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Final Fantasy comes to Sackville, Nov. 17
Mount Allison University | November 15, 2006
On Friday, November 17, Georgeís Roadhouse hosts the Maritime Canada headlining debut of Torontoís award-winning violinist/singer-songwriter, Final Fantasy....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar November 13 to November 19, 2006
University of Ottawa | November 14, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: November 6 - 10, 2006
University of Ottawa | November 6, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Leading water management expert to speak at Mount A, Oct. 25
Mount Allison University | October 24, 2006
Dr. Bruce Mitchell of the University of Waterloo will speak on water management issues at Mount Allison University on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dunn Building, room 106. His talk is entitled: Backing Into the Future: Reflections on Water Management Experiences in Canada and everyone is welcome to attend....[continue]

Mount Allison student receives funding to study Nunatsiavut land claim agreement
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Harry Borlase, a Canadian Studies student at Mount Allison University and resident of Goose Bay, NL, is the recipient of a Canadian Northern Studies Trust Northern Resident Award, valued at $5,000, from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)....[continue]

St. Paul's United College holds conference on Aboriginal education in the 21st Century
University of Waterloo | October 18, 2006
A major conference on the future of Aboriginal education, featuring Ontario's lieutenant-governor, the Honourable James K. Bartleman -- first member of a First Nation to hold a vice-regal office in Ontario -- will be held at St. Paul's United College on the University of Waterloo campus Oct. 28....[continue]

Canadian Studies hosts Secwepemc storyteller
Thompson Rivers University | October 12, 2006
Thompson Rivers Universityís Centre for the Study of Canada will host Peter Michel, Secwepemc educator and storyteller, for a free public presentation Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 8:45-10:00 am in Room 262 of the Arts and Education Building....[continue]

Craig Lawrence Dobbin: 1935 to 2006
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Craig Lawrence Dobbin OC, D.Sc.(h.c.), LL.D (1935 to 2006) passed away on October 7....[continue]

Cultural studies expert to speak at Mount Allison, Oct. 4
Mount Allison University | October 2, 2006
"Multiculturalism, Human Rights and Culture: The Struggle for a New Humanism" will be the title of a lecture presented by Dr. Rinaldo Walcott who holds the Canadian Research Chair in Social Justice and Cultural Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto....[continue]

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS AND SENATOR TO RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREES
University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
At this yearís Fall Convocation, honorary degrees will be awarded to: Clara Hughes, Cindy Klassen and Vivienne Poy....[continue]

Mount Allison welcomes noted Israeli scholar, Oct. 2
Mount Allison University | September 29, 2006
On Monday, October 2, Mount Allison will welcome Dr. Danielle Schaub, professor of English, Canadian Studies, and Scholarly Writing at Oranium, University of Haifa, Israel to campus. Dr. Schaub will be give a public presentation entitled "Photographing Canadian Writers Reading" beginning at 12 noon in the Owens Art Gallery....[continue]

Mount Allisonís Aboriginal Community Development Centre launches online digital repository
Mount Allison University | September 26, 2006
Pilot project documents First Nationís path to self-governance...[continue]

Copyright Issues and You ó Sept. 29
Mount Allison University | September 22, 2006
In an age of downloading and having information available at our fingertips, the issue of copyright is one many of us are aware of. But how much do we really know about the issue as it affects our personal and professional lives?...[continue]

Eminent uOttawa historian Chad Gaffield chosen to lead Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada
University of Ottawa | September 18, 2006
The University of Ottawa is proud to share in the news that Dr. Chad Gaffield, University Research Chair and esteemed historian, has been chosen as the new President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)....[continue]

How Will New Brunswick Vote? Political Science Experts Discuss Outcome at APPSA Conference
Mount Saint Vincent University | September 15, 2006
The New Brunswick election has the Liberals and Conservatives locked in a tight race, with the NDP lagging....[continue]

9/11: MSVU Experts Available to Speak on the Tragedy
Mount Saint Vincent University | September 8, 2006
9/11 tore a hole in the fabric of our society five years ago. How has it changed our lives? What does 9/11 bring to our minds: Tears and terrorism? Valour and vulnerability?...[continue]

Multi-award winning teacher to deliver this yearís Tucker Talk, Aug. 30
Mount Allison University | August 25, 2006
Sociology professor Dr. Erin Steuter, this yearís recipient of Mount Allison Universityís Tucker Teaching Award, a Paul Parť Excellence Award, and the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Distinguished Teacher Award will present the annual "Tucker Talk" on Wednesday, August 30 at 3 p.m....[continue]

Governor Generalís Award winner joins Mount A
Mount Allison University | August 24, 2006
Mount Allison University is excited to welcome Canadian Studies scholar Dr. Christl Verduyn to campus....[continue]

Head back to class at Mount Aís Moncton campus, Aug. 28
Mount Allison University | August 8, 2006
Awarding-winning professors and a stellar course line-up are being offered in Moncton through Mount Allison Universityís Continuous Learning department located at the Moncton Flight College in Dieppe. Classes begin August 28 and thereís something for everyone with courses being offered in a number of diverse disciplines....[continue]

