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Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Mobile training labs fueling the advancement of trades certification

Classrooms have reached beyond their bricks and mortar boundaries, reaching students from La Loche in the northwest to Estevan in the southeast, thanks to three state-of-the-art Saskatchewan Polytechnic mobile training labs. Since the first mobile training lab was deployed 13 years ago, 31 communities have welcomed them, and hundreds of students have set foot inside […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201917 Views

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CIF Feature Story: Growing Young Movers Urban Indigenous Youth After-School Wellness Program

Growing Young Movers Youth Development Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the social, emotional, and physical wellbeing of children and youth. “Our GYM after-school programs support the holistic wellbeing of Indigenous youth ages 6-12 years old through an intergenerational, multi-sport model which employs Indigenous youth mentors ages 16-18 years old,” shared Brian Lewis, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201931 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Celebrating excellence in teaching and applied research

The 2019 convocation ceremonies saw a number of faculty awarded for their excellence Convocation is a time to celebrate the success of our students, it is also an opportunity to recognize the contributions of our faculty members. Through the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching and Applied Research Award of Excellence we acknowledge outstanding faculty members […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201933 Views

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USask signs MOU with Northern Lights School Division and key partners to offer Bachelor of Education program in Cumberland House

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan, Northern Lights School Division, Cumberland House Cree Nation, The Northern Village of Cumberland House and the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan met in Cumberland House Thursday, June 27 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between their organizations to offer the Bachelor of Education degree program in the northern community. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201943 Views

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U of Saskatchewan: New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

SASKATOON – Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research institute based at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Jun 27, 2019 “To truly address the serious health inequities […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201935 Views

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Students Can Now Apply For The 2019-20 Student Loan Year

June 26, 2019 The 2019-20 student loan year is underway and students can now submit their applications for student financial assistance for academic programs beginning on or after August 1, 2019. “Our government wants to ensure post-secondary education remains affordable for students,” Advanced Education Minister Tina Beaudry-Mellor said.  “In 2019-20, the provincial government is providing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201945 Views

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Métis U of S student receives prestigious scholarship – MBC Network Radio Online

Jun 26, 2019 A University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student who is originally from La Ronge has received this year’s Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship. Aaron John Bell is a biology PhD student in the USask College of Arts and Science and was awarded the $20,000 scholarship from the Saskatchewan government. “It’s for the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201944 Views

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U of S archeology grad thinks more Indigenous people in the field can help ease tensions – CBC

Considering protocol, tradition can improve relationship between Indigenous people, archeologists: grad When Lillanohna Natyowhowcon graduated from the University of Saskatchewan’s archeology program this month, she was one of only a handful of Indigenous students. Now, she’s encouraging more Indigenous people to enter the field. A big part of the reason why she sees that as […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201937 Views

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$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

SASKATOON – Three new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)—all held by female academics recognized as potential leaders in their fields—have been established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to carry out innovative research into air quality in cold climates, enhancing Indigenous health and well-being, and preventing cyberattacks. Jun 14, 2019 The announcement comes alongside the renewal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201922 Views

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Sask. artifact rules violate international law, says professor – CBC

Artifacts dating back as far as 10,000 years were recently found in RM of Winslow Jun 07, 2019 The failure to notify First Nations of a rare artifact discovery in central Saskatchewan violates international law, says an academic. The bigger problem is the province’s outdated legislation, says Roger Petry, coordinator of the United Nations-affiliated Regional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201935 Views

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