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Nine NorQuest students receive Indigenous Careers Award

April 04, 2016 NorQuest College gave $24,000 in bursaries to nine deserving students at a special awards luncheon last week. The Indigenous Careers Awards is a pilot project encouraging Indigenous students to pursue certificate and diploma career programs. The awards are valued at $2,000 per semester to a maximum of $4,000 in an academic year. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2016196 Views

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MusiCounts Announces $675,000 for 77 Schools Nationwide via Band Aid Program

April 1, 2016 Multi-Juno Nominee Alessia Cara Celebrates With Students, Performing At Calgary’s Lord Beaverbrook High School Yesterday, music education charity MusiCounts kicked off JUNO Week by announcing the 2015-2016 beneficiaries of the Band Aid Program via a special celebration at Lord Beaverbrook High School (LBHS) in Calgary that included a surprise performance by multi-JUNO […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2016159 Views

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Lethbridge College: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Honour Night

In conjunction with Lethbridge College Convocation, our FNMI Services and RBC will host FNMI Honour Night. This evening event allows us to celebrate the accomplishments of our FNMI convocates, while expressing thanks to their families as well as to the services and agencies that have assisted the students in their education journey. The Coast Lethbridge […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 2016164 Views

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School authorities submit policies supporting safe and caring schools in Alberta

Education Minister David Eggen has provided an update on policy submissions from school authorities to support safe and caring schools. As of the morning of March 31, Alberta Education has received policies from 55 school authorities. It is anticipated that all but two out of the 61 school authorities in Alberta will submit policies by […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2016216 Views

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Annual Bridging Cultures event at Lethbridge College

March 29, 2016 – Lethbridge College will celebrate the community’s diversity at the annual Bridging Cultures event from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Wednesday in Centre Core. The celebration brings together musicians, dancers, artisans and community organizations to share their rich history and traditions with students and staff at the college. This year’s performers […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2016258 Views

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Delegates from 30 countries call for stepped-up monitoring of Arctic climate change

Biennial Arctic Observing Summit co-led by Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary March 28, 2016 Scientists have observed that the Arctic is experiencing the fastest rate of climate change on the planet. To develop a deeper understanding of the associated impacts on Arctic biological and physical systems as well as the people living […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2016250 Views

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Alberta’s future workforce gets hands-on career training

Mar 23, 2016 The Career and Technology Foundations program will help students begin planning their careers before they enter high school. Education Minister David Eggen has approved the Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) program for students in Grades 5 to 9, which means schools across the province are able to take full advantage of the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016274 Views

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Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre passes major milestone

March 21, 2016 With an eye for recognizing the needs of everyday people, business and industry, and economies as a whole, NorQuest College opened a portal into career creation, personal empowerment, and societal benefit in March 2015. The grand opening of the Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre (AACCC) was attended by government, CEOs, philanthropists, special […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2016243 Views

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Exploring Reconciliation with EPL

Series of Truth and Reconciliation events to kick off with In This Together book launch March 30 EDMONTON, AB,  March 17, 2016 – The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) published their final report with recommendations in December 2015. In response to this report, the Edmonton Public Library (EPL), through collaboration with the Aboriginal community, will […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2016327 Views

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Young Indigenous Women’s Circle of Leadership (YIWCL)

Now entering its seventh year and with a new name the Young Indigenous Women’s Circle of Leadership 2015 (YIWCL) took place July 2015, at the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Young Indigenous Women’s Circle of Leadership (YIWCL) program is for young aboriginal women aged 10-16. Each day, participants are immersed in Indigenous language and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2016201 Views

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