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VIU And McGill Partner To Create Learning And Research Opportunities In Indigenous Studies

Vancouver Island University and McGill University sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore how the institutions can work together to engage in research and academic exchanges for faculty and students in Indigenous education and Indigenous studies. A deep and shared commitment to supporting the recommendations of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) have led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018470 Views

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Laurentian’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health co-hosts national ergonomics conference

(2018-10-16) The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University recently partnered with the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) to bring the 49th annual ACE Conference to Sudbury from October 15-18, 2018. A first for Northern Ontario, the joint conference explores the many ways both ergonomics and health and safety comprehension […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018399 Views

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Media advisory: Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women Meeting in Whitehorse

From: Status of Women Canada Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women are convening in Whitehorse this week for their 36th annual meeting. Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018401 Views

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U of Lethbridge: University hosts Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium

Leaders, researchers and students throughout Western Canada, representing 13 universities, in the areas of interactive arts, sciences, and technology will meet on the University of Lethbridge campus October 25-27, for Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium. The three-day symposium, featuring presentations, performances, displays, lectures and cluster meetings aims to capture a wide audience. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018410 Views

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Minister Philpott joins Secwépemc Nation in signing ceremony on Child and Family Services reform

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release October 17, 2018 – Kamloops, BC – Indigenous Services Canada Improving the well-being of Indigenous children and families is a shared priority for the Government of Canada and partners. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, joined the Secwépemc Nation in a signing ceremony for a Memorandum […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018523 Views

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Fourth Red Shawl Campaign begins at UNB’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick is hosting its fourth annual Red Shawl Campaign from Oct. 16 to 19 to bring awareness to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The campaign was a vision of UNB’s Elder-in-residence, Imelda Perley. The red shawl is a symbol of protection; it […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018554 Views

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Reminder of Nunavut Hunting Regulations

17 October 2018  The Department of Environment would like to remind Nunavummiut to review applicable wildlife regulations before hunting. In Nunavut, it is prohibited to use rimfire ammunition, as well as ammunition of less than 5.56 mm in diameter when hunting big game. Hunters must also make sure not to waste or abandon harvested […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018364 Views

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Indigenous leader and UPEI alumnus Brian Francis named to Senate of Canada

October 15, 2018 The University of Prince Edward Island congratulates Chief Brian Francis of Rocky Point, PEI, on being appointed to the Senate of Canada. He is filling a PEI seat that has been vacant since the Honourable Libbe Hubley retired from the Senate in September 2017 and will be sworn in on Tuesday, October […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018377 Views

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Senate committee urges major overhaul of taxation system, trade infrastructure

October 16, 2018 Ottawa – Canada must overhaul its tax system and make it more friendly to business if the country is to remain competitive, the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce said in a report released Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The report, Canada: Still Open for Business? examines new and emerging issues for Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018378 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Coyote connects youth to their roots, one stroke at a time

October 16, 2018 When most people think about Thompson Rivers University’s Tourism and Adventure programs, they think about students dangling from a rock face, becoming airborne in a whitewater raft or travelling the world. They don’t usually think about dabbling around in a canoe showing local preteen kids how to handle a paddle, catch fish […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018366 Views

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