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New facility at Okanagan College gets trades students job-ready

Aug. 7, 2018 VERNON – A new Trades Training Centre at Okanagan College with modern equipment will prepare more skilled-trades students with the right skills and knowledge needed to build communities throughout British Columbia. Located at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus, the 1,250 square-metre Trades Training Centre offers a purpose-built training space for students and instructors. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201816 Views

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VIU English Professor Explores Inter-cultural Dialogue with Play Collaboration

August 3, 2018 – 3:00pm Dr. Nelson Gray and renowned Métis playwright Marie Clements tackle one storyline from two different perspectives How we perceive the world through our cultural beliefs can vary so much that if two people are asked to recount the same event, the result can be two radically different stories. That is […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 201811 Views

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NIC launches Aboriginal College Pathway in Port Alberni

Aboriginal students will have a new supportive start to their education this fall, thanks to an NIC pilot project that prepares students for post-secondary success. The Aboriginal College Pathway combines skills development, upgrading and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses with individualized support to help students transition to college and be successful in university transfer and career programs. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 201812 Views

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Mr. Bannock: something good, something great – Capilano U

Paul Natrall’s uncle was a hunter. Natrall grew up eating venison burgers with spaghetti and moose stew with chow mein. Suffice to say, this member of the Squamish Nation wasn’t a fan of wild meats as a child. August 1, 2018 “When I was younger, I had no knowledge that that was our traditional food,” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20188 Views

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Student in race for president of national Inuit organization

Royal Roads student Peter Williamson is in a three-way race vying for the presidency of Inuit Tapiriit Kantatami (ITK), the national Inuit organization that works with the four Inuit regions to present unified priorities in Ottawa. With a strong background in policy, research and advocacy for the rights of Inuit in Canada, the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 20189 Views

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NIC launches Nuu-chah-nulth language courses

Aug 1, 2018 NIC will offer two new tuition-free Nuu-chah-nulth language courses at its Port Alberni campus this year. The introductory courses are tuition-free, with the first course starting this September. Nuu-chah-nulth 096 (NCN-096) focuses on developing listening techniques and learning words, phrases and greetings to communicate in the home, the classroom and with elders. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201838 Views

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OC graduate trains to support Indigenous community

August 01, 2018 Early on, Alice George knew she had a passion for helping others. Working as a cashier for the Nk’Mip Gas and Convenience Store in Oliver, George met people who needed more assistance than she could offer during her interactions at her workplace. “I had an interest in helping others,” says George, “I […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201818 Views

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TimberWest: Summer students dive into Forest Management

Aug 2, 2018 Vancouver, BC – TimberWest is once again a classroom to a group of excited summer students, eager to further their knowledge of the forest industry. A select group of students are receiving a hands-on experience in silviculture, forest engineering, and forest biology while assisting the company’s operations in Nanaimo and Campbell River […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201820 Views

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OC graduate trains to support Indigenous community – Lake Country Calendar

Aboriginal Community Support Worker (ASCW) is the product of extensive consultation with Aboriginal communities throughout the Interior of B.C. Early on, Alice George knew she had a passion for helping others. Working as a cashier for the Nk’Mip Gas and Convenience Store in Oliver, George met people who needed more assistance than she could offer […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201817 Views

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NLC: Meet the winners of our 2018 student writing awards

The Northern Lights College Foundation has awarded four recipients winners of our 2018 student writing awards. Judges took into account the originality of subject matter, quality of execution and structure, and quality of research. Sara Gruen’s essay, “Aboriginal women ‘gangsters’: Harper’s ‘tough on crime’ outcome,” took the top spot in the Indigenous student category. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201816 Views

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