Sir John A. Macdonald School name retired in favour of Wiikwemkoong water walker Josephine Biidaasige Mandamin

January 26, 2022

The Durham District School Board (DDSB)’s board of trustees voted to rename a Pickering based school Biidassige Mandamin Public School, in recognition of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory band member Josephine Mandamin who was an advocate for water protection and became known as the ‘Water Walker.’

Salmon camps show youth Indigenous science at work

January 25, 2022

Imagine a summer camp where you can watch grizzly bears catch salmon in streams, while learning about the migration and preparation of the fish hovering in the water at your feet.

HOK Establishes Partnership with Indspire to Support Indigenous Canadian Youth

January 25, 2022

The commitment with the national Indigenous registered charity includes two annual $5,000 bursaries, an annual $2,500 grant to support Indspire’s Soaring event for Indigenous high school students and volunteer work by HOK’s employees.

Indigenous Health Learning Lodge opens at McMaster

Jan 21, 2022

A new home for Indigenous faculty, staff and learners, as well as others who want to learn about Indigenizing health science education and Indigenous culture, is officially opening at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

St. Clair Catholic students to take First Nations language course

Jan 19, 2022

Students at high schools in the St. Clair Catholic District School Board will soon be required to take a First Nations class.