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Algoma U Hosts 3rd Biennial Anishinaabe Inendamowin Research Symposium

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – January 17, 2018): The Anishinaabe Initiatives Department at Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (SKG) invite you to attend the 3rd Biennial Anishinaabe Inendamowin (Thought) Research Symposium, being held on January 26, 2018, from 10:00am – 6:00pm. This year’s theme is “Weaving Meaningful Anishinaabe Research Bundles”. The Anishinaabe Inendamowin Research […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20183 Views

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Research needed into environmental impact of tidal energy: executive director – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 16, 2018  By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ As Nova Scotia pushes ahead with its bid to become a world leader in tidal energy, significant knowledge gaps remain _ particularly when it comes to environmental monitoring of test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, the head of an independent research […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20188 Views

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Ontario Enhancing Workplace Health and Safety in the North

Province Supporting Projects at Laurentian University January 16, 2018 Ontario is improving safety for workers in the North by partnering with Laurentian University to support new initiatives designed to bolster occupational health and safety. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury, on behalf of Kevin Flynn, Minister of Labour, made the announcement today in Sudbury. Projects include: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201821 Views

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Site C: By margin of two-to-one, BC residents say province made the right call to finish dam project – Angus Reid Institute

January 12, 2018 –  A politically risky call that might have threatened the future of the NDP government in B.C. is being met with the approval of just over half of British Columbians. Fifty-two per cent say the Horgan government’s decision to continue construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam was the “right decision” – […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201836 Views

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Researchers receive new support to further studies in areas such as education, immigration and technology

Minister Champagne highlights $4.5 million for social sciences and humanities research at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, Jan. 9, 2018 – Research is at the heart of understanding the challenges and opportunities people face in areas such as education, immigration and technology. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to support the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201836 Views

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Bow Valley College: Media Release – Case study on Women in Need Society now available to the Public

Case study on Women in Need Society now available to the Public WINS case study is the first Social EnterPrize recipient to involve collaboration by three post-secondary institutions January 9, 2017 CALGARY –In an effort to promote the stories of amazing Canadian social enterprises, a case study for Women in Need Society (WINS) is now […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 201829 Views

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Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jan 3, 2018  By Malcolm Ritter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ DNA from an infant who died in Alaska some 11,500 years ago is giving scientists the best look yet at the genetics of the ancestors of today’s native peoples of the Americas. Decoding the infant’s complete set of DNA let researchers […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201837 Views

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Offshore sites capturing growing interest of online gamblers – The Coastguard

Simple, easy and fast, the lure of online betting can be risky to some: studies Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a three-part series running today, Wednesday and Thursday on the grey area of offshore online gambling. It’s being called the new crack cocaine of the gambling world, luring those already hooked on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201828 Views

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Top research stories of 2017 – UM Today

December 20, 2017 — For 140 years, researchers and scholars at the University of Manitoba have impacted global society with their discoveries and insights. With partnerships at 55 research centres, institutes, facilities and groups that believe in collaborative research and scholarship, there are too many research success stories to list. After much discussion, the UM […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201749 Views

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AMM Annual Report – 2017

The AMM’s annual report for the year September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017 is now online. View Annual Report NT5

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201761 Views

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Gord Downie chosen as the Canadian Press Newsmaker for second consecutive year – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 19, 2017 By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Gord Downie only appeared in public a handful of times in 2017, but his calls for a more inclusive Canada resonated even in his absence. Whether it was the poignant lyrics flowing through his recent albums or the heartfelt words he delivered […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201743 Views

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New information published about ancient bison skeleton found in Whitehorse

December 18, 2017 In 2012, the discovery of a partial ancient steppe bison skeleton in Whitehorse sparked public interest. Now, the excavation results are being published and tell the story of a time long past. The excavation took place over two days with the help of local community volunteers after the remains were found during […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201774 Views

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Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa about two opportunities to participate in Indigenous health research

