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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 […]

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Saskatchewan author Cassi Smith wins $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2017  TORONTO _ Saskatchewan-born Cassi Smith is the newest recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Smith was selected for the honour by bestselling Estevan, Sask.-born author Ross King who was awarded the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize last month. King received the non-fiction award for “Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet […]

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Ross King Names Cassi Smith the Recipient of the 2017 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON, January 9, 2017) – Sault College is strengthening its commitment to its students and academic programming with the announcement of three new Academic Deans. Each of the new Dean positions came after a thorough organizational review of the Academic Division, which led to the creation of three new schools: School of […]

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Canadian Journalism Foundation/CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships Announced

TORONTO, April 18, 2017 – Julian Brave NoiseCat and Lenard Monkman are this year’s recipients of the CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships, established to encourage Indigenous voices and better understanding of Indigenous issues in Canada’s major media and community outlets. “Brave NoiseCat and Monkman have impressive records for young journalists, and the jury is keen to […]

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A discussion of religion – Queen’s University

April 18, 2017 Queen’s University Faculty of Education hosts multi-faith panel. The horrific shooting at the mosque in Montreal earlier this year touched many people around the world, including Queen’s University professor Ted Christou (Education). “The day of the shootings, the event made me think about people practicing their own religion and what an incident […]

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U of S builds on foundation for reconciliation – U of Saskatchewan

Apr 12, 2017 For Dallas Fiddler, it’s vital that the University of Saskatchewan is aware of the issues Aboriginal students face just to make coming to class every day a reality. As president of the U of S Indigenous Students’ Council, Fiddler is uniquely positioned to understand those struggles better than most. And he’s hopeful […]

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Governor General leads list of honorary degree recipients during Canada’s 150th anniversary – U of Alberta

Twelve inspiring individuals will receive the University of Alberta’s highest honour at convocation ceremonies this June. April 12, 2017 The University of Alberta’s spring convocation this June will include a nod to Canada’s 150th anniversary as Governor General David Johnston receives an honorary degree. Johnston is among a dozen influential leaders being recognized with the […]

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Spotlight on Religion & Culture – University of Winnipeg

The Religion & Culture program focuses on the human search for meaning and purpose in life. It sensitizes students to the variety of traditions, commitments, and cultures that exist in our world, both globally and locally. This program explores religion in four areas: Historical Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; Religion and Modern Western Culture; Asian Religions […]

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Vancouver’s newest library location opening April 19

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver’s newest library location – the nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch on East Hastings – is set to open on the afternoon of April 19. Over the next week, library staff will be finishing the move-in and readying the space to welcome the community. Public opening is set for: Wednesday, April 19, at […]

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MFNERC Call for Special Ed Training Participants

MFNERC’s Training Institute invites candidates to apply for the following Special Education Clinical Profession training programs:  Speech Language Pathology (SLP) and Physiotherapy. Information on the Speech Language Pathology training program (PDF) Information on the Physiotherapy training program (PDF) TO BE SELECTED AS AN MFNERC CANDIDATE FOR THESE ONE OF THESE PROGRAMs PLEASE SEND IN THE FOLLOWING: […]

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26 students spend summer as funded researchers – TRU

April 13, 2017 From overheated housing markets, to invasive goldfish — 26 TRU students will spend the summer making discoveries on a host of subjects — all part of the university’s unique Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program (UREAP). The program, which provides students with a $4,500 scholarship (along with up to an additional $1,000 operating […]

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CBU’s Verschuren Centre launches Sustainable Remediation Course

CBU’s Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment (VCSEE) will present a Sustainable Site Remediation course in September 2017. The course will bring together students and practitioners from across the globe with local professionals who have acquired vast experience from working on some of the largest remediation projects in Canada. The course, themed […]

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Response to Fundamental Science Report – Nipissing University

As a member of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU), Nipissing University supports the following op-ed, crafted by Dr. J. Kevin Vessey, Chair of the ACCRU: As chair of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU), I want to congratulate the Advisory Panel on Federal Support for Fundamental Science on the release […]

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Naylor report recognizes value of smaller, regional universities – TRU

April 12, 2017 TRU is encouraged by and supportive of the recommendations made by Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Panel. Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research, was released Monday, and establishes a framework to make Canada a world leader in scientific discovery and innovation. > Full Report: Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the […]

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Getting More People Started in Trades

Ontario Supporting 67 Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Across the Province April 18, 2017 Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development 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. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced […]

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DAREarts Announces Six Youths to Receive Awards at the 2017 DAREarts Leadership Awards Thursday, May 4, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 18, 2017) – Marilyn Field, Founder & President of DAREarts, today announced the six youths who will be honoured at the annual Leadership Awards Gala, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at The Carlu. The gala will be co-hosted by Piya Chattopadhyay, host of CBC Radio’s Out in the Open and Jeanne Beker CM, […]

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New UCN governing council members announced – Thompson Citizen

