Feds don’t know how many employees speak an Indigenous language at work
October 14, 2022
The federal government says it doesn’t know how many of its employees are expected to speak an Indigenous language as part of their job, as it faces calls to expand compensation to those who do.
Ontario Boosting Economic Development Opportunities in Indigenous Communities
October 18, 2022
SCUGOG — The Ontario government is providing $25 million over the next three years to support economic development in Indigenous communities. This funding will help Indigenous businesses and communities recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, modernize business processes, remove barriers for Indigenous people pursuing an apprenticeship, and provide training opportunities.
New school provides education closer to home for high school students in Poplar River First Nation
October 24, 2022
POPLAR RIVER FIRST NATION, TREATY 5 TERRITORY, MB, Oct. 24, 2022 /CNW/ – A new Kindergarten to Grade 12 school at Poplar River First Nation means that some high school students will no longer have to travel outside the community to pursue their education.
New book guides parents in teaching children Cree at home
October 27, 2022
Belinda Daniels and Andrea Custer may have taken different routes to Cree language fluency, but the two educators and mothers share a single philosophy: It is important for their children to feel comfortable with nēhiyawēwin and that starts at home.
CICan’s national Indigenous Education Symposium highlights the importance of collective action in advancing truth and reconciliation
October 28, 2022
Nearly 150 educational leaders gathered during Colleges and Institutes Canada’s national Indigenous Education Symposium to discuss and reflect on shared visions and responsibilities when it comes to advancing truth and reconciliation.
KPDSB schools to stay open during Friday strike
November 2, 2022
Leadership with the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says despite province-wide strike action on Friday, schools will remain open and students are expected to be in their classrooms that day.
Kahnawake students learn their own history at Six Nations
November 2, 2022
Learning sustainability through an international experience with an Indigenous lens
November 3, 2022
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Twelve students in the CESD 3406: Sustainable Indigenous, Rural and Community Development course, attended Slow Food International’s Terra Madre event in Turin, Italy September 20-28 as part of an international learning experience at Algoma University (AU), funded by the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity (GSO) fund.
Education workers picket across Ottawa to kick off strike
November 4, 2022
CUPE opting to strike despite Ford government banning it.