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New mobile app and podcast created to support First Nations wellness

New mobile app and podcast created to support First Nations wellness Chatham-Kent, ON (November 29, 2021) Thunderbird Partnership Foundation has developed a new mobile app and podcast that promote Indigenous healing and wellness that are grounded in culture, and Indigenous ways of knowing. The new Thunderbird Wellness app provides access to culturally safe, trauma informed […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 202115 Views

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Geospatial analyst creates online app to raise awareness of the water crisis in First Nation communities – U Windsor News

Nov 17th, 2021 While libraries across Canada celebrate geographic information systems Nov. 17 as GIS Day, Leddy Library’s geospatial data analyst Carina Luo decided to use the technology to raise awareness about the ongoing water crisis in First Nation communities. “Access to safe and reliable drinking water is easy for most Canadians, however many First […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20219 Views

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Ontario Expanding High-Quality, Accessible Virtual Learning

Province’s call for proposals in partnership with eCampusOntario will help students increase their skills and create fulfilling careers October 28, 2021 TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $10.7 million to provide more flexible postsecondary education options for learners. This funding will help expand the suite of high-quality, market-responsive virtual learning programs and resources across […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202165 Views

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Canada’s connectivity gap leaving rural, remote, and Indigenous communities further behind: New report

October 28, 2021 Many people in rural and remote regions of Canada are still unable to access essential services online and struggle to thrive in an increasingly connected economy, according to a new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). Incremental policy approaches have failed to close the connectivity gap, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202125 Views

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Journey through an incredible world of awe-inspiring insects in Bug Lab, a new immersive exhibition at Ontario Science Centre

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2021  – Step into a realm that’s truly un-bee-lievable! With giant, ultra-realistic models of bugs and engaging hands-on activities, Bug Lab explores the unique genius of bugs and their profound impact on human lives. Created by New Zealand’s national museum Te Papa, working with award-winning film studio Weta Workshop, the one-of-a-kind exhibition […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2021131 Views

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High-speed internet will be a ‘game-changer’ for remote Indigenous communities – TBNewsWatch.com

Rapid Lynx project will connect five fly-in First Nations via 700km fibre-optic, long-haul line. Wayne Slipperjack recalled the early days, in the late 1990s, of dial-up internet in Eabametoong First Nation: the telltale crackling as a signal was sent over the phone line, followed by the agonizingly drawn-out wait while a file downloaded. “It was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202124 Views

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High-speed internet will be a ‘game-changer’ for remote Indigenous communities – Northern Ontario Business

Rapid Lynx project will connect five fly-in First Nations via 700km fibre-optic, long-haul line Wayne Slipperjack recalled the early days, in the late 1990s, of dial-up internet in Eabametoong First Nation: the telltale crackling as a signal was sent over the phone line, followed by the agonizingly drawn-out wait while a file downloaded. “It was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202127 Views

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Statement from the Minister of National Defence on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

From: National Defence Statement September 30, 2021 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: “Today marks the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a time for every Canadian to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2021156 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Makes Progress on Territorial Internet Connectivity Project

August 18, 2021 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 are pleased to announce the approval of the $51 million Treaty #3 Territorial Internet Connectivity Project. This announcement comes on the news of a joint investment by the Federal and Provincial governments of $148 million in Northwestern Ontario. This funding announcement will provide the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 202159 Views

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ITK Calls For Increased Internet Access, Reliability And Affordability In Inuit Nunangat As Part Of COVID-19 Recovery Plans

Affordable, reliable high-speed broadband in Inuit Nunangat is imperative to allow Inuit to participate equitably in society and the economy. However, availability of high-speed internet in Inuit communities lags behind the rest of Canada as well as many other Arctic jurisdictions. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s latest Research Briefing, ‘The Digital Divide: Broadband Connectivity in Inuit Nunangat’, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202149 Views

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