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Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, Supports Aboriginal Trainees

Providing training in environmental conservation and cultural knowledge in Sydney, Australia
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Through the Aboriginal Riverkeeper Project, Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company (ELA), provided training for young, First Nation Australians in Conservation and Land Management.

Indigenous Community Honours ‘Difference-Maker’

A role model: Indigenous & Community Relations liaison Peter Knight’s tireless community efforts recognized.
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Employee Earns Aboriginal Role Model Award

TransCanada walks the talk when it comes to Indigenous relations.

The company began practising proactive Indigenous engagement in 1989 — long before it became a regulatory requirement in Canada and a hot button issue with pipeline opponents.

Driving Employment Opportunities for First Nations

Paige is pursuing her dreams to become a biologist — making a difference
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Dream job within reach for Ontario’s Paige Williams

Like many Canadian young people, Curve Lake First Nation resident Paige Williams is following her passion.

She recently graduated from Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., with an Bachelor of Science degree in biology (with honours), and knows what she would love to do most with it.

First Nation Employee Proud of Her Heritage

TransCanada’s willingness to go above and beyond in Indigenous Relations led Donna to stick around.
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It’s been six years since Donna Semantha made a life changing decision that brought her and her family to Calgary.

Through a long-term community agreement between TransCanada and the Dene Tha’ First Nation in northern Alberta, two community members were relocated to Calgary in 2010 to gain experience in the oil and gas industry.

13,000-Year-Old Clovis Artifacts Unearthed in B.C.

Collaboration with First Nations vital in discovery
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Collaboration with First Nations vital in discovery

A rare find of prehistoric artifacts in remote backcountry B.C. has been unearthed through cooperative efforts between First Nations communities and TransCanada.

The artifacts might not have been unearthed without the pre-scouting work associated with the North Montney project

Sustainable Forest Management: Engaging Local Indigenous Communities

Sustainable management of public forests is more than just analyzing environmental impacts, protecting biodiversity and stakeholder values – it also requires consultation with indigenous communities
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Sustainable Forest Management --  Engaging Local Indigenous Communities

Sustainable management of public forests is about more than analyzing environmental impacts, protecting biodiversity and stakeholder values – it also requires consultation with Aboriginal communities. Even when your paper comes from North America, there are local Aboriginal communities whose cultures and traditional values should be considered when making forest management planning decisions.

Scholarship Helps Single Mom Achieve Her Goals

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For Janine Olivier – a single mom of three – making the decision to go back to school to give herself and her family a better quality of life was nothing short of daunting.

As a mature student with the aspiration of becoming a registered nurse, she had to both upgrade her high school science courses and take on the financial burden of a bachelor degree to change her career.

“When I started thinking about going back to school, it was because I felt like I had hit a wall in my current job and couldn’t go any further,” says Olivier.

Today’s 2013 TransCanada CSR Report Material Area in Focus: Aboriginal, Native American and Indigenous Peoples

Daily material area in focus feature from our 2013 CSR Report
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On June 6, 2013 TransCanada Corporation officially released our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to our commitment to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of our stakeholders.

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program

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The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program helps Canadian First Nation, Metis and Inuit women create change in their communities. Meet IWCL graduate Kirsten Ryder and program mentor Marie Delorme as they discuss how the program is changing lives in Aboriginal communities across Canada.

Established by St. Francis Xavier University in 1959, the COADY International Institute is a world-renowned center of excellence in community-based development and leadership education.

StartSomeGood partners with IndigenousX to launch Australia’s first Indigenous crowdfunding initiative

First campaign will fund Vote Yes, a film starring The Sapphires' Miranda Tapsell
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November 8Social impact crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood has partnered with social media hub IndigenousX to empower Indigenous Australian changemakers to raise funds and rally community support for diverse Indigenous-founded initiatives.

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