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June 1, 2016
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 5, Issue 2) Inside this edition...
- 10 fascinating new fact sheets that illustrate the evolution of resource development in the North, the impacts, and the role of diverse, local women
- New report on women temporary foreign workers in Canada's North
- Interviews with Noreen Careen, Director of the Labrador West Status of Women Centre, about how Labrador West is changing
- New documentary "Building Links Among Women" is coming to a screen near you
- FemNorthNet news and more!
February 16, 2016
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 5, Issue 1) This newsletter features a note about the tragic shooting that occurred in La Loche in early 2016 and FemNorthNet's ties to the community. There is also an announcement about FemNorthNet's latest releases:
our short film "The Dirt on Clean Energy", which uses creative, visual storytelling to explain the significance of the Lower Churchill hydroelectric development for reshaping the maritimes' electricity grid and Labradorian communities;
fact sheets detailing migration and mobility issues in the North; and,
a new report that gathers information about how indigenous artists, Elders, and local residents in Thompson, MB envision the creation of a new Aboriginal Arts Centre.
December 15, 2015
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 5) This newsletter features an announcement about the latest grant acquired by FemNorthNet, analysis of northern migration and mobility issues, and links to new resources about northern issues and opportunities.
November 11, 2015
FemNorthNet researchers speak about pairing intersectional feminist analysis with community-based research designs.

Jane Stinson, Co-director of FemNorthNet, speaks about the project's host organization, The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), the organization's history, and it's current struggle to survive in the age of austerity.

Deborah Stienstra, Co-director of FemNorthNet and former Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies at Mount St. Vincent University, speaks about the connections between feminist perspective and disability studies and the importance of inclusive practices in research.

Leah Levac, FemNorthNet researcher and Professor at the University of Guelph, speaks about developing a Community Vitality Index with the women of Happy Valley - Goose Bay.
September 14, 2015
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 4) This newsletter features updates on FemNorthNet member publications and links to new resources, including videos!
July 28, 2015
Why is Community-based Research Relevant to Feminism? FemNorthNet Panel FemNorthNet members Jane Stinson, Deborah Stienstra, and Leah Levac participated in a panel at the University of Ottawa that explored how the community-based research work they do is connected to and informed by feminist ideology. Jane speaks about the evolution of the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women and contemporary issues facing feminist organizations in Canada. Deborah speaks about how disAbility theory, inclusive practice, and feminism have informed her work with FemNorthNet. And Leah shares insights into the process of developing a community vitality index with the women of Happy Valley - Goose Bay as a means of amplifying their voices in the community.
June 21, 2015
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 3) This newsletter highlights FemNorthNet's work that focuses on or includes analysis of Aboriginal women's issues and resources developed as part of their community empowerment activities.
April 23, 2015
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 2) Read about our new website and forthcoming videos and reports. Includes updates from our community partners. Featuring ALBERTA IN FOCUS - analysis of economic restructuring in Alberta.
January 23, 2015
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 1) This newsletter features a story on FNN researcher Caroline Andrew, an overview of forthcoming releases, community updates, and upcoming events related to FemNorthNet's work.
December 23, 2014
FemNorthNet Holiday Mailout - December 2014 This newsletter is chock full of great videos, stories, and reports about life in the North.
November 27, 2014
FemNorthNet Newsletter (Volume 3, Issue 4) This newsletter features information about our latest releases, UN Orange Action Days, International Women's Day events in Labrador West, and updates from our community partners.
June 30, 2014
Interview with Northern Leader, Liz Sousa Liz Sousa, Project Manager for the Northern Manitoba Sector Council, talks about the importance of engaging in debate, facing your fears, and figuring out where your passion lies to become a northern woman leader
June 27, 2014
Interview with Northern Leader, Charlotte Lessard An advocate for the rights and needs of Francophone women in Lab West, Charlotte Lessard talks about becoming Director of Femmes Francophones de l’Ouest du Labrador and the challenges and rewards of being a woman leader in the North.
June 27, 2014
Feminist Intersectional Policy Analysis: Resource Development and Extraction –  Maritime Link An analysis of the Maritime Link Project between Labrador and Nova Scotia using FemNorthNet's Resource Development and Extraction Framework (see below). This document considers the costs and benefits of the Maritime Link and then explores who was included in discussions about and planning for the project and whether or not social justice was realized through this process.
June 27, 2014
Feminist Intersectional Policy Analysis: Resource Development and Extraction Framework A framework on how to apply intersectional policy analysis to resource development and extraction projects, this tool provides a base from which academics, students, and organizations can begin to explore the impacts of resource development and extraction on communities using an intersectional lens. Includes:
An explanation of what intersectional feminist policy analysis is, and how it can be applied to resource development and extraction projects
Step-by-step instructions for doing your own analysis, including key questions to explore, ways to share what you learn
June 25, 2014
Interview with Northern Leader, Noreen Careen “...it’s about being very inclusive, recognizing where women are and being willing to meet them” – Noreen Careen, Director of the Status of Women Centre in Labrador West reflects on being a woman leader in the North
June 23, 2014
Interview with Northern Leader, Mernie Kelly (audio only) “You can’t always sit behind a desk and watch everyone else do things” – Mernie Kelly, Executive Director of Hope Haven Women’s Shelter, talks about what it takes to build a successful women’s program in Labrador West
June 20, 2014
Interview with the Happy Valley - Goose Bay Creative Action Researchers (DENÉ) “...now with the FemNorthNet, it seems like women are finally having a voice” – Community Action Researchers from Happy Valley – Goose Bay reflect on what they’ve learned about women’s leadership in their community.
June 20, 2014
Interview with the Happy Valley - Goose Bay Creative Action Researchers “...now with the FemNorthNet, it seems like women are finally having a voice” – Community Action Researchers from Happy Valley – Goose Bay reflect on what they’ve learned about women’s leadership in their community.
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