The Centre is a non-partisan, social justice, progressive Aboriginal think tank focused on the social, economic, and environmental policy and research
concerns of Aboriginal people in British Columbia and Canada.
The Centre is a bridge that encourages collaborative solutions by bringing people together beyond politics to promote participatory research, policy
alternatives and hope.
The Centre for Native Policy and Research is a catalyst for change through the development and promotion of credible social, economic, and environmental
policy and research. The Centre is rooted in the Aboriginal community, and committed to Aboriginal self-determination and social justice.
May 22 -
We, at the CNPR, are very passionate about our contribution to the Aboriginal community and to our work. In that spirit,
we have a special message to the future Executive Director
from our office, which can be viewed here
May 22 -
On December 4, 2006, the CNPR hosted the Think-Tank on Aboriginal Homelessness in Vancouver: Linking Policy and
Action for Ending Aboriginal Homelessness in Vancouver by 2010
. To view the results, click here
May 21 - JOB POSTING: Interim EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - 6 month term with good possibility of permanent status
The Centre is seeking a dynamic, well-spoken, and efficient individual who is looking for an opportunity to lead our organization. The closing for the
Friday, June 8th, 2007
. If you are interested, download
the full posting here
March 8 -
Thank-you to everyone who made the
Aboriginal Policy and Research Landscapes Forum – Innovation & Environmental Sustainability
in Economic Development in the Post-Climate Change Era
We would especially like to thank our incredible Keynote Speakers 2007
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier
and esteemed Indigenous author Calvin Helin
, and Sponsors
And a very special thanks to our CNPR forum coordinators Annita McPhee and Natasha
January 9 - Invitation to the CNPR Aboriginal Policy & Research
In continuing to develop our research and policy agenda we
are pleased to announce the third year of holding this event. We hope you will join us, dowload the poster and registration form here.
January 9 - Welcome to Kinwa Bluesky
We are pleased to welcome Kinwa to our team as the new Research Coordinator. Kinwa is Anishnabe from Sandy Lake and has previously undertaken
research work with the Institute for Dispute Resolution, The Scow Institute, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Kinwa has completed a BA from
UBC in Anthropology with a concentration in Native Studies, an LLB and LLM from UVic both in the area of Aboriginal Law.
The current content is being held here for archival purposes for visitors.
November 28 - Office Move
CNPR is moving effective November 30th, 2006:
Suite #808-100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver, BC
Telephone: (604) 913-2193
Fax: (604) 913-2196
Email and website remain the same:
November 15 - Release of Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education
The CNPR is happy to announce the release of our Aboriginal Post-Secondary Think-Piece for the Campus2020 initative of the Ministry of Advanced
Education. Thanks to Harvey McCue for writing the think-piece with oversight from the CNPR.