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QIA Call for Proposals for 2022-2023

August 4, 2022 Iqaluit, Nunavut – August 4, 2022 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP) for 2022-2023. Individual Inuit and community groups from any Qikiqtani community is invited to submit a proposal for projects that will run between October 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202281 Views

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Manitoba Government Announces Support for Commemorative Monument, Gathering Space at Former Assiniboia Residential School

August 4, 2022 Memorial will Honour Resilience and Legacy of Children Lost to Families and Communities: Lagimodiere The Manitoba government is providing $25,000 to partner with the Assiniboia Residential School Legacy Group (ARSLG) on the construction of a public memorial and commemorative monument at the site of the former Assiniboia Residential School in Winnipeg, Indigenous […]

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Mi’kmaw cultural camp has teachers trading in books for bonfires – CBC

‘We want to be proud of being Mi’kmaw and to share that knowledge,’ says teacher from Quebec Aug 04, 2022 School teachers and other educators are in Cape Breton, N.S., this week learning from Mi’kmaw elders and knowledge keepers. Rather than books, they’re tending to bonfires, and class concerts have been traded in for powwows […]

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City council fast tracks Indigenous healing garden – Thorold News

City hopes to realize the garden in time for Truth and Reconciliation Day on September 30; ‘This is an international story. Thorold should be a part of it’ Thorold City Council has decided to fast track the creation of the Indigenous healing garden in Mel Swart Park, in hopes of finishing the project in time for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202275 Views

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The Town of Collingwood and NVCA invite residents to learn about the history and health of Collingwood’s streams

August 4, 2022 In October 2019, Council passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency to deepen our commitment to protecting our economy, our community, and our ecosystems from the climate crisis. During that resolution, Council acknowledged that municipalities bear much of the financial burden associated with climate change and that climate solutions not only reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202278 Views

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Share your Stories of Home for an upcoming PAMA exhibition

Brampton, ON. (August 3, 2022) – The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is inviting past and current residents from Brampton, Caledon or Mississauga to contribute to our new Stories of Home core exhibition planned for 2023. PAMA is also offering free admission during this time so make sure to drop-in, explore, create and […]

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A Joint Initiative Between the Williams Lake First Nation and Scout Island Nature Centre Leads to New Signage

08/03/2022 Visitors to Scout Island will notice a new sign that has been installed near the Nekw7usem Bridge located in the heart of Williams Lake. This is the beginning of a joint initiative between the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the Scout Island Nature Centre to develop and display Indigenous knowledge and content on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202257 Views

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Governments of Canada and Alberta officially accept nomination of the Alberta section of the North Saskatchewan River as a Canadian Heritage River

From: Parks Canada The river can now be considered for full designation in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System August 3, 2022 Heritage places reflect the rich and varied stories of Canada and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change […]

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Government of Canada honours national historic significance of the Magog Textile Mills

From: Parks Canada The Magog Textile Mills played an important role in modernizing the cotton industry in 19th century Canada. August 3, 2022 In 1883, Alvin Moore and William Hobbs founded the Magog Textile and Print Company. In the spring of 1884, the plant printed the first pieces of cotton in the country. By bringing […]

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Second edition of pioneering linguistics e-textbook emphasizes accessibility and diversity – Brighter World McMaster

When Catherine Anderson proposed a talk about teaching linguistics at the Canadian Linguistic Association conference 10 years ago, she got rejected. No one, it seemed, was interested in hearing about the pedagogical side of linguistics, even though the Linguistics and Languages department’s introductory classes regularly attracted more than 600-800 students from across the university every […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202291 Views

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