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How Canadian universities are responding to the TRC’s Calls to Action – Macleans.ca

Universities wrestle with how to begin their transformation—and what they’re willing to change Dalhousie’s Indigenous Student Centre recently relocated to a prominent place on the university’s downtown Halifax campus. Residing in a cheery blue house, shared by the Black Student Advising Centre, there’s a student lounge, computer lab and meeting/smudge room. On hand is an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20185 Views

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Open Session on New Indigenous Research Consent Requirement – MUN Gazette

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 9-10:30 a.m. A-1043 Members of the university community are invited to attend this open question and answer session focused on Memorial’s new Indigenous research consent process. The session is hosted by Dr. Max Liboiron, associate vice-president (Indigenous Research) pro tempore. As announced on Dec. 3, Memorial will be updating research application and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20189 Views

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CNA women, indigenous students receive 10-year Hebron funding award

Bursaries totalling $447,000 target apprenticeship-related skilled trades December 05, 2018 St. JOHN’S, NL –  College of the North Atlantic (CNA) will offer apprenticeship bursaries to women and indigenous students enrolled in apprenticeship-related trades programs thanks to a generous donation from the Hebron Project Employers’ Association. A presentation to CNA was made at the college’s Prince Philip […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 20189 Views

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Elder Joe Michael named first Elder in Residence at the Mount

December 05, 2018 A steadfast commitment to students Joe is no stranger to the Mount community. He has often led Indigenous ceremonies on campus and been part of classroom discussions on Mi’kmaq culture. He is glad to formally join the University in the role of Elder in Residence, a position that he notes marks “a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 20189 Views

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UPEI – Science as a Right: a panel discussion in recognition of UN Human Rights Day

The University of Prince Edward Island, along with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization), present “Science as a Right”, a panel discussion in recognition of the United Nations Human Rights Day. The event is Monday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Beaconsfield Carriage House, 2 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201816 Views

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Amanda Reid Rogers on her position as Piluwitahasuwin – Brunswickan

In a significant step towards fulfilling its Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan, the University of New Brunswick has welcomed a new Indigenous leader to campus. Amanda Reid Rogers was recently appointed to the position of Piluwitahasuwin, or assistant vice-president Indigenous engagement. The duties of the Piluwitahasuwin will span across both the Fredericton and Saint […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201811 Views

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Announcements – December 2018 – University Affairs

DEC 05 2018 University of Regina president Vianne Timmons is one of 12 recipients of a 2019 Indspire Award. The awards, formally known as the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, celebrate and encourage excellence throughout Canada’s Indigenous communities. Dr. Timmons grew up in Labrador and is of Mi’kmaq heritage. After she earned her education degree in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201811 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Minister Dempster Recognizes 50 Years of Professional Social Work Education

December 5, 2018 Mr. Speaker, on Friday, November 23, I joined with community partners to launch the annual Purple Ribbon campaign to increase awareness and responsiveness to violence against women. As part of the launch, we raised the Purple Ribbon flag, which will remain in place until December 10, coinciding with the International 16 Days […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201811 Views

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84,000 Students Across Canada to Take Part in Canada Learning Code Week December 3-10 | CodeWeek.ca

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2018 – 84,000 Canadian students will participate in the 2nd annual Canada Learning Code Week December 3-10 in over 200 communities across the country. Canada Learning Code Week gives teachers and community groups the free resources required to introduce coding to students with a fun-filled week of learning the digital skills crucial […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201812 Views

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Commentary: Indigenous knowledge is the solution to Canada’s health inequities – TheChronicleHerald.ca

It is no secret there are stark differences between the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada and their non-Indigenous counterparts. First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples fare more poorly than the average Canadian on virtually every measurable health indicator including infant mortality, maternal health, suicide, mental health, addictions, life expectancy, birth rates, infant and child […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201814 Views

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