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Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2017 11:53 Halifax students will be getting a daily reminder that their schools sit on traditional Mi’kmaq territory starting this fall. The Halifax Regional School Board unanimously agreed late Wednesday to have an acknowledgment read out as part of morning announcements in schools. The statement will read: “We acknowledge that we are […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Memorandum of understanding respecting First Nations education – Government of New Brunswick

21 June 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven First Nation communities respecting First Nations education and the calls to action as set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. “Your government supports the promotion of First Nations perspectives, language, history and culture in our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Hundreds of bikers escort 10 year old Nova Scotia bullying victim to school – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2017 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS SYDNEY, N.S. _ Hundreds of bikers gathered in Sydney, N.S., Wednesday morning to escort a 10-year-old boy who has been the victim of bullying to school. The leather-clad bikers drove Grade 4 student Xander Rose to school and walked with him in a line […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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The Dream Catchers Cross-Country Tour to Recognize Canada 150

June 20, 2017 CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The dreams of Canada’s youth will be centre stage this summer as The Dream Catchers tour the country to celebrate the ambitions, hopes and dreams of Canada’s next generation. Earlier this year, Confederation Centre of the Arts sent a creative team across Canada as part of a special Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20177 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20178 Views

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Meet this year’s Dalhousie teaching award winners – Dal News

June 15, 2017 Nearly all of us have some point in our life at which our path forward has been shaped by an inspiring teacher. Each year, Dalhousie celebrates just some of those amazing teachers — be they faculty members, lecturers, grad students and others — with its suite of University-Wide Teaching Awards. In addition […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20177 Views

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QalipuFN: RNC Junior Police Academy 2017 Opportunity for Youth & Volunteers

June 12, 2017 From August 8-11, The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and Qalipu Cultural Foundation are partnering to host the Junior Police Academy at Killdevil Camp.   This camp is designed to create stronger relationships with youth (ages 10-12 years old) and police as well as with other community partners. Participants will have an opportunity to take […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201711 Views

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Celebrate Summer at Your Local Public Library – Government of Nova Scotia

June 14, 2017 Public libraries across Nova Scotia are hosting a series of programs, activities and reading clubs all summer long for children, teens and families. “Public libraries work hard to offer programs that keep our children active and engaged all year round, especially in the summer,” said Deborah Duke, coordinator, library services, Western Counties […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20175 Views

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Welding in schools – GNB

HILLSBOROUGH (GNB) – Caledonia Regional High School is one of the latest schools to benefit from an innovative partnership between the Canadian Welding Association Foundation and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. “One of the objectives of our 10-year education plans is to improve access and exposure to trades,” said Finance Minister Cathy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20179 Views

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Early childhood investments will benefit Island families

Jun 12, 2017 Island children and families will benefit from new investments that will make high-quality early learning and child care more affordable and accessible. Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers signed an historic agreement in Ottawa today on a common framework to improve the lives of Canadian children and their families. The governments of Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20179 Views

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