Intern Update

By Bryan Sparrow, Intern Student This summer proved to be another success for me back at CAAN as I returned for my fifth year at the Musqueam head office. I noticed a very large change in my role in the four months I spent there this time around, and it was great to...
Canada and UNDRIP Report

Canada and UNDRIP Report

By Bryan Sparrow, Intern Student As part of our workplan, CAAN has made it our responsibility to follow the social policy that has risen from the 2010 signatory to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Our findings are drawn from...

The “Sexy Quiz”

Quebec Update by Marie-Noëlle Caron for Carrie Martin This season, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) is pleased to announce the launch of the “Sexy Quiz” – it’s a new campaign aiming to raise awareness on sexual...
Women’s Leadership

Women’s Leadership

By Doris Peltier,  Aboriginal Women’s Leadership Coordinator Much of the work in the Women’s Leadership file continues to be focused on firming up key partnerships that support the goals of the Aboriginal Women’s Strategy; these new initiatives moving forward in this...
Joining Hands Around the World

Joining Hands Around the World

By Trevor Stratton, IIWGHA Coordinator Did you know that Indigenous Peoples largely represent the most marginalized and poorest subpopulations, not only in Canada, but also in the entire world? This truth became clearer to me here in Bangkok, Thailand during my...
Assessing Community Readiness Update

Assessing Community Readiness Update

By Monique Fong, Assessing Community Readiness Coordinator, and Ed Bennett, Community Readiness Project Supervisor Fall is in the air! The days are getting shorter and children, teens and young adults are back in school. This summer was extremely busy for the...
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