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Alumna Completes Master’s Thesis with On-Campus Friendship Centre at GPRC

July 30th, 2018 Years after beginning her educational journey at GPRC, Brigitte Benning has returned – this time to complete novel research on Indigenous-based supports for students in post-secondary. The GPRC alumna and successful MA candidate selected her thesis topic after noticing that much of the existing research on Indigenous issues seemed to be asking […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201824 Views

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From struggle to triumph for NIC grad

Jul 30, 2018 NIC Human Services graduate David Dawson has been on a journey. Now, he wants to help others on theirs. Dawson struggled with addiction for years, as well as uncertainty over his identity and Aboriginal heritage. But through those early challenges, he discovered his passion of helping others. Having completed his addictions treatment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201826 Views

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Community minded, research intensive, and student focused, Dr. Gina Grandy named new Dean of Business Administration – U Regina

July 30, 2018 Ever since she arrived at the University of Regna five years ago, Dr. Gina Grandy says she’s been welcomed with open arms – and that’s a big reason why she applied for the position of Dean of Business Administration. “Our students, staff, faculty, and partners in the community are incredibly supportive and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201833 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi

As part of its ongoing Strategic Planning process, Cape Breton University will host, Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi. The community event will take place on at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Boardmore Theatre and serve as an important forum for education and dialogue. “As we move forward in our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201844 Views

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Sensualities and science – Dailyuw.com

Sexy Science Confessions event explores colonial institutions’ impact on science Jul 30, 2018 Basking in a glow of soft blue and fuschia lights, condom fairies with rainbow wings roamed Kane Hall in search of saucy secrets. Emcees Dr. Tracy Bear and Dr. Keolu Fox hosted Sexy Science Confessions by Tipi Confessions late Friday, July 27. […]

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Junior University helps prepare Indigenous teens for careers in health – Dalhousie University

July 31, 2018 This July, 40 Indigenous youth from Atlantic Canada and as far away as Quebec and Labrador attended week-long health science camps at Dalhousie, Cape Breton University and St. Francis Xavier University. Now in its second year, Junior University aims to “expel the myths and nervousness of leaving their communities and coming to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201834 Views

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Censured trustee who resigned now wants his seat back – The Peterborough Examiner

Gordon Gilchrist running for a return to the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board after being censured by fellow trustees for remarks about Indigenous drummers in 2016 A former Cobourg-area public school board trustee who resigned in 2016 over insensitive comments about Indigenous drumming is running for his seat again. Gordon Gilchrist, 89, is a […]

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Canada Learning Code Receives $525,000 Donation from Amazon; Funds Will Support Modernization of K-12 Computer Science Curriculum as well as Coding Education Programs

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2018  – Canada Learning Code, Canada’s leading national charity championing digital literacy education, has received a $525,000 donation from Amazon to support the development of a Canadian kindergarten-to-grade-12 computer science education framework as well as coding education programs, including a traveling mobile classroom and Canada Learning Code Week. The donation from Amazon […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201821 Views

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Graduate scholarship fund allows students to focus more on studies

For Immediate Release 2018AEST0103-001478 July 27, 2018 Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training VICTORIA – Graduate students will be able to focus more on their studies, rather than the costs, as the result of a new scholarship fund from the Government of British Columbia. “The B.C. Graduate Scholarship Fund is a long-overdue investment that […]

by aanationtalk on July 27, 2018110 Views

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Baffinland awards 38 laptops to high school graduates in the North Baffin region

July 26th, 2018 Baffinland is happy to support school-based initiatives throughout the North Baffin communities. Each year, we award high school graduates from Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Igloolik, and Pond Inlet with laptops as a reward for their accomplishments, and as an incentive to pursue post-secondary education. This year, Baffinland provided 38 laptops […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201859 Views

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Two Laurier graduate students win prestigious awards for women’s health research

July 27, 2018 Waterloo – Graduate students from Wilfrid Laurier University have won two of the 10 provincial Women’s Health Scholars Awards for 2018/19. Brianna Hunt, a master’s student of Community Psychology, and Halina (Lin) Haag, a doctoral student at the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, will receive substantial scholarships to assist them […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201876 Views

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TRU: Student pens free guide for lawyers and Indigenous clients

