CoPEH Canada Grad Course – Ecosystem Approaches to Health

CoPEH Canada has released an opportunity for graduate students to participate in an online/face-to-face course on Ecosystem Approaches to Health. The course is available starting in May, and further information is available here. Students can participate in the full program at University of Northern British Columbia, Université du Québec à Montréal, or University of Guelph, […]

Growing Indigenous Power – New Report Available!

The A SHARED Future team is happy to alert our readers to an exciting new report that has been released by program partner, TREC Renewable Energy Co-op.  The new report, titled Growing Indigenous Power: A Review of Indigenous Involvement & Resources to Further Renewable Energy Development Across Canada, authored by Judith Lipp and Sarah Bale, looks at […]

New Manuscript from Team Member Peggy Smith: Bridging Gaps in Energy Planning for First Nation Communities

A SHARED Future team member, Peggy Smith, and colleagues at Lakehead University have recently published a new manuscript titled, “Bridging Gaps in Energy Planning for First Nation Communities“. ABSTRACT: [showhide type=”post9999″ more_text=”Show Abstract” less_text=”Show less…”] There is a link between energy security, economic prosperity, sustainability and sovereignty for indigenous communities in Canada. Geographically remote locations, […]

Call for Applications for Sustainable Engineering in Remote Communities (SERA) Graduate and Undergraduate Awards

The NSERC CREATE Training Program on Sustainable Engineering in Remote Areas (SERA) is targeted at graduate students and undergraduate Aboriginal students with an interest in renewable energy systems or sustainable and energy efficient buildings. Graduate students must be enrolled at one of the four participating institutions (Queen’s University, University of Manitoba, University of Ottawa and […]

NRCan Releases Summary of Workshop: Getting Off Diesel

Natural Resources Canada has released a summary of their workshop that took place in October, 2017, in Whitehorse, YK. The summary, titled Clean Tech Impact details the results of a gathering of 50+ stakeholders (Including Indigenous Peoples, utilities commissions, technology experts, academics, and National and International Governments) that came together to help address “critical barriers and drive […]

Guest Blog Post – Decolonizing Community Engagement

Decolonizing Community Engagement By: Dr. Derek Kornelsen, University of Manitoba Recently, terms like decolonization and community engagement have become buzzwords in popular discourses about Indigenous health research. But what does decolonization actually mean? How can we really try to decolonize community engagement? If this is to make any sense, and provide any kind of realistic guide for action, we […]