S Indspire

Type: Jobs

Director, Communications and Marketing

Director, Communications and Marketing Indspire is an Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire disburses financial awards, delivers programs, and shares resources with the goal of closing the gap in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20170 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017

Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie TORONTO, March 22, 2017  – Thirteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country will be honoured on March 24, 2017, at the Indspire Awards ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The ceremony, hosted by multi-award nominated actress and singer/songwriter, Cheri Maracle and well-known TV personality, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2017323 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017 Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017 Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie (Toronto ON – January 27, 2017) Thirteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country will be honoured on March 24, 2017 at the Indspire Awards ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2017439 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017

2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017 Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie (Toronto ON – January 27, 2017) Thirteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country will be honoured on March 24, 2017 at the Indspire Awards ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2017615 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation Announces New Youth Awards Program

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation Announces New Youth Awards Program – Deadline to apply is January 9 2017. In October, Peter Schiefke, MP for Vaudreuil-Soulanges and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister for Youth joined the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation as they launched their new award program for Canadian […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2017269 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

Unifor, CN and Indspire collaborate to support Indigenous education

Unifor, CN and Indspire collaborate to support Indigenous education TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016  – Unifor and CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), in cooperation with registered charity Indspire, have established a scholarship and bursary program for Indigenous students, with the goal of advancing the academic outcomes of Indigenous post-secondary students across Canada. The union and the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2016314 Views

Read More
Category: LawText

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Indspire is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by removing barriers for people with disabilities, including our clients, stakeholders, people who are employed by and work with Indspire as well as members of the general public. Indspire’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016371 Views

Read More
Category: ReportsText

2015- 2016 Annual Report

2015- 2016 Annual Report This has been another exciting year for all of us, a year full of change, growth, development and opportunity. Indspire continues to be the largest funder of Indigenous education in Canada. During 2015-16, Indspire was able to provide over $12.2 million through 3,792 bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous students. The Indspire […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016288 Views

Read More
Category: YouthText

Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour Canada 150 Signature Initiative

Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour Canada 150 Signature Initiative ‘Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.’ Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO, Indspire To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada established the Canada 150 Fund, selecting a few pan-Canadian signature projects from hundreds of applicants, to participate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016342 Views

Read More
Category: PoliticsText

CBC The Candy Palmater Show – Why Indigenous leader Roberta Jamieson is looking ahead to the seventh generation

CBC The Candy Palmater Show – Why Indigenous leader Roberta Jamieson is looking ahead to the seventh generation Roberta Jamieson is the first Indigenous woman in Canada to receive a law degree. She was also the first woman ever elected as Chief of Six Nations of the Grand RIver in Ontario. Since 2004, she is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016399 Views

Read More
Category: EducationVideo

National Gathering for Indigenous Education

Credits: Indspire Published on Mar 31, 2016 Indspire’s National Gathering For Indigenous Education Sharing Indigenous Voices: From Thoughts To Being . Register Early to SAVE by September 16, 2016 The much-anticipated, fourth annual National Gathering for Indigenous Education is coming to Toronto, ON, November 3-5, 2016! Have a video, podcast or story you would like […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2016370 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

Indspire announces partnership with LIFT Philanthropy Partners

Indspire announces partnership with LIFT Philanthropy Partners Toronto, ON (September 6, 2016): Indspire is pleased to announce its partnership with LIFT Philanthropy Partners to improve education outcomes for Indigenous youth across Canada. Indspire, an Indigenous-led registered charity that works towards enriching Canada through Indigenous education, is launching into a new period of growth within a noteworthy […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2016415 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

Deadline for 2017 Indspire Awards Nominations is TONIGHT at Midnight PDT!

Deadline for 2017 Nominations is TONIGHT at Midnight PDT Send in your completed Nominations Form today, followed by any supporting documents by next week. Do not miss out honoring exceptional achievement! Indspire Awards: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement Representing the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own achievers, the Indspire Awards were created in 1993, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2016610 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

Indspire Awards: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement

Indspire Awards: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement Deadline for 2017 Nominations is Friday July 8, 2016 at Midnight PDT Photo taken at the 2016 Indspire Awards We value the consistent support of our followers, alumni, donors and sponsors. With your help, you nominated inspirational Indigenous youth, community advocates and professionals from across Canada. These nominees promote self-esteem […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2016521 Views

