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Master’s Studentship Competition supports emerging researchers

July 28, 2021 When Research Manitoba and partners announced $1.37M in research funding and the recipients of the 2021 Grants and Awards competition Emma Traynor and Janelle Poiron were thrilled to be on the list. The University of Winnipeg students will each receive $12,000 as part of Research Manitoba’s annual Master’s Studentship Competition. The annual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20217 Views

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Should bilingualism change in Canada? The debate over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon – UM Today

July 26, 2021 — Raymond Théberge, Canada’s official languages commissioner, says his office has received more than 400 complaints about the appointment of Inuk leader Mary Simon as governor general. The “problem” is her lack of French-English bilingualism, although she is bilingual, speaking both Inuktitut and English. Canada has had an official bilingualism policy for 50 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20216 Views

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SCO Celebrates Inaugural Restorative Justice Class

July 23, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is paying tribute to a history-making class in 2021. This week, Assiniboine Community College (ACC) graduated the first ever cohort of the Restorative Justice Certificate Program. “This momentous occasion touches on two very key areas for me,” stated SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. “Not only do I want to continue to see enhanced educational opportunities that benefit our people and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202139 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba Announce Two New Child-Care Centres Opening Soon in Winnipeg

Manitoba families will soon benefit from 108 additional child-care spaces at two new child-care centres opening soon in Winnipeg. “Child-care is not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” said Ahmed Hussen, federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. “The pandemic has made it abundantly clear that we need affordable, flexible, inclusive and high-quality child-care, and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202114 Views

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Archaeological investigation of pre-contact Indigenous farmers continues near Melita

July 22, 2021 NEAR MELITA – Archaeologists from Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) are continuing their investigation of how Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans. Brandon University Department of Anthropology Professor Dr. Mary Malainey and the MAS are working this summer in and around the Olson […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202115 Views

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Meet the P2GS instructors

July 22, 2021 The Pathways to Graduate Studies (P2GS) offered five Indigenous students the opportunity to instruct Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Melissa Anderson, Sean Hansen-Romu, Sidney Leggett, Josh Swain, and Hannah Tuckett all have diverse interests but have a common commitment in the pursuit of science in a range of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202114 Views

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Mentorship and hands-on learning help pave the way to medical school

July 21, 2021 A desire to improve health care in Manitoba drove Dylan Robinson to pursue a Bachelor of Science at The University of Winnipeg on his way to his ultimate dream of becoming a doctor. Robinson had been working in an unsatisfying civil service job, and his restlessness at work was exacerbated by his […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202162 Views

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More than 1,600 evacuees leaving 4 Manitoba First Nations as wildfires burn near Ontario border – CBC

Jul 20, 2021 Entire populations of Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi will be flown to Winnipeg Four First Nations in eastern Manitoba are being evacuated because of smoke from forest fires burning near their communities. The Red Cross says more than 600 people have already been flown out of Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nation. Over the next […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202111 Views

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6th Annual Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership Recipients Awarded by Mayor Bowman

Winnipeg, MB – Today, Mayor Brian Bowman hosted a virtual reception to award the five successful recipients of this year’s Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership. “Now in its 6th year, the annual presentation of the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership has helped support a total of 30 high school students for their leadership in our community,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202114 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces First Round of Successful Applications to the 2021 Teachers’ Idea Fund

July 16, 2021 The Manitoba government has announced 27 successful innovative projects as the first set of proposals from the inaugural intake of applications for the 2021 Teachers’ Idea Fund, Education Minister Cliff Cullen said today. “As a priority action of the Better Education Start’s Today strategy, we launched a new five-year, $25-million Teachers’ Idea […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202121 Views

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