February 1, 2021 - Ontario Making Additional Investments to Keep Students and Staff Safe

Province Expanding Testing and Enhancing School Protocols as More Students Return to Class Today.

February 1, 2021

https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/60193/ontario-making-additional-investments-to-keep-students-and-staff-safe

 

Ontario expanding COVID-19 testing, supply teacher pool as more schools reopenFebruary 1, 2021

Education minister hopeful but not certain schools scheduled to reopen Feb. 10 will do so

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/covid-19-schools-reopening-ontario-lecce-1.5895817

 

 

Canada's school systems are failing to address colonial past: educators

February 1, 2021

Growing up in Saskatoon, Sherri Swidrovich, a survivor of the Sixties Scoop, still remembers learning about Canada’s white history with the constant reminder that her people were seen as primitive.

https://q107.com/news/7607422/school-history-education-60s-scoop-indigenious/

 

New exhibit honours Yukon First Nations high school graduates and their regalia

January 30, 2021

Rich colours, intricate beadwork, and creative designs. That is just some of what encompasses the regalia Yukon First Nations high school graduates have been wearing for the past 45 years.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-first-nations-high-school-exhibit-1.5893299

 

As a teen, Bella Cornell used her prom dress for Indigenous activism. Now it's in the Smithsonian.

January 30, 2021

In 2018, Bella Cornell, a member of the Choctaw Nation, wore a beautiful custom-made red dress to her senior prom in Oklahoma. The piece, which was handmade by Della Bighair-Stump, a member of the Apsaalooke (Crow) Tribe of Montana, was made with red fabric, a color that represents missing and murdered Indigenous women, and worn as a form of activism.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/indigenous-bella-cornell-prom-dress-smithsonian-171046715.html

 

Canada Post announces recipients of the 2020 Awards for Indigenous Students

January 29, 2021

Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Awards for Indigenous Students.

https://on.nationtalk.ca/story/canada-post-announces-recipients-of-the-2020-awards-for-indigenous-students/

 

TD is offering Indigenous youth exciting opportunities for professional skills development and work experience through its TD Wealth Indigenous Summer Internship (2021)

January 28, 2021

Co-op and Internship opportunities allow you to gain valuable work experience across a number of the businesses at TD. You will work with experienced colleagues, receive world class training, and be part of a community of students across TD, where you will have an impact, grow as individual and experience our culture of care.

https://jobs.td.com/en-CA/jobs/12192677/wealth-indigenous-internship-summer-2021-toronto-ca/

 

Indigenous Youth and Mental Health: Culture and tradition go virtual in a good way

January 28, 2021

During COVID-19, many have found it difficult to stay connected due to the need for physical distancing. Despite these challenges, First Nations youth have led the way in offering new and fresh ways for us to stay connected online and enhance our mental wellness.

https://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/indigenous-youth-and-mental-health-culture-and-tradition-go-virtual-in-a-good-way

 

De Beers Group donates 213 computers to Northwest Territories Schools

January 22, 2021

De Beers Group is proud to announce that 213 computers are being distributed to nine schools in six Northwest Territories (NWT) communities as part of the company’s ongoing response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://nationtalk.ca/story/de-beers-group-donates-213-computers-to-northwest-territories-schools

 

 

TWO-EYED SEEING

January 18, 2021

Humber’s new Early Childhood Education initiative aims to change the way we think about land-based play

https://humber.ca/today/news/two-eyed-seeing