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  • Knowledge « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    the study is now available in French Download the French summary City reports A series of city reports is planned for release throughout 2010 early 2011 using UAPS data Register for e blasts so you can receive updates on these reports as they are released Toronto City Report A Toronto City Report is available which takes a look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Toronto lens Also available for download is a power point Toronto presentation of the results Regina City Report A Regina City Report is available that includes the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Regina lens Also available for download is a power point Regina presentation of the UAPS results Winnipeg City Report A Winnipeg City Report is available which looks at the results of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study specifically through a Winnipeg lens Also available for download is a power point target blank Winnipeg presentation of the UAPS results Edmonton City Report The Edmonton City Report is available that includes the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Edmonton lens Also available for download is a power point target blank Edmonton presentation of the UAPS results Thunder Bay City Report A Thunder Bay City Report is available which takes a look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Thunder Bay lens Also available for download is a power point target blank Thunder Bay presentation of the results Vancouver City Report The Vancouver City Report is available and provides a detailed look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study through a Vancouver specific lens Also available for download is a power point target blank Vancouver presentation of the results Montreal City Report A Montreal City Report is available which provides a detailed look at the Urban Aboriginal

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  • Reports « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Register for e blasts so you can receive updates on these reports as they are released Toronto City Report City reports are available beginning with the Toronto City Report which takes a look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Toronto lens Also available for download is a power point Toronto presentation of the results Regina City Report A Regina City Report is available that includes the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Regina lens Also available for download is a power point Regina presentation of the UAPS results Winnipeg City Report A Winnipeg City Report is available which looks at the results of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study specifically through a Winnipeg lens Also available for download is a power point Winnipeg presentation of the UAPS results Edmonton City Report The Edmonton City Report is available that includes the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Edmonton lens Also available for download is a power point Edmonton presentation of the UAPS results Thunder Bay City Report A Thunder Bay City Report is available which takes a look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study results specifically through a Thunder Bay lens Also available for download is a power point Thunder Bay presentation of the results Vancouver City Report The Vancouver City Report is available and provides a detailed look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study through a Vancouver specific lens Also available for download is a power point Vancouver presentation of the results Montreal City Report A Montreal City Report is available which provides a detailed look at the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study through a Montreal lens Halifax City Report The Halifax City Report is available and provides a detailed analysis of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study through a Halifax lens Saskatoon City Report

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  • Key Findings « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    their city Eight in ten participants said they were very proud of their specific Aboriginal identity i e First Nations Métis or Inuk Slightly fewer 70 per cent said the same about being Canadian Urban Aboriginal peoples are seeking to become a significant and visible part of the urban landscape Six in ten feel they can make their city a better place to live a proportion similar to non Aboriginal urban dwellers Six in ten were completely or somewhat unworried about losing contact with their culture while a minority were totally 17 per cent or somewhat 21 per cent concerned As well by a wide margin 6 1 First Nations peoples Métis and Inuit think Aboriginal culture in their communities has become stronger rather than weaker in the last five years They display a higher tolerance for other cultures than their non Aboriginal neighbours 77 of urban Aboriginal peoples believe there is room for a variety of languages and cultures in this country in contrast to 54 of non Aboriginal urbanites Almost all believe they are consistently viewed in negative ways by non Aboriginal people Almost three in four participants perceived assumptions about addiction problems while many felt negative stereotypes about laziness 30 per cent lack of intelligence 20 per cent and poverty 20 per cent Education is their top priority and an enduring aspiration for the next generation Twenty per cent want the next generation to understand the importance of education 18 per cent hope younger individuals will stay connected to their cultural community and 17 per cent hope the next generation will experience life without racism Money was cited as the No 1 barrier to getting a post secondary education among 36 per cent of those planning to attend and 45 per cent of those already enrolled in

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  • Surveys / Data « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    The UAPS Story People NAAF FAQ About Environics UAPS Sponsors Knowledge Reports Key Findings Surveys Data Media Surveys Data UAPS survey datasets are available here in PDF and CSV formats for easy access If you would like access to the data in an SPSS format please contact the Environics Institute Please note a licensing agreement will be required of those who would like to use these files Main Survey Data Tables 11 MB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Data Tables 1 96 MB Download Main Survey Questionnaire English 230 KB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Questionnaire English 83 KB Download Main Survey Questionnaire French 246 KB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Questionnaire French 94 KB Download Main Survey Tables Banner 1 655 KB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Tables Banner 1 226 KB Download Main Survey Tables Banner 2 705 KB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Tables Banner 2 251 KB Download Main Survey Tables Banner 3 694 KB Download Non Aboriginal Survey Tables Banner 3 137 KB Download Main Survey Tables Banner 4 66 KB Download 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

