SSM Public Library Research Report: The Value of Sault Ste. Marie’s Public Library (2015)

The SSM Public Library Research Report: The Value of Sault Ste. Marie’s Public Library is now available. This research study demonstrates that the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library’s three branches respond to the neighbourhoods in which they are located with a variety of programs in addition to their circulation of a broad range of materials… read more →

NORDIK Annual General Meeting 2015

NOTICE OF 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING     Thursday October 22, 2015 6pm NORDIK Institute Annual General Meeting   7pm Guest Panel “The Role of Community-based Research in Creating Policy” Join us online at: Algoma University, EW 205-Doc Brown Lounge 1520 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON Mark your calendar and plan Still.. read more →


GRAFFITI REFRAMED GRAFFITI/MURAL WINDOW EXHIBITION National Youth Arts Week, May 1-7, 2015 Exhibition Call Graffiti Reframed, a collaborative project of NORDIK institute and the Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District, is calling on youth artists and downtown businesses to work together to create a window display of graffiti/mural artwork as part of the.. read more →

Graffiti Reframed – Cinema Politica Event | Feb 25th 6:30pm

Read more about the Graffiti Reframed Project PDF: Graffiti Reframed – Cinema Politica Documentary Poster read more →

NORDIK & SEE Present ‘Sault Ste. Marie Social Good Mapathon’ April 15, 2014

We would like to invite you to participate in the Sault Ste. Marie Social Good Mapathon on Tuesday, April 15 from 8:30am – 2:00pm at Algoma Public Health (Room APH03). The event is FREE and lunch will be provided. Hosted by NORDIK Institute, the lead organization of Social Entrepreneurship Évolution de l’entrepreneuriat social [SEE] and.. read more →

Soup Ste. Marie Presents – How will you Change the Downtown?

NORDIK Institute’s Downtown Dialogue in Action Project is proud to support an exciting community initiative aimed at crowd funding for community projects. The event is called Soup Ste. Marie, and is the first of its kind in the City being held at 180 Projects, 180 Gore St. on November 14th, 2013 from 6pm to 8:30pm… read more →

Funding Support for Growing Youth Social Entrepreneurship Infrastructure in the North

On May 17th, the Hon David Orazietti, Minister of Natural Resources, and Sault Ste. Marie MPP, made an official announcement on the Northern Constellation of Constellations project; over 30 people were in attendance. Dr. Richard Myers, President, Algoma University, MC’d the event, and Robin Sutherland, a Youth Social Entrepreneur from the North, provided some great.. read more →


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Guest Speaker- Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nexen Chair of Indigenous Leadership to Speak at Algoma U Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux Discusses “Urban Aboriginal Communities Thrive” Project (SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – January 25, 2013): Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, the Nexen Chair in Indigenous Leadership at The Banff Centre, will be speaking at Algoma University on Thursday January 31. Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux.. read more →

Community Based Forest Management Conference

Algoma University’s NORDIK Institute and the Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnership are hosting a conference: “BUILDING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED FOREST MANAGEMENT.” Focusing on community-based forest management (CBFM) research, practice and policy to promote resilience in forest-based communities, the conference will: 1) provide a forum for the advancement of CBFM as a new forest management.. read more →