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NIC celebrates a decade of community-led health in remote First Nations communities

April 18, 2018 Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, April 26 at NIC’s Comox Valley campus to celebrate how 10 years of nursing field schools in remote Indigenous communities has changed nursing education on Vancouver Island. Date: Apr 26, 2018 Time: 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM Location: Puntledge Hall, Room P121, Comox Valley Campus Cost: Admission by donation to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20189 Views

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Teachers learn tools to incorporate aboriginal content into classroom – The Nelson Daily

April 19 2018 Educators in Kootenay Lake School District were given more tools to incorporate Aboriginal content into all subject areas in the classroom during a Professional Development workshop Monday at Redfish Elementary School. The new curriculum is part of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission federal initiative the provincial government is introducing into the education […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20188 Views

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VIU to Recognize Indigenous Peoples with Ancestral Lands In Canada as Domestic Students

April 18, 2018 VIU’s Board of Governors has made a decisive move to approve a new tuition approach that expresses full respect and recognition of Indigenous citizenship and territories regardless of borders. The new approach will allow any Indigenous peoples whose ancestral lands are within Canada to be considered domestic students rather than international students […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201811 Views

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Province looks at making post-secondary education more accessible in the West Shore

April 17, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is exploring ways to develop a community solution that improves access to post-secondary education and training for people living in the fast-growing communities of the West Shore and Sooke. “I’m excited that we’re engaging with community partners to improve access to post-secondary education and training,” […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201810 Views

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TRU joins First Nation communities for trades program

April 16, 2018 The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, under the Aboriginal Community-Based Training Partnerships (ACBTP) program, has approved $1 million in funding for the Building Capacity and Community through Construction Trades program (BCCCT) in the Secwépemc territory. The Government of Canada’s Canada-British Columbia Job Fund is also contributing to the program. TRU […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 201810 Views

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Can we really teach ‘Indigenizing’ courses online? – National Post

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Author: Matthew Stranach, Coordinator, Educational Technologies, Thompson Rivers University On April 16, Canadians — and internet users around the world — have the opportunity to participate […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20189 Views

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SFU: New Report “Canada’s World Survey 2018”

How do Canadians as individuals relate to the broader world? What do they see as the top global issues? How do they view Canada’s role in world affairs, and what do they think it could be? Today, the Environics Institute for Survey Research, the Canadian International Council, Simon Fraser University Public Square and the Bill […]

by pmnationtalk on April 17, 20188 Views

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Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Be Allowed Through First Nations Territories, Leaders Say – Huffington Post

While some First Nations have signed deals with the energy company to allow the project, many others have not. Indigenous leaders are promising to continue the fight against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion despite the prime minister’s insistence that it will be built. “The prime minister is saying they are in negotiations with Kinder […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201813 Views

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Bono, Thorpe and Waunch: OC honours three community builders – Okanagan College Media Release

April 13, 2018 Okanagan College Media Release A trio of community builders – all champions of different causes – are being recognized this year by Okanagan College with the institution’s highest commendation. Mollie QuilQuil Sneena Bono, an advocate for Aboriginal peoples, Rick Thorpe, a dedicated public servant, and Patrick Waunch, a recognized construction leader, are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201811 Views

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TRU announces next president and vice-chancellor

April 12, 2018 Thompson Rivers University has announced Dr. Brett Fairbairn as its next president and vice-chancellor. Fairbairn is a distinguished academic who has taught and conducted research at the University of Saskatchewan for over 30 years. He is a Rhodes scholar, a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and has held numerous grants […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201818 Views

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