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 →

Putting it on the Map

Monday, March 19, at 7 PM, the Department of Community Development and Social Work and NORDIK Institute invite the public to attend a special lecture on the role that maps and map making may have played in structuring history. “Maps are neither neutral, impartial, nor apolitical Very to this looks hair prolong. Product phone spy.. read more →

Building Community: Creating Social and Economic Well Being

An exhibit exploring the Social Economy in Northern Ontario will be on display at the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library from March 13 – 16, 2012.  The exhibit illustrates the breadth and depth of the social economy in Northern Ontario, an aspect of the economy which is sometimes overlooked yet plays a key role in.. read more →

De-Railed: The Nation Dream premiers in Sault Ste Marie

NORDIK and the Coalition For Algoma Passenger Trains are excited to announce that the premier screening of Dan Nystedt’s documentary film De-Railed: The National Dream will be on Sunday, March 4 at 5 pm in the Grand Theatre, Sault Ste. Marie as part of the Shadows of the Mind Film Festival. Limited seating so get.. read more →

PUC and NORDIK Institute partner on water conservation study

The Public Utilities Commission of the City of Sault Ste. Marie (PUC) has recently partnered with NORDIK Institute at Algoma University to determine city residents’ attitudes towards water conservation. The study will include surveys, focus groups and public information sessions and is funded by the ‘Greening Ontario’ fund, a provincial initiative. “In order for the.. read more →

Locally-grown food research kicks off

NORDIK researchers have hit the streets to survey food businesses in Sault Ste. Marie on their habits to buy local food from farmers in Algoma. Dr. Nairne Cameron and David Thompson are coordinating the research project that will determine the preferences and capacities for food businesses to purchase local food and use GIS maps to.. read more →

New website

NORDIK is happy with it’s new website that will better enable communities and researchers to access publications, project information and resources. Some of the features of the new website include: Project portfolios, featuring past and present projects with reports and resources. Researcher profiles, highlighting both academic and community researchers with articles and publications. These features and.. read more →

Happy Holidays

NORDIK Institute wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday! Our offices close on December 23rd and reopen on Tuesday January 2nd. read more →