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TCDSB 13th Annual Northern Spirit Games

February 6, 2018 TORONTO – Since 2002, over 23,000 students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 have participated in these annual athletic, cultural and spiritual celebrations that take place at a number of Toronto Catholic District School Board sites. Students will be taught ten indoor and outdoor activities based on traditional First Nations, Métis and […]

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Indigenous Achievement Week at the University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites members of the media to attend Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW). The week is open to the public and celebrates the successes and contributions of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students, staff and faculty. Feb 2, 2018 Monday, Feb. 5 – Friday, Feb. 9 Events take place at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201838 Views

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Indigenous Achievement Week kicks off at University of Saskatchewan – Globalnews.ca

February 05, 2018 Students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) had the chance to learn about the history of round-dancing on Monday, one of the events kicking off Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW) on campus. “It’s a time for the university to celebrate culture, to celebrate identity and to celebrate success,” Dale Apesis, vice-president of the Indigenous Student […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201842 Views

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What’s On at Trent University – Week of February 6, 2018

Upcoming events include Stavro Cultural Studies Lecture & the North at Trent Lecture Series Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Monday, February 5, 2018 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s […]

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Entrevestor: Digital skills for First Nation children – TheChronicleHerald.ca

February 05, 2018 The Ulnooweg Development Group, a non-profit organization that encourages economic development among the Mi’kmaq people, will lead an initiative to teach digital skills to First Nations children in Atlantic Canada. Chris Googoo, the chief operating officer of Ulnooweg, said the initiative will focus on key sectors like animation, big data, robotics, artificial […]

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VIU: Lunch and Learn Series Allows Researchers to Share Insights With Community

February 5, 2018 VIU’s Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Office presentations explore diverse topics Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Bring Your Lunch and Learn series delves into diverse research topics this semester, including Canadian art, the video game industry and the total solar eclipse of 2017. Lunch and Learn sessions run on Tuesdays at VIU’s Nanaimo […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201834 Views

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Camosun Coastal Centre celebrates student success with marine industry training

February 5, 2018 Sixteen Indigenous students have recently graduated from the Ship Repair Entry Level Training Program (SRELT), a collaborative marine industry training program, at the Camosun Coastal Centre on Songhees Nation Territory. Immediately following the completion of the program, over half of the class obtained jobs in shipyards and more have received job offers. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201849 Views

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OISE hosts Indigenous graduate student mentorship summit

While Lindsay DuPré was working toward a master’s in social work, she recalls facing institutional barriers that left her feeling isolated as an Indigenous student. “It was important for me to seek out mentors and role models who could fill in the gaps I felt existed in my program,” she says. Now as the Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201834 Views

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TRU appoints Simpcw Chief Nathan Matthew as chancellor

The TRU Board of Governors has selected Nathan Matthew as the university’s next chancellor. Matthew is chief of the Simpcw First Nation of Chu Chua near Barriere, a position he has held for more than 20 years. He is also an educator and well-known advocate for the advancement of Aboriginal education in BC. “Nathan Matthew’s […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201826 Views

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Lethbridge College alumna Diandra Bruised Head to work with province on Indigenous climate change partnership

Feb. 5, 2018 Lethbridge College is proud to congratulate alumna Diandra Bruised Head (Renewable Resource Management 2016)on her recent appointment as in-tribe climate change coordinator for the Kainai First Nation. Bruised Head’s role will support a partnership between the Government of Alberta, The Rockies Institute and the Kainai First Nation to study climate change and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201827 Views

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Gensource Announces Engagement Agreement For Project Finance

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – February 5, 2018 – Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an engagement agreement (“Engagement”) with the team of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. (“IA”) and its syndication partner, US-based Heritage Capital Group (“Heritage”). Heritage is the Agriculture Practice Leader within the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201833 Views

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Minister Bibeau announces Canadian organizations selected for International Indigenous and Youth Internship programs

Internships abroad are a great way for Canadian youth to gain professional experience and boost their skills and knowledge. They help to prepare youth for future employment and become truly engaged global citizens. As we mark International Development Week (IDW), the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced the names of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 201866 Views

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Canada congratulates Six Nations Polytechnic on innovative STEAM Academy

