BCcampus to Develop Indigenization Resources for Campuses

Posted on April 22nd, 2016

BCcampus, on behalf of the Ministry of Advanced Education, will soon be facilitating the Indigenization of Curriculum and Cultural Awareness training project (ICCAT) for post-secondary institutions across British Columbia. The […]

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CFS Encourages Support for Métis & Non-status First Nations Students

Posted on April 14th, 2016

A landmark Supreme Court Ruling in the R v. Daniels case has recognized and affirmed the federal government’s constitutional responsibilities towards Métis and non-status First Nations. These responsibilities include the […]

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Indigenizing Higher Education

Posted on April 8th, 2016

This article is a survey of how higher education institutions in Canada are bringing indigenous people, as well as their philosophies and cultures, into strategic plans, governance roles, academics, research […]

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Why Canada’s Universities Should Mandate Indigenous Courses

Posted on December 10th, 2015

“Every university in Canada should mandate indigenous content. Why? To borrow a phrase from our Prime Minister, “Because it’s 2015.” We are proud at the University of Winnipeg to be […]

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Awards for Aboriginal Masters and Doctoral Students

Posted on September 10th, 2015

“Premier Christy Clark today announced $2 million to encourage more Aboriginal students to pursue masters and doctoral level degrees at public universities in British Columbia. ‘Aboriginal people are a vital […]

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Reconciliation Begins by Closing the Graduation Gap

Posted on August 31st, 2015

“As millions of Canadian young people gear up for a return to classrooms this fall, the ‘back to school’ rallying cry is ubiquitous – in advertising, in media headlines and […]

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Health Promotion Must be a Focus for Postsecondary Institutions

Posted on July 16th, 2015

Arvind Gupta, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, and Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal at UBC-Okanagan Campus, share an opinion piece in University Affairs on the […]

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Education ‘only way forward’

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

CBC news has reported on the events following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s historic release of the report, “Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future” along with 94 […]

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Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has released its report following six years of gathering testimony from 7,000 witnesses who had experienced the residential school system. The stories and recommendations included in […]

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