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8 Ground-Breaking Arctic Innovations You Should Know About

Why It Matters

Inuit innovations have been improving lives around the world, from life-jackets to goggles, ice-fishing to snowshoes. Every year, the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) recognizes the extraordinary work being done in the Arctic for culture, technology and the environment. Below, we speak to the eight winners of the 2020 AIP who are transforming Canada’s North.

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What will it take to support Indigenous innovation?

Why It Matters

Canada’s Indigenous peoples continue to face systemic inequalities, and are unemployed at significantly higher rates than the rest of the population. When we talk about the work in the social impact sector, how can we strive for a more equitable future that acknowledges and values Indigenous innovation?

3 Ways Men (& Boys) Can Help Build a More Gender-Equitable Future

Why It Matters

Slowly but surely, institutions, government leaders, and organizations are working to create a more gender-equitable future for the next generation. But when it comes down to an individual level, how can men and boys work to create a more gender-equitable future on a day-to-day basis?

3 Ways the Canadian Justice System is Failing Women (& How We Address It)

Why It Matters

As cultural perspectives shift, so do a country's expectations of its governance and systems — so it's not entirely surprising that in July, Canada’s federal government announced nearly $2 million in funding to help advance gender equality in Canada’s justice system. But exactly where is that inequality showing up most, and how are national women’s organizations tackling these issues?