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Meet the Recipient of our 2020 Indigenous Law Student Scholarship!

As part of our commitment to supporting the development of Indigenous lawyers, First Peoples Law is pleased to announce the 2020 recipient of our $5,000 Indigenous Law Student Scholarship, awarded to an Indigenous law student with a demonstrated commitment to serving and advancing the interests of Indigenous Peoples. Everyone at First Peoples Law is extremely excited […]

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Capsule, CapU’s digital magazine, launches this week

This week we are launching Capsule, Capilano University’s new digital magazine. Capsule is the work of CapU’s marketing and digital experience team. We are a collective of diverse talents (including brand strategy, social media, design, writing, to name a few) but one common thread that unites us is our love of storytelling. We created Capsule […]

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Orange Shirt Day 2020 at UVic – University of Victoria

September 15, 2020 Online events to include a conversation between UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers and Phyllis Webstad, whose story sparked the drive to recognize Orange Shirt Day. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff in orange T-shirts gathered on the UVic Quad on a brilliant September day in 2019 to commemorate and honour the healing journey […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202020 Views

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Bob Rae and Steven Point to speak at UFV Peace and Reconciliation Centre launch – UFV Today

September 11, 2020 Bob Rae and Steven Point to speak at UFV Peace and Reconciliation Centre launch The University of the Fraser Valley is bringing two well known social justice advocates together on September 24 to celebrate the launch of its Peace and Reconciliation Centre (PARC). The virtual launch will be hosted by UFV’s Keith […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 20208 Views

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New Indigenous Strategic Plan establishes UBC’s role in upholding the rights of Indigenous Peoples

Sep 14, 2020 Today marks a significant milestone in UBC’s commitment to truth and reconciliation: the university will celebrate the launch of its new Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP). This makes UBC the first university in North America to commit to taking a human rights-based approach to its Indigenous strategic framework. The plan represents a university-wide […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 20209 Views

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Carrier Sekani Tribal Council ditches ‘western-centric’ library organizational system – CKPGToday.ca

PRINCE GEORGE—A local organization is ditching a “western-centric” organizational structure used in libraries world-wide for a new one that will take Indigenous issues into account. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is saying good-bye to the Dewey Decimal System, which organizes library materials by grouping them, via field of study, in ten different categories. The Tribal […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202017 Views

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LNG Canada delivers post-secondary funding to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students

September 9, 2020, Vancouver, B.C. – Building on its commitments to Indigenous communities in B.C., LNG Canada is pleased to announce its support for the Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards program provided by Indspire, an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. LNG Canada will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202022 Views

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New school ready to welcome Prince George students

Sept. 8, 2020 PRINCE GEORGE – The new Shas Ti Secondary Kelly Road Secondary school is complete and ready to welcome students. “Schools are the foundation of our communities, and this new school will provide Prince George students with more opportunity to succeed,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Education. “The new school’s modern design will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202043 Views

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B.C. government celebrates International Literacy Day through local literacy programs

Sept. 8, 2020 VICTORIA – Community-based Indigenous, adult and family literacy programs funded through the B.C. government help British Columbians gain skills in reading, writing, math and digital literacy. “We know that training people to build their future through literacy is one of the quickest ways to level the playing field, break down barriers and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202012 Views

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How disparities in health care hurt Black and Indigenous peoples – The Peak

On June 19, CBC published an article investigating allegations of a “game” being played in the emergency room where health officials would guess the blood alcohol level of Indigenous patients. While these are allegations, they point to a deeper problem of discrimination in health care. This is far from the first instance where Indigenous peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202021 Views

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