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First Nations Symposium
Royal Roads University | November 16, 2006
First Nations communication and culture will be focus of a the 2006 School of Communication & Culture public symposium being held at Royal Roads University on Wednesday, Nov. 22 on the Quarterdeck of the Grant Building starting at 10:00 a.m....[continue]

New Naval War Memorial Unveiled
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 16, 2006
Sixty years after the end of the Second World War, Newfoundland sailors who made the supreme sacrifice were honoured Thursday with a new memorial....[continue]

U of G Marks AIDS Awareness Week
University of Guelph | November 15, 2006
The University of Guelph is hosting several events to mark AIDS Awareness Week Nov. 20 to 24....[continue]

Gwynne Dyer to speak at Nipissing University
Nipissing University | November 15, 2006
Nipissing University, in partnership with the North Bay Nugget, is proud to host internationally renowned journalist Gwynne Dyer on campus for a lecture on Monday, November 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Nipissing University Theatre (room F213)....[continue]

Journalists for Human Rights presents John Gaudi, Nov. 15
Mount Allison University | November 14, 2006
Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to welcome John Gaudi to Mount Allison University....[continue]

SMU and Halifax Welcome World Renowned Peace Leader
St. Mary's University | November 10, 2006
Dr. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. is a man admired by many....[continue]

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

NSSE gives Nipissing University top marks
Nipissing University | November 9, 2006
A new survey has been released and the positive results are piling up as Nipissing University has once again earned excellent marks in a survey examining student satisfaction....[continue]

Gallery of Distinction honours six community leaders
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
Six outstanding citizens who have made an indelible mark on the City of Hamilton through their leadership, dedication and talent were honoured at the annual Hamilton Gallery of Distinction Awards Dinner on Nov. 8....[continue]

Barcode of Life
Mount Allison University | November 8, 2006
Whatís the most effective way to categorize all living species? This sounds like a daunting task but Mount Allison researchers are part of a group who are working on the answer to this question....[continue]

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA AWARDED US $22 MILLION HIV/AIDS PROJECT IN INDIA
University of Manitoba | November 6, 2006
Programs will focus on HIV/AIDS prevention, care, support and treatment for vulnerable population....[continue]

Dr. Nagaraja Rao to speak on the art and architecture of India, Oct 30-31
Mount Allison University | October 27, 2006
The Mount Allison Distinguished Speaker Series is please to present Dr. Nagaraja Rao, former head of the Archaeological Survey of India and current head of Dhvanyaloka Centre for Indian Studies (DCIS), Mysore (the home of the new Shastri-Mount Allison Summer Program in India)....[continue]

New chair will focus on Indian culture-history
University of Alberta | October 27, 2006
The creation of a new Chair in Classical Indian Polity and Society, focusing on the period from 500 BCE to 500 CE, will significantly enhance the University's ability to offer courses on one of the great civilizations of the world to its students....[continue]

U of S, U of R Researchers partner with aboriginal communities to address health professional shortage
University of Saskatchewan | October 26, 2006
A research initiative led by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan is joining forces with the aboriginal community and health agencies to find ways to put more aboriginal doctors and nurses into Saskatchewan communities....[continue]

Researchers partner with aboriginal communities to address health professional shortage
University of Regina | October 26, 2006
A research initiative led by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan is joining forces with the aboriginal community and health agencies to find ways to put more aboriginal doctors and nurses into Saskatchewan communities....[continue]

Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

Indian Music Master Launches York Universityís Faculty Recital Series
York University | October 23, 2006
Rhythms of India, a concert of classical South Indian music featuring the Trichy Sankaran Percussion Ensemble, will launch the new Faculty Recital Series of the Department of Music at York University on November 2....[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]

Students Benefit from Growing First Nations Partnerships at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | October 23, 2006
Today, in celebration of Miíkmaq History Month, the Miíkmaq College Institute at Cape Breton University recognized First Nation community partnerships with a special dedication and an open house....[continue]

