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Nanabijou Childcare Centre Hosts Grand Opening of New Facility

December 16, 2014 – The Nanabijou Childcare Centre officially opened its doors during the grand opening of its new building located along Oliver Road on the grounds of Lakehead University. Several dignitaries and government officials attended and spoke at the event that featured a tour of the 8,200-square foot facility, and an overview of the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014219 Views

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National Indigenous Education Protocol Signed by Confederation College & Negahneewin Council

(December, 16 2014) – December 16, 2014, THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College’s Centre for Policy in Aboriginal Learning (CPAL) facilitated the signing of a national Indigenous Education Protocol by President Jim Madder today.  College partner, Leona Scanlon, Chair of the Negahneewin Council, also signed in support of the College’s ongoing commitment to Aboriginal education. In […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014256 Views

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NAFC Request for Proposals: The New Journeys Project

The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) is seeking a contractor/contracting firm “the Contractor” to update, promote and further develop the New Journeys project and database. The Contractor will be required to complete all work by March 31, 2015. 2. NAFC and New Journey’s Background The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) represents the 117 […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2014228 Views

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Launch of Giant Arctic Floor Map: a national educational project

MEDIA PREVIEW/PHOTO OP Canadian Museum of Nature, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10 AM Media are invited to join an Ottawa Grade 5/6 class to “walk” across the Arctic with the unveiling of a new gym‐sized Arctic floor map! The recent discovery of Franklin’s flagship Erebus has focussed attention for many Canadians on this remote region – one that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014200 Views

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The 2015 Canada Day Challenge is Officially Launched

Participate for a chance to win an extraordinary experience in the capital of Canada December 12, 2014 – Gatineau, Quebec – Department of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today launched the 2015 Canada Day Challenge. The Canada Day Challenge is an annual contest that invites young Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014207 Views

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Two Queen’s alumni and former principal honoured with naming of residences

December 10, 2014 KINGSTON, ON – Queen’s University announced today the naming of two new residence buildings currently under construction. The residences, which will provide accommodation for 550 students, will be named David C. Smith House for former Queen’s principal David Chadwick Smith and Brant House for Drs. Marlene Brant Castellano and Clare Clifton Brant. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014204 Views

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NOSM Associate Dean, Community Engagement Dr. David Marsh Reappointed for Second Five-Year Term

Dr. David Marsh to Assume Deputy Dean and Dr. Catherine Cervin to Assume  Senior Associate Dean, Laurentian University Roles December 11, 2014 The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr. David Marsh as NOSM’s Associate Dean of Community Engagement for a second five-year term, effective July 1, 2015. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014432 Views

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NU hosts Debwendizon, an Aboriginal youth education gathering

December 10, 2014 Nipissing’s Office of Aboriginal Initiatives recently hosted Debwendizon, an Aboriginal youth education gathering, which saw aboriginal students from six local high schools come to campus to learn more about the university and what sets NU apart. A total of 33 students participated in the event from the following high schools: Widdifield, St. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014219 Views

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Come Walk in our Moccasins

Experience a day in the life of a student at the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) Faculty of Medicine! “Come and Walk in our Moccasins” was initiated in 2010 as a recruiting strategy to encourage First Nations, Métis and Inuit people to apply to the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine. The Mini-Med school includes participation by a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014270 Views

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DAREarts Partners With Vancouver Opera for an Innovative Arts Program That Has Helped Thousands of Children Across Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(- Dec. 10, 2014) – A correction from source is issued for the press release disseminated today at 13:33 PM ET. The DAREarts’ Lead Sponsor company names have been corrected in the last paragraph to read “Northbridge Insurance and HUB International Insurance Brokers”. The amended release follows: Editors Note: There is a photo […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 2014228 Views

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