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National Awareness of Indigenous Issues Reaches All Time High: Canadians Call on Federal Government to Award Indigenous Peoples Increased Autonomy and Compensation for Generations of Injustice

TORONTO, June 17, 2021  – As Canadians look forward to marking National Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, INNOVATIVE Research Group is releasing new findings that general awareness of Indigenous issues has jumped from 42% to 75%. Fifty-three percent (53%) also agree that Indigenous peoples deserve compensation for the injustices they have faced over generations. “Speaking […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202117 Views

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Ontario pledging $10M to identify and commemorate residential school burial sites – CBC

Jun 15, 2021 Discovery of what are believed to be remains of Indigenous children in Kamloops, B.C., sparked national outcry The provincial government is earmarking $10 million in funding over a three-year span to identify, investigate and commemorate residential school burial sites in Ontario, Premier Doug Ford announced at a Tuesday morning news conference. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20215 Views

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Ontario Supporting the Identification and Commemoration of Indian Residential School Burial Sites

June 15, 2021 Province partnering with Indian Residential School survivors, families and Indigenous leaders on a community-led approach KENORA —The Ontario government is providing $10 million to help support the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites across the province. The funding will also ensure that culturally appropriate, trauma-informed mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20215 Views

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Government of Canada makes major investment in Canadian science, research and engineering – Funding will support Canadian researchers as they push their big ideas, discoveries and innovations forward

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Funding will support Canadian researchers as they push their big ideas, discoveries and innovations forward June 15, 2021 – Trois-Rivières, Quebec The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of a strong and vibrant science and research ecosystem. The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting this ecosystem, along […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20215 Views

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CCS honours researchers for groundbreaking achievements and visionary leadership in cancer research

2020 Awards for Excellence introduces new prizes for lifetime contribution and inclusive excellence Each year, CCS recognizes prominent Canadian researchers for their bold leadership and trailblazing contributions to cancer research through the CCS Awards for Excellence. Earlier this month, the seven winners of the 2020 awards were announced. Until this year, CCS had four Awards […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202115 Views

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Pre-announcement: Notice of Upcoming COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities

CIHR would like to provide information to the research community on two upcoming funding opportunities, as part of Government of Canada’s continued response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In early June 2021, we will launch two competitions that will focus on priority research areas. These include informing effective strategies to improve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202112 Views

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Available Expert – Queen’s Geologists help to solve the mystery of how arsenic got into the soils in the Yellowknife area

Queen’s University expert Heather Jamieson (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering and Environmental Studies) is available to speak to the media about research by Queen’s graduate students, Dr. Jamieson and other colleagues. The senior author is Michael Palmer, manager of the North Slave Research Centre, Aurora College, Yellowknife regarding arsenic contamination in the region around Giant […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202197 Views

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Research: Canadian researchers work to understand and improve health for Indigenous Peoples after surgery

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are building a research program to better understand Indigenous Peoples’ experience of surgery in Canada. Their latest study, published in CMAJ, is the first to analyze all available surgical outcome data for this population. “Understanding surgical outcomes and access to surgical services is a first […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20219 Views

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Postoperative outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: a systematic review – CMAJ

Jason A. McVicar, Alana Poon, Nadine R. Caron, M. Dylan Bould, Jason W. Nickerson, Nora Ahmad, Donna May Kimmaliardjuk, Chelsey Sheffield, Caitlin Champion and Daniel I. McIsaac Background: Substantial health inequities exist for Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The remote and distributed population of Canada presents unique challenges for access to and use of surgery. To […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202114 Views

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Canada promotes Arctic science collaboration and Indigenous research priorities at meeting of international science Ministers

From: Polar Knowledge Canada Ottawa, Ontario, May 10, 2021 — The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, led the Canadian delegation to the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial held in Tokyo, Japan—and virtually—on May 8-9, 2021. The ministerial, co-hosted by Iceland and Japan, is the third in a series of biennial meetings of science ministers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202121 Views

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