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Anonymous Instagram pages highlight student experiences with discrimination at McGill – McGill Tribune

September 9, 2020 As recent Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests against police brutality have ignited a global reckoning with racism, new McGill-related Instagram pages are platforming anonymous Black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC) students’ experiences with discrimination at the university. Untold McGill and Black At McGill have highlighted disturbing instances of racism at the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202026 Views

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Concordia resources available to students – The Link

September 8, 2020 How can Concordia’s resources be accessed during the online-only semester? The COVID-19 pandemic has meant change for everyone, and Concordia’s services are no different. Aboriginal Student Resource Centre The ASRC is a resource centre and community hub for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students. – Counselling and academic support is being offered […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202029 Views

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Nunavik employees return to work at nickel mine – Nunatsiaq News

4 September 2020 Glencore Raglan mine plans progressive return to work, increased safety measures Since Sept. 1, Nunavik-based employees of Glencore’s Raglan mine have been gradually returning to work at the mine site. The nickel mine closed on March 24 amidst a COVID-19 pandemic lockdown across Quebec. Raglan then re-opened on April 15, though regional […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202023 Views

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Montreal Mohawk artist Skawennati awarded Smithsonian fellowship – Montreal Gazette

She will have access to the vast collections, research sites and scholarly expertise of the world’s largest museum and research complex. Skawennati is off to the Smithsonian. The Montreal-based Mohawk artist is one of the 2020 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellows. As such, she will receive a travel grant to visit the esteemed institution, which is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202020 Views

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Allison Hanes: Are we more concerned about a statue than lives? – Montreal Gazette

Without condoning the desecration of monuments, there toppling of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue over the weekend does shine a light on important issues If the anti-racism protesters who toppled the monument to former prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald in Montreal’s Place du Canada this weekend wanted attention, their stunt accomplished that goal. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202024 Views

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John A. Macdonald statue: Put it back, move it or drop it in the river? – Montreal Gazette

Opinions are divided on what to do with it once the vandalized statue of Canada’s first prime minister has been restored Aug 31, 2020 Should Sir John A. be put back on his pedestal? The long-simmering controversy over the legacy of Canada’s first prime minister boiled over Saturday, when protesters toppled the 125-year-old statue of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202035 Views

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Nunavik schools plan staged return to classes, with masks and social distancing – Nunatsiaq News

All students must be properly enrolled, school board says 28 August 2020 If you have children heading back to school in Nunavik, the region’s Kativik Ilisarniliriniq school board wants you to come to their school next week to enrol them. As of Monday, Aug. 31, administrative staff and teachers will be at KI’s 17 schools […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202051 Views

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Making room for Indigenous students – CityNews Montreal

Aug 24, 2020 “You’re starting to see Indigenous come in, some higher enrolment of Indigenous peoples, but a lot of times it’s like pushing a boulder up a hill,” says Tomas Jirousek, an Indigenous student on the quest to make room for Indigenous students in the classroom. Alyssia Rubertucci has more. Read More: https://montreal.citynews.ca/video/2020/08/24/making-room-for-indigenous-students/

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202067 Views

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Kanien’kehá:ka activist highlights loss of land with ‘tongue-in-cheek’ tourism signs – CBC

‘It’s not just land dispossession, it’s a rupture in our relationship with the land,’ says Ellen Gabriel Aug 24, 2020 Oka National Park, a housing development, an industrial farm, and even a golf club. These are just some of the places that Ellen Gabriel, an activist and artist in Kanesatake, Que., has photographed to highlight […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202067 Views

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Nunavik-Quebec meeting offers leaders a chance to air their needs – Nunatsiaq News

21 August 2020 Health officials worry about second-wave preparedness After a recent meeting with Nunavik and James Bay Cree officials by video conference, Quebec Premier François Legault said he understood the needs of Nunavik and would work with the Nunavik health board to meet those needs, a news release from the health board said. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202079 Views

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