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NB Government: Advocate releases State of the Child Report

20 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) — The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate released its 11th State of the Child Report today at an annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. The report’s release was part of Child Rights Education Week and also in celebration of the 30th anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201924 Views

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New Vital Signs report provides snapshot of the quality of life on PEI

Publication is a partnership of the Community Foundation of PEI and UPEI’s Institute of Island Studies Nov 19, 2019 A new report from the Community Foundation of PEI (CFPEI) and UPEI’s Institute of Island Studies provides a snapshot of the quality of life and well-being on Prince Edward Island. Vital Signs brings together publicly available […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201920 Views

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2019 Campbell River citizen satisfaction survey results

Quality of life, satisfaction with City services and programs and excellent customer service were among the high points in September’s citizen satisfaction survey results. Citizens also said the most important issue facing Campbell River is homelessness and addiction issues, a change from 2016, when the local economy was the top concern. Top marks for services […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201927 Views

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NPI: What is discussed at the table doesn’t stay at the table

November 14, 2019 – These two reports were created by compiling key points and topics from each table discussion that occurred at Northern Policy Institute’s 2017 and 2018 State of the North Conferences. State of the North is an annual conference that explores how Northern leaders and policy experts can come together to find ways […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201928 Views

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2019 TSAG Water Conference

The 2019 Water Conference was a huge success and we’d like to thank all who attended. A special thank you to our Emcee Victor Houle, our Elder Gilman Cardinal, our Keynote Speakers, Presenters and all TSAG staff for their contributions. Our theme this year was “Think Outside the Sink” and throughout the 2 days a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201926 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Releases Inaugural 2018/2019 Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Report

VANCOUVER –Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (“Sabina”) or (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX/SGSVF – OTCQX) today released its inaugural 2018/19 ESG report. This document highlights Sabina’s commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities for its permitted Back River Gold Project. Since signing the Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement with The Kitikmeot Inuit Association in mid-2018 Sabina […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201933 Views

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Council of Canadian Academies: Antimicrobial resistance poses significant risk to people, the economy

November 12, 2019 – Ottawa, ON In Canada, 26% of infections are resistant to the medicines that are generally first prescribed to treat an infection, a rate that could rise to 40% or beyond in the coming decades, according to an expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). By 2050, a total […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201929 Views

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Report: Rate of Food Bank Use Among Single People Hits Record High

Nearly half of all visits are by single person households, driven by people with disabilities and those on pensions TORONTO, ON – November 12, 2019 – The rate of food bank use has hit a record high among single person households, even as overall food bank use has stabilized. HungerCount 2019, an annual report released […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201929 Views

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SSCCY report Children and Youth with Neuro-Diverse Special Needs

November 8, 2019 B.C.’s Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth has released a report titled: Children and Youth with Neuro-Diverse Special Needs. Download it here:  https://www.leg.bc.ca/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/4th-ses… NT5

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201939 Views

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OCYA_AB: Child and Youth Advocate releases Annual Report

Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released the 2018-19 Annual Report of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA). This year’s Annual Report provides a summary of OCYA activities during the past year, and looks ahead at how the OCYA plans to strengthen its services so that young people in Alberta succeed […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201929 Views

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FNEMC Releases Report: Using Financial Assurance To Reduce The Risk of Mine Non-Remediation

Using financial assurance to reduce the risk of mine non-remediation: Considerations for British Columbia and Indigenous governments Summary Mining is an important contributor to British Columbia’s economy. But when mines don’t get cleaned up at the end of their lives — for example, because a company goes bankrupt — they can leave behind a costly […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201932 Views

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B.C. regulator says Indigenous communities should have right to set up own utility companies – The Globe and Mail

Indigenous communities should have the right to set up their own utility companies without provincial interference, the B.C. Utilities Commission has concluded. The BCUC – the independent regulator of public utility services – is one of the first arms of the province to offer action on the government’s political promises to adopt internationally recognized human […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201966 Views

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NB Government: Report released on water quality in province’s lakes and rivers

04 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The State of Water Quality in New Brunswick’s Lakes and Rivers: Water Quality Monitoring Results 2003-2016 was released today. “We are committed to working alongside watershed groups, stakeholders and First Nations to undertake water quality monitoring and support restoration actions to ensure water quality in our rivers and lakes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201925 Views

