You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Education

EducationText

Submissions Open for 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards

Submissions are now open for the 25th Saskatchewan Book Awards! Submissions will close on November 1, 2017. Please consider applying online through our website. We are accepting submissions of books that were published on or after November 2, 2016 and no later than October 31, 2017, except in the case of the Children’s Literature Award, which is open […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017121 Views

Read More
EducationText

UA: Register for Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference

September 11, 2017 The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference on November 14-16, 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland offers an opportunity to reflect on Arctic cooperation and its future. The main theme of the conference is how to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Arctic science, policy and economy. The conference takes further one of the key guiding lines […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017119 Views

Read More
EventsText

MNA: Garneau Tree Commemorative Ceremony

Friday, September 15th University of Alberta An important mark of Métis heritage in Edmonton, a 140-year-old Manitoba Maple, has sadly reached the end of its life cycle. On the grounds of the University of Alberta stands this historic tree; planted by prominent Métis figure Laurent Garneau and his wife Eleanor, shortly after their move to […]

by aanationtalk on September 12, 2017141 Views

Read More
EducationText

GDI: Integrated Resource Management Diploma Program Launched

Much has been put out in the media over the past several months regarding the Integrated Resource Management (IRM) program. There have been colorful pictures detailing many Saskatchewan landscapes… from Southern Grasslands to Northern Boreal Forest; Marshlands and Wildlife; Watershed Areas and Shorelines. What wasn’t apparent in those photos however are the stories that accompany […]

by aanationtalk on September 12, 201798 Views

Read More
EventsText

2017 Lethbridge College Orange Shirt Day

Date: September 29, 2017 – 10:00am – 11:00am Location: Centre Core Please join us as Lethbridge College shows its support for “National Orange Shirt Day: every child matters,” a campaign that recognizes the legacy of residential schools in Canada. Historically, Sept. 30 was chosen for Orange Shirt Day because it was the time of year in which children were […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017139 Views

Read More
EducationText

U of S recognizes outstanding citizens in honour of Canada 150

SASKATOON – Ten remarkable members of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) community are being recognized as U of S Canada 150 Citizens for significantly contributing to Canada becoming a more diverse, inclusive and environmentally sustainable country. Sep 8, 2017 “During Canada’s sesquicentennial, we’re thrilled to recognize 10 of our most inspiring community members […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 201796 Views

Read More
EducationText

FNCKP 2017 Call for Abstracts – MFNERC

This year’s Circle of Knowledge & Practices will explore how innovation and technology can play a role in building effective, student-based classroom strategies. It will also highlight current programs, initiatives and curriculum that cultivate and strengthen the evolving identity of First Nations students. If you would like to present a workshop at the conference, please download […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 201788 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 12, 2017 (Federal-Cabinet-Retreat) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his inner circle are in St. John’s, Newfoundland for their annual cabinet retreat today and tomorrow. Canada’s relationship with the United States and the Trump administration are expected to be a focus of talks as Ottawa gets set to host the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2017125 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Nunavut law school student wins QIA’s Amagoalik scholarship – NunatsiaqOnline

September 11, 2017 “Education will give young people the tools they need to be tomorrow’s leaders” A student entering the Akitsiraq Nunavut law school program this month, Nastania Mullin of Resolute Bay, is this year’s recipient of the of the 2017-18 John Amagoalik Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded by the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, honours the efforts […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017106 Views

Read More
EducationText

Nunavut secondary students eligible to work general election

11 September 2017  Calling all Nunavummiut students enrolled in secondary school! Are you interested in learning more about elections and how they are run, while gaining valuable work experience? The Department of Education and Elections Nunavut invite you to apply for paid positions as registration and polling clerks during the 2017 General Elections. Applicants […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017130 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

New education money for Saugeen First Nations students – Shoreline Beacon

September 11, 2017 Students from Saugeen First Nation (SFN) returning to school to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and study academic and career preparation at Georgian College in Owen Sound may have the cost of travel, lunch, books, parking, child care and specialized work-related clothing and essentials paid by an education fund set up […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017118 Views

Read More
EducationText

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is proud to announce the summer 2017 recipients of the organization’s Indigenous Reporter Scholarships

September 07, 2017 Funded by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the RBC Foundation and the Donner Canadian Foundation, the scholarships are an integral part of JHR’s wider Indigenous Reporters Program that works to increase the quality and quantity of Indigenous stories and voices in Canadian media. The scholarships are designed to support Indigenous students studying […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 201791 Views

