Our Current Initiatives

The IBA Community Toolkit

The IBA Community Toolkit is a free resource for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities in Canada considering impact and benefit agreements, specifically those with mining companies.


Northern Policy Hackathons

Northern Policy Hackathons are events that bring together northerners to discuss policy issues and create tangible, actionable solutions.


Understanding Our Treaties

The Understanding Our Treaties Initiative brings together emerging Indigenous leaders to learn from experts about modern treaties. In collaboration with its partners, The Gordon Foundation developed the Understanding Our Treaties website as an online resource to support and expand the in-person Treaty Simulation model. Through interactive experiences, this resource will help you learn about treaties in Canada and understand the important impact that treaties have on your life.


Treaty Negotiation & Implementation Simulations

Treaty Simulations allow participants to experience what it is like to negotiate and implement treaties first hand, while learning from treaty experts and making new connections.



DataStream is a powerful online platform for sharing information about freshwater health.

Jase Glassco Northern Fellowship

Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship

Building a strong North, benefiting all northerners. The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship is a policy and leadership development program recognizing leadership potential among young northern Canadians eager to address policy challenges facing the North.