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Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

Credits: Indigenous Americans When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.

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Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources: Job Opportunity for Masters students

Use of acoustic telernetry and First Nations traditional knowledge to deterrnine the movements and habitat use of valued aquatic species, and their environmental correlates Applications are being accepted for up to two Masters students (Science, Environmental Science or related degree) to work on an NSERC-funded project to enable better stewardship of marine resources by creating […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019148 Views

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North Thompson Rail Terminal Development Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency January 3, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed North Thompson Rail Terminal Development Project, located in Kamloops, British Columbia. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019166 Views

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AB Government: STEP 2019 ready to help employers and students

Jan 03, 2019 Applications for the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) are now being accepted online. The Alberta government re-introduced STEP to create work opportunities for high school and post-secondary students between May and August, by providing a $7-per-hour wage subsidy to employers. “Alberta students deserve good jobs and the best possible training, and Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019211 Views

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KDocs returns with a Spring mini-fest in February

KDocs, Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s official documentary film festival, is back in 2019 with a double bill of award-winning documentaries, RBG and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? RBG is a 2018 documentary focused on the life and career of Ruth Badar Ginsburg. In addition to fighting gender discrimination and being an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019114 Views

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CNSC issues the detailed Record of Decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission January 3, 2019 – Ottawa On December 21, 2018, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued the detailed Record of Decision, including the Commission’s reasons for decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS). This decision […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201989 Views

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GCC(EI)/CNG 2017-2018 Annual Report is now Available

Learn about department activities, Council Board and Cree Governance for 2017-2018. Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government Annual Report 2017-2018 The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government is proud to announce the release of the 2017-2018 Annual Report. The report provides a detailed outline of the activities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201998 Views

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University of Lethbridge: Dr. Leroy Little Bear named an Officer of the Order of Canada

For his advocacy of Indigenous rights and self-governance, and his work to promote access to education for Indigenous peoples globally, Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, DASc ’04) has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is one of 103 new appointments announced by Gov. Gen. Dr. Julie Payette (DSc ’05) […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019133 Views

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An alphabetical chronology of aquaculture in 2018

An A to Z guide to some of the major stories that impacted the fish farming industry in B.C., Canada and the world in 2018 A new era – In Dec. 2018, an agreement between three First Nations and the B.C. Government set the stage for an orderly transition of 17 salmon farms in the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019139 Views

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Grants and Contributions Public Presentation – Chesterfield Inlet

The Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving a public presentation about its Grants and Contributions programs on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Chesterfield Inlet at the Council Chambers from 7 to 9 p.m. Staff from the Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving information and answering questions about these funding categories: Heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019106 Views

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City of Saskatoon: Consider volunteering on one of the City’s Boards or Committees in 2019

It’s a new year! Consider getting involved in what matters to you by taking an active role and volunteering on one of the City’s boards, commissions or committees. Volunteering is a great way to share your talents and passion, and make a difference in our city! In addition to general citizen representation, we are looking for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201961 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corp.: Notice of Election and Position Profile: Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Notice of IRC Election 2019  IRC Election-2019-Chair Profile NOTICE OF ELECTION IRC Chair and Chief Executive Officer (3-year term) By resolution of the IRC Board of Directors, the election for the position of the IRC Chair and CEO will take place as follows: Date:               January 29, 2019 Time:              9:00am Location:        Midnight Sun Complex, Inuvik, NT […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019110 Views

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City of Vancouver: City takes significant steps in 2018 to address top priorities

December 27 2018 “This year, we tackled the housing affordability crisis with actions such as approving 600 new temporary modular homes, opening more than 500 permanent social and supportive housing, and implementing the first full year of the empty homes tax.” In response to the opportunities and pressures of an evolving city, the City of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201991 Views

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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan: Dorothy Myo appointed as Senior Director of Policy and Research

I am pleased to announce that Dorothy Myo has been appointed as Senior Director of Policy and Research for the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S), effective January 7, 2019. Dorothy Myo is a member of the Saulteaux First Nation situated adjacent to Jackfish Lake near North Battleford. She has served in senior executive capacities with numerous Indigenous […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 2019170 Views