Hello, Boozhoo, Bonjour, As the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) moves forward in implementing its Action Plan to strengthen Indigenous health research in Canada, I’m pleased to share the following updates related to two CIHR initiatives relevant to Indigenous health research: the Indigenous component of the Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (I-HeLTI), and the Networks […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201748 Views

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Dr. Michel Allard receives $100,000 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

Prestigious award recognizes Dr. Allard’s achievements in scientific research of Canada’s North Renowned expert Dr. Michel Allard has devoted his nearly 40 year career to the study of permafrost and the impact of climate change in Canada’s North Allard’s research has led to advancements in technology which have been applied to assist communities across the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 201763 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for Science and Technology and Knowledge Management projects across Canada’s North

December 15, 2017 Ottawa, ON Polar Knowledge Canada Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR) and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs are pleased to announce that 41 projects are confirmed to receive a total of nearly $ 8.1 million in funding as a result of POLAR’s 2017-2019 Competitive Funding Process. These projects […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 201748 Views

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Op-Ed Dr. Lisa Rankin – MUN Gazette

Recent discussions led by Memorial’s vice-president (research), the formation of the President’s Advisory Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and the university’s support of the Tradition and Transition Research Partnership between the Nunatsiavut Government and Memorial suggest the university is beginning to engage with decolonization. Thinking about this, I was struck by the contrast to the situation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2017105 Views

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Study: Early motherhood among off-reserve First Nations, Métis and Inuit women, 2012

December 01, 2017 Children in First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities are often at the centre of extended families and interconnected community circles. Aboriginal families and communities play a large role in supporting parents, including young mothers, in raising their children. Even with these supports, young mothers who are pursuing further education and employment may […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201761 Views

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Home-grown innovation will lead to improved health in Northern Ontario communities

November 24, 2017 – Thunder Bay – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario families will benefit from improved detection of disease-causing bacteria in local lakes and waterways as a result of a Government of Canada investment of $1 million. The FedNor funding will enable the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201775 Views

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Placer miner recognized for lifetime contributions to Beringian research

November 20, 2017 Placer miner Stuart Schmidt was recognized at the annual Yukon Placer Forum this past Sunday to honour his decades of support for Yukon palaeontology and Beringian research. Government of Yukon Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie Dendys presented the Yukon Beringia Research Award to Schmidt with the support of the Klondike Placer […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201784 Views

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Advancing medical research and spurring innovation in Northern Ontario

Federal, provincial and municipal governments invest $563,424 to help accelerate health and medical research, and encourage product development in the region November 17, 2017 – Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario researchers, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals will benefit from increased secure access to health and scientific information, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017124 Views

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U of G Social Sciences, Humanities Research Gets $3.4 Million in Federal Support

November 16, 2017 The University of Guelph has received more than $3.4 million from the federal government for social sciences and humanities research ranging from global LGBT and women’s reproductive rights, to rural communities, to market effects of carbon emissions, to Indigenous sovereignty and civil society. The announcement was made Wednesday in Montreal by Kirsty […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 201768 Views

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Carleton University Researchers Awarded Nearly $8.5 Million for Innovative SSHRC Projects

November 16, 2017 Carleton University researchers have been awarded nearly $8.5 million in grants for their research projects through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) touching on a wide range of subjects, from Comic-con and Indigenous cybercartography to modern treaty implementation. Carleton’s largest grant of $2.5 million was awarded to the project Modern treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 201759 Views

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Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants – University of Winnipeg

November 15, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201780 Views

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Researchers receive new support to further studies in areas such as education, immigration, and technology – SSHRC

November 15, 2017, Montréal, Quebec—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research is at the heart of understanding the challenges and opportunities people face in areas such as education, immigration and technology. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to support the work of our country’s social scientists and humanities researchers. The evidence they produce informs policies that […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201746 Views

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Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – In 1993, the remains of a twenty-five-year-old Cree woman who lived 350 years ago were discovered by two residents of South Indian Lake in northern Manitoba. The story of this ancestor as told through the archaeological research inspired renowned storyteller William Dumas to reimagine a week in her life at the age of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201793 Views

