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Local Women’s Voices for Peace E-Conference Announces Global Sessions

Sep 14, 2020 We are 10 days away from the start of “Local Women’s Voices for Peace” and more than 600 community leaders have already registered for the e-conference taking place September 21 to 24, 2020. Coady Institute is pleased to host this event in collaboration with Nobel Women’s Initiative. Beginning on the International Day […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202014 Views

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Mi’kmaw parents relieved school postponed for 2 weeks at Sipekne’katik First Nation – CBC

First Nation delays classes to monitor situation at N.S. provincial schools Sep 14, 2020 The parents of seven students enrolled at a Mi’kmaw school in Sipekne’katik First Nation say they’re relieved community leaders have postponed in-school learning by two weeks, to continue preparing measures to address COVID-19. In a news release Sept. 1, Sipekne’katik First Nation staff […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202020 Views

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Premier King recognizes International Literacy Day

As Prince Edward Island joins provinces and countries around the world in celebrating International Literacy Day today, Premier Dennis King proudly recognized Ms. Linda Fraser as this year’s recipient of the 2020 Council of the Federation Literacy Award for Prince Edward Island. Ms. Linda Fraser is an educator who began teaching Adult Education in Abegweit […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202023 Views

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MSVU professor named Fulbright Canada Research Chair

September 2, 2020 Dr. Marnina Gonick, Professor in Education/Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University has been awarded the Fulbright Canada Research Chair at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, for the winter 2021 term. Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are held for exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research or lecture in the United […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202021 Views

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NS Government: Students, Staff Return to School Sept. 8

As students and staff return to class on Sept. 8, a plan is in place to respond to a potential COVID-19 exposure in school. “I want to welcome our new and returning students and staff back to school, in what will be a year to remember,” said Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202021 Views

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Teaching from afar – Gazette

Aug. 25, 2020 As the fall semester at Memorial University approaches, many students are preparing to start their online and remote classes from remote locations. Dr. Scott Neilsen especially appreciates the challenges those students face, because he will teach from a remote location himself. ‘Probably better prepared’ Dr. Neilsen, an assistant professor in the Department […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202070 Views

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Anglophone North School District and Listuguj Education, Training and Employment Collaborate on Return to School

As the upcoming 2020-2021 school year draws near, Listuguj and Anglophone North School District are working closely together to prepare for the safe and successful return to classes. COVID-19 ensures that it will be a year unlike any other, so working together to help support students and families, and address their concerns, is a priority […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202080 Views

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State-of-the-art support: More than $830,000 for critical equipment and infrastructure for ‘bold’ research

Aug 20th, 2020 The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is providing more than $830,000 for critical infrastructure and equipment for five specialized research projects based at Memorial. The new funding comes from the CFI’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), which provides foundational support to Canadian researchers to think big and innovate. Those benefitting from the new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202070 Views

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Laptop subsidy program registration hit and miss for some parents – CBC

Education Department working to fix problems, reduce call volume Aug 13, 2020 Nancy Lambert of Esgenoopetitj First Nation says she spent days trying to register for the Department of Education’s laptop subsidy program with no luck. Then she sent an email but didn’t get a reply. Next came what she felt were endless calls to the toll-free number […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2020115 Views

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St Thomas U: Virtual Eagle Feather Ceremony an Opportunity for Indigenous Grads to Connect and Celebrate

For Indigenous graduates from the Class of 2020, a virtual Eagle Feather ceremony held this spring provided an opportunity to connect, celebrate, and give thanks. The annual ceremony is typically held in the morning prior to Spring Convocation, but with restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic the Indigenous Student Services office decided to move the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020111 Views

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