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New Book and New Opportunities: Dr. Heather Nicol Examines the Arctic

Dr. Heather Nicol, a member of Trent’s Geography Department, is a political geographer who studies the political, historic, and economic realities surrounding the Canada-U.S. border. Following on the heels of the launch of her most recent book, The Fence and the Bridge: Geopolitics and Identity along the Canada–US Border, she’s now taking her research south […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201589 Views

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TDSB Celebrates Aboriginal Education Month 2015

The history of Canada begins with Aboriginal peoples. Each year, November is Aboriginal Education Month in all our schools and workplaces across the Toronto District School Board. In recognizing Aboriginal Education Month, we acknowledge the rights of Canada’s Indigenous peoples as the original peoples of this land. With several significant dates for Aboriginal peoples taking […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2015136 Views

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ITK Board of Directors Resolution on the TRC Calls to Action

October 30, 2015 ITK’s Board of Directors passed the following resolution at their meeting in Cambridge Bay in September regarding the Inuit response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action and ITK’s work on these recommendations. ITK Resolution Re: TRC Calls to Action WHEREAS The Inuit of Canada, as led by Inuit Tapiriit […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 2015192 Views

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Lakehead’s Ring of Fire Conference to Focus on Urgent Issues

October 28, 2015 Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is hosting a Ring of Fire conference on Friday, Oct. 30 that will examine sustainable development, the duty to consult, and community impact. A Law professor, a Geology professor, and a law student will moderate the discussions. “This conference seeks to build upon the success […]

by pmnationtalk on October 28, 2015172 Views

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Polar Bear Trading Post Donates Artifacts to Northern College

TIMMINS, ON: Northern College now has an impressive selection of Indigenous artifacts on display at its Timmins Campus, thanks to a generous donation from a local business owner. Laurie Belisle, owner of the Polar Bear Trading Post of Cochrane, Ontario, and her late father Guy Belisle made the donation in support of the college’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2015152 Views

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Two aboriginal youth win forest industry Skills Awards

October 28, 2015 TORONTO The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) today awarded the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Taylor Wale and Patrice Bellefleur. Wale is a 22-year old woman from the Gitxsan First Nation studying Natural Resource Conservation in the Faculty of Forestry […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2015151 Views

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Visit to Toronto and Waterloo

October 27, 2015 Governor General to Participate in Events in Toronto and Waterloo OTTAWA—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will take part in public events in Toronto and Waterloo from Thursday, October 29 to Saturday, October 31, 2015, to highlight innovative social practices and to recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2015209 Views

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Skills Work! For Women – Career Exploration Event

On Thursday, Oct. 29, 150 female students in grades 9-12 from Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Trillium Lakelands District School Board, and PVNCCDSB will be exploring a future career in the skilled trades in Peterborough. These young women will have the opportunity to meet local mentors and learn more about their career paths. With […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2015126 Views

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Northern Nursing Students Gain Valuable Experience in Mattagami First Nation

TIMMINS, ON: Students from the Laurentian University Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program at Northern College had an opportunity to learn about the health care system in Mattagami First Nation earlier this month, thanks to the generous support of Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines and Kidd Operations. Ten third-year BScN students spent a day […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2015125 Views

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Junior Canadian Rangers Have “An Awesome Time” in Thunder Bay

A group of Junior Canadian Rangers went back to their home communities yesterday (Sunday) with a range of new experiences and an increased sense of Aboriginal history after four days of training in Thunder Bay. “They had an awesome time here,” said Master Corporal Lenore Albany, a Canadian Ranger who works with Junior Rangers in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2015137 Views

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