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BU Visual and Aboriginal Arts to introduce new Drawing Major and Minor and Art and Visual Culture Minor

Thu, Dec 11, 2008

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that the Manitoba Council on Post-Secondary Education has approved Brandon University’s request to offer a Four-Year Drawing Major, Three-Year Drawing Minor, and Three-Year Art and Visual Culture Minor through its Visual and Aboriginal Arts Department, effective beginning in January 2009. The first intake of students for the new major and minors will take place in the fall of 2009.

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008884 Views

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SASA Provides A Strong Voice for Anishinaabe Students at Algoma University

Posted: 2008-12-11

At Algoma University, students who self-identify as Anishinaabe comprise close to 20% of the total student population. With such large numbers and given Algoma U’s special mission to be a leader in Anishinaabe education, there is a clear need for Anishinaabe students to have representation. Helping to fulfill that need is the Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association, commonly known as SASA.

by NationTalk on December 11, 20081111 Views

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The family of John P. Kelly is Pleased to announce this Year’s Award to Master of Arts Degree student RYAN ADAMS, a member of the Couchiching First Nation

Boozhoo, nindinawemaagaanidok, beshigwaneb indigo, Bizhew niin dodem Couchiching ndoonjii. I am currently completing my Master of Arts Degree in the Indigenous Governance Program at the University of Victoria. Before pursuing my Graduate degree I obtained my Bachelors Degree in Political Science, majoring in Indigenous Learning, from Lakehead University and worked for various Aboriginal organizations. My education, coupled with my work experience, has shown me colonialism has depleted our health as Anishinaabe people.

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008908 Views

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National First Nations Leadership Call for Canada to Honour Education Commitments

WEST VANCOUVER, Dec. 10 – At the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs’ Assembly in Ottawa on December 9th and 10th, 2008, First Nations leaders from across Canada came together and challenged the federal government to meet its educational funding responsibilities to First Nations learners.

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008880 Views

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BU and MB Treaty Relations Commission sign MOU in Support of Education on Treaty-related Issues

Wed, Dec 10, 2008

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Louis P. Visentin and Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) Treaty Commissioner Mr. Dennis White Bird met on December 10 in Brandon University’s Louis Riel Room to sign a memorandum of agreement that will see the two organizations cooperating in efforts to support the Commission’s mandate to improve the understanding of the Treaty Relationship and treaty-related issues for students and Manitobans in general through course, curriculum and faculty development and the pursuance of other opportunities that will allow the expertise of both organizations to benefit students.

by NationTalk on December 10, 2008929 Views

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Numbers in for Provincial Exam Results

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EDUC0160-001865
Dec. 10, 2008

Ministry of Education

VICTORIA – The latest data on B.C. student achievement, including results from the 2007/08 provincial exams, show that performance results remain consistent with past years, Education Minister Shirley Bond said today.

“Across the province, our students continue to perform at a high level,” said Bond. “Educators are striving to help them develop the necessary knowledge and skills they need to move on to post-secondary education or the job market.”

by NationTalk on December 10, 20082072 Views

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First Nations Environmental Health Championed in Two New Initiatives

December 9, 2008

Dakelh Territory/Prince George, BC – Two new federally funded initiatives at the University of Northern British Columbia will increase knowledge of environmental health issues in First Nations communities across Canada, and aim to improve health outcomes for these communities.

by NationTalk on December 10, 2008835 Views

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Graduation of Special Needs Educators in Wemindji – Remarks by Deputy Grand Chief Ashley Iserhoff

I would to first congratulate all of the graduates:

Judy Visitor
Beatrice Mark
Mary Georgekish
Kathleen Valliancourt
Maren Valliancourt
Melissa Namagoose
Charlene Gilpin
Mary-Lou Georgekish
Jeremiah Mistacheesick
Mary-Holly Visitor
Valerie Stewart
Crystal Shecapio
Marcella Georgekish
Bernice Weistche
Roxanne Hughboy

by NationTalk on December 10, 2008900 Views

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OFNTSC 2008 Student Achievement Awards

It is with great pride that the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) presents the 2008 Student Achievement Award Winners. This years reciepients come from a wide variety of Science and Technology fields throughout Ontario. The OFNTSC would like to thank the sponsors of the 2008 Golf Classic which helped raise funds for the Student Achievement Awards. For more information on the 2008 Student Achievement Award winners please download the attached pdf. Congratulations to this years winners!

by NationTalk on December 10, 20081046 Views

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Honored for Outstanding Outreach

Twelve staff members of the University of Manitoba were recognized for their outstanding community involvement through Outreach Awards at a special reception on December 8. This year, recipients include individuals who: help provide dental care to communities both here in Northern Manitoba and in remote regions of Africa; raise awareness of China’s history and culture; arrange clean drinking water for a Northern Manitoba community; and work to prevent violence against women and children.

by NationTalk on December 10, 20081020 Views

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Governor General Announces the Awarding of the Northern Medal to Ms. Bertha Allen, C.M.

