Rose spoke about Indigenous inclusion on Energy, Environment and Reconciliation at the Parliament 2020 conference. Hosted by the Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy, the discussion was about how to move beyond the energy-or-reconciliation debate to the infusion of reconciliation and the inclusion of Indigenous peoples.
The IRG licenses the delivery of the Indigenous Cultural Competence course to the Government of Nunavut. Part of the structure is the IRG provides an intensive two-week training for candidates to become Certified ICC Facilitators. In early 2020, we were in Iqaluit to provide the intensive for the fourth time. Welcome to the Cohort #4,…
The most memorable day today with the staff of the Global Centre for Pluralism, talking about Indigenous cultural competence. And we finally figured out what this stone building is on Sussex! His Highness the Aga Khan renovated the old Canadian War Museum building to create one of the best training rooms in the city. From…
We were honoured to spend some days support the ongoing development of Indigenous cultural competence for the staff of Canada Health Infoway in 2019-20. Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health solutions across Canada.
Rose was honoured to be invited by the Global Center for Pluralism to the 2019 Global Pluralism Awards ceremony, which also introduced the new Secretary General of the Centre, Meredith Preston. The ceremony was held at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa on Sussex Drive.
We spent a day with a very special team within Natural Resources Canada, the group who leads consultation with Indigenous peoples. Came away with a renewed respect for civil servants who choose to do some of the most difficult jobs in the federal government.
Every once in a while, Rose travels with one of her key clients, Tanya Talaga. We attended Vancouver Writers Fest 2019! Tanya spoke about her writing, and introduced us to the secret of publisher’s receptions. Let’s keep that a secret.
Wow, it seems so long ago but it really wasn’t! Rose was on CPAC with Mark Sutcliffe to discuss the 2019 Throne Speech. It’s totally out of date, but still available to view here.
Rose travelled with the Makwa Creative film team to Thunder Bay for a shoot on a documentary about the families of the Seven Fallen Feathers. It’s important to film with sensitivity and with a trauma-informed lens. Daily debriefs for the film team gave them the opportunity to process their response to witnessing the grief of…
We have spent some time with CPAC in 2019-20 to support their Indigenous strategic plan and communications. Thank you to staff for their gracious hosting and in-depth discussions in ICC, and for leadership in reconciliation in health.