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VIU Awards Honorary Degree to Dr. Michael Hawes

May 31, 2018 – 10:45am Hawes to receive Honorary Doctor of Letters at VIU’s June 6 afternoon Convocation ceremony On the cusp of dramatic and far-reaching change, researchers are connecting, under the leadership of Dr. Michael Hawes, in their quest for a better tomorrow. Hawes, CEO of Fulbright Canada, the world’s most prestigious and largest […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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#TRUgrad you did it! Valedictorians, medal winners, other convocation by the numbers

May 30, 2018 Congratulations #TRUgrad, you did it! Spring Convocation 2018 is June 6-8 at the Tournament Capital Centre and is our biggest celebration of the year. It is a time to pause and applaud the hard work you put in toward completing certificates, diplomas, undergraduate degrees, post-baccalaureates and graduate degrees offered by TRU. This is a time to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201810 Views

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NEC: Another Exciting Partnership with Vancity Savings

NEC is also excited to announce another new partnership with Vancity Savings! Vancity has been a long-time supporter of the Native Education College and now they will also be providing training, internships, and employment through our Essential Skills for Indigenous Business program. Through this partnership, ESIB students are provided with job shadowing, mock interviews, paid […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201810 Views

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VIU Honours First Nations Advocate with Honorary Degree

May 29, 2018 Gene Anne Joseph, the first librarian of First Nations heritage in BC, will receive Doctor of Laws at VIU’s June 5 convocation ceremony Since childhood, Gene Anne Joseph was always happiest with a book in hand. “My parents and family would joke that I wouldn’t move in an earthquake if I was […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201811 Views

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NIC launches online Aboriginal leadership certificate

May 29, 2018 NIC’s new Aboriginal Leadership certificate draws upon the wisdom of elders and localized knowledge to prepare students for management and administrative careers. The online certificate, which starts in September 2018, was created after the K’omoks First Nation approached NIC about the need for a program that would prepare staff with practical skills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201819 Views

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Justin Trudeau’s risky gamble on the Trans Mountain pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 30, 2018 By David Tindall, Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: David Tindall, Professor of Sociology, University […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201810 Views

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Songhees Nation and Royal Roads University outline objectives for property in framework agreement

Songhees Nation and Royal Roads University have signed a framework agreement outlining their key objectives and outcomes for the future of the Royal Roads property, building on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) both parties signed one year ago. “This framework agreement is a planning guide that identifies our respective goals, shared values and priorities on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201816 Views

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UBC experts on purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline

May 29, 2018    |   For more information, contact Thandi Fletcher UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s announcement Tuesday that it is spending $4.5 billion to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan. Kathryn Harrison Department of Political Science Cell: 778-968-4923 Email: kathryn.harrison@ubc.ca Environmental politics and policy issues Federalism, federal-provincial relations Kinder […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201812 Views

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VIU Shortlisted for International Teaching Excellence Award

May 28, 2018 Institution one of 17 finalists from six countries Vancouver Island University (VIU) is receiving international recognition for its high standard of teaching and learning. VIU has been named a finalist for the Higher Education Academy’s 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award. Introduced last year in association with Times Higher Education, the award recognizes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201813 Views

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Canada-BC partnership awards $700,000 to Royal Roads for community-based certificate program

May 24, 2018 Royal Roads University and Kitselas First Nation are working together to meet educational and capacity building needs for the nation right at home, thanks to funding provided through the Aboriginal Community-Based Training Partnerships Program. The program, a federal-provincial partnership funded through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement, awarded $700,000 to Royal Roads […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201842 Views

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