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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada provides over $2.5 million to four British Columbia coastal communities to increase availability of maritime data

From: Transport Canada News release November 30, 2018 Victoria Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada’s oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. The Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection Plan, is making sure our coasts are protected in a modern and advanced way. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201810 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201822 Views

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Langara College receives $440,000 grant for two innovative projects

Nov 6, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Langara College has been awarded grants totaling $440K from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), under the College and Community Innovation Program and the College and Community Social Innovation Fund in support of two exciting projects. One of the projects aims to bridge the gap […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201843 Views

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UNBC Recognized for Gains in Research Funding

October 25, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has been recognized for making significant gains in research funding in a national ranking of Canadian universities. UNBC’s research funding for Fiscal 2017 increased by 29.8%, from $7.6 million to $9.9 million, the second-largest growth in research income for a primarily undergraduate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201823 Views

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UNBC Researcher Named Banting Fellow

September 25, 2018 For the second year in a row, a postdoctoral researcher at UNBC has received a Banting Fellowship, a prestigious national research award. Dr. Vanessa Sloan Morgan is the recipient of a 2017-18 Banting Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The award provides $70,000 a year in funding for up […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201827 Views

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In debate over first PM’s legacy, vast majority say John A. MacDonald’s name, image should stay in public view

Most say Canada spends too much time apologizing for residential schools and should move on September 5, 2018 – As a long summer of discussion over the legacy of the country’s residential school system and dispute over the subsequent actions of politicians comes to an end, Canadians are weighing in. After a decision by Victoria, B.C.’s […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201822 Views

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Lessons from Clayoquot Sound for the Trans Mountain pipeline protests – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 28, 2018  By David Tindall, Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia; Joanna Robinson, Associate professor, York University, Canada, and Mark CJ Stoddart, Associate professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201826 Views

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Michael Smith Foundation grant awarded to Cooper to fund research on Indigenous community health – UFV Today

August 20, 2018 Dr. Elizabeth Cooper, a post-doctoral fellow in the Faculty of Health Sciences ay UFV, has been awarded funding from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee (MSFHR) program and will lead projects examining Indigenous health and community well-being over a one-year term. The MSFHR trainee program is funded by the BC […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201843 Views

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Parks Canada’s Research Vessel Departs Victoria for a Voyage of Archaeology and Science

From: Parks Canada RV David Thompson sets course on an 18,500-kilometre long journey August 9, 2018 Victoria, British Columbia Parks Canada Agency The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced that Parks Canada’s newest research vessel, RV David Thompson, has left Victoria on a journey of research, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201837 Views

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