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Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeological Team to focus on fieldwork in eastern Canada in 2021

Research along the St. Lawrence River, Gulf of St. Lawrence and Labrador Coast will help protect cultural and natural marine heritage .July 9, 2021 Gatineau, Quebec Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is taking action to protect the integrity of important ecological and cultural resources by supporting research initiatives in sensitive marine protected areas. This summer, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2021109 Views

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Parks Canada defers 2021 research season at Franklin Expedition sites

In response to COVID-19, Agency to focus on advancing HMS Erebus and HMS Terror research plans for the 2022 season July 07, 2021 Gatineau, Quebec Parks Canada Agency The legendary story of Sir John Franklin’s journey, and how Inuit knowledge, science and archaeology work together inspire Canadians and audiences worldwide. Today, the Minister of Environment […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 202191 Views

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Launch of research on the free and informed consent and imposed sterilization of First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec

Wendake, May 17, 2021 – The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC), in collaboration with several partners gathered within a regional committee, call on everyone to participate in research on free and informed consent and imposed sterilization, including obstetric violence, among […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2021176 Views

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2021-2022 Federal Budget: INRS welcomes investments in research and support for the student community

MONTREAL and QUEBEC CITY, April 20, 2021  – The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS, National Scientific Research Institute) is welcoming investments, especially those in research and in support of students, announced by the Government of Canada as part of the 2021–2022 budget tabled yesterday by Finance Minister, Chrystia Freeland. In particular, INRS is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202161 Views

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Québec supports Université Laval for the creation of a research chair on permafrost in Nunavik

QUÉBEC, Feb. 12, 2021  – To ensure the resilience of infrastructures in northern Québec and the safety of people dealing with the impacts of climate change, the Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, Benoit Charette, announced on Friday that up to $900,000 would be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202193 Views

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Researchers at UQAM join Quebec Native Women in calling for increased collaboration with the SPVM

Montreal, January 27th 2021 – Cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Canada are not a recent phenomenon, but they have become a public crisis that can no longer be ignored, notably since the launch of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by the federal government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2021107 Views

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The medieval Far North needs Indigenous perspectives, argues Concordia researcher

Stephen Yeager says an overreliance on written texts is stifling the field and ignoring a rich source of evidence Historical study of the global Far North has long revolved around the 13th-century Vinland Sagas. These epic poems chronicled early attempts by Norse sailors to explore and settle modern Canada’s east coast. Rich in detail and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202193 Views

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Wayne Pollard earns Northern Science Award – McGill Reporter

“Dr Pollard’s work has been transformational both for the knowledge he has generated, adding to Canada’s profile as an international leader in polar science, and for the lasting impact he has had on the lives of others studying and living in Northern Canada.” Wayne Pollard, a professor in the Department of Geography, has been named […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202087 Views

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KRG: NRRA Project Announcement – November 2020

It is a pleasure to announce the development of the Nunavik Regional Research Authority project. Increasing amounts of various types of research have been, are being and continue to be conducted in Nunavik, which puts growing pressure on Nunavik communities and organizations. Well-conducted research that is aligned with Nunavik’s research priorities can play a central […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202085 Views

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A New Canada Research Chair at UQAT – Suzy Basile Appointed Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Oct. 28, 2020  – The Canada Research Chairs Secretariat has awarded $500,000 to the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) to fund the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues, which is held by Suzy Basile, a professor at UQAT’s School of Indigenous Studies. Indigenous Women’s Issues The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2020103 Views

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