April 18, 2017 Two Thompsonites and one former city resident are among eight new members appointed by the provincial government to the University College of the North (UCN) governing council April 12. Dayna Waring, a human resources superintendent of employee relations and organizational design at Vale’s Manitoba Operations in Thompson, has been appointed for a […]

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IRC: Inuit Early Learning and Child Care Engagement Session

April 13, 2017 On Wednesday, April 19, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be hosting an engagement session on Inuit early learning and child care. Time: 6:oo to 8:00 p.m. Location: MSC Sundog Room (Inuvik) This session invites parents, caregivers and family members to share their priorities and needs for early learning and child care. These priorities […]

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TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival Reveals 2017 Lineup

Shorts weather is just on the horizon. What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with the unveiling of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival lineup. There’s plenty of live music on your horizon… Now celebrating its 28th year, Winnipeg’s largest downtown music festival will feature nearly 100 performers taking over various city stages, June 15-25. Drawing thousands […]

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Province Announces New Grant for Lower-Income Students

Increasing Access and Reducing Barriers to Post-Secondary Education: Wishart The Manitoba government is introducing a new grant for lower-income post-secondary students that will ensure they receive the up-front support they need, in order to further their education in the province, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today at Red River College. “This new grant […]

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Scholarship Program

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Scholarship Program Aboriginal Peoples Television Network is committed to the development of Aboriginal media professionals across Canada. Our Scholarship Program is intended to provide support to First Nation, Inuit, and Metis students in a course of studies leading to full time employment in a television or film-making career. Eligibility Criteria: You […]

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Students Benefit from Stable Funding – Allows Boards to Deliver Education Programs and Services

Toronto, April 12, 2017 – The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) views the 2017-2018 Grants for Student Needs (GSN) announcement as evidence of the provincial government’s commitment to the value and importance of a strong publicly funded education system. OPSBA is actively engaged in the annual GSN process and submitted a brief to the […]

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Tilbury, Ont. school overwhelmed with donations for northern reserve Neskantaga – CBC

Community sends enough donated supplies to fill tractor trailer Apr 13, 2017 A southern Ontario school was overwhelmed with an outpouring of donations after word spread about a campaign to help out a remote First Nation reserve that has been under a boil-water advisory for years. Staff at St. Francis Catholic School in Tilbury chose […]

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Ontario Reducing Class Sizes, Boosting Special Education

New Labour Agreements Ensure Stability for Students and Families April 12, 2017 Ontario is boosting its support for students and families across the province by reducing class sizes, providing new support for students with special education needs, and ensuring labour stability for at least two more years. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was at Sunny […]

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Research takes masters student back to her First Nation home – URegina

April 12, 2017 When Cheyanne Desnomie was looking for a research topic for her Anthropology honours paper, she didn’t have to go far. Desnomie returned home to the Peepeekisis Cree Nation located on Treaty 4 land near Belcarres, Saskatchewan to delve into the long-standing issue that has created a social divide between band members for […]

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Strength through diversity: Dal introduces Diversity and Inclusiveness Strategy – Dal News

April 12, 2017 Over the past couple of years, the Dal community has seen many new and renewed efforts across the university to better support diversity and inclusion. Informed by the recommendations of multiple university-wide and external reports, several key initiatives have been completed under Strategic Priority 5.2 of the university’s Strategic Direction, which commits […]

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TD Bank Group provides support to NCTR to preserve important testimony – UM Today

April 12, 2017 — On March 20, representatives from TD Bank Group presented $100,000 to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba to support the TD Internships for Truth and Reconciliation. This donation is part of the $1-million gift announced in May 2015 to the Front and Centre campaign. […]

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SIIT: Big Shout-out to all Automotive Service Preparation grads in Ministikwan

April 12, 2017 On March 31st SIIT completed the 2nd rural Automotive Service Preparation Program at Ministikwan First Nation. Seven students completed the program successfully and are now able to pursue work with their new skills. Each graduate will receive credit for 360 apprenticeship trade time hours (once they are hired and indentured through an […]

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First call for papers: Northern Political Economy symposium, 26-27 Sept 2017

April 12, 2017 The 7th Northern Political Economy symposium (organized in Loma-Vietonen, Finland, 26-27 September 2017) will address this year political aspects of life in the Arctic as well as the Arctic life as an object of politics, even in the academia. Deadline for abstracts: July 31, 2017. Life in the Arctic has become politicized in […]

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Province Announces New Appointments to The University College of The North Governing Council

April 12, 2017 The Manitoba government has appointed eight new members to the University College of the North (UCN) Governing Council, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. “UCN enhances the economic and social vitality of northern Manitoba by making a broad range of educational opportunities available in the region,” said Wishart.  “I’m pleased […]

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Alanis Obomsawin comes to John Abbott College – Montreal Gazette

