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Horatio Alger Association of Canada releases first-ever Voices of Our Youth survey

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, September 18, 2018 – Young Canadians remain optimistic about the future and are heavily focused on financial stability, working hard and helping others – but are concerned about the plight of Indigenous Canadians, the impact of technology and levels of stress, according to a wide-ranging study of young Canadians commissioned by the Horatio […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20186 Views

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Two Laurier-led environmental youth camps receive Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council funding

Sept. 17, 2018 Waterloo – The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has funded two environmental youth camps led by Wilfrid Laurier University researchers. The funding, through an NSERC PromoScience grant, will support one camp hosted in the Waterloo Region and one in the Northwest Territories (NWT). “Laurier is a leader in water science […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20184 Views

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RCGS flag expedition discovers wreck of Scottish whaling ship off Baffin Island

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2018 – Two Canadian researchers have found evidence of a Scottish whaling wreck in the High Arctic, thought to be the first discovery of its kind in the world. Michael Moloney and Mathew Ayre, post-doctoral fellows with the University of Calgary’s Arctic Institute of North America, made the find last week. The […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 20187 Views

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Two Laurier scholars among finalists for prestigious national research awards

Sep 05, 2018 Waterloo – Two Wilfrid Laurier University researchers have been named finalists for prestigious 2018 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Impact Awards. Terry Mitchell, a professor in Laurier’s School of International Policy and Governance, was named one of three national finalists for a $50,000 SSHRC Impact Connection Award for her […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 20184 Views

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Archeologists aim to uncover secrets of Franklin expedition in ship’s cabins – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2018 OTTAWA _ Canadian archeologists are set to spend two weeks exploring the wreck of HMS Erebus to uncover even more secrets from the ill-fated Franklin expedition. The ship, along with HMS Terror, disappeared during an exploration through the Arctic in 1846, leaving the fate of captain Sir John Franklin and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 20186 Views

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Archivist helps families learn fate of missing residential school children – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 25, 2018 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS Nellie Hardisty was just a little girl from Moose Factory in Ontario when she disappeared into the morass of Indian residential schools and associated hospitals. She died of turberculosis at the age of 12. None of her family ever saw her again or even […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201812 Views

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U of Waterloo: Researchers shed new insights into fate of Franklin Expedition

August 23, 2018 A team of academic researchers from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Western University in London, University of Saskatchewan, Trent University in Peterborough, University of Waterloo and Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan, have shed new light on a historic mystery. Did the crew die because lead […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201812 Views

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Many Canadians are driving high, according to new StatCan cannabis data – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018 9:10 OTTAWA _ A new Statistics Canada survey has found about 1.4 million Canadians reported they had been a passenger in a vehicle driven by someone who had consumed cannabis in the previous two hours. In addition, one in seven cannabis users with a driver’s licence said they had got behind the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201812 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In August 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about the Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 20186 Views

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Ministry, NFN dropping research nets – North Bay Nugget

August 2, 2018 The province, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, will be conducting research and data collection on Lake Nipissing this summer, with nets being placed in the water this month. This project will allow for the collection of important fish information that will help manage the whole lake ecosystem, as well as help […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201819 Views

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