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Last Call for RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Nominees

National awards nominations close July 4, 2008

TORONTO, June 25 – From technology innovators and early childhood educators, to contractors, chefs and clothing designers – women entrepreneurs from all walks of life across Canada are honoured each year for their achievements at the RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Awards. This year’s deadline for nominations is July 4, 2008.

by NationTalk on June 25, 2008952 Views

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The 2008 New York Book Festival Names Winners

NEW YORK (June 22, 2008) _ The 2008 New York Book Festival has named Eddie Einbinder’s “How To Have Fun And Not Die,” a unique examination of recreational drug use as told from the user’s experience, as the grand prize winner of its annual competition.

by NationTalk on June 25, 20083267 Views

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Education Agreement to Help Kootenay-Columbia Students

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EDU0087-000982
June 24, 2008

Ministry of Education

CASTLEGAR – Education Minister Shirley Bond, Aboriginal leaders and officials of the Kootenay-Columbia board of education today announced the signing of B.C.’s 42nd Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to help improve Aboriginal student achievement.

by NationTalk on June 24, 20081811 Views

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Call for Exhibitors – 14th Annual Provincial Conference on Aboriginal Education

We invite applications for exhibitor tables at our annual conference on Aboriginal education. One of Canada’s largest annual Aboriginal education conferences, this event will gather together hundreds of educators for learning and networking opportunities. Last year, about 850 people attended the conference.

by NationTalk on June 24, 20081257 Views

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Lakehead Masters Student Receives NAHO Award

(June 24, 2008 —Thunder Bay, ON) Robert Animikii Horton (Bebaamoyaash), 26-year-old Sociology Masters student at Lakehead University and Band Member from the community of Manitou Rapids (Rainy River First Nations), has received the 2008 National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) National Aboriginal Role Model Award. Robert is one of 12 recipients across Canada.

by NationTalk on June 24, 20083642 Views

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Education Agreement to Help Coastal Aboriginal Students

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EDU0079-000951
June 20, 2008
Ministry of Education

BELLA COOLA – Education Minister Shirley Bond, Aboriginal leaders and officials of the Central Coast board of education announced the signing of B.C.’s 39th Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to help improve Aboriginal student achievement.

“The Central Coast school district has worked hard to provide this framework for improving achievement levels for its Aboriginal students,” said Bond. “Today’s agreement on the eve of National Aboriginal Day will launch a partnership between the Heiltsuk, Nuxalk, Oweekeno, Metis and other communities and the school district, and all partners deserve congratulations for this historic agreement.”

by NationTalk on June 24, 2008962 Views

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The Government of Canada Helps Immigrants and Members of Visible Minorities Get Job

June 23, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia—New Canadians and members of visible minorities in the Kamloops area who are currently unemployed will get help to re-enter the work force, thanks to a federally funded program. At the same time, local employers facing labour shortages will have greater access to skilled employees. Betty Hinton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008830 Views

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New Child-care Spaces for Merritt and Hope

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For Immediate Release
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June 23, 2008

Ministry of Children and Family Development

MERRITT – More than $740,000 in provincial funding will help area child-care providers create 52 new licensed child-care spaces, Linda Reid, Minister of State for Child Care, announced today.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008935 Views

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Manitoba’s Building Boom Taps Into Available Skilled Trades

Over 10,000 Workers Needed to Keep up with Construction

June 23, 2008

Winnipeg – Robust construction activity across all sectors has pushed employment of the skilled trades’ workforce to record levels according to the Construction Sector Council’s latest forecast.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008970 Views

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Aboriginal Employment Development Continues to Grow in Nipawin

News Release – June 20, 2008

More businesses signed on to a First Nations and Métis Employment Development agreement today in Nipawin. They join other partners in this historic agreement that will see more opportunities for Aboriginal people in the Nipawin area.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008961 Views

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Parks Canada Congratulates Winners of 2008 Public Service Award of Excellence

GATINEAU, QUÉBEC, JUNE 20, 2008 — Parks Canada congratulates three of its employees for being recognized in this year’s Public Service Awards of Excellence, for their outstanding contribution to the public service. The Canada Public Service Agency announced recipients of the Award during National Public Service Week 2008.

by NationTalk on June 23, 20081424 Views

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Education Agreement to Help Kootenay Students

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EDU0082-000966
June 21, 2008

