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Grey Bruce Virtual Climate Change Conference

The Grey Bruce Healthy Communities Partnership invites everyone to participate in the 2020 Virtual Climate Change Conference on October 28, 2020. This conference will bring participants together to learn, collaborate and plan successful climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in Bruce and Grey Counties. “While the global pandemic has challenged us in many ways, it […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2020108 Views

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The legacies of Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack live on through the third annual Secret Path Week

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2020 – The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) is proud to announce the launch of the third annual Secret Path Week. Taking place between October 17-22, Secret Path Week includes over 15 events which raise awareness of the history and legacy of Residential Schools and pays tribute to Chanie Wenjack; […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020156 Views

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Lethbridge College to host virtual Colton Boushie documentary screening and panel

In 2016, a young Indigenous man named Colten Boushie was shot in the head after driving onto a farmer’s property with his friends. The emotionally charged trial and ultimate acquittal of shooter Gerald Stanley intensified conversations around anti-Indigenous racism and Canada’s judicial system. On Oct. 22, Lethbridge College Indigenous Services will host a virtual screening […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020136 Views

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MNO: Webinar #3 Screen Time during COVID

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is hosting the third webinar in its Mental Health & Addictions’ Speaker Series, Screen Time during COVID: Why We’re Addicted and What We Can Do About It​,” on October 13, 2020 at 7PM. The webinar features advice and insight from guest expert Dr. Michael Cheng, who will focus on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020124 Views

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Carleton Presents: Healthy Cities – Imagining an Anti-Racist City

What defines a healthy city in 2020? Join Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for a series of expert panels to explore the many factors – from nature and housing to climate and art – that make a healthy city in 2020.  This edition of Healthy Cities, titled Imagining an Anti-Racist City, features a panel discussion with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2020121 Views

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Second Annual First Nations Cross Country Meet

We are thrilled to announce the second annual First Nations Cross-Country Meet on October 15, 2020. We invite all MFNERC and MFNSS students to participate in the competition which will be held virtually, so you can participate on your school/community track or trail. Please see the attached letter of invitation with contact information to register […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2020110 Views

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Canadian Drug Policy Coalition launches national dialogue series on the overdose crisis and COVID-19

October 6, 2020 Vancouver, BC—Never before in Canadian history have communities confronted two concurrent public health catastrophes like the overdose crisis, fueled by a toxic drug supply, and a coronavirus pandemic that has uprooted the routines of daily life and society. At the heart of these converging crises are people who use drugs. COVID-19 has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020149 Views

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Simu Liu, actor known for Kim’s Convenience, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, announced as UNICEF Canada Ambassador

TORONTO, 6 October 2020 – Canadian Screen Award-nominated actor and upcoming star of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Simu Liu announced today that he is taking on a new, exciting role – the role of UNICEF Canada Ambassador. “UNICEF Canada is unparalleled when it comes to impacting global change and helping […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020138 Views

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Sisters in Spirit vigil, October 4, 2020: Honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women

Communities across Canada will honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people at the Sisters in Spirit vigil. Ottawa (28 Sept. 2020) – On October 4, 2020, communities across Canada will honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people at the Sisters in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2020155 Views

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SMRTS Webinar – Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) Experiences in STEM: Confronting Racism in Academia

October 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT REGISTER HERE Although the Canadian university experience is often viewed as an open and inclusive opportunity based solely on merit, discrimination and exclusion based on race is very real. Our panel will raise awareness of racism in all its manifestations, but primarily the unconscious bias and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2020228 Views

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