Indigenous & Northern Communities
The Conference Board of Canada helps leaders build a prosperous, healthy future for Indigenous and Northern communities, governments, and businesses. As a leader in research and stakeholder engagement, our work addresses critical knowledge gaps around northern and remote development, reconciliation, and future skills that challenge decision- and policy-making.
Senior Research Associate
Dr. Amanda Thompson is a Senior Research Associate at the Conference Board of Canada working on research projects for the Centre for the North. Amanda has a PhD in experimental psychology and a strong background in quantitative research methods and analysis.
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Indigenous & Northern Communities Publications
This research examines why Indigenous communities choose trusts, how these trusts operate and serve their…
Young Indigenous people leaving foster care have important skills but are underemployed and have lower…
Si les jeunes autochtones qui sortent des structures d’accueil possèdent souvent des compétences utiles, ils…
Cette recherche examine comment le secteur de la philanthropie et les responsables des politiques peuvent…
This research looks at how public policy and philanthropy can help sustain Indigenous-led initiatives to…
Executive Councils & Research Centres
Centre for the North
This collaborative research initiative provides a safe space for constructive dialogue on Northern issues. The centre embraces the North’s diversity and works to fill the knowledge gaps that challenge decision-making and policy development on Northern and Indigenous policy issues.
Corporate-Indigenous Relations Council
Drive success and prosperity for industry, public sector organizations, and Indigenous communities and businesses by learning how to create and leverage equitable, productive, and collaborative corporate-Indigenous relations.