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Yukon College awarded Gold CICAN Indigenous Education Excellence Award

May 27, 2015 WINNIPEG – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) presented Yukon College with the first Indigenous Education Excellence Gold Award at a ceremony in Winnipeg last night. The award criterion looks at institutional commitment, respect of intellectual and cultural traditions, increased understanding and reciprocity among indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, learning environments, and relationship building. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015529 Views

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2015 Premier’s Council of Federation Literacy Award

May 27, 2015 Public Service Announcement Premier Peter Taptuna is seeking nominations for the 2015 Council of Federation Literacy Award. The Council of Federation Literacy Award honours adults who support, encourage and share ways to strengthen literacy skills with others. Nominations are now open for the 2015 Nunavut award recipient. Nominate someone who has gone […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015571 Views

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Minister Aglukkaq announces support for skills training in Nunavut

May 26, 2015 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced an investment to the Kivalliq […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 2015588 Views

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Minister announces online inspection information for licensed child day care programs

YELLOWKNIFE (May 22, 2015) – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Jackson Lafferty has announced improvements to the licensed child care programs inspection process. “The Department is always looking for ways to improve the systems we have in place,” said Minister Lafferty. “Enhancing the inspection system will increase transparency and provide parents with valuable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015501 Views

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Harper Government Supports Skills and Training in Yukon

Investment recognizes role of Yukon College in contributing to economic development May 21, 2015 – Whitehorse, YT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015527 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Community Readiness in Nunavut

Training and workshops assist communities and Inuit organization in preparing for development May 21, 2015 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council today announced two investments that will assist organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015606 Views

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Yukon MP Ryan Leef Will Make an Important Announcement

Please be advised that Yukon MP Ryan Leef, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Minister for the Arctic Council, will make an announcement related to Yukon College. MP Leef will be available to media following the event. Media are required to present […]

by aanationtalk on May 21, 2015665 Views

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APECS Canada-ASA Mentor Award 2015 – Call for Nominations

May 19, 2015 The APECS Canada – ASA Mentor Award is seeking nominations for 2015! APECS Canada and the ArcticNet Student Association (ASA) recognize and honor the efforts of their mentors within the polar science community of Canada. This award has been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015702 Views

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234 Yukon College students to graduate this Friday

May 12, 2015 WHITEHORSE – 234 students from over 50 degree, diploma, and certificate programs will gather with their families and Yukon College faculty and staff for the 2015 Convocation on Friday May 15 at the Yukon Arts Centre. 41 students will be graduating with honours. Early Childhood Development diploma graduate Angela Canil will be […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015535 Views

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Harper Government Announces Support for Mine Training

Expanding training opportunities in the Northwest Territories May 1, 2015 – Yellowknife, NWT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced an investment to expand mine training opportunities in the Northwest Territories. […]

by NationTalk on May 1, 2015583 Views

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