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SK Government: Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship Recipients Announced

May 6, 2021 The Government of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina are pleased to announce the 2021-22 recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship and the Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship. The Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship is awarded to Holly Campbell to assist her in obtaining a Doctorate of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies […]

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Brandon University will host a virtual Convocation to celebrate graduating students

Students who persevered during the pandemic to complete their degrees in a most unusual fashion will be celebrated this month during a virtual Convocation at Brandon University. “What a year this has been, and we are extremely proud of everyone who was able to focus on their education in the face of so much tumult,” […]

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Senator Mary Jane McCallum appointed as new Brandon University Chancellor

May 6, 2021 A First Nations woman who is a dentist, passionate health care and social justice advocate, and a Canadian Senator is Brandon University’s new Chancellor. Senator Mary Jane McCallum was unanimously confirmed by the BU Senate and will take the oath of office ahead of BU’s Convocation later this month. An official installation […]

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MNO Early Learning and Child Care “Professional Learning Conference” Returns

MNO’s Early Learning and Child Care Professional Learning Conference Returns April 9-11, 2021 Over 110 educators, professionals, and community leaders gathered for three days of workshops and conversations during the Métis Nation of Ontario’s (MNO) second annual Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Professional Learning Conference. Delivered through a distinctly Métis lens, the online conference […]

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Alberta Education officials defend curriculum during first virtual town hall, leaving many questions unanswered – Daily Herald Tribune

May 06, 2021 Alberta Education officials faced a litany of critical questions about a lack of Indigenous content from parents and members of the public during the province’s first virtual town hall on the province’s draft K-6 curriculum Wednesday night. Locally, the Peace Wapiti Public School Division, the Grande Prairie Public School Division and the […]

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Minister Simpson meets with education leaders to discuss closure of Yellowknife, Dettah, Ndilo and Behchokǫ̀ schools due to COVID-19

The Honourable R.J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), met with territorial education leaders Monday, May 3 to discuss recent school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilo, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, as a proactive measure to limit a COVID-19 outbreak at N.J. Macpherson School in Yellowknife. During the virtual meeting, Minister Simpson reiterated the findings of […]

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Anishinabek Nation to host the first virtual Migizii Doodem (‘Eagle Clan’) Forum – Anishinabek News

May 6, 2021 ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 6, 2021)— The Anishinabek Nation Education Secretariat and Labour Market Development Department are coming together to host the first virtual Migizii Doodem (Eagle Clan) Forum, an online conference focussed on emerging opportunities in education and employment. The event is open to the 39 Anishinabek Nation member First […]

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New Report Examines Growing Job Polarization in Canada

TORONTO, May 5, 2021 – Building on a longstanding research project conducted by Public Policy Forum (PPF) and the Diversity Institute and supported by the Future Skills Centre about the future of work, a new research series, Skills for the Post Pandemic World tackles key questions facing policymakers, employers, training providers and workers as they collectively turn […]

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U of G Profs Nominated for Prestigious Literary Prize

Two University of Guelph professors are among the finalists for the 2020 Governor General’s Literary Awards. The winners will be announced on June 1. Dr. Madhur Anand, a professor in the School of Environmental Sciences, is nominated in the non-fiction category for This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart: A Memoir of Halves.  Dr. […]

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Media advisory – Junior Astronauts: Yellowknife and Inuvik winners in the Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Space Agency Longueuil, Quebec, May 5, 2021 — On May 6, 2021, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak to students from Weledeh Catholic School and students in the Inuvik Robotics and Engineering Club. These organizations won this visit from an astronaut through the Junior Astronauts campaign. Jeremy Hansen will share his […]

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