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MB Government: Province Begins Distribution of Millions of Dollars for Safe Schools

September 21, 2020 Taking Action to Keeping Students and Teachers Safe: Goertzen The Manitoba government is providing direct support and funding to ensure safe and healthy learning environments, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our government is providing Manitoba schools with the financial resources they need to support their students and staff,” said Goertzen. “Meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20206 Views

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UCN Faculty Members Create Swampy Cree Textbook

(The Pas, MB) – University College of the North (UCN) faculty members have collaborated on a Cree language textbook in hopes of maintaining northern culture. It is anticipated that Beginning Cree for Swampy Cree Speakers will officially be published by the University Regina Press in the near future. UCN Arts, Business and Science Faculty Member, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202032 Views

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Prestigious award recipients at Assiniboine recognized

The recipients of the Governor General’s Academic Medal and the Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medals have been presented with their awards in advance of graduation this fall. James Epp, Network Administration Technology graduate, is the recipient of the first ever Governor General’s award presented by Assiniboine. “I am honoured to receive this award. I have a […]

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UWinnipeg biologist heads Canadian Aquatic Resources Section

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Caleb Hasler is the president of the Canadian Aquatic Resources Section (CARS), American Fisheries Society (AFS). In this role, he has been tasked to coordinate a virtual Canada Session for the 150th Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. “The American Fisheries Society includes over 8000 fisheries managers, biologists, professors, ecologists, aquaculturists, economists, […]

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Living library creates an interactive way to celebrate Indigenous alumni success – UM Today

September 14, 2020 — Influential Indigenous University of Manitoba (UM) alumni will share their stories and experiences at an upcoming virtual living library event. A living library is a unique way for “readers”, including Indigenous students, the UM campus community and the public, to engage and interact with alumni as “living books” and learn from their […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202022 Views

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SCO: Growing concern among southern First Nation families with province’s back-to-school plan

September 9, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — More than 17,000 First Nation students will head back to school this month amid growing concerns around returning to school in-person. The government of Manitoba has not properly informed or supported schools and families to adequately deal with COVID-19 as they begin the fall term. “As […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202026 Views

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A teaching moment’: Manitoba academics join hundreds in Scholar Strike for Black Lives Canada – CBC

NBA player boycott inspires educators to cut classes short, discuss racial injustice in lieu of curriculum Sep 09, 2020 Some critics panned the recent player boycotts of playoff games in the NBA, MLB and NHL and suggested the move by the affluent athletes wouldn’t result in much change. That turned out to be wrong, as their […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202026 Views

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Southern Chiefs’ Organization: Annual Golf Tournament Raises more than $70,000 for Post-Secondary Scholarships

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and the Southern Chiefs’ Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) thank the committed businesses, organizations and individuals that supported the third annual golf tournament.  Through a partnership with Indspire, more than $70,000 in annual and endowed scholarships will be awarded to students from SCO-member communities, building […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202033 Views

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MMF Announces Support for Métis Families Homeschooling their Children

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Métis Government will ensure opportunities are given to all Métis parents who prefer to keep their children at home, and to do homeschooling, for fear of COVID and for the safety of their families. The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is developing a strategy to assist parents in the homeschooling of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202026 Views

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New committee steers UM’s COVID-19 recovery efforts into the future – UM Today

In May 2020, UM announced two working groups to oversee the university’s COVID-19 recovery efforts. The Recovery Working Group and the Academic Planning Working Group have been guiding us through the web of complexities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing that recovery planning will need to continue for several months, and years, a more developed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202021 Views

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