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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces $2.4M Blue Futures Pathways Project – Project To Create 150 Internships, Engage 250 Employers And 2500 Youth 18-30 Years

WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO HERE Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced a new innovation ecosystem project called Blue Futures Pathways Project. Focused on building capabilities and the development of workers to support the growth of Canada’s ocean economy, the total project value is $2.4 million where the Ocean Supercluster will provide almost $1.5 million in funding […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20204 Views

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Celebrity-Backed Initiative Amplifying Indigenous Women Leaders Reaches $1M Goal

Nov 19, 2020 Media Release Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada — St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute is announcing a significant milestone for the Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership initiative that launched earlier this year with an opening gift from Hollywood’s Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. The initiative aims to build on the Institute’s 60-year history of accompanying social change leaders, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202016 Views

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Coady Institute Welcomes Participants for Online Programs

We are pleased to welcome 104 community leaders from around the globe for the second group in a series of online certificate programs. In October, 32 Canadian participants began the new Developmental Evaluation online program, which introduces an exciting new approach to evaluation that enables social innovators, policy and program managers, and community leaders to design, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202014 Views

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MSVU: Advancing Education and Affirming Indigenous Identity

Students benefit from partnership between Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre and MSVU Learning, connection and support are key elements of the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre’s transition year initiative, a venture that’s providing Indigenous students with post-secondary education in partnership with Mount Saint Vincent University. Known as the Aboriginal Academic Access Post-Secondary (AAAPS) program, the pilot project […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202024 Views

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Coady Institute: Annual Appeal

Dear Friends, The Antigonish Movement was a “made-in-Nova Scotia” people’s movement that emerged in the 1920s and rippled throughout the world. What began with ordinary Nova Scotians analyzing their own situations in small study clubs and then taking action collectively resonates today —ordinary people are realizing they can, in the words of Moses Coady, “use […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202023 Views

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Conflict over Mi’kmaw lobster fishery reveals confusion over who makes the rules – Dal News

October 30, 2020 About the authors: Lucia Fanning is Professor Emerita in the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University. Shelley Denny is an IDPhD candidate in the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University. In the past month, the Sipekne’katik First Nation and the Potlotek First Nation placed lobster traps in bays at the opposite ends […]

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Inuit leadership – Gazette

Oct. 27, 2020 Voices of Inuit Leadership and Self-Determination in Canada presents a broad range of perspectives and voices — Inuit and non-Inuit, youth and Elders, academics and community members — united in their commitment to understanding what Inuit leadership is, has been, and will be. Premised on the understanding that new ways of blending […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202031 Views

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CBU to honour Donald Marshall Jr. with new research centre – CBC

Marshall Institute will focus on environmental justice, Indigenous approaches to climate change Oct 28, 2020 A new research institute planned for Cape Breton University will honour the legacy of Donald Marshall Jr., who fought for the Indigenous right to fish for a moderate livelihood. The Mi’kmaw man’s name has been invoked in recent weeks by Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202029 Views

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Building understanding through learning – A Message from NSCC President Don Bureaux

October 26, 2020 – News As Mi’kmaq History month draws to a close, I have spent some time on the weekend reflecting on recent events in our province. We are all Treaty People. This is a phrase often spoken here at NSCC. We say it when we acknowledge that our buildings stand on the unceded […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202030 Views

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Population Growth A Key Outcome of CBU’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Today, Cape Breton University (CBU) President David C. Dingwall announced plans for the Centre for Discovery and Innovation at CBU, a project that will sustain the University well into the future and have significant impacts on Cape Breton Island. To be successful, the project requires action and support from government, both provincially and federally. Investment in this infrastructure project will help drive […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202028 Views

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