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Announcing U of A’s 14th President and Vice-chancellor

To the University of Alberta Community: It is my honour and privilege to announce that Bill Flanagan has been named the 14th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Alberta, effective July 1, 2020. A week ago, I planned to share this exciting news with you today in person, but the rapid response to COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202020 Views

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Nechi Institute still looking for new home following eviction – APTN News

March 21, 2020 Late last year the Alberta government evicted the Nechi Institute from its home of 45 years. The organization provides training on opioid addiction, abuse and prevention. Now with two weeks left until the deadline it is still looking for a new place to call its own. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/21/nechi-institute-still-looking-for-new-home-following-eviction/

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202017 Views

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Alberta sets guidelines for students to learn at home while classes cancelled – CBC

All Grade 12 diploma exams cancelled. Grade 6 and 9 provincial achievement tests also nixed Mar 20, 2020 All Alberta students will be expected to learn at home under new education guidelines announced Friday by the province. Classes were cancelled March 15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Government expects that every student, regardless of their […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202021 Views

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AB Government: Continuing student learning

New guidelines are in place to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency. Government has worked with the Alberta School Boards Association, the College of Alberta School Superintendents, the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Association of Independent Schools & Colleges of Alberta to identify how to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202021 Views

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Rupertsland Institute’s Response to the COVID-19 Situation

March 16, 2020 Everything we do at Rupertsland Institute is about serving our people. The health and safety of our employees, clients and other stakeholders is our top priority – and always will be. While ensuring Rupertsland Institute operations are maintained, we’ve taken several proactive measures to mitigate the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202026 Views

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Drop-in centre offers help and hope to LGBTQ street kids – Folio

Newly expanded centre provides a safe space and free support services for some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable youth. Corey Wyness has a singular mission in life—offering hope to vulnerable LGBTQ2+ street kids and young adults who “just keep falling through every crack until they hit rock bottom.” As a project co-ordinator for the University of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 202027 Views

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Witness Blanket memorial to atrocities of residential schools officially opens at Mount Royal University

March 11, 2020 The symbolic protection of a blanket and the suffering caused by residential schools come together as the exhibition, Witness Blanket, begins its stay at Mount Royal University’s Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC) from March 9 to April 30. The exhibition is open daily to members of the public. Inspired by a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202053 Views

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Dr. Robert Murray Installed as GPRC’s Ninth President and CEO

March 6th, 2020 GRANDE PRAIRIE – GPRC Board of Governors officially installed Dr. Robert Murray as GPRC’s ninth President and CEO during a ceremony March 6, 2020. The ceremony marked the return of the academic tradition to GPRC and included invited dignitaries from across Alberta, fellow college and university leaders from across Canada along with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202033 Views

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U of L appoints new manager of Indigenous Student Services

Lindi Shade (BA ’06) brings plenty of wellness experience to her new role as manager of Indigenous Student Services at Iikaisskini Gathering Place, and she’s eager to help students succeed and build cross-cultural connections. Originally from the Kainai First Nation, Shade completed a bachelor of arts with a major in psychology at the U of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202037 Views

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Free workshops providing entrepreneurship training at MRU to Indigenous groups, women, newcomers and youth

Feb. 27, 2020 Mount Royal University and The Diversity Institute at Ryerson University are reaching out to diverse groups, including newcomers to Canada, Indigenous populations, women and youth, with a series of free workshops to support their entrepreneurial goals. “We’re proud to partner with The Diversity Institute at Ryerson University to provide these workshops that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202059 Views

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