Read More
EducationText

2017 FASS Lecture: Hard Conversations with Waneek Horn-Miller

Waneek Horn-Miller, a community leader, Olympic gold medalist, media personality, celebrated human rights activist and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences  (FASS) alumna, is the 2017 FASS Lecture guest speaker during Carleton’s Throwback celebration. Horn-Miller will deliver the lecture “Hard Conversations” which confronts the much-debated issue of free speech on university campuses. When:  Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017159 Views

Read More
EducationText

University of Saskatchewan enrolment continues to grow

SASKATOON – As of the first day of classes, 20,670 undergraduate and graduate students are registered in fall term classes at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—up 2.1 per cent from the previous year. Sep 7, 2017 “I’m pleased with our first day of classes numbers—they certainly align with our expectations,” said Alison Pickrell, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017111 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Trending: For the week of September 11 – 17 – University of Manitoba News

September 11, 2017 — Here’s what we’re talking about this week: Welcome back new and returning students to the Fall 2017 term! It’s Homecoming Week and we’re thrilled to welcome our alumni back to campus – especially as we celebrate #UM140. There are over 20 faculty and college events happening throughout the week as well as incredible community […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017113 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Ont Student Loans – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 11, 2017  TORONTO – Ontario’s minister responsible for post-secondary education says 185,000 students have received free tuition this year under a new government program. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews is announcing the figures later today, which equal more than a third of all full-time college and university students in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017134 Views

Read More
EducationText

Online Learning Provider Wins Premier’s Award

Council of the Federation Literacy Award Celebrates Excellence in Education September 8, 2017 1:00 P.M. Office of the Premier This year’s Ontario winner of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award has helped more than 25,000 Ontarians improve their literacy and numeracy skills, opening doors to new job opportunities and career advancement. Premier Kathleen Wynne recognized the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017266 Views

Read More
EducationText

Mental health funding boost for Calgary students

September 08, 2017 New funding for post-secondary student mental health will mean better access to important supports that promote emotional well-being. The province will provide nearly $2.5 million each year for three years to universities and colleges in and around Calgary to improve mental health supports on campus. The funding is part of a $25.8-million […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017144 Views

Read More
EducationText

Canada’s Premiers Announce 2017 Literacy Award Recipients

September 8, 2017 – In honour of International Literacy Day, Canada’s Premiers today announced the recipients of the 13th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award is presented to recipients from all 13 provinces and territories to celebrate outstanding achievement, innovative practice, and excellence in literacy. The recipients of the 2017 Council of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017183 Views

Read More
EducationText

Little Bear appointment strengthens University of Lethbridge commitment to Indigenous education

The University of Lethbridge has appointed respected and renowned Indigenous governance expert, Canadian education leader and University of Lethbridge alumnus Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc ’72, DASc ’04), as the institution’s first Distinguished Niitsitapi Scholar. With the appointment, Little Bear will play a key role in the University’s continued commitment to truth and reconciliation as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017308 Views

Read More
EducationText

University of MB: ‘This anniversary continues to be a meaningful time for our university’

September 7, 2017 The following is a message from University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David T. Barnard: Tansi, welcome to the University of Manitoba. This is exactly where you’re meant to be. As we welcome the beginning of the fall term, we consider the significance of it being our 140th academic year. This anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 201795 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Why Ontario universities are hiring Indigenous elders – TVO.org

Wilfrid Laurier University will soon appoint a full-time elder at its Brantford campus. But what do elders bring to post-secondary education? Students at Wilfrid Laurier University may soon have a new kind of professor at their Brantford campus: an Indigenous elder. While there are already elders teaching there, plus a permanent elder at Laurier’s Kitchener-Waterloo […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017114 Views

Read More
EducationText

MRU: Immerse yourself and illuminate your mind

The Riddell Library and Learning Centre celebrates its grand opening Sept. 7 The ultramodern Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC) represents the future of the university library in a single, inspiring academic building. Truly a learning space designed for the 21st century, the RLLC provides a place for the campus and the community to connect […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017124 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

University of Ottawa appoints Indigenous elder in residence – Video – The Loop

University of Ottawa’s Claudette Commanda on how she hopes her new role will give Indigenous law students a feeling of belonging. Read More: http://video.theloop.ca/watch/university-of-ottawa-appoints-indigenous-elder-in-residence-/5569003566001#.WbK5YtGQzIV

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017113 Views

Read More
EducationText

MRU: Immerse yourself and illuminate your mind

The ultramodern Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC) represents the future of the university library in a single, inspiring academic building. Truly a learning space designed for the 21st century, the RLLC provides a place for the campus and the community to connect and interact with information in all of its forms. All are welcome […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 201795 Views

Read More
EducationText

Ontario colleges’ 50th anniversary mobile tour celebrates the evolution of college education

