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Saskatchewan Research Council Announces New Program For Aboriginal Post-Secondary Students

Released on September 25, 2015 Today, the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) announced a new program for Aboriginal post-secondary students that will provide opportunities to develop skills and gain real-world experience in their studies and future careers. SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program aims to connect First Nations, Inuit and Métis post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering and […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 2015677 Views

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Government signs Agreement Supporting Northern Students

September 23, 2015 The Ministry of Advanced Education has signed a five-year agreement to support the operation of the Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) and the Northern Professional Access Program (NORPAC). NORTEP/NORPAC is a partnership of northern school divisions, bands, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan, to provide aboriginal-specific teacher education degree […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2015324 Views

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U of S research highlights challenges for rural communities

September 17, 2015 SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research, pointing to a number of critical issues facing rural communities, will be featured in a national report on the state of rural Canada released today. “Rural and northern communities across the province are facing serious policy challenges related to demographics, access to quality […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2015310 Views

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U of S Aboriginal Entrepreneurship project in spotlight

September 16, 2015 SASKATOON – A new website, Facebook page, Twitter account, and YouTube Channel have been launched in support of the Building Northern Capacity through Aboriginal Entrepreneurship (BNCE) research project at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The project is a research collaboration between the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2015266 Views

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University of Regina strengthens community connection with the Town of Nipawin and Cumberland College

The University of Regina and Cumberland College will work closely together to offer more opportunities for post-secondary education and research in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, and surrounding area. WireService.ca Media Release (09/14/2015) Regina, SK – University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nipawin Mayor His Worship David Trann […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015343 Views

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Youth Apprenticeship scholarships provide a Head Start

September 14, 2015 Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) scholarship winners enter the skilled trades with an incentive of $1,000 in addition to the benefits available to all SYA graduates. In 2015, 100 high school graduates received a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of their completion of the SYA program, a commitment to plan for a career in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015312 Views

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Saskatoon, Martensville and Warman Celebrate the Start of Construction for 12 New Schools

September 11, 2015 Education Minister Don Morgan joined Saskatoon Public, Greater Saskatoon Catholic and Prairie Spirit school divisions, along with students, parents, community members and dignitaries today to celebrate the start of construction for 12 publicly-owned elementary schools to be built on six joint-use sites in Saskatoon, Martensville and Warman. “Our government is delighted that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015338 Views

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Musicounts Calls for Applications to 2015-2016 Band Aid Program $600,000 in Funding Available for Schools across Canada

September 11, 2015 $5,000 IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR KENNETCOOK DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATED WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY JESS MOSKALUKE The country music community came together earlier today at Halifax’s World Trade and Convention Centre when MusiCounts, Canada’s music education Charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Record Arts and Sciences and the Canadian Country Music […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015336 Views

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Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy Officially Opened

September 10, 2015 Today the Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy was launched for the first time in Saskatchewan with 26 new conservation officer recruits taking part in a 16 week training program. Established in 2007, the academy is a partnership between the western Canadian provinces and the Yukon Territory to deliver common training standards and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015308 Views

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Construction Begins on Six New Schools in Regina as Part of Saskatchewan’s Largest Ever School Build Project

September 10, 2015 Education Minister Don Morgan joined the Regina Public and Catholic school divisions, along with students, parents, community members and dignitaries today to celebrate the start of construction for six publicly-owned elementary schools to be built on three joint-use sites in Regina. “Our government is thrilled to celebrate the start of the largest […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2015458 Views

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