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SSHRC launches new Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative

Initiative aims to support partnership research to inform actions to address disparities related to race, gender and other forms of diversity Following a federal Budget 2021 investment of $12 million over three years, SSHRC is pleased to announce the launch of the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative. Starting in 2021-22, SSHRC will fund research into systemic barriers facing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202151 Views

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Pembina Institute: New research finds Canadian provinces and territories unprepared to deliver a safe climate

July 23, 2021 Assessment reveals serious shortfalls in policies, measures necessary to lower greenhouse gas emissions OTTAWA — Though Canada’s provinces and territories hold much of the power over the country’s energy resources, the majority lack the policy infrastructure and measures necessary to achieve significant greenhouse gas emission reductions, new research shows. To determine climate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2021122 Views

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Algoma University Researchers Receive $387,805 in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Funding

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON- July 20, 2021): The Social Sciences and Humanities Council (SSHRC) has awarded funding in the amount of $387,805 to support the research efforts of two members of the Algoma University faculty. SSHRC is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports research and research training in the humanities and social […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 2021173 Views

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Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative coming soon!

Initiative aims to support partnership research to inform actions to address social disparities related to race, gender and other forms of diversity Research in the social sciences and humanities is essential to understanding and tackling inequities in society, and identifying systemic barriers and discrimination. With new funds outlined in Federal Budget 2021, SSHRC will soon launch […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202135 Views

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Mental Health Commission of Canada partners on $2 million investment to address research gaps in relationship between cannabis and mental health

July 14, 2021 From Mental Health Commission of Canada The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the investment of $2 million toward targeted research on the mental health effects of cannabis use among diverse populations in Canada. This joint investment with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202150 Views

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Pre-announcement: Notice of upcoming COVID-19 research funding opportunity

CIHR would like to provide information to the research community on one upcoming funding opportunity, as part of Government of Canada’s continued response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In late July 2021, we will launch a second competition “Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity” that will focus […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202149 Views

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U of Ottawa: Dedicated journal edition on largest ever study on First Nations Food Security and Environment

(OTTAWA, ON) The University of Ottawa, the University of Montreal and the Assembly of First Nations are pleased to announce the newly published First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES) in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. Mandated by First Nations leadership across Canada through Assembly of First Nations Resolution 30 / 2007 and realized […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 202146 Views

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Finding unmarked graves: Queen’s University offers free expertise to Indigenous communities – Kingstonist

July 5, 2021 Several Queen’s University staff members have started an initiative offering free, professional expertise in finding unmarked graves to Indigenous communities across Canada. “Let us know where you need us — equipment, software, processing time, surveyors… we will be available for any Indigenous project across Canada for free at a professional level,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 202142 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

2021-06-21 Today marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, a unique opportunity to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Canada. The month of June is also National Indigenous History Month, dedicated this year to the missing children, the families left behind and the survivors of residential schools. To […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202149 Views

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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, 202194 Views

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