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Local libraries benefit from provincial funding

The Alberta government is providing $50 million this year to improve access and services at libraries. The funding includes increased operating grants to help libraries keep pace with the province’s growing population and to ensure that all Albertans have a welcoming space to learn, play, share and research. The money, from Budget 2017, also strengthens […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 201716 Views

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Alumni Association names Jamie Ahksistowaki Medicine Crane as Alumna of the Year – U of Lethbridge

May 25, 2017 An activist, advocate, educator and artist, Jamie Ahksistowaki Medicine Crane (BEd ’05) has made an indelible impression on the way education is delivered to Indigenous communities, all the while promoting Indigenous rights, women’s rights, human rights and justice. The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Medicine Crane as the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201711 Views

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Alberta colleges receive much-needed funding

May 25, 2017 Four colleges across the province will receive more than $21.78 million to improve student learning opportunities and campus infrastructure. Twelve projects at the colleges will receive funding from the provincial government and the federal government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF). The money will contribute to the modernization of existing facilities, improve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201715 Views

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The 12th PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards

  The 12th PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards We are giving away $15,000 in scholarships! There is a HUGE demand for Aboriginal financial management professionals however very few of our young people are pursuing an education in financial management after high school. That is why AFOA Canada and PotashCorp have come together to offer […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201731 Views

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The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) 2017 Professional Development Scholarship & Bursary Program

The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC)  2017 Professional Development Scholarship & Bursary Program ILC BURSARY PROGRAM The ILC is pleased to be offering nine (9) $1,000 Bursary Scholarships.  Bursaries are open to post-secondary students enrolled in the following Academic Programs: Business Administration; Business Management; Accounting; Commerce and/or other Finance related programs. (Preference is given to Indigenous Students) CLICK […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201750 Views

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NorQuest College calls renowned Alberta artist one of its own

May 23, 2017 NorQuest College will confer an honorary diploma upon Alberta Indigenous artist Alex Janvier May 25 at Edmonton’s Winspear Centre during Convocation 2017. With this honour, the latest of many presented to him over his heralded career, Janvier has now taken the time to paint a proverbial picture on why his character, image, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 20178 Views

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U of Alberta: The Writing Stick

Conference to foster conversations on editing and publishing Indigenous stories and writers June 8 to 10. May 23, 2017 “The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories” conference takes place June 8 to 10, 2017 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. It will foster conversations on editing and publishing Indigenous stories and writers. The conference […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201714 Views

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Northside Dodge honours Rita Simons with $100,000 gift for Lethbridge College student awards

May 23, 2017 – Northside Lethbridge Dodge has honoured one of its own by making a generous gift in support of post-secondary education and Lethbridge College. Today, the company and college announced a gift of $100,000 to create the Rita Simons Memorial student awards. Rita Simons was the mother of Diane Simons and the grandmother […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201714 Views

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Vet med scholars share science in the remote Arctic – UToday

May 18, 2017 Local youth in northern schools get hands-on look at research into muskox health This series celebrates University of Calgary community-partnered outreach projects as part of Science Odyssey, Canada’s largest celebration of discovery and innovation and for the way science shapes our daily lives. Their families share the Arctic tundra with muskoxen and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 201717 Views

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Cleanup boost for old oil and gas sites to create jobs

May 18, 2017 Albertans will have a cleaner, safer environment and more jobs in the process thanks to a funding boost to address orphaned wells. The Alberta government has introduced legislation that would allow it to lend the Orphan Well Association (OWA) $235 million to speed up proper abandonment and reclamation of a growing number […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201723 Views

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