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Minister Gaétan Barrette visits Nunavik accompanied by colleagues Geoffrey Kelley and Jean Boucher

QUÉBEC, Sept. 1, 2015 – The Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette, accompanied by the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, and the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher, wrap up a second day of meetings in Nunavik today. “Outlying areas have singular health care challenges, notably, staffing and access to specialized care. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015202 Views

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Report Card on Teacher Pay versus Student Outcomes Across Provinces

The author finds no evidence to support the argument that paying teachers more is associated with better student performance. September 1, 2015 – There is no clear relationship between province-wide student assessment results and relative teacher pay in Canada’s six largest provinces, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Value for Money? Teacher […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015273 Views

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Housing and health in the Canadian Arctic

The Population Health and Optimal Practices in Health Research Unit, CHU de Québec Research Centre – Université Laval is seeking to fill a postdoctoral fellowship (PDF) as part of a multi-year research project focusing on the conditions of housing and health of Inuit in Nunavik, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut. Lead by professors Mylène Riva and Christopher […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015252 Views

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Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations

Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations Please see the link below for information about a class action lawsuit involving the Kamloops and Sechelt Indian Residential Schools and other Indian Residential Schools.  AFN has been asked to share this information as widely as possible as it is of interest and importance to Day Scholars, descendants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015341 Views

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Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients

Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients August 31, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) August 31, 2015 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and RBC are proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Heroes of Our Time (HOOT) scholarships. The Heroes of Our Time scholarships acknowledge and celebrate the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015272 Views

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AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2015

  AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2 The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More information can be found at www.afn.ca. Personal Education Credits – Surplus Transfer The application process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) Personal Education Credit is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015411 Views

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Minister Holder Announces Investment in Research to Create Technologies to Support Sustainable Development and Health in Canadian North

The Université Laval initiative is a recipient of the federal government’s $1.5 billion Canada First Research Excellence Fund July 31, 2015—Quebec City, Quebec—Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Canadians could soon see new technologies to monitor and manage the transformation of our northern lands and health of our people thanks to a legacy investment by the Government of Canada into […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2015235 Views

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Students to explore High Arctic with acclaimed elders, educators and explorers

July 17, 2015. Students on Ice to launch 2015 Arctic Expedition Gatineau, Quebec: July 16, 2015 – On July 27, more than 100 high school and university students from across Canada and around the world come together in Ottawa to begin a two-week expedition to Greenland and the Canadian High Arctic. An impressive team of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015394 Views

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Amplify: Designing & Facilitating Spaces & Programs for Girls October 20th- 25th, 2015

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain new tools and resources that would strengthen your facilitation skills in gender sensitive programs from a social justice perspective? If you are currently facilitating girls’ programs and want to build skills in a variety of areas, this training is for you! Informed by Girls Action Foundation’s expertise […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2015309 Views

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Call for nominations! PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth

Nominations for health professionals who courageously advocate for the safety, health or well- being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations children and youth will be accepted until October 16, 2015. Download the Award summary, criteria, and nomination form below. The PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth is given every two years to recognize young […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015311 Views

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