Thursday, September 7, 2017 TIMMINS, ON: A fully decked 42-foot trailer that commemorates the 50th anniversary of Ontario’s college system in 2017 and the colleges’ phenomenal evolution and success arrives in Timmins on Monday, September 11, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. “College education is pivotal to Ontario’s prosperity and to ensuring more people […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017139 Views

Read More
EducationText

Laurier marking World Suicide Prevention Day with concert

September 06, 2017 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University will join communities across Canada in a free, sunrise-to-sunset concert in recognition of the 15th annual World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday, Sept. 10. Mysterious Barricades is a cross-Canada concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope. Fifteen cities will participate in the second annual concert, which will be live streamed at mysteriousbarricades.org. Laurier’s concert, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017173 Views

Read More
EducationText

Media Advisory: The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week

The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week Kuujjuaq (September 06, 2017) – After nearly 40 years of existence, the Kativik School Board will unveil a new logo during a special event at Jaanimmarik School, in Kuujjuaq, on Monday September 11, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. On Tuesday September 12, Tarsakallak School in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017132 Views

Read More
Press ReleasesText

Indigenous graduate student scholarship gets a makeover – Uregina

September 07, 2017 The University of Regina’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) has given one of its graduate student awards a makeover. Formerly known as the FGSR Aboriginal Graduate Awards Program Scholarship the new award will now be called Kaskitomasowak, Cree for ‘they earned it.’ “Along with Emily Grafton, the Executive Lead, Indigenization […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017114 Views

Read More
Press ReleasesText

New cultural lodge at Ottawa school helps settle Indigenous students into new year – APTN

September 06, 2017 Annette Francis APTN National News In a cultural lodge lined with cedar panels, Lorraine Lute bends over slightly, cups her hands and pulls smoke over her head and down her shoulders. The retired teacher, along with a number of students, is smudging in a new cultural lodge designed for First Nation, Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017100 Views

Read More
YouthText

Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 Continue to Work Together to Support Anishinaabe Children, Youth and Families

Province and Grand Council Treaty 3 Sign Relationship Agreement September 7, 2017 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Children and Youth Services Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 are working together to transform the system of services for Anishinaabe children and youth in northwestern Ontario. Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services, and Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017319 Views

Read More
HealthText

UCN Committed to Diploma Practical Nursing in Swan River

University College of the North (UCN) will continue its Diploma in Practical Nursing (DPN) program in Swan River on an ongoing basis, UCN President & Vice-Chancellor, Doug Lauvstad announced. “The DPN program in Swan River has successfully educated and graduated nurses in the Swan River area and northern Manitoba since 2010. The success of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017134 Views

Read More
EducationText

NEC Celebrates 50 Years

September 6, 2017 This upcoming celebration will be held at the Longhouse campus – 285 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. Our invited guests will enjoy a salmon bbq, workshops, and cultural performances. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2w3okX6. Draft Agenda: 4pm – Welcome Remarks by Dan Guinan, President 5pm – Alumni & Former Staff Blanket Honouring Ceremony 6pm […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 201797 Views

Read More
EducationText

Algoma Professor Helps Create Dialogue between Indigenous Peoples and Unions

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: September 6, 2017): A collaboration between Algoma University and Dalhousie University faculty is helping strengthen connections and dialogues between unions and Indigenous Peoples in northern communities. On Labour Day, FemNorthNet published “Joining Northern Women and Unions for Sustainable Development”, a project of the Canadian Research Institute of the Advancement of Women, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017166 Views

Read More
EducationText

Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Students’ Long-Term Success

New Focus on Equity Will Better Support Students in Exploring Educational and Career Pathways September 7, 2017 Ontario is making the education system fairer and more inclusive for all students by identifying and eliminating systemic barriers, and better supporting students in exploring pathways to work, college, apprenticeship or university. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201789 Views

Read More
EducationText

Helping post-secondary students thrive and succeed

For Immediate Release 2017AEST0053-001539 Sept. 6, 2017 VICTORIA – Thousands of students are preparing to start their post-secondary studies or training this week. Whether working toward earning a certificate, diploma or degree, or learning a skilled trade, post-secondary education and training offers British Columbians the chance to pursue their dreams and find success in a […]

by aanationtalk on September 7, 201784 Views

Read More
EducationText

First Peoples Child & Family Review 2017 volume 12 number 1

The First Peoples Child & Family Review is published twice yearly by the First Nations Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS). Articles herein are the responsibility of and copyrighted to the authors. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the official policies and/or opinions of the FNCFCS. DOWNLOAD THIS PDF FILE NT5

by aanationtalk on September 7, 2017107 Views

Read More
EducationText

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is proud to announce the summer 2017 recipients of the organization’s Indigenous Reporter Scholarships

