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Some searches are done, but other residential school sites in the northeast won’t be checked for several years – CBC

Jan 31, 2023 Millions in federal funding for searches in northern Ontario, province wouldn’t provide details of its program Work is underway to see if there are any unmarked graves at former residential schools in northeastern Ontario. Some searches are complete, others likely won’t get started for several more years. But at least one survivor […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20234 Views

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Dialogue: January 2023 eNewsletter – SSHRC

The latest from SSHRC and its partners New year, new CRCC chair, vice-chair SSHRC President Ted Hewitt became Canada Research Coordinating Committee chair as of January 1, 2023, taking over from outgoing chair Alejandro Adem, president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. The chair position rotates annually among the presidents of the three […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20236 Views

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Algonquin College Ranks Third in Canada for Research Partnerships in 2022

OTTAWA (Jan. 25, 2023) – Research Infosource Inc. released its annual ranking today for Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges in 2022. Algonquin College is proud to announce it ranks third in the category of research partnerships with 168 partnerships and second in completed research projects with 155 projects. “We are thrilled to see Algonquin College […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202310 Views

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U of T research ‘collaboratory’ uses global lens to pursue community-based Indigenous research – U of T News

January 25, 2023 Indigenous Peoples all over the world have endured a common history. And, as Uahikea Maile notes, the experience of “colonial dispossession, territorial enclosure and the subsequent creation of nation states” is not unique to North America. Global political resistance against the effects of this shared history – which continues to this day […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20234 Views

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Guide for communities and families searching for unmarked graves available – CBC

Jan 20, 2023 There’s been a growing number of searches for unmarked graves at residential school sites across the country, and there is now a guide for how First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities looking for help can get started. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2163675203795

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20239 Views

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Government of Canada invests $23 million in pediatric cancer research

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research January 18, 2023 Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease in children and adolescents in Canada. Approximately 10,000 children are living with cancer in this country and 1,500 more are diagnosed every year. That is why, in Budget 2021, the Government of Canada provided new funding for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20236 Views

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Search uncovers 171 ‘plausible burials’ near northern Ontario residential school – CTV News

Jan. 18, 2023 Searches for unmarked graves at the site of a former northern Ontario residential school have uncovered 171 “plausible burials,” the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation said Tuesday, with other sites still to be investigated. Most of them were unmarked, except for five with grave markers, the First Nation said in a news release. Federal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20235 Views

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VIDEO: 171 ‘anomalies’ found at former Kenora residential school – Soo Today

The First Nation says with the exception of five grave markers, the rest are unmarked Wauzhushk Onigum Nation in northern Ontario says it has uncovered 171 “plausible burials” in studies of cemetery grounds at a former residential school site. Read More: https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/video-171-anomalies-found-at-former-kenora-residential-school-6393743

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20234 Views

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Ontario Celebrates Outstanding Researchers with Polanyi Prize

January 17, 2023 Province honours top researchers with prestigious awards TORONTO – The Ontario government is recognizing the province’s leading researchers for their work in the fields of chemistry, economic science, literature, physics and physiology/medicine. Each year, the John Charles Polanyi Prizes celebrate five individuals — in the early stages of their careers — making […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202313 Views

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Are local fish safe to consume? Research on contaminants in subsistence fish to impact Indigenous communities

Wahnapitae First Nation member and Laurentian graduate student, Taylor Nicholls, pursues scholarship in aquaculture Fishing is enjoyed by people from across the globe. It is an exciting sport that offers the opportunity to enjoy nature, relieve stress and spend quality time with friends and family. But are the fish we catch safe to consume? An […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202310 Views

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