Qukin Nukiy Bursary Announced for Ktunaxa Youth

The Qukin Nukiy Bursary is a new program announced by North Coal designed to support Indigenous Youth pursuing post-secondary education opportunities. The bursary is a student-focused program designed to provide financial support to Ktunaxa youth. Along with funding for educational studies, when possible, North Coal will provide co-op opportunities for recipients. There are two bursaries available—one for a student attending college or university and a second for a student completing a trade certificate. Each bursary is worth $5,000. North Coal will work with the bands of the Ktunaxa Nation to distribute the bursary. Qukin Nukiy translates to Raven’s Rock. [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:52-06:00June 25th, 2021|

Landform Design Institute visits with North Coal

North Coal chatted with Mike O'kane from the Landform Design Institute. Mike O'Kane, board director for the Landform Design Institute speaks with North Coal president John Pumphrey and First Nations Coordinator Robert "Stubby" Williams. About the podcast Pandemic podcasting has its merits thanks to videoconferencing tools. But as anyone involved in mining knows, there’s nothing to compare with onsite inspection. So, with some careful social distancing, Mike O’Kane took the Getting Closure podcast to the Elk Valley in southeastern British Columbia for its fifth episode — the first to include a video record — [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:36-06:00June 22nd, 2021|

College of the Rockies – Giving Tuesday

From the College of the Rockies Students at College of the Rockies will have access to more bursary funds, thanks to the College’s inaugural Giving Tuesday campaign. “We joined a global movement for giving and volunteering and the community responded with enthusiasm,” said Graham Knipfel, Director, Donor and Alumni Engagement. “We’re grateful to everyone who supported our campaign and, in turn, our students.” Giving Tuesday occurs worldwide after Black Friday each year and is intended to create an international day of charitable giving at the start of the holiday season. The College’s campaign saw cash donations to four featured [...]

2020-09-04T12:34:10-06:00December 11th, 2019|
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