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New program launched to help bolster Yukon tourism operators

WHITEHORSE, YT: The tourism industry will be the industry hit hardest and longest by the effects of COVID-19. TIA Yukon has created a unique partnership with Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Yukon University, Yukon First Nation Culture and Tourism Association and the Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon to bring Yukon’s tourism industry the Yukon Elevate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202013 Views

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COVID-19 school screening – Ontario

You must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school. Answer the following questions to help you decide if you should or should not go to school today. You can fill this out on behalf of a student. Using this tool is optional and is not tracked or enforced. If your school board or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202033 Views

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Liard First Nation Language Department receives literacy award

The Liard First Nation Language Department is this year’s recipient of Yukon’s Council of the Federation Literacy Award. This award recognizes the contributions of the Liard First Nation Language Department to literacy in the territory, and to the body of literature and language materials for Yukon First Nations languages in general and for the Kaska […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202032 Views

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Review of inclusive and special education in Yukon extended

The Government of Yukon is extending the review of inclusive and special education into the 2020–21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The extension will provide more time and opportunities to safely connect and gather perspectives on these programs and services. Engagement opportunities with families, educators, school communities, partners and Yukon First Nations originally […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202021 Views

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Engagement sees four proposed areas of teaching and research specialization for the polytechnic university released for discussion

Today the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released a discussion paper seeking input on four proposed areas of teaching and research specialization for the polytechnic university that will guide transformational decision-making leading up to its launch. As highlighted in the Government Response to the Findings and Recommendations of the Aurora College Foundational Review, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202023 Views

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Inuit post-secondary programs get back to learning – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut Sivuniksavut opts for online learning this semester, while Nunavik Sivunitsavut will host small, in-person classes in Montreal 2 September 2020 Nunavut Sivuniksavut students are back in class this week—remotely—while the Ottawa-based post-secondary program tries its hand at online learning. NS educators and program co-ordinators spent the summer thinking about how to engage with their […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202023 Views

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Nunavut Inuit org NTI seeks applications for Jose Amaujaq Kusugak scholarships – Nunatsiaq News

1 September 2020 “The additional support to Inuit students through this scholarship, underscores the central importance of Inuit language” The memory of Inuit leader and language activist Jose Amaujaq Kusugak lives on in the annual scholarships awarded every year by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., which recently announced that the application period for the scholarships is now […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202025 Views

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Qikiqtani Inuit Association distributes 105 laptops to students across Region

Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 1, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is distributing 105 Google Pixelbook Go 13.3 inch laptops to help eligible students whose education has been disrupted by COVID-19. “We wanted to do our part to help Qikiqtani youth have better access to digital and online learning as so many educational resources are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202027 Views

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YukonU ensuring in-person supports available throughout Fall semester; orientation via video

WHITEHORSE, YT—With most credit program instruction taking place online in the Fall semester, YukonU is ensuring students can access in-person academic and personal supports at all 13 campuses. “We know the shift to online learning due to COVID-19 comes with the loss of social contact and sense of community on campus. We expect students to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202048 Views

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Baffinland’s 2020 Scholarship Program Award Recipients Announced

Iqaluit, NU, August 27, 2020 – Baffinland Iron Mines Inc. (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Baffinland Scholarships. Congratulations to Jena Merkosak, Dylan Mablick, and Mariah Erkloo of Pond Inlet, Betty Tigullaraq of Clyde River, and Ashley Kalluk of Arctic Bay, Nunavut. Education and training is an important […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202056 Views

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