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We invite you to submit your manuscript to the Canadian Journal of Archaeology (CJA). Published by the Canadian Archaeological Association, the CJA is Canada’s national archaeology journal, the only journal that covers Canadian archaeology from coast to coast to coast.  But we don’t just publish Canadian archaeology. The CJA also publishes research from cross-border regions (Arctic, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Pacific Northwest), and we encourage submissions from archaeologists based in Canada who are working in other parts of the world.

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CAA/ACA Bulletin

The new vision for the Bulletin is a venue for discussing a wide range of topics relevant to the interests of CAA members and wider audiences online, and will appear in a more traditional downloadable format twice per year. In particular, the Bulletin seeks to highlight and address the diverse backgrounds and experiences of members.

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I would like to congratulate Mr. Moss, Chief Archaeologist for the City of Québec, following his appointment to the Advisory Committee on Canada’s Tentative List for World Heritage Sites.

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The Roscoe Wilmeth Award for Service

The Roscoe Wilmeth Award recognizes outstanding, long-term service by a CAA member to the Canadian Archaeological Association or to Canadian Archaeology. It is not necessarily awarded every year, and it may be awarded to more than one nominee in a given year.

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Announcing Memorial University’s new Archaeology Co-operative Education Program

Students available for Spring/Summer 2017

Motivated & skilled Archaeology students are now seeking opportunities to develop their skills & contribute to your work. Work terms are full time, paid & 12-16 weeks in duration, and they can begin as soon as April 24, 2017.

To learn more about how you can recruit an ACE student contact Theresa Mackenzie: 709.864.2402;

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Since we have some remaining inventory the CAA would like to extend their offer to its membership of HUGE discounts on all back issues of the Canadian Journal of Archaeology up to and including 2013, as well as the CD-ROM.

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Gary Warrick received a request for assistance in finding a sponsor for a Syrian archaeologist and his family to relocate to Canada. We are posting the letter here for those CAA members who may belong to other organizations that have the funds and support for sponsoring Syrian refugees.

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Parks Canada is pleased to pass along this message from ICOMOS-Canada. They are providing free OUV guidance workshops for those who are considering preparing applications for Canada's Tentative List for World Heritage Sites.

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These two reports have been prepared to assist those who are considering or preparing an application for Canada’s Tentative List.

Updating Canada’s Tentative List – Environmental Scan of Natural Heritage Themes
Updating Canada’s Tentative List – Environmental Scan of Cultural Heritage Themes

The reports can be found at:

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