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New Practical Nursing Program Will Train 30 L’nu Students

October 26, 2022 Nova Scotia is training more healthcare workers to provide a diverse range of care in communities across the province. Starting in the 2023-24 academic year, aspiring practical nursing students can learn as part of a Mi’kmaw cohort at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Pictou campus. “We’re so pleased to be working […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202233 Views

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STU Hosts 2022 Indigenous Film Festival

The 2022 St. Thomas University Indigenous Film Festival will take place on campus from October 28-30, 2022. This year’s festival includes feature films by Indigenous filmmakers Bretten Hannam, Eliza Knockwood, and Jeff Barnaby, as well as short films by Natalie & Carr Sappier, Tara Audibert, Asha Bear, Brandon Mitchell, Desmond Simon, Mélanie Briere, Corrina Merasty, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2022133 Views

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Corinne Chappell wins Dwight Dorey Youth Advocacy Award

Oct 13, 2022 Corinne Chappell, Advisor to the Vice-President, Academic and Research, on Indigenous Affairs at UPEI, has won the prestigious 2022 Adult Dwight Dorey Youth Advocacy Award. This award, established by the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples’ National Youth Council, recognizes an Indigenous adult who demonstrates support, advocacy, and leadership towards Indigenous youth in their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202228 Views

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Independent Teacher Allocation Review Committee Report Released; Minister Haggie Available to Media

October 14, 2022 Today the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Education released the report submitted by the Teacher Allocation Review Committee titled “Learning in a Time of Change.” In the report, the Committee makes 90 recommendations in five areas, including the recommendation for a teacher allocation model that considers both composition and class size. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202229 Views

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Whose land is it anyway? – MUN Gazette

Oct. 13, 2022 Consultations ongoing for Indigenous research policy review It has become common practice to begin events at Memorial with a land acknowledgment. Recognizing land is sacred to Indigenous Peoples, and Memorial is actively trying to determine how research can respectfully take place on lands traditionally belonging to diverse Indigenous groups. That is where […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202228 Views

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Third year honours health student Kylie Curnew excelling at StFX – StFX

October 11th, 2022 Pursuing a career in epidemiology with a goal of working in Indigenous health is one of the goals of Kylie Curnew, a third-year honours Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) in Health student from Hughes Brook, Newfoundland. Already, she’s been the successful recipient of a Natural Sciences and Research Council of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 2022112 Views

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NS Government: Higher Wages, Retroactive Pay for Early Childhood Educators

October 11, 2022 Higher wages are coming for Nova Scotia’s early childhood educators working in regulated child-care settings thanks to a new provincial investment and the federal government’s contribution under the Canada–Nova Scotia Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. Most of the 2,600 early childhood educators will see a wage increase in the range […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202237 Views

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Four UNB members to receive awards at fall graduation ceremonies

Oct 7, 2022 The University of New Brunswick will award an honorary degree to Hereditary Chief Stephen Augustine and will honour three outstanding professors with teaching and research awards at its graduation ceremonies. Chief Stephen Augustine, Hereditary Chief on the Mi’Kmaq Grand Council will receive an honorary doctorate of letters in Saint John on Friday, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202234 Views

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MSVU welcomes new Board of Governors members

Fall is a time of new beginnings not just for students, faculty and staff at Mount Saint Vincent University, but also for the University’s Board of Governors. MSVU’s Board recently welcomed several new members at their first meeting of the academic year, including: Community-at-large representatives Natasha Agnew (March 2022) Michelle Clare (December 2021) Charys Payne (March […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202236 Views

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Sisters of St. Martha’s gift $500 to StFX to support Indigenous students

October 6th, 2022 ANTIGONISH, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA – Sisters of St. Martha’s congregation in Antigonish showed their incredible generosity by announcing substantial gifts to St. Francis Xavier University and Cape Breton University to honour Sister Dorothy Moore and Sister Veronica Matthews. The Sisters of St. Martha have donated $250,000 to each StFX and CBU, which received matching […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202233 Views

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