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Indigenous Climate Change Adaption Planning Toolkit Launch

Indigenous Climate Change Adaption Planning Toolkit Launch

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Indigenous Climate Change Adaption Planning Toolkit, created with First Nations Adapt.  This toolkit will support Indigenous communities as they plan for climate risks like the loss of Winter roads, wildfires, and more. The Toolkit’s climate adaption guidebook, 2 Indigenous glossaries, and other user-friendly resources can support communities no […]

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Five Small Steps That Can Help Save the Planet


In recent months we’ve all been at home more often. Whether you’re working from home or just spending more evening and weekends in, here are 5 simple steps you can take to be more environmentally conscious. 1. Turn it off! Lights, TVs, gaming consoles, it doesn’t matter. Leaving it on when you’re not actively using […]

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How We’re Still Making History in a Digital World


The elected leaders of the Collaborative Leadership Initiative (CLI) made history in March 2019 by coming together to sign a history memorandum of understanding. On that day these chiefs, mayors, and reeves from the Southern Chiefs’ Organization and Winnipeg Metropolitan Region and formally acknowledged that we need a better way to work together. They decided that the […]

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Resetting the National Sail: A Considerations Paper on Indigenous Governance and The Canada Water Agency


Water is critical to life, yet our water resources are at great risk due to climate change, pollution, overuse and other management challenges. On December 19, 2019, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mandated ECCC Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to “create a new Canada Water Agency to work together with the provinces, territories, Indigenous communities, local authorities, scientists […]

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Read about the latest indepth stories about CIER: project initiatives, Indigenous communities, supporters..


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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