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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, 201825 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, 201826 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, 201825 Views

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Mi’kmaw Early Childhood Educators to Receive More Training Opportunities

November 19, 2018 A new pilot program, announced today, Nov. 19, will give Mi’kmaw early childhood educators more training opportunities. “It’s important that Mi’kmaw children have access to early learning programs that incorporate Mi’kmaw language and reflect Mi’kmaw knowledge and perspectives,” said Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development.”This pilot supports Mi’kmaw children […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201827 Views

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Be on the Cutting Edge of Healthcare – New Bioethics and Health Certificate

A Bioethics and Health Certificate will now be offered at Cape Breton University. The certificate will require a variety of courses that are devoted to examining healthcare issues from a broad range of perspectives. Studying Bioethics and Health at CBU will help students develop skills to think critically and ethically about the modern healthcare system. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201834 Views

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Amanda Reid Rogers named Piluwitahasuwin at UNB

November 19, 2018 Amanda Reid Rogers has been named Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) at the University of New Brunswick. Piluwitahasuwin [pronounced BILL-WEE-DUH-HUZZ-WIN] is a Wolastoqey word meaning “one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.” Ms. Rogers, RN, is Dakota-Sioux with family and community connections in Wolastokuk. Currently a course instructor and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201837 Views

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Nursing students at University of New Brunswick to take mandatory course in Indigenous health – CBC

‘Every health-care provider needs this education,’ says instructor Nov 19, 2018 Future nursing students at the University of New Brunswick will have to take a mandatory course in Indigenous health starting next fall and for Shelley Francis, director of the Indigenous nursing program at UNB, it’s a long time coming. “Let’s face it, racism is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201833 Views

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NB Government: 2018 Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards (anglophone sector)

November 19, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Nine teachers and two early childhood educators in the anglophone sector have received Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards in recognition of their exceptional work during the 2017-18 school year. “On behalf of New Brunswickers, I applaud all nominees and congratulate the incredible recipients,” said Education and Early Childhood Development […]

by pmnationtalk on November 19, 201833 Views

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First Nations mom threatened with expulsion after social work program says babies and books don’t mix – APTN News

November 17, 2018 A mother from Kingsclear First Nation in New Brunswick has filed a human rights complaint against St. Thomas University for discrimination after the school told her not to bring her infant to class. Keyaira Gruben was pregnant when she started the Mi’kmaq Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work Program (MMBSW) – a program […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201829 Views

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Minister Hawkins Announces Additional Child Care Support for Happy Valley-Goose Bay Families

November 16, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, today announced the addition of 30 affordable spaces for after school programs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay under the Child Care Capacity Initiative and phase two construction of the new Pumpkin House Child Care Centre. Minister Hawkins was joined at the announcement […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 201835 Views

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