ITK calls for increased internet access, reliability and affordability in Inuit Nunangat as part of COVID-19 recovery plans.
This research brief provides an overview of the reality of internet access in Inuit Nunangat and also evaluates future infrastructure required to bridge the digital divide between Inuit Nunangat and the rest of Canada. Promising international practices are highlighted and compared with Canada’s current connectivity strategy.
This program focuses on climate-driven changes to the terrestrial, coastal and near-shore marine environments in Inuit Nunangat, and associated impacts on Inuit community health and well-being.
Today, we are announcing that a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the United Kingdom-Canada Inuit Nunangat and Arctic Region Research Programme was signed by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Strengthened partnerships between all levels of government, inclusive of Inuit representational organizations, would be a significant legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that we emerge stronger, and better able to face the next one.
The inaugural issue in the quarterly research briefing series focuses on potentially unique risks and impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the coronavirus pandemic on Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat, the Inuit homeland.
This report summarizes three key outcomes of hosting the National Inuit Strategy on Research Roundtable and nine findings that emerged from discussions associated with roundtable activities.
There has never been an Inuk who has sat on any of the governing bodies of the three federal research funding agencies. This exclusion is unacceptable, writes Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
Sound research can be an effective building block for strong public policies, programs, and initiatives that help create prosperity for Inuit. However, colonial approaches to research continue in Canada, characterized by uncoordinated and ad hoc federal research policies that circumvent Inuit governance mechanisms and marginalize Inuit from the benefits of research.
The National Inuit Strategy on Research Implementation Plan provides details for shared action to occur and serves to coordinate implementation of NISR by rights holders and stakeholders involved in Inuit Nunangat research.