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Laurier faculty members receive nearly one million dollars from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

WATERLOO – The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has awarded Insight Grants to seven Wilfrid Laurier University faculty members. The winners will cumulatively receive nearly one million dollars in research funding. “We are proud of Laurier’s SSHRC Insight Grant winners, whose diverse research ranges from studies on trade policy and industry adjustment to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 20206 Views

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New post offers support in Indigenizing curriculum – Western News

July 13, 2020 Ask Sara Mai Chitty, BA’14, MA’15, to describe land-based learning, and chances are, the Anishinaabekwe storyteller and educator will share an anecdote to illustrate the concept. “A couple of years ago, there was a story about a whale carrying her dead calf around on her back for several weeks in mourning. I […]

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Toyota Canada Foundation Announces Funding for Actua at Home

(Ottawa, Ontario, July 9) — Today, the Toyota Canada Foundation announced a $150,000 grant in support of Actua’s COVID19-response program, Actua at Home. This additional investment will contribute to remote (online and offline) science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming for youth, especially underserved youth, across Canada. “This additional support from the Toyota Canada Foundation […]

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Ontario Taking Bold Action to Address Racism and Inequity in Schools

New Changes to Advance Equal Opportunity for Black, Indigenous and Racialized Students July 9, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government announced bold new changes to the education system that will help break down barriers for Black, Indigenous and racialized students and provide all students with an equal opportunity to succeed. As part of this action, […]

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With a focus on women, U of T researcher aims to raise awareness of Métis issues in Canada – News@UofT

An Indigenous scholar’s long-standing research related to Métis women comes at a pivotal moment when understanding and standing in solidarity with people who are oppressed is crucial. Jennifer Adese, an associate professor in the department of sociology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has dedicated her efforts to Indigenous research throughout her academic career. However, it […]

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The CST Inspired Minds Learning Project Awards Nearly $140,000 in Funding to Help Learning Happen

TORONTO, ON (July 9, 2020) — This year, our children and youth have faced unprecedented challenges in their education. The COVID-19 pandemic brought significant disruption to learning across Canada, especially in underserved regions. The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation (CSTF) believes in the power of education and inspiring growth. To help keep children learning, CSTF has […]

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Shifting to At-Home Education Leaves Some Canadian Kids at a Disadvantage

TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – With in-school sessions paused across the country, educators have been grappling with the need to provide effective lessons remotely and digitally for students now learning at home. As teachers shift to online learning and parents start to play a bigger role, Canadian not-for-profit organizations are working hard to ensure that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 20208 Views

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Five new members for the University of Sudbury Board of Regents

July 7, 2020 – The University of Sudbury is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its Board of Regents: Mr. Dominic Beaudry, Ms. Joanne Bénard, Mr. Edmond Paquette, Ms. Janique Perrin and Dr. Tim Vine. Mr. Dominic Beaudry has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Indigenous Studies from Trent University, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20206 Views

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Boushie family joins City of Thunder Bay in hopes that ‘things will be different for our younger generations’ – Anishinabek News

July 07, 2020 THUNDER BAY — Thunder Bay’s nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up virtual screening and panel discussion featured the late Colten Boushie’s family members Jade Brown-Tootoosis and Mylan Tootoosis and legal counsel Eleanore Sunchild on June 25. The City of Thunder Bay co-hosted the film screening and panel discussion along with the Thunder Bay […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20205 Views

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Matawa First Nations Sound the Alarm on the Lack of 2020/2021 Supplementary Funding to Make Schools Safe in the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Thunder Bay, ON– Recognizing that the COVID-19 global pandemic has caused significant disruption to First Nations in the 2019/2020 academic year, and will continue to do so in 2020/2021 if proper planning and precautions are not put in place—the Chiefs of the Matawa Chiefs Council—based on an urgent recommendation from a number of Education Authorities […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 20209 Views

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