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Federal Support for Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Efforts at Sites of Former Fort George Residential Schools

July 20, 2022 – A total of $225,655 from Crown- Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) will fund ground search efforts at the sites of residential schools in Fort George, Eeyou Istchee, Minister Marc Miller announced today on behalf of the Government of Canada, alongside Chief Daisy House from the Cree Nation of Chisasibi […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202259 Views

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Nunavik Takes Important Step Towards Self-Determination in Research Governance

Kuujjuaq, July 05, 2022 – With the official support of organizations involved in research in Nunavik and the Nunavik Marine Region, Nunavik officially entered the establishment phase for its new research approval and oversight organization. This entity will respond to the critical need of Nunavik communities and organizations to play a more meaningful role in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2022158 Views

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Ambitious project at the crossroads of Indigenous and scientific knowledge receives $2.5M from SSHRC

Jun 28, 2022 A partnership spearheaded by the INRS will support the acquisition, transmission, and mobilization of indigenous knowledge. MONTREAL, June 28, 2022 – A team led by Professor Carole Lévesque of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has been awarded a major $2.5 million grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2022174 Views

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Support to the Cree Nation of Chisasibi as efforts to uncover truths on Fort George Island residential schools begins

A year after the grim truth of 215 Indigenous children buried in unmarked graves in Kamloops, BC was uncovered for all to witness, many communities across the country have been reeling from this news. Although this was a known fact exposed by many former residential students, as well as families of those who never returned, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2022130 Views

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Cree of Chisasibi to search for graves at residential school sites in northern Quebec – CityNews

MONTREAL — The Cree Nation of Chisasibi said Tuesday it will search for unmarked graves at the sites of five residential schools that operated on Fort George Island, in northern Quebec. The nation said it decided to “seek its lost children” with the use of ground-penetrating radar after extensive consultation with the community, including elders […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202260 Views

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Nunavik Sentinels preparing for insect research season – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 29, 2022 Participation of locally employed researchers helps understand northern biodiversity, program co-ordinator says Discovering insects in places where they don’t usually live is what has the Nunavik Sentinels eager to return to northern Quebec, program co-ordinator Amélie Grégoire Taillefer says. On previous trips, researchers discovered a population of butterflies known as chequered skippers […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202294 Views

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Parks Canada returns to the Franklin Expedition sites after a two-year postponement

From: Parks Canada Research plans include mapping and assessing the current site conditions of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror wrecks April 28, 2022                                Gatineau, Quebec                  Parks Canada Agency The discovery of the Franklin Expedition wrecks tells a compelling story about the past. Research and conservation work […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 2022118 Views

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Quebec Project Removes Barriers to Health Care for Racialized and Migrant Populations Who Are LGBTQI+

Montreal, Quebec, April 12, 2022 – Université de Montréal and the Centre de Recherche en Santé Publique (CReSP), supported by MAP and Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros through their Even the Odds initiative, is launching a research project to study an innovative health clinic specifically designed to meet the needs of racialized and migrant communities who […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2022114 Views

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Federal government announces 17 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

$295 million science investment includes McGill’s cohort of nine new and eight renewed Canada Research Chairs Plastics, textiles, and electronics have revolutionized our modern world, but their massive production has led to the accumulation of non-biodegradable and toxic wastes. This is a problem McGill researcher Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne hopes to have a hand in solving. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2022141 Views

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$13 million donation set to fund new Institute for Indigenous Research and Knowledge – The McGill Tribune

December 7, 2021 McGill announced on Nov. 27 that Gerald Rimer, BCom ’56, and his three sons, Daniel, David, and Neil Rimer, made a $13-million donation to the university that will go toward renovating the Leacock building and creating a new Institute for Indigenous Research and Knowledge (IIRK). This is not the family’s first donation […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2021121 Views

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