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Algoma University/Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig Joint Statement

February 14, 2018 Yesterday, members of our community gathered in the Shingwauk auditorium to express and share thoughts and feelings about the Colten Boushie death and our concerns regarding the impact, implications, and some of the deeply problematic responses expressed within sectors of Canadian society. Our sharing circle focused on concern for the family and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201811 Views

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McMaster reaffirms commitment to supporting Indigenous community

February 14, 2018 McMaster University has joined other institutions reaffirming its commitment to supporting The Indigenous community. President Patrick Deane joined other leaders extending their deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Colten Boushie, the wider Indigenous community and all Canadians who are hurting at this difficult time. We are fully committed to supporting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201812 Views

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MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council meet with local school board – MNO

Submitted by MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council Chair Christa Lemelin. On February 1, 2018, a delegation from the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council (PDWMC) met with the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board at the MNO office in Peterborough. The MNO PDWMC delegation consisted […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 20187 Views

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Principal’s message regarding the Colten Boushie verdict – Queen’s Gazette

February 13, 2018 Indigenous Law Students’ Alliance and the Office of Indigenous Initiatives hosts candlelight vigil. On behalf of the Queen’s University community, I wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Colten Boushie, and to the broader Indigenous community. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Queen’s University has a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 20185 Views

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How the Canadian legal system fails Indigenous people like Colten Boushie: U of T expert – UofT

The verdict in the Colten Boushie case has provoked outrage across the country and prompted reflection about how the justice system treats Indigenous people. After 15 hours of deliberation, the jury acquitted Gerald Stanley, a farmer, of second-degree murder in connection with the death of Boushie, a 22-year-old Cree man from the Red Pheasant First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 20188 Views

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What’s On at Trent University – Week of February 12

February 12, 2018 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this month: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Mitsi (the words): North at Trent Lecture Series Time: […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201814 Views

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Waterloo stands for inclusion

Over the past few days, we have heard from many in the campus community on how our nation is doing in terms of building positive and supportive relationships with Indigenous people. It is important to acknowledge these voices as well as the perspectives contained in an open letter to Canadian university presidents from Indigenous faculty […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20187 Views

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Measuring Indigenous Education Outcomes Key to Progress – Wawa-news.com

Feb 13, 2018 Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample,” authors John Richards and Parisa […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20186 Views

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Students Want to Make Sure No One is Left Without the Chance to Gain a Post-Secondary Education – CASA

OTTAWA, February 13, 2018 – The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) published a new policy paper today, entitled Access for All: Making Student Aid Work for Everyone. This paper looks at the student financial aid system in Canada and recommends changes to ensure that no student should ever be prevented from obtaining a post-secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20189 Views

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Laurentian University – Colten Boushie

As Interim President, I want to extend the sincerest condolences and sympathy of the Laurentian University community to the family and friends of Colten Boushie for the grief and frustration they must be feeling at this time. Our sympathy extends to the whole Indigenous community which shares in that grief and frustration. You are in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20188 Views

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