Ottawa, Ontario –(Dec. 9, 2008) – Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, announced today that the recipient of the Governor General’s Northern Medal is Ms. Bertha Allen, C.M. Ms. Allen will receive the award at a ceremony at a later date.

by NationTalk on December 9, 20081967 Views

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Consultation Report to Guide Provincewide Literacy Strategy: McGifford

December 9, 2008

Recommendations from the What We Heard report containing consultation findings will guide the development of a provincewide adult literacy strategy, Advanced Education and Literacy Minister Diane McGifford announced today.

“Our government is committed to addressing the adult literacy challenge in Manitoba and this report provides a solid foundation for developing and working with others to implement a provincewide adult literacy strategy,” McGifford said. “Manitobans must have the range of literacy skills that prepares them for further education and training as well as equips them to access better jobs and enhance their participation in family and community life.”

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008945 Views

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Road to Diversity – Province Showcases Efforts to Build an Inclusive Workplace

News Release – December 9, 2008

Highways and Infrastructure Minister Wayne Elhard was introduced to the Ministry’s first female Aboriginal heavy duty apprentice mechanic in Yorkton today, acknowledging just how far the Ministry has come in terms of building a more diverse workforce.

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008917 Views

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BEAHR Environmental Training Programs for Aboriginal participants now available in Ontario!

Fleming College is proud to be the first educational institute in Ontario to be licensed to offer BEAHR’s Environmental Training Programs for Aboriginal participants and is looking for interested communities to partner with. The curriculum for these five to twelve week certificate training programs was developed by Building Environmental Aboriginal Human Resources (BEAHR). As Fleming College is known for its School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, having Fleming deliver these BEAHR programs is a natural fit. The College’s participation in delivering BEAHR’s programs is very much a reciprocal relationship whereby knowledge and skills are exchanged between involved professors, participants and other community elders and holders of local knowledge.

by NationTalk on December 9, 20081051 Views

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International Polar Year & Climate Change Symposium March 6 – 7 Young Scholars to Participate in Dialogue

(December 8, 2008 – Thunder Bay, ON) The polar north, Canada’s last frontier, is experiencing an unprecedented transformation. The polar sea is thawing, opening up the Arctic Ocean to ice-free conditions for longer and longer periods.

According to a World Wildlife Fund report released on April 24, “recently observed changes are happening at rates significantly faster than predicted,” and the melting of Arctic sea ice and the Greenland ice sheet “was found to be severely accelerated, now even prompting expert scientists to discuss whether both may be close to their ‘tipping point.’” Polar issues, especially those related to global warming, are increasingly becoming a main focus of scientific inquiry, as significant changes are sure to have a major effect on global conditions.

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008714 Views

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Innovation in Citizenship Education Grants Announced by Provincial Government

December 8, 2008

Education, Citizenship and Youth Minister Peter Bjornson today announced recipients of the province’s fifth year of $1,000 grants to school divisions to support 20 innovative projects in citizenship education.

by NationTalk on December 8, 2008806 Views

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2008 Aboriginal Education Incentive Award Recipients

Prairies Region

Grace Dumas, Winnipeg, MB
Andrea Rose, Winnipeg, MB
Crystal Loonfoot, Winnipeg, MB
Angeline Spence, Winnipeg, MB
Dianna Pangman, Winnipeg, MB
Carly Wesaquate, Regina, SK
Jenelle Ott, Regina, SK

by NationTalk on December 8, 20081187 Views

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Winnipeg Public Screening Premier – Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2008

WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Screening of Unnatural Causes will kickoff the next phase of the Healthy Living in the Inner City Speaker Series, 1–3 p.m. Saturday, December 13, 2008, in the Carol Shields Auditorium on the 2nd Floor of the Millennium Library. Free admission, refreshments and childcare provided.

by NationTalk on December 8, 2008821 Views

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Call for Papers – The 10th Annual Symposium: Spirituality January 24, 2009

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre at Queen’s University presents:

The 10 th Annual Symposium: Spirituality

January 24, 2009

The Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, in association with interested Queen’s community members, is currently organizing its annual symposium on Aboriginal Studies. The symposium will be held January 24, 2009, at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario .

by NationTalk on December 8, 2008766 Views

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Governor General to invest 47 Recipients into the Order of Canada

December 8, 2008

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will preside over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m.

