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Capilano University honours extraordinary alumni change makers

North Vancouver, B.C. April 13, 2021 – With a new, more accessible livestream format for 2021, Capilano University invites the public to attend the Alumni Awards of Excellence at 7 p.m. on April 15th and meet the individuals behind the awards. Mo Amir, host of the podcast This Is VANCOLOUR, will MC the event and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20216 Views

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Baking healthy bannock 101: connecting with Indigenous culture in the kitchen – SFU

April 14, 2021 Move over sourdough – you can learn how to make healthy versions of bannock, the delicious, moist, quick bread symbolic among many Indigenous people. On World Health Day, April 7, the Office for Aboriginal People hosted a virtual workshop to share healthy bannock recipes. Chef Andrew George, Wet’suwet’en, with Nicola Valley Institute […]

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New NIC president, Lisa Domae, launches draft strategic plan

NIC’s new president, Lisa Domae, PhD, kicked off her first official day by releasing the College’s draft strategic plan for consultation. Domae previously served as NIC’s Executive Vice President, Academic and Chief Operating Officer and started her term as NIC President April 12. “Lisa has a broad knowledge of the region and a determination to […]

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Emergency funding boost supports student success in Metro Vancouver

April 9, 2021 VANCOUVER – Students attending post-secondary institutions in Metro Vancouver have access to emergency assistance funding to help them cope with financial pressures caused by COVID-19. “This emergency financial assistance provides an important safety net for students to ensure they have the funds to focus on continuing their education,” said Anne Kang, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202115 Views

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Announcing Our 2021 Honorary Doctorate + Emily Award Recipients

April 09, 2021 This year’s recipients will receive their honours during ECU’s virtual 2021 Convocation ceremony. Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce 2021 Honorary Doctorates will be bestowed upon educator, scholar and writer Eve Tuck; and director, writer and producer Nettie Wild. This year’s Emily Award will be presented to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202113 Views

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UNBC expands Bachelor of Education regional program offering

A proposed new delivery model for UNBC’s Bachelor of Education elementary stream at our regional campuses will allow students in both Terrace and Quesnel to complete their studies close to home. Terrace and Quesnel B.C. – Students across northern British Columbia will soon have more options to pursue an undergraduate elementary stream education degree closer […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202133 Views

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UNBC: Elder Gagnon scheduled to receive Honorary Degree

Marcel Gagnon is an accomplished artist and Lheidli T’enneh Elder who is dedicated to sharing knowledge and understanding surrounding his cultural teachings, and was instrumental in bringing the Indigenous Court System to Prince George. He’ll receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at UNBC’s 2021 virtual Convocation on June 25. Prince George, B.C. – Marcel […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202113 Views

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BC Government: Skills training, education key to recovery for Indigenous communities

April 7, 2021 VICTORIA – More than 1,700 Indigenous people in communities throughout British Columbia will be able to access education or skills training for in-demand jobs. “By improving accessibility of education and training, we are creating pathways for Indigenous people to get the skills they need for family- and community-supporting jobs that will also […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202114 Views

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School district able to prioritize Aboriginal employees – Toronto Star

Richmond is the first B.C. community to be able to provide preferential hiring and layoff protection for teachers who identify as Aboriginal. The new provisions are part of a special program approval from the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner, a provincial body that aims to address inequality and discrimination. Richmond Teachers’ Association president Liz […]

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Chilliwack School Board must take action to better support students

CHILLIWACK – Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, is directing the Chilliwack Board of Education to take specific actions to create a safe, welcoming and inclusive school community for all students following the review of the board by special advisors. On Dec. 22, 2020, the minister appointed special advisors Lynn Smith, QC, and Mike McKay to […]

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