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Professor addresses whether race should be considered when assigning a course – Global News

Professor Mark Mercer discusses the controversy over a non-indigenous instructor teaching a course on residential schools in Halifax. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4217195/professor-addresses-whether-race-should-be-considered-when-assigning-a-course/

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20188 Views

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Saint Mary’s University celebrates the achievements of four exceptional leaders

The accomplishments of four exceptional leaders will be recognized this May with honorary degrees at Saint Mary’s University’s Spring Convocation 2018. The University is pleased to recognize the extraordinary achievements of: Dominic Barton, a global managing partner of consulting firm McKinsey & Company, who is committed to the internationalization of Canadian universities and colleges. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20188 Views

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Mount statement in response to concerns raised regarding First Nations history course

May 15, 2018 At a meeting at Mount Saint Vincent University earlier today, held at the request of History professor Dr. Martha Walls, there was a thoughtful discussion about the concerns raised on social media and recent media coverage regarding History 3320 – Selected Topics in North American History: Residential Schools. The meeting included faculty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 20186 Views

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Jazz Pilot Pathway Program Expands again to welcome Keewatin Air

HALIFAX, May 14, 2018  – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Keewatin Air LP (“Keewatin”) for the carrier to become the eighteenth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “Our Jazz APP program was introduced 11 years ago to provide a clearer pathway for professional […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201811 Views

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Non Indigenous professor gets go ahead to teach residential schools course – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018 HALIFAX _ A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20186 Views

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NL Government: New Children, Youth and Families Act Protects Children and Youth and Supports Families

May 15, 2018 New legislation to promote the safety and well-being of children and youth will begin second reading in the House of Assembly today. The new Children, Youth and Families Act will replace the Children and Youth Care and Protection Act. The new act builds on the principles of the previous act and is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20186 Views

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CBU Launches Strategic Planning Process

Today, Monday, May 14, members of the Cape Breton University community gathered in the Boardmore Theatre for the official launch of a process for a strategic plan for the CBU. The event, led by President & Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, provided an overview of the process, highlighting the many opportunities for engagement. Speakers called upon […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201825 Views

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University condemned for handling of residential schools course controversy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 14, 2018 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A group of Canadian professors is speaking out against a Halifax university’s handling of a residential-schools course imbroglio, saying the race or ethnicity of a professor should not be a consideration when assigning a course. Mount Saint Vincent University found itself embroiled […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201812 Views

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UWinnipeg: Indigenous Language Revitalization

Relearning a family language, teaching others, learning how to pray — the reasons for taking part in the summer 2017 Learn to Speak Ojibwe program were as diverse as the students. The program, led by UWinnipeg’s Indigenous Studies department and Office of Indigenous Affairs, brought together students, community members, children, and Elders for an intensive […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20188 Views

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University condemned for handling of residential schools course controversy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 14, 2018  HALIFAX _ A group of Canadian professors is speaking out against a Halifax university’s handling of a residential-schools course imbroglio, saying the race or ethnicity of a professor should not be a consideration when assigning a course. Mount Saint Vincent University found itself embroiled in controversy after assigning a course […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20188 Views

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