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U of Arctic: Arctic Safety Conference 2019

Thu, Jan 03, 2019 The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and practitioners to share experiences, new findings and best practices for safety in the Arctic. The conference is to take place in Longyearbyen in May 13-15, 2019. The Arctic Safety Centre is a hub for sharing knowledge regarding personnel safety related to natural […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019106 Views

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Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund: Call for Applications

NADF’s Community Initiative Grant and Equity Assistance Grant call for applications are now open and will be accepting applications until February 15, 2019. More details, visit this link: www.nadf.org/grants NT5

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IRC Launches the IFA-101 eLearning Program

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith is pleased to announce the long awaited launch of the IFA-101 eLearning Program. Consisting of four online modules, it is now publicly available on the www.IFA101.com website. The IFA-101 eLearning Program is the first step in IRC’s commitment to increasing the understanding of Inuvialuit rights and importance of the Inuvialuit […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019160 Views

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TNDC Appoints General Manager Heavy Construction

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Phil Simmonds to the position of General Manager Heavy Construction. Phil brings solid technical and operational skills, qualifications and experience in mine engineering, civil engineering, production supervision and management. This experience is directly applicable to the industries that TNDC serves. Phil’s career […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019115 Views

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IEN Year In Review

Message from IEN Executive Director Tom BK Goldtooth For IEN, partners and allies, calendar year 2018 was an extraordinarily busy year, dominated by Indigenous grassroots and front line organizations allied collaboration. Native Nations and allies came together in strategic opposition to an ever-increasing push by corporate and government factions to expand the extractive economy beyond […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 201999 Views

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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan: Mark Calette appointed as Senior Director of Administration

I am pleased to announce that Mark Calette has been appointed as Senior Director of Administration for the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S), effective January 7, 2019. Mark has most recently served as Senior Advisor – Community and Aboriginal Engagement for the Saskatchewan Research Council. He also was the Manager of National Historic Sites of Parks Canada […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 2019120 Views

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University of Winnipeg: Gallery 1C03 presents ‘locating the little heartbeats’

Jan. 03, 2019 The University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 presents a multi-sensory exhibit incorporating drawing, painting, sculpture, video, and sounds from natural elements by UWinnipeg’s renowned artist Dr. Julie Nagam. Her solo exhibit, Julie Nagam: locating the little heartbeats, is an interactive and transformative experience for the audience and creates the conditions of drawing the natural world indoors. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019118 Views

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NIC brings Likʷala/Kwak’wala and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses to Campbell River and the Comox Valley

Jan. 02, 2019 NIC will offer introductory Likʷala /Kwak’wala and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley for the first time this January. “I am excited and grateful that we are able to offer these beginning language courses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley,” said NIC Adult Basic Education instructor Sara […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019131 Views

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Red Pine Drills 32.16 g/t Gold over 2.91 Metres (True Width) at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – January 3, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new results from its confirmation drilling in the higher-grade zones of the Surluga Deposit and from the drilling on the Minto Mine South Project. With the recent high-grade gold discoveries in the Jubilee Shear, including 5.28 g/t […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201976 Views

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BC Government: New and renewed appointments made to health authority boards

Jan. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Leaders in health policy, community and economic development, and from First Nations are among the government’s latest appointees to the province’s health authority boards. “These new appointees bring a depth of experience from the public and private sectors, local and First Nations government, civil society, labour, health care and research,” […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019129 Views

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Honey Badger Receives Exploration Permit for its Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project

Toronto, Ontario –January 3, 2019 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) announces that it has received an exploration permit, valid for 3 years, for it its Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project, west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Quentin Yarie, President and CEO of Honey Badger stated: “We are pleased with the timely receipt of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201990 Views

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Syncrude pleads guilty to great blue heron deaths, ordered to pay $2.75 million

Fort McMurray, Alberta (Jan 02, 2019)… Syncrude has been ordered to pay $2.75 million in federal and provincial penalties for the deaths of 31 great blue herons found at the Mildred Lake oil sands mine north of Fort McMurray in August 2015. The company pleaded guilty in provincial court to one charge under Alberta’s Environmental Protection […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019102 Views