Ministry of Education

NELSON – Officials from the Kootenay Lake board of education and the Ministry of Education joined Aboriginal leaders today to mark National Aboriginal Day with the signing of an Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to improve Aboriginal student performance.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008667 Views

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Grace Fox reaffirmed as First Nations Director to OPSBA

TORONTO, June 20 – The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that Grace Fox, a trustee with the Rainbow District School Board, has been reaffirmed as First Nations Director. Now serving for a third term, Grace will be supported in her role as First Nations Director by Howard Archibald, a trustee from District School Board Ontario North East, who was elected as her Alternate on OPSBA’s Board of Directors.

by NationTalk on June 23, 2008781 Views

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ISC Partners With Albert Community School

News Release – June 20, 2008

On June 20, Information Services Corporation (ISC) announced an ongoing partnership with Regina’s Albert Community School at joint National Aboriginal Day celebrations held at the school.

“The partnership provides ISC with the opportunity to help enhance and support the educational experience of the students that attend the core-area school,” ISC acting president and CEO Jeff Stusek said. “It will also provide ISC’s employees with many volunteerism and mentorship opportunities.”

by NationTalk on June 22, 2008935 Views

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Students call for action on National Aboriginal Day – Ending Poverty and Increasing Access to Higher Education Must be National Priorities

OTTAWA, June 21 – Canada’s college and university students are marking National Aboriginal Day by renewing the call for improved living conditions for Aboriginal peoples and greater federal funding for Aboriginal students to attend post-secondary institutions.

by NationTalk on June 22, 2008737 Views

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Honouring Public Service Excellence: The Professional Institute Presents 2008 Gold Medal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(June 20, 2008) – Michele Demers, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, presented today the Institute’s Gold Medal at a luncheon ceremony.

This year’s recipient of the Professional Institute Gold Medal for his contribution in a field other than pure or applied science is Mr. Dan Beavon, Director of the Strategic Research and Analysis Directorate, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC).

by NationTalk on June 21, 2008862 Views

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Halq’eméylem Language to Revitalize Aboriginal Culture

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EDU0081-000955
June 20, 2008

Ministry of Education

COQUITLAM – The language of the Upper Fraser First Nations, Halq’eméylem, is now a provincially approved second language curriculum, announced Education Minister Shirley Bond today, in honour of the upcoming National Aboriginal Day.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081119 Views

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Surrey Signs B.C.’s 40th Aboriginal Education Agreement

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For Immediate Release
2008EDU0080-000953
June 20, 2008

Ministry of Education

SURREY – As part of the Surrey board of education’s celebration of National Aboriginal Day, Surrey-Tynehead MLA Dave S. Hayer joined Aboriginal leaders and school district officials at the signing of the Province’s 40th Aboriginal education enhancement agreement.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081170 Views

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First Nations Community Researcher to Receive Honorary Doctor of Laws at York U

TORONTO, June 20, 2008 — Dean Jacobs, a leading researcher of First Nations communities, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University on Saturday, June 21, 2008.

Jacobs established the community-based research program at Walpole Island First Nation, which was given an award by the Friends of the United Nations in 1995 for its exemplary record in environmental research and sustainable development.

by NationTalk on June 21, 2008908 Views

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New Grad Wins Awards – Shaneen Robinson Draws National and Local Accolades

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg congratulates new graduate Shaneen Robinson for a trio of awards she is receiving this week, two of which are national. Robinson, who graduated from UWinnipeg earlier this month with a BA in Communications, is receiving two awards Saturday, June 21, which is National Aboriginal Day.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081152 Views

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Kevin Chief To Receive Spirit Of The Earth Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008

WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of The University of Winnipeg’s Innovative Learning Centre’s Eco-Kids and Enviro Tech programs, Kevin Chief will receive a 2008 Manitoba Hydro Spirit of the Earth Award Saturday, June 21, National Aboriginal Day. Chief, Coordinator of the Innovative Learning Centre, will receive the award in a public ceremony at the Red River Exhibition Main Stage at 12:30 pm.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081842 Views

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Construction of Aboriginal House Completed

New facility will include Access programs, student centre, Elders.

On Friday, June 20, 2008, a ceremony was held marking the opening of Aboriginal House at the University of Manitoba.

