Northern Ontario Tourism Surveys Deadline Extended to May 30

The deadline for NORDIK Institute and Algoma University’s tourism surveys has been extended to May 30, 2021. The research will support the recovery and development of the tourism industry in Northern Ontario, emerging out of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Northern Ontario Tourism Development and Recovery Strategy in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic project aims.. read more →

Surveys & Research to Help Build Tourism Industry across Northern Ontario

NORDIK Institute and Algoma University are conducting research throughout the Algoma District that will support the recovery and development of the tourism industry in Northern Ontario, emerging out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Northern Ontario Tourism Development and Recovery Strategy in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic project aims to understand how tourism-based economies have grown and.. read more →

Resilience in the Face of the Pandemic

Guest Panel delving into local and regional perspectives followed by Q&A. NORDIK AGM Business meeting 6:30 pm. Thursday, December 17th.Guest Panel: 7 pm -9 pm. Register for this event here. For more information contact Diamyn.Lauzon@algomau.ca read more →

Women’s Responsive Social Enterprise Program

The Resilience Stream is a new innovative program providing support to existing women-led social purpose businesses including, social enterprises, cooperatives, and not for profit organizations. The Ideation/Start Stream to support aspiring social entrepreneurs will be launching shortly.  The Resilience Stream aims to provide entrepreneurs with ways to maintain and strengthen operations during these challenging times. It offers a core set of workshops with the opportunity.. read more →

Bring Food Home Algoma: Policy Paper on Building Resilient Futures

Bring Food Home Algoma: Policy Paper on Building Resilient Futures, highlights needs and challenges within the current food system, including the need for education about food production and processing, meeting food needs related to the region’s existing and emerging cultural diversity, and increasing access to healthy local food. It also underscores the need for cross-sector.. read more →

The Living Wage for Sault Ste. Marie (2019)

This report presents the calculation for Sault Ste. Marie’s living wage, determining the 2019 amount to be $16.16 an hour. A living wage is the hourly wage a worker needs to meet their necessary expenses and enjoy a decent standard of living beyond poverty. It is calculated with a consideration of community-specific family expenses and includes basic.. read more →

Growth for Sault Ste. Marie’s Future: A Review of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Northern Ontarians have spent most of the 21st century concerned about our region’s declining population, which due to a combination of outmigration and declining birth rates has either declined or been relatively stagnant since the late 1990s. While these declines are somewhat offset by the population growth in Indigenous communities throughout the region, if this.. read more →

Social Finances: Investment Readiness Exploration Session

Want to learn how you can benefit from the new Social Finance Fund and millions in grant dollars to ready your organization to access social finance? If yes, you should register for the Social Finance Investment Readiness Exploration Session! Come learn about social finance and explore how your organization can use it to enhance your.. read more →

Unearthing Justice: Protect your community from the Mining Industry

Joan Kuyek, author, university lecturer and founding coordinator of MiningWatch Canada will be in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday January 30 to explore the true social and economic costs of mining with a particular focus on the Ring of Fire and related developments, such as the proposed ferrochrome smelter. Co-hosted by NORDIK Institute, Clean North… read more →