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Identify and minimize risks: associated with local ecosystems

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examine and assess : human health and cultural benefits

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Assess: environmen tal and socio-cultural viability

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Oct
13

National School Food Conference: Changing the Menu

Author // Meagan Ann

Thursday, November 12- Saturday, November 14, 2015

Check out our calendar event!

Join us as we connect across the country and organize for action around school food.Changing the menu, the first-ever national school food conference, aims to advance activities to get more healthy, local and sustainable food into the minds and onto the plates of students. The three-day event will feature field trips to inspirational projects in Quebec, keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and networking opportunities.

actu equi_en_4We are bringing together a diverse group of participants from various sectors including health, education, agriculture, food service, recreation, policy and research. Some 400 people from coast to coast, including members of indigenous communities, are expected to attend the Montreal event.

http://changingthemenu.org/conference

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Sep
25

Webinar - September 28, 2015 - Diabetes Integration Project: Advancing Indigenous Health

Author // Meagan Ann

Upcoming Webinar!

In partnership with the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba Partners for Engagement and Knowledge Exchange. The Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program is excited to announce the upcoming webinar to meet your learning needs. This webinar is available at no cost to First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities from across the country.

Topic: Diabetes Integration Project: Advancing Indigenous Health

Date: Monday, September 28th, 2015 @ 1:30-2:30pm CDT

Presenters: Dr. Barry Lavallee and Caroline Chartrand, Executive Director, Diabetes Integration Project Inc.

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Mar
26

Students for Canada’s North Workshop

Author // Corliss Bean

Click here to learn more about Students for Canada’s North Workshop hosted by the Centre for Global and Community Engagement at the University of Ottawa.

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Sep
25

Students for Canada's North inviting proposals

Author // Meagan Ann

The Michaelle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement is inviting proposals for the Students for Canada's North (SCN) program

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The SCN Program offers the opportunity to uOttawa students to implement community engagement projects in Canada's Northern Communities. Funding is available for projects responding to the needs of and which have strong support from the given community.

Community Partners in the targeted community and uOttawa students are invited to submit their project proposal. For more information and for instructions on how to apply, visit http://servingothers.uottawa.ca/students-for-canadas-north

Deadline to submit applications for the 2015-2016 academic year is October 31, 2015.

If you need more information on the program or would like to discuss your proposal, communicate with This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 613-562-5945.

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Sep
26

What is the IHRG?

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The Indigenous Health Research Group is a multidisciplinary network of scholars at the University of Ottawa conducting research in the area of Indigenous people's health. The group formed in 2006 and members collaboratively and independently have secured national and international research grants to explore community based solutions to the growing prevalence of obesity and obesity related diseases in indigenous populations in national and international contexts.

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Objectives of the IHRG

Our purpose is to understand how local dietary strategies may contribute to improved health and how local diets can thrive within this global environment.

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