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New program offers help to aspiring MDs from low-income and Indigenous backgrounds – Folio

Free student-led MCAT course supports applicants from diverse backgrounds. January 17 2018 Medical students at the University of Alberta launched a new initiative to increase diversity in health professions by reducing obstacles to applying to medical school. The MD Admissions Initiative for Diversity & Equity (MD AIDE) will make it easier for post-secondary students from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20188 Views

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Save the date! Have a Heart Day 2018

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are. Last year more than 700 students from 20 different schools, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201812 Views

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How I wrote a symphony about the changing Canadian Arctic – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 16, 2018 By Vincent Ho, Adjunct associate, University of Calgary THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Vincent Ho, Adjunct associate, University of Calgary Almost […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201811 Views

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How do we Indigenize post-secondary curriculum? – U Calgary

PhD candidate reflects on developing pedagogy based on principles of respect, compassion, humility, reciprocity and kindness Being both a Blackfoot woman who grew up in a reserve community as well as a post-secondary educator, I live Indigenous perspectives and teach them from a place of experience. As one of the research assistants working on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201813 Views

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A Q & A with Faculty of Native Studies Student Mark Oldershaw – U of AB

January 12, 2018 Native Studies undergraduate student Mark Oldershaw completed a summer internship in Ottawa through the Summer Leadership Program. Mark shares his experience working in the Liberal Research Bureau. In the summer of 2017, Mark Oldershaw completed a four month internship in Ottawa through the Summer Leadership Program. The program gives young people an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201813 Views

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Rising-star Indigenous Artist Meryl McMaster explores identity through self-portraiture

It is with excitement and great anticipation that the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery welcomes Meryl McMaster’s Confluence to the main gallery, January 18 through March 15. A rising star in the Canadian art world, McMasters’s series of photographic self-portraiture explores identity, representation, storytelling and the environment in this touring exhibition from Carleton University Art […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201815 Views

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Gaps in health care launch parent on journey to transform services for Indigenous children – U Today

UCalgary PhD student Pearl Yellow Old Woman draws on traditional knowledge and ways of knowing Pearl Yellow Old Woman was told an effective way to get health-care services for her disabled child would be to surrender her to child welfare. That was in 1999. Pearl, now a PhD student at the University of Calgary, was […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201811 Views

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Athabasca University – Indigenous Student Awards: Apply now!

January 4, 2018 The New Year is about new beginnings, revised goals and fresh starts. For many of us, it also means going lean – not just our waists but our wallets! So if an Athabasca University degree happens to be in your midst this year, why not lighten the load with some added award […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201823 Views

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STEP 2018 helps employers hire students – Government of AB

Alberta students will get a leg up in their careers through the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP). The province’s economy is improving and the government wants to make sure all Albertans benefit from the recovery, including students and employers. STEP gives students the opportunity to develop important skills while helping employers hire the staff they […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201819 Views

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Site C approval undermines Indigenous reconciliation, long-term climate change action – Folio

Decision to go ahead with mega-project ignores both environmental science and Indigenous human rights, argue ecologists. The controversial $10.7-billion Site C dam is Canada’s first mega-project in the new era of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Regulatory reviews, public consultations and the subsequent decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to proceed with dam construction have occurred […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201817 Views

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