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Sweat Lodge Officially Opens for Students and Staff at RRC

Newest addition to the College’s Ceremonial Grounds will help RRC continue to infuse Indigenous culture and knowledge throughout our campus: Vogt April 20, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Elders, students, and leaders from Red River College came together today in a special cultural ceremony to officially open the College’s first Sweat Lodge. Led by Elders-in-Residence, Jules […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 20179 Views

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25 Artists Nominated for the 2017 Sobey Art Award Competition – $100,000 in prize money will be awarded to young Canadian artists

OTTAWA, April 19, 2017 – The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada today announced the long list of nominees for Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize, the 2017 Sobey Art Award. The Sobey Art Award is presented annually to a Canadian artist aged 40 and under who has exhibited in a public or […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20179 Views

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Thunderbird Partnership FoundationAudio Youth Reflections - Connecting with Culture

Youth Reflections – Connecting with Culture

Credits: Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Published on Mar 31, 2017  

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20179 Views

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Museum shares Charter of Rights and Freedoms on 35th anniversary

Winnipeg – April 17, 2017 – Canadians call it the most important symbol of national identity –above the maple-leaf flag or even hockey. And today it turns 35 years old. All this week, visitors to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) can receive their own copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20178 Views

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Minister Joly Announces New Voices to Help Support and Promote Arts in Canada

GATINEAU, April 7, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the appointment of eight part-time members to the Board of Directors of the Canada Council for the Arts. These new appointments follow the Government of Canada’s open, transparent and merit-based appointment process—one that recommends high-quality candidates who advance gender parity and truly reflect Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 201712 Views

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Canadians attend memorials for Vimy Ridge centennial country wide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 9, 2017  By Nicole Thompson and Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS Though there are no surviving veterans who fought at Vimy Ridge, Canadians across the country are making sure their legacy is not forgotten on the battle’s centennial anniversary. Those who were not among the 25,000 Canadians at the site of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201718 Views

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Changes to MFM Music Funding Programs

April 04, 2017 The following changes will be applied to MFM Music Funding Programs as of April 1, 2017. Artist/applicant in ‘good standing’ rule (Overdue file and loan repayment): No new applications will be approved if an applicant or artist has a file overdue and/or is behind in their loan repayments to MFM. Artists with […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201712 Views

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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201714 Views

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Andrew Kear and Radovan Radulovic Assume Key Roles at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 30, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kear as Chief Curator and Radovan Radulovic as Head of Museum Services, effective April 1. Kear will retain his position of Curator of Canadian Art, while Radulovic moves from Head of Conservation into his new role. Quick Facts […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201721 Views

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UWinnipeg’s Julie Nagam to serve on WAG Indigenous Advisory Circle

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam as a co-chair of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle. Nagam will co-chair with  Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Concordia University). The circle will give voice to Indigenous people (Inuit, First Nations, and Métis), and provide leadership and counsel in the development and planning of related […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201724 Views

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