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SSHRC Awards Inter-disciplinary Project Led By CBU Researcher

May 16, 2017 A research project, Avatars of Human Creativity: Exploring the Art-Sci Connect, focused on the connectivity between arts and science and how innovation and creativity are applied to science, has been awarded $24,992 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Led by Dr. Barb Glassey, Department of Biology, Cape Breton University […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201714 Views

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New community SciMath program to engage girls and Aboriginal youth

May 16, 2017 A new initiative by Mount Saint Vincent University faculty, a Community SciMath program, has received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s latest round of PromoScience awards as announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, on May 12th ($66,000 over three years). The NSERC PromoScience program […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201710 Views

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Adrian Downey demonstrates a deep passion for human rights and Indigenous issues – MSVU

Adrian Downey, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is an extremely well-rounded and passionate student. In fact, his academic experience extends far beyond his own studies through volunteer roles, research assistantships, tutoring and more. On Thursday, May 18, 2017, he’ll represent his graduating class as valedictorian at the Mount’s spring convocation. In reflecting on Adrian’s academic achievements, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20177 Views

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UPEI Convocation 2017

More than 950 cross the stage in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, joining an alumni community of more than 25,000 Panthers for Life May 13, 2017 The University of Prince Edward Island conferred degrees, diplomas, and certificates to more than 950 graduates today as part of Convocation 2017. This year includes the first-ever cohort from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201713 Views

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Memorial University of Newfoundland Students Recognized Nationally for Increasing Food Security in Canada’s North

Memorial University of Newfoundland Team will represent Canada at Enactus World Cup 2017 in London, England VANCOUVER, BC (May 12, 2017) – Memorial University of Newfoundland has been named 2017 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 60 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201710 Views

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Apprentices get help with training and getting certified thanks to new Government of Canada Union Training and Innovation Program

From Employment and Social Development Canada May 15, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Giving every Canadian a real and fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to get good jobs, earn a good living, and look after their families. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20176 Views

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Dal hosts Indigenous Health Career Fair – Dal News

May 12, 2017 Last week, Dalhousie partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax Regional School Board, Healing our Nations, and the Native Council of Nova Scotia to host Indigenous high-school students from across Halifax and beyond to explore what their futures might hold. The university was the site for the Indigenous Health Career Fair […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20179 Views

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Certified First Nation Health Managers Program Courses – Spring 2017 Registration is Open

Certified First Nation Health Managers Program Courses – Spring 2017 Registration is Open ONLY 10 SPACES LEFT!! Accepting applications till 19th May Register today! The Spring Term begins Monday, May 15, 2017. First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) will be offering the following courses in the online format: Course 100 – Health Issues and Systems […]

by pmnationtalk on May 14, 201728 Views

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Support for Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and more jobs for young Canadians

From Employment and Social Development Canada Canada Summer Jobs hiring season means more work experience opportunities for youth May 10, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means supporting Canada’s youth in getting the skills and experience they need to get a strong start in their careers. Today, at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201713 Views

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Rethinking the humanities – New book reinforces Mi’kmaw perspectives in education

Unama’ki College (Cape Breton University) and CBU Press are hosting the official launch of a new book of Mi’kmaw scholarship titled Visioning a Mi’kmaw Humanities: Indigenizing the Academy. Led by Dr. Marie Battiste, a native of Potlotek and professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Visioning brings new perspectives and gives new sensibilities to how Mi’kmaq […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201715 Views

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