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shíshálh & Tk’emlups Day Scholar Process Fundraising Raffle

Proceeds to go towards the Day Scholars Class Action Lawsuit process. On June 3, 2015, Federal Court in Vancouver approved the lawsuit as a class action that includes anyone who attended at any Indian Residential School, for any times they attended as a “Day Scholar” (i.e. non-resident student), as well as their children and potentially […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2015237 Views

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Premier Clark opens $1.8-million trades training building in Merritt

Premier Christy Clark welcomed a new generation of Nicola Valley trades students with the official opening of the new $1.8-million trades training building at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT). “The foundation of a strong, growing economy is a skilled workforce,” said Premier Clark. “The new trades training building at NVIT will set up […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2015160 Views

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Celebrating 30 Years at NEC Longhouse

Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, October 29 NEC Native Education College began in a small office space in downtown Vancouver in 1967. In 1985, NEC moved to our unique campus. The main building was inspired by traditional Pacific Coast longhouse architecture and history. The building features a story pole carved by Norman Tait and four apprentices from the Nisga’a Nation. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2015191 Views

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Aboriginal Elders Provide Broader Understanding at Selkirk College

Oct 21 2015 The importance of Elder knowledge and insight has been recognized at Selkirk College with the creation of a new initiative. The Elders Program is now based out of the Castlegar Campus at the Gathering Place where students and staff can visit to connect with community leaders from throughout the region. Wisdom and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015262 Views

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NEC-SFU Native Basketball Festival, May 20-22, 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities Available below NEC’s Wellness Warriors program introduced its first basketball tournaments three years ago in partnership with Musqueam Nation at the Musqueam Community Centre. In 2014 NEC launched an even bigger tournament, this time at Simon Fraser University (SFU) called the SFU & NEC All Nations Basketball Classic. The All Nations Basketball Classic […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015196 Views

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Reconciling the trauma of residential schools

October 21, 2015 Understanding the truth of what happened in Indian Residential Schools and the urgent need for reconciliation is the topic of discussion at a special Storytellers Gala at Thompson Rivers University on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall. Featuring the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015206 Views

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TransCanada Donates $250,000 to Northern Lights College

DAWSON CREEK, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Oct. 20, 2015) – Trades and Apprenticeships students at Northern Lights College (NLC) will benefit from a generous donation by TransCanada that will go towards new welding booths for the proposed new trades training centre at the Dawson Creek Campus – subject to all appropriate approvals – and student bursaries to increase […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2015138 Views

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Town of Qualicum Beach Joins Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Roundtable

The Town of Qualicum Beach signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Vancouver Island University (VIU) recently to collaboratively meet the mandate of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region. “This is another step in the right direction for the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region, which has been evolving with positive momentum since VIU and the City of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015206 Views

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NIC Presents: Sharing Our Stories

NIC’s Global Learning Initiative presents Sharing our Stories: Community Conversations about Aboriginal Health and Wellness, Monday, October 26 at the Comox Valley campus. Fourth-year nursing students will host a community conversation with representatives from Honouring our Sisters who will share their experience hosting the Walking with Our Sisters exhibit last summer in the K’omoks Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015195 Views

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NIC Hosts 2015 Canadian Student Nursing Association Western / Prairie Regional Conference

NIC nursing students will celebrate a first next week, when they bring 150 nursing students from across Western Canada to the Comox Valley for a sold out conference. The Canadian Student Nursing Association, or CNSA, Western / Prairie Regional Conference will be held October 23-25 at NIC’s Comox Valley campus and Crown Isle Resort. “Nursing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015154 Views

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