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Detour Gold Announces Appointment of Bill Williams as Interim CEO

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2019 – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX : DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Bill Williams as Interim Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) replacing Michael Kenyon. The Board had previously accepted Mr. Kenyon’s notice of resignation on December 13, 2018. The decision to appoint Mr. Williams as Interim CEO was made in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201964 Views

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Viva Lloydminster! Gold Horse Casino opening ceremony held in Lloydminster, SK

December 20, 2018 – Lloydminster, SK – The Border Tribal Council, the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA), and Little Pine First Nation held a ribbon cutting and soft opening event today to celebrate the opening of SIGA’s newest entertainment destination: Gold Horse Casino (GHC). The more than 49,000 square foot full-service casino is SIGA’s seventh […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2019121 Views

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First Light Comes from Canada’s Largest First Nations Led Infrastructure Project

Pikangikum FirstNation Officially Connected to Ontario’sPower Grid through the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project PIKANGIKUM, ONTARIO (December 20,2018) –– Pikangikum First Nation is the first community to officially connect to the Ontario power grid via the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project (the “Project”). The Project is one of the most ambitious and transformative infrastructure projects […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201987 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 3, 2019

Canadian Economic News, December 2018 The December 2018 issue of Canadian Economic News is now available. Continue reading  Financial market statistics, November 2018 Data on financial markets for November are now available. Continue reading  Symmetric input-output tables, 2015 The national symmetric input-output tables for 2015 are now available. Continue reading  StatCan Blog: Impacts of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201965 Views

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Canada’s Barbaric Policies Toward Native Peoples (2/2)

Credits: TheRealNews MP Niki Ashton tells Paul Jay that Canadian government policy in Indigenous communities must be premised on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the principle of respect for free, prior, and informed consent in cases of land development Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019328 Views

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QNW calls for the creation of a tribunal specialized in sexual and domestic violence

Kahnawake, December 14th, 2018 – The President of Quebec Native Women (QNW) testified today on the closing of the hearings of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Commission Viens). In her testimony, Viviane Michel spoke about the main recommendations of QNW. One of these recommendations is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019106 Views

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QIA – PSA: Call for Applications: Joint Parks Management Committee and Park Planning Team

December 18, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill the following committee positions. (3) Joint Parks Management Committee (JPMC) – Iqaluit and Sanikiluaq, (2 and 3-year term). The JPMC provides advice and support to the management of a designated park or conservation (2) Parks Planning Team (PPT) […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019100 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council: 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop coming up February 5 & 6, 2019

NCC will be hosting a 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop at the Alexis Hotel in Port Hope Simpson on February 5 & 6, 2019, which will be a discussion on the self-management of our resources. This workshop is open to the public but space is limited. Please RSVP your attendance by January 23, 2019 to: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201997 Views

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Métis National Council launches Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal

Winnipeg, MB – This morning at the Manitoba Metis Federation Home Office in Winnipeg, Métis National Council Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, launched the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal. This new, online platform will support the information needs of the Métis Nation related to the Sixties Scoop. The Portal can be accessed at Sixties.Scoop.Metisportals.CA. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019134 Views

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Nanaimo byelection called

Jan. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Nanaimo electoral district for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The seat became vacant when Leonard Krog resigned as MLA on Nov. 30, 2018. For information on voting and registering to vote, call Elections BC toll-free at 1 800 661-8683 or visit: www.elections.bc.ca Contact: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201980 Views

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Harris Institute Celebrates 30th

TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2019 – In 1989 Toronto’s Harris Institute introduced the first accelerated one-year diploma programs taught by award winning leaders. Its goal was to strengthen the Canadian music industry and prepare graduates for lifelong careers in music. At that time the music industry had begun a dramatic decline. Thirty years later, Harris Institute […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019103 Views

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Gabriel Dumont Institute: Security Officer Program a Resounding Success

Dumont Technical Institute was proud to offer the Security Officer Applied Certificate Program in Pinehouse Lake this past fall. Eleven students started the program in September and all eleven graduated. They included Ryan Marsh, Michael Natomagan, Robert Alcrow, Nigel Durocher, Thomas Boyd, Darryn Tinker, Jenny Lariviere, Cammy Smith, Ruby Natomagan, Faith Smith, and Kyle Natomagan. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019110 Views

