September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018 - Ohsweken, ON – A new survey has found that a number of barriers hinder the ability of Indigenous students in Canada to complete post-secondary education. A summary of the survey was released today by Indspire, in advance of a Wednesday meeting in Ottawa co-hosted by Indspire and Universities Canada calling for greater investment in Indigenous student success.
August 21, 2018
(August 22, 2018 – Ohsweken, ON) Hundreds of educators and supporters of Indigenous education from across Canada will gather at a ceremony in Edmonton, Alberta on November 8, 2018 to celebrate the ten recipients of the 2018 Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards.
August 15, 2018
Bruce Power has today announced a four-year, $100,000 Indigenous scholarship program, which will benefit First Nation and Métis students in our region. Bruce Power’s investment of $100,000 will trigger another $100,000 matching funds by the Government of Canada, making it a $200,000 fund.
August 15, 2018
Whether you missed the show or want to watch it again, we've got you covered. Celebrating exceptional First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals, this year's Indspire Awards highlighted the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada.
March 22, 2018
President of the Norman Wells Land Corporation, founding Chief of the Inuvik Dene Band, and very first woman chief among the 23 chiefs of the Northwest Territories, Cece Hodgson McCauley was a force to be reckoned with.
February 15, 2018
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February 12, 2018
For lawyer and Indigenous activist Roberta Jamieson, Canada has arrived at a crossroads. “We’re confronted with one arrow pointing to worsening conditions and the other toward Indigenous peoples having a sustainable future,” she says. But the latter won’t unfold without work and help from all Canadians, so the Mohawk woman—and first First Nations woman in Canada to earn a law degree—now channels her activism as president and CEO of Indspire, the country’s only national Indigenous-led charity (and the recipient of donated funds from a Maclean’s special edition on wage inequality).
January 3, 2018
Charity Intelligence believes that the key question donors should ask of a charity is how much impact it is having per dollar of donation. Rather than asking “For every dollar I give, what percent is going to the cause?” we should ask, “for every dollar I give, how many dollars’ worth of social value are being created?”, or simply, “how much good is my donation doing?”
December 8, 2017
Charities of the year: Our annual picks of Canada’s most efficient and accountable charities Our annual picks of the most accountable, transparent charities in the country — plus some that could use improvement.
November 14, 2017
It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Writer, Producer/Director, Roman Bittman on November 7th at the Kensington Hospice. Read Obituary 2001 Indspire Award Laureate, Roman was interim CEO for NAAF (National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation) in 2004 for a brief period and Executive Producer of the Awards for the 2005 and 2006 shows. Bittman Bio