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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Full Time Coordinator for Friends Of Medicare

The Friends of Medicare require a full time Coordinator. Please visit the FOM website at www.keepmedicarepublic.ca for details. Deadline for applications is August 16, 2002. Please send resume to: Christine Burdett, Chair, Friends of Medicare c/o 10212 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M4 About Friends of Medicare (FOM) The Friends of Medicare is non-profit,… Read more »

Employment Opportunities: Rooftops Canada / Abri International. Contributed By The Community Networks Group

1) Overseas Job Posting: Senior Technical Advisor Cooperative Social Housing, 2 years, full time, Johannesburg, South Africa Starting Sept/Oct. 2002 Deadline for applications: August 16, 2002. Rooftops Canada /Abri International requires a Senior Technical Advisor work with the Social Housing Foundation to build skills in the emerging South African co-operative and social housing sector. The… Read more »

Notice to AU graduate students and those considering entering graduate studies at AU:

Athabasca University Students’ Union is in the process of establishing an AU Graduate Students’ Association. Here’s a sampling of benefits of belonging to a Graduate Students’ Association: · Graduate student representation on University Committees · University and government advocacy and lobbying · Affiliation with provincial and national graduate students’ organizations · Assistance with university/student dispute… Read more »

EDITOR’s ANNOUNCEMENT RE: ARCHIVES

I have recently received several “?Letters To The Editor’ in regards to the missing archive files. I thank you for your patience during this time of transition regarding our webpage, and I would like to assure all of you that the Archives will be available shortly. Thank-you for your support and concern, Tammy Moore, Editor

ENLIGHTENING INFORMATION

National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) Visit – Feb. 6 ALL interested Athabasca University staff and students are invited to attend the NCEHR site visit team’s noon hour presentation on Minimal Risk and Expedited Review Processes. Please respond to Jill Calliou at jillc@athabascau.ca by Feb 1st, as to whether you will be attending… Read more »

News From The Canadian Cancer Society – April is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month – Prevention Key to Fighting Disease

As the Canadian Cancer Society launches its annual Daffodil Month Campaign in April, the need for continuing support from the public remains strong. Not only will one in three Canadians be diagnosed with cancer in his or her lifetime, but cancer remains the leading cause of premature death (death earlier than the average life expectancy)…. Read more »

Enlightening Information

A Healing Process September 11: Dealing with the Backlash Were you affected by the horrific events of September 11? Do you think / feel racism against certain groups has increased since the tragedy? Would you like to share your thoughts & views about it? If so, you are cordially invited to attend any one of… Read more »

Enlightening Information

WE NEED READER FEEDBACK! Any comments, suggestions, feedback, or submissions may be sent to Tammy Moore, Editor of The Voice at tmoore@ausu.org Many thanks for your writing contributions and support, and I look forward to hearing from you all! _________________________________________________________________ A Healing Process September 11: Dealing with the Backlash Were you affected by the horrific… Read more »

Labatt SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

BACKGROUNDER In its 25th year, Labatt and Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) have teamed up to sponsor the LPIA program which helps university/college students create their own summer jobs in their chosen field of study. As you know, it’s hard for most students to get “hands-on” work experience in their future career tracks. Each year… Read more »