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Federal budget includes support for research excellence, students

April 22, 2015 Federal budget includes support for research excellence, students KINGSTON, ON – Queen’s University Principal Daniel Woolf says that the 2015 federal budget provides important support for research capacity in Canada, including more than $1.5 billion in investments to support research excellence. The budget also contains measures to enhance financial assistance to post-secondary students, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2015463 Views

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Residential School Survivers Invited to Attend the Truth & Reconciliation Closing Ceremonies

Moose Cree Health Services has applied for funding to sponsor MCFN Residential School Survivors who would like to participate in, and attend the Truth and Reconciliation Closing Ceremonies in Ottawa from May 31st to June 4th, 2015. THIS INITIATIVE IS PENDING AVAILABLE FUNDING. Moose Cree Health Services has twenty (20) available seats for interested MCFN […]

by NationTalk on April 23, 2015511 Views

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Winners for Canada Prizes announced

OTTAWA, April 22, 2015 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Prizes. The Canada Prizes are awarded annually to the best books by Canadian scholars in the humanities and social sciences that make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015457 Views

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E3: Engaging Educational Energy

April 22, 2015 On Friday, April 24th all teachers, education assistants, early childhood educators and librarians of the Kenora Catholic District School Board will be participating in a professional development day entitled E3: Engaging Educational Energy. The day centers on providing staff with an opportu-nity to engage authentically and experience local aboriginal culture and traditions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015424 Views

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Federal budget 2015 invests in research and innovation

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes the government’s future investments in research funding announced in today’s federal budget. “New investments  announced today in Canada’s research granting councils, in Mitacs, CANARIE and  in Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) underscore the invaluable role these institutions play in advancing research excellence and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015451 Views

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Western University applauds support of research infrastructure in federal budget

April 21, 2015 Western University president Amit Chakma applauded the Canadian government’s funding of more $1.3 billion dollars over six years to the Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI) as announced in today’s federal budget. “I thank the government for understanding the importance of building crucial infrastructure to support projects at research-intensive universities and hospitals across […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015454 Views

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Federal budget 2015 promises fewer restrictions on loans and support for graduate research

OTTAWA (CUP) — On April 21, 2015, Minister of Finance Joe Oliver released the long-awaited federal budget. In his speech Oliver said the focus for students would be on ensuring “the skills of our graduates match the needs of our economy.” Here are some highlights that will directly affect students across Canada. Student funding Low- and middle-income […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015525 Views

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Student Leadership Day

April 21, 2015 On Thursday, April 23rd all the grade 7/8 students from St. John School in Red Lake and a selected group of Leadership students from St. Thomas Aquinas High School will be participating in a Stu-dent Leadership Day at the Wauzhushk Onigum Golden Eagle Charitable Entertainment Center. There will be approximately 70 students […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2015460 Views

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Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health

April 21, 2015 Her Excellency Sharon Johnston to Speak at the Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health OTTAWA—Her Excellency Sharon Johnston will deliver remarks during the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health, on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 8:15 a.m., at the Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel. “As a strong supporter of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2015463 Views

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MNO citizen receives Makes A Difference Award

April 20, 2015 On March 25th, 2015, Timmins Local Immigration Partnership held its first Annual Evening of Applause at the Timmins High & Vocational School. The event is in partnership with the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination for Racial Discrimination, and is a closing of a three-month initiative that involved raising awareness and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2015532 Views

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