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Provincial and Federal Governments Sign Bilateral Agreement on Early Learning and Child Care

December 15, 2017 The Government of Canada is making significant investments in early learning and child care systems which will improve the lives of Canadian children and their families. Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defense, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 20177 Views

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Ontario Honouring Indigenous Youth with Bartleman Award

Five Talented Young Indigenous Writers Recognized December 15, 2017 10:00 A.M. Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario is honouring five young Indigenous writers from across the province with the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The award celebrates the work of Indigenous youth and encourages them to share their unique perspectives and experiences with […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 20176 Views

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Global Water Futures to fund Laurier water research addressing climate change in Canada’s North

Dec. 12, 2017 Waterloo – Two Wilfrid Laurier University led research projects will receive funding from Global Water Futures for their research focused on addressing environmental issues facing Canada’s North. “Laurier has an extraordinary strength and capacity in impactful water research,” said Robert Gordon, vice-president: research at Laurier. “This investment, through Global Water Futures, further demonstrates the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20174 Views

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Carleton University Creates Helmut Kallmann Chair for Music in Canada

December 12, 2017 Carleton University is pleased to announce the creation of the Helmut Kallmann Chair for Music in Canada, which will work with undergraduate and graduate students and research topics of Canadian music. This endowed Chair is established thanks to a transformational commitment of $2 million from Carleton Distinguished Research Professor Elaine Keillor. The […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20177 Views

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Carleton Announces 2018 Travers Fellowship Recipients Aleksandra Sagan and Laura Kane

December 11, 2017 Carleton University’s Susan Harada, associate director of the School of Journalism and Communication, announced today that Aleksandra Sagan and Laura Kane have received this year’s $25,000 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship. The fellowship is administered by Carleton and supports a significant foreign reporting project by Canadian journalists or journalism students. “It’s heartening that we […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20173 Views

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Census 2016: Where is the discussion about Indigenous education? – The Globe and Mail

Recently, Statistics Canada released the final batch of results from the 2016 census. It included education statistics for Canadians – including Indigenous Canadians. Perhaps Indigenous education outcomes are the most important findings in this final batch, and among Indigenous education outcomes, perhaps the most important are high school completion results among young adults. They provide […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20172 Views

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Speech: Don’t know much about geography: perspectives on local, regional and territorial archives

Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada Queen’s University Archives Annual Lecture Kingston, Ontario October 26, 2017 Good afternoon. Thanks to Martha Whitehead and to Queen’s for inviting me to give the Queen’s University Archives annual lecture this year. I would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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CASA: Government Committee Recommends Addressing Student Mental Health and Textbook Costs

OTTAWA, December 11, 2017 – The government’s Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) released its annual report of recommendations for the upcoming federal budget, and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is pleased to see that these include measures to address important student issues. Notably, CASA is in support of the committee’s recommendations to address […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20176 Views

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Canada’s Residential School Story Launches on Google Earth Voyager

Ottawa, December 11, 2017— Residential schools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children were first established in 1831 and ran for 165 years until 1996. This system had one goal: to forcibly assimilate Canada’s Indigenous Peoples into the non-Indigenous population. Canadian Geographic Education (Can Geo Education), the first Canadian organization to produce Google Earth Voyager […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20175 Views

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Humber Explores How Data Drives Storytelling

Lakeshore Campus hosts Data Driven, a conference for Journalism students and Journalists Toronto, Ontario – December 8, 2017 – The School of Media Studies and Information Technology is offering a free opportunity for students to join some of Canada’s most prolific investigative reporters, developers and coders to discuss the influences data can create in different journalistic settings. The […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 20175 Views

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