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Study and Stay:
Making NL Home for International Students
The Atlantic Canada "Study and Stay" Initiative is a new program aimed at building partnerships, and helping students create a future in Newfoundland and Labrador where they can make their mark on the innovative and entrepreneurial landscape. Join us as we take a closer look at the challenges and opportunities facing international students who wish to make NL their home after graduation.

Registration and parking is free (only 30 seats available). Pre-order lunch is available for $15.

Thursday, September 26th
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Emera Innovation Exchange
Signal Hill Campus

Sustainable Communities Conference
Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation & North Atlantic Forum

Join rural practitioners, researchers, government, business and non-profit representatives for inspiring presentations, breakout sessions, and interactive discussions on the stresses and solutions of sustainable communities.
October 1-5, 2019
St. John's, NL
Public Sessions
Can't attend the whole conference? You can attend our free sessions on October 3rd.

Food Security and Social Enterprise
Lester's Farm Chalet, St. John's, NL, Thursday, October 3rd, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Craft Breweries and Distilleries as Drivers of Rural Development
The Stone Jug, Carbonear, NL, Thursday, October 3rd, 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Archaeological and Cultural Heritage and Tourism Development
Colony of Avalon, Ferryland, NL, Thursday, October 3rd, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Role of Communities in the Provision of Health, Mental Health, Addiction, and Harm Reduction Services and Supports
St. Michael's Regional High School, Wabana, Bell Island, NL, Thursday, October 3rd, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Galbraith Lecture in Public Policy with Evan Solomon:
Election 2019 and the Age of Uncertainty 
The 2019 Galbraith Lecture in Public Policy will feature CTV’s Evan Solomon and present a deep dive into the forces and factors at play in 2019 federal election and what they say about Canada's place in the world. As Western democracies deal with the rise of populism and a backlash against the norms, alliances and treaties of the last 75 years, what are the biggest challenges and opportunities ahead for Canada?

Evan Solomon, the host of Canada's most watched political television show, CTV Question Period, will examine the forces at play in the 2019 federal election and what will shape the events of the future. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Memorial University’s Dr. Amanda Bittner and Memorial alumnus and political strategist, Tim Powers. 
Monday, October 28th
7:00 pm - 9:00pm
$15 ($10 for students)
Doors open at 6:00 pm (General Seating)
Emera Innovation Exchange, Signal Hill Campus
Have a topic you want to present?
Yaffle Connects
Have a research idea to share? Need a platform to start collaborating? Want to start a conversation around an important topic? The Harris Centre is launching a new mini-forum for sharing big ideas and building collaborations.

Submit an idea, project or topic you’d like to present, brainstorm or collaborate on.

Call for submissions is now open!
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Public Consultation Sessions for the
Post-Secondary Education Review
The Public Post-Secondary Education Review Committee is holding public consultation sessions in various locations throughout the province for all residents who have an interest in public post-secondary education.

Dates for the public consultations are now set for September, October and November, and other dates and locations will be added as they are scheduled. Please visit www.ppser.ca for more information. For those not able to attend the session, submissions can be submitted online.

For more information or to register visit: www.ppser.ca/events
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