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Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force releases final recommendations

GRANDE PRAIRIE – The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has released its final recommendations after months of work that included a series of roundtables and stakeholder consultation sessions with industry, government, economic development, Indigenous peoples, and students. The Task Force’s findings reinforce that Alberta’s colleges are ideally positioned to work with key partners to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 202029 Views

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More STEAM opportunities for students

More high school students will have a hands-on summer experience solving world problems with science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Alberta’s government is partnering with Shad Canada to create more opportunities for Grades 10 and 11 students to take part in a STEAM and entrepreneurship summer program. Through a four-year funding partnership, Shad Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202030 Views

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GPRC and TELUS Partner to Enable Online Education

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) has signed an agreement with TELUS to provide eligible students increased access to connectivity, which is crucial to enable remote learning and furthering opportunities to keep students connected to one another. GPRC’s fall semester is being offered through a mixed delivery model with most programs and courses […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202034 Views

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Lethbridge College to host virtual Colton Boushie documentary screening and panel

In 2016, a young Indigenous man named Colten Boushie was shot in the head after driving onto a farmer’s property with his friends. The emotionally charged trial and ultimate acquittal of shooter Gerald Stanley intensified conversations around anti-Indigenous racism and Canada’s judicial system. On Oct. 22, Lethbridge College Indigenous Services will host a virtual screening […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202033 Views

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Red Crow College project supports jobs, students

New construction at Red Crow Community College will create 270 local jobs and help strengthen the area’s economy. The Red Crow Community College project will see construction of a new 9,888 square metre campus at Kainai in southern Alberta, replacing one destroyed by fire in 2015. The total project cost for the new college is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202031 Views

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Board meeting marks the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for NOSM

Due to ongoing restrictions on mass gatherings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NOSM’s Board of Directors and Annual Meeting of Members was held virtually on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Juliette Denis, Métis Elder and board member, opened the meeting with a reflection and prayer in recognition of “Orange Shirt Day” providing guidance and inspiration to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202030 Views

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Federal funds will help college create Indigenous gathering place, build extension – Lethbridge News Now

Oct 2, 2020 MEDICINE HAT, AB – Part of Medicine Hat College’s central space will become an Indigenous gathering place for teaching and sharing. The college will receive $1.56 million from the federal government for accessibility and inclusion. In addition to the gathering place, the college will use the funds to build a 1,333 square-metre […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 202046 Views

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RDCRS: Today is Orange Shirt Day

Please join us today by wearing an orange shirt to recognize the survivors of residential schools and to show a collective commitment that every child matters. Deneen H., a Grade 8 student at St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, will be a symbol for this year’s Orange Shirt Day. Here is Deneen Hawryszko’s explanation of her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202025 Views

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Orange Shirt Day goes virtual – Times Colonist

September 29, 2020 Victoria’s Orange Shirt Day, which recognizes survivors of residential schools, will go virtual this year, with an online ceremony featuring speakers who attended the schools. The pre-recorded ceremony will feature speeches by Tsartlip elders May Sam and Skip Sam, who will share their personal stories of attending residential schools. Skip Sam died […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202024 Views

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Why we wear orange on Sept. 30 – UCalgary

A day of programming for Orange Shirt Day sheds light on history of residential school system In 1973, six-year-old Phyllis Webstad of the Dog Creek reserve near Williams Lake, B.C., set out for her first day at St. Joseph Mission Residential School in a brand-new orange shirt her grandmother bought for her. When she arrived, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202038 Views

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