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Province Investing in Ontario-made Research and Innovation

September 29, 2022 TORONTO – The Ontario government is supporting Ontario-made innovation with an investment of more than $198 million in research projects at colleges, universities and research hospitals across the province. The funding is being delivered through the Ontario Research Fund and Early Researcher Awards and supports researchers in making discoveries that advance knowledge, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202214 Views

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National gathering charts path forward for unmarked grave searches at former residential school sites – CBC

Sep 15, 2022 About 350 First Nation, Metis, and Inuit leaders, community members and survivors came together A national gathering this week will help with next steps, as Indigenous communities across the country grapple with the task of searching for unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools. About 350 First Nation, Metis, and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202215 Views

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Indigenous research project gets underway in Huron County – CTV

Sept. 7, 2022 Before there was acres upon acres of corn and cattle, Huron County was an important neutral hunting ground for the region’s Indigenous peoples. “Huron County itself was an important hunting ground and shared hunting ground for First Nations people. And the waters themselves were extremely important, then and now,” says Jordan George, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202220 Views

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New documents reveal 43 more deaths at former Mohawk Institute, survivor-led group says – CBC

Sep 01, 2022 WARNING: This story contains distressing details New documents related to the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ont., have revealed 43 more deaths, according to the survivor-led group overseeing the search for potential unmarked graves at the site. The total number of student deaths, according to documents obtained so far, is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202226 Views

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Government of Canada launches pilot initiative to further support Indigenous master’s students

From: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada September 1, 2022 Removing barriers to postsecondary education is integral to having a representative and diverse research community in Canada. To advance Indigenous training and build Indigenous research capacity in Canada, support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students is key. Today, the Honourable François-Phillipe Champagne, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202224 Views

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Feds backing endangered bat research, monitoring in Wahnapitae First Nation – CTV

Aug. 24, 2022 A project studying three endangered bat species at risk in Wahnapitae First Nation near Sudbury is receiving $123,475 from the federal government. The bat research and monitoring project is one of 33 new and ongoing local conservation projects to receive funding under Canada’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk, Nickel Belt MP […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202225 Views

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Announcing the 2022 RCGS research grantees

For more than 50 years, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has contributed to growing geographical understanding of Canada – its people, places, culture, environment and economic challenges – by funding research to broaden Canadians’ knowledge and appreciation of Canada. As one of the oldest organizations in Canada funding geographical research, our research grants and scholarships […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2022187 Views

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Creating life-saving services for 2SLGBTQ+ youth – SSHRC

Up to 40% of young people experiencing homelessness in Canada identify as 2SLGBTQ+, but few studies have been conducted on their unique experiences. Due to previous discrimination they’ve faced, many 2SLGBTQ+ homeless youth avoid housing and support services, making them a “hidden demographic,” out of reach of most research programs. Alex Abramovich, an independent scientist […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202296 Views

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CSC smudging toxicity: literature review

From:  National Research Council Canada Download: View final version: (PDF, 1 MB) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4224/40002815 Author:  Ko, Yoon Name affiliation: 1. National Research Council of Canada. Construction Format: Text, Technical Report ISBN: 978-0-660-38295-1 Edition: Rev. ed. 1 Physical description: 24 p. Abstract Smudging activities are conducted in correctional facilities by inmates as part of a cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202229 Views

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City of Guelph: Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: July 21

Guelph, Ont., July 21, 2022 – We’re transforming a former municipal parking lot into a compact district nestled in Guelph’s historic core that will create a renewed area of activity, commerce and civic space for the local community and city. The Baker District is a landmark city-building initiative that will bring more visitors and residents […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202237 Views

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