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Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

June 21, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB –As we mark National Aboriginal Day, The University of Winnipeg celebrates eight outstanding Indigenous students who are spending their summer researching projects ranging from clean water on First Nations to using art and digital media to create new dialogues in Canada. From June 12 – August 18, 2017, the new […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20177 Views

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Society Signs Indigenous Accord – Manitoba Teachers’ Society

June 20, 2017 Hundreds of people gathered at the Forks under blue skies and in balmy solstice heat to witness 80 organizations including Indigenous, education, business and cultural groups sign the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord. MTS President Norm Gould made a tobacco offering and signed the historic accord on behalf of the Society. Gould said The […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201711 Views

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Province Announces New Appointments to University of Winnipeg Board of Regents

June 20, 2017 The Manitoba government has appointed three new members to the University of Winnipeg board of regents, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. Monica Wood and Bruce Miller have been appointed as members, while Tanya Sagar has been appointed as a student member. Wood has a diverse professional background that includes […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 20178 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201710 Views

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Rebecca Chartrand appointed Executive Director of Indigenous Strategy – Red River College

June 19, 2017 Red River College today announced the appointment of Rebecca Chartrand as the College’s new Executive Director, Indigenous Strategy, to lead in the enhancement of Indigenous education. She will oversee a planned expansion of student supports, the creation of new academic programming, and the expansion and deepening of partnerships between Red River and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201713 Views

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Manitoba set to review colleges across the province by end of year – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017  WINNIPEG _ For the first time since 2007, the Manitoba government will be conducting a college education review in an effort to make improvements, the province said Monday. The review is aimed at identifying “opportunities to strengthen the system, improve outcomes for students, and focus programming on skills needed in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201710 Views

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UCN’s Mathias Colomb Regional Centre Students Set a First

June 16, 2017 Students enrolled in UCN’s Community Economic Development program in Pukatawagan, MB at the Mathias Colomb Regional Centre have written AND published a number of books. With the entire student cohort publishing their first books, the UCN Community Economic Development (CED) diploma program at the Regional Centre in Pukatawagan (Mathias Colomb Cree Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201712 Views

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The Government of Canada congratulates Fisher River Cree Nation on the ground-breaking for its new school

June 16, 2017 – Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada believes every First Nation child should get the best start in life and is committed to working in partnership with First Nations to support a quality education and learning environments for their youth. Today, the Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201714 Views

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Join us to celebrate National Aboriginal Day – UM Today

JUNE 13, 2017 —  The University of Manitoba community is invited to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on Fort Garry campus. Since 1996, National Aboriginal Day has been held annually on the summer solstice – falling this year on June 21 – as a day for all Canadians to recognize the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20179 Views

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BU Gender & Women’s Studies program caps year of giving

June 12, 2017 The Gender & Women’s Studies (G&WS) program at Brandon University (BU) supported community programs with more than $15,000 through the Margaret Laurence Community Grants Program in 2017. The grants are made possible by the Margaret Laurence Foundation. The latest grant is $1,000 to support the screening of “Fire Song” at the Evans […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20178 Views

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