February 5, 2018      Six Nations of the Grand River, ONTARIO     Department of Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada believes every First Nation child should get the best start in life, and is working in partnership with First Nations to support their goals for a quality education system. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018234 Views

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Yukon Premier, Grand Chief and President Barnes to showcase Yukon University in Ottawa

February 01, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Conversations about the strengths of Canada’s first university north of 60 will be front and centre in Ottawa next week. Investing in Northern Potential, a roundtable luncheon on Yukon University, will take place as part of this year’s Yukon Days. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief Peter Johnston and Yukon College […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201851 Views

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Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Health Scholars – Trent University

February 02, 2018 Collaborating to encourage, recruit, train and support the success of a greater number of young Indigenous scholars in the Indigenous health research realm. This is the goal behind a new research project Dr. Chris Furgal, associate professor with the Indigenous Environmental Sciences/Studies program is involved in. Professor Furgal collaborated with colleagues from education institutions across […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201857 Views

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Sault College Hosts Annual Pow Wow On Campus

Sault Ste. Marie, ON February 1, 2018 – “Love and Unity” will fill the air on Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11 at Sault College’s annual Pow Wow taking place in the College’s Health and Wellness Centre. Sault College is proud to continue the tradition of hosting the Pow Wow on campus and, for the fourth […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201857 Views

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U of T releases 2016-2017 Employment Equity Report – U of T News

The University of Toronto has released the results of its 2016-2017 Employment Equity Report. Among the report’s findings: 47 per cent of faculty and librarians self-identify as women, with 17 per cent self-identifying as racialized, 10 per cent having a sexual orientation other than heterosexual, seven per cent reporting an invisible disability and one per […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201851 Views

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Paul Dalla Lana commits second $20-​million gift to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

February 01, 2018 Almost a decade after making a $20-million gift to establish the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, Paul and Alessandra Dalla Lana are doubling down on their investment. Today, the couple announced they are making an additional $20-million gift to the school, located in the heart of Toronto’s innovation and health […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201855 Views

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Mi’kmaw Mid-Winter Feast at the Mount a celebration of thanksgiving and renewal

The Aboriginal Student Centre and Office of the President at Mount Saint Vincent University today hosted students, faculty and staff at the Mount’s first Wi’kapaltimk Aqtapuk or Mid-Winter Feast. “The Mi’kmaw Mid-Winter Feast is an ancient Mi’kmaw Feast. It was traditionally celebrated shortly after the first new moon of Punamuiku’s (January). Mid-winter was the end of the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201855 Views

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Fine Arts students, BU Theatre Club collaborate for exhibition on mental health

February 1, 2018 BRANDON – Members of the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art and the BU Theatre Club are teaming up to launch a new exhibition at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Fine Art. Coinciding with Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) Mental Health Week, the exhibition is titled “Drawing the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201838 Views

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Reconciliation through Recognition lecture postponed – UM Today

Phil Fontaine and Kathleen Mahoney are starting a movement to have Indigenous peoples officially recognized as founders of Canada January 31, 2018 — Update: This article originally referenced a lecture. Due to unavoidable circumstances, the lecture has been postponed and new date will be announced at a later time. Sorry for the inconvenience. Three groups […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201844 Views

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UVic: Experts Q&A on Indigenizing education

February 01, 2018 As K-12 schools in BC work to Indigenize curriculum and Canadian post-secondary institutions respond to the TRC’s Calls to Action to promote, recruit and support increased Indigenous research and teaching, the following three Indigenous scholars in the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Education are available to provide context and comment on the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201842 Views

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MRU: Office of Academic Indigenization celebrates grand opening

The new Office of Academic Indigenization (OAI) celebrated its grand opening on January 26, marking a significant milestone towards indigenizing curriculum across programs and disciplines. Nearly 200 people from across campus and Indigenous communities attended the event, which included a pipe ceremony, a blessing by Elder Miiksika’am Clarence Wolfleg, the unveiling of a mural by Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201851 Views

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Supporting Métis research and students – U of Winnipeg

January 31, 2018 The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that brings an additional $600,000 to campus to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg over the next decade. Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds on a strong […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201834 Views

