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French First Language Secondary School design-build contract awarded

December 10, 2018 Joint news release with the Government of Canada and Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon A $29,357,080 contract for the new French First Language Secondary School and community spaces has been awarded to Whitehorse-based company Ketza Construction. The project was tendered as a negotiated request for proposals, which considers Yukon First Nations’ participation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20184 Views

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University of the Arctic: north2north application round for 2019/2020 is open

Improve your knowledge about Arctic issues and people by studying and experiencing life in another circumpolar institution. north2north mobility program enables you to experience life in another North while gaining international competencies that will benefit your future career and academic endeavours. What is north2north? north2north is University of the Arctic´s mobility programme that involves universities […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20186 Views

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Call for Applications and Nominations: Empowering Arctic Indigenous Scholars and Making Connections

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), in cooperation with Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska (ICC), is accepting applications and nominations for Indigenous Scholar opportunities. The deadline is January 10, 2019. Arctic Indigenous scholars have historically and continue to advance a variety of issues, such as food security, hunting and fishing rights, community resilience, climate […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20186 Views

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How Canadian universities are responding to the TRC’s Calls to Action – Macleans.ca

Universities wrestle with how to begin their transformation—and what they’re willing to change Dalhousie’s Indigenous Student Centre recently relocated to a prominent place on the university’s downtown Halifax campus. Residing in a cheery blue house, shared by the Black Student Advising Centre, there’s a student lounge, computer lab and meeting/smudge room. On hand is an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20185 Views

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WWEST at Yukon College releases Current State of Women in STEM in Yukon report

December 6, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Yukon women and girls are showing a high interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study and careers, and there is a high level of employment for women in these fields in Yukon. However, this is not always reflected in management positions, successful scholarship applications, or levels of research funding. This […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201811 Views

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De Beers Group Expands STEM Scholarship Program for Women in Canada

04 Dec 2018 De Beers Group is pleased to announce additional scholarship funding for Canadian women pursuing full-time studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects and STEM-related studies. These scholarships are part of wider focus on gender equality by De Beers Group as a United Nations HeForShe Thematic Champion. In 2019 De Beers […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201812 Views

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Announcements – December 2018 – University Affairs

DEC 05 2018 University of Regina president Vianne Timmons is one of 12 recipients of a 2019 Indspire Award. The awards, formally known as the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, celebrate and encourage excellence throughout Canada’s Indigenous communities. Dr. Timmons grew up in Labrador and is of Mi’kmaq heritage. After she earned her education degree in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20189 Views

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Parents and Inuit group worried about changes to Nunavut’s Education Act – CBC

Proposed amendments could change language timelines, DEA structure and authorities Dec 05, 2018 As three months of public consultations on the government of Nunavut’s proposed updates to the Education Act wrap up, some groups remain concerned about what the draft bill will look like. The updates are needed because the current Act, from 2008, mandates […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201813 Views

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84,000 Students Across Canada to Take Part in Canada Learning Code Week December 3-10 | CodeWeek.ca

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2018 – 84,000 Canadian students will participate in the 2nd annual Canada Learning Code Week December 3-10 in over 200 communities across the country. Canada Learning Code Week gives teachers and community groups the free resources required to introduce coding to students with a fun-filled week of learning the digital skills crucial […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201812 Views

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Aurora College Foundational Review Public Meeting

YELLOWKNIFE (November 14, 2018) – Minister of Education Culture and Employment Caroline Cochrane will hold a public meeting in Yellowknife to discuss the Government of the Northwest Territories response to the Aurora College Foundational Review. The meetings will give Yellowknife residents an opportunity to hear about next steps in the transformation of Aurora College into a […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201820 Views

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