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Collaborative Study Urges Decision-Makers to Address First Nations Food Insecurity and Sovereignty

COLLABORATIVE STUDY URGES DECISION-MAKERS TO ADDRESS FIRST NATIONS FOOD INSECURITY AND SOVEREIGNTY (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to announce the release of the Key Findings and Recommendations for Decision-makers of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The 10-year study was led by principal investigators and researchers […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 202142 Views

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USask researcher participates in national water survey as part of oil sands research

Oct 20, 2021 SASKATOON – Scientists are studying ways for plants and their associated microbes to clean up wastewater from oil sands operations. This would be accomplished through the development of wetland treatment systems. The big question is: will the public support such an approach? University of Saskatchewan (USask) scientists are part of a Canada-wide […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202128 Views

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Brock economist to carry out national water survey as part of oil sands research – Brock News

October 20, 2021 Scientists are studying ways that plants and their associated microbes can clean up wastewater from oil sands processes using constructed wetland treatment systems. The big question is: will the public support such an approach? Brock University economist Diane Dupont is aiming to find out. She is creating a national public survey to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202127 Views

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UBC: Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at school: study

Oct 19, 2021 Fifty-eight per cent of Canadian youth say they have seen kids insulted, bullied or excluded based on their race or ethnicity at school, according to new survey data from the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Fourteen per cent say they’ve experienced it themselves, with visible minority […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202139 Views

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Remote pond yields insight into the eating habits, climate change adaptations and environmental legacy of a lost Inuit population: Dalhousie researcher

October 19, 2021 A small pond in a distant part of the Canadian Arctic has yielded important insight into the lives of an early Inuit society, along with information on the lasting effects the inhabitants had on the environment more than a century after they were decimated by disease. Researchers at Dalhousie University and Laval […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202134 Views

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Indigenous-led research project will improve support services for Indigenous women and children facing intimate partner violence

October 18, 2021 – There has been a dramatic increase in intimate partner violence against Indigenous women since the onset of the COVID -19 pandemic. An Indigenous -led survey entitled “Intimate Partner Violence against Indigenous Women in BC: Unintended Impacts of COVID-19”, will provide information to improve support services for Indigenous women, and their children, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202154 Views

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New Indigenous Research Network launched at U of T – The Varsity

October 17, 2021 Interdisciplinary scholar group creates inclusive research community Led by Dr. Suzanne Stewart, director of Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, the Indigenous Research Network (IRN) is a new Indigenous research initiative launched on September 29 and supported by the Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI). The IRN’s mission is to create […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202133 Views

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Director of U of G’s Guelph Institute for Environmental Research Reappointed

October 13, 2021 Dr. Madhur Anand will serve as director of the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) at the University of Guelph for a second two-year term. A professor in the School of Environmental Sciences (SES), she was appointed as inaugural director of the institute in fall 2019. Under her renewed directorship, Anand will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202138 Views

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N.B. salmon population winning an upstream battle, UNB research suggests

With the highest number of returning salmon in 32 years and a record-breaking wild-hatched smolt run, the future is looking a little brighter for the endangered inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon population. Dr. Kurt Samways is the Parks Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Restoration at the University of New Brunswick. He is leading research […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202152 Views

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Government of Yukon launches second call for COVID-19 Recovery Research Program

08/10/2021 The Government of Yukon is pleased to announce a second call for expressions of interest for the Yukon COVID-19 Recovery Research Program. Thanks to the financial support of the Government of Canada, this program offers a total of $1 million in funding for research that will increase understanding of the social, cultural, environmental, economic […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202151 Views

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