Improving the Health and Health Care Services in Aboriginal Communities

The goal of this project was to encourage local knowledge as a foundation for official aboriginal health policy. Researchers sought to identify health needs in aboriginal communities concerning breastfeeding, access to health care, assessment of the fo …

Policy Roundtable on Aboriginal Education

The purpose of this project was to improve policy concerning Aboriginal education by facilitating a meeting between government officials, Aboriginal communities and funding organizations. These groups intended to identify a way forward for improving ed …

Enhancing Population-level Information about Early Childhood Development within an Indigenous Context

This project will engage the five tribes of the Yellowhead Tribal Council in analysis of the Early Development Instrument as it is being used by the Government of Alberta to map early childhood development across the province. The analysis is expected …

Fostering Aboriginal Environmental Stewardship in Natural Resource Development

This project will result in three research reports that will provide information about the ways in which Aboriginal communities can be in engaged in resource development projects, while also ensuring best practices in environmental management and overs …

On-Reserve Education after Bill C-33

Across Canada, on-reserve schools face a range of challenges. This project will produce a research paper and consultation process to examine what can be practically done in the wake of the abandonment of Bill C-33 to improve Aboriginal on-reserve educa …