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.
Impact of ITAC’s Tourism Growth Strategy on Canada’s Indigenous Tourism Sector
April 20, 2023
This report provides an objective economic analysis of potential investments proposed by ITAC in its new Tourism Growth Strategy, which is intended to develop or expand numerous Indigenous tourism destinations across Canada.
19-min read • Issue briefing
Indigenous & Northern Communities Publications
This issue briefing discusses the role of hunters/harvesters and their skills in providing essential community…
Cette note d'information traite du rôle des chasseurs/récolteurs et de leurs compétences dans la prestation…
This impact paper examines the leading practices and policies of industry proponents, governments, and lending…
This report captures contemporary theory and practices associated with community resilience assessment and planning. It…
While Indigenous ownership of major projects is rising in Canada, many Indigenous communities still lack…
More Indigenous finance and management professionals are needed to advance economic reconciliation in Canada. This…
Knowledge Area Highlights
Custom Indigenous & Norther Communities Research
Understand the knowledge gaps in the complex issues around Indigenous and Northern communities.
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.