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AHIN Webinar series: Student research II December 7

December 16, 2021

This webinar was part two of a two-part series which featured presentations from student and post-doctoral researchers in the At Home in the North network. The speakers included Christina Goldhar, Aimee Pugsley, and Veronica Madsen, all of whom are based out of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Below is a summary of key points of their… Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: Student research I, November 30

December 16, 2021

This webinar was part one of a two-part series which featured presentations from student and post-doctoral researchers in the At Home in the North network. The speakers included Matthew Cosby and Muhammad Khan from the University of Alaska Anchorage, Susane Havelka from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Hans Peter Mønsted from the University of Southern… Read More

Introducing Dr. Linda Larcombe, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

December 16, 2021

Linda Larcombe is a trained anthropologist and received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Manitoba. Her work focuses on First Nations history and health, cultural resource management, and understanding the socio-cultural and environmental factors contributing to infectious disease in First Nation populations.  Read more here: AHIN community profile_linda larcombe

Community profile series: Introducing Bonnie Krysowaty, Program Director and Social Researcher, Lakehead Social Planning Council

November 12, 2021

Bonnie Krysowaty is involved with numerous programs and initiatives related to housing, homelessness, and harm reduction in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is the coordinator of the Poverty Reduction Strategy at the Lakehead Social Planning Council and manages the federal funding for homelessness initiatives through Reaching Home. She also manages the Out of the Cold program… Read More

Webinar series: COVID-19 and housing

November 2, 2021

On October 26, 2021 At Home in the North (AHIN) held a webinar entitled: Housing and COVID-19 in Thompson, where Colin Bonnycastle gave a presentation offering an update on the pandemic subproject funded by AHIN and led by members of AHIN from the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. This research sought to… Read More

Community partner profile series: Introducing Travis Hedwig

October 18, 2021

Travis is a cultural and medical anthropologist by training and is a faculty member in the Division of Population Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is interested in applied health research, particularly issues of mental and behavioural health, housing and homelessness, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and other disabilities, and community health.  Read… Read More

Check out AHIN’s fall newsletter

October 7, 2021

AHIN’s fall newsletter is now available! The newsletter includes updates on the activities of each research direction, an article discussing our ongoing webinar series, and a series of news items and publications of interest to the partnership and anyone concerned by the state of northern housing and homelessness in Canada and beyond. Thank you to… Read More

AHIN is hiring a postdoctoral fellow

September 21, 2021

At Home in the North is a research partnership within a Canada-wide collaboration of academics and community partners: The Collaborative Housing Research Network. The network is a joint initiative between the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).  Collectively, we seek to fill knowledge gaps concerning northern… Read More

Introducing Rebecca Alty, Mayor of Yellowknife

September 15, 2021

Rebecca Alty was born and raised in Yellowknife and has a Bachelor of Communication Studies from the University of Calgary. Rebecca has worked in community relations and communications for the Government of the Northwest Territories, Diavik Diamond Mine, AVENS – A Community for Seniors, and Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation. In 2012, she began working in… Read More