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The Goizueta Foundation and Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation Grant $2 Million for Development of the JA-MBA

This post originally appeared on JA of Georgia’s website.

Grants will support Junior Achievement’s efforts to develop an innovative high school model that prepares students for personal and professional success. 620 more words

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Minister, not military, decides who visits Canadian Forces bases, DND records say

Defence Minister Jason Kenney says military commanders are responsible for the fact that opposition MPs have been barred from visiting Canadian Armed Forces bases, despite new documents that indicate the minister has final say over who gets past the gates. 624 more words

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Government exploring contract for commercial supply ship

The federal government is entering into talks with a Quebec shipyard for the potential retrofitting of a commercial supply vessel for the navy, Defence Minister Jason Kenney said Tuesday. 503 more words

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Canadian military scaling back at some recruiting centres

The Canadian military is scaling back on its recruiting in certain locations in Ontario, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia even as it struggles with higher than expected numbers of personnel hanging up their uniforms, and difficulties attracting and training new recruits. 476 more words

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U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada's safeguards

U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. 674 more words

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Kenney urged to stop military from cutting recruitment targets for women

Defence Minister Jason Kenney has been urged to personally intervene as the military moves to cut back on its recruiting targets for women as well as for visible minorities and aboriginals. 513 more words

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U-32 sweeps Division II track crowns

EAST MONTPELIER – Minutes after the final event of the Vermont Division II high school boys track and field state championships Saturday, Lyndon coach Jack Harris issued a warning to all rivals: Wait ’til next year. 1,620 more words

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