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Research on major societal issues: Indigenous education and health | NRS and UQAT announce the arrival of two new professors at their UMR in Indigenous Studies.

Montreal and Val-d’Or, September 23rd, 2021 – The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and l’Université du Québec en Abitiibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) welcome two new professors to its INRS-UQAT Joint Research Unit in Indigenous Studies (UMR). They will be based at the First Peoples Pavilion of the UQAT campus in Val-d’Or. The professors, Nancy Wiscutie-Crépeau […]

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UQAT: COVID-19 | A lump sum payment of $100 per term for students: Back to school

When the Québec budget was tabled on March 25, 2021, a lump sum of $100 per term was announced for full-time college and university students. The measure was aimed at acknowledging the difficulties experienced by the students during the COVID-19 health crisis during the fall 2020 term and the winter 2021 term. Eligible students are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202112 Views

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Cree candidate wants to turn Nunavik riding orange again – Nunatsiaq News

Sep 16, 2021 Pauline Lameboy is the New Democrat’s candidate in the riding that encompasses Nunavik This week, Nunatsiaq News is publishing profiles of candidates running to represent Nunavik in Parliament. In the Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou riding, Bloc Québécois MP Sylvie Bérubé is facing challenges from Conservative Steve Corriveau, Liberal Lise Kistabish, New Democrat Pauline Lameboy and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202121 Views

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Catherine Potvin awarded prestigious Sir John William Dawson Medal – McGill Reporter

September 14, 2021 The Royal Society of Canada bestows the Sir John William Dawson Medal biennially to researchers who have made important and sustained contributions interdisciplinary research On September 14, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced fifteen Canadian scientists, scholars, and researchers who have been honoured with RSC awards and medals for their outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202120 Views

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Nunavik’s incumbent MP wants to focus on Indigenous communities – Nunatsiaq News

Sep 13, 2021 This week, Nunatsiaq News is publishing profiles of candidates running to represent Nunavik in Parliament. In the Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou riding, Bloc Québécois MP Sylvie Bérubé is facing challenges from Conservative Steve Corriveau, Liberal Lise Kistabish, New Democrat Pauline Lameboy and the Green party’s Didier Pilon. Sylvie Bérubé is hoping a second term representing […]

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Don’t equate plight of Indigenous people with Quebec, Singh tells Blanchet – Montreal Gazette

Sep 10, 2021 Systemic racism and discrimination is found across Canada and can be seen in the fact that many Indigenous communities don’t have clean drinking water, Singh said. OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he doesn’t agree with Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet equating the experience of Indigenous people to the treatment of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202134 Views

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UQAT and INRS award the first Joyce Echaquan Memorial Scholarship

Val-d’Or, September 8, 2021 – The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) have awarded the first Joyce Echaquan Scholarship to Lucie Dubé, originally from the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan and a student in the Customized Master’s Program in Indigenous Studies at UQAT. With the $36,000 scholarship, […]

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McGill U – Expert: Record number of Indigenous candidates running in federal election

8 Sep 2021 A record number of Indigenous candidates are running in the federal election this year with what they say is a goal of advancing meaningful change in Canada’s relationship with First Nations, Inuit and Metis. The Canadian Press analyzed party websites, as well as reached out to each party, to determine how many […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202123 Views

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3 Concordians to join the ranks of the Royal Society of Canada – Concordia U

September 7, 2021 Jason Edward Lewis, Kathleen Vaughan and Thanh Dang-Vu are part of the 2021 list of inductees The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has invited three Concordia faculty to join their prestigious ranks, representing a national recognition for their outstanding research and career achievements. Design and computation arts professor Jason Edward Lewis, art […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202119 Views

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Solidarity Protest against Line 3 held outside of RBC – The McGill Daily

September 1, 2021 On Friday, August 20, organizers clad in jean jackets and bandannas which read “We are here to protect the water, stop line 3,” gathered outside of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) at Place Ville-Marie. Their purpose was to bring awareness to RBC’s substantial funding of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline in Mní […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202135 Views

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