Toronto, Sept. 6, 2017 – Funded by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the RBC Foundation and the Donner Canadian Foundation, the scholarships are an integral part of JHR’s wider Indigenous Reporters Program that works to increase the quality and quantity of Indigenous stories and voices in Canadian media. The scholarships are designed to support Indigenous […]

by aanationtalk on September 7, 201795 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Learning beyond four walls – Pique Newsmagazine

How Sea to Sky schools are pushing the boundaries of the traditional classroom to redefine outdoor education Whether it’s an hour-long nature walk, a two-day camping trip or a semester-long course, it’s fair to say most students will have had some type of brush with outdoor education by the time they enter the real world. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017108 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Schools’ shift from content knowledge a concern – Winnipeg Free Press

Sept. 6, 2017 Content-rich instruction may not be as flashy as some of the educational alternatives, but it’s a whole lot more effective. Educators have long debated the importance of specific content knowledge in the curriculum. Progressive educators generally favour a non-content-specific learning process. Traditional educators say all students should master a defined body of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201796 Views

Read More
EducationText

Winner of QIA’s 2017-2018 John Amagoalik Scholarship announced

Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 6, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce that Nastania Mullin has been selected as the recipient of the 2017-2018 John Amagoalik Scholarship which honours the efforts of John Amagoalik towards the betterment of Inuit in Nunavut. The annual scholarship is for $5,000.00. Mullin, originally from Resolute […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017117 Views

Read More
EducationText

UPEI: Welcome Message from the President

September 05, 2017 Dear Students, With the 2017–18 academic year about to begin, I would like to thank you for choosing the University of Prince Edward Island. Whether you are a brand new student or returning for another great year, I am honoured to welcome you to our University. UPEI offers innovative, experiential learning opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017133 Views

Read More
EducationText

Students Celebrated and Supported at Confederation College during the 2017 Orientation

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 1, 2017 – Confederation College is excited to be welcoming new and returning students from Thunder Bay and region, Ontario, Canada and several international countries. Program orientation is taking place for first-year students on September 5th to celebrate and enhance the students’ first days of college and prepare them for a successful learning experience. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017112 Views

Read More
HealthText

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species. September 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday that will enhance training and applied research for Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017136 Views

Read More
EducationText

Consultations begin on possible School Act changes – Government of AB

Sep 06, 2017 The province has launched consultations with school boards and parents to discuss transportation, fees and other issues to help protect and improve education. Alberta Education kicked off the engagement sessions in Red Deer. The sessions are to discuss potential amendments to the School Act, legislation that has governed education in Alberta for almost three […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017128 Views

Read More
EducationText

Statistics Canada: Back to School = More Tuition Fee Increases

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017  – Data release today by Statistics Canada confirms that tuition fees nationwide have increased by an average 3.1 percent to $6,571 for undergraduates, and 1.8 percent to $6,907 for graduate students. A similar pattern is clear on fees for community colleges. At the same time, tuition fees for international students have […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2017124 Views

Read More
HealthText

Funding supports Lethbridge students’ mental health

Sep. 06, 2017 Thanks to new provincial funding, students at public post-secondary institutions in Lethbridge will have access to increased mental health supports. The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College will receive a combined $1.2 million each year for three years to support student mental health on campus. Government will invest $25.8 million over the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017129 Views

Read More
EducationText

SFU unveils hand-carved Musqueam welcome figure to honour local First Nations territories

Simon Fraser University hosted a traditional First Nations ceremony to unveil a new welcome figure at SFU Vancouver campus on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The figure, carved by Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow, is intended to honour, and to create a stronger awareness of, the local Coast Salish territories on which SFU Vancouver is located: the Squamish, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017132 Views

Read More
EducationText

MSVU: Exhibit to challenge assumptions about aging

September 5, 2017 From September 9 toNovember 12, 2017, the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery will be home to a special exhibition of works that challenge assumptions about aging and explore the lived experience of aging, as it relates to identity, culture, embodiment, sexuality and disability. This is the first time the Gallery has […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201795 Views

Read More
EducationText

Twice as nice: Brandon post-secondary institutions team up again to welcome students

September 5, 2017 Continuing the success of a campaign launched last year, Brandon’s two post-secondary institutions are joining together to welcome students to Brandon for the new academic year. Through boulevard signs, banners, and a social media and advertising campaign, Brandon University (BU) and Assiniboine Community College are once again taking advantage of the back-to-school season […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017111 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More