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Canada concludes successful G7 Presidency

December 31, 2018 As the 2018 G7 President, Canada brought countries together to create good, middle class jobs, invest in economic growth that benefits everyone, advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, uphold peace and security, fight climate change, protect our oceans, and promote clean energy. Tomorrow, Canada will officially hand over the G7 Presidency to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201965 Views

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AgraFlora Organics and Cabbay Holdings Corp. Sign Supply Agreement For High-CBD Cannabis Plants in 2019

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2019  – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (formerly PUF Ventures Inc.) (“AgraFlora Organics” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to announce Propagation Services Canada has executed its first propagation supply agreement with Alta-Sun Samson Holdings Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabbay Holdings Corp. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019106 Views

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An investigation regarding Inuit youth hosted at the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal is launched

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 21, 2018  – Considering the nature of information brought to its attention, the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has launched an investigation on its own initiative concerning youth protection services provided to Inuit youth housed by the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal. The Commission received information regarding notably the […]

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RBC Taylor Prize To Announce its 2019 Shortlist Wednesday January 9 at the Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto

TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2018  – The trustees of the Charles Taylor Foundation request the media to attend a conference to announce the finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize. The 30-minute press conference will take place Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10 a.m. sharp in the Consort Bar (Main Level) of The Omni King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street East Toronto, ON M5C 1E9. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019113 Views

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B.C. Infrastructure Benefits board of directors confirmed

Jan. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, has announced the board of directors of B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Inc. (BCIB), the Crown corporation responsible for executing the Province’s Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). Effective Jan. 30, 2019, the following chair and six members have been appointed to BCIB’s board of directors for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019135 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the New Year

December 31, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Happy New Year, everyone! “Tonight, as we come together with family and friends, I want to thank you. Every success and milestone our country celebrates tonight, we’re able to celebrate because of you. “It’s your hard work, […]

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Gabriel Dumont Institute: Lisa Wilson Receives 2018 Saskatchewan Arts Award

Lisa Bird-Wilson, a Director at Gabriel Dumont Institute, has been named the 2018 RBC Emerging Artist Award recipient by the Saskatchewan Arts Board. The Saskatchewan Arts Board announced recipients of the 2018 Awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of individuals and organizations in Saskatchewan at its 70th anniversary event in Regina on October 25, […]

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Nova Scotia Building Momentum

As 2018 draws to a close, it is a chance to reflect on how lucky we are to live in Nova Scotia. We enjoy our freedom, opportunity and strength of community. With these and our many other attributes, more young people, families and new Nova Scotians are seeing a life for themselves here. I’m very […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201995 Views

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Confederation College: College Access Program Opens the Door to Postsecondary Education

December 27, 2018, THUNDER BAY, ON – For some, the idea of going to college sounds scary. Not everyone knows what program to take. Many feel overwhelmed at the idea of going back after a long time away. The College Access program at Confederation College is designed to help students make a seamless entry in […]

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Memorial University of Newfoundland – Research in review 2018: Accomplishments and achievements round out another positive year

Dec 20th, 2018 From a big jump in research funding to a big role in a national marketing campaign, 2018 marked an incredible 12 months for scholarship, discoveries and innovation at Memorial. “When you reflect on the past year, it is inspiring to see how our teams of multidisciplinary researchers are helping address challenges facing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201979 Views

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Governor General of Canada’s New Year’s Message

December 28, 2018 OTTAWA— From our snow-covered national capital and the traditional territory of the Algonquin people, I salute you. In the Algonquin language: Nidanami kwak kakina anishnabek. The holiday season is a time to reconnect with others, to rejoice, to take a break. But it is also a season to reflect on the months […]

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University of Lethbridge Best of the best: Our picks for the top stories of 2018

December 20, 2018 A lot goes on at the University of Lethbridge over the course of a year. From new knowledge out of our world-class researchers to student success stories, philanthropic ventures, community outreach initiatives and more, the U of L is a beacon of activity for southern Alberta and beyond. Of all the stories […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019177 Views

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