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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, 201767 Views

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Announcement from Nechi

Recently, Nechi Board of Governors hired a NEW Chief Executive Officer to take the helm and continue to move the organization forward. Nechi welcomes Colleen Courtoreille, MSW, RSW to the position of Chief Executive Officer.  Colleen will be officially starting on April 18, 2017, at which time welcomes your emails, questions, and congratulatory comments. Colleen’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201767 Views

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TRU: Indigenous scholars gathering for the future

March 31, 2017 It was a meeting of the minds and hearts this past weekend as TRU hosted 20 Ch’nook Scholars for a weekend of speakers and networking—an assembly of spirited individuals, passionate about the future. Ch’nook program director Miranda Huron welcomed the visitors to TRU on Friday, remarking that the second gathering is where […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201760 Views

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U of S School of Environment and Sustainability launches new research initiatives

SASKATOON –In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan is expanding in two areas – aquatic toxicology and renewable energy for remote and Indigenous communities. Mar 31, 2017 “SENS began in 2007 as a small interdisciplinary graduate school dedicated to solving the complex environmental challenges […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201756 Views

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Province Pilots TV and Film Crew Training at NIC

MARCH 30, 2017 – NIC will receive nearly $500,000 to develop TV and film crew training programs in Port Alberni and Campbell River, BC Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, Michelle Stilwell announced today. Stillwell, who is also the MLA for Parksville-Qualicum, made the announcement on behalf of Shirley Bond, BC’s Minister of Jobs, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201759 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, 2017612 Views

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Reconciling past ills spawns music video – The Chronicle Journal

A group of students at Queen Elizabeth District High School in Sioux Lookout have created a music video that focuses on reconciliation. The song was written, recorded and filmed by N’we Jinan Artists and a dozen students, representing 10 different communities. The song and video were filmed and produced by N’we Jinan in Sioux Lookout […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201760 Views

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Awareness is the first step – The Projector

April 3, 2017 Robertson, illustrator Gregory Chomichuk, and musician Iskwé (Marcia Ostashewski) hosted the launch for their new graphic novel, Will I See?, at The Good Will Social Club. The graphic novel was inspired by Iskwé’s song “Will I See” that’s about missing and murdered Indigenous women. “She wanted to make a music video for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201761 Views

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Province will invest $50M more in Ontario’s publicly assisted colleges – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017 4:09 TORONTO _ The province is expected to announce today that it will invest $50 million into Ontario’s publicly-assisted colleges. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews will be at George Brown College in Toronto to announce the investment. The government says the money will go toward “major initiatives that enhance student learning.” […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201767 Views

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Celebrating stagnation – The McGill Daily

April 3, 2017 In an age where we are constantly inundated with information about world events and widespread injustices, it is understandable that one of our natural reactions is to eagerly embrace tokenistic events to convince ourselves that progress is taking place. So, Justin Trudeau was the first Prime Minister to wear an Indigenous ceremonial […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201762 Views

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All-female drumming group inspires confidence and pride amongst Regina students – CBC

‘It’s made me a lot more confident, and not be alone so much at lunch because now I have something to do’ Apr 03, 2017 A group of high school students in Regina is bucking the trend by participating in an all-female Indigenous drum group at Thom Collegiate. “We do know that it has happened […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201759 Views

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The Northern Pass Project and Hydro-Québec’s “Green Energy” – Aboriginal leaders say Hydro-Quebec lied to the New England public

NEW HAVEN, CT, March 31, 2017 – Three Innu First Nation leaders stated their case concerning the Northern Pass Project during a conference held today at Yale University under the auspices of the Yale Environmental Student Coalition. They stated that the project will accentuate the destruction of the iconic Betsiamites River on Quebec’s North Shore. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2017124 Views

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Northern College 50th Anniversary Week Proclamation and Flag Raising

March 30, 2017 Mayor Steve Black presented a proclamation for Northern College’s 50th Anniversary at the Timmins City Hall yesterday afternoon. The proclamation recognizes Northern for 50 years of providing quality higher education in the community and proclaims April 3-7, 2017 as “Northern College 50th Anniversary Week” in and for the City of Timmins, with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201785 Views

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Inuk grad student heading back to Nunavut for CHARS job – NunatsiaqOnline

March 31, 2017 “I hope to be a part of this renaissance” For a woman who has pursued post-secondary education across North America over the last decade, Angela Nuliayok Rudolph remembers getting off to a rocky start. As a student at Qiqirtaq School in Gjoa Haven, her home community, Rudolph had trouble connecting with her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2017118 Views

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Pre-Conference Courses: Exclusive Opportunity for Vision Quest Delegates! – Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show

March 28, 2017 Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show delegates have an exclusive opportunity to register for one of two Pre-Conference Courses, running concurrently on Tuesday May 16 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Delegates can choose from one of the following two courses: From Vision to Reality: How to Start a Successful Business Lindsay Dandeneau and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201765 Views