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  • Media « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    their specific Aboriginal identity i e First Nations Métis or Inuk Slightly fewer 70 per cent said the same about being Canadian Urban Aboriginal peoples are seeking to become a significant and visible part of the urban landscape Six in ten feel they can make their city a better place to live a proportion similar to non Aboriginal urban dwellers Six in ten were completely or somewhat unworried about losing contact with their culture while a minority were totally 17 per cent or somewhat 21 per cent concerned As well by a wide margin 6 1 First Nations peoples Métis and Inuit think Aboriginal culture in their communities has become stronger rather than weaker in the last five years They display a higher tolerance for other cultures than their non Aboriginal neighbours 77 of urban Aboriginal peoples believe there is room for a variety of languages and cultures in this country in contrast to 54 of non Aboriginal urbanites Almost all believe they are consistently viewed in negative ways by non Aboriginal people Almost three in four participants perceived assumptions about addiction problems while many felt negative stereotypes about laziness 30 per cent lack of intelligence 20 per cent and poverty 20 per cent Education is their top priority and an enduring aspiration for the next generation Twenty per cent want the next generation to understand the importance of education 18 per cent hope younger individuals will stay connected to their cultural community and 17 per cent hope the next generation will experience life without racism Money was cited as the No 1 barrier to getting a post secondary education among 36 per cent of those planning to attend and 45 per cent of those already enrolled in a university or college Urban Aboriginal peoples do not have great confidence in the criminal justice system in Canada More than half 55 have little confidence in the criminal justice system and majorities support the idea of a separate Aboriginal justice system A significant minority 4 in 10 feel there is no one Aboriginal organization or National political party that best represent them or cannot say The perspective of non Aboriginal urban Canadians Non Aboriginal urban Canadians are divided on where Aboriginal people fit in the Canadian mosaic 54 percent believe Aboriginal people should have special rights and 39 percent think they are just like any other cultural or ethnic group this divide varies across cities Perceptions of the current state of relations between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal people are divided but there are signs of optimism NA urban Canadians are starting to recognize the urban Aboriginal community and their cultural presence but have limited knowledge of Aboriginal people and issues although they do demonstrate a desire to learn more There is a widespread belief among NA urban Canadians that Aboriginal people experience discrimination The Study Through UAPS more than100 interviewers almost all of whom were themselves Aboriginal conducted 2 614 in person interviews with Métis Inuit and First Nations status and

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  • Environics Institute releases the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study (UAPS) « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    participants said they were very proud of their specific Aboriginal identity i e First Nations Métis or Inuk Slightly fewer 70 per cent said the same about being Canadian Urban Aboriginal peoples are seeking to become a significant and visible part of the urban landscape Six in ten feel they can make their city a better place to live a proportion similar to non Aboriginal urban dwellers Six in ten were completely or somewhat unworried about losing contact with their culture while a minority were totally 17 per cent or somewhat 21 per cent concerned As well by a wide margin 6 1 First Nations peoples Métis and Inuit think Aboriginal culture in their communities has become stronger rather than weaker in the last five years They display a higher tolerance for other cultures than their non Aboriginal neighbours 77 of urban Aboriginal peoples believe there is room for a variety of languages and cultures in this country in contrast to 54 of non Aboriginal urbanites Almost all believe they are consistently viewed in negative ways by non Aboriginal people Almost three in four participants perceived assumptions about addiction problems while many felt negative stereotypes about laziness 30 per cent lack of intelligence 20 per cent and poverty 20 per cent Education is their top priority and an enduring aspiration for the next generation Twenty per cent want the next generation to understand the importance of education 18 per cent hope younger individuals will stay connected to their cultural community and 17 per cent hope the next generation will experience life without racism Money was cited as the No 1 barrier to getting a post secondary education among 36 per cent of those planning to attend and 45 per cent of those already enrolled in a university or college Urban Aboriginal peoples do not have great confidence in the criminal justice system in Canada More than half 55 have little confidence in the criminal justice system and majorities support the idea of a separate Aboriginal justice system A significant minority 4 in 10 feel there is no one Aboriginal organization or National political party that best represent them or cannot say The perspective of non Aboriginal urban Canadians Non Aboriginal urban Canadians are divided on where Aboriginal people fit in the Canadian mosaic 54 percent believe Aboriginal people should have special rights and 39 percent think they are just like any other cultural or ethnic group this divide varies across cities Perceptions of the current state of relations between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal people are divided but there are signs of optimism NA urban Canadians are starting to recognize the urban Aboriginal community and their cultural presence but have limited knowledge of Aboriginal people and issues although they do demonstrate a desire to learn more There is a widespread belief among NA urban Canadians that Aboriginal people experience discrimination The Study Through UAPS more than100 interviewers almost all of whom were themselves Aboriginal conducted 2 614 in person interviews with