July 26, 2018 For Indigenous people involved in criminal law cases, subtle differences in courtroom communication like an accent, amount of eye contact or tone could mean the difference between a guilty and not guilty verdict. Eliminating the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice and correctional systems is part of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201888 Views

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Kenjgewin Teg sees $4M for new student support initiatives – The Manitoulin Expositor

July 27, 2018 M’CHIGEENG—On Wednesday, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour announced a new project that will provide essential skills and job training to approximately 270 First Nation youth and adults in apprenticeship sectors during a special visit to M’Chigeeng First Nation. The Kenjgewin Teg Education Institute (KTEI) has received […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201828 Views

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Carleton University: Canadian Foreign Policy Journal Examines the Trudeau Government’s Branding Legacy

Carleton University’s David Carment, Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) Fellow, professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) and editor of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ),  and Richard Nimijean, guest editor and member of Carleton’s School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies have released the newest issue of CFPJ, Is Canada Back? Brand Canada in a Turbulent World. “Trudeau’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201852 Views

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School of Construction and School of Transportation dean leverages Sask Polytech expertise to grow national partnerships

New Licensing agreements with Canadian post-secondary institutions will expand applied learning options for students. July 25, 2018 – Last fall, Paul Carter joined Saskatchewan Polytechnic as dean for the School of Construction and School of Transportation, based out of the Saskatoon campus. Since joining Sask Polytech, Carter has developed licensing agreements to offer online training for […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201833 Views

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Leading Canadian expert on Indigenous research methodologies at StFX for Educational Research Forum

July 23, 2018 Dr. Margaret Kovach was the Scholar in Residence at the Third Annual Educational Research Forum held in StFX’s Schwartz Auditorium on July 23. Dr. Kovach (Sakewew p’sim iskwew) is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry and a member of Pasqua First Nation. She is a leading expert in Indigenous research methodologies in […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201846 Views

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Ontario teachers push ahead with Indigenous curriculum studies despite provincial cutbacks – CBC

Laurentian hosts 3-day meeting to develop new strategies to incorporate Indigenous learning in Ontario schools CBC News · Posted: Jul 26, 2018 Ontario’s history teachers spent some time back in the classroom this week in Sudbury. They were working on the new curriculum inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It’s part of a multi-year […]

by aanationtalk on July 26, 201823 Views

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112 new Canada summer Jobs available for under‑represented youth in Northern Ontario

Government of Canada funds work experience for local students July 26, 2018               North Bay, Ontario     Employment and Social Development Canada A strong middle class and a growing economy depend on young Canadians getting the skills and work experience they need to succeed. That’s why the Government of Canada has nearly doubled the number of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201843 Views

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Putting science to work in Winnipeg

Minister of Science and Sport engages community leaders on impacts of science on the local economy July 25, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba When science is put to work, it leads to new ideas and inventions while helping to create jobs and business export opportunities. This is how Canada’s investment in the sciences extends beyond campuses and into […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201825 Views

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Ontario government ends York University strike with back to work legislation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 25, 2018  By Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Students at York University will head back to class this fall after Ontario’s government passed legislation Wednesday ending a nearly five-month-long strike. An omnibus bill dubbed the Urgent Priorities Act contained key priorities for the newly-elected Progressive Conservatives, who called back the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201838 Views

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LEARN ENGLISH | JUSTIN TRUDEAU – We are Canadian (English Subtitles)

Credits: English Speeches Learn English with the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In his UN speech, Canada’s prime minister talked about Indigenous reconciliation, climate change and trade – Watch with big English subtitles.

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2018111 Views

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Grad students get new scholarships to help build the best B.C.

July 25, 2018 KELOWNA – Students in graduate-level degree programs at the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be able to focus more intently on research and innovation because of a $6-million scholarship fund that will also help recruit and retain the province’s brightest minds. “Graduate students at UBC are pushing the boundaries of research, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201871 Views

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Fleming College to receive provincial funding for experiential learning opportunities

Peterborough ON – (July 24, 2018) – Fleming College will receive new funding to further its extensive programming in experiential learning from the provincial government’s Career Ready Fund. As part of the provincial government’s Career Kick-Start Strategy, the Career Ready Fund helps publicly assisted colleges and universities, employers and other organizations create experiential learning opportunities for postsecondary […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201835 Views