Read More
Category: BusinessText

Media Advisory: Roberta Jamieson Appointed to Officer of the Order of Canada

Media Advisory: Roberta Jamieson Appointed to Officer of the Order of Canada Ohsweken, ON July 5, 2016: His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced last week, the 113 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 1 Companion (C.C.), 27 Officers (O.C.) and 85 Members (C.M.). These […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 2016534 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

2016 Guiding The Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards Recipients Announced

2016 Guiding the Journey:  Indigenous Educator Awards recipients announced Nine educators and one organization to be honoured during National Gathering for Indigenous Education (July 5, 2016 – Ohsweken, ON) Hundreds of educators and supporters of Indigenous education from across Canada will gather at a ceremony in Toronto, Ontario on November 4 to celebrate the recipients of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2016600 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

The deadline for the 2017 Indspire Awards nominations is extended to July 8th!

The deadline for the 2017 Indspire Awards nominations is extended to July 8th! 2017 Indspire Awards Nominations DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY JULY 8, MIDNIGHT PDT 2017 Indspire Awards Nominations Nomination Deadline has been extended to July 8th! Send us your nominations today! Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 2016668 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

Reminder | 2016 Indspire Awards to air on APTN and Global TV on June 24 at 7:30 PM EDT

2016 Indspire Awards to air on APTN and Global TV on June 24 at 7:30 PM EDT Co-hosted by award-winning pop artist, Inez Point and physician and actor, Dr. Evan Adams ( Smoke Signals ), the 2016 Indspire Awards broadcast features performances by Indigenous talent from across Canada including musical performances by Murray Porter, Stephanie Harpe, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2016694 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

Deadline for Nominations for the 2017 Indspire Awards is June 30 2016 – submit your nominations today!

Deadline for Nominations for the 2017 Indspire Awards is June 30 2016 – submit your nominations today! The 2017 Indspire Awards recipients will be honoured at a gala on March 24, 2017 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, in conjunction with Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Representing the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2016534 Views

Read More
Category: Arts & CultureText

2015 Indspire Awards coming to Global TV and APTN on June 19 at 7:30pm/6:30pm CT

Media Advisory 2015 Indspire Awards coming to Global TV and APTN on June 19 at 7:30pm/6:30pm CT (June 12, 2015 – Ohsweken, ON) Fourteen outstanding Indigenous achievers will be honoured at the 2015 Indspire Awards gala, recorded live in Calgary, AB, and simulcast on June 19 at 7:30pm/6:30pm CT on Global and APTN. Co-hosted by Corner […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20151083 Views

Read More
Category: Scholarships and BursariesText

Deadline extension for Indspire bursaries and scholarships!

          Deadline extension for Indspire bursaries and scholarships! Indspire, the largest funder of Indigenous education outside the federal government, has extended its latest application deadline for students entering or continuing their post-secondary education. First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students now have until March 9, 2015 to apply for Indspire’s Building Brighter […]

by ecnationtalk on February 18, 20151145 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

Indspire Graduation Results Show Value of Funding Post-Secondary Studies

INDSPIRE GRADUATION RESULTS SHOW VALUE OF FUNDING POST-SECONDARY STUDIES Ninety-three percent of Indigenous students who receive funding for their education earn a post-secondary credential, and 82% of those graduates find work, says a new report released today by Indspire, the largest funder of Indigenous education outside of the federal government. “Our research has found that […]

by ecnationtalk on February 18, 20151116 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Nominate someone you know!

Nominate someone you know!    June 27, 2014 is an important date on the Indspire calendar: it’s the deadline for nominations for two awards programs,  the 2015 Indspire Awards and the Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards – and we want your input!    Please note:  Due to a technical glitch, the email address for submissions to the  Guiding the Journey: […]

by mmnationtalk on June 16, 2014874 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

NextEra Energy Canada energizes Indspire’s bursary and scholarship program

  Jan. 29, 2013 NextEra Energy Canada energizes Indspire’s bursary and scholarship program  TORONTO –NextEra Energy Canada, ULC announced today a new partnership with Indspire that will enable hundreds of Indigenous students to attend colleges or universities in Canada with the help of bursaries and scholarship awards. Under a new 20-year partnership between NextEra Energy […]

by mmnationtalk on January 30, 20131656 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

Call for nominations Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards

          Call for nominations Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards  December 7, 2012: Indspire is proud to launch a new initiative to celebrate the achievements of Indigenous educators across Canada. Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards will recognize those who have made valuable contributions in the education field while honouring the […]

by ecnationtalk on December 6, 20121468 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Indspire announces 2013 Indspire Award recipients

