Category: General



Report on Activities - September 2018

On September 18, the NCC Board of Directors met to discuss recent and upcoming projects. Here are some of the highlights presented in my Report on Activities.

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Six Indigenous engagement: Success stories in Canada’s Capital

A little over nine years ago, the NCC made a big leap in terms of Indigenous engagement when I was hired on as the first Aboriginal liaison officer. At the time, I believe the NCC was the only Crown corporation to have a person dedicated to engaging Aboriginal groups in the region, particularly the Anishinabe Algonquin First Nation communities. In time, I also took on the role of resident Indigenous elder.

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7 spots for a lunch break picnic

As our hot summer days become numbered, many of us are looking for opportunities to spend a little more time outdoors. Why not leave your air-conditioned office behind for the lunch hour and have a picnic? Here are our top spots for a lunch break picnic.

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My Summer Experience: Bringing a Turtle That Was Almost Roadkill Back to Life

Every time I mention my work conducting road mortality surveys to family or friends, they always ask me, “So, what do you do, walk around and look for dead stuff?” This, in reality, isn’t far off. But the job comes with the rewards of a bright moment.

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