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Transmitting Discrimination and Systemic Racism to Young Quebecers: The AFNQL is Very Concerned

Wendake, October 26, 2021 – The Legault government is revising the Ethics and Religious Culture course, offered to secondary school students in the province, with the objective of giving its content a more “Quebec citizenship” focus. The project is part of the new nationalist ideology championed by Premier François Legault. The Premier’s initiative raises many […]

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YFNED Open House and Early Years Program Launch

October 26, 2021 With the current move towards a First Nations School Board in the Yukon and the possibility of it coming to JVC, this would be a great opportunity for NND citizens who will be in Whitehorse this Friday, October 29th, 2021, to attend this Open House put on by YFNED to learn more […]

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UTAM Signs Canadian Investor Statement on Climate Change

UTAM joins more than 35 other institutional investors, managing a total of more than $5.5 trillion in assets, in signing a new Canadian Investor Statement on Climate Change, released today. Coordinated by the Responsible Investment Association (RIA), the Statement is the first of its kind in Canada, bringing together institutional investors to call for increased […]

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Communiqué: Minister R.J. Simpson meets with Education Leaders amid COVID-19 School Closures

R.J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), met virtually with education leaders on Oct. 19 to discuss the ongoing school closures amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Minister Simpson also provided updates on major ECE initiatives to improve student outcomes in the NWT. Minister Simpson thanked education leaders for their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 20217 Views

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Legislative changes to support First Nations jurisdiction over education

Oct. 25, 2021 VICTORIA – First Nations participating in the education jurisdiction initiative in B.C. will soon be able to certify and regulate teachers who work in schools under their jurisdiction. Legislative changes made Oct. 25, 2021, will make it possible for the Province to provide operational support for this new certification and regulation process. “Education can […]

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UM Today the Magazine | Fall 2021 | Agents of Change – UM Today

A legacy that will echo for generations She was a grad student when her grandfather visited her in a dream. He told her to go to the computer and write his name on a page. So, Myra Laramee dreamily got up and did just that. “And the image of these different people that I met […]

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Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide – The Conversation

This summer, as many Indigenous communities searched the sites of former residential schools for dead and missing children, a small group of historians insisted on debating the applicability of the term “genocide” when referring to Canada’s Indian Residential School system. Objecting to an earlier statement on the applicability of that term made by the Canadian […]

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Indigenous Education Week 2021: U of T Tri-Campus Events – University of Toronto

Event Date: Monday, November 1, 2021 Event URL: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=37067 Department/Faculty: Trinity EventDate: Monday, November 1, 2021 Read More: https://www.utoronto.ca/content/indigenous-education-week-2021-u-t-tri-campus-events

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202118 Views

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New guidelines support K-12 boards considering staff vaccine requirements

VICTORIA – Guidelines have been developed to support school boards and independent school authorities in their decisions on implementing vaccine requirements for their employees. “From the beginning of the pandemic we have worked together – to keep students safely learning in-class, to encourage all eligible British Columbians to get vaccinated and to make sure school […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202115 Views

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Dr. Melanie Morris – UM Today

First Indigenous pediatric surgeon in Canada among Canada’s top women October 25, 2021 — Dr. Melanie Morris, associate professor in the department of surgery and department of pediatrics and child health, has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021. The first Indigenous pediatric surgeon in Canada, Dr. Morris was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202114 Views

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