Indspire announces 2013 Indspire Award recipients October 16, 2012: Ohsweken, ON – 14 outstanding Indigenous Canadians today were named as recipients of the 2013 Indspire Awards. Formerly called the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, the Indspire Awards have, for 20 years, celebrated the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada. This year, a national jury comprised […]

by mmnationtalk on October 16, 20122464 Views

Read More
Category: EducationText

Call for Registration

        Indigenous high school students in Québec don’t miss the next Soaring: Indigenous Youth Career Conference Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Palais des congrès de MontréalCall for registration Ohsweken, Ontario, October 1, 2012: The next Soaring: Indigenous Youth Career Conference will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Palais […]

by mmnationtalk on October 5, 20121953 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Indigenous achievement supported by Frog Lake Energy Resources Corp. and Frog Lake First Nation

          15 outstanding Indigenous people were recognized with the support of Frog Lake Energy Resources Corp. (FLERC) and Frog Lake First Nation at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards. The Awards were held on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia. “With Frog Lake’s generous support, 15 Indigenous people from […]

by NationTalk on April 11, 20121552 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Shaw Media contributes to Awards that celebrate Indigenous achievement

          15 outstanding Indigenous people were recognized at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the support of Shaw Media. “Shaw Media’s contribution to the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards allow Indspire to continue to recognize the excellent achievements of Indigenous […]

by NationTalk on April 11, 20121378 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Rio Tinto Alcan supports Indigenous achievement at Awards

          The achievements of 15 Indigenous people were celebrated at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the support of Rio Tinto Alcan. “I am pleased that Rio Tinto Alcan has chosen to support the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards and […]

by NationTalk on April 5, 20121525 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Fort McKay celebrates Indigenous achievement by supporting Awards

  Fort McKay First Nation and Fort McKay group of Companies LP continues to show support of Indigenous achievement by contributing to the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards that were held on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia. “Recognizing the accomplishments of Indigenous people in Canada are what the Awards are all about. […]

by NationTalk on April 3, 20121758 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Achievements of 15 Indigenous people supported by APTN at Awards

          15 incredible Indigenous role models were recognized at 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the generous support of APTN. “APTN once again has supported the accomplishments of 15 outstanding Indigenous people at the Awards,” says Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO of […]

by NationTalk on April 2, 20121505 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Federal Budget: Indspire a Ready Partner in Kick-starting Improvements to Indigenous Education

          March 30, 2012 The Government of Canada’s 2012 budget, presented in Parliament yesterday, contains hopeful signs that the federal government recognizes the importance of Indigenous youth education in achieving Canada’s future prosperity. Roberta L. Jamieson, President and CEO of Indspire, noted that Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s budget is titled Jobs, […]

by NationTalk on March 30, 20121435 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Federal Budget: Indspire a Ready Partner in Kick-starting Improvements to Indigenous Education

            March 30, 2012 The Government of Canada’s 2012 budget, presented in Parliament yesterday, contains hopeful signs that the federal government recognizes the importance of Indigenous youth education in achieving Canada’s future prosperity. Roberta L. Jamieson, President and CEO of Indspire, noted that Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s budget is titled […]

by NationTalk on March 30, 20121126 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

15 outstanding Indigenous people celebrated by Vale at Awards

          The accomplishments of 15 Indigenous people were celebrated at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the support of Vale. “Vale’s contribution the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards allows Indspire to continue to recognize the excellent achievements of Indigenous people […]

by NationTalk on March 28, 20121493 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Suncor Energy contributes to the recognition of Indigenous people

          Suncor Energy celebrated the accomplishments of 15 outstanding Indigenous role models at this year’s 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia. “The continued support of Suncor Energy enables Indspire to continue to recognize Indigenous achievement in Canada. I am thankful that Suncor Energy […]

by NationTalk on March 27, 20121290 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Syncrude Canada Ltd. shows support of Indigenous role models

          The achievements of 15 outstanding Indigenous people were celebrated at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the support of Syncrude Canada Ltd. “The generous support of Syncrude Canada Ltd. enables Indspire to continue to do what it does best, celebrate […]

by NationTalk on March 26, 20121163 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation becomes Indspire

