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Honouring Excellence and Achievement at Spring Convocation – University of Winnipeg

May 15, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to highlight eight exceptional members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Spring Convocation celebration, which will take place on June 14 and 15. Personifying excellence and achievement, the eight individuals to receive commendation are Linda Dietrick, Beverly Fehr, Colin Goff, Tanis Kolisnyk, Jeremy Leathers, Inga […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201815 Views

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Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs – University of Winnipeg

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201815 Views

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Canada Summer Jobs 2018 Hiring Season Kicks Off: over 1,700 jobs available for students in Winnipeg

Government of Canada funds work experience for local students May 15, 2018                    Winnipeg, Manitoba                    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong middle class and a growing economy depend on young Canadians getting the skills and work experience they need to succeed. That’s why the Government of Canada has doubled the number […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201817 Views

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UCN Thompson to Host SSHRC-Funded Research Group Studying the Impacts of Hydropower in MB

Sylvia McAdam, co-founder of the Idle No More movement to provide keynote address. Winnipeg, Manitoba – MAY 11, 2018 – On May 15th, Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities will be meeting in Thompson for their annual Spring Research Gathering. Wa Ni Ska Tan is a cross-regional research alliance focusing on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201828 Views

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MFNERC: One Sky, Many Astronomies

MAY 8, 2018 MFNERC Science Facilitator Wilfred Buck has co-curated an exhibit at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. He’s been working with First Nations schools to bring an Indigenous perspective to teaching science. Buck is well known for his star stories and for using a mobile dome-shaped planetarium to teach First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201826 Views

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Mobile classroom offers First Nation students a second chance at life – APTN News

May 9, 2018 For Indigenous students hoping to attend post-secondary school, it can often mean having to leave their home community along with their family, friends and support systems. One college in Manitoba is changing that by hitting the road and bringing the classroom to the community. For the past seven months, 12 students in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201840 Views

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Winnipeg school that infuses Indigenous language, teachings into curriculum celebrates 25 years – CBC

Niji Mahkwa School in the city’s North End builds Indigenous culture, tradition into everyday learning May 08, 2018 For 25 years, a unique elementary school in Winnipeg’s North End has been teaching kids reading, writing and arithmetic, just like any other school — but also infusing Indigenous language and teachings into its curriculum. Niji Mahkwa […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201828 Views

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Going the distance: Young runners from northern school prepare for 940-kilometre trip to Manitoba Marathon – CBC

Students as young as 10 from Brochet, Man., train together to qualify for Winnipeg marathon in June May 06, 2018 A group of young runners deep in training in Brochet, Man., are getting ready to make a roughly 940-kilometre journey by plane, bus and finally on foot all the way to the finish line at the Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on May 7, 201821 Views

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Public talk to focus on Indigenous student success at Assiniboine Community College and Brandon University

May 4, 2018 The city’s two post-secondary institutions are teaming up to present a prominent speaker on Indigenous student success Monday evening. Dr. Michelle Pidgeon is an educational expert and the Editor of the Canadian Journal of Higher Education. In her talk, which is free to the public, she will share the reciprocal lessons learned […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 201848 Views

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University of Winnipeg: International conference examines access to justice

May 03, 2018 Featured speakers open and free to all – May 9 to 11, 2018 Participants from across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Africa will be gathering at The University of Winnipeg next week to explore barriers many people face in accessing justice. Recent trials stemming from the deaths of Tina Fontaine […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201831 Views

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