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Government of Canada announces nearly $1.6 million in key coastal research initiatives in St. Lawrence Estuary, Quebec

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 3, 2019 Baie-Comeau, Quebec — Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, from the Pacific, to the Arctic, to the Atlantic, we are blessed with an incredible diversity of marine ecosystems. Our shores are vital to the lives, well-being and culture of all Canadians, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201940 Views

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U of Ottawa – STUDY: Quebec and Labrador First Nations continue to embrace traditional food but rates of food insecurity are very high

May 2, 2019 Newly released results from a 2016 study on the diet, nutrition, and environment of First Nations in Quebec and Labrador show many positive results. Ninety-five percent of adults interviewed indicated that they were able to access traditional food: commonly consumed foods include moose, Labrador tea and blueberry and close to 80% of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201926 Views

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Government of Canada announces major investments in scientific research to protect Canadian waters from oil spills

March 18, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts – Keeping our oceans and coastal areas clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect Canadian coasts and waterways from oil spills. Today, on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201939 Views

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The Minister of Health highlights investment of $275M in more than 370 research projects across Canada

March 12, 2019 – Quebec City, QC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada is home to highly trained and creative health researchers, and the Government of Canada is proud to support their important work. Today the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, highlighted a recent federal investment of $275 million to support more […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201953 Views

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McGill researchers to receive over $10 M for thirty projects and SSHRC doctoral, master and postdoc awards

February 01, 2019 Social sciences and humanities research plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger and more prosperous Canada. To create a thriving economy powered by homegrown discoveries and innovations, and for Canada to be world-renowned as a research leader, we need to continue to invest in talented graduate students, scholars and researchers. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201968 Views

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Media Invitation – 4th Seminar on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples: Coproduction of Knowledge with Indigenous Peoples and sharing of research results

VAL-D’OR, QC, Nov. 19, 2018  – Media representatives are invited to attend the 4th seminar on the ethics of research with Indigenous Peoples held on November 22 and 23 at the First Peoples Pavilion, Val-d’Or campus of the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT). This eagerly awaited event will be the opportunity to share updates on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201856 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201863 Views

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Meet the amateur historian who created one of the largest databases of Indigenous soldiers – CBC

Yann Castelnot has dedicated years digging into little-known histories Aug 26, 2018 The names of more than 150,000 Indigenous soldiers who fought for Canada and the United States have been identified after a two-decade effort from a Quebec resident. Yann Castelnot, an amateur historian from France, has compiled one of the largest databases of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201866 Views

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The Minister of Health announces an investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada

August 13, 2018 – Montreal, QC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Health researchers and laboratories are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that lead to new treatments and knowledge that form the cornerstone of health improvements for Canadians. The Government of Canada is proud to support this important scientific research. Today the Honourable Ginette […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201879 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In August 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about the Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201878 Views

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