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The Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada he Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality August 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender equality benefits everyone—if we are to build a stronger and more prosperous country, we need to ensure that everyone has a real and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20198 Views

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Indigenous law and governance centre at U of A receives federal funding – Folio

Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge uses Indigenous legal traditions to support community governance. A new University of Alberta centre that supports Indigenous law and governance through community-led, collaborative research received a boost on Tuesday. David Lametti, the federal minister of justice, announced a $135,000 grant for the Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge, an innovative centre […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201913 Views

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Metis Nation Alberta: Gear up for School

August 13th, 2019 Need a little help with school supplies for your kindergartner, grade 1 or 2 child this year? Contact your regional office for information on when to get you school supply kit! Check the poster for full details! View Image NT5

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201911 Views

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U of A signs Dimensions Charter supporting diversity in research – Folio

National agreement encourages wider range of perspectives and experiences in post-secondary institutions. The president of the University of Alberta joined the federal minister of science and sport Monday to sign a new charter focusing on inclusion and diversity in Canadian post-secondary institutions. David H. Turpin joined Minister Kirsty Duncan in a signing ceremony to endorse […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20197 Views

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Student vets start rotations in Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations – University Affairs

“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.” A new rotation at the University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine is providing fourth-year students the chance to participate in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201911 Views

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U of A students learn Indigenous art of porcupine quilling – Folio

Native studies class introduces students to a cultural tradition and the meaning behind it. Skinning a porcupine in a University of Alberta classroom isn’t a normal occurrence, but for some students, it’s a transformative experience. “A lot of us have not been raised learning our cultural traditions or ways of doing things, so I think […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201911 Views

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Auditor General issues 2018 report on Alberta’s post-secondary institutions

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Auditor General Doug Wylie issued his 2018 report on post-secondary institutions on August 7 noting which institutions have effective financial processes and reporting, and where improvement is needed. The report shows 19 of Alberta’s 20 public post-secondary institutions have adequate systems for accurate and timely financial reporting. For the third year […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201910 Views

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Nechi Institute in Edmonton celebrates 45 years of helping Indigenous students – APTN News

August 6, 2019 For 45 years the Nechi Institute near Edmonton has been training mostly Indigenous students. The institute teaches short term and long term courses in areas like addictions and counselling. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/08/06/nechi-institute-in-edmonton-celebrates-45-years-of-helping-indigenous-students/

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201911 Views

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45th Anniversary Conference Celebrations – Celebrating Our Resilience-Oct 15-17, 2019

Join us for Nechi Institute’s 45th Anniversary Conference Celebrations in Edmonton, Alberta! We are proud to bring to you world renowned KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Douglas Cardinal Architect, Georgina Lightning Filmmaker and Edmund Metatawabin Author, along with Alberta’s Finest leaders Treaty 6 Grand Chief, Wilton P. Littlechild and Frog Lake First Nation Chief Greg Desjarlais. These great […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201915 Views

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Tsuut’ina formalizes SR1 opposition – Airdrie Today

The Tsuut’ina First Nation is the latest voice to formally join the chorus of opposition to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1). “Yesterday, with all that knowledge and data before us, and understanding full well the emotions this issue generates, our council took the forceful and final step in our deliberations,” Chief Lee Crowchild said during […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201935 Views

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