Check out this exciting Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity in Indigenous Food, Well-being and Community Development at Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia. Funding is available for researcher to engage in community-based research for a potential three-year period (2019-2022). Click the link below for more information: Search Jobs Any additional questions can be emailed directly to Dr. […]
The levels of food insecurity in Northern Canada have reached alarming levels, the result of a complex set of geographic, financial, environmental, cultural, logistical, and political challenges. Recent reports and media attention on the shockingly high prices of food and percentage of income that needs to be devoted to buying food have begun to galvanize […]
Members of the Indigenous Health Research Group Michael A. Robidoux (Editor) and Courtney W. Mason (Editor) recently published a new book, titled A Land Not Forgotten. Food insecurity takes a disproportionate toll on the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada. A Land Not Forgotten examines the disruptions in local food practices as a result of colonization […]
“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. […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]