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Study finds majority of Canadians believe climate change education falling short of expectations

November 8, 2019 – Orillia, Ont.  A study led by Lakehead University researchers, in collaboration with Learning for a Sustainable… Read more »


IN SEARCH OF THE PROMISED LAND: FREEDOM, PROSPERITY AND #LANDBACK FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Max FineDay, Executive Director of the Canadian Roots Exchange, will share his perspective on what reconciliation looks like during VIU’s… Read more »


Indigenous Soldier Database Lists Over 150,000 Names

Yann Castelnot is a former resident of Vimy, France, who immigrated to Canada 13 years ago. Over the past 20… Read more »


Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

(OTTAWA, ON) Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft… Read more »


New Executive Director to Take the Lead at Grand Council Treaty #3

Kenora, ON — Samuel Tanyi-Mbianyor, a seasoned manager and top executive officer has accepted the Executive Director position for the Grand… Read more »


Coast Funds and the Province Announce New Fund for First Nations’ Investments in Renewable Energy in the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii

Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia — Coast Funds—an Indigenous-led conservation finance organization created by First Nations, the governments of British Columbia… Read more »


imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Becomes Qualifying Festival for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

imagineNATIVE is proud to announce the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is now a Qualifying Festival for the Best Live Action Short… Read more »


Treaty Recognition Week an important occasion to learn more about the sacred agreements between First Nations and the Crown

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 says it’s important for everyone to learn about the treaty… Read more »


COMMUNITY REMEMBERS FALLEN SOLDIERS IN REMEMBRANCE DAY PROJECT

SUMMARY: VIU video memorial that honours Nanaimo soldiers’ contributions to the First and Second World Wars to be displayed across… Read more »