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College Of The Rockies Hires New Aboriginal Education Coordinator

May 7, 2015 College of the Rockies Vice-President, Education Stan Chung is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Judge as Aboriginal Education Coordinator and Education Advisor. Judge will be travelling from London, Ontario and will begin his duties on May 19.  He holds a Bachelor degree in Philosophy, Master of Education in Aboriginal Education […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2015196 Views

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Celebrating one-year anniversary of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint

May 6 / 2015 Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Last week, the B.C. government celebrated progress and success on the one-year anniversary of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, the government’s plan to help British Columbians find their fit in the province’s growing economy. Over the past year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has worked hard to implement the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2015160 Views

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First Peoples Resources Workshops

First Peoples Literature Resources Workshop for K-12 Professional Development Workshop for Teachers May 27, 2015 Vancouver, Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites Learn how to build authentic First Peoples materials your instruction and assessment practices! This workshop offers time to explore available resources and for professional conversations and networking around authentic First Peoples resources. All participants […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2015203 Views

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“The McDonalds” Book Won Silver Medal for Canada-West – Best Regional Non-fiction / Independent Publishers Awards

May 05, 2015 Allison Tubman’s book “The McDonalds: The Lives & Legends of a Kaska Dena Family“, has won the Silver medal for Canada-West – Best Regional Non-fiction in the 2015 Independent Publisher Regional and Ebook Awards. Here is the complete list: http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1937 The Independent Publisher Regional and Ebook Awards annually award the year’s best titles […]

by pmnationtalk on May 6, 2015181 Views

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Honorary Degrees Spring 2015

May 4, 2015 Thompson Rivers University will recognize five individuals who embody the spirit and essence of TRU during its Spring Convocation in June. The Honorary degrees will be conferred on a lawyer and humanitarian who has fought for Aboriginal rights and entitlement in Canada, an internationally-recognized researcher who looks at addresses inequalities faced by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 2015192 Views

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Financial assistance program supports Aboriginal students

May 1, 2015 VICTORIA – Renewed government funding of $1.96 million enables Aboriginal students, who experience a short-term financial crisis, to access emergency assistance while attending post-secondary education and training. “These funds will help students pay for unexpected expenses, or help them to travel home in the event of a family emergency,” said Advanced Education […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015277 Views

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BC Climate Researchers Tackle LNG, Energy Efficiency, Transport and more

April 30, 2015 Five issues of critical importance to British Columbia—transportation, electrical grid integration, energy efficient buildings, forestry, and natural gas development—form the basis for five major projects from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) that will all be underway by May 1, 2015. The institute has committed $7.5 million to the projects (approximately […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015345 Views

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Getting job-ready: $1.2 million for Aboriginal skills training

April 29, 2015 PRINCE RUPERT – As part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, government is partnering with industry to invest a combined total of $1.2 million in the Pathways to Success program for six First Nations communities. These communities include the Kitselas, Kitsumkalum, Lax Kw’alaams, Gitxaala, Metlakatla and Gitga’at First Nations in northwestern B.C. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2015330 Views

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Aboriginal agreement affirms sustained commitment to success

April 29, 2015 CAMPBELL RIVER – Today a traditional cultural ceremony is underway featuring drummers, singers and dancers celebrating the fourth consecutive Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement signed between the Ministry of Education, school district 72 (Campbell River) and local Aboriginal communities. Members from Campbell River, Cape Mudge, Homalco, Klahoose, Kwiakah First Nations, along with Kwakiutl District […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2015219 Views

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SFU to advance Aboriginal entrepreneurship with RBC gift

A $1.3 million gift from RBC will enable Simon Fraser University to prepare the next generation of Aboriginal leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation. The gift will be used to fund two separate initiatives at SFU designed to further Aboriginal business and social enterprise: the RBC First Peoples Enterprise Accelerator and the RBC Award in Aboriginal […]

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