News Archive: Aboriginal Peoples

Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

“We are proud to be singled out as a campus dedicated to nurturing Indigenous knowledge and excellence,” said Axworthy, UWinnipeg President & Vice-Chancellor. “Approximately 12% of our total student population is now First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students, making UWinnipeg one of the top universities in Canada for Indigenous participation.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

International Development Research Centre Awards University of Winnipeg Funding for Program Focusing on Indigenous Development

“The acknowledgment and support for the MDP from the globally respected International Development Research Centre will help inform other development institutions and organizations about this innovative program and will inspire IDRC Award Holders to strive to meet the Centre’s high standards,” said Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, on the importance of the IDRC grant to the University. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

The Art and Science of Math Education: Conference brings together experts at UWinnipeg on Nov. 19, 2011

The purpose of this conference is to expose educators and the public to a range of views on math education from leading experts in education, cognitive science and Aboriginal education, and to explore ways of bringing the best insights together into practice. Views on how best to proceed sometimes diverge, yet all are founded in a shared desire to give all students an opportunity to engage in, appreciate and achieve high levels of proficiency in mathematics. [Click on Logo to learn more]

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Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

Axworthy Wants Unequivocal Air Canada Apology

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg is calling on Air Canada to reverse a decision to pull its flight attendants from a downtown Winnipeg hotel and is offering to meet with its President to correct inaccurate perceptions of downtown safety. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

Scotiabank Recognized As Leader in Aboriginal Relations

Scotiabank is proud to have been recognized by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) as Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Gold Level. Scotiabank is one of only four companies awarded with the distinction of PAR Gold by CCAB this year. [Click on Logo to learn more]

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Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada for Reputation, Noted for Indigenous Scholarship

University of Manitoba: Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Conduct Research in the USA Comparing American Indian Boarding Schools and Canadian Residential Schools

As a Fulbright Scholar with the University of New Mexico’s Department of Sociology, Woolford’s project will compare American Indian boarding schools and Canadian residential schools, and he hopes to address questions of genocide and learn about the movement for boarding school reparations. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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