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Canada’s commitment to Arctic research in doubt, says prominent scientist – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 9, 2017  OTTAWA _ Just one day after the federal government saved an Arctic climate change research program from the brink of death, another is knocking on the door looking for salvation. Louis Fortier, a University of Laval biologist, is the head of ArcticNet, a consortium of Canadian Arctic climate science researchers, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201766 Views

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More than $1.6 million in federal funding for three Canada Research Chairs – MUN

Nov 7th, 2017 Memorial is home to three new Canada Research Chairs (CRC), one of the country’s highest honours for research excellence. The appointments are for tier 2 chairs, which are five-year positions worth $100,000 each year with the possibility of one five-year renewal. The announcement was made on Nov. 2. In addition to the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201766 Views

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Government of Canada Takes Action to Increase Equity, Diversity in Research

Changes to the Canada Research Chairs Program will lead to greater diversity among Canada’s leading scientists November 2, 2017—Ottawa—Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Science is strongest when all people—regardless of their gender, race or heritage—are encouraged to ask questions, share their ideas and shape how we understand the world around us. The Government of Canada understands this and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201789 Views

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Survey of visitors to Yukon begins year-long tourism research project

November 01, 2017 The Government of Yukon launched its 2017–18 Yukon Visitor Exit Survey today. During the first phase of the research, interviewers will talk to Yukon’s visitors at hotels and the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport to learn about their time in the territory. The survey allows the government to estimate the number of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201763 Views

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A focus on Indigenous research collaboration – Queens Gazette

Tuesday October 31, 2017 By Phil Gaudreau, Senior Communications Officer Several recommendations within the Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force final report challenged researchers across the university to ensure they are engaging Indigenous communities in culturally appropriate and respectful ways. To help share the perspectives of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers and build competency […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201757 Views

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News Release – Community forum creates document calling for an end to physical punishment by parents

October 30, 2017 A new Christian Theological Statement issued last Friday calls on the federal government to repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada. The statement was written and issued by a group of scholars, policy makers, Christian church leaders and general public who recently met at Queen’s University in support of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201771 Views

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New science committee will help meet the needs of Canada’s researchers

Government unveils plan to improve coordination among research funding agencies that support scientists, students October 27, 2017 – Ottawa ON When Canada’s scientists have the best support to meet their needs, whether new labs and equipment, access to funding, or opportunities to collaborate with their research peers or train new generations of students—they are able to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 2017103 Views

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Yukon fossils shed new light on scimitar cat history

October 24, 2017 Genetic evidence from Yukon fossils has helped uncover more about the history of scimitar cats over the last 50,000 years. Using radiocarbon dating and DNA samples from fossil bones, researchers are shedding new light on the evolution and range of these ancient predators. The data also raises new questions about when and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201798 Views

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NSERC awards $2.3 million to Lakehead researchers

October 20, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $2.3 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research. The funding will support research projects that explore a variety of areas – from biology and chemistry and physics to engineering and geology […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 2017123 Views

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From poverty to prosperity – OFIFC research project takes a new approach to an old problem

October 18, 2017 Seven Friendship Centre communities in Ontario are tackling poverty by working to understand what prosperity looks like in their communities. The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is working in partnership with these communities to conduct a large-scale research project, Ganohonyohk, to identify poverty reduction strategies through the lens of prosperity. “When we […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201780 Views

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Lakehead professors receive funding for research on pre-modern man, communicating climate change

October 18, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving nearly $900,000 in SSHRC funding for important projects that may change the way you think about the world. Dr. Matt Tocheri is receiving $305,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for a five-year project investigating pre-modern and modern humans. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2017129 Views

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Canada heartened by new congressional research report on NAFTA: source – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2017 4:30 By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government is taking a measure of comfort in a new report by the U.S. Congress that casts doubt on one of Donald Trump’s priorities for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Canadian Press has learned. The Congressional Research Service […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201791 Views