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Indigenous-led think tank explores issue of governments slow reaction to reconciliation | APTN News

Credits: APTN News It’s a frequent demand by Indigenous people: give us our land back. But in an era of reconciliation, Canadian governments have been slow to respond. An Indigenous-led think tank explores this issue in a newly released report. Inspired by a 1970 report by Harold Cardinal, the Yellow Institute published The Red Paper: […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2019122 Views

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CCPA – When it comes to gender equality, Canada has unfinished business: Study

At current pace it will take 164 years to close the economic gender gap alone in Canada OTTAWA—Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy […]

by aanationtalk on November 1, 201968 Views

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Inuvialuit Summer Literacy Camps 2019 Report

Some excerpts of the report: 2019 marks the second year of Summer Literacy Camps in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, organized by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and Frontier College. This summer, camps reached 251 children in all 6 communities of the region. The Summer Literacy Camps include a wide range of literacy-embedded activities to help kids […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201974 Views

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Province responded to almost all Abbott-Chapman recommendations

Oct. 31, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government has addressed almost 92% of the recommendations in the Abbott-Chapman report that looked into the devastating 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. “We were all aware of the risk of catastrophic wildfires leading up to 2017, but at that time, not enough work was done […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201934 Views

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CSSSPNQL: Portrait of the Criminalization of the First Nations in Quebec: Providing Impetus for Change

The FNQLHSSC is pleased to announce the publication of a new report, available to all, entitled Portrait of the Criminalization of the First Nations in Quebec: Providing Impetus for Change. The report is the first of its kind in Quebec: it examines how criminalization affects First Nations people living in communities as well as their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201993 Views

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Yellowhead Special Report: Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis

An Overview Justin Trudeau ran on an election platform of changing the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples in Canada. Trudeau promised a new nation-to-nation relationship based on the recognition of Indigenous rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. Over halfway into his mandate as Prime Minister, some clarity is emerging on the scope of that […]

by aanationtalk on October 29, 2019122 Views

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New evidence post-secondary access programs improve the lives of disadvantaged youth

Ottawa, October 25, 2019 – Two reports by researchers at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) released today present evidence on how well high-school graduates from lower-income families in Canada have fared in their ability to access post-secondary education over the past twenty years. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released Postsecondary […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201959 Views

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NAN: Mushkikiw Wiichihiitiwin Gathering Final Report

Health Transformation Mandated by Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Resolution 16/04 Call for Declaration of Public Health Emergency, the Sioux Lookout Chiefs Committee on Health and the NAN Executive declared a Health and Public Health Emergency for First Nations across NAN territory.  This Declaration was not made lightly.  It was forced into existence by decades of perpetual […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 201961 Views

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Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated’s (NTI) 2018-2019 fiscal year a Financial Milestone

(October 22, 2019 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated’s (NTI) 2018-2019 fiscal year was a financial milestone. The long-term loan from the Nunavut Trust has been paid off and there is a budget surplus of $27,275,520. “This achievement is the result of a joint effort between the Nunavut Trust, NTI and the Regional Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201931 Views

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Publication of the 2018-19 Health Nexus Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2018-19 Health Nexus Annual Report. This year’s Annual Report is entitled Exploring New Horizons: Promoting Health and Community Empowerment and highlights our accomplishments promoting health and empowering communities. Best Start, a key maternal and child health program of Health Nexus made the transition from print to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201928 Views

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BC Government: Building a coastal ferry service vision for the future

Oct. 18, 2019 VICTORIA – The Province is looking for public input on what coastal transportation should look like as part of the process to develop a vision for British Columbia’s coastal ferry services. “Decisions on transportation investments have long-lasting impacts – that’s why it’s important that the people of British Columbia should have a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201936 Views

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Improving foster care for Island children

Recommendations to improve the provincial foster care program will benefit foster parents and the health and well-being of Island children in care. There are currently 80 foster families across the Island and approximately 200 children in care of the Province. A recent review of the foster care program, in partnership with the PEI Federation of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201954 Views

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Environics Institute: Towards Reconciliation: Indigenous and non-Indigenous Perspectives

