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After a decade, the beloved Shakespeare Garden returns to UFV with an expanded purpose – UFV Today

It was a time of reflection and growth when dozens gathered to unveil UFV’s new Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Friday, July 16. Though the latest incarnation was planted recently, its roots run very deep. If you were involved in Chilliwack’s arts community during the 1990s and 2000s, chances […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202112 Views

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Environmental DNA research builds on Indigenous ecological knowledge

Indigenous ecological knowledge (IEK) is the basis for local level decision-making in food security, human and animal health, education and other vital economic and social activities. In the emerging field of environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis, a non-destructive, rapid and cost-effective way of gathering accurate biodiversity information, the value of IEK is even more critical. This […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202118 Views

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BladeRunners prepares youth at-risk for work

July 23, 2021 VICTORIA – Young at-risk and unemployed British Columbians who are looking for help starting a career will receive a boost, thanks to a multi-year government investment in the BladeRunners program. “The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected the employment opportunities of young British Columbians,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202132 Views

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RRU: Making mine rescue women’s work

Once she had earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees, excelled in the male-dominated world of mining, started a consulting business and run a non-profit, you might think Kari Lentowicz would take a rest. But you’d be wrong. The Saskatchewan resident also launched Diamonds in the Rough (DITR) with colleagues Bruce Coley and Randy De Cecco. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202111 Views

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UVic PhD student Monique Auger named Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation 2021 Scholar – Martlet

Monique Auger could be heard shrieking for joy outside her home on the day she was told she had been selected as one of the 15 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s 2021 Scholars. The UVic PhD student was chosen from amongst 643 applicants for the prestigious leadership program for her academic excellence, leadership, and resilience. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202112 Views

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Education roundtable defines anti-racism action plan

July 15, 2021 VICTORIA – A community roundtable will bring together nearly 40 community organizations, rightsholders and education partners to address racism in education and help shape the provincial K-12 Anti-Racism in Education Action Plan. “Through the community roundtable, we will listen and learn how to build more inclusive and supportive school communities and programs […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202114 Views

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RBC gives $80,000 to support Indigenous students at NIC

Jul 14, 2021 Indigenous students at North Island College will be able to access expanded support to complete their education, thanks to an $80,000 donation from RBC and the RBC Foundation. The money is part of RBC’s commitment to empowering young Canadians by improving access to skills, education and resilience they need to succeed through […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202114 Views

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32 Indigenous people are UBC honorary degree recipients – The Ubyssey

July 14, 2021 UBC Vancouver has awarded 32 honorary degrees to Indigenous people. The number of Indigenous recipients of these awards was questioned by one Twitter user following news that UBC would review John O’Grady’s honorary degree after the discovery of 215 Indigenous children’s remains at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. This number is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202113 Views

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‘Solidarity’ Exhibitions Spotlight Connections Between Indigenous and Chinese-Canadian Artists

The two upcoming group shows form part of a year-long programming series, which will include workshops, public forums and other events. A pair of upcoming group exhibitions showcase artistic exchange between local Indigenous and Chinese-Canadian artists. Presented by Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, the two exhibitions are part of a year-long public program. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202119 Views

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Mitacs is Helping to Empower Indigenous Innovation in Canada

VANCOUVER, BC, July 13, 2021 – With ‘Indigenous Pathways’ Mitacs wants to help by contributing 75% of the funding required on eligible projects.  A major opportunity for Indigenous businesses, nonprofits and students As are many companies around the world, Indigenous-owned organizations are looking to innovate in order to grow and achieve their strategic goals.  But […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 20218 Views

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