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Continued balanced growth as University of Lethbridge establishes another enrolment record

The numbers are in and the University of Lethbridge has once again achieved a new standard for enrolment, growing to 8,767 students at its Lethbridge and Calgary campuses, an increase of 0.5 per cent from the previous year. “We consistently talk about managing growth and increasing our student numbers in a balanced and supportive manner,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201814 Views

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Edmonton public schools to review its ‘books to weed out’ list due to concerns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018 By Colette Derworiz THE CANADIAN PRESS Edmonton Public Schools says it’s taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended list. David Alexander Robertson, a Governor General-award-winning author who lives in Winnipeg, said he went through the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201818 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Labour Market Survey for Métis citizens

September 21, 2018 WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. We offer in-person workshops as part of our Community Consultations for labour market analysis. Please join us at one of our workshops and provide your insight. Thursday, September 27 Whitecourt, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201814 Views

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Edmonton public schools to review its ‘books to weed out’ list due to concerns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018 By Colette Derworiz THE CANADIAN PRESS Edmonton Public Schools says it’s taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended list. David Alexander Robertson, a Governor General-award-winning author who lives in Winnipeg, said he went through the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201812 Views

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U of A project aims to take a new look at Indigenous women’s stories – Gateway

Through surveys, the project hopes to gather stories of resilience in Indigenous communities A new University of Alberta project is searching to find the true meaning of resilience for Indigenous women and youth. The Indigenous Women and Youth Resilience Project aims to find exactly what resilience looks like to Indigenous and underrepresented communities, including women, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 201818 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Community Consultations – Whitecourt Sept. 27, 2018

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. Participate in our in-person workshop. Thursday, September 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm Holiday Inn Express 4721 49 Street, Whitecourt Stew and bannock will be served. This workshop is open to all Métis in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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No excuse:’ Online course asks about positive effect of residential schools – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ Alberta’s education minister apologized Thursday after learning an online social studies course asked students about the positive effects of residential schools. Students were asked: “A positive effect of residential schools was?” The four multiple choice options listed were: that children were away from home, they learned […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201823 Views

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AB Government: Minister apologizes for hurtful course material

Sep 20, 2018 Minister of Education David Eggen issued the following statement about social studies course material given to an Alberta student: “I was appalled to see such hurtful and offensive material given to an Alberta student. As Minister of Education, I want to sincerely apologize to this student, their family, and anyone else who […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201833 Views

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Indigenous podcast comes to U of A for first-ever live taping – Folio

September 19 2018 Media Indigena brings edgy, informative voices to the current-affairs conversation. An increasingly popular podcast that discusses current events with an Indigenous perspective will be taping its show live for the first time this Friday at the University of Alberta. “We’re informative, but we have a bit of an edge that will ruffle […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201820 Views

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U of Lethbridge: University proudly raises Blackfoot Confederacy Flag

Sep 20, 2018 The University of Lethbridge is honoured by its relationship with the local Blackfoot community and proud to be located on traditional Blackfoot territory. Today, the University is excited to celebrate this intrinsic bond by permanently raising and flying the Blackfoot Confederacy Flag. For more than 50 years, Indigenous culture has been woven […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201822 Views

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