May 20, 2021 - Canada and Ontario invest in new Indigenous Cultural Centre at Algoma University

May 20, 2021

Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods, and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/canada-and-ontario-invest-in-new-indigenous-cultural-centre-at-algoma-university-848181528.html

 Nipissing University hires new president

May 20, 2021

Dr. Kevin Wamsley begins in role on Aug. 1

https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/training-education/nipissing-university-hires-new-president-3793870

 

Mi'kmaw lessons created by UPEI students to preserve language

May 19, 2021

Two students in UPEI's indigenous education program have created some new lessons in Mi'kmaw for the Native Council of Prince Edward Island to share with its members. Chantal Peppin and James Omowumi spent 10 weeks with the Native Council as part of their teacher training. 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-upei-education-students-honour-song-poster-1.6031215

 

Ontario’s Indigenous Institutes Take the Lead in Post-Secondary Virtual Learning with eCampusOntario

May 18, 2021

Thanks to collaborative, innovative funding from the province and education non-profits, member institutes of the Indigenous Institutes Consortium (IIC) will be developing and improving virtual learning in Ontario for Indigenous learners.

https://anishinabeknews.ca/2021/05/18/ontarios-indigenous-institutes-take-the-lead-in-post-secondary-virtual-learning-with-ecampusontario/

 

Canadian, Ontario governments sign education memorandum of understanding with Grand Council Treaty #3

May 17, 2021

A new agreement between the Canadian federal government, Ontario government, and Grand Council Treaty #3 is aimed at helping improve education for Indigenous youth.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/education-mou-1.6028815

 

With summer vacation looming, educators worry about lasting fallout of pandemic schooling

May 17, 2021

'Not only teachers, the students are just emotionally, physically, mentally exhausted,' B.C. teacher says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/teacher-questionnaire-pandemic-yearend-1.6025149