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OTC speaker at Canadian principals’ conference

Office of the Treaty Commissioner Speaker’s Bureau member Annie Battiste will speak on the topic of Reconciliation within the School as part of the Canadian Association of Principals Conference, May 23-26, 2017 in Saskatoon. Her “presentation is aimed at engaging with reconciliation within the school setting and helping the audience to feel engaged and personally […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201766 Views

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Call for Presenters for Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference now open

CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference to submit a brief outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages them to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity. The bilingual conference takes place January 22-24, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201757 Views

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Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development – 10th-11th April 2017, in Prague, Czech Republic

28/03/2017 – Local economic and employment development is crucial to building more productive economies and inclusive societies. Exploring how local partnerships between public agencies, businesses and civil society groups can boost local dynamism will be at heart of the annual meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development to be held on 10-11 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201780 Views

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CBE: Dancing Together

March 30, 2017 Building community is an ongoing priority in our north of McKnight Boulevard schools. This began with a family dinner in September hosted by Terry Fox School, for all our Aboriginal families from O.S. Geiger School, Falconridge School, Grant MacEwan School and Nelson Mandela High School respectively. The dust hadn’t settled from our […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201758 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, 201761 Views

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VPL launches new online gallery highlighting Women’s Memorial Quilt

March 28, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. – A new online gallery launches today to share the Women’s Memorial Quilt, a tapestry of more than 120 panels remembering the murdered and missing women of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Vancouver Public Library worked with the quilt’s creator, Diane Wood of the Women’s Memorial March Committee, over several months to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201765 Views

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UArctic establishes cooperation agreement with National Arctic Research and Educational Consortium, Russia (NAREC)

March 30, 2017 Today in Arkhangelsk, during the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue International Arctic Forum, the University of the Arctic (UArctic) signed a cooperation agreement with the newly created National Arctic Research and Educational Consortium, Russia (NAREC). NAREC is an association of universities, research institutes and other organizations working in the field of staff training, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201752 Views

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Reconciliation Pole to be installed on UBC Vancouver campus

March 30, 2017 Date/Time: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1 p.m. Location: Main Mall, between Agronomy Road and Thunderbird Boulevard Parking: Thunderbird Parkade, 6085 Thunderbird Boulevard Thousands of copper nails are important markers on a carved pole that will be installed on UBC’s Vancouver campus on April 1. The nails represent thousands of Indigenous children who […]

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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, 201769 Views

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Province celebrates diversity in B.C.’s apprenticeship system – BC Gov’t

March 30, 2017 VANCOUVER – Today, Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan to the Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, was joined by Gary Herman of the Industry Training Authority (ITA) as they met with apprentices and staff of Mott Electric on the jobsite for The Creek property development in Vancouver’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201760 Views

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Canadian Students Recognize Indigenous Land

Credits: AJ+ Published on Mar 25, 2017 “This school is situated upon traditional territories.” Every morning, students in Canada’s largest school system recognize indigenous land before singing “O Canada.” Duke Redbird campaigned for Toronto District School Board with the plan to implement the initiative, which is now in almost 600 schools. Shot by Jorge Uzon […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201777 Views

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IRC: Submit Your Designated Amount Fund (DAF) Application Today

March 29, 2017 Designated Amount Fund (DAF) applications are now being accepted for organizations and individuals. DAF funds are used to support educational programs. Eligible considerations include programs that help preserve, reclaim, develop or understand Inuvialuit history, culture or language. Also eligible is any program that advances an individual’s education and personal development, such as pursuing post-secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201784 Views

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imagineNATIVE & LIFT 2017 Mentorship Announcement

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based Kichwa (Ecuador) artist Samay Arcentales Cajas is the recipient of the 13th annual LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship. This annual mentorship was developed to offer an Indigenous artist living in the Greater Toronto Area the opportunity to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201774 Views

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NU student earns Imagine a Canada award

University is a time of self-discovery, where new ideas and perspectives mix with a growing sense of political engagement and understanding of culture and one’s place in it. For first-year student Sasha Ekomiak it has already been an incredible journey that has helped her to heal and embrace her culture, and also bring home an […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201771 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, 201768 Views

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CNC celebrates aboriginal culture – Prince George Citizen

March 29, 2017 Drums thundered through the hallways during the annual Aboriginal Culture Day at CNC on Wednesday. Songs were sung and stories were told as people made their way from one kiosk to the next in celebration of indigenous culture, past and present. “There are a lot of people here today who are getting […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201770 Views

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New exhibit at Queen’s University examines Canadian history through cookbooks

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Queen’s University history professor Steven Maynard has cooked up a unique exhibit that examines the social history of Canada. Using cookbooks found in the Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections in Douglas Library, a group of Professor Maynard’s students brought history to life using the rare tomes. From vintage Jello cookbooks […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201768 Views

