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Acadia among post-secondary institutions receiving $1.2 million from TD to advance Indigenous programming and services

WOLFVILLE, June 20, 2019 – TD Bank Group announced today a $1.2 million CDN donation to three post-secondary institutions in Atlantic Canada to help develop on-campus support services for Indigenous students. Acadia University, Memorial University, and Mount Saint Vincent University will use the new funding for strategic Indigenous initiatives that will enhance educational experiences for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20192 Views

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Holistic Learning: Meet BASE Student Brady Doucette – CBU

For students like Brady Doucette, who have an interest in both the sciences and the arts, choosing a program in University has often meant putting one interest over the other. Cape Breton University’s Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Environment (BASE) Program is making that choice a thing of the past. BASE is an interdisciplinary […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201910 Views

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Middle school students ask, ‘What can we do about truth and reconciliation?’ – CBC

Grade 7 and 8 students have spent the school year coming up with their own answers to a difficult question Jun 19, 2019 Beth Weatherbee’s Grade 7 and 8 students managed to stump her this year when a class discussion about Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, ended with a tough question for the longtime teacher. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201915 Views

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Coady, FESA Partnership Going the Distance

Jun 17, 2019 An Alberta adult education organization and Coady Institute are developing further ways to collaborate. Further Education Society of Alberta’s (FESA) Executive Director Elaine Cairns and Project Manager Teal Dratowany visited Coady May 24 to 25 as a follow-up to a Coady facilitated workshop held at FESA’s offices in April. The workshop trained […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 20199 Views

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Parks Canada and We’koqma’q First Nation team up for Learn-to Camp event – Cape Breton Post

ORANGEDALE, N.S. — Some young campers will get back to nature this weekend when Parks Canada and We’koqma’q First Nation team up for a Learn-to Camp event. Parks Canada usually holds the weekend events at the Fortress of Louisbourg, the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site to introduce […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201915 Views

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International Conference on Religion & Film in Halifax for the first time

June 12, 2019 How are Muslim filmmakers reconstructing the Muslim identity as it appears in film and television? In what ways are food and land protection sacred in Indigenous cultures? What do film superheroes say about masculinity and religion? How is contemporary culture reflected in the popular wave of apocalypse films? These are just a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201921 Views

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$59-thousand awarded to address intimate partner violence in New Brunswick

The national RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund (FVIF) has awarded a total of $59-thousand to support initiatives in New Brunswick. The Elsipogtog After-School program, an extended collaboration between Elsipogtog Child and Family Services, and Eastern Door, will receive a $20-thousand community grant. The money will be used to engage First Nations youth aged 11-15 in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201940 Views

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Labrador Institute International Indigenous Internship opportunity

Jun 07, 2019 The application process for the 2020 Labrador Institute International Indigenous Intern has started! Apply by July 26, 2019. The purpose of the Labrador Institute International Indigenous Internship is to enable indigenous youth to gain experiences internationally. The program targets indigenous youth and provides internships for indigenous youth of Labrador. The successful applicants […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201926 Views

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UNB Piluwitahasuwin on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Inquiry

Jun 5, 2019 UNB Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant VP of Indigenous Engagement), the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, the Indigenous Student Representative and the President of the UNB Student Union acknowledge the release of the Final Report of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) National Inquiry. Thank you to the families of MMIWG2S, Survivors, Elders and knowledge-holders, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201929 Views

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StFX signs Dimensions Charter as part of a national commitment to achieving increased equity, diversity and inclusion in research

May 27th, 2019 StFX welcomed the Minister of Science and Sport, the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, to campus on May 24, 2019, as the university reaffirmed its commitment to achieving increased equity, diversity and inclusion in research by signing the Dimensions Charter, a federal initiative that invites universities across Canada to take part in a post-secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201945 Views

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