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
October 17, 2017
(October 17, 2017 – Ohsweken, ON) David Gabriel Tuccaro, the President, CEO and Founder of Tuccaro Inc., Canada’s leading private Indigenous group of companies, will receive an Honourary Doctorate in Technology from BCIT
October 13, 2017
OHSWEKEN, ON, CANADA, October 12, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Hundreds of educators and supporters of Indigenous education from across Canada will gather at a ceremony in Montreal, Québec on December 1 to celebrate the recipients of the 2017 Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards. The Awards are presented by Indspire, the largest funder of Indigenous post-secondary education outside the federal government, and recognize the achievements of outstanding educators of Indigenous students.
September 29, 2017
HSBC Bank Canada (HSBC) is expanding its commitment to four leading Canadian charities – Children's Aid Foundation of Canada, Indspire, Pathways to Education Canada and United Way – providing more than $11 million in funding by 2020 (2014-20). Together, they are providing wraparound support to Indigenous youth, as well as young people who are at-risk, in low-income communities or involved in the child welfare system.
July 10, 2017
A fierce advocate for Indigenous access to education and housing, Dr. Herb Belcourt used his gifts to improve the lives of our people for decades. In 2006, he was awarded the Indspire Award (previously called the National Aboriginal Achievement Award) for his work in the field of housing.
June 15, 2017
Charity calls on Canadians to mark Canada 150 + and support Indigenous students Private donor and government to match donations up to $150,000.
June 13, 2017
Special Performance by Mob Bounce ft. DJ Kookum Join us in Yellowknife on June 20 for Indspire’s fourth stop on our Youth Laureate Cross Canada Tour, a Canada 150 initiative. Along with Host Moderator, Suzette Amaya, three inspiring Indigenous Youth Laureates - Thomas Dymond, Elizabeth Zarpa and Fauna Kingdon. This panel-style event is designed for all ages, educators, students from K-12, PSE and College/University. ALL are welcome.
May 11, 2017
Taking place on university campuses across the country between March and November 2017, Indspire, an organization focused on indigenous education, is embarking on a cross-Canada youth laureate tour. The tour will feature Indspire award recipients participating in interactive panel discussions on the importance of education, and will share their own unique experiences. Each event will begin with a VIP reception with local officials, a two-hour panel discussion, and end with a Q&A. It’ll be launching in Ottawa on March 23, and will travel to Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Yellowknife, Calgary, and Vancouver, before concluding in Montreal on November 30.
February 24, 2017
Indspire was selected as a unique Indigenous-led charity that focuses on supporting Indigenous education. Indspire received funding to showcase the Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour in highly-interactive panel discussions to be hosted in seven cities – Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Yellowknife. The first tour will be launched at the Indspire Soaring Career Conference to be held in Ottawa on March 23, 2017 at The Westin Hotel. Following the launch, there will be one tour held on a university campus, each month (except for July and August) until November 2017, with the closing celebration to be held in conjunction with the Indspire National Gathering at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal. These two sessions will be recorded for broader distribution, as they will have the largest audiences (approx. 1,000+ a
February 1, 2017
Roberta Jamieson is the president and CEO of Indspire. Her organization has been advocating for, and supporting, equitable, accessible and culturally relevant education for Indigenous youth for more than 30 years. Dr. Jamieson also is one of the keynote speakers at Converge 2017, which brings together thought leaders from across the country to explore what Canada could look like in the next 50 years.