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Media Highlight – Faces of Mental Health: Dalhousie seeks help from those affected for new study

May 27, 2016 How do you know what mental health services people need? You ask those who use or require them. That’s the premise of a research study Dalhousie University is launching within the next month. Adults 18 years of age and older living within HRM who have symptoms of depression, anxiety and distress are […]

by pmnationtalk on May 27, 201686 Views

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Are you a high school student planning to attend College of the North Atlantic this fall?

May 26, 2016 If so, you may want to consider applying for a bursary through The Joyce Foundation Bursary Program. Based on financial need, it is open to all high school students in all communities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador wanting to pursue a CNA post-secondary education. It will provide financial support from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 2016111 Views

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Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB researching how digital technologies support Indigenous resurgence

May 24, 2016 Working in partnership with the First Nations Innovation project, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick is leading a new project. The research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council under its Knowledge Synthesis program.  The project will produce a comprehensive literature review answering the question, how can digital […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2016102 Views

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Support for Youth Conservation Corps Means Green Jobs, Career Development for Summer Students

May 20, 2016 Inspiring positive environmental change and making a difference in her community motivated Candace Nickerson to join the Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corps. The 22-year-old from Guysborough County is attending the conservation corps Aboriginal Leadership Program training camp at Mount Saint Vincent University, from May 18 to 20. “The program allows me to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201697 Views

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CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair to Release Indigenous Business Textbook & Announce Significant RBC Funding

May 12,  2016 On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will release its first textbook titled Indigenous Business in Canada: Principles and Practices. The textbook was edited by Dr. Keith G. Brown, VP International and Aboriginal Affairs and Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies; Ms. Mary […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 2016138 Views

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Education responding to recommendation from Truth and Reconciliation Commission

May 4, 2016 Education responding to recommendation from Truth and Reconciliation Commission Education, Early Learning and Culture Aboriginal content within the Island K-12 curriculum is increasing, says Education, Early Learning and Culture Minister Doug Currie.“The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada made recommendations related to public education, and Prince Edward Island schools have made progress […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 2016176 Views

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“Pathways to Shipbuilding” Indigenous Education and Apprenticeship Pilot Program Launched with Irving Shipbuilding’s Centre of Excellence

Halifax, Nova Scotia , May 4, 2016:  A collaboration of ten industry, government, and Indigenous partners announced today the launch of an education and apprenticeship program to create job opportunities for 20 Indigenous students in metal fabrication.  The program, offered through the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Akerley Campus in Dartmouth, offers successful students the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 2016123 Views

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Mi’kmaw artist Alan Syliboy named 2016 Coady Chair in Social Justice at StFX University

Artist, filmmaker, musician and social justice advocate is first Indigenous person to hold the Coady Chair. Chair will engage StFX /Coady Institute students and faculty, along with the broader Antigonish community. ANTIGONISH, May 3, 2016 – Internationally renowned artist Alan Syliboy of Millbrook, Nova Scotia has been named the fifth Coady Chair in Social Justice […]

by pmnationtalk on May 3, 2016139 Views

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CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair Wraps up Mentoring Program with Eastern Closing Conference

Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will bring this academic year’s mentoring program to a close for the Eastern Region of In.Business. This two-day closing conference for the Eastern Region of In.Business is facilitated in partnership with Nipissing University and includes students, mentors and peer mentors from Quebec, Ontario and Nunavut. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 2016178 Views

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Government of Canada Renews Support for Knowledge Mobilization

Networks spread latest research about best ways to help at-risk youth, reduce bullying and improve pediatric emergency care April 29, 2016 – Kingston, ON — Networks of Centres of Excellence Three knowledge mobilization networks, including the Kingston-based Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet), will receive renewed support totalling $3.6 million from the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2016210 Views

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