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StFX receives a $20,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant to support mental health training

January 17th, 2018 St. Francis Xavier University is pleased to announce that the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is providing a $20,000 grant to expand Mental Health Literacy and Mental Health First Aid training on campus. This funding will support training of an additional Mental Health First Aid (Adults Who Interact with Youth) course instructor […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018158 Views

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Minister Announces Queen’s Counsel Appointments – Government of NL

January 17, 2018 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety is pleased to announce the province’s newest appointments to the Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The honorary title of Queen’s Counsel recognizes senior lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. These lawyers have served a minimum […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018229 Views

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Journalist Marci Ien Takes the Mental Health Conversation Nationwide with IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A BELL LET’S TALK DAY SPECIAL, January 31 on CTV and CTV Two

– In the primetime special, host Marci Ien speaks candidly with several Canadians about their personal experiences with mental illness – – On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Jan. 31, you can talk, text, tweet, and join in on social media to help end the stigma around mental illness and drive Bell’s funding for Canadian mental […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018163 Views

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NCC: Bursary application deadline approaching!

January 17, 2018 We are seeking applications for the 2018-2019 Bursary Program. Deadline is February 28, 2018. Criteria: Current member of the NunatuKavut Community Council. Be enrolled full time in a government recognized university (generally 4 or more courses). Have successfully completed and passed all courses in the previous semester. Maintained at least a 60% […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018230 Views

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Save the date! Have a Heart Day 2018

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are. Last year more than 700 students from 20 different schools, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2018173 Views

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Making a difference-Over 120 StFX students have benefitted from the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Scholarship Fund

When the Jeannine Deveau Educational Equity Endowment Scholarship Fund was announced at StFX in October 2015, it was said to have the power to transform lives. Two years later this is certainly true. Since the fund’s inception, 56 scholarships and over 70 bursaries have been awarded to StFX students, making it easier for Aboriginal and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2018166 Views

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Programs available for those facing high energy bills – Government of NB

January 16, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are reminded that there are programs available to help them with their high energy bills during the cold winter months. “New Brunswick has experienced frigid temperatures over the last month and with the cold comes higher energy bills to heat our homes,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2018189 Views

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We Matter and Facebook host first national #HopeForum

Indigenous youth from across the country gather for forum on healing and life promotion OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 – On January 21 and 22, Indigenous youth representing every province and territory will attend the first ever #HopeForum to address the suicide crisis impacting their communities. The two-day forum, hosted and facilitated by We Matter and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018205 Views

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Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Mine Project – Public Comments Invited

From Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency January 15, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Mine Project located 10 kilometres west of St. Lewis, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018165 Views

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Acadia seeks nominations for next Chancellor

January 15, 2018 Dr. Libby Burnham’s term as Chancellor of Acadia University expires in June 2018. Having served two terms, Dr. Burnham, Acadia’s 6th Chancellor and first woman to hold the post, has decided to not seek re-appointment. Therefore, Acadia’s Board of Governors has authorized, in accordance with Board Policy C.020 Chancellor, Appointment and Renewal, the establishment of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2018171 Views

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