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Telling the story Indigenous groups in their own words | APTN News

Credits: APTN News A new book is out, telling the story of the country’s three Indigenous groups in their own words. The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada is a four-volume, hard cover set published by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. Former APTN Video Journalist Ossie Michelin served as Inuit editor. Michelin explains how this atlas […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201872 Views

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Restoration of historic Haida pole sets new path of respect and reconciliation

In a ceremony emphasizing co-operation and reconciliation, a replica of a Haida totem pole has been raised on Semiahmoo First Nation traditional territory, at Peace Arch Provincial Park. Participating in the ceremony were Semiahmoo Chief Harley Chappell, Kwakwaka’wakw Hereditary Chiefs Bill Cranmer and David Mungo Knox, Council of the Haida Nation President Peter Lantin and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201889 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

September 21, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Graham Flack, currently Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, becomes Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective October 9, 2018. Philip Jennings, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, becomes Deputy Secretary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201865 Views

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia sign agreement to improve health-care services

Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the changing needs of Canadians. The governments of Canada and British Columbia have signed a bilateral agreement outlining how the Province plans to invest […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201850 Views

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum Commemorates Orange Shirt Day

September 21, 2018 The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is hosting several events to recognize national Orange Shirt Day, which commemorates the experiences of residential school victims and honours the survivors and their families. “Our province is committed to achieving reconciliation, and Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity to reflect on the past and ensure these stories […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201893 Views

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Minister Bennett and MMF President Chartrand to make reconciliation announcement at the Manitoba Metis Federation’s 2018 Annual General Assembly

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation, will be making an important announcement in relation to progress made under the MMF-Canada Framework Agreement on Advancing Reconciliation during the opening ceremonies of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201851 Views

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Métis Nation BC Annual General Meeting 2018 “A Great Time to be Métis”

MNBC is extremely proud of the success it has achieved this past year, including a number of milestones and historic signings for the Nation. Nearly 300 Métis delegates, guests, dignitaries and friends of the Nation attended over the weekend to celebrate at the Annual General Meeting with those whose contributions made it all possible. Among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201831 Views

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MMF Welcomes Early Learning and Child Care Framework

Winnipeg, MB – On Monday, September 17, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President and Métis National Council Vice-President and Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, joined the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and other leaders, to announce the co-developed Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (IELCC) Framework. This investment will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201834 Views

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Qilaut contest submission date extended

21 September 2018  Are you an aspiring songwriter? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s legacy? Well, the Qilaut contest is for you! Submit an original song in Inuktut to celebrate Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta- the 20th anniversary of Nunavut . The contest is open to all Nunavummiut, and the deadline has been extended […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201855 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to make an announcement on advancements in reconciliation and renewed relationships with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will visit Sioux Valley Dakota Nation to highlight the signing of a Reconciliation Framework Agreement along with Chief Vincent Tacan and the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201849 Views

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CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available Together We Thrive Dear Friends and Partners, Last year marked CESO’s 50th anniversary – a time of celebration and reflection. Looking back, we see that our raison d’etre remains as relevant as the day the organization was founded. More than ever, we need to strengthen economies to create the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201834 Views

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Inspiring curiosity in youth: StFX science and math outreach programs receive nearly $200,000 in PromoScience funding

Sep. 20, 2018 Two StFX-based outreach programs that inspire curiosity in youth and an interest in science and math have received very good news. X-Chem Outreach and Connecting Math to Our Lives and Communities—two separate programs, each facilitated by StFX faculty—have received a total of nearly $200,000 in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201831 Views

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Trent U – Building Community: Durham GTA Staff Participate in Habitat for Humanity Indigenous Build

Sep. 21, 2018 ”We are honoured to be part of such an important day,” said Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, director of the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent, speaking of Trent’s involvement in Habitat for Humanity Durham’s recent Indigenous build. “This is about more than just having a roof over your head. This day was […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201835 Views

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BC Government: Province supports innovative community literacy programs

Sep. 21, 2018 VICTORIA – British Columbians of all ages will be able to improve their reading, writing and communications skills, thanks to a provincial investment of $500,000 in the Vancouver Sun’s annual Raise-a-Reader campaign. “Raise-a-Reader plays an important role in supporting literacy by raising funds for innovative community programs throughout B.C.,” said Rob Fleming, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201832 Views

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Canada and Métis National Council Jointly Release Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Framework with $450 million investment over next 10 Years

September 17 (Ottawa, ON) – Métis National Council (MNC) Vice-President and Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, joined the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and leaders from the Assembly of First Nations and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in the release of a co-developed Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201848 Views

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MNBC and Interior Health Authority commitment to the betterment of health services for Métis

Sep. 19, 2018 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the historical signing of our second concurrent letter of Understanding with the Interior Health Authority (IHA) today. Signing from IHA was, IHA’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Provincial Patient Safety and Quality officer of the BC Patient and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201824 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Community Consultations – Whitecourt Sept. 27, 2018

