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U of G Art Project, Course Part of Canada 150 Celebrations

June 20, 2017 University of Guelph students have created a contemporary art installation at Beausoleil Island in Georgian Bay Islands National Park as part of a national art initiative celebrating Canada’s 150th. U of G is part of LandMarks2017/Repères2017, which involves a coordinated national curriculum and network of contemporary art projects. Fifteen Canadian universities are […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20175 Views

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Nipissing U: Celebrate and learn about Indigenous culture

June 21, 2017 ​The Library’s Thomson Reading Room is hosting an event spearheaded by OPSEU’s Indigenous Mobilization team, featuring sessions and workshops to help people learn about Indigenous culture. Running on June 29, from 2 – 4 p.m., the Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action, is being facilitated by OPSEU Indigenous Mobilization team members Darlene […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20176 Views

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NOSM Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Today, as individuals across Canada celebrate the summer solstice and National Aboriginal Day, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) releases a report titled NOSM’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. The report—a culmination of extensive consultation across the School undertaken in 2016—demonstrates the ongoing work of the portfolios and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20176 Views

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Recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day – Algoma U

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – June 21, 2017):  Algoma University recognizes that today is National Indigenous Peoples Day.  This day, established in 1996 as National Aboriginal Day, was renamed by Prime Minister Trudeau today.   It brings people together across Canada to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of Anishinaabe (First Nations, Metis […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20172 Views

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Skennen’kó:wa Gamig: York U’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – At a ceremony during National Aboriginal Day at York University today, Hart House was renamed Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace. And with that renaming comes the hope for further understanding and reconciliation. The newly renovated Skennen’kó:wa Gamig will be a welcoming, safe and supportive space for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20176 Views

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Osgoode Hall Law School establishes Reconciliation Fund for Indigenous initiatives

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced specific actions that it will take to meet the urgent need of Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples envisioned by the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Osgoode’s enhanced commitment to Reconciliation, which has been identified as a top […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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For National Aboriginal Day, CFLA-FCAB Acting on Recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee Report

OTTAWA, June 21, 2017  – This National Aboriginal Day, the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) is acting on recommendations of the CFLA-FCAB Truth and Reconciliation Committee in its recently released report. The Federation is: Establishing a CFLA-FCAB Standing Committee on Indigenous Matters Creating a digital Indigenous Resources Hub to house and provide access to foundational […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Hydro One honours 14 students as recipients of the Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship

TORONTO, June 21, 2017  – Today, in celebration of National Aboriginal Day,  Hydro One recognized 14 outstanding students selected for the Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship. The scholarship, named in recognition of the Honourable Justice Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin, is granted annually to First Nations, Métis and Inuit post-secondary students. “Our scholarship winners not only […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies Enhances Indigenous Reconciliation at Trent University

Academic requirement for Indigenous course content and new lecture series featuring Indigenous leaders also among key recommendations approved by University Senate June 21, 2017 Trent University announced a significant addition to its 48-year history instilling Indigenous reconciliation in the institution’s everyday work with the approval of 11 key recommendations, among them the naming of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20178 Views

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The Métis Nation of Ontario and Collège Boréal renew Memorandum of Understanding

June 20, 2017 Today the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and Collège Boréal renewed their very successful Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was first implemented in 2009. The renewed MOU will build on existing programs that respond effectively to the specific needs of the Métis people at Collège Boréal. MNO Chair, who is also a […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 20179 Views

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