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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, 202145 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, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202140 Views

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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, 202135 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, 202130 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, 202144 Views

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Telling ourselves into the future’: Quebec Cree finish rollout of new history curriculum – CBC

Aug 27, 2021 From pre-contact to present day, new curriculum will empower students, officials say For Sarah Pash, a new history curriculum making its way into some Cree high school classrooms in northern Quebec this fall is about so much more than teaching the past. Pash is the Chairperson of the Cree School Board, and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2021147 Views

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The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) Receives Funds from Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser

Wendake, August 27, 2021 – This year, the FNEC teamed up with Staples Canada to commemorate Pink Shirt Day 2021. Together, the FNEC and Staples Canada raised $1 per shirt sold in the province of Quebec. Because of this effort, today the FNEC is happy to receive a total of $5,020 to enhance its anti-bullying […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2021137 Views

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Announcement of the New Everyday Living Environment for Indigenous Students in Sept-Îles

SEPT-ÎLES, QC- Today, the Société immobilière du Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (SIRCAAQ) and the Government of Québec announced the new everyday living environment for Indigenous students in Sept-Îles. This innovative project was made possible by the Cégep de Sept-Îles’ invitation to host the living environment on its campus. A promising project for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2021124 Views

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Meet McGill’s Indigenous Vanier Scholars – McGill Reporter

August 23, 2021 “The outstanding work of these four scholars in the areas of language revitalization, education, and culture showcases the research excellence McGill is known for.” On July 15, the federal government announced the newest cohort of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars. Of the 26 McGill Vanier recipients, two are Indigenous scholars, Jeremy Desjarlais and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202189 Views

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Indigenous territories fight climate change – McGill

17 Aug 2021 In a recent study in PLOS ONE, researchers from 6 different countries, including Camilo Alejo and Catherine Potvin of the Department of Biology at McGill University, examined the importance of Indigenous Territories in climate change mitigation across Panama and the Amazon Basin. They found that Indigenous Territories represent effective natural solutions to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021111 Views

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