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Summer Indigenous Institute, July 4-30, 2020.

The Summer Indigenous Institute (SII) is a free month-long transition program for Indigenous students. Launched in July 2019, the program supports Indigenous students as they transition to their undergraduate studies. The program is offered to Indigenous students entering their first year of university at Nipissing University, Algoma University, Lakehead University or Laurentian University as well […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202012 Views

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Indigenous Education at Canadore College Receives National Recognition

May 20, 2020 Canadore College has been selected as the Gold Recipient of the CICan Indigenous Education Excellence Award. CICan, or Colleges and Institutes Canada, is a national association formed in 1972 to represent the interests of its member institutions to government and industry. “The national recognition Canadore received from Colleges and Institutes Canada is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20206 Views

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Trent University Durham faculty receive awards – Oshawa Express

The head of the Trent University Durham GTA campus and a long-time professor have been recognized with one of the university’s most prestigious awards. Joe Muldoon, head of Trent University’s Durham GTA campus, and Dr. Don McCaskill, an Indigenous Studies professor, are the 2020 recipients of the university’s Eminent Service Award. Presented annually, the award […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20208 Views

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ON Government: Health and Safety Top Priority as Schools Remain Closed

Government unveils plans for reopening child care, day camps and initiatives to strengthen learning into the summer May 19, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government is protecting the health and safety of students during the COVID-19 outbreak by keeping schools closed for the rest of this school year. This decision was made after consulting with […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202011 Views

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Nibinamik First Nation declares state of emergency – Tbnewswatch.com

Failing diesel generator and a lack of tools to fight COVID-19 pandemic given as reasons for emergency. SUMMER BEAVER, Ont. — Nibinamik First Nation has declared a state of emergency because of a failing diesel generating system amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of emergency came into effect on Wednesday night at 5 p.m. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202012 Views

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AIAI: Education Updates (child care, school closures, exams, events)

Financial Updates for Child Care Centres Due to the Emergency Order, child care centers were ordered to close, with the exception of the emergency child care for health care and other front-line workers. First Nations who have been approved to run emergency child care will be contacted by the Ministry of Education. The Ministry will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202013 Views

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A brief history of Ontario’s First Nations Public Libraries – This Magazine

May 12, 2020 Ontario is the only province to officially include First Nations Public Libraries (FNPLs) in their public library system—here’s how FNPLs came to be the force are The smallest First Nations Public Library (FNPL) I’ve heard of consists of two shelves. Yes, two shelves, not stacks. Michipicoten First Nation has a fnpl and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202012 Views

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Yellowhead Institute – Colonialism Of The Curve: Indigenous Communities & Bad Covid Data

ON MAY 9th, Indigenous Services Canada announced $250,000 in funding towards improving data collection for First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples impacted by Covid-19. Along with the funding came an admission that the data available to inform Indigenous responses to Covid-19 is insufficient. We’re now nearly two months into broad social distancing and life-altering responses […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202014 Views

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Fleming College offering four free online courses

Peterborough ON – (May 12, 2020) – Fleming College will offer four free online courses for members of the community during the COVID-19 outbreak. The courses address current issues, and prepare students to pursue full certificate programs in the future. Each course provides introductions to programs offered at Fleming, and participants who take the courses […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202012 Views

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Canadore College plans for future amid COVID-19

May 11, 2020 (NORTH BAY) – As the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic persists, Canadore College continues to plan for the future. Canadore administrators held a virtual meeting with college employees this morning to update everyone on the pandemic situation. “We have been forced to change rapidly,” said Canadore President George Burton. “We all hope […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202011 Views

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