Cape Breton University

Type: Organization
Name: Cape Breton University
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

1st Nova Scotia education report in 25 years released

A ministerial panel is recommending big changes to the way education is delivered in Nova Scotia.In a report titled Disrupting the Status Quo, the six-member panel says half of Nova Scotians surveyed are not satisfied with the public school system. The ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Valedictorian keeping a culture alive

Originally from Massachusetts, Janean Marshall says that even though she grew up in the United States, her connection to the Mi'kmaq community has always come first. It was her quest to reconnect with the Mi'kmaq culture that led Janean to move to Eskasoni ... [Published Noodls - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Johnson named OCAA MVP

Tiffany Johnson had spent her entire soccer career as a defender.However, when she got to Cambrian College this fall, Golden Shield master soccer coach Giuseppe Politi saw something in her game and switched her to the striker position.It proved to be ... [Published Sudbury Star - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sudbury's Blain sets AUS scoring record

Sudbury native Karolyne Blain, a fourth-year striker with the Cape Breton University Capers women’s soccer team, etched her name into the AUS record books Sunday.Blain scored twice in a 5-1 road victory over the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers ... [Published Sudbury Star - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

She Was Told Her Son Would Be a Vegetable, Now He’s Graduating From College

975, Frankie MacQueen was born with cerebral palsy . Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that causes impairment of motor function due to brain injury or abnormal development of the brain. Most cases of cerebral palsy are diagnosed before the age ... [Published LifeNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household items out of landfill

If you​'​ve got a toaster that doesn't toast, a bike that doesn't cycle or a computer that needs more than a reboot, don't throw them out — you can save them from the landfill.All you have to do is bring your broken household items to Sydney's first Repair ... [Published CBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cape Breton University student with cerebral palsy defies all odds

A Cape Breton man who was once told he wouldn’t live past the age of 10 will soon become a university graduate.Frankie MacQueen has cerebral palsy and only uses one finger to type. But that hasn’t stopped the 39-year-old from accomplishing his goals.It ... [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia prepares to extend fracing ban

The government of Nova Scotia plans to introduce legislation this fall that would prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing.Energy Minister Andrew Younger announced the intention to draft legislation after an independent panel found that only 40% of Nova ... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Championing the environment through innovation makes economic sense

– More than 140 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators from around the world will be participating in the Action Partners Leadership and Innovation Summit (http://www.action-partners.com/global-leadership-innovation-summit/) on October ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Billboard promoting Saint Mary's University stirs controversy in Sydney

A billboard promoting Halifax’s Saint Mary’s University is creating some controversy in Sydney.The sign reads ‘The right future is worth the drive to Halifax’ but the message is leaving a sour taste in the mouths of some Cape Breton University studen ... [Published CTV News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Screaming Eagles players from Russia learning English

Junior hockey players new to Cape Breton face intense competitive pressure on the ice as members of the Screaming Eagles, but for some there is added pressure in learning a new language.Screaming Eagles Forward Maxim“It was hard for me the first month,” ... [Published CBC - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

ESS Thursday Night Lecture Series: Film Screening "Attutauniujuk Nanami - Lament for the Land"

Ashlee Cunsolo-Willox, Filmmaker and Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities at Cape Breton University presents her film.Attutauniujuk Nanami - Lament for the Land documents the impact of climate change - both ... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 01 2014]

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...Janean says it is imperative that the diverse needs of students be recognized, especially in her own Mi'Kmaq community. "Children are essential to the continuation of our [Mi'kmaq] culture and language, and it is my honour and privilege to be working to ensure that our children with special needs have access to the best opportunities possible" Janean says
“I was never a striker before and I told (Politi) "I don't think you should put me here, I don't score goals" ” Johnson said...
If you​ "​ve got a toaster that doesn't toast, a bike that doesn't cycle or a computer that needs more than a reboot, don't throw them out — you can save them from the landfill."
"Nova Scotians have overwhelmingly expressed concern about allowing high volume hydraulic fracturing to be a part of onshore shale development in this province at this time" Younger said

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1st Nova Scotia education report in 25 years re... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 30 2014]
Valedictorian keeping a culture alive [Published Noodls - Oct 30 2014]
Sudbury's Blain sets AUS scoring record [Published Sudbury Star - Oct 28 2014]
Johnson named OCAA MVP [Published Sudbury Star - Oct 28 2014]
Hazel’s retirement signals change in Mississaug... [Published Mississauga News - Oct 28 2014]
How City Hall helped shape the development of M... [Published Mississauga News - Oct 27 2014]
Red wave of mayors expected to sweep across 905... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 25 2014]
She Was Told Her Son Would Be a Vegetable, Now ... [Published LifeNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household i... [Published CBC - Oct 22 2014]
Cape Breton University student with cerebral pa... [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
Nova Scotia prepares to extend fracing ban [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Hazel's shadow looms large over Mississauga ele... [Published Mississauga News - Oct 17 2014]
A Silent Transformation: A documentary about co... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
Championing the environment through innovation ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
Graduate Students Receive Innovation and Resear... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
BCE CFO Vanaselja to retire in Q2 2015 [Published Telecompaper - Oct 14 2014]
Councillor incensed by mayor’s support for husb... [Published Brampton Guardian - Oct 14 2014]
Portfolio Day - Oct. 18 [Published NSCAD University - Oct 08 2014]
Hurricane Hazel changed policy tune, which allo... [Published CTV News - Oct 07 2014]
Billboard promoting Saint Mary's University sti... [Published CTV News - Oct 06 2014]
Screaming Eagles players from Russia learning E... [Published CBC - Oct 03 2014]
ESS Thursday Night Lecture Series: Film Screeni... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 01 2014]
Minister Leitch announces Advisory Council on W... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 30 2014]
University of Toronto’s IMFG new Pre-Election P... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Region's top university teachers to be recogniz... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
Concerns raised over father-son sitting on Miss... [Published Mississauga News - Sep 25 2014]
The Next 100 Years: Reaching New Heights in Hea... [Published Reliance Trust - Sep 22 2014]
Climate change rallies held across Maritimes [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 21 2014]
50 Canadian climate researchers speak out in su... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 20 2014]
Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold t... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 26 2014]
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