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A New Tool for Current and Future Entrepreneurs in Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (June 11, 2021) – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (KI) and the École des entrepreneurs du Québec collaborated to produce a free training tool that will help new entrepreneurs gain insight to starting a business. In total, 17 seminars were created by the KRG Regional and Local Development Department (RLDD) and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 20217 Views

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Virtual Scarf ceremony celebrates Indigenous graduates, honours victims of Residential Schools – McGill Reporter

June 10, 2021 “It was a beautiful, eloquent day” Today’s Virtual Scarf Conferral Ceremony was a joyous celebration of the 60 First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who have completed certificates and degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, from across McGill’s Schools and Faculties. Graduating students each received ceremonial scarves. Created by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202111 Views

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Language, Culture and Identity : Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation welcomes its 2021 Fellows to its three-year leadership program

MONTREAL, June 10, 2021 – After a thorough, multi-tiered process, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation selected 4 remarkable intellectuals based on their record of excellence in research, their leadership as public educators, their strong teaching and academic mentoring skills, and the relevance of their work, knowledge, and experiences to the theme of our 2021-2024 Scientific […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202112 Views

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McGill Engineering youth outreach program awarded NSERC PromoScience grant

Project makes learning science more equitable and inclusive for Indigenous youth Education that changes outcomes for whole communities—that’s the aim of the project, Engineering Engagement in School Curricula: Multi-year Design-thinking Projects for Indigenous and Marginalized Youth, led by Professor and Chair of the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, Richard Chromik, Faye Siluk, and Robert […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20219 Views

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The FNEC Rallies to get Young People Moving during the Pandemic

Wendake, June 7, 2021 – Dismayed at the cancellation of the 13th annual Inter-school Games in 2020, which would have brought together more than 900 young people from Québec’s First Nations, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) has found an alternative solution to get young people moving while respecting safety standards in the context of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202115 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak donates new laptops to families in need

Twenty-eight families in the Spence neighbourhood were the recipients of brand-new Chromebook laptops from the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre last month. Thanks to a generous donation from the Kingfisher Foundation, Angeline Nelson, Director of Community Learning and Engagement at Wii Chiiwaakanak, says they were able to support families with new technology to help them get […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202114 Views

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What Quebec could learn from Indigenous school boards on how to better teach residential school history – CBC

Jun 04, 2021 The Cree and Nunavik school boards are changing their curriculums to teach more about residential schools With the Quebec government saying it wants to do a better job of educating high school students about residential schools, Indigenous school boards who’ve already done some of that work say they’re willing to help. “In […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202114 Views

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CFSC-OPEC launches CEO Pledge campaign initiated by Microsoft Canada to help close digital divides for underserved communities

Montreal, June 1, 2021 – Computers for Success Canada (CFSC-OPEC) is pleased to announce the launch of the CEO Pledge, a joint effort from some of Canada’s leading businesses, initiated by Microsoft Canada, to commit their used technology to the Government of Canada’s Computers for Schools Plus (CFS+) program. “I would like to thank all […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202120 Views

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Latest Biennial Report on Employment Equity now available – McGill Reporter

May 26, 2021 The report shows the University continuing to make headway in increasing equitable representation among the McGill workforce. The numbers are in, and they show the University continuing to make headway in increasing equitable representation among the approximately 6,750 faculty and staff who make up the McGill workforce. Prof. Angela Campbell, Associate Provost […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202120 Views

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52 Junior Astronaut Camp winners to train with astronauts and experts

From: Canadian Space Agency May 25, 2021 – Longueuil, Quebec – From July 26 to 30, 2021, 52 young Canadians from across the country will virtually join astronauts, engineers and scientists from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for an exciting week of space training. These young space enthusiasts will be challenged through a series of fun and engaging […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202122 Views

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