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Response to the June 2023 Hate Acts at the University of Waterloo Campus

Posted by Tamarack Institute on August 17, 2023

This blog post from Rochelle Ignacio, Danya Pastuszek, Liz Weaver, Nation Cheong and Ana Gonzalez Guerrero offers a response to the gender-based hate violence that occurred on the University of Waterloo campus in June 2023. Special thanks to Antoinette Brind'Amour, who offered valuable insight on earlier drafts of this post.

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From Stable to Unstable: Shannon’s Story of Deepening Poverty

Posted by Maureen Owens on August 9, 2023

Every person has a story.  In this blog co-written by Tamarack's Maureen Owens along with Shannon Lee Marion, read Shannon's personal story of poverty, struggles with rental hikes in Canada, and discover how you can both help and stay informed. 

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The Impact of the Words We Use

Posted by Mike Des Jardins on August 8, 2023

This blog post offers the author's reflections after attending McMaster University Co-Design Hub's “Words Matter: Reflections on Language about Equity, Vulnerability and Lived Experience” panel discussion in January 2023.

This resource is also available in French. Click here to access the French version.

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Planting the Seeds of the Future: Exploring Biocultural Diversity for Sustainability

Posted by Rochelle Ignacio on July 1, 2023

An introspection of my experience in learning how plants serve as a cultural tool of learning 

Photo: A monarch butterfly lands on a Blue Vervain flower


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Tamarack’s Actions in 2022 Around National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted by Tamarack Institute on May 1, 2023


Truth and Reconciliation is a critical process in Canada that seeks to redress the historical and ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples.

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Participate in our EDIJR journey with us!

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 5, 2023


Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Justice and Reconciliation Member Engagement 

We would like to thank everyone who submitted a response and offered feedback on the equity, diversity, inclusion, justice, and reconciliation (EDIJR) Request for Proposal which closed on February 28, 2023. We received 25 submissions for which our team is currently finalizing a review and will be scheduling follow-up meetings with our shortlisted submissions over the next two weeks. 

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