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U of Lethbridge: Former Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Paul Martin, to be given honorary degree at Fall 2019 Convocation

The University of Lethbridge is proud to celebrate the nation-building contributions of Canada’s 21st prime minister, the Right Honourable Paul Martin, by presenting him with an honorary degree at the Fall 2019 Convocation ceremony. A key figure in helping to erase Canada’s deficit in the late 1990s while serving as minister of finance, Martin’s term […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20199 Views

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Lethbridge College: What’s Happening On Campus – Oct. 15-20, 2019

Oct 15, 2019 Engineering Design and Drafting receives national accreditation A representative of Technology Accreditation Canada will present the faculty of Lethbridge College’s Engineering Design and Drafting program with a certificate recognizing national program accreditation. The presentation will be held in the Garden Court restaurant. Accreditation provides students with the confidence that the skills and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201912 Views

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Student-designed app uses augmented reality to bring Blackfoot language to life at Riddell Library and Learning Centre

Oct. 10, 2019 A new app developed by a third-year Mount Royal University information design student uses augmented reality (AR) to translate Blackfoot signage in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC) into English, with pronunciation prompts. Blackfoot way-finding signage was incorporated into the building of the RLLC. Now with the app, non-Blackfoot speakers understand […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201917 Views

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Education campaign for Indigenous youth hopes to reduce cannabis use before driving – CTV News

October 4, 2019 A new impaired driving video has been released to help educate Indigenous youth about cannabis use and driving. The video, called DUI FYI, was created by BearPaw Media. It is 12 minutes, and features two Indigenous actors who use a bit of humour to help get the important message across. According to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201919 Views

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SU officially adopts all Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee recommendations – The Gateway Online

Relationship between ASC and SU will “strengthen” through the recommendations The Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee held a launch party to commemorate the Students’ Union adopting over 60 of their recommendations. The Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee (ARRC) is a sub-committee of the Students’ Union dedicated to empowering the voices of Indigenous students. This combination […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201920 Views

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Lethbridge College: What’s Happening On Campus – Oct. 1-6 , 2019

Oct 1, 2019 Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. College community recognizes Orange Shirt Day Lethbridge College invites students, staff and the broader community to join us in a spirit of reconciliation and hope, recognizing the legacy of Canada’s residential schools and honouring the resilience and culture of Indigenous peoples. A short Orange Shirt Day program […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201932 Views

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Indigenous educator reflects on residential schools, First Nations challenges on Orange Shirt Day – Global News

September 30, 2019 As an Orange Shirt Day event was held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School in northwest Edmonton on Monday, a local Indigenous educator reflected on why the annual tradition resonates for her community and across Canada. “It’s our role to create this awareness of the truth, and also more of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201917 Views

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Orange Shirt Day: Statement from Minister Wilson

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement about Orange Shirt Day: “About 12,000 residential school survivors and their families live in Alberta. They are our friends and our neighbours. For generations, they have carried with them trauma of being pulled from their families, punished for speaking their languages and, far too often, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201913 Views

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Top 5: Albertan authors – Gateway Online

Alberta has many talented writers Leisure reading is a great way to unplug, relax, and support artists in the process. While there’s a great and beautiful legacy of Canadian literature from the twentieth century that many of us are familiar with — I know you all watched The Handmaid’s Tale — there are also so […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201915 Views

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U of L education students participate in Orange Shirt Day

University of Lethbridge education students will be participating in Orange Shirt Day on Monday, Sept. 30 as part of a three-day conference designed to build foundational knowledge about First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. Orange Shirt Day was created to educate people about the residential school system and the impact it had on Indigenous communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201917 Views

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