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UBC: Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at school: study

Oct 19, 2021 Fifty-eight per cent of Canadian youth say they have seen kids insulted, bullied or excluded based on their race or ethnicity at school, according to new survey data from the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Fourteen per cent say they’ve experienced it themselves, with visible minority […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20215 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Project With UBC Commercially Operational

TORONTO, ONTARIO – October 18th, 2021 – Further to its press release dated July 15th, 2021, Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (TSXV: FLT; OTC QX: TAKOF; Frankfurt:  A2AMGZ or ABB.F) (the “Company” or “DDC”) is pleased to announce that effective October 18th, 2021, its University of British Columbia (“UBC”) drone delivery solution at the Stellat’en First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202110 Views

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Expert Q&A: Sea otters boost genetic diversity of eelgrass meadows

October 14, 2021 A unique interaction between sea otters and the flowing plant known as eelgrass has researchers looking closer at the co-evolution of the two species. In a paper published today in the journal Science, University of Victoria geography PhD graduate, Erin Foster, explains how the digging activities of sea otters disturbs eelgrass beds, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202121 Views

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High hopes in new vision for UVic research and creative works

October 14, 2021 Curiosity-driven research and creative pursuit is at the heart of Aspiration 2030, the University of Victoria’s new research and creative works strategy that is a bold, new roadmap to create a better world through curiosity, engagement and innovation. Guided by the university community’s principles, environment and deep respect for past learning, UVic […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202111 Views

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Media Advisory – Tk’emlúps to Gaza Walkathon for Children on October 17

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 15, 2021 – Volunteers from the International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF), the BCMA-Masjid Al-Salaam and Education Centre, the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society (KAFS), and the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society (VAFCS) will be among those walking in Deer Lake Park in Burnaby on Sunday, October 17 to support children’s programs in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202115 Views

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CDI College Raises $4,500 for Orange Shirt Society with Student Fundraiser

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – CDI College led a student fundraiser to raise money for Orange Shirt Day, or the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in BC. Orange T-shirts were sold by donation to students and other members of the community, and the total amount raised was $4,500 towards the Orange Shirt Society. Prior […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202112 Views

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Coast Mountain College adds student housing, updated library

Oct. 14, 2021 TERRACE – Students at the Coast Mountain College (CMTN) Terrace campus have access to more housing and improved facilities with the opening of 108 student beds and a renovated library. The design of both spaces was informed by CMTN’s First Nations Council, students and staff to create a culturally safe environment that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202115 Views

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TRU honours first Indigenous female judge – The Omega

Oct. 13, 2021 At Convocation, TRU celebrated the accomplishments of the honourable Marion Buller The Honourable Marion Buller received an honour from TRU for her remarkable leadership and efforts to establish equal justice for Indigenous people. On Oct. 8, TRU hosted its Fall 2021 Virtual Convocation honouring the newest graduating class. In that celebration, TRU […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202110 Views

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UVic art exhibitions to see this fall

October 12, 2021 In addition to scheduled exhibitions by UVic students, faculty and visiting artists in the visual arts program, the UVic Legacy Art Gallery Downtown operates as a lively and engaging centre for art that is easily accessible to the community and features rotating exhibitions. On campus, Legacy features over 2,000 works of art from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202111 Views

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Local locks sheared in support of Indigenous language scholarship – UFV Today

We’ve all heard of COVID hair. A certain segment of the population saw the pandemic as an opportunity to unleash their 1980s hair-band or 1970s prog-rock look as people worked from home and were reluctant to venture out to the hairdresser or barber shop. Now as people gradually return to the office, some come with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202129 Views

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