No attempt to assess, modernize or reimagine the Canadian federation today is complete without including the perspectives of Indigenous Peoples, and addressing issues relating to the prosperity and well-being of Indigenous Peoples and communities. This is the focus of this report, the third in the series presenting the results of the Confederation of Tomorrow 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201974 Views

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YT Government: LGBTQ2S+ engagement informs action plan

Results from latest LGBTQ2S+ engagement have been released, representing the final stage of a public engagement designed to inform the development of an action plan to increase inclusiveness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit, plus (LGBTQ2S+) Yukoners in government legislation, policies, programs and services. Throughout the public engagement, Yukoners made it clear that banning […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201941 Views

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Toronto’s Vital Signs report exposes Toronto’s worsening inequality

TORONTO, October 7, 2019 – Released today, Toronto Foundation’s 17th Toronto’s Vital Signs report reveals the harsh realities of a city facing increasingly entrenched inequality despite massive growth. In North America’s fastest growing city, youth, newcomers, and racialized communities are experiencing significantly worse outcomes when compared with white, long-time residents across the 10 issues areas […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2019129 Views

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RCYBC: Annual Report 2018/19 and Service Plan 2019/20 to 2021/22

SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the children and youth of B.C. over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2019/20 to 2021/22 fiscal years. Complete financial statements are also included. A Message from the Representative for Children and […]

by aanationtalk on October 1, 201961 Views

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Frontier College: Student Success

We’re pleased to release our national report about Frontier College’s school-year student success programs for children and youth. In 2019, we reached over 8,400 children and youth in our tutoring programs and customized learning activities. Working in collaboration with more than 200 partner agencies, we supported students in achieving the skills and confidence to reach […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201932 Views

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CERP: Final report

Access the live press conference On September 30, 2019, the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress, chaired by the Honourable Jacques Viens, released the report submitted to the government at the completion of its mandate. In a call for reconciliation and a new […]

by aanationtalk on September 30, 201947 Views

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Building a Conservation Economy: CFN-GBI 2018 Annual Report

September 26, 2019 Since Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative began in 2004, we have worked closely with communities throughout the North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii to build a conservation-based economy. Our focus on community self-sufficiency and sustainable economic development, recognizing our Title and Rights, and protecting our culture and ecosystems, has never wavered […]

by pnationtalk on September 27, 201942 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate (AB) releases second mandatory reviews into child deaths

September 24, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released reviews into the circumstances of eight young people who passed away between October 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. “After reviewing the circumstances of these eight young people, I am encouraged by the number of promising initiatives and practices among service […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 201996 Views

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OTC: Survey finds majority of Sask. residents believe Reconciliation possible

In a survey commissioned by the Office of the Treaty Commissioner we heard the attitudes and thoughts related to Truth and Reconciliation from over 3,000 Saskatchewan residents. We learned that people are more familiar with Residential Schools than with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its Calls to Action. Almost all respondents agreed that […]

by aanationtalk on September 23, 201955 Views

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Cannabis and alcohol responsible for majority of hospitalizations for substance use among youth

September 19, 2019 — Last year, over 23,500 youth (age 10 to 24) were hospitalizedReference1 for harm caused by substance use — the equivalent of 65 hospitalizations each day. A new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that cannabis and alcohol were the most common substances associated with hospital stays among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201943 Views

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IISD releases 2018–2019 annual report

WINNIPEG, September 17, 2019—The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) made significant strides in the past year toward its objectives of fair economies, fresh water and a stable climate by working through powerful partnerships. The organization’s Annual Report 2018-2019: The Power of Together showcases some of the ways it made an impact by bringing together […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201944 Views

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Health gap between First Nations and other Manitobans widening, study finds

Sept. 17, 2019 – The health gap between First Nation people and all other Manitobans is growing. That’s a key finding of a joint study by the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM) and the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 2019108 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates releases national paper on youth suicide

WINNIPEG, Sept. 17, 2019  – The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) published A National Paper on Youth Suicide that calls on governments at the national, provincial and territorial levels to take concrete action to prevent youth suicide in Canada. The paper consolidates research by the CCCYA members that led to the identification […]

by pnationtalk on September 17, 2019122 Views

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AB Metis Nation: Region Four Annual Report

