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Media Advisory: Justice Murray Sinclair to talk about importance of learning from other societies – York U

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 – Learning about different societies around the world can teach non-indigenous Canadians a lot when it comes to indigenous people in Canada. That is what Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will discuss Thursday at York University. His talk, “Indigeneity, the World, and Canada,” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20171 Views

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Free Tuition for Hundreds of Thousands of Ontario Students

New Ontario Student Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications March 29, 2017 9:05 A.M. Office of the Premier Ontario is now accepting applications for the new Ontario Student Assistance Program, which is making tuition free for more than 210,000 students. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with high school students at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 20175 Views

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Algoma U Alumna Headlines National Art Exhibit Art Express’d

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – March 28, 2017): Algoma University and the Department of Visual Arts are pleased to announce that alumna Jessie Buchanan has been selected as one of three exhibitors in the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s (WAG) coast-to-coast-to-coast Canada 150 Art Express’d/Art Exprime. As part of Canada’s 150 celebration, WAG developed Art Express’d/Art Exprime, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20178 Views

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Necessary adjustment of its program offering on the James Bay coast – U of Sudbury

Since 2013, the University of Sudbury has been offering on-site programming in James Bay. The University of Sudbury has now been informed that the federal funding from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) will not be renewed next year. We know that this shocking news will have repercussions on the James Bay coast. The University […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20179 Views

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Canadore College Shedding a Light on Youth Homelessness

Mar 28, 2017 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College students are encouraging our community to think about the extraordinary impact of youth homelessness in North Bay and area. Across the country, 6,000 young Canadians face the dangers and challenges of being homeless each and every night. “This initiative is valuable in bringing awareness to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20177 Views

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For students to succeed, York board needs to change – Thestar.com

March 28, 2017 I am acutely aware of the deep pain felt by many members of the community because the board is seen to have failed to address systemic problems. As the new chair for the York Region District School Board, I approach my job with a simple goal: always aiming to do what is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20176 Views

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Seven Outstanding Canadians to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2017 Convocation Ceremonies

March 27, 2017 Former prime minister, current governor of the Bank of Canada, champion of First Nations communities, among those to be recognized Trent University will honour seven distinguished Canadians, including Canada’s 21st prime minister, the governor of the Bank of Canada, one of today’s most prominent female revolutionaries, a trailblazing social justice advocate, and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20176 Views

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NOSM’s Annual Health Sciences Summer Camp Application Deadline Extended

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) maintains a commitment to providing information to rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone youth about health careers. This year, the School will host its annual Health Sciences Summer Camp from July 10 – 14, 2017 at NOSM at Laurentian University in Sudbury and from July 17 – 21, 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 20176 Views

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MLSE Foundation Awards $50,000 Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant Presented by Just Energy Foundation to Northern Nishnawbe Education Council

March 28, 2017 On Monday evening, MLSE Foundation announced Northern Nishnawbe Education Council as this year’s recipient of the Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant presented by the Just Energy Foundation at Air Canada Centre. MLSE Foundation representatives were joined by Just Energy’s Vice President of Consumer Sales, Richard Teixeira and Vice President of Treasury, Kate […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 20175 Views

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NOSM’s Achievements and Upcoming Events Highlighted at Board of Directors Meeting

Using a combination of video- and tele-conference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held a regular meeting of the Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. At the meeting, NOSM Dean Dr. Roger Strasser presented an update on NOSM’s Performance Goals, highlighting recent achievements in the areas of educational […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20175 Views

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