Happy Holidays from FNIGC

The past year has brought many challenges, but we’re proud of how FNIGC has adapted and continued to advance its vision and mission in new and innovative ways. We thank our Board of Directors, Members, and partners for their commitment and hard work, as well as our team of dedicated employees who have persevered during...

Apply now for the 2021 FNIGC National Student Bursary

Applications for the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) 2021 National Student Bursary, an annual award that recognizes outstanding First Nations college and university students, are now being accepted. FNIGC will grant up to four $2,500 bursaries to First Nations students enrolled in a post-secondary institution in either health, social science, or applied science fields, or studying...

Recipients of the 2020 FNIGC National Student Bursary Program Announced

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 10th annual National Student Bursary program. This year’s recipients are: Chantai Minet, Mitchell Maracle, Destiny Bird, and Kate Dunn. Each recipient receives $2,500 and free registration to the FNIGC’s The Fundamentals of OCAP® online course. Established in...

Happy Holidays from FNIGC

The past year has brought more than its fair share of uncertainty and unexpected challenges. But it has also reminded us of the power of community to come together and support one another through difficult times. We are thankful to our Board, Members, Partners and stakeholders who believed in us over the past nine months, and...

Applications for FNIGC’s 2020 National Student Bursary are now being accepted

The application period is now closed. This year, FNIGC will grant up to four $2,500 bursaries to outstanding First Nations students enrolled in a post-secondary institution (university or college) in health, social sciences, or applied sciences, or studying issues related to helping First Nations achieve data sovereignty. A focus on quantitative or mixed methods research...

Introducing the recipients of the 2019 FNIGC National Student Bursary

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 9th annual FNIGC National Student Bursary, which is awarded each year to outstanding First Nations post-secondary students. This year’s recipients are: Nicole Shingoose, Shawna Louise McKenzie, Fiona Lizotte, and Étienne Lacasse-Vollant. Established in 2011, the FNIGC National Student Bursary is awarded each...

New FNIGC paper supports coronavirus preparedness in First Nations communities

As the coronavirus global pandemic continues to affect people across Canada, concerns have been raised about the vulnerabilities faced by Indigenous communities due to pre-existing health, social, and economic conditions. Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, has stated that First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities face a higher risk of “severe outcomes” from...

An important message from FNIGC regarding COVID-19

To our First Nations partners, colleagues, and friends across the country: We at FNIGC send our very best to all of you during this challenging time. Your health and well-being are of the utmost importance to us and we hope you are taking all the recommended precautions to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Rest assured...