          The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation is now Indspire. The new identity signals a new day for Indigenous education in Canada. And Indspire’s new tagline, says it all: “Indigenous education, Canada’s future.” The new name combines key notions of Indigenous and inspiration to highlight Indspire’s mandate. Gaining widespread acceptance from Indigenous […]

by NationTalk on February 27, 20121321 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

The Foundation announces performance line-up for 2012 Awards

          February 13, 2012 – Hockey legend Theoren Fleury and British Columbia’s own Carmen Moore are set to host the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards in Vancouver. Recognizing the remarkable accomplishments of 15 First Nation, Inuit and Métis people, the recipients were celebrated in the House of Commons. The Awards […]

by NationTalk on February 13, 20121517 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

David Tuccaro, President and CEO of Tuccaro Inc. doesn’t take success lightly

          When it comes to inspiring Indigenous people, David Tuccaro has proven to be a natural born leader. He is the President and CEO of five successful companies and believes that giving back to his community is part of his job. And, with his generous donation of $50,000 to the National […]

by NationTalk on January 27, 20121512 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Education Series – Sponsorship Opportunities Available

          Leading up the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012, the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation will be hosting Education Series. The events associated with Education Series are designed to provide students with opportunities to explore a variety of careers and educational opportunities and to learn more about the Foundation […]

by NationTalk on December 19, 20111624 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Roberta Jamieson to address Vancouver Board of Trade; urges investment in Indigenous Education

          December 7 – National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation President and CEO, Roberta Jamieson will share her vision and expertise on the importance of Indigenous education in a keynote address to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Thursday, December 8th. Jamieson’s remarks come at a time of great debate about the state […]

by NationTalk on December 7, 20111373 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Roberta Jamieson named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2011

          December 1, 2011 – Roberta Jamieson, National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation President and CEO has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2011 in the Trailblazers & Trendsetters category. With a community of 584 women that have received the Top 100™ Award, this year Ms. Jamieson joins a number […]

by NationTalk on December 1, 20111847 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

15 outstanding Canadians to receive 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Award

          15 outstanding Canadians to receive 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Award Recipients introduced in the House of Commons TORONTO, ON (November 22, 2011) – The founder of the first and largest Aboriginal financial institution in Canada, the first self-identified Métis person to serve in the federal cabinet, a young Métis […]

by NationTalk on November 21, 20111848 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Ms. Jamieson to be honoured at University of Western, Faculty of Law Awards Dinner

          On Thursday, October 20 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto, Ms. Jamieson and two other distinguished Western Law Alumni will be honoured for their professional achievement. Roberta will receive the Community Service Award in recognition of her lifelong commitment to outstanding contributions to the community. To read more, please visit: […]

by NationTalk on October 19, 20111009 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Media Advisory – Blueprint for the Future in Yellowknife

          Media Advisory Event: National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation’s Blueprint for the Future Career Fair When:Saturday, October 22, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: École St Patrick High School, 5010-44 Street, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2S4 Who: 200-plus Aboriginal Students from Yellowknife and across the regionThe Opportunity This high energy event engages […]

by NationTalk on October 18, 20112030 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Mourns Passing of Earl Cook

          National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Mourns Passing of Earl Cook Toronto, ON September 19, 2011 – “A life cannot be measured in years, but in what a person leaves behind. Such is the life of Earl Cook. It was not the number of years he lived, but on the tremendous impact […]

by NationTalk on September 19, 20111246 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

National Aboriginal Achievement Awards Show takes home two Geminis

          National Aboriginal Achievement Awards Show takes home two Geminis Toronto, ON September 1, 2011– The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) is thrilled to announce that its 18th annual awards show and the talented craftspeople who made it happen have taken home two of Canada’s top television honours. “Our First Nations, […]

by NationTalk on September 1, 20111194 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

Art Show Unites Local Artists in Supporting the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

          Art Show Unites Local Artists in Supporting the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Aug 30, 2011—Surrey. Once again, from September 16-18, the barn at the South Surrey home of Senator Gerry St. Germain will be transformed into an outdoor gallery, as the 2nd annual The West is Best Fine Art Show […]

by NationTalk on August 30, 20111110 Views

Read More
Category: GeneralText

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Remembers Elder William Commanda, 2010 Lifetime Award Recipient

            National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Remembers Elder William Commanda, 2010 Lifetime Award Recipient August 3 – Toronto – The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation sadly mourns the passing of its 2010 Lifetime Award recipient, Elder William Commanda. Elder William Commanda, 97, passed on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at his home in […]

by NationTalk on August 4, 20111332 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More