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Augmented reality app reveals meaning behind Indigenous bear sculpture – Folio

Digital technology and traditional Cree teachings come together in virtual tour of artwork at U of A downtown campus. A new University of Alberta digital project is bringing Indigenous knowledge to campus and letting people connect on the spot with its teachings. Using augmented reality, users can access videotaped pop-up stories by hovering their electronic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201974 Views

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CCI Wireless announces strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp.

Corridor Communications Inc. (CCI Wireless) is pleased to announce its strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp. (WiBand). As a result, CCI Wireless is now Canada’s second-largest wireless internet service provider (WISP). Founded in 1998, WiBand was one of the first fixed wireless broadband companies in the country and continues to be one of the largest […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201936 Views

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The Axon Network Expands Through Canada with Kingston, Treaty Three, South Simcoe and Tsuu T’ina Nation Police Services Deploying Axon Evidence

Canadian agencies use Axon Evidence to store, manage and share digital evidence TORONTO, April 11, 2019 — Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, and its subsidiary Axon Public Safety Canada Inc. (“Axon Canada”), today announced that the Kingston, Treaty Three, South Simcoe and Tsuu T’ina Nation police services have joined […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201967 Views

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New oilsands exploration tech leaves forest intact, to the relief of the caribou – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2018 10:00 By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ One of the most destructive ecological impacts of oil and gas exploration happens long before a litre of oil flows into a pipeline or a single atom of carbon enters the atmosphere. Seismic surveying _ the exploration activity that helps identify where to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201871 Views

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Getting Alberta in the game

Mar 15, 2018 The Growth and Diversification Act would help local businesses create jobs and diversify the economy with a new program to support the digital media sector. If passed, the bill would create a new Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (IDMTC) to help Alberta’s businesses compete with other provinces like Ontario, British Columbia and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201887 Views

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High speed internet to be provided to the remotest Alberta communities – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 15, 2018 By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Gus Loonskin says it’s been a long time coming. The chief of the Little Red River Cree Nation, 750 kilometres north of Edmonton, made a two-day journey to Calgary to learn that high-speed internet will be provided to the three First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 2018137 Views

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FMCC Researchers receive Internet Society grant to co-develop digital literacy program with Piikani First Nation

A collaboration between Piikani Youth Empowerment Strategies (Piikani Nation Secondary School and Peigan Board of Education) and the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta has received funding from the Internet Society’s Beyond the Net program. The project, titled Exploring digital literacy through the Piikani Cultural and Digital Literacy Camp Program, builds on a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018105 Views

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New courthouse opens in Red Earth Creek

Feb 08, 2018 The province is opening a new and larger courthouse in Red Earth Creek to improve access to justice for residents of the Slave Lake region. Multimedia Photos: Red Earth Creek Courthouse The new facility will house the Provincial Court of Alberta circuit court location in Red Earth Creek on the Loon River […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018136 Views

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Shell Canada donates $1 million worth of technology to organizations in need across Canada

November 28, 2017 Canadian Electronic Recycling Association celebrates major milestone and equips 12 agencies in need, including Tsuu T’ina Nation Calgary, November 28, 2017 – Shell Canada today announced a $1 million donation of computer equipment to the Canadian Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), who will distribute it to organizations in need across Canada. This is the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 2017120 Views

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First Mile Researchers Host Digital Literacy Workshop with Gwich’in Tribal Council

June 18, 2017 Last week the Gwich’in Tribal Council’s Department of Cultural Heritage (GTC) hosted a day-long workshop on Digital Content and Connectivity in Gwich’in communities. This pilot was designed by GTC staff and partners from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension and the First Mile Connectivity Consortium. The team included Dr. Rob McMahon and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2017129 Views

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