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BY IAN MUNROE | August 18 2021

While some Indigenous scholars say there’s been significant progress, others see mostly rhetoric.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | July 06 2021

Universities across the country are reassessing historical figures and renaming the buildings that commemorated them.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | June 21 2021

StFX students will now receive two degrees when they graduate: one in Latin and one in Mi’kmaw.

BY KELLY BOUTSALIS | June 03 2021

“It’s reconciliation in action,” says executive director of Ongomiizwin.

BY KELLY BOUTSALIS | April 27 2021

How Indigenous researchers and communities are working in partnership with universities and non-Indigenous researchers to shape the future of environmental sciences.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | March 30 2021

How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.

BY JOSEPHINE AUGER & JANELLE MARIE BAKER | March 29 2021

Indigenous people with experience guiding culturally safe talking circles in an online environment can work with students to nurture safe virtual spaces.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | January 19 2021

With a Coast Salish design and modern fit, the new academic robes honour Kim Baird, the first Indigenous woman to serve as chancellor at the institution.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 16 2020

Latest review by Universities Canada of its member institutions also catalogues efforts towards reconciliation.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | November 18 2020

Intimate partner violence, families with young children, people with disabilities and Indigenous mental health are among the many areas under investigation.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | October 20 2020

The centre will serve as home to the university’s world-renowned joint degree in Indigenous law and common law.

BY RHIANNON RUSSELL | June 17 2020

This May, Yukon College officially became Yukon University. The journey to becoming Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel has been more than 45 years in the making.

BY MICHEL BOUCHARD, SÉBASTIEN MALETTE, GUILLAUME MARCOTTE & SIOMONN PULLA | May 04 2020

A group of scholars offer a rebuttal to a recent article exploring the notions of “self-Indigenization” and “race-shifting.”

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | April 07 2020

The trend seems to be particularly prevalent in Eastern Canada and among those claiming Métis ancestry.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 23 2019

Participants at the fifth annual Building Reconciliation Forum discussed the importance of acknowledging past mistakes, building meaningful community relationships and “unlearning.”

BY JAMIE CASSELS & ASIMA VEZINA | September 26 2019

We must acknowledge the difficulty of the work ahead, but not be deterred by it.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | September 18 2019

“Acknowledging that [Indigenous communities] have sovereignty over the material and that it is indeed not yours is one of the key things we’re trying to promote in the work that we’re doing with the archival community.”

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | September 17 2019

Having early discussions about a role change with those close to you is important, so they can grow with your decision.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | August 19 2019

One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | August 13 2019

Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.

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