Mary Simon

Boosting Inuit education: ITK’s plan for the next 40 years

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Education, Inuit

“The reality is that three-quarters of our children are not graduating from high school… and many of those who do, realize their skills do not compare with non-Inuit counterparts,” said ITK president Mary Simon at the report’s Ottawa launch. “It … Continue reading

More programs, intervention needed to stem violence: ITK

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Inuit

More community-based mental health programs are needed in all Inuit communities, Mary Simon, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami said June 9 in a statement released two days after four members of an Iqaluit family were found dead in a suspected … Continue reading

For the next generation of Inuit, hope lies in education

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

Mary Simon asks “How can we renew confidence and hope for the future in our Inuit youth?”
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