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New Faces and Fresh Ideas – NPI’s Experience North Program Returns

May 9, 2022 – To kick off Northern Policy Institute’s 10th anniversary year, we are excited to welcome our ninth group of Experience North summer placements. Since 2014, the program has helped young people build their personal networks and professional skills by working with partners in every region of Northern Ontario to support the sustainable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202269 Views

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Mining, Indigenous Communities, and our Resource-Dependent Future: Event Two

Relations between mining companies and Indigenous communities have been fraught in the past, with few of the benefits and most of the environmental impacts being passed on to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities whose territories were affected. Changes in Canada’s legal, political and business culture in the past 20 years, propelled by the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202268 Views

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Ontario’s iGaming market will hurt First Nations and others – IRPP

May 3, 2022 If Ontario is going to control gambling, it should prove it can do it in a way that respects the public interest. Its new plan doesn’t do that. Despite growing concerns from stakeholders, Ontario recently launched its provincially regulated iGaming Ontario – a risky bet on a new online gaming market where […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202286 Views

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Inuit Nunangat Policy

This Inuit Nunangat Policy applies to all federal departments and agencies, guiding them in the design, development and delivery of all new or renewed federal policies, programs, services, and initiatives that apply in Inuit Nunangat and/or benefit Inuit, including programs of general application, and to support Inuit self-determination. The purpose of this Policy is to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2022148 Views

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Transfer authority of child welfare to Indigenous communities – IRPP

April 20, 2022 The colonial child-welfare system needs more than a set of fixes. Indigenous communities should be running these services themselves, a study finds. Recent reminders of the over-representation of First Nations children in child welfare services and of those services’ shortcomings and harms have come from the courts, a public inquiry in Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2022208 Views

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Colonial policies deny internet to many Indigenous communities – IRPP

April 14, 2022 The federal government has an opportunity to close the digital divide and take a meaningful step toward reconciliation by updating its spectrum policy. The pandemic has highlighted antiquated policies born from colonialism that are putting remote Indigenous communities at a disadvantage and underscoring the need for high-speed internet to be made available […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2022122 Views

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Province Seeks Input Through Engagemb Survey to Inform Future Tuition And Student Fee Policy

The Manitoba government has launched a new survey through EngageMB to consult with post-secondary partners, students and the public to obtain input that will inform the development of a new tuition and student fee policy, Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration Minister Jon Reyes announced today. “We are committed to ensuring tuition increases for post-secondary institutions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2022118 Views

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Brian Lee Crowley: Reconciliation with Indigenous people is inseparable from resource development – National Post

Mar 31, 2022 Indigenous people don’t need eco-colonialist governments, urban dwellers and international celebrities to tell them what jobs they are ‘allowed’ to develop No one will be more aware than the candidates for the leadership of the party that the Conservatives have an image problem. It can be summed up in one word: mean. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2022122 Views

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NPI: A New Year and a New Local Labour Market Plan

March 2022 – Planning for tomorrow starts today. And for the North Superior Workforce Planning Board, this means pulling together data and knowledge from community players to create their annual Local Labour Market Plan. Setting the Course: Navigating the North Superior Workforce in 2022-2023, completed in partnership with Northern Policy Institute, examines labour market challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202278 Views

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Inuit conservation is transforming life and work in the Arctic – IRPP

March 29, 2022 An emerging Inuit-led conservation sector draws on hunting and fishing to innovate in areas like eco-tourism, food security, environmental management. COVID-19 continues to disrupt employment in remote northern communities. For the Inuit of Nunavut, unemployment has worsened: between August and October 2021, almost a quarter of them were looking for work. At […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202293 Views

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