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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, 202180 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, 202182 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, 202182 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, 202174 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, 202187 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, 202171 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, 202179 Views

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Chronic violation of the right to education of Inuit youth placed in rehabilitation centers outside their communities

MONTREAL, May 19, 2021 – After the publication of articles mentioning that Inuit children could not speak their language in the rehabilitation units of the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS-ODIM), the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse launched an investigation on its […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202189 Views

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Kimberly Lee-Louis named Assistant Dean (Inclusion – Black and Indigenous Flourishing) – McGill Reporter

May 18, 2021 Law Dean Robert Leckey says Lee-Louis’ extensive experience “positions her beautifully to provide thoughtful, dedicated support to our Black and Indigenous law students.” The Faculty of Law has announced the appointment of Kimberly Lee-Louis, BCL/LLB’13, as the inaugural Assistant Dean (Inclusion – Black and Indigenous Flourishing). Lee-Louis will play a leadership role […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2021184 Views

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Teacher negotiations – FSE-CSQ and QPAT teachers adopt sectorial settlement proposal but believe teachers deserve better

QUÉBEC, May 18, 2021  – Having submitted to their respective members the Treasury Board’s proposed sectorial settlement during general assemblies of unions represented by the Fédération des syndicats de l’enseignement (FSE–CSQ) and the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (APEQ-QPAT), votes were tallied during yesterday’s Federal Council meeting. Accordingly, the FSE–CSQ Federal Council and the QPAT […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202177 Views

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