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Memorial University renews agreement with UArctic to host the new position of Vice President Northern Community Engagement

Aug 09, 2022 On August 2, 2022, Memorial University and UArctic signed a cooperation agreement for renewed commitment and collaboration for engaged Arctic leadership and increased partnership in UArctic activities in Canada. This cooperation agreement re-appoints Memorial University’s Strategic Northern Liaison, Sheila Downer, who has served as UArctic’s Vice-President Finance, Development and Engagement for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202225 Views

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Science and Traditional Knowledge Share the Spotlight at STEM Camp for Girls

A first of its kind summer camp in the Northwest Territories blended traditional Indigenous knowledge and science to encourage  teenage girls to consider science as a realistic and rewarding career opportunity. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp was funded by De Beers Group, and run by the DechĮta Naowo, education and training arm […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202211 Views

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Centralized water and wastewater operator training at Yukon University to benefit First Nations and operators in the region

From: Indigenous Services Canada July 28, 2022 — Kwanlin (Whitehorse), Yukon — Indigenous Services Canada Water and wastewater operators play a critical role in ensuring drinking water safety by helping to prevent and reduce risks to water and wastewater systems. Access to ongoing training, mentoring and support is key to building First Nations’ capacity to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202212 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations developing first Yukon First Nations Birth Worker Program

From: Indigenous Services Canada July 27, 2022 —Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Traditional Territory, Yukon — Indigenous Services Canada Ensuring cultural safety, prioritizing Indigenous knowledge and supporting Indigenous-led health services are central to achieving the goal of eliminating anti-Indigenous racism in health systems. That is why the Council of Yukon First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202214 Views

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Official Languages Act What We Heard Report Released

July 26, 2022 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released its What We Heard Report on proposed amendments to the Northwest Territories Official Languages Act. The department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) invited Indigenous Governments, Francophone organizations, Language Board representatives and the public to provide their feedback on the proposed amendments. These […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202223 Views

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UArctic: Apply for the Indigenous Youth Leadership workshop

Jul 25, 2022 The workshop brings together 20 exceptional Indigenous youth leaders from across the Circumpolar North to share knowledge and experiences, build competence and confidence for leadership, and provide youth with important skills to support the needs and interests of their communities. Applications are due August 1. International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, UArctic EALAT […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202276 Views

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Celebrating the one-year anniversary of signing the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the Yukon

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Child care is not just a social policy—it is also an economic policy. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and give children in Canada the best start in life. That is why the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202214 Views

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Aurora College to examine launching Indigenous business centre – Cabin Radio

July 19, 2022 Aurora College says it will use $285,000 in federal funding to explore whether it should create an Indigenous business centre. The money, from the Future Skills Centre, will be used to look at how similar centres are run elsewhere and assess the needs of Indigenous businesses and communities in the NWT, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202226 Views

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Aurora College to investigate possible Indigenous Business Centre of Excellence

Yellowknife, NT – The Future Skills Centre is providing Aurora College with $285,000 to undertake a feasibility study to look at establishing an Indigenous Centre of Excellence (ICBE). The study will look at other Canadian and Indigenous business centre models and will include a scan of current Indigenous businesses, the needs, opportunities and gaps in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202221 Views

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GNWT: Update on Education Act Modernization

July 6, 2022 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) is re-engaging with Indigenous Governments and education bodies on proposed technical amendments to the Education Act, following engagement that took place in the summer of 2021. Guided by engagements with Indigenous Governments, education leaders, the Northwest Territories Teachers’ […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202290 Views

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