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Red Deer Polytechnic to host Indigenous Perspectives Conference

January 31, 2023 Red Deer Polytechnic is excited to host the Indigenous Perspectives Conference from February 9-10, 2023. The conference, which is planned by student volunteers, provides Polytechnic learners, faculty, staff, alumni, educators and community members with immersive academic, cultural and social experiences. The Indigenous Perspectives Conference, which is organized by the Education Undergraduate Society […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20234 Views

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The painter with the pen: UCalgary alum claims Métis space in the art world – UCalgary News

Jan. 31, 2023 New Nickle Galleries exhibition highlights David Garneau’s remarkable expression of ideas and history “My people will sleep for one hundred years. When they awake it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.” (quote attributed to Louis Riel, Métis leader) In 1997, a Calgary-based painter was invited to submit a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20233 Views

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New cost control framework to support the growth of 22,500 additional quality child care spaces in Alberta

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 31, 2023 Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every child in Canada the best start in life. That’s why, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20238 Views

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MindFuel Launches 100 Days of Youth Innovation: Real-World Examples of Youth Changing the World the for the Better

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 30, 2023 – In celebration of MindFuel’s mission to engage young Canadians in the exciting world of STEM innovation, they are kicking off 100 Days of Youth Innovation. Over the next 100 days, Canadians can follow along on social media to see the faces and innovations that have kept MindFuel at the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202312 Views

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Community, industry and policy leaders call for action to conquer Canada’s Indigenous digital divide – UCalgary News

UCalgary prof Gregory Taylor advises summit on social implications of communications policy It’s a bleak statistic. While 97 per cent of households in Canada’s largest cities enjoy high-speed internet, that number falls to 37 per cent in rural areas, and just 24 per cent in Indigenous communities. “Current spectrum management policies are contributing to Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202348 Views

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Fewer than half of Indigenous students graduate on time from Edmonton public high schools – CBC

Jan 25, 2023 83 per cent of Alberta students finish high school in 3 years, provincial reports show Indigenous students in Edmonton continue to have lower high school graduation rates than their non-Indigenous peers. Annual education results reports, which include statistics from Alberta Education for 2021-22, show that more than 80 per cent of Edmonton public school […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202313 Views

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Indigenous Policing microcredentials coming to Lethbridge College – Lethbridge News Now

Jan 20, 2023 LETHBRIDGE, AB – A new microcredential program focused on Indigenous Policing is set to be offered at Lethbridge College. Microcredentials are short-term, flexible programs designed for re-skilling or upgrading someone’s skills. Lethbridge College stated that the Indigenous Policing microcredential will provide “culturally appropriate education to Indigenous police services as they work to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202315 Views

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University of Lethbridge to launch two new programs with PrairiesCan investment – UNews

The University of Lethbridge will receive nearly $1.5 million to create the Centre for Neuroengineering Solutions and nearly $870,000 to establish a work-integrated learning centre for Indigenous youth after the Government of Canada announced $11.2 million in funding for 18 projects in the Lethbridge region. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, announced the federal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202316 Views

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Lethbridge College Board Chair Reappointed; New Members Added

Lethbridge College will enjoy consistency at the head of its Board of Governors table, as Board Chair Michael Marcotte has been reappointed to a three-year term by the Government of Alberta. Marcotte initially joined the college’s board as chair in September 2019. In addition to Marcotte’s reappointment, Perry Stein has been appointed as a public […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202311 Views

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Master’s of Indigenous nursing program aims to empower Indigenous nurses to serve communities within their own knowledge systems – Cochrane Today

Six B.C. nursing schools are collaborating to challenge anti-Indigenous racism and better support Indigenous health-care providers. Six universities across “B.C.” have partnered to embark on a research project that would bring a master’s of Indigenous nursing program to life, an initiative that is designed to address racism in the health-care industry, better support Indigenous health-care […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202311 Views

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