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New investments to support research and science across Canada

March 3, 2021 Research and science are essential to creating opportunity for Canadians, and finding solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow. That’s why the Government of Canada has committed more than $10 billion since 2015 to fund research and science, and why they have guided our response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. To […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202127 Views

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Minister Vandal and Minister Akeeagok announce investment in Nunavut research project to address the impacts of climate change on northern transportation infrastructure

From: Transport Canada March 3, 2021               Ottawa              Transport Canada Climate change affects the North more than any other part of Canada and threatens the efficiency, safety and reliability of northern transportation. Improving our understanding of how to make the northern transportation system more resilient to the effects of climate change is important given the key […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202131 Views

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Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202125 Views

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Revitalizing Indigenous Cultural Practices Key to Ending Gender-based Violence

Toronto, March 1, 2021 – The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) has released a comprehensive report demonstrating the connections between youth engagement in cultural rights-of-passage ceremonies and eliminating gender-based violence. Both on- and off-reserve, urban and rural, Indigenous communities are facing an epidemic of violence. By exploring the contemporary landscape of ceremonies, life-stage […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202144 Views

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FCL renews USask research focused on co-op governance

The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will receive $300,000 over five years from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of the CRS in Western Canada. The CRS Chair—based in the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (CCSC) at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202121 Views

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New research demonstrates crucial role of World Heritage marine sites in fighting climate change

25/02/2021 UNESCO today released the first global scientific assessment of its World Heritage marine sites’ blue carbon ecosystems, highlighting the critical environmental value of these habitats. While these sites represent less than 1% of the world’s oceans, they host at least 21% of the world’s blue carbon ecosystem area, and 15% of the world’s blue […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202170 Views

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Sun Life donates $100,000 to support underrepresented researchers

Donation to Women’s College Hospital establishes The Sun Life Awards for Excellence in Research TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 – Sun Life is donating $100,000 to The Emily Stowe Society at Women’s College Hospital Foundation to empower and support underrepresented communities. The donation will establish The Sun Life Awards for Excellence in Research. Preference will be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202121 Views

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New water research program to gather scientific and indigenous knowledge – Energeticcity.ca

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A new water research program from Geoscience BC will be gathering Western science and Indigenous Knowledge data to grasp a better understanding of the quality and quantity of water within the Peace Region. The Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring Program, Northeast BC will install co-located surface water monitoring stations, groundwater wells, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202116 Views

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Online seminar: Indigenous Health Research Ethics in the Arctic

Organized on Tuesday 9 March, 2021 at 18:00 – 19:30 (UTC +1), the seminar brings together Indigenous health research experts from across the Circumpolar North to highlight and discuss the diversity and challenges found within and between different systems. The need to establish systems to secure ethical research practices in the Arctic, especially as it […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202141 Views

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USask partners with Indigenous communities and City of Saskatoon on COVID-19 wastewater study funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada

SASKATOON – A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has been awarded $137,392 from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to conduct a six-month COVID-19 wastewater surveillance project in Saskatoon and at five Saskatchewan First Nations communities to provide early warning of outbreaks. Feb 22, 2021 Wastewater-based surveillance has been developing rapidly as an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202172 Views

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