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To the Principals and Teachers of First Nations and Inuit schools in Quebec

The Cree School Board and the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA) are pleased to invite you to the Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair (QASF) that will be held in Mistissini, April 5 and 6, 2016. The theme of the science fair is Aboriginal Footprints: The Path to Future Innovations. As per the past years, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2015286 Views

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SOI launches POLAR Inspiration Grant program

December 8, 2015. Students on Ice, in partnership with Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR), have launched the POLAR Inspiration Grants program with a total budget of $15,000 for initiatives led by SOI’s Arctic alumni that benefit a community, area or region in the Canadian Arctic. Each proposed project is eligible for a grant of up to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2015236 Views

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$5 million for a stay-in-school program: Rest of Canada to benefit from Quebec model

MONTREAL, Dec 7, 2015 – Youth Fusion, a key player in Quebec in the fight against dropout rates and an avid advocate of school perseverance, is proud to announce a major investment from the Azrieli Foundation. The Foundation has agreed to invest $5 million over the next 5 years to bring Youth Fusion’s “Made in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2015273 Views

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First Nations Child Poverty: A Literature Review and Analysis (2015)

Language English Author: Melisa Brittain and Cindy Blackstock Publisher: First Nations Children’s Action Research and Education Service (FNCARES) Year Published: 2015 Abstract: This is a literature review and analysis of existing research on First Nations child poverty, examining its historical and contemporary causes and effects. The authors also evaluate existing poverty measures and outline existing […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2015198 Views

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NAISA Election Nominations

Call for NAISA Officer Nominations: (Deadline extended to December 3) The NAISA election process is underway with the opening of the nominations process. The Nominations Committee will be accepting nominations from Thursday November 5, 2015 until Thursday December 3rd, 2015. The Committee will take these recommendations under advisement as we assemble a full slate of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 2015291 Views

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Canada Prizes 2015 Awards Ceremony – Cérémonie de remise des Prix du Canada 2015

IdeasIdees Published on Jun 30, 2015 The Canada Prizes are awarded annually to the best scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences that have received funding from the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP). The winning books make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, and enrich the social, cultural and intellectual life […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2015350 Views

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Thunderbird Stories contest

Thunderbird Stories is proud to announce our second year hosting a National Indigenous writing contest. The contest will run to February 29th, 2016. For more information on how to participate please email info[at]thunderbirdtimes.com SUBMIT YOUR STORY Rules & Guidelines 1. Must provide proof of Indigenous ancestry (Status, non-status, Métis or Inuit) 2. Must be Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2015295 Views

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The 13th Annual Xerox Canada-AFOA Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Awards

Xerox Canada & AFOA Canada are proud to present The 13th Annual Xerox Canada-AFOA Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Awards NOMINATION Deadline Fast Approaching Recognizing Excellence, Leadership and Achievement in First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Finance and Management Call for Nominations: Do you know an Aboriginal professional who has made a significant contribution to your community […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2015437 Views

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National Release of Report on Marijuana by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Montreal, November 17, 2015 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) released today its report, Cannabis Regulation: Lessons Learned from Colorado and Washington State, to help promote a national dialogue that will inform “made in Canada” policy options to minimize the potential negative health, social, economic and criminal justice impacts of marijuana use in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2015267 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Speaks at Public Forum in Halifax – Closing the Gap in Education Must be a Priority

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Speaks at Public Forum in Halifax – Closing the Gap in Education Must be a Priority November 16, 2015 (Halifax, NS): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today addressed a group gathered at the Public Forum in Halifax “A New Partnership: Building Relationship through […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015264 Views

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