BUSINESS STUDENTS BEAR HUGS TO PHILANTHROPY
University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
Students of the Asper school of Business will learn firsthand about a softer kind of bear market when they donate teddy bears they made to the Manitoba Moose Yearling Foundation on Monday...[continue]

Motherhood issues the focus of major York U conference
York University | October 23, 2006
The largest conference ever organized on the subject of motherhood will begin on Thursday in Toronto, with a name that reflects the size and scope of the project: "The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood."...[continue]

International students hold International Bazaar to celebrate the sharing of cultures and cuisines
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 19, 2006
Memorialís International Student Advising Centre and international students are coming together at the International Bazaar for a celebration of world cultures and cuisines....[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]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

UVic Awards 4 Honorary Degrees at Fall Convocation
University of Victoria | October 17, 2006
The University of Victoria will present four honorary degrees during fall convocation ceremonies next month. The recipients represent an eclectic mix of achievement in fields including science, Aboriginal language preservation and journalism....[continue]

UNB Announces First Harrison McCain Faculty Awards
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
The University of New Brunswick is announcing almost $200,000 in awards to faculty members as part of the first-ever Harrison McCain Faculty Awards....[continue]

LYSE DOUCET TO BE GRANTED HONORARY DOCTOR OF LETTERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK SAINT JOHN FALL CONVOCATION
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 13, 2006
BBC Correspondent Lyse Doucet will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during the University of New Brunswick Saint Johnís Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, October 20, 2006....[continue]

Economist from India to Give Annual Hopper Lecture
University of Guelph | October 13, 2006
An economics professor and expert on rural poverty, labour markets, and migration will give the 14th annual Hopper Lecture on International Development Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in OVCís Lifetime Learning Centre. The event is free and open to the public....[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]

2006 Distinguished Visitor combats violence against women
University of Windsor | October 11, 2006
The University of Windsorís Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies program has selected feminist author, activist and visionary Lee Lakeman as its 2006 Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies....[continue]

Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life
Augustana University College | October 10, 2006
Canadians have been called to rethink our nationís international commitments. We face both new and persistent challenges: terrorism, conflict between nations, poverty, ecological crises, and pandemics....[continue]

Researchers at Acadia University awarded $134,000 CANADA-HOPE scholarship to implement aging and health research in India
Acadia University | October 6, 2006
F: 902.585.1072E-mail: sheri.woodland@acadiau.ca...[continue]

BU Professor Emeritus Dr. Pandelis Halamandaris honoured by National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada
Brandon University | October 5, 2006
The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) has honoured Dr. Pandelis Halamandaris, Professor Emeritus of Teacher Education at Brandon University, and Deputy Director of the University of Manitoba Centre for Hellenic Civilization, with a Community/Arts Award recognizing his outstanding achievements, contributions and community service in promoting the understanding, the traditions and the interests of Hellenic-Canadian communities, and for his leadership, courage and dedication for the promotion of multiculturalism, human rights, respect of human and cultural values, and equality among all Canadians....[continue]

McMaster researcher awarded CANADA-HOPE Scholarship
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
An international scientist at McMaster University has been awarded a new national scholarship worth $174,000....[continue]

Tibetan refugees face human rights abuses: Study
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
For 40 years, there has been a steady stream of Tibetans fleeing their homeland, seeking asylum in India and Nepal....[continue]

McGill top laureate in 2006 Forces AVENIR awards
McGill University | October 3, 2006
McGill University has once again distinguished itself, with awards in five of 12 categories at the 8th Forces AVENIR Gala....[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]

Museum of Art to host panel discussion
McMaster University | September 22, 2006
The McMaster Museum of Art will host a panel discussion on The Life and Death of Identity Politics in Canadian Art on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m....[continue]

Malaspina to offer business program in India
Malaspina University College | September 22, 2006
Students in India will soon be able to earn a Malaspina diploma without leaving their country....[continue]

Drums, dance and dress all part of annual SUNDANCe pow wow
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 21, 2006
St. Paul's College at the University of Waterloo will welcome aboriginal guests from across Turtle Island, also known as North America, at an annual celebration of indigenous culture organized by a group including Wilfrid Laurier University staff, faculty and students....[continue]


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