Want to work in Nunavut?

The IRG is honoured to work with the Government of Nunavut to support cultural competence.  We certify Indigenous Cultural Competence Facilitators in Nunavut.  And we advocate for Inuit inclusion and Inuit voice whenever we can. Many Canadians work in Nunavut.  If...
What is reconciliation?

What is reconciliation?

Based on a speech given by Rose LeMay, at the public launch of the IRG. As many political and policy wonks did, I watched Barack Obama’s televised speech in Montreal last month.  I thought about the timing of his speech just weeks ahead of Canada150, and I...

A new GG and a missed opportunity

By Destine Lord, IRG director and proud Canadian of Afro-Caribbean descent There is no doubt that Julie Payette is an impressive woman with even more impressive credentials. She is an astronaut, computer engineer, and pilot. In her spare time, she’s an accomplished...
Reconciliation might be like spring after a long winter

Reconciliation might be like spring after a long winter

Posted in the Two Cents Blog on April 7, 2017. It was a long winter for some, the snow and cold seemed to last forever. But spring is almost here. Perhaps this is how change happens. Perhaps this is how reconciliation might happen. Canada has been through a long dark...