The Order of Canada, our country’s highest civilian honour, was created in 1967 during Canada’s centennial year to recognize a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation. Over the last 40 years, more than 5 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.

by NationTalk on December 8, 20081165 Views

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Canada Post Presents Two Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Regina, Saskatchewan –(Dec. 5, 2008) – Two Regina women are a little closer to their educational goals thanks to Canada Post’s Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards.

Jan Mullett, Canada Post Regional Director for southern Saskatchewan presented $1,000 cheques to Carly Wesaquate and Jenelle Ott at a brief ceremony in a Regina retail postal outlet.

by NationTalk on December 7, 2008986 Views

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Canada’s Government Helps Young People in Southwestern Manitoba Find Jobs

BRANDON, MANITOBA, December 5, 2008 —Young people from southwestern Manitoba will develop the skills they need to find and keep quality jobs through a project supported by the Government of Canada. Merv Tweed, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, announced the project today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

by NationTalk on December 7, 2008966 Views

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TransCanada Supports Calendar Contest with Large Donation

TransCanada’s Aboriginal Relations program has been a significant part of the company’s operations for more than 30 years. With over 150 Aboriginal communities within a 50 kilometer radius of the company’s pipeline and power operations, TransCanada has worked hard to implement and continually improve its strategies for effectively communicating with and supporting Aboriginal communities.

by NationTalk on December 4, 20081684 Views

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Premier Commits To New Manitoba Apprenticeship Tax Credit

December 4, 2008
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$3-million Targeted Tax Credit To Help Address Labour, Skills Shortage: Doer

In his annual State of the Province address, Premier Gary Doer committed today to introduce a new Manitoba tax credit that will target labour shortages and help fill a training gap in Manitoba’s apprenticeship program.

by NationTalk on December 4, 20081014 Views

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Media Advisory/Canada Post: Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Regina, Saskatchewan –(Dec. 4, 2008) – Canada Post Regional Director Jan Mullett will present Canada Post Aboriginal Education Achievement Awards to two Regina residents.

Friday, December 5, 2008
11:00 a.m.
Canada Post Retail Outlet
4130 Albert Street (inside the Shoppers Drug Mart)
Regina, Saskatchewan

by NationTalk on December 4, 20081001 Views

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NSI Features First teams Announced

News release: Dec. 3, 2008

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to announce the successful filmmakers who will develop their feature film projects through the NSI Features First training program run by the National Screen Institute, in association with Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008959 Views

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2008 Saskatchewan Book Awards Winners Announced

For Release Sunday, NOVEMBER 30, 2008

The many facets of Saskatchewan culture were reflected in this year’s celebration of its best writers and publishers at the16th Annual Saskatchewan Book Awards Gala held on Saturday, November 29th in Regina. Guest speaker Maria Campbell, award winning author and activist, along with renowned Métis fiddler John Arcand and his wife Vicki, set the stage for a unique Métis themed evening, with a crowd of over 400 enthusiastic book lovers, writers and publishers at the Conexus Arts Centre. The announcement of the 2008 Saskatchewan Book Awards recipients completed the evening.

by NationTalk on December 4, 20081004 Views

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More Northern Residents Graduate in Social Housing Management

News Release – December 4, 2008

Four residents of northern Saskatchewan graduate today from the Social Housing Management Learning Program, an initiative of Saskatchewan Housing Corporation. Sharman Park of La Loche Non-Profit Housing Corporation, Lyla Felske of Buffalo Narrows Regional Housing Authority, Darlene Roy of Beaver River Regional Housing Authority, and Carol Sutherland of Northeast Regional Housing Authority will each receive certificates to mark successful completion of the program, which was introduced in 2000 as a first in Canada.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008869 Views

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FNMR Minister to Attend Indigenous Education Conference in Australia

News Release – December 4, 2008

First Nations and Métis Relations Minister June Draude will be attending the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education (WIPC:E) in Australia December 5-11. She will also meet with government officials and other cultural groups in New Zealand before she returns home on December 16.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008724 Views

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Housing Branch of the OFNTSC is Pleased to announce Building Code Training

The Housing Branch of the OFNTSC is pleased to announce a training calendar for Building Code Course’s for the year 2009. Over the next year the Housing Program will be facilitating Building Code training in centralized areas servicing Tribal Councils and First Nations.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008838 Views

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Government Puts $63,908 Into Community Youth Projects

FOR RELEASE #08-305
December 3, 2008

WHITEHORSE – Yukon youth will benefit from 22 projects sharing $63,908 from the Youth Investment Fund this fall.

