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NCIED is proud to welcome Kareem Allam to its advisory board.

The University of Victoria’s National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development is proud to welcome Kareem Allam to its advisory board. Kareem Allam is a Partner at Fairview Strategy, a Vancouver based public affairs firm. Kareem has over two decades of public and private sector experience and has developed keen expertise in the urban and rural economies of Western Canada and the critical role Indigenous sovereignty and investment has played in shaping economic growth.

Reconciling Ways of Knowing joins the Victoria Forum on November 12, 2020.

The Virtual Victoria Forum, to be held on November 12, 13 & 19, 2020 focuses on bridging divides in the wake of a global pandemic. Evidence-based conversations will stimulate creative thinking to develop innovative ideas and actionable solutions to contemporary and urgent environmental, economic, and social challenges.

Arthur Mercer, past CEO, Nisga’a Commercial Group, joins NCIED

Arthur, Simoogit Galga, is a hereditary Chief, and past CEO, Nisga’a Commercial Group, and economic development coordinator for the Nisga’a Lisim’s Government. His broad experience over three decades includes building strategic economic development partnerships that increase business accessibility and capacity building.

Peter Lantin, past president Haida Nation, advises NCIED

In the summer of 2019, Peter Lantin, past president of the Haida Nation, moved to Victoria. Fortunately, for NCIED, Lantin and Dr. Brent Mainprize, had worked together for many years. While Lantin was president, they co-developed Haida Owned and Operated, an entrepreneurial program tailored for Haida residents to become self-reliant through business ownership. It was an honour that Lantin was willing to share his expertise on Indigenous governance and business, not only with NCIED, but also with the students, faculty and staff of the Gustavson School of Business.

BCAAFC Management Training Academy (MTA)

BCAAFC, NCIED and Gustavson School of Business, in partnership with the Ministry of Advanced Education, secured funding for a BCAAFC Management Training Academy (MTA). From September 2019 to February 2020, participants selected from Friendship Centres in BC completed the MTA to further their training, experience and management skill set to aid in the succession planning for Friendship Centres.

Reconciling Ways of Knowing Forum

Reconciling Ways of Knowing: Indigenous Knowledge and Science Forum, scheduled for May 25-27, 2020 at the Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation and Winnipeg, Manitoba, moved online due to COVID-19. The Forum, convened by Miles Richardson, O.C.; Dr. David Suzuki; Dr. Nancy Turner; and Elder Dr. Dave Courchene, Jr. (the convenors), in partnership with the Indigenous Leadership Initiative and David Suzuki Foundation, was created to build understanding and relationships across Indigenous and scientific ways of knowing.


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Mustard Seed & Multifaith Centre Food Share Program

This foodshare program provides food for UVic students through the Multifaith Centre.

CANCELED: Drop in research computing support

Stop by our weekly office hours for help with the computational side of your research.

HINF 2023-2024 Seminar Series: Dr Simon Carroll

Join us for the School of Health Information Science Seminar Series. This series features International experts in the field of Health Informatics. With the current global changes and demands in health care, optimizing our systems isbecoming increasingly important and urgent. This seminar series focuses on how we can use advances in a range of areas like virtual and patient-centered care, AI and data science to improve healthoutcomes, and to streamline health care processes.

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Drop-in career support: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Looking for work or exploring career options and facing barriers to equity? Meet with our Accessibility and Inclusion Co-op Coordinator!

Statistics Seminar: A Bayesian Approach to Response Optimization on Data with Multistratum Structure

Speaker: Professor Po Yang, University of Manitoba
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Statistics seminar