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K-12 Education funding is now available for First Nations

The New Relationship Trust Foundation Board of Directors has committed to funding BC First Nations Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) projects for 2015-2016 that are delivered at the community level. The K-12 Grant Initiative provides funding to BC First Nations to assist in the delivery of educational projects and promote student achievements. Eligibility Applications need […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2015193 Views

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Videography Training workshop for Metlakatla youth

Credits: BGGroupOfficial Published on Aug 11, 2015 BG Canada has heard from First Nations that the maintenance of culture is important. First Nations communities have pointed BG Canada to a number of things it can do now to support them in maintaining their culture. In response, BG Canada is working with First Nations to support […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2015238 Views

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Scotiabank supports TRU students with $150,000 donation

September 11, 2015 Alan Shaver, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) President and Vice-Chancellor, announced that Scotiabank has donated $150,000 towards awards and bursaries for domestic, international and Aboriginal students in the School of Business and Economics, who are enrolled in entrepreneurial courses and programs. A total of nine annual awards will be given out each year […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015211 Views

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Musicounts Calls for Applications to 2015-2016 Band Aid Program $600,000 in Funding Available for Schools across Canada

September 11, 2015 $5,000 IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR KENNETCOOK DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATED WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY JESS MOSKALUKE The country music community came together earlier today at Halifax’s World Trade and Convention Centre when MusiCounts, Canada’s music education Charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Record Arts and Sciences and the Canadian Country Music […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015251 Views

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Factsheet: Aboriginal post-secondary education and training in B.C.

The Aboriginal population in British Columbia is growing at more than triple the rate of the non-Aboriginal population and as a result is younger, with more than 40% under the age of 25. Ensuring they have access to post-secondary education and training is a key component of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint and crucial to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015251 Views

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Premier announces awards for Aboriginal masters and doctoral students

Premier Christy Clark today announced $2 million to encourage more Aboriginal students to pursue masters and doctoral level degrees at public universities in British Columbia. “Aboriginal people are a vital part of British Columbia’s future and contribute to our diverse, growing and strong economy,” said Premier Clark, who made the announcement during closing remarks at […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2015327 Views

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New education guide will help teachers connect students to Aboriginal perspectives

Teachers have a new resource to help bring Aboriginal culture, history and perspectives into their classrooms and into the lives of students – the ‘Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives in the Classroom: Moving Forward’ resource booklet. Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad announced the new resource on behalf of Minister of Education Mike Bernier […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2015538 Views

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UBC experts available to comment on top federal election issues

September 9, 2015 THE CAMPAIGN Richard Johnston Political Science Cell: 778.387.3425, Email: richard.johnston@ubc.ca Party politics, democracy, public opinion, campaign strategy Max Cameron Political Science Cell: 604.786.0992, Email: max.cameron@ubc.ca Democratic issues, political dynamics, negative ads Electoral and democratic reform Gerald Baier Political Science Cell: 604.754.8546, Email: gerald.baier@ubc.ca Constitution, federalism and public law Party politics, democracy and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015163 Views

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International Report Card on Public Education in Canada

The Environics Institute for Survey Research is today releasing a report on Canada’s public education system, in an international context. The report was prepared by Dr. Andrew Parkin, an independent education researcher and former Director General at the Council of Ministers of Education Canada. ABSTRACT The comparative performance of education systems is attracting more attention […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015233 Views

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Photo Ops: SFU turns 50 on September 9, 2015

On Sept. 9 Simon Fraser University will officially kick off its 50th Anniversary with a myriad of events and photo opportunities. That morning (approximately 8:30 a.m.) members of the SFU Pipe Band will play at the Gaglardi/University Drive intersection as commuters make their way up to campus. The day will include a special address from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015201 Views

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