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The NCCIH announces new Academic Co-Leads

After 20 years of visionary leadership, Dr. Margo Greenwood, a scholar of Cree descent, is moving on from the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health to her new appointment as a Senator representing British Columbia in the federal government. Dr. Sheila Blackstock and Dr. Daniel Sims, both Indigenous scholars and Associate Professors at the University […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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MNBC Announces New Standards of Practice for Skills Training, Employment, Post-Secondary

February 1, 2023 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is pleased to announce new Standards of Practice (SOP), a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to promote accountability, transparency, and responsible governance within the organization. The new Standards of Practice will go in to effect for all programs in the Ministry of Skills Training, Employment, and Post-Secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20235 Views

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Langara College President Dr. Paula Burns awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

Vancouver, BC – At a ceremony in Calgary on Friday, January 27, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns was awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for her outstanding service and dedication to the field of adult education in Alberta. The commemorative medal was created by the Government of Alberta to mark […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20239 Views

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Turning to Indigenous Knowledge in creating Hep C Awareness – RRU

January 31, 2023 When the Canadian Institute for Health Research funded Royal Roads Doctor of Social Sciences student Kate Dunn with a Doctoral Research Award for First Nations Métis and/or Inuit Health in Canada, she knew that her approach would be different. In the spring of 2021, Dunn set out to spend just over a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20237 Views

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2023 ChildCareBC Awards of Excellence nominations now open

Feb. 1, 2023 VICTORIA – Nominations are open to honour child care providers who go above and beyond to help children achieve their best, or who have shown innovation, demonstrated leadership or used partnerships to advance child care in their community. The ChildCareBC Awards of Excellence recognize and honour the outstanding achievements of people, organizations, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20238 Views

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Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate Program

NVIT is offering a cohort training program for Aboriginal ECE in Lax Kw’alaams. The program is scheduled for January 3, 2022. Successful graduates will be eligible for local employment. Program requirements Grade 12 diploma or mature status (19 years of age), including English 12 or an equivalent course 40 hours of volunteer and/or work experience, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20238 Views

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12,700 spaces at $10-a-day centres saving families thousands

Jan. 30, 2023 VICTORIA – More than 725 child care spaces are joining the $10 a Day ChildCareBC program in February, bringing the number of spaces to 12,700 and helping families across the province save thousands of dollars per year. These spaces help reduce costs for families in British Columbia and further develop high-quality, affordable […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20236 Views

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Métis learners have dedicated support to pursue post-secondary

January 26, 2023 Métis post-secondary students in B.C. are benefitting from scholarship funding specifically for them, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Province and Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). The Province provided $145,000 in scholarship funding last year to MNBC to provide financial assistance for Métis post-secondary and skills training learners in B.C. Established […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202310 Views

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KPU’s new grad parchments feature both English and the language spoken by Kwantlen First Nation – Peace Arch News

Jan. 26, 2023 The hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language can already be seen in more places around KPU Graduates of Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will be among the first in Canada to receive Indigenous-language parchments, or diplomas. KPU’s new parchments feature a blend of English and hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (pronounced HUN-kuh-MEE-num), spoken by the Kwantlen First Nation. Starting at convocation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202313 Views

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BCIT named in Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2023

January 25, 2023 The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) was recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 for the second consecutive year. BCIT ranked 37 out of 300 organizations from 25 different industries. The annual list released by Forbes in partnership with Statistica Inc., identifies best employers based on independent surveys […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202312 Views

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