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Ford Government Still Committed To TRC Curriculum – 89.5 The Lake FM

July 25, 2018 Ontario’s minister for Indigenous Relations and Northern Development and Mines says the government isn’t scrapping the Truth and Reconciliation curriculum. A curriculum writing session was cancelled earlier this month. Greg Rickford says the work will still will be going ahead at a later date. “We intend to see those meetings go on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201834 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Hajdu to visit North Bay and announce Government of Canada support for summer work opportunities for Indigenous students

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is helping Indigenous students in northern Ontario get summer work experience. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE:     […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201837 Views

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Warming Arctic lakes can create perfect conditions for mercury increases, York U study

TORONTO, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 – Mercury can show up in pristine High Arctic environments from as far away as China, and as the Arctic warms, more of that mercury can find its way into lakes, endangering people and wildlife, a York University geography professor has found. “Mercury in certain forms is highly toxic to humans […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201826 Views

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How medical schools can Indigenize their programs – TVO.org

At the University of Toronto, students are immersing themselves in Indigenous culture to better serve their future patients Jul 25, 2018 Lindsay Herzog remembers how nervous she was the first time she attended a community event at Native Child and Family Services. Then a fourth-year medical school student at the University of Toronto, she was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201873 Views

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General Paul Tells Junior Canadian Rangers to Be Proud – NetNewsLedger

25 July 2018 CAMP LOON – The highest ranking Indigenous officer in the Canadian Armed Forces says the Junior Canadian Rangers of the Far North of Ontario should be proud of their identity and work to preserve their culture. “I’m a status Indian like you,” Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul told 140 Junior Rangers during a visit […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201826 Views

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MN-S: Partners Sign MOU on “Strengthening Our Commitment”

BATOCHE FESTIVAL GROUNDS– The Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN-S) and the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on “strengthening our commitment for success of Saskatchewan Métis Students”. The MOU recognizes that the advancement of Métis culture, traditions and ways of knowing can be the vehicle to overcome obstacles that affect Métis […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 201816 Views

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SK Government: Summer Literacy Camps Teach a Life-Long Love of Reading in Students

July 24, 2018 Summer literacy camps are well underway for more than 1,200 students across the province.  These camps encourage students to continue reading over the summer months while having fun and interactive learning experiences. “These camps instill a life-long love of reading in children with a focus on First Nations and Métis students,” Deputy […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201862 Views

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York University and City of Markham formally acknowledge Indigenous lands at Markham Centre Campus site

Toronto, ON, Monday, July 23, 2018 – Today, Rhonda L. Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University, together with Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham and Amy Desjarlais, Traditional Knowledge Keeper, York University, formally acknowledged the traditional lands at the site of York’s future Markham Centre Campus. The ceremony comes in advance of the construction phase, set to begin […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201858 Views

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Meet one of the Department of Visual Arts Summer Resident Artists – U of Regina

July 23, 2018 It’s been an exciting time for artist Madhu Kumar since earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts with Great Distinction in June 2017. First, Professor David Garneau asked Kumar to be one of the student assistants on his Tawatina Bridge public art commission. She continues to work on the two-year project that will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201840 Views

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University of Ottawa: Report offers roadmap to increase diversity in federal government suppliers

Professor Barbara Orser and a research team from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa have examined diversity in small and medium enterprise (SME) suppliers to the Government of Canada. Conducted in collaboration with Public Services and Procurement Canada, the report, Benchmarking SMEs as Suppliers to the Government of Canada: Inclusion, Innovation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201835 Views

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The new Dean of Education returns to Saskatchewan – U Regina

July 23, 2018 The new Dean of the Faculty of Education, Dr. Jerome Cranston, felt the U of R was the place to be as soon as he came for the interview. “I got a feel for the campus and Faculty of Education, and experienced first-hand the overt commitments to anti-oppressive education, and the openness […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201829 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Fundraises for Treaty #3 Youth Education Bursaries

July 18, 2018 On July 13, 2018, Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted their 8th Annual Golf Tournament at Couchiching First Nation’s Heron Landing Golf Course. The tournament was a 4-person scramble with 38 teams successfully registered. The tournament offered the potential to win $25,000 cash for a hole-in-one on #6, as well as prize money for the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201835 Views

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VIU Receives International Recognition for High Teaching Standards

