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NunatuKavut: Temporary closure of Aboriginal Service Centre – Labrador West

Please note that the Aboriginal Service Centre in Labrador West will be closed temporarily while we wait on approval of new fiscal funding. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have a NunatuKavut-related question or concern, please call our head office toll-free at 1-877-896-0592 or email admin@nunatukavut.ca NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201716 Views

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Celebrating the Aboriginal Health Sciences Initiative as Dal looks toward province‑wide services for students – Dal News

March 31, 2017 The reach and impact of Dalhousie’s Aboriginal Health Sciences Initiative (AHSI) over its eight-year run stretches far beyond its small offices and two staff members based in the Mona Campbell Building. After eight years, the program is winding down as initiatives transition to a broader university-wide effort to advance student-focused Indigenous programs. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017165 Views

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Celebrating student leadership and impact – Dal News

March 30, 2017 Dalhousie rolled out the red carpet through a path of star-spangled balloons last Thursday night for 400 guests at the 6th Annual Impact Awards. Students, families, friends, staff, and faculty took their seats in a beautifully decorated McInnes Room to take in the night’s celebrations. Following welcomes from Dalhousie President Richard Florizone […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201724 Views

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Askomiw (Beyond) 150: Celebration of Resilience theme of UNB Powwow

On Wednesday April 5, 2017, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick will host the third annual UNB Powwow, Askomiw (Beyond) 150: Celebration of Resilience, at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, UNB Fredericton from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free public event, and everyone is invited to attend. The UNB […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201721 Views

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Proposed Budget 2017 investments to boost funding for early learning and child care

March 29, 2017 For too many families, the lack of affordable, high-quality child care means making a difficult choice. Some parents have to sacrifice retirement savings to pay for child care, while others may leave their career because child care is unavailable or unaffordable. Recognizing the deep connection between child care and the economic security […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201721 Views

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Latest storm leads to another day of cancelled classes – 101.5

It’s another storm day in the Quad Counties. Officials in the Strait Regional School Board have cancelled classes due to weather conditions; it’s a system shutdown, so all buildings are closed, and support staff don’t have to report to work. There’s also no school at Ecole acadienne de Pomquet, Ecole Beau-Port in Arichat, Waycobah First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201713 Views

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NBCC honoured with Feathers of Understanding

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) has been honoured for its work to bring attention to murdered and missing Indigenous women. Gertrude Nicholas and Marlene Ward of Red Teepee Creations created seven wooden Feathers of Understanding which were presented to the College at a ceremony in Fredericton today. “As a college, we have made an institutional […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201717 Views

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Budget 2017 supports lifelong learning for a changing job market

Government of Canada makes it easier for adult learners to get post-secondary education support March 27, 2017             Dartmouth, Nova Scotia             Employment and Social Development Canada Budget 2017 is the next step in the Government’s long-term plan to create jobs and strengthen the middle class. Canada is home to a well-educated and highly skilled […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201721 Views

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UPEI unveils The Sisters’ Teaching and Knowledge Garden

Four faculties at the University of Prince Edward Island have announced a joint initiative that will support efforts to indigenize the curriculum. This is another step being undertaken by the University to honour its commitment to the recommendations and calls to action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report. The Faculty of Education, Faculty of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201712 Views

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CBC Investigates – ‘The rose-coloured glasses are off’: Why experts, students suspect racism under-reported on campuses – CBC

CBC News investigation finds many universities received few or no racism complaints in past 5 years Mar 22, 2017 A CBC News investigation has found many Canadian universities received few or no complaints of racial discrimination on campus over the past five years, but experts and students — and even a couple of the universities […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201715 Views

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