ICHR Canoe Trip

July 11, 2018

Teambuilding: The ICHR canoe trip happens every year to kick off the summer season! This year, we were off to Hidden Lake. This trip was an amazing opportunity for summer students and employees to get to know each other outside of the office setting. In the outdoors, every individuals’ contribution to the group is valued and […]

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University of Alberta’s School of Public Health to get a northern touch

July 10, 2018

Dr. Kue Young from the University of Alberta School of Public Health visited Yellowknife for the announcement of the appointment of five adjunct professors and two Elders in Residence (Be’sha Blondin and Rassi Nashalik, and Adjunct Professors John B. Zoe, Sharon Firth, Francois Paulette, Jim Martin, and Denise MacDonald). This exciting addition to the School […]

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Study: Land-based Practice for Indigenous Health and Wellness in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut

November 25, 2016

This study describes some of the many health benefits and positive outcomes that can come from spending more time out on the land, especially in supporting youth resilience and wellness in response to high rates of suicide in Canada’s north. This research found that Land-based practice is a highly effective way of supporting Indigenous youth […]

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U of T scholar focuses on improving wellness in Arctic communities

October 28, 2016

U of T Arctic scholar Susan Chatwood wants to find holistic approaches to improve community wellness in the Arctic region. Chatwood, an assistant professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, is one of 17 Fulbright Arctic Initiative scholars, who have gathered in Washington, DC this week to participate in […]

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