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  • Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Thunder Bay Toronto Montreal Halifax and Ottawa Speaking directly with a representative group of 2 614 First Nations peoples Métis and Inuit living in these major Canadian cities as well as 2 501 non Aboriginal Canadians the Environics Institute led by Michael Adams has released the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study which offers Canadians a new perspective of their Aboriginal neighbours Guided by an Advisory Circle Aboriginal people designed the research themes methodology and executed the main survey Click here for the UAPS report summary full report or quick key findings from the study The UAPS full report is available in French and also available in a French summary report version City findings are now available beginning with the Regina City Report then the Toronto City Report Winnipeg City Report Edmonton City Report Thunder Bay City Report Vancouver City Report Saskatoon City Report Halifax City Report Montreal City Report and Calgary City Report which takes a look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a community based lens on each of those cities Also available for download is the Regina presentation the Toronto presentation Winnipeg presentation Edmonton presentation Thunder Bay presentation and Vancouver presentation of the results UAPS participant

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  • About UAPS « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    research study conducted with First Nations Métis and Inuit Peoples living in Vancouver Edmonton Calgary Regina Saskatoon Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Montreal Halifax and Ottawa Inuit only It seeks to better understand and document the identities experiences values and aspirations of urban Aboriginal Canadians The UAPS is conducted by Environics Institute for Survey Research Established in 2006 it sponsors relevant and original public opinion and social values research related to

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  • The UAPS Story « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    of urban Native people Project director and Vancouver resident Ginger Gosnell Myers niece of Nisga a leader Joseph Gosnell told the Straight by phone that much of the non Native population believes almost all aboriginal people live in poverty and lack education In the city though it s a different story she stated Read more UAPS participant voices produced by INCA First Nations University To watch edited versions of the

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  • People « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    UAPS Sponsors Knowledge Reports Key Findings Surveys Data Media People The UAPS is the result of the hard work of many individuals including an Advisory Circle of guides and experts UAPS project managers and city coordinators and a Steering Committee People Advisory Circle UAPS Project Managers City Coordinators Steering Committee Upcoming Events more See All Events News more more See All News Contact For access to the UAPS study data

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  • NAAF « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Aboriginal Peoples Study the Environics Institute partnered with the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation NAAF to conduct a pilot online study of 182 past and current NAAF scholars Since 1985 NAAF has awarded more than 37 million in scholarships and bursaries to more than 9 800 First Nations Métis and Inuit students nation wide For more on the NAAF findings please read the full report Upcoming Events more See All Events

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  • FAQ « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    other research about Aboriginal peoples There is a lot of research out there including research on Aboriginal people living in cities But much of the research is social service based and or locally and regionally specific The result is that these communities are understood through the lens of some problem or need not as complex resilient groups UAPS offers a new kind of picture of Aboriginal peoples in cities 8 Do you think the study captures the full picture of urban Aboriginal people in Canada This study reflects a very comprehensive effort to get the full picture that spans two years with a multi million dollar budget a major volunteer effort and the substantial commitment of Environics staff and resources to make happen It was important to capture voices from across the socio economic spectrum people with different levels of education and people belonging to different identity groups Métis Inuit and First Nations The UAPS research approach was designed to get as representative a picture as possible of Aboriginal men and women those who identify as Inuit Métis or First Nations individuals with varying levels of education and all age groups 9 How do you think this research will make a difference Large communities of people have already been touched by this process the Advisory Circle our Aboriginal research partners dozens of interviewers and coordinators in the eleven cities Then of course there are the 2 614 First Nations Métis and Inuit people who took the time and exercised the generosity to talk to us There are also the 182 National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation NAAF scholars and the 2 500 non Aboriginal Canadians who shared their perspectives Many people have made this study happen our responsibility now is to make sure that this information is shared with the greatest respect for those who offered it Ideally the things we have learned will help people understand each other better have better conversations and live together better in our urban communities 10 Who participated in the UAPS First Nations Métis and Inuit people living in 11 Canadian cities National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation NAAF Scholarship recipients Since 1993 the NAAF had awarded over 8 400 scholarships The recipients of these funds constituted an interesting subset of the Aboriginal population and the Foundation was eager to know more about their past scholars The Canadian public Since part of the study s aim was to promote mutual understanding between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal residents of the 11 cities it seemed appropriate to conduct a parallel study with non Aboriginal Canadians 11 What s the breakdown of Aboriginal participants in the study In the main survey a total of 2 614 Aboriginal individuals participated in the UAPS survey This breaks down to 1 558 First Nations peoples 789 Métis and 265 Inuit 12 What cities did you capture Why did you choose these cities Vancouver Calgary Edmonton Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Montreal and Halifax participated in UAPS These cities capture a large proportion of

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  • About Environics « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    social change We wish to survey those not usually heard from using questions not usually asked For more information view our website About the Environics Research Group Environics is one of Canada s leading public opinion and social survey research consultancies with a reputation for integrity accuracy and insight Co founded in 1970 by Michael Adams the firm has evolved into a multi disciplined international research and consulting group Headquartered

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  • UAPS Sponsors « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    About UAPS The UAPS Story People NAAF FAQ About Environics UAPS Sponsors Knowledge Reports Key Findings Surveys Data Media UAPS Sponsors The UAPS would not have been possible without the unconditional support and sponsorship of its Sponsors Major Sponsors Sponsors Upcoming Events more See All Events News more more See All News Contact For access to the UAPS study data and information resources see UAPS UW Archive Project page For

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