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1.14 Billion Strong Indigenous Economic Performance in Atlantic Canada

The Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat Releases Precedent Setting Economic Impact study findings HALIFAX NS – The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) has completed a pan-provincial assessment of the Atlantic Indigenous economy. The study titled, 1.14 Billion Strong: Indigenous Economic Performance in Atlantic Canada, consisted of collecting […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016203 Views

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Minister Bennett Discusses Ways to Improve Education Outcomes for First Nation Students at Education Roundtable

April 27, 2016 – Halifax, NS – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, participated in an education roundtable held at Dalhousie University and hosted by Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey Education (MK). Participants shared ideas on how to improve primary and secondary education for First Nations children, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016111 Views

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Interested in an international Indigenous internship experience?

April 26, 2016 The Labrador Institute is offering a new International Indigenous Internship with travel starting in January 2017. All costs are covered! Are you a recent graduate from a Memorial University Degree Program (by December 2016)? Are you of Aboriginal/Indigenous descent? Are you from Labrador? Further information on the internship can be found at […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016149 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Minister Offers Condolences

April 26, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to offer condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of two exceptional educators who were recently taken from us much too soon. Principal Randy Ralph and teacher Shannon Pittman were commuting together from the Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Centre on April 19 when they were involved in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 2016148 Views

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Dalhousie University celebrates spring 2016 honorary degree recipients

April 25, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – Dalhousie University’s May Convocation ceremonies are a time to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and, through the awarding of honorary degrees, acknowledge extraordinary individuals who’ve demonstrated service to society, made significant contributions to their field or have made significant contributions to the university. This year nine individuals will be […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 2016180 Views

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MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review

April 24, 2016 PROJECT TITLE: Supporting Indigenous Resurgence with Digital Technologies PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: David Perley, Director, MWC, Education, UNB CO-INVESTIGATOR: Susan O’Donnell, Adjunct Professor, Sociology, UNB PROJECT DATES: April 11 to October 16, 2016 BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The project will produce a comprehensive literature review answering the question, how can digital technologies support Indigenous resurgence and learning […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 2016165 Views

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$250,000 Worth of Technology Products Awarded to 10 Environmentally Conscious Schools across Canada

Staples Canada Superpower Your School Contest winners announced TORONTO, April 22, 2016 – Staples Canada announced today the winners of the 2016 Superpower Your School Contest. The contest, held in collaboration with Earth Day Canada, was open to publicly-funded elementary and secondary schools across Canada and ran from December 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016. Almost […]

by pmnationtalk on April 22, 2016379 Views

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Media Advisory: MP Eyking to Make Funding Announcement in Eskasoni

ESKASONI, N.S. – April 22, 2016 — Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, for a funding announcement in Eskasoni. Date:   Monday, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 22, 2016190 Views

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UPEI hosts a Celebration of Women and Philanthropy

A panel discussion on Women and Philanthropy April 18, 2016 The University of Prince Edward Island and TD Wealth Private Client Group Media will host a celebration of Women and Philanthropy on Thursday, April, 21, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., in Don and Marion McDougall Hall, UPEI. During this event, a panel will present and discuss the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016130 Views

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Media Advisory – National Chairperson Bilan Arte Available to Comment on Today’s 3 Major Post-Secondary Announcements

OTTAWA, April 14, 2016 – Students are available to comment on post-secondary related announcements today and their impact on students across the country including the decision of the government of Newfoundland and Labrador to reintroduce student loans and cut institutional funding; the decision by the government of New Brunswick to increase grants for low-income students […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2016144 Views

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