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NIC’s Write Here Readers Series looking for emerging writers

October 22, 2018 The NIC English department’s Write Here Readers Series wants to connect with under-represented and emerging writers in the Comox Valey and mid-Island. We have a limited number of paid reading slots available at our upcoming WHRS events. Come read for 10-15 minutes alongside one of our monthly WHRS featured writers. The WHRS encourages […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20183 Views

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U of Victoria: New study details ownership of Canada’s fossil fuel sector

October 17, 2018 Who owns and controls Canada’s fossil fuel sector? A new study identifies how 25 owners together account for more than 40 per cent of overall revenues from 2010 to 2015. After mapping the network of ownership relationships, researchers found fossil fuel production is controlled by a small number of corporations, investment funds, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201815 Views

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District supports Aboriginal preschool – Kelowna Daily Courier

Springvalley and Rutland elementary schools have been identified as the preferred schools for an Aboriginal preschool program in Kelowna. The Central Okanagan school district’s planning and facilities committee discussed the creation of the program at Wednesday’s meeting and passed a motion to support the program in principle at one of the two schools. “The committee […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201810 Views

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VIU Library Receives a Grant to Digitize Canada’s Historical Narratives of Exploration

October 18, 2018 The narratives of Canada’s journey of exploration will be shared with the online world through the digitization of Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Special Collections archives. VIU is one of 21 successful candidates from 213 applications to receive funding from Libraries and Archives Canada (LAC) and the National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS)to digitize […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201817 Views

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Camosun’s exchange with New Zealand Maoris promotes international Indigenous education

October 16, 2018 Camosun Indigenous Education Chair Todd Ormiston was thrilled to take his recent Maori guests from New Zealand to their first ice hockey game in Canada. “They were amazed at how intense it was,” he says. “They said to me afterwards, ‘we got it all—goals, overtime and a shootout!’ They’d never been outside […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201813 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Coyote connects youth to their roots, one stroke at a time

October 16, 2018 When most people think about Thompson Rivers University’s Tourism and Adventure programs, they think about students dangling from a rock face, becoming airborne in a whitewater raft or travelling the world. They don’t usually think about dabbling around in a canoe showing local preteen kids how to handle a paddle, catch fish […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201810 Views

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Adult learners in Prince George get literacy skills

October 16, 2018 PRINCE GEORGE – Adult literacy programs in Prince George and surrounding communities are giving people the reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to understand household budgets, join in community activities and help their children with their homework. “Improved literacy and numeracy skills can open the doors for people in so many […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20189 Views

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District mulls best site in Rutland for Aboriginal preschool program – Kelowna Daily Courier

The Central Okanagan school district is looking to create a preschool program geared toward Aboriginal students. The Metis Society has asked to partner with the school district for five or 10 years to create the program in Rutland. If accepted, the Metis Society will apply for a capital grant to buy a portable and have […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201811 Views

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College of New Caledonia: Wearing your button blanket with pride

October 12, 2018 Education is a journey. For some, it’s a journey to discover who they will become. For others, such as College of New Caledonia (CNC) alumni Carrie Darcey Davis, it has also been a journey to discover who she already is. Growing up, Carrie wasn’t surrounded by the language, culture or traditions of […]

by aanationtalk on October 15, 201840 Views

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Langara College launches Beyond 49 anniversary campaign

Oct 10, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Today Langara College launched Beyond 49, an 18-month long campaign that marks its 49th year of operations on West 49th Ave. and it’s 25th anniversary as an independent public college. The campaign is a celebration of Langara’s history, an opportunity to recognize and reconnect with Langarans, and aims to raise […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201819 Views

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