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Working together with nature improves water quality  

Water knows no boundaries. As it flows through communities and across borders, regional collaboration is the key to understanding and taking-action on shared water challenges. Since 2017, a project by the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) called the Collaborative Leadership Initiative (CLI) brought together 16 municipal and 11 First Nations elected leaders to make […]

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NOW HIRING: Biodiversity Project Manager- Now Closed

Engagement, planning, logistics, team motivator, strong communication and facilitation – we need your skills! The Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) invites applicants for the position of Biodiversity Project Manager to support a national multi-year Species at Risk Act initiative CIER has been undertaking in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada. The role of Project Manager is best […]

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Facebook Birthday Fundraisers: A Personal Way to Support CIER!

CIER is only able to do the work we do because of donations from people like you. Two weeks before your birthday, you’ll receive a notification directly from Facebook inviting you to host a campaign for a non-profit. This is a simple way for your friends and family to donate to a cause that you […]

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5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Beach Day!

Use Environmentally-Friendly Sunscreen Although it’s important to protect your skin from the sun, the chemicals in many sunscreens can be detrimental to lakes, oceans, and the creatures that live in them! When shopping for sunscreen, look for bottles that say “Reef Friendly” or that use mineral filters instead of nanoparticles. Don’t Use Paper Plates Bring […]

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Youth adding their voices to the conversation about reconciliation and our environment can be very powerful and that’s exactly what youth who attended our Podcasting 101 workshop did

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