Those in attendance included: Rod Bruinooge, MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians; The Honourable Diane McGifford, Minister of Advanced Education and Literacy; Garry Robson, Elder, designate from the Aboriginal Students Centre; and Emőke Szathmáry, president and vice-chancellor.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081063 Views

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Aboriginal Education Agreement Helps Saanich Students

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For Immediate Release
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June 13, 2008

Ministry of Education

VICTORIA – Community Services Minister Ida Chong and Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell joined Aboriginal leaders, officials from the Saanich school district and community partners today to sign an Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to improve Aboriginal student performance.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20081062 Views

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2008 National Aboriginal Role Models Announced

June 21, 2008
For Immediate Release

OTTAWA, ON — The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) is proud to celebrate the announcement of 12 new national Aboriginal role models for 2008/2009. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada will present the award to the 12 role models on June 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ontario.

by NationTalk on June 21, 20082109 Views

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Development Opportunities to be Showcased at Expo Labrador

Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
Natural Resources
June 20, 2008

Expo Labrador will bring together governments, industry leaders and delegates from all over Canada to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, June 22–25, to showcase their products, services, and share ideas on the future development of Labrador.

by NationTalk on June 20, 20081102 Views

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Province Doubles StrongStart BC Early Learning Centres

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For Immediate Release
2008EDU0078-000944
June 19, 2008

Ministry of Education

VICTORIA – An additional 99 StrongStart BC early learning centres will open during the 2008/09 school year, doubling the number of centres around the province, Education Minister Shirley Bond announced today.

by NationTalk on June 20, 20081067 Views

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Orazietti announces Algoma University Officially Independent Institution

For Immediate Release
Date: June 18, 2008

McGuinty Government Delivers on New Charter Expanding Opportunity for Students in Sault Ste. Marie and Beyond

Queen’s Park – At 4pm today the McGuinty government’s legislation to create an independent Algoma University received Royal Assent officially establishing a stand-alone, degree-granting school in Sault Ste. Marie David Orazietti, MPP announced today.

by NationTalk on June 19, 2008890 Views

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Dig Reveals Unknown First Nations Group

June 19, 2008
NEWS RELEASE

Ancient fort opens new chapter in First Nations’ history
A fortified village that pre-dates European arrival in Western Canada and is the only one of its kind discovered on the Canadian plains is yielding intriguing evidence of an unknown First Nations group settling on the prairies and is rekindling new ties between the Siksika Nation and aboriginal groups in the United States.

by NationTalk on June 19, 20081177 Views

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Students of Canada’s Top History Teachers Take Up Arms and Go To Trial to Get Better Grades

2008 Governor General’s Awards Finalists demonstrate that Today’s History Lessons are Taught Outside the Classroom More Often Than in it.

(Winnipeg, Manitoba – June 19, 2008) – Canada’s National History Society today announced the 25 finalists for the 2008 Governor General’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History. Highlights of their innovative teaching approaches include daily fitness runs that end with key information about historic sites, Aboriginal Art exhibits, documenting oral histories with Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans, new media presentations, and the recreation of Canada’s Diamond Jubilee.

by NationTalk on June 19, 20081722 Views

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The FSIN Reserves Comment On First Nations University Of Canada Charge

Media Release
FSIN Communications Unit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2008

(Saskatoon, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations will reserve comment on the charge the RCMP laid as a result of the investigation into alleged financial irregularities at the First Nations University of Canada. The matter is making its way through the justice system and it would be inappropriate to comment at this time. When the case has concluded the FSIN will issue an appropriate response.

by NationTalk on June 19, 2008793 Views

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Aboriginal Trades & Apprenticeship Study Interim Report

June 18, 2008

FORWARD

This is the Interim Report delivered on June 5, 2008, and part of a larger study to be completed in August 2008.

