The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) works to protect and promote the privacy rights of Canadians. The OPC oversees compliance with the Privacy Act, which covers the personal information-handling practices of federal government departments and agencies, and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Canada’s federal private-sector privacy law. As part of its public outreach work, the OPC has created a number of educational tools aimed at helping teachers get the privacy message across to young Canadians. These free resources include lesson plans, presentation packages, activity sheets, videos, a graphic novel and more! Learn more at youthprivacy.ca
Jensen Group is an Indigenous digital media company that provides exceptional graphic design, web development, writing and copy editing services, video production and training tools to a wide range of clients. Jensen Group has 3 partners: Asia Jensen, Lorre Jensen and Peter Jensen who combined, have a breadth of experience across all sectors of the economy including private, public and not-for profit sector clients across Canada. Our core team has provided design and production services to numerous Indigenous for-, and not-for-profit organizations and has a long history of community-related work experience on which to draw. As an Indigenous company, we understand the specific needs and strive to balance cultural considerations with contemporary aesthetics to offer clients meaningful, cutting edge work.
We design for print and for online publication and offer a range of services that span from minor tweaks to complete rebrands. A digital media company by definition, we have considerable experience in the ‘print’ industry and are particularly adept at supporting clients on a range of ‘tangible’ products from business cards and flyers to trade fair booths and exterior signs. The core team has produced CLIO Award winning commercial television content and overseen live-action and animated, short and long-form content for broadcast and education and training purposes. The team has written and copy edited for print, online content and television and understands the unique challenges inherent to each.
We pride ourselves on on-time and on-budget delivery and have surrounded our core team with an exceptional group of qualified specialists that afford flexibility and scalability to meet a wide range of demands. Our virtual business construct allows us to plug in specialized expertise as required, quickly and seamlessly, while maintaining costs and efficiencies. Jensen Group has the experience and expertise to deliver great product and great value. And we do.
Learning Bird collaborates with First Nations schools and communities to integrate local language, culture, history, and teachings into classroom materials. We help communities develop local language and culture curriculum, collaboratively build resources to support learning outcomes, and support teachers as they implement these materials in their classrooms.
We have partnered with 50+ Nations from coast-to-coast to assist them as they develop, implement, and use locally focused educational resources. We also offer a web-based platform full of audio, video, and print-based resources for grades 6-12 and a local server option for communities with bandwidth constraints.
“Our mission is to enrich the quality of life for all people, regardless of age or ability, with resources to be active, play, learn, and enjoy life fully.”
FlagHouse is a premier global source of quality equipment and programmes serving physical education, recreation, special needs therapies and education. We provide resources that enable physical activity, learning and play—to make the world more accessible and rewarding for everyone, regardless of age or ability.
For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the quality of life for all people with a wide range of equipment and programs to be active, play, learn, and enjoy life fully. FlagHouse carries thousands of quality products and takes special pride in offering unique, proprietary solutions that can measurably improve and uplift people’s lives.
At FlagHouse, we have deep feelings for the people we serve and those who depend on them. Every day, our customers give their energy and compassion to their students, clients, patients, members and loved ones—we have the utmost respect for all that you do, and are honoured to support you. We know that when you order from us, you are not just getting “stuff.” You are fulfilling your commitments, and the products mean something real to real people. We never want to let you down.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Canada is a free book gifting program devoted to inspiring a love of reading in the hearts of children everywhere. Each month, enrolled children receive a high quality, age-appropriate book in the mail, free of charge. Children receive books from birth to age five.
The Imagination Library provides the infrastructure of the core program including managing the secure central database for the Book Order System and coordinating book selections and wholesale purchasing. It also incurs the cost of the program’s administrative expenses and coordinates the monthly mailings.
The Imagination Library partners with Local Affiliates and Partners who help bring the program to cities, towns and communities around the world. Local Affiliates can be businesses, school districts, small or large organizations, or simply individuals who share in the mission and purpose of the Imagination Library. Local Affiliates are responsible for enrolling children who live within the geographical area where they offer the program.
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of Tiohtiá:ke/Montréal.
Concordia is a next-generation university, continually reimagining the future of higher education. Located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, Concordia is the top-ranked university in Canada founded within the last 50 years and annually registers some 51,250 students through its innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research.
Concordia offers a supportive community for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students, including dedicated space and resources at the Otsenhákta Student Centre and scholarships at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The Otsenhákta Student Centre (from the Kanien’kéha word meaning “near the fire”) is on-campus resource for Indigenous students, and a warm and welcoming place to find community, connection and support during your studies. We help students succeed and achieve their highest academic potential by working with them to make the most of the many resources available at the university.
Guided by our Indigenous Directions Action Plan, the Concordia community is working to decolonize the university, and build a more equitable and inclusive future where Indigenous peoples, knowledge, research and scholarship are prioritized and celebrated. Learn more at concordia.ca/indigenous
Dadavan Systems is a First Nations focused software development company.
Since 2001, we have been collaborating exclusively with First Nation communities across Canada to identify needs, design, and customize a suite of data collection systems that meets their unique needs in Education, Culture and Health Care.
