“Dr. Courtney Mason has been appointed as Tier II Canada Research Chair in Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities in the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism. Dr. Mason’s role at TRU is to act as an engine of research, working to connect the university with the communities it serves in purposeful and meaningful ways. […]
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“Measuring the Impact of Local Food Strategies in Aboriginal Communities to Improve Food Access and Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity and Obesity Related Disease” “The Indigenous Health Research Group from the University of Ottawa has had the privilege of working with Northern Indigenous Communities in Canada who are developing local food strategies to help provide […]
The Webequie First Nation is a remote fly in community approximately 500 km north of Thunder Bay. This growing Ojibway community is becoming a champion of community food initiatives. In an area that struggles with access to adequate food, members of the community – along with the help of local food programs – implemented a […]
Written by: Michael Randazzo & Meagan Ann O’Hare Photos by: Micahel Randazzo Michael (Mike) Randazzo, a postgraduate student at the University of Ottawa, travelled to the British Colombia coastal community of Gitxaala over the past spring and summer. He was given this opportunity through the Students for Canada’s North scholarship program offered through the Michaelle […]
Speaker Series on Indigenous Issues and Initiatives Erin O’Sullivan, PhDStrategic Research DirectorateAboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Well-Being in First Nations and Inuit Communities, 1981 – 2011 Wednesday, October 21, 201512:30 to 2:00 pm To find out more, see our event calendar.
Thursday, November 12- Saturday, November 14, 2015 Check out our calendar event! Join us as we connect across the country and organize for action around school food.Changing the menu, the first-ever national school food conference, aims to advance activities to get more healthy, local and sustainable food into the minds and onto the plates of […]
Upcoming Webinar! In partnership with the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba Partners for Engagement and Knowledge Exchange. The Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program is excited to announce the upcoming webinar to meet your learning needs. This webinar is available at no cost to First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities […]
The Michaelle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement is inviting proposals for the Students for Canada’s North (SCN) program The SCN Program offers the opportunity to uOttawa students to implement community engagement projects in Canada’s Northern Communities. Funding is available for projects responding to the needs of and which have strong support from the […]
Click here to learn more about Students for Canada’s North Workshop hosted by the Centre for Global and Community Engagement at the University of Ottawa.
Please take a moment to check out Courtney Mason’s new book titled: Spirits of the Rockies: Reasserting an Indigenous Presence in Banff National Park. About the book: The Banff–Bow Valley in western Alberta is the heart of spiritual and economic life for the Nakoda peoples. While they were displaced from the region by the reserve […]