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. Participate in our in-person workshop. Thursday, September 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm Holiday Inn Express 4721 49 Street, Whitecourt Stew and bannock will be served. This workshop is open to all Métis in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201824 Views

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World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21, 2018

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, an annual event where people around the world come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, affects more than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and older, two-thirds of whom are women. With Canada’s population living longer than ever before, this number is […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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Report on Indigenous justice released as part of 10th B.C. Justice Summit

Sep. 20, 2018 VANCOUVER – In order to identify and accelerate real, transformative changes to the ways that Indigenous peoples interact with British Columbia’s justice system, the 10th B.C. Justice Summit was held in early June 2018. Government has posted the summit report, detailing the discussions between leaders of B.C.’s justice and public-safety sector and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201820 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation President welcomes Quillasinga delegation from Colombia

Sep. 18, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand is pleased to join University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee in welcoming a unique cultural exchange with a delegation from the Quillasinga tribe of Colombia. This cultural exchange aims to support international Indigenous partnerships through cultural sharing and learning. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201822 Views

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Northern College Alumni Nominated for Premier’s Awards

September 20, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2018 Ontario Colleges Premier’s Awards. The annual event honours important social and economic contributions that college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world. The awards were launched in 1992 and are administered by Colleges Ontario to recognize graduates excelling […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201828 Views

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Investing in the future of Kananaskis Country

Sep. 20, 2018 Redevelopment within Kananaskis Country’s Bow Valley Provincial Park will be a major benefit to river users, supporting world-class water-based recreation. As Alberta celebrates the 40th anniversary of the creation of Kananaskis Country, the Government of Alberta is making a $5.2-million investment in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area to enhance recreation, conservation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201817 Views

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Minister’s statement on campers at Goldstream Provincial Park

Sep. 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has released the following statement in response to the homeless campers at Goldstream Provincial Park: “A number of campers from a former tent city in the District of Saanich arrived at Goldstream Provincial Park on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Following concerns expressed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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Library mural inspires Laurier panel discussion on reconciliation through the arts

Sep. 19, 2018 Brantford – Can public art be a catalyst for healing and community discourse in the selfie generation? How does public art stimulate the process of reconciliation? How do we translate symbols and ideology across cultures? These questions and more will be explored when Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts hosts a panel presentation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201856 Views

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Avino Announces Pricing of US$4 Million Underwitten Public Offering

Sep 21, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, together with warrants to purchase up to 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, at a public offering price of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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Harte Gold Receives Permits for Commercial Production, Provides Operational Readiness Update

Toronto – September 20, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce it has received all necessary operating permits from the Government of Ontario to start commercial production at the Sugar Zone Mine. Harte Gold is now fully permitted to mine, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201828 Views

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Durango Completes Geophysics Survey at Windfall Lake, QC

Vancouver, BC /  September 21, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) reports that further to the news of September 12, 2018, Durango’s geophysics team has completed an induced polarization (“IP”) survey on its North and East claim blocks at Windfall Lake. The 10km resistivity survey was completed on three grids on a dipole-dipole […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201827 Views

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Agnico Eagle Provides Notice of Release of Third Quarter 2018 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018  – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) (TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, after normal trading hours. Third Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call and Webcast Agnico Eagle’s senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201818 Views

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Avino Announces Proposed Public Offering

Sep 20, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has commenced a public offering of common shares and warrants to purchase common shares. H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company intends to use the net proceeds […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201818 Views

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Public feedback sought on introducing regulated midwifery to Yukon

Sep 20, 2018 The Government of Yukon is inviting the public to share their thoughts on introducing regulated and funded midwifery into the territory’s healthcare system. The government is working towards introducing regulated and funded midwifery by the end of 2019. The goal is to provide Yukoners additional options within a range of services that […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201823 Views

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Prime Minister to lead Canadian delegation to United Nations General Assembly in New York

Ottawa, Ontario – September 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to New York City, from September 24 to 26, 2018, to lead Canada’s delegation to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the General Assembly, the Prime Minister will reiterate Canada’s support of the UN. He […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201815 Views

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Statement: BC’s most vulnerable sure to pay the highest price following provincial government approval of increases to rental rates

September 20, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit (FNS) is voicing concern regarding a recent decision by the Provincial government to approve an allowable rent increase of 4.5 per cent for 2019, the largest increase since 2004. The FNS believes this decision is a direct contradiction to many commitments made by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201813 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 21, 2018

Consumer Price Index, August 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.8% on a year-over-year basis in August, following a 3.0% increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.1% in August, after increasing 0.5% in July. Continue reading  Retail trade, July 2018 Retail sales rose 0.3% to $50.9 billion […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201817 Views

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First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s)

First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s) Westbank, British Columbia (September 19, 2018) The First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) has issued its largest debenture (bond) to date at $138 Million. The bond, which carries a coupon of 3.05%, was purchased by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 2018121 Views

