Partnerships

UINR's partnerships with other organizations are an important part of what we do and the successes we have achieved.

Our lead role in organizations such as Pitu'paq and the Bras d'Or Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative have resulted in important accomplishments in achieving our environmental and management goals.

Through our partnerships with Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Cape Breton University, Georgia Pacific, Port Hawkesbury Paper, the province of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton municipalities, and a host of other government departments and organizations, UINR has ensured that Mi'kmaq perspective and knowledge have been an integral part of many projects.

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UINR Meets with Federal Environment Minister

UINR Meets with Federal Environment Minister

August 10, 2016News, Partnerships

Today UINR met with Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. On hand were UINR Moose Management Coordinator Clifford Paul, Bras d’Or Lakes CEPI Coordinator Stan Johnson, MP Mark Eyking, UINR Board Member Chief Leroy Denny, (fresh from a swim in the ocean) Honourable Catherine McKenna, UINR Board Chair Chief Terry Paul, … Read More

New Interpretive Panels Unveiled

New Interpretive Panels Unveiled

June 16, 2016News, Partnerships

The Mi’kmaw flag flies proudly at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park, standing guard over the new set of interpretive panels that were developed in collaboration with UINR to share and celebrate Mi’kmaw culture in Unama’ki. The process started with Charlie Dennis and grew to include others including Nadine LeFort, Annie Johnson, Lisa Young … Read More

CSI Cape Breton

CSI Cape Breton

May 5, 2016News, Partnerships

UINR hosted a meeting of members of Cape Breton Collaborative Salmon Initiative. The partnership meets regularly to talk about the state of salmon in Unama’ki and work on projects together. In attendance (and pictured in the photo below) are: Bob O’Quinn–St. Ann’s Bay Wildlife Association, Greg Lovely–Margaree Salmon Association, Carter Stevens–CB Island Wildlife Association, Lewis Hinks–Atlantic … Read More

Moose Harvest in National Park Meets Goal

Moose Harvest in National Park Meets Goal

December 16, 2015Forestry, Moose, News, Partnerships, Research

The moose harvest in Cape Breton Highlands National Park is over for this year and, by all accounts, it was successful. Clifford Paul, UINR’s Moose Management Initiative Coordinator helped organize the harvest as part of our work with Parks Canada to reverse the trend of forest loss and begin to restore balance to the boreal … Read More

#Tiam Facts from the Mi’kmaw point of view

#Tiam Facts from the Mi’kmaw point of view

December 4, 2015Forestry, Moose, News, Partnerships

We’ve put together  some facts about the Mi’kmaw harvest in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a partnership with Parks Canada to remove a small number of moose from a small area of the Park in an effort to restore the boreal forest. From the Mi’kmaw point of view, it’s an issue of stewardship, rights and … Read More

Moose Management Plan Underway

Moose Management Plan Underway

December 2, 2015Moose, News, Partnerships

The moose population reduction program on North Mountain in Cape Breton Highlands National Park will resume as early as December 2 through December 18, 2015. ‎ Public safety for all involved will continue to remain Parks Canada’s top priority. Parks Canada has worked with the RCMP to put in place a robust plan to ensure … Read More

Youth Employment Opportunity

Youth Employment Opportunity

April 9, 2015MELC, News, Partnerships

Summer may seem far off now, but we are looking to employ an Assistant Camp Coordinator for our 2015 Nikani Awtiken summer camp. This intern position, through the Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corps, is open to youth in full-time university or college who are intending to return to study this fall. The deadline to apply … Read More

Invitation to public information session

Invitation to public information session

October 31, 2014Forestry, Moose, News, Partnerships, Research

UINR’s Moose Management Initiative & Parks Canada Invite you to a public information session on forest health and the over-abundant population of moose in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Thursday November 6, Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre, 6:00–8:00pm If you are unable to attend the meeting in Wagmatcook, please join us at one of our … Read More

UINR Marten – Spring 2014

UINR Marten – Spring 2014

July 7, 2014News, Partnerships, Research

The Spring issue of UINR Marten is available now as a free download. It’s been a busy year so far and we have a lot of new projects on the go. It’s the Year of the Moose at UINR and this issue features information on two new videos and two new books that we just … Read More

Malikewe’j research assistant needed

Malikewe’j research assistant needed

March 12, 2014News, Partnerships, Research

Do you have excellent research and writing skills? Interested in working with professionals in the heritage field? Like to earn 3 to 6 credits toward your CBU degree and get paid? Are you knowledgeable about Mi’kmaw history?  Then this position may be right for you! The Louisbourg Institute at Cape Breton University, in partnership with … Read More

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