FNIGC Launches Search For New CEO

In partnership with Leaders International, one of Canada’s most trusted executive search firms, the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) has begun a search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) FNIGC’s new CEO will be a visionary leader with the ability to formulate and deliver strategic and operational plans that drive and sustain our...

Request for Proposals: Academic Exploration of First Nations Intellectual Property Rights

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) is launching a request for proposals for an Academic Exploration of First Nations Intellectual Property Rights. FNIGC requires proposals from qualified, independent firms to prepare an academic commentary on the core themes of First Nations laws that may impact their intellectual property rights; facilitate one on one interviews...

Apply now for the 2022 FNIGC National Student Bursary

Applications for the 2022 FNIGC 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 issues related to helping...

Request for Proposals: Executive Search Services

The deadline for this RFP has passed. The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) is launching a request for proposals for Executive Search Services. FNIGC requires proposals from qualified, independent firms for the provision of professional executive search services to identify a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the organization. For more information, please read...

FNIGC announces departure of CEO Jonathan Dewar

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that after nearly five years at FNIGC, Jonathan Dewar will be leaving his position as CEO. His last day will be July 22, 2022. An experienced educator, researcher, and administrator, Jonathan joined FNIGC in November 2017 and quickly brought his rich and dynamic set of skills...

Announcing the recipients of the 2021 FNIGC National Student Bursary Program

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 11th annual FNIGC National Student Bursary program. This year’s recipients are Courtney Defriend, Tasha Shields, Keith Wood Brooks, and Latiya Northwest. Each will receive $2,500 and free registration to FNIGC’s The Fundamentals of OCAP® online course. Established in 2011, the...

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...