Latest Mary Simon Stories

2012-05-29 12:47:51

As Canada prepares to chair the Arctic Council, Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program offers 19 recommendations based on international workshop in January Finding a new way to fund the full participation of northern indigenous groups with Permanent Participant status at the Arctic Council in all of the organizations working groups and activities should be a top priority when Canada takes the chair of the influential inter-governmental organization next year. The recommendation is one of...

2011-10-25 10:00:00

Closing the Engagement Gap and focusing on problem solving the key focus at the RAFT Gala. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 The 2011 RAFT Annual â˜Showcase of Creativityâ Dinner was held recently at the Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) San Jose headquarters. The occasion honored all who make hands-on education possible, from the community leaders who support educational excellence, the dedicated educators who pioneer innovative solutions, to the...

2010-08-20 10:18:27

A proposed European Union (EU) ban on the importing of seal-based products went into effect on Friday, even after Inuit groups from Canada and Greenland won a court-order to delay the legislation's enactment, according to AFP reports."The commission would like to clarify that the trade ban put in place"¦ still comes into effect today," European Commission spokesperson Maria Kokkonen told the French news agency on Friday. "However, it will not apply to the applicants in this court case...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".