January 7, 2020 - Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and

January 7, 2021

Province Also Extends Province-wide Shutdown in Northern Ontario.

https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/59890/ontario-extends-teacher-led-online-learning-until-january-25-to-keep-students-and-staff-safe-in-sout

 

#FacesofTrentU: Challenging Indigenous Stereotypes and Fighting for Change Beyond the Classroom

January 7, 2021

 “Trent has really shaped my way of thinking. I feel like I’m being led into this whole new world that makes me want to keep exploring. It hasn’t always been easy, but without Trent, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

https://www.trentu.ca/indigenousstudies/news-events/28919

 

Global News speaks with Ontario education minister on e-learning extension

January 7, 2021

Travis Dhanraj talks with Education Minister Stephen Lecce about his decision to extend virtual learning across southern Ontario.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/global-news-speaks-ontario-education-003825856.html

 

First Nations leaders call out Ottawa’s ‘nonsense’ litigation on Jordan’s Principle expansion

January 7, 2021

First Nations leaders are calling on Ottawa to “stop the nonsense” for seeking review of a decision that expands children’s eligibility to receive crucial public services.

https://globalnews.ca/news/7559954/jordans-principle-judicial-review-ottawa-first-nations/

 

Kenj hosts new Canadian Welding Bureau test site

January 6, 2021

The past couple of years have seen many milestones passed at Kenjgewin Teg, the educational institute based in M’Chigeeng First Nation. Last month students at Kenj’s trades centre were able to tackle one of their key Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certifications, as the school has been officially recognized as a testing site.

https://www.manitoulin.com/kenj-hosts-new-canadian-welding-bureau-test-site/

 

Indigenous flight school celebrates its first all-female crew

January 6, 2021

For the first time in the 30-year history of the First Nations Technical Institute's aviation program, a flight training crew is all female.

Rainbow Ford, who had her commercial flight test in December, told CTV's Your Morning she didn't think about the significance of having both a female instructor and examiner until a few days before her exam.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/indigenous-flight-school-celebrates-its-first-all-female-crew-1.5255614

 

School division to hold 'ribbon skirt day' after girl shamed for wearing skirt in Kamsack

January 6, 2021

Ribbon skirts are traditionally worn to Indigenous ceremonies and represent strength and womanhood

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/ribbon-skirt-yorkton-kamsack-school-kulak-robertson-1.5863934

 

Collaboration on Indigenous-industry relations program a step toward reconciliation: Yellowhead Tribal College and U of A

December 28, 2020

A new partnership between Yellowhead Tribal College (YTC) and the University of Alberta is a step toward reconciliation, the schools say.

https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/collaboration-on-indigenous-industry-relations-program-a-step-toward-reconciliation-yellowhead-tribal-college-and-u-of-a