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 →

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 →

NORDIK to contribute to the women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network

    For immediate release: NORDIK TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE WOMEN OF ONTARIO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK  September 3, 2019 –  NORDIK Institute will be spearheading the Northern regional development of the Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network (WOSEN) Project.  The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced that Pillar Nonprofit Network and partners NORDIK Institute, Okwaho.. read more →

NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth For Change featured on Sault T.V. Online’s Top Story

Please click on the link below to hear Project Lead, Krista Bissaillon, speak about the relevance of the Urban Indigenous Youth For Change initiative and the importance of social enterprise for Indigenous youth in Northern Ontario. read more →

NORDIK’s Valuing Northern Libraries awarded Innovation Project of the Year

NORDIK’s Valuing Northern Libraries Toolkit was co-warded Project of the Year at Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre’s SSMARt Innovation Awards on November 21st Our profile begins at 9mins 30sec https://ssmic.com/2018-ssmart-awards/ The toolkit provides a new and innovate way for libraries to measure their impact and affirm their value as contributors to the culture, wellness, and.. read more →

NORDIK AGM Culture Panel

NORDIK AGM -Culture Panel- Nov 1 poster   read more →