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TRU: Student research supports high-profile human rights cases

July 31, 2018 Research into alleged human rights abuses in Latin America led two TRU Law students to present at a recent conference in Ottawa. They revealed how inadequate regulation of Canadian mining companies operating overseas can lead to human rights abuses and environmental damage in local communities. The opportunity to conduct research on this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201814 Views

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From struggle to triumph for NIC grad

Jul 30, 2018 NIC Human Services graduate David Dawson has been on a journey. Now, he wants to help others on theirs. Dawson struggled with addiction for years, as well as uncertainty over his identity and Aboriginal heritage. But through those early challenges, he discovered his passion of helping others. Having completed his addictions treatment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201812 Views

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Canada Learning Code Receives $525,000 Donation from Amazon; Funds Will Support Modernization of K-12 Computer Science Curriculum as well as Coding Education Programs

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2018  – Canada Learning Code, Canada’s leading national charity championing digital literacy education, has received a $525,000 donation from Amazon to support the development of a Canadian kindergarten-to-grade-12 computer science education framework as well as coding education programs, including a traveling mobile classroom and Canada Learning Code Week. The donation from Amazon […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201813 Views

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TRU: Student pens free guide for lawyers and Indigenous clients

July 26, 2018 For Indigenous people involved in criminal law cases, subtle differences in courtroom communication like an accent, amount of eye contact or tone could mean the difference between a guilty and not guilty verdict. Eliminating the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice and correctional systems is part of the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201819 Views

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Grad students get new scholarships to help build the best B.C.

July 25, 2018 KELOWNA – Students in graduate-level degree programs at the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be able to focus more intently on research and innovation because of a $6-million scholarship fund that will also help recruit and retain the province’s brightest minds. “Graduate students at UBC are pushing the boundaries of research, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201814 Views

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VIU Receives International Recognition for High Teaching Standards

July 19, 2018 – 3:00pm Vancouver Island University is now recognized as a world leader in teaching excellence. At a special ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 18, UK-based Advance HE announced the overall winner for its 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award, Canada’s McMaster University, and presented trophies and certificates to VIU and the other […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201818 Views

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2018 Literacy Award Recipients

Each Award recipient receives a certificate, signed by the Premier of their province or territory, as well as a Council of the Federation Literacy Award medallion. The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201817 Views

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Selkirk College Alumnus Secures Prestigious National Award

July 16, 2018 Michael Graeme is the perfect example of where a Selkirk College education can lead when learners are motivated to get the most out of their experience. An alumnus, Graeme has explored the world over the last few years and continues to build on his knowledge and skills as the recipient of a […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201822 Views

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U of Victoria: Co-op links community and career for Indigenous student

July 13, 2018 As an Indigenous student, Kevin Perkins wanted related work experience that aligned with his heritage and career goals and to give back to the community. At the University of Victoria, Perkins found that blend of academics and culturally relevant work as part of the world’s only dedicated Indigenous co-op program. The UVic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201837 Views

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How a scholarly association is helping Indigenous writers to thrive – University Affairs

The Indigenous Voices Awards are just one way the Indigenous Literary Studies Association is building reciprocal relationships with artists. JUL 11 2018 On its face, the Indigenous Voices Awards gala that took place in Regina this spring was a celebration of Indigenous writers. Part book launch, part musical performance and part pub night, the event […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201823 Views

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