The successful projects were announced today by the ministers of the fund’s sponsoring departments: Minister responsible for the Youth Directorate Premier Dennis Fentie; Education Minister Patrick Rouble; Health and Social Services Minister Glenn Hart; Justice and Women’s Directorate Minister Marian C. Horne and Community Services Minister Archie Lang.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008842 Views

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Junior Canadian Rangers Programme Celebrates 10 Years

Ottawa, Ontario –(Dec. 3, 2008) – The Chief Reserves and Cadets, Maj.-Gen. Dennis Tabbernor, presided over a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Junior Canadian Rangers (JCR) Programme this morning. The Honourable Senators Charlie Watt and Willie Adams were also in attendance at the ceremony where members of the JCR demonstrated the skills they learned as part of the JCR Programme.

by NationTalk on December 3, 20081228 Views

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Canadian Post-Secondary Access Partnership Open for Business at the YMCA

TORONTO, Dec. 3 – Today, Scott Haldane, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Toronto officially threw open the doors of the YMCA’s Canadian Post-Secondary Access Partnership (CPSAP) – YouCanGo services in the GTA. The Partnership aims to help Canadians under-represented in post-secondary education, those from Aboriginal, first generation and low-income families, go beyond high school.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008976 Views

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Best-in-Class School Districts Vastly Improve Aboriginal Student Performance: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 3 – Best-in-class B.C. school districts deliver significant results in improving Aboriginal students’ performance, according to a study from the C.D. Howe Institute. The report, Understanding the Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Gap in Student Performance: Lessons From British Columbia, points to the need to close the nationwide performance gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students as one of Canada’s highest social priorities. Authors John Richards, Jennifer Hove and Kemi Afolabi identify what successful districts do right, and draw lessons that can be applied across Canada.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008850 Views

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Strengthening Moose Cree First Nation

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McGuinty Government Creates Jobs and Improves Community’s Economic Outlook

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Ontario is creating jobs and strengthening the economy of Moose Cree First Nation by investing in a new small business and youth centre.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008893 Views

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Changing Seasons – Changing Focus

Posted: December 2, 2008

The annual provincial training event for the Native literacy stream in Ontario took place November 20 – 23, 2008 at Elmhirst Resort near Peterborough.

This training conference was open to Native and non-Native literacy practitioners and also to those who are interested in learning more about Native literacy in Ontario. A total of almost 80 people attended the conference with almost half coming from outside of the Native LBS stream.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008743 Views

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Government of Canada Launches Two New Programs to Improve First Nation Education

Ottawa, Ontario –(Dec. 2, 2008) – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians today announced the launch of two new programs that will help First Nation students succeed academically.

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008783 Views

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2008 Education Indicators Report Released

News Release – December 2, 2008

The Ministry of Education today released the 2008 Saskatchewan Education Indicators Report. The purpose of the report is to ensure public accountability and to guide planning for improvement in Saskatchewan’s education system.

“Continuous improvement and public accountability depend on accurate and timely information for effective planning and efficient operations,” Education Minister Ken Krawetz said. “The 2008 Saskatchewan Education Indicators Report supports our commitment to data-guided decision making and measurable improvement by providing a comprehensive portrayal of the PreK-12 education system in Saskatchewan.”

by NationTalk on December 2, 20081411 Views

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Sixteen Aboriginal Awards for Assiniboine Community College

Dec 02, 2008

Sixteen Assiniboine Community College students were recently honoured with Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards. The Business Council offers financial support and employment opportunities to Aboriginal citizens who attend post-secondary institutions in our province.

by NationTalk on December 2, 20081057 Views

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Lakehead University Student Wins National Forestry Fellowship

(November 28, 2008 – Thunder Bay, ON) Lakehead University student Tyson Williams of the Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation has received this year’s J. Michael Waldram Memorial Model Forest Fellowship.

Established in 2008, the fellowship is open to Canadian Aboriginal youth enrolled in either a degree or diploma program in natural resource management at an accredited Canadian university or college. Awarded annually, the fellowship was created in honour of the late J. Michael Waldram, General Manager of the Manitoba Model Forest, who strove to enhance the participation of Aboriginal people in sustainable forest management decision making, viewing Aboriginal involvement as integral to natural resource management.

