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UArctic: Call for Program Content: Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

November 16, 2017 The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide abstracts, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018. CAFF in partnership with the Ministry […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20176 Views

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UArctic representation at Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference

November 15, 2017 The 2017 Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference brings together academia, policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss pressing Arctic issues and ways to build a sustainable future through circumpolar cooperation. Several UArctic representatives are also panelists or speakers in the conference and its side events. On Monday, November 13, UArctic President Lars Kullerud gave […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 20178 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in Nunavut gain vital job skills and experience

From Employment and Social Development Canada November 14, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Indigenous peoples represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population. The Government of Canada, Indigenous communities and other partners need to work together to remove barriers to employment and ensure Indigenous youth get the skills and opportunities they […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201712 Views

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Yukon College ranked 2nd for number of paid student researchers

Thursday, November 9, 2017 WHITEHORSE—Yukon College ranked 2nd out of comparable smaller colleges in Canada for the number of paid student researchers according to the newly released Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges by Research Infosource Inc. In 2016, Yukon College employed 30 students in paid research positions. The students assisted research in climate change adaptation, Northern Energy Innovation, Cold […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201715 Views

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BluEarth Announces Recipients of its 2017 Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship (ACES)

November 08, 2017 Calgary, Alberta – (November 08, 2017) BluEarth Renewables (BluEarth) is pleased to announce it has awarded its 2017 Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship (ACES) to six deserving recipients. This scholarship provides financial support and skills development opportunities for Canadian Indigenous students pursuing trades certification, diploma, degree and other programs from accredited post-secondary institutions. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 201713 Views

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The Government of Canada announces funding for academic-led climate research in Canada’s high Arctic

From Environment and Climate Change Canada November 8, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario Science is the foundation of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s work. Canada recognizes the importance of sound science in evidence-based decision making, and it remains committed to supporting climate and atmospheric science in Canada. That is why the Government of Canada is providing […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 20178 Views

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Yukon Minister of Education unveils art project celebrating redesigned curriculum

November 07, 2017 On behalf of the Government of Yukon, Minister of Education Tracy-Anne McPhee unveiled a visual art project today at Elijah Smith Elementary School to illustrate Yukon’s redesigned school curriculum. The artwork was produced in collaboration with local Yukon artist and storyteller Rhoda Merkel, Lance Burton and a group of young artists from […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 201712 Views

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Applications for FNIGC’s 2017 National Student Bursary are now being accepted

Applications for FNIGC’s 2017 National Student Bursary are now being accepted October 13, 2017 – The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the 2017 FNIGC National Student Bursary for First Nations post-secondary students. The 7th annual bursary will grant $2,500 bursaries (along with free registration to FNIGC’s […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201710 Views

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Tlicho Government: Colomac Remediation Program – Elders Visit & Grad Ceremony

November 3, 2017 The Tłı̨chǫ Government in partnership with INAC-CARD (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada – Contaminants and Remediation Division) and Tłı̨chǫ Construction held a four week work-to-learn program out at the former Colomac Mine Site for student-workers from Whatì, and Gamètì in October. The four weeks were broken into two parts, with students working […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201710 Views

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U Arctic: International tutorial workshop “Teaching indigenous languages and literatures in the Arctic” in Yakutia

Tue, Oct 31, 2017 The workshop will take place March 20 – 23, 2018 at Topolinskaya comprehensive secondary school in Yakutia, Russia. The workshop is jointly organized by the North-Eastern Federal Universityand Topolinskaya school and supported by UArctic, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and Institute of the Humanities and the Indigenous Peoples of the North. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201711 Views

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