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Polaris winner Jeremy Dutcher hopes to inspire Indigenous youth

Credits: The Canadian Press Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album “Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.” Dutcher says he hopes the record, which is performed in the Wolastoq language, gets Indigenous youth thinking about the importance of language. (Sep. 18, 2018) Use our news video on your website or broadcast: The Canadian Press […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201860 Views

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Free entry to sites during Alberta Culture Days

Sep 20, 2018 All open provincial historic sites and museums will offer free admission and family friendly activities during Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 28-30. “Offering free admission to the province’s historic sites and museums during Alberta Culture Days is another way to give people the chance to discover our province’s rich arts, history, diversity and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201826 Views

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Co-hosts Nick Robinson and Miss Piggy alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Arkells, Adam Devine, The Muppets, Lilly Singh and more celebrate young change-makers at WE Day Toronto

– Bios, photos and information for WE Day Toronto available on the Electronic Press Kit – – WE Day Toronto is free to thousands of students thanks to partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS – – WE Day Family Toronto is supported by partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC, TELUS and Loblaw Companies […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201824 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Coyote creates change

September 19, 2018 TRU strives to close the gap for Indigenous students The surface of McConnell Lake is like glass. The only ripples on the water and in the silence come from four canoes being paddled by TRU students and staff and their charges: a group of kids ranging from eight to 12 years old. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201828 Views

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Department of Finance Canada Consulting Canadians on Draft Regulatory and Legislative Proposals Relating to the Taxation of Cannabis

September 17, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada On June 21, 2018, the Cannabis Act received Royal Assent, an important step toward legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act aims to keep cannabis out of the hands of children, and the profits away from criminals and organized crime. Cannabis for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201850 Views

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AB Government: Minister apologizes for hurtful course material

Sep 20, 2018 Minister of Education David Eggen issued the following statement about social studies course material given to an Alberta student: “I was appalled to see such hurtful and offensive material given to an Alberta student. As Minister of Education, I want to sincerely apologize to this student, their family, and anyone else who […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201857 Views

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Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour

In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 13 exceptional civic leaders were recognized today at Government House with the Order of British Columbia, the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens. “As chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, it is my great honour to congratulate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201825 Views

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Indspire Says More Funding Needed for Indigenous Post-Secondary Students

September 18, 2018 Ohsweken, ON – A new survey has found that a number of barriers hinder the ability of Indigenous students in Canada to complete post-secondary education. A summary of the survey was released today by Indspire, in advance of a Wednesday meeting in Ottawa co-hosted by Indspire and Universities Canada calling for greater […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201848 Views

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PSA – Edmonton seeks next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence

September 20, 2018 The Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program adds to the City’s work to make Edmonton a welcoming place that fosters a sense of belonging for Indigenous peoples. The City of Edmonton is now accepting applications for its next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence. The program is open to Indigenous artists of various mediums, including, but not limited to, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201828 Views

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia Brentwood Bay, B.C. – We are proud to announce that FPCC’s Chief Executive Officer Tracey Herbert has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest form of recognition. Tracey received this honour at Government House in Victoria on September 20, 2018. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201862 Views

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Meet new Mount Education professor Amélie Lemieux

September 19, 2018 Mount Professor takes a multimodal approach to teaching and learning For as long as she can remember, Dr. Amélie Lemieux has always had a passion for learning and literacy in all forms. As a young child, Amélie accompanied her parents on daily trips to the library where she gained an appreciation for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201825 Views

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ITK – ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting: Call For Nominations

September 18, 2018 — Each year, ITK works with ArcticNet to ensure that Inuit are well represented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting. We bring Inuit research priorities to the forefront and ensure that we continue working together towards Inuit self-determination in research, one of ITK’s strategic objectives. This year’s ASM is being held in Ottawa […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201827 Views

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Undergraduate research wins at Randy Kobes Symposium

Today’s 13th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium* saw a 20% increase in participation from last year, with 24 undergraduate students from seven different departments presenting their research. Chemistry took 29% of the wins this year and geography took 50% of the honourable mentions, with women in science winning big by 86%. This year’s winners, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201825 Views

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MNA: Registry Sessions

Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more. Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team. Details Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Relieved by Successful Injunction Prohibiting Taseko Drilling Program

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is relieved by the BC Court of Appeal’s decision to grant an interlocutory injunction against a drilling permit within the sacred sites of Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) and surrounding areas. On August 23, 2018, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a permit authorizing Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to undertake an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201816 Views

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Confederation College: Have Questions About Your Future College Education?

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 19, 2018 – The annual College Information Program (CIP) Tour will be visiting eight communities in northwestern Ontario from September 24 to 27, giving students the opportunity to explore 16 Ontario colleges – all in one place. The tour includes booths and displays featuring representatives from colleges from across Ontario, including Confederation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201816 Views

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