University of Oxford Canada Tour
For: Students and Parents
University representatives will offer information and advice on applying to university in the UK and to Oxford in particular. 75 more words
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A variety of Canadian universities and colleges host annual Aboriginal Awareness Weeks which include diverse cultural and educational events to raise awareness on their campuses about Indigneous peoples, issues, cultures and worldviews. 702 more words
The Indigenous Studies Department is the oldest of its kind in Canada, beginning in 1974 as the Department of Indian and Eskimo Studies. Within the department, courses, diplomas, and degrees are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, which help students to understand who they are and what it means to be Canadian, while providing students with the opportunity to begin to understand Indigenous cultures and worldviews, and the issues facing Indigenous communities in Canada and societies across the world.
As per its mandate, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has established a permanent National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, to ensure the work and legacy of the commission carries on after its five-year mandate is complete. 113 more words
In 2014, the Vancouver Island University (VIU) established a Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The goal of the centre is to advance research, education, and public understanding and dialogue on Pre-Confederation Treaties from across Canada, as a way of contributing to the national challenge of reconciliation. 37 more words