December 2017 Event: Beyond the Boardroom: The Role of Psychology in Public Policy

Date: Monday, December 18, 2017 Time: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Location: Lahm Ridge Tower Basement As legislation reflects faith in science as a force for improved public policy and evidence-based decision-making is encouraged in all areas of public service, the role of psychologists tend to mirror that of behavioral economists. In this talk, Bianca Dreyer and Eric Oosenbrug discuss some of the … Continue reading December 2017 Event: Beyond the Boardroom: The Role of Psychology in Public Policy

Book Review: Together We Survive

The IPAC NWT Regional Group is pleased to present the following review for the month of October:  John S. Long and Jennifer S.H. Brown’s Together We Survive: Ethnographic Intuitions, Friendships, and Conversations, Montreal & Kingston (2016) This lovely book, a festschrift honouring anthropologist Richard J. Preston, presents a multitude of voices—Indigenous, Settler, friend, and family—engaged … Continue reading Book Review: Together We Survive

Book Review: On Being Here to Stay

Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), 232 pp. How can Canada justify its assertion of sovereignty and jurisdiction over the country’s territory and the Indigenous peoples whose ancestors first occupied and used that territory? Is power, money, and majority rule enough? Do … Continue reading Book Review: On Being Here to Stay