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Métis students caring for the community’s future with support worker program

March 29, 2018 Sixteen Métis participants in the Lower Mainland have the opportunity to create a brighter future for themselves, their families and their community, with the launch of the Métis Community Support Worker program. “This partnership, between the University of the Fraser Valley and Métis Nation British Columbia, is helping Métis students get training […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201817 Views

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UNBC: Berger, Hill scheduled to receive Honorary Degrees

March 29, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – Thomas Berger, a prominent lawyer and former B.C. Supreme Court Justice and Lawrence Hill, a critically acclaimed Canadian author and screenwriter are slated to receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees during at the 2018 convocation at the University of Northern British Columbia’s Prince George campus on May 25. In […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201815 Views

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Selkirk College Welcomes Dr. Leroy Little Bear

MAR 29 2018 From a residential school on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta to the founding director of Harvard University’s Native American Program, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is recognized as one of the continent’s leaders in the advancement and acceptance of Indigenous worldview in education. Hailing from the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta, he […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201826 Views

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Losing children to foster care endangers mothers’ lives – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 31, 2018 By Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, PhD student in Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba 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: Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, PhD student […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201811 Views

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Cheslatta Carrier Nation opens new Education Centre – CFNR

A new facility will bring more education opportunities to a First Nation in the Burns Lake area. The Cheslatta Carrier Nation held the grand opening of its Education Centre Wednesday. As part of the opening, the Cheslatta also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the College of New Caledonia which the college says will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201821 Views

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Songhees Nation students prepping for culinary arts program

Twenty-four Indigenous learners from the Songhees Nation will get the education and skills they need to thrive and succeed with the launch of the new culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management program. “The partnership between Songhees Nation and Camosun College breaks down barriers to education for many learners by actually delivering skills training in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201826 Views

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Okanagan College: Budget provides growth in programs, services for College

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s $112-million operating budget for 2018-19 will help provide new programs, new student support, and help address pressures that have come with recent years’ growth. The budget, passed Tuesday by the College’s Board of Governors, will add 13 new instructional positions in a variety of programs, including arts, science, technology, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201824 Views

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TRU: Indigenous mentoring through Ch’nook Scholars program

March 26, 2018 Alongside their usual workload this year, five Indigenous TRU School of Business and Economics (SoBE) students have been participating in an extracurricular program that is fostering the development of leadership skills. Through the Ch’nook Scholars Program—an initiative that supports Indigenous business students throughout BC—SoBE students Christen Pretty, Dustin Petroff, Keante Joe, Kristen Johnny and Rochelle […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201819 Views

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FNHC: Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey 2018 Youth Leaders Program

The FNHC is now accepting applications for First Nation leaders aged 16 to 30 years to participate in the inaugural Youth Leaders Program at Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey IX, May 15-17, 2018. There are 10 spots available – one male and one female from each BC region. The 10 Youth Leaders selected will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201818 Views

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Celebrating Construction and Skilled Trades Month in April

March 26, 2018 VICTORIA – The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training are raising awareness about careers in construction throughout April. “Construction and Skilled Trades Month is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the job opportunities in the building trades, especially as the industry is booming,” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201815 Views

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