The information contained in this Interim Report is preliminary only, and is not meant to be exhaustive or complete. Many key organizations, stakeholders, and communities have not yet been contacted or interviewed. As well, key respondents such as Aboriginal apprentices and tradespeople, employers and industry have not yet been interviewed.

by NationTalk on June 19, 2008920 Views

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Hemlo Miners Share Experiences to Help Attract More ´Sisters´ to the Industry

06.17.2008
Ontario Mining Association

Four female employees from Hemlo Mines brought the Ontario Mining Association conference session on “How to make the mining workplace more feminine friendly” to life. Aileen Pajunen, Employee Relations Superintendent; Geraldine Colbourne, a level one production miner with 11 years experience working underground; Deborah Hanson, who has worked underground in the shaft and services area for 18 years; and, Allison Craig, a mining engineer currently working as an underground supervisor; all shared their work experiences, ambitions, frustrations, successes and long term goals with participants in the OMA “Demographics, Global Markets and Future Workforce” conference. The event was held in Windsor last week.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008966 Views

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Demographer´s Crystal Ball Focuses on Mining´s Future Workforce

06.18.2008
Ontario Mining Association

Renowned demographer David Foot, author of the best selling book Boom, Bust & Echo, provided miners with some guidance in building their workforces of the future. He made a lengthy interactive presentation on “Profiting from the Demographic Shift in the 21st Century” at the Ontario Mining Association conference “Demographics, Global Markets and the Future Workforce” held in Windsor last week. On the national level, mining is looking for an estimated 92,000 new employees over the next decade.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008736 Views

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A More Representative Workforce in the Prairie Spirit School Division

News Release – June 18, 2008

An agreement signed in Warman today, will see more job opportunities for First Nations and Métis people. The Government of Saskatchewan and the Prairie Spirit School Division signed an Aboriginal Employment Development (AED) partnership agreement to combine their efforts in working to achieve a more representative workforce.

by NationTalk on June 18, 20081051 Views

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National Aboriginal Day Experts

Media Release
Date: June 18, 2008

Saturday, June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. This date was declared by Gov. Gen. Roméo LeBlanc in 1996 since it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Aboriginal groups have celebrated their culture and heritage at this time of year. The following researchers are available for comment on Aboriginal issues:

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008926 Views

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Ancient Fort Rewrites Canadian Prairie Prehistory

Dig rewrites history
June 18, 2008

MEDIA ADVISORY

Ancient fort rewrites Canadian prairie prehistory
A fortified village that pre-dates European arrival in Western Canada and is the only one of its kind discovered on the Canadian plains is yielding intriguing evidence of a mysterious First Nations group that settled on the prairies and is helping to rekindle ties between the Siksika Nation and aboriginal groups in the United States.

by NationTalk on June 18, 20081057 Views

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Sandy Lake Youth Council Established

June 18th, 2008

Sandy Lake has their first ever youth council.

The newly elected council were nominated by their peers during a recent youth conference. Out of more than 20 candidates, five were elected to council on June 10th.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008771 Views

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An Experience of a Life Time!

Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008

E.D.G.E. Youth Ministries, Charlottetown Calvary Temple, Labrador planned a trip to enlighten, challenge and shape Charlottetown youth. Many students from the coast of Labrador find themselves lacking opportunities to broaden their world views and expand their knowledge of other people groups, primarily due to the high cost of travel from coastal communities to the rest of Canada. The Youth Ministry planned a trip to Toronto, Ottawa, where Charlottetown youth served with the Center for Student Mission (CSM) in May 2008.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008819 Views

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Media Advisory – National Aboriginal Health Organization will announce 12 new National Aboriginal Role Models on June 21, 2008

OTTAWA, June 18 – The announcement of the 12 new 2008-2009 Aboriginal role models will take place on Saturday June 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. during an award ceremony with Her Excellency The Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ontario.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008828 Views

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Calgary Celebrates Young Winners of the Aboriginal Writing Challenge

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National Chief Phil Fontaine and Tom Jackson as Special Guests

June 17 – Calgary – Aboriginal leaders, politicians and local community members gathered this evening, during Aboriginal Awareness Week, at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary to celebrate the winners of the 4th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge.

by NationTalk on June 18, 20081273 Views

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Support Aboriginal Youth and Environmental Careers!

BEAHR is currently recruiting sponsors to contribute to our sixth annual Aboriginal EnviroCareers Calendar Contest. Support Aboriginal youth across Canada as they explore environmental careers! As a sponsor, you will receive community recognition as a company that supports Aboriginal youth and community development initiatives.