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Canada’s energy-decision systems are under stress – uOttawa Report

March 27, 2017 Canada’s energy decision-making process is not well suited to the challenges ahead, says a report released today by the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy project. The report, System Under Stress: Energy Decision-Making in Canada and the Need for Informed Reform, examines core stress points in Canada’s energy landscape and suggests a way […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201779 Views

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May lectures feature extraordinary speakers – UWinnipeg

March 29, 2017 EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201786 Views

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Media Advisory: Justice Murray Sinclair to talk about importance of learning from other societies – York U

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 – Learning about different societies around the world can teach non-indigenous Canadians a lot when it comes to indigenous people in Canada. That is what Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will discuss Thursday at York University. His talk, “Indigeneity, the World, and Canada,” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201769 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, 201781 Views

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TRU: Faculty compete in first ever 180s Research Challenge

March 28, 2017 What can you learn in 180 seconds? You’d be surprised. As part of TRU’s annual Research Week, faculty go head-to-head in the first ever 180-second Research Challenge (180sRC), competing to share their research in a compelling way — and to win prizes and bragging rights, of course. Modelled after the internationally renowned […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201772 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, 201775 Views

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VIU Supports Federal Budget’s Investments in Students and Innovation

The 2017 federal budget supports key areas of focus at VIU, including support for Indigenous learners, increased access to post-secondary education and investments in skills development and research Vancouver Island University (VIU) President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ralph Nilson says new investments outlined in the 2017 federal budget will increase student access to post-secondary education, strengthen […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201766 Views

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Trudeau tours Sask. Polytechnic to tout skills training investment – MeadowlakeNOW

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his second stop in Saskatoon in the last four months on Wednesday to tour trade programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Students from the mechanical engineering technology, power engineering and agricultural equipment technician labs showcased their skills to the prime minister. “If the government invests in this trade it will get better […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201770 Views

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Minister Qualtrough visits Vancouver to talk Budget 2017 investments to boost funding for early learning & child care

March 29, 2017          Vancouver, British Columbia          Employment and Social Development Canada 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 […]

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Prime Minister announces support for high-quality, affordable child care across the country

March 29, 2017 Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201780 Views

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A by the numbers look at government spending on child care in Canada – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 16:09 OTTAWA _ The Liberals have promised to spend $7.5 billion over a decade on child care to fund spaces in provinces and territories, as well as indigenous child care on and off-reserve. Here are some numbers in the pledge and how the funding stacks up: $500 million: Federal money pledged […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201770 Views

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Free Tuition for Hundreds of Thousands of Ontario Students

New Ontario Student Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications March 29, 2017 9:05 A.M. Office of the Premier Ontario is now accepting applications for the new Ontario Student Assistance Program, which is making tuition free for more than 210,000 students. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with high school students at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201781 Views

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Supporting Lower Mainland First Nations entrepreneurs

March 29, 2017 VANCOUVER – A key to business success is ensuring budding entrepreneurs have the right skills for the job. The provincial government has been helping four First Nations in the Lower Mainland gain core-business skills to create jobs and generate prosperity for their communities. More than 200 aspiring and current entrepreneurs from the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201772 Views

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Algoma U Alumna Headlines National Art Exhibit Art Express’d

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – March 28, 2017): Algoma University and the Department of Visual Arts are pleased to announce that alumna Jessie Buchanan has been selected as one of three exhibitors in the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s (WAG) coast-to-coast-to-coast Canada 150 Art Express’d/Art Exprime. As part of Canada’s 150 celebration, WAG developed Art Express’d/Art Exprime, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201781 Views

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Mount Royal University celebrates milestones in Indigenous education

Iniskim Centre toasts 10 years, while Aboriginal Education Program prepares to mark 25th anniversary Ten years after opening its doors, the Iniskim Centre has transformed a cozy nook of campus into the epicentre of Indigenous education at Mount Royal University. In celebration of the success of the Iniskim Centre over the past decade, an anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2017104 Views

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Necessary adjustment of its program offering on the James Bay coast – U of Sudbury

Since 2013, the University of Sudbury has been offering on-site programming in James Bay. The University of Sudbury has now been informed that the federal funding from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) will not be renewed next year. We know that this shocking news will have repercussions on the James Bay coast. The University […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201770 Views

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Federal budget is a vote of confidence in Canada’s colleges

March 28, 2017 Commentary on the recent federal budget from Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO of New Brunswick Community College Marilyn Luscombe, NBCC President and CEO New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) was pleased to see a focus on lifelong learning in the recent federal budget which announced investments in skills, innovation and inclusive growth. The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201791 Views

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Canadore College Shedding a Light on Youth Homelessness

Mar 28, 2017 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College students are encouraging our community to think about the extraordinary impact of youth homelessness in North Bay and area. Across the country, 6,000 young Canadians face the dangers and challenges of being homeless each and every night. “This initiative is valuable in bringing awareness to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2017111 Views

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