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UPEI community mourns the loss of alumnus Keptin John Joe Sark, LLD

The University community was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Keptin John Joe Sark, LLD, on January 8. He was the first Mi’kmaq graduate student from the University of Prince Edward Island with a BA in Political Science (1979), and in 2005 was the first Mi’kmaq to be awarded an honorary Doctor of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202316 Views

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Federal and provincial governments invest in infrastructure and innovative programming at Mount Allison University

17 January 2023 SACKVILLE (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments have announced a combined $36 million investment in Mount Allison University. The provincial government is contributing $10 million for programming while the federal government is contributing $26 million for retrofits to the university’s Ralph Pickard Bell Library and Archives. The renovated building will offer […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202314 Views

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CBU to Host Ellen Furey as 2023 Artist in Residence

Jan 10, 2023 Cape Breton University is excited to announce Ellen Furey as the University’s 2023 Artist in Residence. Furey’s artistic path began in Unama’ki/Cape Breton, and at the age of 18 she left the Island to study music, theatre and dance, eventually turning toward experimental dance and theatre. As CBU’s Artist in Residence, Furey […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202320 Views

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Statement by Minister Natalie Jameson on the new school board trustees

January 10, 2023 Hon. Natalie Jameson, Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning issued the following statement on the swearing in of school board trustees: “School boards play a vital role in leading our public school system. I am very pleased to congratulate and welcome the newly sworn in Board of Directors for the PEI Public […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202322 Views

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Health and Social Innovation Centre to be built at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus

19 December 2022 SAINT JOHN (GNB) – Federal, provincial and university officials today announced $38 million in funding for construction of the Health and Social Innovation Centre at the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Saint John campus. “We are investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure that will support the growth of the health sciences and technology sector […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 202246 Views

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Top 10 MSVU Stories of 2022

This year has been an action-packed one for MSVU. From new people and programs, to celebrations of our stand-out students, faculty, staff, and MUCH more, here’s our 10 most popular news stories of 2022 (based on website page views, social media engagement and traditional media coverage): #1. Announcing MSVU’s Next President and Vice Chancellor In […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202220 Views

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Grads bring their talents to NL business

12/5/2022 ST. JOHN’S, NL — Three College of the North Atlantic (CNA) grads find themselves working with a very cool company these days. SmartICE is a sea ice monitoring company with their head office right here in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) that was co-created with the Nunatsiavut Government in response to extremely dangerous sea ice […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202227 Views

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Young learners falling behind on literacy rates, say First Nations educators – CBC

Nov 29, 2022 ‘We want to make sure our students are tracking to be fully fluent readers by Grade 3’ Some First Nations educators in Atlantic Canada say reading ability among young learners in their schools has declined but due to inconsistent data tracking, it is unknown how the situation compares to provincial literacy rates. Darren Googoo, director […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202230 Views

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MSVU and King’s welcome first Auntie in Residence

Kjipuktuk/Halifax, NS – Mount Saint Vincent University and the University of King’s College are pleased to welcome Emily Pictou-Roberts as the first Resident Nsukwi’ (Auntie in Residence) serving both universities. Emily is from the Mi’kmaw community of Millbrook First Nation. She began in her new role at the end of October 2022, believed to be […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202234 Views

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Research Week: From Transactional to True Relationship, Research Impacting Indigenous Groups Policy as a Game Changer

November 23, 2022 Memorial is leading a two-phased consultation plan, meeting with targeted internal and external stakeholders, to gather input and ideas related to its RIIG Policy. RIIG is a groundbreaking policy for Memorial with the intent and commitment of ensuring that all research impacting Indigenous communities, cultures and lands be grounded in ethical and respectful […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202237 Views

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