Seven McGill faculty members elected to prestigious Royal Society of Canada
McGill University | July 17, 2006
McGill University is pleased to announce that the following faculty members are among the 82 new Fellows announced by the Royal Society of Canada....[continue]

Trent Prof Elected to Royal Society of Canada's Academy of Arts and Humanities
Trent University | July 14, 2006
Dr. Michael Peterman Joins Nine Other Trent RSC Fellows...[continue]

New Professors at King's
University of King's College | July 10, 2006
Kingís is pleased to welcome three new assistant professors to the University...[continue]

Agnes Etherington Art Centre gathering clues to portrait's origin
Queen's University | July 6, 2006
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is gathering clues regarding a portrait believed to be of Isabella Clark Macdonald, the wife of Canada's first prime minister....[continue]

TRU grad selected for Asian trade mission
Thompson Rivers University | July 4, 2006
Sultan Sandur, who graduated with a BA in Canadian Studies with a minor in Sociology this past June, is the first-ever from Kamloops to be selected to join a 32-member Junior Team Canada trade mission, which heads to China and Hong Kong this August....[continue]

TRU grad selected for Asian trade mission
Thompson Rivers University | July 4, 2006
Sultan Sandur, who graduated with a BA in Canadian Studies with a minor in Sociology this past June, is the first-ever from Kamloops to be selected to join a 32-member Junior Team Canada trade mission, which heads to China and Hong Kong this August....[continue]

Vivienne Poy reflects on three years as U of T Chancellor
University of Toronto | June 23, 2006
The fashion designer in Chancellor Vivienne Poy smiles when asked if she has ever considered redesigning the chancellorís robes....[continue]

High school students can Go Global at Mount A this summer!
Mount Allison University | June 14, 2006
Mount Allison University is pleased to offer a new exciting summer camp for high school students....[continue]

DALHOUSIE PROFS NAMED TO SELECT GROUP OF CANADA-US FULBRIGHT AWARD RECIPIENTS
Dalhousie University | June 6, 2006
Michael Hawes, Executive Director of the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States, announced that Frank Harvey and Esmeralda Thornhill have been granted 2006-07 Fulbright awards....[continue]

David Suzuki to speak at Mount Allison, June 10
Mount Allison University | May 30, 2006
Internationally renowned environmentalist, scientist, and broadcaster Dr. David Suzuki will speak at Mount Allison University on Saturday, June 10 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Wu Centre of the Dunn Building. Dr. Suzuki will discuss his latest book, David Suzuki: The Autobiography. The presentation is open to the public....[continue]

Trent University Honours Largest Graduating Class at Convocation Ceremonies June 1 and June 2
Trent University | May 30, 2006
With a record 1,700 graduates, Trent University will celebrate its 39th Convocation over the course of four ceremonies on Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2....[continue]

US MBA students get "Canadian orientation" during week-long USA-MBA program
University of Ottawa | May 30, 2006
Overshadowed by economic developments in Asia and elsewhere, and challenged by post-9/11 border and security issues and recent trade disputes, the Canada-U.S. economic partnership remains the broadest, deepest and most unique relationship in the contemporary world. It is likely to remain so for some time to come....[continue]

Three Local High School Students Awarded Special Admissions Scholarships to Trent University
Trent University | May 26, 2006
Other Prestigious Scholarships Awarded to Students in Toronto, Winnipeg, and London...[continue]

Three Local High School Students Awarded Special Admissions Scholarships to Trent University
Trent University | May 26, 2006
Other Prestigious Scholarships Awarded to Students in Toronto, Winnipeg, and London...[continue]

Lakehead Uís 42nd Convocation Saturday, May 27
Lakehead University | May 25, 2006
Approximately 2,000 students will be graduating from Lakehead University for the 2005-2006 academic year....[continue]

Lakehead Uís 42nd Convocation Saturday, May 27
Lakehead University | May 25, 2006
Approximately 2,000 students will be graduating from Lakehead University for the 2005-2006 academic year....[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June ó from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

Spring Convocation follows SFU Open House celebration
Simon Fraser University | May 24, 2006
Simon Fraser University has a lot to celebrate in June ó from its 40th anniversary Open House on June 3 to spring Convocation on June 7, 8 and 9....[continue]

Atlantic Poet Douglas Lochhead to receive Honorary Degree from UNB Saint John
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | May 11, 2006
Atlantic poet, Douglas Lochhead will be recognized in abstentia with an Honorary degree in Letters from the University of New Brunswick Saint John during the 32nd Spring Convocation Ceremony on May 19th, 2006....[continue]

King's Selects a New Vice President
University of King's College | April 27, 2006
The University of Kingís College is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Elson BA(Vind), MA(Dal), Dr de 3e cycle (Sorbonne) has accepted the position of Vice President for a five-year term starting July 1, 2006, subject to the final approval of the Board of Governors....[continue]


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