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Apprentice Mobility in Canada

Executive Summary 1.1  Introduction CAF-FCA undertook a national research project on apprentice labour mobility to learn about jurisdictional requirements, barriers, employer perspectives and apprentice relocation experiences.  By establishing a  more comprehensive understanding of mobility barriers, the apprenticeship community stands to be better positioned to develop targeted solutions around the ongoing employment of apprentices, enhancing opportunities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 2016162 Views

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New Open Course: Learning from Knowledge Keepers of Mi’kma’ki

MIKM 2701: Free, Indigenous Course for January 2016 Course Description On June 2, 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its executive summary based on a 6-year process of understanding the lasting legacies of the historical and intergenerational traumas inflicted on Indigenous peoples in Canada through the residential school system. A number of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 23, 2015284 Views

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Promoting Lifelong Learning – Species at Risk

Credits: NSMDC AAROM Published on Apr 13, 2015 The students of the Promoting Lifelong Learning Project, from Elsipogtog, Esgenoopetitj, Metepenagiag and Natoaganeg First Nations, have been participating in workshops about Species at Risk and the importance of stewardship since January 2015. The video is a compilation of the school-based workshops, designed and coordinated by North […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2015277 Views

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The Chinook Project: Caring for animals in Canada’s North

December 22, 2015 Veterinary care is difficult—often impossible—to obtain in remote northern communities in Canada. But for the past ten years, teams of veterinarians and veterinary students from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI have been heading north to give free veterinary care to animals in some of those communities. The Chinook Project was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2015257 Views

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Solidarities at the Edge of Exclusion

Solidarity is usually celebrated as a good thing and something that ought to be promoted. But the forging of solidarity movements necessarily sets one locus of collective values and commitments against others and can lead to marginalization, rupture, scapegoating, and exclusion. This panel engages with the irresolvable tension between inclusion and exclusion in the forging […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2015182 Views

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Government of Canada Honours Nelson Mandela with 20 Inaugural Scholarships

December 16, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario—The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council The Government of Canada has awarded 20 inaugural scholarships to graduate students at the masters and doctoral level, in honour of the late Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader. The Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) to Honour Nelson Mandela were announced following the death […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015235 Views

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Learning from Knowledge Keepers of Mi’kma’ki

Learning from knowledge keepers of Mi’kma’ki is the focus and title of a new course being offered at Cape Breton University (CBU) starting in January 2016.  Responding to the recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), this course will provide CBU students and the public with an opportunity to learn about the rich […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015203 Views

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Exciting Initiatives Focused on Indigenization

This has been an exciting time at Unama’ki College, and we are pleased to be working on many innovative initiatives that will support students, staff, faculty, and our greater community in learning more about Mi’kmaq culture, history, and ways of knowing. As we come to an end of 2015, I wanted to take this opportunity to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015189 Views

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report: CTF invites teachers to educate students about residential schools

December 15, 2015 Ottawa –The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) welcomes today’s release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report which includes calls to action to redress the legacy of residential schools and begin the reconciliation process. For over 100 years, Aboriginal children in Canada were pulled from their families and placed in residential […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015125 Views

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UINR: Netuklimk Around the World

Dec 15, 2015 UINR and the concept of Netuklimk that we helped make well-known has spread around the world. This week we heard from Carmen Seco Pérez from Barcelona, Spain. Last week she was in Paris, France as an organizer of the International Rights of Nature Tribunal. At the Paris venue was a wooden tree […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015192 Views

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