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Measurement Month: Let's Get it Together

February 1, 2022 - Surveys, surveys, everywhere. If you live and work in Northern Ontario, you no doubt have been targeted by a survey. Likely more than one. You may even receive a few on the same day. The reason for that is simple.

You had me at “Public Policy”

When it comes to Experience North, you can’t blink —the four months always seem to fly by in an instant. However, like each Experience North cohort, their time here at NPI is jam-packed. From research and writing to getting out in the community, the Experience North placements are very busy.  

Experience North 2021 Summer Wrap up Blog

One of the questions we hear during interviews is what the day to day is like at NPI. Well, as we like to say: “It depends.” This summer was certainly no exception and our summer placements pushed forward on all sorts of policy, communications, and finance projects. As always, we’re incredibly proud of what these young professionals bring to the team and the Institute as a whole is better for it.

Taking to the Skies: Vaccination Delivery in the Far North

June 2, 2021 - When the vaccine rollout began in Ontario, this brought up the age-old issue of accessibility in Northern Ontario. This was especially concerning for remote Far North communities with limited transportation options such as a winter road or air. However, as Operation Remote Immunity has shown, getting vaccines into the arms of FNMI is not impossible.