July 19, 2018 – 3:00pm Vancouver Island University is now recognized as a world leader in teaching excellence. At a special ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 18, UK-based Advance HE announced the overall winner for its 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award, Canada’s McMaster University, and presented trophies and certificates to VIU and the other […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201838 Views

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It’s an organic process:’ Alberta posts proposed curriculum changes online – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 15:35 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ People who want to see what Alberta is doing with school curriculum changes can look for themselves online. Education Minister David Eggen says his department has posted the raw proposals for changes to what students in kindergarten to Grade 4 are taught. Eggen […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201835 Views

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Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships

SASKATOON — 2018 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships have been awarded to four top University of Saskatchewan (U of S) PhD students working in health, water and feral horse conservation research. Jul 19, 2018 “It is a great achievement for these four exceptional students to be chosen as Vanier Scholars,” said Karen Chad, U of S […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201844 Views

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Canadore Recruitment Officer Brings Home Gold from Masters Indigenous Games

Jul 19, 2018 Canadore College is extremely proud of Gerard Peltier, Indigenous recruitment and retention officer, who took first place in golf for the 55+ category. Peltier was extremely pleased to be a part of the inaugural Masters Indigenous Games hosted in Toronto on July 13-15, 2018 at Downsview Park, Toronto, Ont.. commenting on how […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201845 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for More Than 120 Community Development Projects

July 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide more than $848,000 in grants to community development projects across the province, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “We are continuing to invest funds in programs and local infrastructure that make a difference […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201850 Views

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Kim TallBear named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow – U Alberta

“Ultimately we’re pushing back against straight white men telling us how the world should work, and what is legitimate knowledge and what is not.” July 18, 2018 The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is an independent charity that funds and promote academic and public interest research. Each year, the Foundation awards fellowships to “intellectuals in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201847 Views

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Mohawk College: Cultivating success

Mohawk College’s Indigenous Education Council (IEC) has been a committed and dedicated advisory group with membership from community organizations, partners and other stakeholder groups serving our Indigenous communities and supporting the work of our Indigenous Education and Student Services teams. With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions 94 Calls to Action, and Mohawk’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201842 Views

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Agricultural and Food Sciences welcomes Indigenous Scholar – UM Today

July 19, 2018 — Kyle Bobiwash’s journey to the the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba covered a lot of ground, from biomedical studies to wildlife biology to the science of wine, and finally, insects. We chatted with Faculty’s first Indigenous Scholar and the newest assistant professor in the Department […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201836 Views

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Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018  By Theodore Christou, Associate Professor, Social Studies and History Education, Queen’s University, Ontario 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: Theodore Christou, Associate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201854 Views

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Ontario librarian creates online guide for teachers to find available Indigenous course content – CBC

Librarian from OISE compiles accessible sources on TRC course content after curriculum writing cancellation July 18, 2018 A librarian at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto has compiled a list of Indigenous education content available. The resource compilation is a response to the recent cancellation of Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 201842 Views

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2018 Literacy Award Recipients

Each Award recipient receives a certificate, signed by the Premier of their province or territory, as well as a Council of the Federation Literacy Award medallion. The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201846 Views

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Government of Canada connects over 3,700 students to green jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Students to gain meaningful work experience in parks and other natural settings across Canada July 18, 2018     Thunder Bay, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs, including in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201838 Views

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President DeGagné launches new edition of book on reconciliation

July 18,  2018 Marking the 10th anniversary of then-prime minister Stephen Harper’s apology in the House of Commons for the government-funded residential school system and its lasting harmful legacy, a new third edition of Speaking My Truth: The Journey to Reconciliation, a book of essays about the dark history of residential schools and concept of reconciliation, was […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201837 Views

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I don’t see race’ and other white lies – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 18, 2018 8:37 By Corrie Scott, Associate professor, University of Ottawa 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: Corrie Scott, Associate professor, University of Ottawa No one white […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201845 Views

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Mt. Royal U: Groundbreaking new collective will improve Canada’s beloved parks

The Institute for Environmental Sustainability (IES) at Mount Royal University, with the Canadian Parks Council and founding academic partners Royal Roads University and York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, have announced the creation of the Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership (CPCIL). A pan-Canadian centre of excellence, CPCIL will develop and connect emerging leaders, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2018117 Views

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