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Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests

November 30, 2002 7:00 p.m. @ the Provincial Museum of Alberta Infoline: 432-0967 (or) e-mail: jill-sturdy@cpaws-edmonton.org The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society proudly presents Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests. This event features two eminent science writers, Dr. Wayne Lynch and Dr. David Henry. Both have volunteered their time to share with Canadians… Read more »

The People’s Movement for Human Rights Education

Introducing Human Rights Cities & Shulamith Koenig Contributed By The Community Networks Group Nov. 29, 2002 10-noon @ City Hall – Heritage Room Infoline: 474-6058 / 995-6819 / e-mail: leocamposa@aol.com Since 1989, the People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE), an international NGO, instrumental the launching a UN Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, has… Read more »

AU News From Academic Council. Contributed by The Insider

Academic Council passed the following Action Items at its Nov. 6th meeting: · Step II & III approval of a Master of Nursing program (open for applications on April 1, 2003 with courses beginning Sept. 1, 2003) · Regulation changes to the Master of Health Studies program (effective Sept. 1, 2003) · Step II approval… Read more »

AU HONOURARY DEGREES! – The Call for Nominations

Athabasca University Governing Council invites nominations for Honourary Degrees to be presented at Convocation ceremonies on June 13 and 14, 2003 in Athabasca, Alberta. Candidates will have distinguished themselves in education, science, the arts, public service, or other areas, and have made significant life-long contributions to endeavours consistent with the mandate and purpose of Athabasca… Read more »

CHANGES TO THE UNDERGRAD GRADING POLICY AT AU!

This is to advise you of an important change in the undergraduate Grading Policy at Athabasca University. Athabasca University has approved a new Alpha/4.0 grading scale for undergraduate studies effective January 1, 2003. The grades that students achieve will be stated, on transcripts and in student records, as alpha grades on a scale from A… Read more »

Diverse Voices: Bridging Troubled Waters. Annual Family Violence Conference

November 28-29, 2002 Infoline: 437-8013 / Fax: 439-6819 · E-mail: dorothy@icdr.com At the Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre 11050 – 90 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Join outstanding speakers & colleagues to: · Learn how to develop educational initiatives · Explore how to reach people with varying needs · Share success stories and best practices with colleagues… Read more »

SUPPORT SMOKING BAN IN RESTAURANTS, BARS, & LOUNGES

From: Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Re: Support a Smoking Ban in Restaurants, Bars and Lounges Edmonton City Council is now considering amendments to the smoking bylaw to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants, bars and lounges. Last year, City Council amended the existing bylaw to protect children from second hand smoke by… Read more »

‘Vibrant Communities Initiative’. Published November 27, 2002

Contributed by The Community Networks Group http://www.vibrantcommunities.ca Canada is a country of countless opportunities. We have exceptional health, education and social programs, a robust economy and a quality of life that is envied around the world. It’s hard to think of Canada as a “poor” country. And yet more than 16% of us live in… Read more »