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Boys and Girls Clubs are Celebrating National Child Day with Elected Officials

11/11/2015 ​ (Toronto, ON) Elected officials will assert their commitment to listen to the voices of young people in communities across the country for National Child Day on Friday, November 20, 2015. Boys and Girls Clubs across Canada are inviting government officials from every level to visit their local Club to celebrate National Child Day […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 2015543 Views

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Métis heritage, fiddling, and jigging to be featured at Cambrian College

SUDBURY – On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Cambrian College’s Wabnode Centre for Aboriginal Services is hosting a celebration of Métis culture and heritage in the Student Life Centre at the College’s Barrydowne campus. The event is planned in honour of Louis Riel Day, which is Nov. 16. Dance and live music, including traditional fast fiddling, jigging, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 2015259 Views

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Two new honorary degree recipients named during Queen’s fall convocation

To mark Restorative Justice Week, Simon Fraser University’s annual Liz Elliott Memorial Lecture on Monday, Nov. 16 will feature Howard Sapers, correctional investigator of Canada and an SFU alumnus. As Canada’s prison ombudsman, Sapers has advocated for improvements to the country’s correctional system for more than a decade. He is charged with making proposals to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 2015275 Views

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Media Advisory: Justice or Just-Us? lecture by Claudette Commanda

OTTAWA, November 9, 2015  —  The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ottawa invites members of the media to a lecture on the status of First Nations. WHAT: Justice or Just-Us?  lecture by Claudette Commanda WHEN: Tuesday, November 10, 4 p.m. WHERE: Social Sciences Building (FSS), Room 4007 (120 University | map) As part […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2015266 Views

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ONCAT releases Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

TORONTO, November 5, 2015 – The Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) has issued Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for new postsecondary Pathway Development Projects and for Research Projects on credit transfer in the province of Ontario. 2015-16 RFP – PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS ONCAT is seeking proposals for innovative pathway development projects that develop and implement strategies […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015506 Views

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A focus on education is critical for nurturing entrepreneurship in Canada

(Toronto, 5 November 2015) Entrepreneurs generate jobs, support local communities and build prosperous societies, but Canada could be doing more to leverage their job-creating potential.  According to a recent EY report, From classroom to boardroom: creating a culture for high impact entrepreneurship, governments must support future generations of youth entrepreneurs with targeted education policies. “Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015312 Views

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Future Mohawk Leaders Award

The Higher Education Program has once again received a very generous donation from an anonymous donor. This donation, along with assistance from the Tribal Council, will allow scholarships to be awarded to eight undergraduate and two graduate students. The scholarships will be in the amount of $3,000 and are nonrenewable. This scholarship is open to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015705 Views

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Winners of the $40,000 Canadian Innovators in Education Awards Announced

5 November 2015 Courageous leaders who have provoked deep meaningful change throughout their schools are honoured CEA and Reader’s Digest Canada are pleased to recognize the following three award-winning school districts that are leading lasting and system-changing K-12 initiatives: First Prize – $25,000 Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) Central Okanagan School District Kelowna, BC Second Prize […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 2015267 Views

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Community Foundations of Canada’s Youth Catalyst Fund boosts educational and career opportunities for young Canadians

(Ottawa, ON) November 3, 2015 – Community Foundations of Canada’s national 2012 Vital Signs report, #GenerationFlux, underscored the many challenges facing young people as they completed their education and transitioned into the workforce. Today, as part of a broader strategy being activated across Canada’s 191 community foundations, Community Foundations of Canada’s Youth Catalyst Fund is […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2015205 Views

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Carleton to Present Honorary Degrees to Murray Sinclair and Ben Heppner at 2015 Fall Convocation

Carleton University is holding its annual Fall Convocation on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, where honorary degrees will also be conferred upon tenor Ben Heppner and The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. There are two ceremonies. The morning ceremony will honour Sinclair with a Doctor of Laws honoris causa in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 2015326 Views

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