trying to register for the Department of Education’s laptop subsidy program with no luck. Then she sent an email but didn’t get a reply. Next came what she felt were endless calls to the toll-free number […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202072 Views

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YT Government: Update on school operational plans and school busing for 2020–21

Published 12/08/2020 School operational plans and school busing information, including bus routes and schedules, for 2020–21 are being shared this week. School operational plans Each school in Yukon is required to have an operational plan that outlines how the school will meet the health and safety guidelines for Kindergarten to Grade 12 school settings set […]

by aanationtalk on August 12, 2020196 Views

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BC Government: Orientation week ensures a safe, ready and welcome return to school

Aug. 12, 2020 VICTORIA – To ensure schools are ready to welcome students into classrooms for the week of Sept. 8-11, 2020, there will be a gradual restart to allow extra time to orient students and staff on the new health and safety measures in place. “Schools are going to look different in September,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202073 Views

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Frozen Justice series explores crime in Canadian films

A new season of the Frozen Justice video series launches this week, continuing an interdisciplinary exploration into how crime is depicted in Canadian films. Frozen Justice: Canadian Crime Films, Culture and Society is a SSHRC-funded project combining expertise in criminal justice, cultural sociology, women’s and gender studies, folklore studies, and critical media studies to explore Canadian […]

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New report from the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub shows women entrepreneurs face structural inequalities which are exacerbated by COVID-19

August 11, 2020 A new report from the Diversity Institute supported by TD through the TD Ready Commitment, external link assesses the diversity of boards in Canada across eight cities and finds that women, Black people, and other racialized persons remain underrepresented. Diversity Leads 2020 analyzed 9,834 individuals on the boards of directors across Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020177 Views

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Meet McGill’s new Indigenous Student Associate – McGill Reporter

Terry David Young, a member of New Brunswick’s Kingsclear First Nation, is  the First Peoples’ House’s new Indigenous Student Associate. With  10 years experience as manager of health and services at the Mohawk’s Kahnawá:ke territory, he’ll put his vast knowledge and skills to good use helping Indigenous students navigate their new life away from home, friends […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020110 Views

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MNA: Resources for Going Back to School

August 12th, 2020 On behalf of the Department of Children and Family Services, we want to offer the best resources to help parents understand how going back to school in Alberta is going to work. Find official Government of Alberta Resources below: Get the facts for back to class for 2020-2021 Parents’ Guide for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202094 Views

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St Thomas U: Virtual Eagle Feather Ceremony an Opportunity for Indigenous Grads to Connect and Celebrate

For Indigenous graduates from the Class of 2020, a virtual Eagle Feather ceremony held this spring provided an opportunity to connect, celebrate, and give thanks. The annual ceremony is typically held in the morning prior to Spring Convocation, but with restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic the Indigenous Student Services office decided to move the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020152 Views

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Professor Santa J. Ono reappointed as president and vice-chancellor of UBC

Aug 11, 2020 Professor Santa J. Ono has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of the University of British Columbia, the university announced today. Ono was originally appointed to a five-year term that began in 2016. “Professor Ono has been a remarkable leader helping propel UBC forward as a globally […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202061 Views

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UWinnipeg panelists discuss structural racism

On June 2, 2020, the University of Winnipeg released a statement rejecting racism and its effects. It read:  “The images we have seen the past few days are undeniable reminders of social injustice and racial inequalities. We reject racism in all its forms and proudly stand with those who are rising up to have their […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202088 Views

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