In preparing 2018-2019 Annual General Assembly Report, Region Four’s submission was mistakenly left out of the publication. We thank both the Region Four Office and citizens for their understanding after this error. Please find the Region Four 2018-2019 report to the Métis Nation of Alberta Annual General Assembly below. Region Four Report to the 2018-2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 201946 Views

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Report reveals Trans Mountain Pipeline faces bigger construction challenges than federal government admits

Unceded Coast Salish Territory (VANCOUVER, BC) — A new investigative report titled “Trans Mountain Pipeline: The truth about construction” released today by international environmental organization Stand.earth reveals how the Canadian federal government faces bigger construction challenges than previously thought and calls into question the three-year construction timeline for the project. Read the report: https://www.stand.earth/sites/stand/files/Standearth-TransMountainPipelineConstructionReport-September2019-Final.pdf View […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019172 Views

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President’s Report: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual General Meeting

September 9, 2019 Check against delivery The 2018-2019 fiscal year marked the beginning of my second term as President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. I am humbled to be a part of this era of renewed Inuit self-determination, and I am deeply proud of ITK’s accomplishments over the past four years. I would like to thank […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201954 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases special report on OC spray and segregation in Alberta’s young offender centres

Edmonton…Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate has completed a special report on oleoresin capsicum spray (OC spray, commonly referred to as pepper spray) and segregation in young offender centres. The Advocate is making four recommendations related to reducing the use of OC spray and segregation as well as increasing accountability measures. “Young people in custody often […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201954 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Participate in Release of Mental Health Commission of Canada Report

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will participate in the release of the Mental Health Commission of Canada report on its Newfoundland and Labrador Stepped Care 2.0 E-Mental Health Demonstration Project tonight (Monday, September 9) at 5:30 p.m. The report outlines the outcomes of the 18-month project in this province, first […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201957 Views

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Government introduces new way of reporting financial results

04 September 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has introduced a new way of reporting financial results. Showing quarterly actual financial results, in addition to year-end projected results, is in keeping with a commitment made in the 2019-20 budget. “This change in fiscal reporting demonstrates our commitment to enhancing transparency and responsible financial management,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201950 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate Releases Review of the Child Protection System’s Response to Inuit Children

September 04, 2019 Child and Youth Advocate Jackie Lake Kavanagh today released A Long Wait for Change. This is the independent review of province’s child protection system’s response to Inuit children. The Child and Youth Advocate launched this comprehensive review in April 2018 after receiving a referral from the Nunatsiavut Government. She reviewed several program […]

by pnationtalk on September 4, 201956 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations: Request for Proposals

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) is seeking a Human Resources consultant/contractor to develop a Human Resources organizational plan for the establishment of the Yukon First Nations Education Directorate. A detailed RFP including scope of work, deliverables and evaluation criteria is available here: RFP- Human Resources1 For more information, please contact: Melanie Bennett, Senior Analyst […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201966 Views

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B.C. Adoption & Permanency Options Update

August 30, 2019 This is the fifth adoption and permanency options update RCY has released, following the Office’s 2014 in-depth review of the B.C. adoption system. At the time of the first report, the Representative committed to periodic follow-ups regarding the government’s progress on the adoption front. This is the last of those updates. Adoption […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201949 Views

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research Annual Report 2018–19

Dr. Alice Aiken Vice-Chair of the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research On behalf of the Governing Council, I am pleased to present the 2018-19 Annual Report of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Government of Canada’s health research funding agency. I am honoured to have served as Vice-Chair of […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201982 Views

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Public Safety Canada Quarterly Financial Report For the quarter ended June 30, 2019

1.0 Introduction This quarterly financial report for the period ending June 30, 2019 has been prepared by management as required by section 65.1 of the Financial Administration Act, in the form and manner prescribed by Treasury Board.  The report should be read in conjunction with the Main Estimates as well as Investing in the Middle Class (Budget 2019). […]

by pnationtalk on August 29, 201947 Views

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Corrections to Yukon student performance data

The Government of Yukon and BC Ministry of Education recently identified errors in Foundation Skills Assessment data provided by BC. These assessments are written at grades four and seven level and measure student progress in reading, writing and numeracy. The Department of Education identified an error in the 2017–18 Foundation Skills Assessment data, which did […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201974 Views

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