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Alaxo Airway Stents establishes partnership with Portage College.

Alaxo Airway Stents (Alaxo), providers of FDA-cleared and Health Canada-registered, clinically proven, internationally patented, innovative stent-based therapies to support healthy, natural, nasal breathing solutions for sleep, snoring, sleep apnea, enhanced athletic performance and overall improved health and well-being, announces its partnership with Portage College, Alberta, Canada. Alaxo is establishing operations in Portage College’s campus in the Town […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2021106 Views

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Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202134 Views

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Historic donation creates the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is honoured to receive the largest individual donation in College history from Grande Prairie residents, Paul and Coreen Evaskevich. This generous contribution will establish the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation. The state-of-the-art facility, located in the College wing of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202068 Views

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Indigenous researcher puts allyship under the microscope – UCalgary

Psychology research project takes hard look at nature and effectiveness of allyship with First Nations groups After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its final report in 2015, resulting in the federal government’s commitment to resetting its relationship with Canada’s First Nations, many non-Indigenous people began waving the flag, so to speak, proclaiming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202052 Views

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Introducing UCalgary’s Indigenous Research Support Team – UCalgary

New office provides Indigenous research and scholarship guidance Peigan Trail and Blackfoot Trail are well-known roadways in Calgary that many people use daily. But for Amber Bedard, these are more than just roads — they hold a deeper personal connection to history that not many people are aware of. “I have two grandfathers who signed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202067 Views

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Stantec to partner on Arctic Research Support contract

Global design firm Stantec will support Battelle on a 10-year, US$260-million Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) contract from the US Government’s National Science Foundation (NSF). The team will provide infrastructure and logistics support to academic researchers conducting NSF-funded studies in Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, and other Arctic areas. Specifically, Stantec will provide engineering, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2020136 Views

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Two Bears named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology

August 24, 2020 The Government of Canada has named Jackson Two Bears, associate professor of Indigenous art studio and media arts at the University of Lethbridge, a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology. As a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) person, the core of Two Bears’ research is respect: respect for land, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2020126 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Storytelling project seeks to understand Indigenous youth experiences to mitigate youth homelessness

University of Lethbridge professor Dr. Janice Victor intends to be part of the solution strategy put forward by Making the Shift Inc. — a Centre of Excellence of Canada that is seeking to shift the focus from management to prevention of youth homelessness. Victor has been awarded $85,580 for her project, Ai’aoskiikowaata (providing guidance to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2020192 Views

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New research reveals surprising seasonal changes in Hudson Bay currents – Folio

February 11, 2020 Flow reversal in May and June may be partly due to hydroelectric power generation, studies by U of A oceanographers suggest. Research by University of Alberta oceanographers is shedding new light on the complexities of currents in Hudson Bay—and how the hydroelectric power industry may be affecting them. “Our most significant finding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2020171 Views

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UCalgary researchers host workshop for northern Indigenous hunters – UCalgary

North and south learn from each other about Arctic wildlife health For many years, researchers from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) have travelled to northern communities to work with locals to respond to concerns about wildlife health. Through collaborative community-based wildlife health surveillance programs, Inuit and First Nations hunters collect samples […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2020157 Views

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