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  • Advisory Circle « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    The UAPS Story People NAAF FAQ About Environics UAPS Sponsors Knowledge Reports Key Findings Surveys Data Media Advisory Circle The study was designed with the guidance of an Advisory Circle that includes a diverse range of Aboriginal and non Aboriginal thinkers as well as senior Environics researchers with experience in conducting research with Aboriginal peoples Advisory Circle Members Al Benoit Métis Nation John Berry Queen s University Ellen Bielawski University of Alberta Lewis Cardinal Cardinal Strategic Communications Peter Dinsdale National Association of Friendship Centres Calvin Helin Lawyer author of Dances with Dependency Hayden King McMaster University Peter Menzies Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Katherine Minich University of Toronto David Newhouse Trent University John Paul Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Evelyn Peters University of Saskatchewan Mark Podlasly Harvard Queen s Fellow Jennifer M Rattray University of Winnipeg John Richards Simon Fraser University Pamela Sparklingeyes Edmonton Catholic School Board Noella Steinhauer National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Caroline Krause University of British Columbia 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 and information resources see UAPS UW Archive Project

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  • Upcoming Events « Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
    Ka Ni Chi Hih 1700 Dease Street Thunder Bay Ontario There is no cost for admission You are cordially invited to attend the presentation on the Thunder Bay results of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study by Ginger Gosnell Myers of the Environics Institute In 2009 members of Thunder Bay s Aboriginal community took part in a national survey of urban Aboriginal Peoples where hundreds of people were interviewed about life in the city their values community relations aspirations and identity Ginger will be highlighting the findings of the study which will include the methodology of the project and findings from both the national and local Thunder Bay perspective What does it mean to be First Nations or Métis and living in Thunder Bay What are the connections people have to their communities How does Thunder Bay rank for opportunities happiness culture politics and identity in comparison to other major Canadian cities urban Aboriginal communities These results will be looked at and much more For more information please visit www uaps ca or contact Ginger at Ginger Gosnell Myers environics ca Food and Refreshments will be served Sponsored by The Environics Institute Royal Bank of Canada The Ontario Trillium Foundation The Province of Ontario Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Release of the Edmonton specific results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Thursday May 19th 2011 5 00pm 7 00pm Chateau Louie Hotel 11727 Kingsway Edmonton Alberta Admission is free You are cordially invited to attend the presentation on the Edmonton results of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study by Ginger Gosnell Myers of the Environics Institute In 2009 members of Edmonton s Aboriginal community took part in a national survey of urban Aboriginal Peoples where hundreds of people were interviewed about life in the city their values community relations aspirations and identity Ginger will be highlighting the findings of the study which will include the methodology of the project and findings from both the national and local Edmonton perspective What does it mean to be First Nations or Métis and living in Edmonton What are the connections people have to their communities How does Edmonton rank for opportunities happiness culture politics and identity in comparison to other major Canadian cities urban Aboriginal communities These results will be looked at and much more For more information please visit www uaps ca or contact Ginger at Ginger Gosnell Myers environics ca Food and Refreshments will be served Sponsored by The Environics Institute Royal Bank of Canada The Province of Alberta The City of Edmonton The Edmonton Community Foundation United Way of Edmonton Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Release of the Regina specific results for the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Thursday March 10 2011 4 30pm 7 00pm Ramada Hotel 1818 Victoria Avenue Regina SK Admission is free You are cordially invited to attend the presentation on the Regina results of the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study by Ginger Gosnell Myers of the Environics Institute In 2009 members of Regina s Aboriginal community took part in

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