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Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

September 21, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 201852 Views

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Inspiring curiosity in youth: StFX science and math outreach programs receive nearly $200,000 in PromoScience funding

Sep. 20, 2018 Two StFX-based outreach programs that inspire curiosity in youth and an interest in science and math have received very good news. X-Chem Outreach and Connecting Math to Our Lives and Communities—two separate programs, each facilitated by StFX faculty—have received a total of nearly $200,000 in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201846 Views

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Meet new Mount Education professor Amélie Lemieux

September 19, 2018 Mount Professor takes a multimodal approach to teaching and learning For as long as she can remember, Dr. Amélie Lemieux has always had a passion for learning and literacy in all forms. As a young child, Amélie accompanied her parents on daily trips to the library where she gained an appreciation for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201852 Views

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Dalhousie U: Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants

Sep 20, 2018 The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal. “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201864 Views

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G7 environment meetings in Halifax focus on climate action, and the $26 trillion opportunity of clean growth and tackling air pollution

September 19, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Countries around the world are seeing the costs of climate change first hand – from dangerous wildfires and invasive species to extreme weather events like flooding, droughts and record-breaking heat waves. The increasing toll of climate change at home and around the world, and the need for ambitious […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201866 Views

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StFX professor to deliver keynote address in Hive for Feminist Research Annual Lecture Series

September 18th, 2018 The Hive for Feminist Research Annual Lecture Series will hold its fourth annual lecture on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 p.m. in Dennis Hall. The annual lecture is an initiative of the Hive for Feminist Research, an interdisciplinary research group formed in 2013 to increase the visibility and understanding of feminist research […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201859 Views

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AngajukKât, Community Corporation Chairs sworn-in as Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly

September 18, 2018 AngajukKât from each Labrador Inuit community and the chairs of the Inuit Community Corporations in Happy Valley-Goose Bay/Mud Lake and North West River, were sworn-in as Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly today in Hopedale. AngajukKât Nain                                    Julius (Joe) Dicker (won by acclamation) Hopedale                           Marjorie Flowers (incumbent) Makkovik                          Barry Andersen Postville                            Glenn Sheppard […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201855 Views

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Birch Bark Canoe Build at Skmaqn-Port-la-Joye-Fort-Amherst National Historic Site Showcases Mi’kmaq History

Traditional build begins at national historic site and travels to Indigenous communities September 18, 2018      Charlottetown, PEI     Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada and the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI are pleased to partner to help showcase the Mi’kmaq history and traditions of Epekwitk (Prince Edward Island) at Skmaqn-Port-la-Joye-Fort Amherst National Historic Site this fall. Visitors can watch and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201851 Views

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NCC: 2018 AGA community meeting schedule released!

18 September 2018 President Russell and other members of the NCC team will be hosting a series of Annual General Assembly (AGA) community meetings in October, leading up the the closing assembly in Port Hope Simpson and Mary’s Harbour on October 26 and 27, 2018. Download a PDF of the schedule by clicking on the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201844 Views

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Growing Together at CBU

Going to university was a childhood dream of Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (BACS) student, Graham Marshall. Growing up as one of ten children, Graham watched many of his siblings choose different paths and achieve success in their careers, but university was not a part of their journeys. He set himself a personal goal of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201852 Views

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