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 →

Policy Network Formed at Community Forestry Conference

January 28, 2013 PRESS RELEASE POLICY NETWORK FORMED AT COMMUNITY FORESTRY CONFERENCE First Nations, government and industry representatives, community forest practitioners, NGOs and researchers from across Canada met in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario January 16-18 to build on the startling growth of Canadian community forestry and to develop a national network for analysis and policy.. read more →

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 →

NORDIK Researcher Gets Published!

We are excited to announce that NORDIK Research Coordinator Jude Ortiz’s article “Craft and Resilience: Northern Ontario’s Emerging Cultural Identify” is published in Cashiers métiers d’art- Craft Journal. It highlights the contribution of craft to transitioning to place based economies, in terms of the formation of a new identity and an economy based on the.. read more →

Social Entrepreneurship Presentation and AGM- October 26th, 2012

NORDIK Institute is pleased to be a hosting a academic writing help online lunch hour presentation on the topic of social entrepreneurship. Each of our panel presenters brings cell phone spy app iphone a unique perspective to this topic. Join us as we learn, share and discuss ideas about applying business skills to addressing social.. read more →

Group of Seven and Glenn Gould Train Event

Don’t miss out on celebrating the 94th anniversary of the Group of Seven paintings along the Algoma Central Railway. Visit to register! read more →


SHAW TV features a current NORDIK research project, Locally Grown Food For the Urban Marketplace. To download your own copy of the local food retail map click here. read more →

Local Food Retail Map

The Locally Grown Food for the Urban Marketplace project identifies the opportunities and barriers to sourcing local food in the Algoma District, with a specific focus on food retailers in Sault Ste. Marie. The downloadable map highlights the businesses that both report sourcing local food and have consented to being on the map. Download your.. read more →

Ottawa Film Screening

Screening of Documentary in Ottawa For all of our followers in Ottawa, be sure to check out this screening of “De-Railed: The National Dream”– a documentary examining the crumbling state of the Canadian railway system.  Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door. All are welcome to attend. read more →

Victoria Thomas, Minister of Environment going to G8/G20 Youth Summit

NORDIK research intern, Victoria Thomas, will be representing Canada at the 2012 G8/G20 Youth Summit in Washington, D.C. PRESS RELEASE FROM TIMOTHY GERWING, YOUTHCAN FOR INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE Algoma University Alumna Victoria Thomas will be Canada’s Minister of Environment at the 2012 G8/G20 Youth Summit in Washington, D.C. from June 3 to 9. Victoria will be.. read more →