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Stephen Lewis Keynoter & Gala. Published September 25, 2002

In a World Battered by Race, Religion and Ethnicity, Where Stands Canada’s Multiculturalism? @ The Canada: Global Model for a Multicultural State Conference Thursday, September 26 (8pm) in Maclab Theatre Tickets: $20 Call Tix on the Square at 420-1757 or log on to http://www.tixonthesquare.ca Plus: A Celebration of World Music and Dance with Moksha, the… Read more »

Multiculturalism 2002 Youth Forum. Published September 25, 2002

Sheraton Grande Hotel September 26-28, 2002 INFOLINE: Marilyn Kontz @ 488-8793 Free Registrations Available! You’re invited to join a diverse group of young Canadians and share your vision for the future of our multicultural nation at the Multiculturalism 2002 Youth Forum. This conference will be held in Edmonton, at the Sheraton Grande Hotel from September… Read more »

Get Your Nominations In For The President’s Award for Tutoring/Mentoring Excellence!

Nominations are being accepted for the President’s Award for Tutoring/Mentoring Excellence. Nominations must be submitted to the Coordinator, Staff Development in Human Resources by September 30, 2002. This award recognizes up to two individuals each year for excellence in instructional service to AU students. CUPE tutors, graduate instructors, and academic coaches are eligible for nomination… Read more »

Library 101

Q: I searched the library catalogue and found a book that I want to take out but it’s currently out to someone else. Is there a way to put a hold on it? A: Yes. If you click on the “Request This Item” button in the catalogue record you will be asked for your name… Read more »

So far this semester $40,000 worth of bikes stolen at U of A

EDMONTON (CUP) — They’re fast, efficient and blend in with the throngs of other students wandering campus, and in the first two weeks of classes, bike thieves have had a heyday. With $40,000 in bike losses reported so far this year at the University of Alberta, the problem is reaching epidemic proportions. “The university is… Read more »

Marijuana debate rages on in Ottawa

(CUP) OTTAWA (CUP) — Canadian adults may soon be legally entitled to “blaze”, “smoke up” or “hit up the phat chronic” if a report tabled by the Canadian Senate is accepted and passed into law. The report released by the Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs, calls for the legalization of marijuana. “Judges, lawyers, college… Read more »

Canadian NGOs (non-governmental organizations) underscore centrality of the United Nations in dispute over Iraq

Four Canadian non-governmental organizations have come together to commend the Canadian government for its position on Iraq and to emphasize that the United Nations must play the lead role in mediating the international dispute over Iraq. The North-South Institute, the Canadian Council for International Cooperation, the United Nations Association in Canada and the Mennonite Central… Read more »

The First Festival of Learning at AU Central

The first Festival of Learning took place at AU Central on Sept. 14 in recognition of International Adult Learners’ Week. UNESCO has previously sponsored the event, but this is the first time the week was celebrated in Canada. More than 100 people attended the Athabasca event that featured presentations and displays highlighting the benefits of… Read more »

The AU Information Centre

I would like to respond to the very interesting article by Tamra Ross Low “What I’ve Learned About AU Students” and perhaps provide some helpful advice for all AU students. The Information Centre was established to provide a first point of contact for prospective and continuing students. We have a staff of sixteen full-time, part-time… Read more »