The deadline for sponsorship is August 1, 2008. For more information, or to become a sponsor, contact Kirsten Ryder at info@beahr.com.

by NationTalk on June 18, 2008759 Views

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$100,000 Expands CERAH’s End-of-Life Care Research in 12 First Nations Communities

(June 17, 2008 – Thunder Bay, ON) Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH), in partnership with the Kenora Chiefs’ Advisory and the Fort Frances-based Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre, has received $100,000 from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for a project entitled Improving End-of-Life Care for Aboriginal Elders with Cancer and other Chronic Diseases. The palliative care research project will involve 12 First Nations communities in the Treaty 3 area.

by NationTalk on June 17, 20082433 Views

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More Than 1.25 Million Artifacts Uncovered in GTA During 32 Years of Summer Student Program

– Students Discover The Past at Archeological Sites –

TORONTO, June 17 – Want to try your hand at being Indiana Jones this summer? Uncovering hidden mysteries, excavating artifacts, participating in digging expeditions and learning ancient tool technologies are just some of the things that students are doing at the Toronto and Region Conservation’s (TRCA) Boyd Archaeological Field School, Canada’s longest running high school archaeology course that has now just extended its registration period for anyone who’s looking to mix learning with adventure.

by NationTalk on June 17, 2008885 Views

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HRSDC/2007 Employment Equity Act Annual Report-Diversity, a Source of Strength and Innovation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(June 17, 2008) – The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today tabled the 20th Annual Report on the Employment Equity Act in the House of Commons.

by NationTalk on June 17, 20081019 Views

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Fourth Annual Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge

The Authors Behind the Stories

The fourth annual Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge was another great year of creative short stories from Aboriginal youth across the country. More than 200 essays were submitted in the 14-18 and 19-29 age categories. The Dominion Institute and project partners would like to thank all the participants and congratulate the top 10 winning authors in each age category.

by NationTalk on June 17, 2008911 Views

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APTN Announces Flag Contest Winner

Jun 16, 2008

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is pleased to announce Daphne Kay has won the 2008 Aboriginal Solidarity Day Flag contest. Her entry was one of 66 received from young artists all across the country.

Kay, 16, is from the Cowessess First Nation in southeast Saskatchewan, where she’s a prize-winning Jingle dancer and actor. Her winning design will be made into a flag that will be flown above APTN headquarters in Winnipeg. It will be unveiled during APTN’s Aboriginal Day Live show in celebration of National Aboriginal Day, June 21, 2008, broadcast live from Winnipeg, Manitoba and Yellowknife, NWT. Kay’s prize includes a $250 cash prize and a trip to Winnipeg to take part in the Aboriginal Day Live show.

by NationTalk on June 17, 20081112 Views

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Canada’s “Digital Ambassador” unites Youth Leaders via Webcast

Jennifer Corriero tells Science Centre Leaders that Web Networking can lead to Social Change

TORONTO, June 16 – In her keynote presentation at the 5th Science Centre World Congress, youth advocate Jennifer Corriero spoke about how connecting with the “net-generation” allows science centres to reach out and spread their influence and help initiate action on global issues. “This is the most enabled generation of youth. They are influential, they are active, and they have access to unprecedented information and resources via the Internet. As children and youth become more involved in technology, this underlines the importance of science centres around the world as platforms for learning and problem solving.”

by NationTalk on June 17, 2008778 Views

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Graduate Fellowships given to Ten Top Students

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For Immediate Release
2008OTP0155-000927
June 16, 2008

Office of the Premier
Ministry of Advanced Education

VICTORIA – Ten graduate fellowships have been awarded to top master’s and PhD students who will spend up to two years researching key issues affecting the province, and then join the B.C. Public Service after they earn their degrees, Premier Gordon Campbell announced today.

by NationTalk on June 16, 2008833 Views

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Education matters: Insights on education, learning and training in Canada

Monday, June 16, 2008

June 2008

This issue of Statistics Canada’s free online publication, Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, contains two articles.

“Adult learning and the world of work” summarizes findings of a recent report that compared participation in adult learning in Canada with that in three other countries. It found that while participation in organized forms of learning is reasonably high in Canada, it falls short of the levels found in Norway, Switzerland and the United States. The vast majority of adult education and learning in Canada, as well as in the other three countries, is undertaken for job-related reasons.

by NationTalk on June 16, 2008812 Views

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First Major Conference at New University Focuses on Indigenous Scholarship

(16-Jun-2008)

On June 18th to 20th, 2008, Ontario’s newest University will host its first national academic conference in partnership with the Canadian Indigenous/Native Studies Association (CINSA), and law firms Thomson Rogers and Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend.

by NationTalk on June 16, 2008984 Views

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