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Brielle Chanae Thorsen: recipient of Polytechnique Montréal’s $30,000 Order of the White Rose scholarship

December 3, 2020 Montréal – Brielle Chanae Thorsen is the 2020 recipient of the $30,000 Order of the White Rose scholarship awarded by Polytechnique Montréal. Originally from Cochrane (near Calgary, Alberta), Thorsen holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), where she is now pursuing a Master’s in Mechanical […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20201 Views

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Students Pleased With Federal Investments In Student Financial Supports And Job Creation

OTTAWA — The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has been watching closely as the lives of post-secondary students have been impacted considerably by the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to see additional investments supporting students and recent graduates in today’s federal Fall Economic Statement. CASA greatly appreciates the elimination of interest on Canada Student […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20202 Views

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Virtual symposium celebrates U of T’s discovery of insulin, looks to future of diabetes research – U of T News

Before the discovery of insulin, diabetes amounted to a death sentence. Newspapers at the time circulated black-and-white pictures of emaciated diabetic children with little recourse except a “starvation diet” that was meant to prolong their life. After the University of Toronto’s Frederick Banting, Charles Best, J.J.R MacLeod and James Collip, pioneered the use of insulin […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20203 Views

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Carleton Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre Partner Wins Governor General’s History Award for Community Programming

Carleton University’s Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre (GCRC) is proud to announce that its partner’s Gwich’in Goonanh’kak Googwandak: The Places and Stories of the Gwich’in project has just won the 2020 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. This award-winning partnership with the Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Cultural Heritage (formerly Gwich’in Social […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20202 Views

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Leading Canadians With U of G Ties Rise in Order of Canada

Acclaimed Canadian author and University of Guelph professor emeritus Thomas King has been promoted to a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest grade within the Order. U of G alumna and former University chancellor Martha Billes, a prominent Canadian business leader, has been made an Officer of the Order. Membership in the Order […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20202 Views

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RSC: Joint Statement on Languages

OTTAWA / December 1 / Cision / The RSC is proud to be part of this international initiative on “The Importance of Languages in a Global Context” and to join our fellow academies in upholding the importance of languages and language education around the world. In Canada, we benefit from a wide range of languages. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202016 Views

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Free Mooc Course to Help Students Learn Online Back by Popular Demand

Second cohort of five-week, self-paced “Learning to Learn Online” course offered by Contact North I Contact Nord and Athabasca University kicks off January 18, 2021 THUNDER BAY, ON – A free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help students succeed in their online learning is now back by popular demand. Offered jointly by Contact North […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20204 Views

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Lakehead University launches Global Indigenous Speaker Series

November 30, 2020 Lakehead University’s Office of Indigenous Initiatives, International and the Department of Indigenous Learning have collaborated to host a Virtual Global Indigenous Speaker Series, Imagining Possibilities through Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Critical issues of our time including climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic have challenged the current state of affairs, provoking an inward gaze […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20205 Views

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Dr. Sandra Kirby appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

University of Winnipeg Professor Emerita Dr. Sandra Kirby has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada – among the highest civilian honours a Canadian citizen can receive – as a result of “her pioneering research on athlete harassment and for her sustained efforts as an advocate for equity, inclusion and safety in sport.” An […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202025 Views

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Ontario Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners

Starting today families can apply for the funding online VAUGHAN — The Ontario government is again providing financial relief for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era with support totalling $380 million. Starting today, parents or guardians residing in Ontario can complete a simple online application through the Support for Learners web page. Applications will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20202 Views

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