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Western University: Researchers identify and examine risk factors for domestic homicide

OCTOBER 17, 2017 Eighty per cent of domestic homicides are preceded by at least seven risk factors that were known to someone close to them, says new national research co-led by Western experts. Knowing more about those risks — which can include prior domestic abuse, stalking, separation or a perpetrator’s substance abuse – can literally […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201786 Views

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Nursing professor awarded national grant to study health equity in Canadian public policy

October 16th, 2017 Dr. Elizabeth McGibbon, a professor in the StFX Rankin School of Nursing, has been awarded $49,800 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to study how health equity is framed in Canadian public policy documents. This two-year research project is the first of its kind in Canada, and […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 201758 Views

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DNA helps illuminate the complex population dynamics of the first peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador – McMaster Daily News

October 13, 2017 New analysis of the mitochondrial genomes of ancient remains by a team of researchers from McMaster and Memorial University has revealed previously unknown information about the first peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador and the origins and disappearance of the Beothuk. The timing and relatedness of various indigenous communities that settled our most […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201798 Views

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DNA Proves Ancient Diversity of Newfoundland, says new research – Canadajournal

Oct 13, 2017 According to genetic analysis, Newfoundland, the northeastern Canadian island, was populated by three distinct groups — in three different waves — over the last 10,000 years. When researchers analyzed the DNA of two known cultural groups, the Maritime Archaic and Beothuk, they found the groups brought unique matrilines to the island. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2017104 Views

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U Arctic: Invitation to Contribute – OpenEd resource on Northern and Indigenous Health and Health Care

October 12, 2017 The UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education invites contributions for an open access, online resource on northern and indigenous health and health care. Topic suggestions can be submitted until November 1, 2017. Dear Colleague, I am writing to invite you to contribute to an Open Education Resource on Northern and Indigenous Health […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201796 Views

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New Resource Available: Webpage on Conducting Research with Northern Communities – UArctic

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the availability of a new webpage, Conducting Research with Northern Communities: Documented Practices and Resources for Productive, Respectful Relationships Between Researchers and Community Members. Scientific research in the Arctic necessitates good communication and cooperation with northern communities. This new webpage is a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201792 Views

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Government of Canada invests over $3.7M in innovative health research projects at the University of Regina

Researchers to study Parkinson’s disease, mental health, and Indigenous youth October 11, 2017 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring facilities at the University of Regina, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2017119 Views

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UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

White-nose syndrome (WNS) has caused devastating declines of bats across eastern North America and continues to spread — killing bats during winter as they hibernate. UWinnipeg’s Dr. Craig Willis (biology) and his bat team have recently been granted US$205,000 from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to test if improving summer roosting habitat […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201785 Views

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Medical and law students at Western University explore Indigenous health through education

October 02, 2017 As a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, a learning session for Western’s Medicine and Law students, is taking place to focus on the factors that have an impact on Indigenous health and law in Canada. Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in partnership with the Faculty of Law is hosting […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 2017122 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201795 Views

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Deadline date extension to various CIHR competitions until October 4, 2017

ResearchNet will be unavailable from 8:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017, to Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:30 a.m. Due to this service interruption, CIHR has extended the application deadline for the following funding opportunities to 20:00:00 ET on October 4, 2017: Clinician-Scientist Salary Award: 2017-2018 Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS Community-Based […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201779 Views

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Food insecurity and quality a big concern for Atlantic region’s First Nations

Food insecurity and quality a big concern for Atlantic region’s First Nations Newly published results from a study on food security and quality in First Nations communities in the Atlantic provinces show that food insecurity is rampant and that many households would like more access to traditional foods. The study found that 31% of First […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2017134 Views

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TRU: Research that builds community

September 27, 2017 Thompson Rivers University’s fifth annual report on research, Building Community Through Research, is a showcase of the world-class research taking place here. The report highlights the work of our faculty across all departments, paying special attention to the growing contributions of our researchers and their students in community-driven projects. “This report highlights the outstanding […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201793 Views

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