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Dream weaver – Hogue connects history and heritage to new futures for Aboriginal learners

Dr. Michelle Hogue (MEd ’04) has been teaching at the University of Lethbridge for about 20 years. She is a professor, researcher, coordinator of the First Nations Transition Program at the U of L, a 2013 Alumni Honour Society inductee and winner of the 2012 CEA Pat Clifford Award for her work in improving attendance, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2016270 Views

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MOOC launched as a collaboration of Arctic universities

The University of Alberta,  in cooperation with the UiT – The Arctic University of Norway and the University of the Arctic (UArctic) network will launch a unique Arctic Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) this week. The course will give the students an introduction to climatic issues and environmental changes in the Arctic. The production is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 2016217 Views

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National First Nation Directors of Education Forum

National First Nation Directors of Education Forum Please find attached information for the Assembly of First Nations National First Nation Directors of Education Forum. The Forum will be taking place on February 23-24, 2016 in Ottawa, ON. Please watch for updates on the Forum at www.afn.ca Click here for more information. Forum national des directeurs […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2016226 Views

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Transforming Health Care in Remote Communities

We invite you to mark your calendar for this international conference. The conference will take place from April 28-30, 2016 at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Health care in Canada’s North, other circumpolar regions such as Alaska, Greenland, the Nordic countries, and Arctic Russia—and indeed globally wherever there are scattered small remote […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 2016192 Views

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Apprentice Mobility in Canada

Executive Summary 1.1  Introduction CAF-FCA undertook a national research project on apprentice labour mobility to learn about jurisdictional requirements, barriers, employer perspectives and apprentice relocation experiences.  By establishing a  more comprehensive understanding of mobility barriers, the apprenticeship community stands to be better positioned to develop targeted solutions around the ongoing employment of apprentices, enhancing opportunities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 2016288 Views

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Boys and Girls Club youth take flight with WestJet

December 23, 2015 (Calgary, AB) WestJet continues to celebrate the spirit of the season with the Boys and Girls Clubs surprise adventure with WestJet video. As part of an early Christmas gift, WestJet surprised 16 youth leaders from Boys and Girls Clubs (BGC) of Calgary and Orlando, Florida with the adventure of a lifetime. To view […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 2015299 Views

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Northern reindeer, muskoxen, caribou feel effects of climate change

A brisk, refreshing breeze blows over the hills and through the pasture at the University of Calgary’s Wildlife Research Station at the Spyhill Campus. Dotting the horizon are eight not-so-tiny reindeer. Like an early dose of holiday magic, the sight transports you to the frozen North. But while these animals are a treat to look […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2015307 Views

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CFP: Storying Solidarities: Sites of Autonomy and Alliance in Indigenous Literary Arts

–  A Gathering of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association – May 28th-29th, 2016 – Academic Congress, The University of Calgary, Treaty 7 Territory – In the Traditional Lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy – Calgary, Alberta, Canada For its second annual gathering, and the first time at Academic Congress, the Indigenous Literary Studies Association seeks to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015178 Views

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Government of Canada Honours Nelson Mandela with 20 Inaugural Scholarships

December 16, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario—The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council The Government of Canada has awarded 20 inaugural scholarships to graduate students at the masters and doctoral level, in honour of the late Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader. The Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) to Honour Nelson Mandela were announced following the death […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015277 Views

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report: CTF invites teachers to educate students about residential schools

December 15, 2015 Ottawa –The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) welcomes today’s release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report which includes calls to action to redress the legacy of residential schools and begin the reconciliation process. For over 100 years, Aboriginal children in Canada were pulled from their families and placed in residential […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015232 Views

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