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Canada guilty of forging crisis in Indigenous foster care – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 1, 2018 11:23 By David MacDonald, Professor of Political Science and Research Leadership Chair for the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201875 Views

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Explore bursary for Nunavut students

February 01, 2018 If you are a full-time grade 11, 12 and post-secondary student, the Department of Education wants you to apply for a $2,200 bursary through the Government of Canada’s Explore program! Explore is a five-week intensive French language-immersion program offered in the spring or summer. Participants from Nunavut can have their travel fees […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201847 Views

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BC Oil and Gas Commission Funds Indigenous Education Program

The BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) is funding a pilot Indigenous Education Program in partnership with the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), Vancouver Island University (VIU), Northern Lights College, and Northwest Community College. This pilot program will provide vocational training and scholarship opportunities for Indigenous students across the province and aims to help […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201841 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation and University of Winnipeg Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Métis Research and Students

January 31, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Federation and The University of Winnipeg signed a Memorandum of Understanding which brings an additional $600,000 to the University to support Métis scholarship over the next decade. Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018103 Views

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Call for Submissions – MFNERC

MFNERC’s publishing unit is now accepting submissions for a new anthology entitled Voice: Appropriation and Representation in Canada, to be published in 2018. The anthology will feature works from emerging and established Indigenous Canadian writers with a focus on cultural appropriation and Indigenous representation in this country and its effects, from a historical or contemporary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018149 Views

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Algoma U Welcomes Joe Tom Sayers as New Director of Anishinaabe Initiatives

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – January 31, 2018): Algoma University is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Tom Sayers as Director of Anishinaabe Initiatives. “We are pleased to have Joe Tom Sayers joining our leadership team at Algoma University,” said President and Vice-Chancellor, Asima Vezina. “Joe brings to Algoma a wealth of knowledge and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201841 Views

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2018 Honouring Excellence award recipients announced – Lethbridge College

Jan. 30, 2018 From their roots in southern Alberta, Lethbridge College graduates have gone on to have an influence in countless professions and industries around the world. This year, four of those alumni will join an expanding roster of graduates to have earned Honouring Excellence Awards, recognizing alumni who have set themselves apart in their […]

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Resetting Canada’s origin story – UM Today

Phil Fontaine and Kathleen Mahoney will speak on campus about a movement underway to have Indigenous peoples officially recognized as founders of Canada January 31, 2018 — Three groups of people founded Canada. Only two, the British and the French, however, are officially recognized because they wrote the rules during Confederation. The third group, Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201842 Views

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World Leisure Centre of Excellence Hosts Three Outstanding Scholars – Vancouver Island University

January 30, 2018 Rare opportunity for public to hear from leading experts in leisure industry NANAIMO, BC: Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Department of Recreation and Tourism will host three distinguished visiting scholars through the University’s World Leisure Centre of Excellence. This series supports the work the department does to provide access to exceptional experts for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201862 Views

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Laurier students team up with northern high school students for environmental field course near Yellowknife

WATERLOO – Eight undergraduate students from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Geography and Environmental Studies program will be teaming up with four senior high school students from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for a week-long field course from Feb. 10 to 17 at the Hoarfrost River field site, 260 km northeast of Yellowknife. The field course will study wintertime […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201843 Views

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Celebrating the spirit of Caritas: Mount students give back – Mount Saint Vincent University

January 31, 2018 Why we give: Capturing the spirit of Caritas in Mount students From our beginning in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent University has been committed to nurturing socially responsible global citizens, at home and abroad. Community giving, social justice and volunteerism are all traits strongly associated with the Mount. Each day, Mount students are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201839 Views

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UNB Message to the community

In recent weeks, UNB has seen the appearance of several posters representing views that are, in my view, contemptible. They do not reflect UNB’s values or our commitment to diversity. The messages conveyed in the posters that appeared on the UNB Fredericton campus are the opinions of a small group that has no official affiliation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201824 Views

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Dr. Angela Mashford-​Pringle named Associate Director of the Waakebiness-​Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health

Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle will be the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health’s Associate Director effective February 1, 2018. She will also begin an academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioural Health Sciences at DLSPH. “I’m delighted to continue working in partnership with Angela to lead the Institute and bring Indigenous education, research and knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201854 Views

