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Opportunities and Postings

Calling our Spirits Home: Indigenous Women in Leadership Fall 2024 – Banff Centre

Banff Centre

Supported by the guidance of Elders, share traditional and spiritual wisdom, while grounding in land-based learning, culture, and ceremony.  This program fulfills the requirements for the Certificate of Indigenous Leadership, Governance, and Management Excellence.

What does the program offer?

  • Calling your spirit to revitalize feminine leadership
  • Centering Indigenous wisdom in practice
  • Deep listening, truth-telling, revealing inner story narratives
  • Land-based learning and wise practices
  • Transformational change: reviving ancestral knowledges
  • Relational leadership: collaboration and partnerships
  • Change leadership and wholistic perspectives

Who should register?

  • Indigenous women leaders, administrators, and service providers
  • Indigenous artists, change makers, and visionaries
  • Indigenous women seeking a unique kind of leadership training

Applicants must be ages 18+ at the time of the program start date.

Registration Deadline: August 20, 2024
Program Dates: September 22 – September 27, 2024
For more details or to apply GotoInfo.ca/Leadership
Toll Free: 1-800-565-9989
Phone: 1-403-762-6180
Email: IndigenousArtsAdmissions@banffcentre.ca

Canada’s 2025-2029 National Action Plan on Open Government is now LIVE!

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada Open Government team has recently launched the first phase of the development of the 2025-2029 National Action Plan (NAP) on Open Government.

National Action Plan Themes
1. Meaningful and inclusive public participation
2. Protecting civic space and democracy
3. Anti-corruption, public confidence and corporate transparency
4. Designing inclusive government programs and services
The 2025-2029 National Action Plan will include commitments and milestones that set the stage for the Government of Canada to be more transparent, accountable and participatory.

Help develop Canada’s 2025-2029 National Action Plan on Open Government today! We invite you to visit the 2025-2029 NAP Consultation Platform for more details and to share your ideas!




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Global Student Information Session – Don’t Miss Out!

Ontario Teacher’ Pension Plan (OTPP)

Global Student Information Session – Thursday May 9, 2024   Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Attention students! Are you an undergraduate or graduate student interested in interning at or joining a leading global pension plan? You’re invited to our VIRTUAL Global Student Information Session on Thursday May 9th at 12 PM EST

For more information and to register   GotoApply.ca/OTPP-Students

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Grants of Up To $25,000

National Centre For Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)

Grant of up to $25,000 to support community-led commemoration initiatives – No deadline to apply

The Na-mi-quai-ni-mak “I remember them” Fund supports community-based healing and initiatives commemorating former residential school sites. The grant funds are available to Indigenous communities, Survivor organizations, registered non-profits and others with community-led commemorative projects, gatherings and initiatives.

• Memorial or commemorative markers
• Community-led healing gatherings
• Ceremonial activities

Jennifer Wood
Phone: 1-204-914-4757
Toll Free: 1-855-415-4534
Email: jennifer.wood@umanitoba.ca

Apply today at NCTR.CA

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Join Us In C0-Developing the Indigenous Broadcasting Policy



Tell us how radio, television, and online streaming services in Canada can meet the needs of Indigenous peoples, all while:
• Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures
• Promoting the revitalization of Indigenous languages
• Exploring definitions
• Recognizing the need for self-determination

Have your say,  gotoinfo.ca/crtc-broadcasting

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Green Jobs Internship Program for Youth and Employers

National Resources Canada

Support the transition to a green future! Employers across Canada can provide young interns with work experience in science, technology and related fields. Transform the future of energy, forestry, geosciences, mining and more.


• Paid green internships are available to Indigenous youth.
• No prior education or experience required.
• Full-time positions across Canada, and in northern, and remote communities


Receive up to 75% in federal wage subsidies.
• Eligible natural resources sector positions include those with a positive environmental impact.
• Funding available to non-federal organizations, including Band Councils, NGOs, and private and public sector groups.

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Hide Tanning and Parfleche Residency – Banff Centre

Banff Centre

Application Deadline: June 26, 2024

Program Date: September 30- Oct 18, 2024

This three-week visual arts residency focuses on hide scraping, bone tool making, and working with parfleche. Visual artists who work with hide and parfleche will learn more about how scrape a hide, and work with parfleche with the support of faculty, elders, and knowledge keepers.

Participants will deepen their artistry and technical application with hide scraping, bone tool making, and working with parfleche. The program will foster peer relationships with the opportunity for self-directed studio time. Participants will also be engaged with community in storytelling/knowledge sharing sessions in the hide tanning process.

This program welcomes Indigenous visual artists with traditional and/or contemporary arts practices interested in hide-tanning processes and working with parfleche. Applicants must be ages 18+ at the time of the program start date.

Toll Free: 1-800-565-9989

Phone: 1-403-762-6180

Email: IndigenousArtsAdmissions@banffcentre.ca

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Bank of Canada Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students

Bank of  Canada

These CAD $8,000 scholarships are awarded to assist students with disabilities, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone and those who identify as a member of a visible minority group or racialized group to help remove barriers to education and support greater diversity in our workforce.
In addition to the award, successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity at the Bank, with mentorship by a Bank employee.

To be considered for one of these scholarships, you must:

• be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident
• be pursuing post-secondary studies (University or College) – either full-time or part-time – in a field related to the Bank’s work, including:
▪ Economics and Finance: economics, computer science, mathematics or statistics, commerce or business administration with a finance major ▪ Administration and Operations: financial services, administration and business, project management, human resources, accounting, communications and web development, internal audit, currency production, knowledge and information management, security
▪ Information Technology and Cyber Security: software development, network engineering, solution architecture, project management, business analysis, cyber security
• have an overall average grade of 70 percent or higher
• must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution for fall 2024

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Consultation to Co-Develop an Indigenous Broadcasting Policy


We would like to inform you about how the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is collaborating closely with Indigenous peoples to co-develop an Indigenous broadcasting policy.

In 2019, the CRTC issued a Notice of Proceeding, committing to collaborating with Indigenous people to co-develop the Indigenous Broadcasting Policy. The next step in the process to co-develop the policy is a public consultation. Through this consultation, views are being gathered on how to support Indigenous broadcasters and content creators, and to ensure Indigenous stories and voices are represented, easily found, and shared across all platforms.

Participate in the consultation and share your views with the CRTC. Details on how to participate will be shared with you shortly.

For more information, please contact the CRTC by telephone at 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)

Or by visiting gotoinfo.ca/crtc-indigenous

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Indigenous History & Heritage Gathering

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres ((FNCCEC)

June 2-4, 2024 – Westin Ottawa, Ottawa ON

Led by First Nations, Inuit and Métis thought leaders, a three-day gathering to understand, promote and share Indigenous histories.

IHHG is a platform for Indigenous and non-Indigenous community leaders, scholars, researchers, educators, and advocates to come together and engage in meaningful dialogue, exchange ideas, and contribute to the
preservation, understanding, and appreciation of Indigenous history and heritage.

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