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Fraser Institute News Release: Regulatory Delays in B.C.’s LNG Industry Could Cost the Economy More Than $20 Billion a Year in Lost Export Revenues

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 22, 2015) – Unless BC’s regulatory process for the liquefied natural gas industry is streamlined, the province risks losing out on billions of dollars in export revenues, concludes a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. The study, LNG Exports from British Columbia: The Cost […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015197 Views

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Nechi Institute Invitation to attend a Community Gathering

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta has made a significant commitment to Indigenous Health.  Nechi Institute has attended information gathering meetings and in support of the Indigenous Health Initiatives Program. The Indigenous Health Initiatives Program was initiated in 1988 under the name Aboriginal Health Careers Program.  Since that time, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015170 Views

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Province supports innovation in employment for Albertans with disabilities

Sep 17, 2015 More Albertans with disabilities will become employed through four innovative projects that promote inclusive workplaces. These four projects support youth, First Nation communities, employers and community organizations and will advance Alberta’s Employment First Strategy by providing inclusive and accessible workplaces for people with disabilities. “Our province is better because we welcome and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2015221 Views

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Lethbridge College partners with Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association to support a Power Line Technician intake for the Aboriginal Community

Sept. 16, 2015 – Lethbridge College is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (SAETA) and their partners to support a Power Line Technician program intake specifically for the Aboriginal community. The program is unique, with essential skills training aimed at increasing the success of participants while in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2015255 Views

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Bow Valley College Celebrates 50th Birthday with Block Party

September 15, 2015 CALGARY – Bow Valley College is turning 50, and to celebrate we’re having a free block party at Olympic Plaza from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on September 19, 2015. The event will feature a Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (MBF) concert, food trucks, free Fiasco Gelato, a DJ, and a hoop dancer. You […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2015251 Views

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Musicounts Calls for Applications to 2015-2016 Band Aid Program $600,000 in Funding Available for Schools across Canada

September 11, 2015 $5,000 IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR KENNETCOOK DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATED WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY JESS MOSKALUKE The country music community came together earlier today at Halifax’s World Trade and Convention Centre when MusiCounts, Canada’s music education Charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Record Arts and Sciences and the Canadian Country Music […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015327 Views

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International Report Card on Public Education in Canada

The Environics Institute for Survey Research is today releasing a report on Canada’s public education system, in an international context. The report was prepared by Dr. Andrew Parkin, an independent education researcher and former Director General at the Council of Ministers of Education Canada. ABSTRACT The comparative performance of education systems is attracting more attention […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015214 Views

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2015 Literacy Award Recipients

September 8, 2015 – Today, in honour of International Literacy Day, Canada’s Premiers announced the recipients of the 11th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award is presented each year to educators, volunteers, learners, community organizations, non-governmental organizations and businesses in each province and territory to celebrate outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2015218 Views

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CBE director recognized as outstanding educator of Indigenous students

Sep. 01, 2015 Elizabeth Gouthro, a learning director with the CBE, has been selected to receive a Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Award in the category of Partner in Indigenous Education. This prestigious national award recognizes and celebrates outstanding educators for having innovative teaching practices; advocating for updated resources and more cultural teachings in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015224 Views

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Report Card on Teacher Pay versus Student Outcomes Across Provinces

The author finds no evidence to support the argument that paying teachers more is associated with better student performance. September 1, 2015 – There is no clear relationship between province-wide student assessment results and relative teacher pay in Canada’s six largest provinces, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Value for Money? Teacher […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015210 Views

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