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Introducing the 2015 First Nations Community Survey

FNIGC, in collaboration with its Regional Partners, is pleased to announce a re-designed First Nations Community Survey that will roll-out this summer in 330 First Nations reserve and Northern communities on a new online platform. The 2015 First Nations Community Survey will be conducted as part of FNIGC’s nationally mandated First Nations Regional Health Survey (FNRHS) and Regional Early Childhood Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES)... Read more

Request for Expression of Interest for the REEES

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) is seeking a team of qualified Contributing Writers to assist in the development of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES) National Report, and to produce preliminary findings to present at the FNREEES National Preliminary Release Conference on November 17-19, 2015 to be held in Ottawa, ON. The FNREEES is a collaborative effort managed by... Read more

FNIGC issues two RFPs

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) has released two new Request for Proposals: one for an environmental scan on Regional/Community Capacity Development and another for the development of a Collaborative Research Framework. The deadline for the former is February 2, 2015. The deadline for the latter is February 6, 2015. Submissions recieved after 4:00 p.m. on either day will not be accepted. For more information... Read more

Take time for the ‘REEES’

Did you know there’s still time to take part in the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (aka the REEES), a landmark survey about First Nations people in Canada? This one-of-a-kind survey will provide us with an unprecedented perspective of life in First Nations communities; one that encompasses early childhood development, education, and employment. But it can only happen if you take the time and take... Read more

New FNIGC video explains the importance of the First Nations principles of OCAP™

First Nations people have always understood the value of community, the importance of respect, and the need to protect our resources — and right now one of our most important resources is information. That’s why the First Nations Information Governance Center (FNIGC) — and OCAP™ — were created.   Today we are proud to launch "Understanding the First Nations Principles of OCAP™: Our Road Map to Information Governance", a new video that tells... Read more

First Nations Information Governance Centre celebrates the ‘power of data’ on National Aboriginal Day

  June 20, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – As we pause during the summer solstice to recognise National Aboriginal Day, the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) is proud to pay tribute to the rich contributions Aboriginal people have made in Canada over the years.   As Canada’s premier source of information about First Nations people living on reserve and in northern communities, FNIGC is committed to collecting and protecting data that... Read more

New papers chronicle the creation, application, and implementation of the First Nations principles of OCAP™

Anyone who’s ever browsed FNIGC’s website before has likely come across the term “OCAP™” -- four little letters that mean a lot. They stand for ownership, control, access and possession and collectively represent a set of principles that lay out how data about First Nation people and communities are collected, protected and managed. Born in 1998 during an initial brainstorming meeting for what would become the First Nations Information... Read more

Even more data at your fingertips

Have you visited FNIGC Data Online lately? Since its launch in December 2013 the online application has been embraced by a wide range of users, including First Nations people, members of the academic community, university students, community organizers, policy makers and government stakeholders, all of whom have come to value the access to FNIGC’s First Nations data. And now, there’s even more to love!   In the months since its launch FNIGC... Read more

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