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008804 Views

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Gordon Prest wins National Aboriginal Achievement Award

Gordon Prest, former First Nations Cooridnator for the Faculty of Forestry and a key initiator of the Forestry First Nations Strategy, has been selected as a winner of a 2009 National Aboriginal Achievement Award. The award is the highest honour the community bestows.

Prest has served as co-chair of the faculty’s First Nations Council of Advisors and as advisor to the Association of BC Forestry Professionals. Now retired, he works with UBC to maintain links with Aboriginal communities and aid in student recruitment efforts.

by NationTalk on December 1, 20081123 Views

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Yukon Energy Partners to Raise Youth Awareness About Workplace Safety

November 28, 2008

The following organizations…

Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board
Skookum Asphalt
Yukon Energy Corporation
Skills Canada Yukon
The Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Take pleasure in announcing the first annual Young Worker Safety Student Video Contest.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008806 Views

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CAB Congratulates Recipients of the 2008 Industry-Sponsored Scholarships

Ottawa, November 27, 2008 – Members of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) recognized several talented, hard-working students looking to a career in broadcasting with the presentation of industry-sponsored scholarships at a recent industry event.

The CAB Jim Allard Scholarship was awarded to Elyse Skura, who is studying Media Theory and Production, Journalism Broadcasting at the University of Western Ontario/Fanshawe College. Established in 1983 by the CAB in memory of T.J. Allard, this $2,500 scholarship recognizes students who “best combine academic achievement with natural talent.” Jim Allard was CAB Executive Vice-President from 1953 to 1973.

by NationTalk on December 1, 20081020 Views

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NAN Congratulates Writing Award Winners

THUNDER BAY, ON Friday November 28, 2008: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy together with NAN Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose and Deputy Grand Chief RoseAnne Archibald congratulate two NAN youth who will be among the recipients of the first James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award at a ceremony at Queen’s Park today.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008798 Views

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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre to Host the Polar Perspectives Series

FOR RELEASE #08-301
November 28, 2008

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, in partnership with the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada and Students on Ice, will host the Polar Perspectives Lecture Series announced Minister of Tourism and Culture Elaine Taylor.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008744 Views

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Media Advisory: Junior Canadian Rangers Celebrate 10 Years

Ottawa, Ontario –(Dec. 1, 2008) – The Chief Reserves and Cadets (C Res & Cdts), Maj.-Gen. Dennis Tabbernor, will preside over a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Junior Canadian Rangers (JCR) Programme. Members of the JCR, youth between the ages of 12 and 18, will be on hand to demonstrate the skills they have learned and to explain the use of equipment. The Honourable Senators Charlie Watt and Willie Adams will be in attendance.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008832 Views

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Media Advisory – Business Markets & Aboriginal Employment Rates Destined to Increase with New National HR Program

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A new and proven human resource program that helps companies improve their bottom line and advance the employment rates of Aboriginal people will be unveiled by the Aboriginal Human Resource Council (AHRC) in conjunction with Canadian corporate leaders in Aboriginal diversity.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008772 Views

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Canadian Association of University Teachers Censures First Nations U

OTTAWA, Dec. 1 – Delegates to the Council of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) meeting in Ottawa this weekend voted unanimously to censure First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) for its ongoing failure to resolve the serious problems with the governance of the university.

“It is with great sadness and only after careful deliberation that we have taken this decision,” said CAUT President Penni Stewart. “This is the first time in nearly 30 years that CAUT has had to impose censure.”

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008989 Views

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City Awards Recognize Achievements and Mark Anniversary of Human Rights Charter

Friends, family and colleagues gathered this evening to honour 10 recipients at the City of Toronto’s annual Human Rights Awards ceremony. This year, the ceremony also marked the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The declaration recognizes the inherent dignity and equal and intrinsic rights of all people.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008666 Views

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The Labrador School Board held its Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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The Labrador School Board held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 17th and 18 th in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. As per the Board’s Constitution, the election of officers for the Executive of the Board took place. The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that the following individuals were elected to Executive – Goronwy Price, Chairperson; Glenn Andrews, Vice-Chair; Heather Leriche, Treasurer; Patricia Loder, Secretary; and John Andersen, Member at Large. There remains one vacancy for the position, Member at Large, and the position will be elected by the trustees as soon as possible.

by NationTalk on December 1, 20081052 Views

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