Nov 9, 2018 - N.S. Student honored as first Indigenous Woman to receive CBU engineering diploma

Global News – November 9, 2018

When Tiannie Paul walked across the stage at Cape Breton University over the weekend to receive her diploma, she never expected to also receive a standing ovation.

But as the first Mi’kmaw woman to complete the engineering diploma program, the school decided to honour her achievements.

https://globalnews.ca/news/4647205/first-indigenous-woman-cbu-engineering/

 

First Nations Leader of KI says its time to put the Lakehead Universities issue “in the past”

APTN – November 9, 2018

A First Nations leader says it’s time to move on after a judicial investigation found Justice Patrick Smith violated the federal judges act when he accepted the position of interim dean at Lakehead University’s faculty of law last spring but are not taking action against him.

https://aptnnews.ca/2018/11/09/first-nation-leader-say-its-time-to-put-lakehead-university-issue-in-the-past/

 

Annual Aboriginal Veteran’s Day marked in cities across Canada

APTN – November 8, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered at memorials across the country to remember First Nation, Metis and Inuit soldiers who died in war.

https://aptnnews.ca/2018/11/08/annual-aboriginal-veterans-day-marked-in-cities-across-canada/

 

Wilfrid Laurier University to explore purpose of Indigenous land acknowledgements

The Star - November 7, 2018

Wilfrid Laurier University is taking a closer look at Indigenous history in the Waterloo region and how it is recognized.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/wilfrid-laurier-land-acknowledgements-indigenous-history-1.4895155

 

Indigenous students set up teepee on UWindsor campus

CBC - November 7, 2018

The quad between Chrysler and Dillon Halls at the University of Windsor is one of the most popular areas of campus, with big leafy trees, sculptures and throngs of students walking between classes.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/sleepy-teepee-uwindsor-1.4896068