Indigenous Youth

Post-secondary gathers to renew focus on reconciliation

As the key driver of economic and social mobility in Canada, universities and colleges have a unique role to play in supporting reconciliation. It’s why last month together with Yukon College our Re-Code program hosted a first-of-its-kind gathering entitled “Perspectives on Reconciliation.” Over 7 days, 31 Canadian post-secondary institutions gathered to discuss the roles they […]

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Accelerate action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals : ESDC launches call for proposals

The Government of Canada launched a call for proposals on an ongoing basis under the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program for 2019-2020 to support and leverage the work of stakeholders furthering Canada’s implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Organizations interested in receiving up to $100,000 in grant funding for one-year projects aimed at building awareness, increasing […]

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Building Reconciliation Forum 2017: 3 Lessons Learned

By Jennifer Lockerby, McConnell Re-Code Fellow At the third annual Building Reconciliation Forum, hosted by the University of Manitoba, Indigenous people and settlers discussed progress, possibilities and challenges for reconciliation in post-secondary education. First, I would like to thank the people who welcomed me, a settler, as a visitor to Treaty One territory. By extension, my […]

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A Nation Healing Through Stories

By Pam Chookomoolin.  Photo credit: Brandon MacLeod I’ve read that no great work can be done without knowledge. They say knowledge is power. My own path towards enlightenment and empowerment has led to both personal and communal healing through two of the most powerful tools we know: storytelling and sharing. My first few steps down […]

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