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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. 

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. has released the 2013-14 Annual Report on the State of Inuit Culture and Society, entitled Examining the Justice System in Nunavut.

The 2013-14 report offers insight into Nunavut’s criminal justice system within the larger context of social and economic challenges faced by Inuit. It focuses on three areas within this broad topic: community justice initiatives, family violence, and the relationship between mental health and the criminal justice system.

View the full series of annual reports here: http://www.tunngavik.com/blog/category/nti-documents/annual-reports-on-the-state-of-inuit-culture-and-society/

Fostering health through healing: engaging the community to create a poverty reduction strategy in Nunavut

The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health has published a case study on Nunavut’s poverty reduction process as part of a series highlighting “effective leadershipin advancing public health equity .”

2013 Nunavut Economic Outlook

A report commissioned by the Nunavut Economic Forum

Social Safety Net Review 

Download the Government of Nunavut’s Social Safety Net Review final report. "A social safety net for Nunavummiut should serve to protect people from immediate harm.

Further programs are needed that emphasize measures to address the root causes of poverty."

Katitseeyeet-  "I can live with it".

A report on the living conditions of Inuit in Iqaluit, in 1979. It contains many familiar themes, descriptions and conclusions. The voices in this report underline the ongoing need to continue on the path of collaboration and healing.

Inunnguiniq: Becoming a Capable and Contributing Human Being

The report on the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction gathering in Rankin Inlet this year will be published in September, but the keynote presentation, by Shirley Tagalik and Gwen Healey, is available now.

Inunnguiniq was the principal theme of the Rankin Inlet gathering, and generated lots of discussion and ideas about how the Inunnquiniq Parenting Program developed by the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre can be delivered in our communities.

For more information on the Inunnquiniq Parenting Program download the Inunnguiniq Info Sheet prepared by Qaujigiartiit, and view the resources on the Centre’s web site.

The 2009 NUNAVUT SUMMIT ON SOCIAL ECONOMY

 A draft Copy of the Proceedings from the Nunavut Summit on the Social Economy, Iqaluit, NU, November 25 - 27, 2009

Review of Social Programs as Barriers to Workforce Participation

This objective of this study was not to find ways to reduce social programs, but to investigate how social assistance programs and the public housing rent scale may create disincentives that influence individual decisions related to workforce participation, and to explore ways that the available programs can be more effective in contributing to workforce participation.

Understanding the Value of Backbone Organizations

An in-depth review of what it takes to be a backbone organization, and how to evaluate and support its work.

Book: Rescuing Policy: The Case for Public Engagement - Don Lenihan

Don Lenihan’s book, Rescuing Policy, “argues that public engagement is the right response to the rise of the consumer model of politics and the crisis that it has created in public policy. The book is an authoritative and accessible guide to collaborative policy-making and the engagement processes that support it.

“From Food Mail to Nutrition North Canada: Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development” (March 2011)

This report summarizes testimonies from meetings held by The House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development on the new Nutrition North Canada (NNC) program.  Contributing to meetings were government officials; the transportation industry; retailers; and representatives from northern communities.  The report shares the terms and conditions of these hearings and presents the Committee’s observations and recommendations.

“Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter.” (December 2012)

The report outlines the findings and recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.  The report examines the state of food security in Canada and the legal and policy framework for the realization of the right to adequate food. It then outlines specific issues related to agricultural policies; protection of the poorest segments of the population; access to adequate diets and the growing incidence of overweight and obesity; Canada’s contribution to global food security; and specific problems faced by indigenous peoples

OAG Report

This report presents the results of a performance audit conducted by the Office of the Auditor General of Canada under the authority of the Auditor General Act

Links

 

FSG.org – Reimagining Social Change

Tamarack – An Institute for Community Engagement

 

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