April 12, 2017 Award-winning filmmaker and social activist Alanis Obomsawin comes to John Abbott College for a screening of her latest documentary ‘We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice,’ on Thursday, April 13. Lawyer Sophie Marchildon — a full-time member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal — will also be in attendance. The public screening […]

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Métis youth receives 2016/2017 Aboriginal Award from Conestoga College

April 11, 2017 On February 18, 2017, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Kate Piereder, was presented the 2016/2017 Aboriginal Award for achievement at the Seventh Annual Pow Wow at Conestoga College. Kate is a very hard working student studying for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Conestoga College. This is a collaborative program […]

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From Alumna to Intern: The Many Opportunities of a Faculty of Native Studies Degree – UAlberta

Shaleigh Raine, Faculty of Native Studies Alumna, first embarked on the Alberta Indigenous Internship program in June 2015. After a successful application, Shaleigh started working with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations on the Strategic Initiatives team specifically in Consultation and Land Claims. Shaleigh Raine, Faculty of Native Studies Alumna, first embarked on the Alberta Indigenous […]

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Camosun opens new satellite training centre

April 10, 2017 Camosun College has increased its regional presence with the opening of the Camosun Coastal Centre. Formerly known as IMTARC (Industry Marine Training and Applied Research Centre), the satellite site is located on Songhees Nation Territory near the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The 4,000 square foot training building sits on leased land and was […]

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ULeth: Global Citizenship Cohort demonstrates diverse interests

Students in this year’s Arts and Science Global Citizenship Cohort stepped up to help out. Their projects included everything from volunteering at the Soup Kitchen to getting involved in the Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) and signing a water charter. “The theme for the Cohort was water, sustainability and social justice,” says Dr. Shelly Wismath, co-ordinator […]

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USask: Integrated planning forums

This is an important time as we create a new plan to guide our university over the next several years. This plan, like our earlier plans, will help establish priorities, align our efforts and guide our decision making. It will reflect our identity as captured in the recently adopted Mission, Vision and Values statement, convey our broad […]

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What’s On at Trent University

Upcoming events include the Morton Lecture and the Schindler Lecture in Aquatic Science Tuesday, April 11, 2017 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 […]

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USask: Graduation Powwow May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 Celebrate the academic achievements of graduating Métis, First Nations, and Inuit students from the U of S and Saskatchewan high schools. About our powwow THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN (U OF S), SITUATED ON TREATY 6 TERRITORY AND THE HOMELAND OF THE MÉTIS, HAS HOSTED A POWWOW ON ITS SASKATOON CAMPUS FOR ALMOST […]

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Annual Awards Ceremony at the University of Sudbury

The University of Sudbury held its annual Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 23, 2017. View: Annual Awards Ceremony at the University of Sudbury ON5

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The 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize Call for Nominations is Open

Ottawa, Ontario, April 6, 2017 – Nominations are now open for the 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP). A number of exciting changes have been made to the AIP for the sixth prize year. The total prize amount has been increased to up to $3 million and will be awarded through three categories: 1) $1 million […]

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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Katimavik partner to strengthen Reconciliation initiatives for Canadian youth

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and Katimavik have announced an agreement to collaborate on community-based youth development projects. This collaboration will ensure that Truth and Reconciliation is a key pillar of all Katimavik’s youth development initiatives, in alignment with the objectives and principles of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

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CIHR: College of Reviewers will start enrolling members this summer

April 7, 2017 On behalf of the College Chairs, we are pleased to announce that membership enrolment will start in June 2017. Based on the recent experiences of the first Project Grant competition, which were echoed in the Peer Review Expert Panel report, the College Chairs believe it is essential to open the College of […]

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SIIT and Skills Canada Partner up

SIIT and Skills Canada Saskatchewan have partnered together to build welding tables for the Provincial Skills Competition 2017. The Saskatoon welding program welcomed this opportunity to provide the labour while Skills Canada Saskatchewan provided all material needed to make this project a success. Led by our great welding instructors Aaron Reid and Frankie Park, the […]

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Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences announces new Board members for 2017-18

OTTAWA, April 6, 2017 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the results of elections to its 2017-18 Board of Directors. The 2017-18 Board will take office following the Federation’s Annual General Meeting on May 28, 2017. Elected to the 2017-18 Board during the recent online elections are: Julia Wright was […]

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Regina project building virtual timeline of Indigenous oral history – CBC

City of Regina seeking submissions for 150 Stories oral history project Apr 10, 2017 The City of Regina is creating a virtual exhibit to highlight Regina’s Indigenous community as part of its Canada 150 celebrations. The 150 Stories oral history project invites people to share everything from traditional knowledge to personal reflections. Dana Turgeon from […]

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Five years of research – MUN Gazette

April 11, 2017 In recognition of its fifth anniversary, Grenfell Campus’s Environmental Policy Institute is celebrating its accomplishments. Five Years in Review was a day-long retrospective event that highlighted the interdisciplinary work conducted by the faculty and staff of the institute, as well as the master of arts in environmental policy students. Grenfell developed the […]

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