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MNO Produces ‘Learning at Home’ Kits

When schools across the province closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) staff and educators knew it was time to get creative in their approach to continued learning. Amanda Pont-Shanks, MNO Manager of Early Learning and Childcare and Brian Tucker, MNO Director of Education and Training, brainstormed ways to support Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20206 Views

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George Brown College welcomes Jennifer Campeau in the new role of Director of Indigenous Initiatives

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2020 – George Brown College is delighted to announce that Jennifer Campeau, member of the Anishinaabe from Yellowquill First Nation with kinship ties to the Eastern Region III Metis Nation of Saskatchewan, has been appointed to the role of Director, Indigenous Initiatives. Home to a vibrant community of Indigenous students, alumni and […]

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Scotiabank donates $600,000 to Indspire™ in support of programs that build more resilient futures for Canada’s Indigenous Youth

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2020  – As part of its commitment to supporting economic inclusion for every future, Scotiabank today announced a $600,000 donation to Indspire – Canada’s largest Indigenous-led and Indigenous-focused charity – in support of First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth in Canada. Scotiabank’s donation will focus on financial and culturally relevant teaching, and access […]

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Initiative translates COVID-19 resources into Indigenous languages – Excalibur Online

Founded by a group of medical students and master of public health candidates, four individuals at Translations 4 Our Nations (TFON) have led a global initiative in translating COVID-19 resources into more than 40 Indigenous languages from over 30 countries. The initiative partnered with Indigenous communities during the pandemic to facilitate the accessibility of health […]

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New Indigenous House to be built at UTSC – Varsity

September 27, 2020 A new Indigenous House, which will provide space for Indigenous students and community members, is in the works at UTSC. Construction is expected to begin next summer, and the house will be built adjacent to Ellesmere Road. The two-story building will serve as a campus hub, while also celebrating traditions, practices, and […]

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Editorial: Despite reconciliation, colonialism is alive and well in Canada – The Fulcrum

Apologies sound nice but governments are still ignoring Indigenous voices in 2020 One of the most recognizable acts of activism observed by non-Indigenous Canadians all over the country today is land acknowledgments. But while they are a way to reflect on Canada’s colonialist past and history of broken treaties, they fail to address its colonialist […]

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The Government of Canada is creating a Canada-wide early learning and child care system

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 25, 2020              Markham, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare how critical accessible, affordable, inclusive and high-quality child care is for our families, our children and our economy. Too often parents, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20209 Views

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University of Toronto receives single largest gift in Canadian history from James and Louise Temerty to support advances in human health and health care

A $250-million gift will support discovery, collaboration, innovation, equity and student well-being across the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospital network, advancing its leadership as a global centre of excellence in human health and health care. The transformational gift from the Temerty Foundation, established by James and Louise Temerty, will support […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20209 Views

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uOttawa, Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa agree to promote Indigenous academic and research initiatives

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences is joining forces with Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa University College of Indigenous Studies (NDHU-CIS) to promote Indigenous Studies after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on academic and research cooperation. The aim is to promote broad, cross-disciplinary and inter-university cooperation between uOttawa FSS and the NDHU-CIS by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20209 Views

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Protecting the planet includes protecting the most vulnerable – Queen’s Journal

The Queen’s community discusses the connections between climate activism, capitalism, and anti-racism September 25, 2020 This piece uses “Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)” to refer to the experiences of racialized students. We acknowledge this term is not universal. Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara, undergraduate student trustee, knows the fight for climate justice goes hand in hand […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20209 Views

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