Currently we work with 100+ communities across 9 Canadian provinces and support their efforts to easily capture and organize data for students ranging from day care through post-secondary. We also support communities and organizations with Jordan’s Principle case management efforts.
Dadavan’s Outcomes Suite of tools includes:
- Outcomes SIS for K-12 band operated schools.
- ORSM – Off Reserve Student Management to track and report on students attending school off reserve.
- PSE+ – Post Secondary Education database to manage your PSE funding applications and workflow.
- Each tool is designed to enable communities to make smart, meaningful decisions that support their students’ success.
Dadavan’s Jordan’s Principle Solution:
JPCM – Jordan’s Principle Case Management, developed in partnership with Mawiw Council based in New Brunswick.
- Client based organization
- Web hosted for flexible access
- Robust reporting
- Efficient and effective client intake and communication
Mawiw Council Case Study: https://customcodex.com/Outcomes/JPDB/jpcm-mawiw-and-dadavan-form-a-powerful-partnership
Greenfield Learning has over 20 years experience implementing technology-delivered curriculum and providing professional learning opportunities. We specialize in bringing educational workshops and technology-based reading and math curriculum to your labs and classrooms, to your teachers and administrators, and to your students and their families.
We carefully select research-proven and supported systems to ensure your success. We tailor our support for you, from large city-based district-wide strategic implementations to small rural school sites; we provide the system and the support to best fit your needs.
We are educational partners with over 1,000 local schools, districts, and boards, as well as many nationally-renowned charter management organizations, private, religious and parochial schools.
We are a team of professionals that is held to the highest level of ethics and standard of excellence. We are dedicated to improving academic success for students of every age and ability, and most importantly…we love what we do, and what we do helps students to succeed.
The First Nations Housing Professionals Association (FNHPA) is a national, professional association exclusively serving the needs of individuals working for or aspiring to positions in housing with First Nations organizations. FNHPA was incorporated January 1, 2019. The organization was established to provide leadership in housing management activities by developing and promoting quality standards, practices, certification, and professional development to expand capacity for members and First Nations organizations.
FNHPA supports existing and future housing professionals in serving their communities by:
- Providing national standards
- Delivering education and certification programs
- Facilitating communication and knowledge-sharing
FNHPA has also developed free resources for First Nation educators such as Keeper of My Home, a free resource for educators that teaches students about caring for their home and housing health and safety. The classroom content and e-learning games are for First Nation students from kindergarten to grade 12 who go to on-reserve schools. It’s designed for teachers, however facilitators outside of the traditional classroom environment can use it too. The program is built around the following 4 themes:
- Traditional teaching of the community
- First Nation housing topics
- Home maintenance
- Home safety
Indigenous Futures in Engineering (InEng – formerly Aboriginal Access to Engineering) is a broad-scope program in outreach and student success at Queen’s University. A key outreach element of InEng is the support we provide for Indigenous youth and their teachers. Our Covid-era response of providing virtual school workshops for First Nation schools means that we are able to take on a much wider range of school partners than ever before! Please see the link above to find out more.
InEng also provides culturally relevant student support services to Indigenous students enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University. InEng strives to support the academic, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of students. Through InEng, students have access to tutoring and exam prep sessions, mentoring opportunities with practicing Indigenous engineers, and liaison with industries particularly interested in the development of Indigenous engineers through summer employment, internships and permanent positions.
Indigenous students, as well as families or schools of students considering study at the Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science are encouraged to contact the Director of Indigenous Futures in Engineering for more information about the services available to them through this initiative.
MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and consulting firm for Indigenous Nations in Canada. For the past 40 years, we have invested significant time and resources developing and delivering practical service to meet the unique needs of our First Nations, Métis and Inuit clients. Serving Indigenous nations, businesses and individuals across Canada, our team consists of 300 professionals who have a diverse set of experiences and services designed to position you for success.
Our Commitment to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Communities
In today’s environment, it is more important than ever for Indigenous communities, organizations, companies and individuals to make well-informed decisions, which is why it is essential to have an advisor who fully understands your circumstances. MNP has embraced the opportunity to become more familiar with Indigenous peoples, including their history, culture and incredible contribution to our country. Through this important relationship, we have come to recognize the role that Indigenous values play in future planning, daily operations and decision making.
Our deep breadth of experience has made MNP the preferred firm for Indigenous groups, including First Nations, Tribal Councils, organizations and Indigenous community – or individual – owned businesses.
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Since our creation in 2003, Kajeet’s main goal has been to make mobile services safer for students and to close the Digital Divide.
Kajeet gives schools the power to connect students to filtered Wi-Fi, keeping them focused and safe when learning online.
Kajeet offers mobile SmartSpots ™ and HomeWireless ™ to give students safe, secure internet access while they are away from the classroom; Kajeet SmartBus™ keeps students learning while they travel; and Sentinel™ SIM cards for managing existing LTE devices.
Kajeet Sentinel® analytics platform allows administrators to manage data flow, time of day, filters, and reports.
From school to home, Kajeet has education mobility covered so everyone has equal access to learning.