Media Advisory – Government of Canada to announce new grants to support Indigenous research capacity and advance reconciliation

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201971 Views

SASKATOON, Jan. 10, 2019 – The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce the recipients of a special call for Connection Grants supporting Indigenous research that is interdisciplinary, transformative, and contributes to reconciliation.

The new Connection Grants will help build Indigenous research capacity and knowledge sharing.

The Minister will be joined by grant recipients, including Indigenous leaders and other research community stakeholders.

Date:

Monday, January 14, 2019

Time:

Announcement:

9:00 a.m. (central standard time)

Tour:

9:45 a.m. (central standard time)

Location:

The Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Awi-Paskwaw Room
RR #4, Penner Road
Saskatoon, SK

Members of the media wishing to cover the event are asked to confirm their attendance in advance with Alioune Camara, tel. 613-992-8930, alioune.camara@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.

For further information: Daniele Medlej, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science and Sport, 343-291-4204, daniele.medlej@canada.ca; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca; Alioune Camara, Media Relations Advisor, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 613-992-8930, alioune.camara@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

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