Helen Galatsanou, a lead RDI project researcher, explained key conclusions about settlement and integration services. This project resulted in 29 community reports, a report for each of the 4 western provinces, and finally a western regional report.
BRANDON, MB – Dr. Alison Marshall, Professor in the Department of Religion at Brandon University (BU), will launch her latest book, Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada this week as part of BU’s Faculty of Arts Speakers’ Series. This is Marshall’s second book on Chinese Canadian History.
One workshop at the Metropolis conference in Vancouver demonstrated connections. SME owners provide business connections to pre-screened immigrants over a simple coffee.
Nearly a year after initiating the Rural Policy Learning Commons, a dozen leaders discussed achievements and progress. A sketch of a seven-year vision received positive support and the distributed authority model for financial management was further discussed.
John Biles, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, received the first excellence award from Metropolis during the 17th national conference in Vancouver. RDI organized 7 researchers to present their results of a local consultation on settlement services and partnerships in 29 communities in western Canada.
BRANDON, MB – A packed house celebrated Brandon University’s (BU) generous donors and outstanding student achievements on the evening of March 18th, 2015 during BU’s annual Awards Reception. The event connected donors who have supported scholarships and bursaries with the student recipients of those awards in the spirit of fellowship and celebration.
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BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor has been awarded a federal grant to support science programming for a summer camp that encourages healthy living, creative expression and scientific curiosity in children and youth.
Counsellor guides camper through a rocket launch.
BRANDON, MB – The pro series 2014-2015 season’s penultimate recital will feature violinist and professor Charles Castleman on March 23, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Brandon University (BU).
The 10th volume of the Journal of Rural and Community Development has been published online. Volume 10, No. 1 includes ten peer-reviewed articles and one case study ranging from the benefits of development for small farmers in Vietnam, to fostering rural youth in Ontario.