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New Indigenous scholarship helps reduce barriers to post-secondary success – UM Today

UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders now seeking nominations January 31, 2018 — The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is funding a brand-new scholarship for Indigenous students. Beginning this academic year up to 25 awards will be offered to undergraduate students who meet the requirements, with each award valued at a minimum of $1,000. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201841 Views

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Saskatoon public schools inks Metis history and culture agreement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 30, 2018 Saskatoon Public Schools has signed an agreement to ensure that Metis culture and history continue to be taught in classrooms. The agreement Tuesday commits the school board to supporting Metis students in their identity development. It also pledges to ensure that teachers have knowledge of Metis history and culture. Ray […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201853 Views

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Sask. First Nation kids head to New Zealand to learn about Treaty of Waitangi – CBC

Chief Little Pine School students set to perform at Waitangi Day celebrations on Feb. 6 Jan 31, 2018 A group of First Nation students from Saskatchewan will be learning about treaties this week, but not in their typical classroom. The Grade 7/8 class of 18 students from Little Pine First Nation, along with eight chaperones, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201840 Views

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College Of The Rockies Hosting Annual Open House

College of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members and prospective students on Wednesday, February 7 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Cranbrook main campus. This year’s Open House will be jam-packed with a wide variety of activities and information. College of the Rockies’ Recruitment Officer Jennifer Inglis says, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201845 Views

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U of S SCI-FI Camps funding boost will immerse youth in STEM

SASKATOON – The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive approximately $165,000 in new funding to support SCI-FI Camps, with the goal of engaging underrepresented youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. Jan 30, 2018 Actua, which provides STEM education programs to Canadian youth, made the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201850 Views

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School division, CUMFI renew partnership on Métis teachings – Saskatoon Public Schools

Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) and Saskatoon Public Schools have signed a new partnership to formalize their work to bring Métis history and teachings to all students in the school division. An event held Jan. 30 at Westmount Community School saw representatives from both organizations sign a Memorandum of Understanding. While the organizations have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201850 Views

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NAN Celebrates Education Milestones

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) today celebrated milestones for Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute on the opening day of the NAN Chiefs Winter Assembly in Thunder Bay. “I am pleased to celebrate the renaming of Oshki-Pimache-O-Win to ‘Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute’ in honour of Chanie Wenjack,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. “This […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201842 Views

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Indian Arts Research Center at School for Advanced Research Seeking Applicants for Paid Museum Internships

The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201839 Views

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City counts down to Congress 2018: Canada’s largest academic conference, May 26 – June 1, 2018

The countdown is underway to the largest conference ever to be held in Regina: the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 26 to June 1, which will attract up to 7,000 delegates from across Canada and around the world. “The Congress is an incredible opportunity to showcase our growing and vibrant […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201847 Views

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Inaugural graduation held for Housing Manager Certification Program

EDMONTON, Jan. 29, 2018  – The first full cohort of the inaugural Housing Manager Certification Program graduated in a ceremony in front of friends and family on Friday, January 26. Fourteen people from First Nation communities in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Yukon graduated from the program, receiving a certificate of achievement. The Housing Manager Certification […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201831 Views

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What’s On at Trent University – Week of January 29, 2018

Upcoming events include ToursPlus & Stavro Cultural Studies Lecture Monday, January 29, 2018 Monday, January 29, 2018 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201830 Views

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Mount Royal photography display to reveal the impact of residential schools

Reconciliation: A Photographic Exhibition is part of Alberta’s Exposure Festival Join us for the opening of Mount Royal’s own photography exhibit! Reconciliation: A Photographic Exhibition will be unveiled on Feb. 7 Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: Main Street near Starbucks Featuring the works of George Webber, Soloman Chiniquay, David Youn and Aaron Pelletier. Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201858 Views

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VIU: Global Citizens Week Weaves Local and International Issues Together

January 29, 2018 Annual week of events celebrates change-makers and allies in struggles for social justice Every year, Vancouver Island University (VIU) hosts Global Citizens Week – a week filled with visiting speakers, films and campus events, including live music and classroom dialogues that explore issues of global development at home and abroad. This year […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201831 Views

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