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Church Point (NS), January 22, 2021 – Parents who have gathered with their kids on one of Clare's soccer fields will recognize the name “Lauren Amero” as someone who is deeply involved with Clare Minor Soccer. 2019 graduates of École secondaire de Clare will remember Lauren as the president of the Graduation Committee and the Student Council. Her professors will surely tell you that her good mood, positive attitude, and leadership qualities will be extremely useful to her in her teaching career.

Church Point (NS), January 22, 2021 – Since March 2020, Pierre-Alexandre Bigras has not had it easy. As the Sociocultural and Recreation Director of Université Sainte-Anne's Church Point campus, Pierre-Alexandre organizes activities, events, and training to encourage students to become involved and to make their postsecondary studies a full life experience. Before March 2020, the campus hosted a beehive of activity that was much appreciated by the student population and community members alike.

Church Point (NS), 11 January 2021 – The most recent issue of the scholarly journal Québec Studies features a thematic dossier on the Francophonie in Louisiana, coordinated by Dr. Clint Bruce, Canada Research Chair in Acadian and Transnational Studies (CRÉAcT), and two of his colleagues, Dr. Nathan Rabalais, from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Dr. Robin Anita White, from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The dossier brings together five groundbreaking studies under the indicative title, “Francophone Louisiana's Cultural Flows” (issue 70, fall/winter 2020).

Two projects to address labour shortages and skills gaps in college system, and career success in early childhood education

TORONTO (November 23, 2020) – The Future Skills Centre (FSC) today announced a $4.3 million investment into two new partnerships in Atlantic Canada that will advance the region’s skills development agenda. “College Transformation des Collèges,” a project of Atlantic Colleges Atlantique (ACA), will receive $3.45 million to generate evidence on skills gaps in priority sectors that the college system needs to address; and “Early Childhood Education Lab,” a project of NouLAB at the University of New Brunswick, will receive $900,000 to evaluate and enhance the application of training that early childhood educators receive or seek to receive.