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Success stories


Solve the research challenges that your Indigenous organization is having, leverage your funding, and receive one-to-one support from Mitacs.


As an Indigenous student, you can develop your career through new research connections, real job experience, and professional skills training. Funding is available for all disciplines.


Build research partnerships while funding your students and postdocs. Apply any time for help with funding.


Let's highlight some success stories

A community-based approach to managing impacts in northwest BC

Simon Fraser University students collaborated with the Metlakatla Stewardship Society on a management program that equips the Metlakatla First Nation to make well-informed decisions on the cumulative effects of resource exploration within their territory.

App helps translate stories in multiple Indigenous languages

Researchers based at the University of British Columbia are working with Indigenous partners to create an app to help translate children’s stories published on global sites into Indigenous languages of Mexico.

CO-Away: a digital tool to help northern communities address COVID-19

University of Regina researchers have teamed up with residents of Île-à-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan, on a platform to support enduring solutions to the COVID-19 crisis. The initiative has the potential to expand beyond the region and address other challenges.

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“Education got us into this mess and education will get us out of this mess”

-  Senator Murray Sinclair

Mitacs agrees with Senator Murray Sinclair that, “education is the key to reconciliation.”

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Candice Loring

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Candice Loring is a proud member of the Gitwangak Band from the Gitxsan Nation. Candice is passionate about economic development in Indigenous communities, which led her to pursue a degree in business management with a minor in psychology from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Drawing on her extensive experience working in the financial industry, Candice now applies her business expertise as a Director of Business Development and Indigenous Community Engagement with Mitacs. Candice’s greatest accomplishment is raising her two boys, Jonah and Caleb.

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