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New Indigenous and Western Science Course at VIU Cowichan Inspires Respect for Nature

April 27, 2017 The first of its kind at VIU, INTR 211 is taught by a Biology Professor and a Traditional Knowledge Keeper, who each present different perspectives on the science of plants and the environment Tina Turan, a third-year Bachelor of Education student at Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Cowichan Campus, says a new course […]

by pmnationtalk on April 28, 201711 Views

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NSI: Vote for your favourite STORYHIVE music video idea by May 1

Voting for the latest round of TELUS STORYHIVE: music video edition is underway. Vote for your favourite music video concept and help the top 30 teams each receive $10K in production grants. Voting is open now and closes at noon (PST) on Monday, May 1. Learn more and cast your vote. • • • STORYHIVE is a community-powered […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 201720 Views

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Reminder – Geoscience BC scholarship – 1 week to go!

here is just one week until the Geoscience BC Scholarship application deadline! Geoscience BC provides up to ten $5,000 awards for MSc or PhD students working on a BC-based mineral or energy exploration/development thesis. Please share this information with your students and colleagues. A poster that you can print is available here. You can also […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201710 Views

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VIU’s Milner Gardens Designated a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’

150 gardens across the country were jury-selected to honour Canada’s 150 birthday – and VIU’s Milner Gardens and Woodland is one of them In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Milner Gardens & Woodland was recently selected as an official Canada 150 Garden Experience at the North American Garden Tourism Conference in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201713 Views

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BCTF: BC teachers rally to save adult education programs in Vancouver

The BC Teachers’ Federation is holding a rally this evening at the Vancouver Board of Education office to protest government underfunding and a proposal by the school district to shut down more adult education centres. “Because of 15 years of BC Liberal cuts, Vancouver students are once again facing another round of devastating losses to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201712 Views

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Freda Diesing students receive NWCC President’s Art Award

April 22, 2017 (Terrace, BC) – Two talented artists from the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art became the newest recipients of the Northwest Community College President’s Art Award. The awards were established three years ago by President Ken Burt and are intended to recognize the hard work and incredible talent of students at […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201715 Views

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VIU Create Conference Shines Light on Student Research

April 21, 2017 VIU undergraduate and graduate researchers representing a wide range of disciplines presented their work at this year’s CREATE Conference As the dust settles on what was for Vancouver Island University (VIU) the largest student-research showcase to date, organizers of the 5th annual CREATE Conference are able to reflect on the event that […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201733 Views

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New building brings library branch and affordable housing to East Hastings

April 19, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Public Library, the City of Vancouver, and YWCA Metro Vancouver today officially opened a new library branch and affordable housing community on East Hastings. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, VPL board chair Kyla Epstein, and YWCA Metro Vancouver CEO Janet Austin today welcomed the community to the nə́c̓aʔmat ct […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201736 Views

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New Power of Data story explores the relationship between data collection and First Nations storytelling traditions

New Power of Data story explores the relationship between data collection and First Nations storytelling traditions Thu, April 20, 2017 For the latest story in our Power of Data series, FNIGC travelled to Saik’uz First Nation in the heart of the British Columbia interior, where we spent a day visiting with the Chief and others […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201745 Views

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SFU – 6 Degrees Vancouver asks: Are You Home?

Global forum brings former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, John Ralston Saul, and more to Vancouver on April 24 April 13, 2017 On April 24, Simon Fraser University’s Public Square, SFU International, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) and Vancity, will bring a global interactive forum on inclusion and citizenship in British Columbia. 6 Degrees Vancouver […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201719 Views

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