Category Archives: Education

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Question Period: Protecting Indigenous Language – July 8, 2016

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: While this is great sport with a high entertainment value this morning, I have some questions. Last month, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke at a virtual town hall on the Aboriginal Peoples Televison Network. He was talking about the importance of […]

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Open Letter to Minister Landry: Changes to SEED Program (Student Employment Experience Development)

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May 6, 2016 Hon. Francine Landry Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Dear Minister Landry: I am writing to express concern over how the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program has been restructured. In addition to providing students with summer work and job experience, SEED previously had the objective of supporting non-profit […]

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Political Packaging: NB government’s education and new economy fund – Telegraph Journal – 25 February 2016

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article by Adam Huras, Telegraph Journal “They politically packaged the new initiatives they wanted to undertake to give it some profile.” – David Coon There’s little new in the government’s education and new economy fund – with more than three quarters of the $261.8 million pooled from across government departments being spent on the same things as past years. But […]

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