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R.J. Simpson: Aurora College Transformation Progress

Mr. Speaker, The transformation of Aurora College into a polytechnic university is a priority of this Legislative Assembly and I am pleased to say that we continue to make progress. To be successful, we must focus investments in programs and services that lead to better education and employment outcomes for residents, including through our post-secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20195 Views

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UArctic: UAlberta scientist to lead new Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience

Dec 10, 2019 University of Alberta’s Jeff Birchall will lead UArctic’s new Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience. The Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience was established at the Council of UArctic in September 2019. The University of Alberta, represented by UAlberta North, participates in six other UArctic thematic networks. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201910 Views

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Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Yukon College Partner for on-the-land Interpretive Guiding program

Kwanlin (Whitehorse, Yukon) – Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and Yukon College are partnering on a new 21-week Interpretive Guiding course called Dän Dákeyi Uyenjì. The Southern Tutchone name means ‘that person knows our country’ and reflects the land-based nature of the program. Unlike a typical classroom environment, the program is based in a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201912 Views

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Media Advisory – Hearings on the Yukon Public Accounts and on the report of the Auditor General of Canada on Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Education in Yukon—Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Ottawa, 2 December 2019—The Office of the Auditor General of Canada has been called to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts of the Yukon for hearings on the 2018–19 Yukon Public Accounts and on the report on Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Education in Yukon. Both hearings are scheduled on Wednesday, 11 December 2019. Karen Hogan, Assistant Auditor General, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201913 Views

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Yukon College will become the first university in Canada’s territories – CTV

WHITEHORSE — Canada will finally have its first Arctic university. This past week, the Yukon legislature passed a bill to make Yukon College a university. It will be an institution with an Indigenous flavour that will make it as unique as the region it is to serve. “Everybody knows we’re moving toward something big and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201912 Views

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UArctic: Call for contributions for Relate North 2020 publication

Nov 27, 2019 “Relate North: Tradition and Innovation in Art & Design Education” will be the seventh book published in the Relate North series connected to the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts & Design (ASAD) and published by InSEA Publications. The first book was published in 2014, “Relate North: Engagement, Art and Representation” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201917 Views

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Call for abstracts open for ICASS X “Arctic Generations: Looking Back and Looking Forward”

Wed, Nov 27, 2019 The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) announces the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X) to be held on the campus of Northern (Arctic) Federal University, in Arkhangelsk, Russia, 15-19 June 2020. June 20 will be reserved for additional excursions, such as the Solovetsky Islands. ICASS X will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201916 Views

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Yukon College: University of the Arctic board met in Whitehorse this week

November 26, 2019 WHITEHORSE, YT—The Board of Governors for the University of the Arctic (UArctic) met at Yukon College in Whitehorse this week. The board members represent eight circumpolar countries — Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, USA and Canada. Sixteen people were present including Yukon College President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Karen Barnes who […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201918 Views

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Discussion series reflecting on Yukon First Nations self-government negotiations now available online

WHITEHORSE, YT — Four panel discussions featuring key participants in Yukon First Nations self-government negotiations reflecting on the process and what was achieved are now available on the Yukon College website. The Perspectives Series was held between January 2018 and January 2019. They were organized and presented by the College in partnership with the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201916 Views

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Academic Advisory Council created to guide transformation of Aurora College

R. J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, addressed the inaugural meeting of the Aurora College Transformation Academic Advisory Council (Academic Advisory Council) earlier today. The Academic Advisory Council was created to support and advise the Associate Deputy Minister of Post-Secondary Education Renewal during the transformation of Aurora College to a polytechnic university. In […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201914 Views

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