What is new is not new: Why we need diversity in mental health

By Lisa Zimmerman, Manager of Equity Programs At a training program last summer, I was part of a cohort of professionals from various sectors, looking to better understand diversity and inclusion principles. At the end of the third day, we were asked to divide up and...
Welcome Lisa Zimmerman to the IRG

Welcome Lisa Zimmerman to the IRG

As more and more Canadians choose to engage in conversations about reconciliation and advocate for Indigenous inclusion, the demand for our services continues to grow. As such, the Indigenous Reconciliation Group is pleased to welcome Lisa Zimmerman to the company as...
Sponsor of the First Nations Health Managers Association

Sponsor of the First Nations Health Managers Association

The IRG was the platinum sponsor of the 2018 conference of the First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA). This partnership is important to us, for three reasons. This is the largest Indigenous health event in Canada, led by an Indigenous organization. ...
Proud to support Tanya Talaga

Proud to support Tanya Talaga

With acknowledgement to Tanya Talaga. The Indigenous Reconciliation Group was honoured to support Anishnabe author Tanya Talaga who was selected for the 2018 Massey Lectures.  The CBC Massey Lectures is a partnership between CBC, House of Anasi Press and Massey...
Statues, history and commemorative intent

Statues, history and commemorative intent

Recently in Canada and Scotland, there has been renewed debates about the presence of statues and plaques commemorating figures of history.  The statue of Cornwallis in Halifax, Macdonald in Victoria, Duncan Campbell Scott’s memorial plaque in Ottawa, and the...