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Statement from Trent University re: The Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released today documents the devastating experiences of Aboriginal Peoples in the residential school system. It is the responsibility of all Canadians to play a role in fostering the change that can promote recovery and reconciliation. In this context, Trent University believes that educators have a responsibility to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2015222 Views

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Northern College, Wahgoshig First Nation, Primero Mining Enter Partnership

MATHESON, ON: Members of Wahgoshig First Nation will soon be able to earn a Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core certification not far from their community, thanks to a new partnership between the First Nation, Northern College and Primero Mining Corp. The partnership will see two deliveries of Northern College’s Basic Underground Hard Rock […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201510495 Views

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Trent University to Honour More than 1,800 Graduates at 2015 Convocation

Convocation highlights include President Leo Groarke presiding over his first convocation at Trent, largest graduating class from Trent University Durham and largest group of graduate students Trent University will welcome students, families, faculty and special guests to the University Court of the Bata Library on Symons Campus to celebrate the accomplishments of its newest graduates […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015161 Views

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Tapping Millions in Postsecondary Education Funding for Aboriginal Youth

[June 1, 2015 – Ottawa] Millions of dollars in federal funding for postsecondary education are currently going unclaimed by Aboriginal families, but a new partnership announced today aims to change that. Several non-profit organizations, academic institutions, private and community foundations and financial institutions are teaming up to encourage participation in the Canada Learning Bond among […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015160 Views

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WWF-Canada statement on the decision to postpone seismic testing in Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait

Toronto, May 28, 2015 – The National Energy Board was informed this week that a Norwegian-based consortium of oil and gas exploration companies have decided to halt plans for seismic testing this summer in Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait. The hamlet of Clyde River, NU, has strongly opposed seismic testing in this area, as […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015135 Views

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Media Advisory: Governor General, TRC Chair, leading academics tackle critical challenges at Canada’s largest interdisciplinary conference May 30 to June 4

Daily Big Thinking lectures a highlight of the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences OTTAWA Saturday, May 30 to Thursday, June 4, 2015 University of Ottawa campus, various locations Leading scholars and public figures will address critical issues facing Canadians at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, taking place from May […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2015132 Views

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Welcoming the World to Talk About Canada

May 29, 2015 The reviews are in.  The “Challenging Canada” conference held at Trent University Mary 21-23 was a resounding success.  With about 120 participants in attendance from across Canada and the U.S., as well as international guests, registrants were uniformly enthusiastic about the speakers and sessions and came away refreshed and re-energized about the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015147 Views

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Expert Advisory: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s report

May 29, 2015 Sharing oral accounts from darker parts of Canadian history is imperative to the development of empathy and social conscientiousness in future generations, according to research by Professor Kristina Llewellyn, a professor in Social Development Studies at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo. With a long-awaited federal report on residential schools […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015328 Views

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Trent Prof. Helps Launch New Initiatives to Support Aboriginal Research

May 28, 2015. If you haven’t heard of Dr. Newhouse, allow us to introduce you. Professor Newhouse is not only an associate professor of Indigenous Studies and Business Administration, and the chair of Trent University’s Department of Indigenous Studies but he is also a member of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015164 Views

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A lasting commitment

At Carleton event, SSHRC outlines new initiatives supporting Aboriginal research On May 27, 2015, as part of Carleton University’s C2UExpo 2015, SSHRC launched new initiatives to support and promote Aboriginal research and talent development. At a session during the three-day expo, representatives outlined how SSHRC’s commitment to Aboriginal research is reflected in the launch of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015159 Views

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