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Canadians Honoured at Rideau Hall for Exceptional Work in the Field of Canadian History

WINNIPEG, Oct. 16, 2015 – Twenty individuals and organizations will be presented gold medals for their efforts to help Canadians better understand how our past shapes our future. The 20th Governor General’s History Awards will be presented by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at Rideau Hall on October 16, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2015577 Views

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Chief Victor Buffalo to be presented with honorary degree

Renowned businessman, statesman and diplomat, former Samson Cree Nation Chief Victor Buffalo, will be bestowed a 2015 Honorary Degree by the University of Lethbridge Senate. “We are very humbled to have Victor Buffalo accept our offer of an honorary degree,” says University of Lethbridge Chancellor Janice Varzari. “His incredible spirit and lifelong determination to better […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2015535 Views

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Scotiabank Supports Aboriginal Students With New Award at the University of Regina

      Scotiabank Supports Aboriginal Students With New Award at the University of Regina REGINA, SK–( October 15, 2015) – The University of Regina has received $150,000 from Scotiabank to establish the Scotiabank Aboriginal Entrance Award. The award, available to first-year, undergraduate Aboriginal students, will start in the Fall of 2016. Students in good […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20151277 Views

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GDI Aboriginal Apprenticeship Project Update

Oct 13, 2015 Posted in: Uncategorized By James Oloo, Chelsie Scragg, and Shawn Mahar Following the successful completion of the three-year GDI Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiative in April 2014, in which 223 Aboriginal clients got jobs and 157 were indentured as apprentices to the provincial labour force, GDI Training and Employment submitted a funding proposal to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015588 Views

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Chris Merasty’s Inspiring Journey through GDI

Oct 13, 2015 Hollywood actor Kevin Conroy once said that “Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It is how they handle it that makes people unique.” Indeed, how people walk their journey in life is what makes some experiences quite inspiring. While struggling to make ends meet, Christopher Merasty, then […]

by pmnationtalk on October 14, 2015451 Views

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Province invests in Construction Careers Regina

September 30, 2015 The Government of Saskatchewan was pleased to join the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) today to announce a $566,996 investment in the Construction Careers Regina program. The program provides First Nations and Métis people with an opportunity to obtain the skills, certifications and experience needed to gain employment in the construction […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2015503 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Honours Residential Schools Survivors: “Every Child Matters”

September 30, 2015 Assembly of First Nations Honours Residential Schools Survivors: “Every Child Matters” (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today marked the annual Orange Shirt Day in recognition of the harm caused by Indian residential schools with a message that First Nations children matter and that reconciliation must include […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2015799 Views

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2015 Henry Baker Scholarship Recipients Announced

September 28, 2015 Recipients of the 2015 City of Regina Henry Baker Scholarship Program were honoured at the September 28 City Council meeting. Councillor Mike O’Donnell, Scholarship Committee Chair, introduced recipients in eight categories: Nicole Quintanilla, University of Regina – Entrance Amanda Kostur, University of Regina – 2nd Year Shelby Shivak, University of Regina – […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2015518 Views

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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, 2015944 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, 2015547 Views

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