Working with Northern Policy Institute/ Institut des politiques du Nord
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Working with Northern Policy Institute/ Institut des politiques du Nord

30 October 2023


Marie - Sault College (TBC) - Thunder Bay - Lakehead University Our First Decade • Go to Think Tank on (and in) Northern Ontario • Over 50 active annual partnerships – data access, data requests, data analysis, training, public education, opportunities for youth • Tools for Communities –, ConnectNORTH, Data 101, Northern Ontario Data Consortium, Northern Analyst Collective. [...] Looking for more partners to help cover program costs • partners commit to 3-year contribution from $1250 to $5000 per year Shared Cost Tools Good decision makers aspire to make evidence-based decisions. [...] In many cases, however, they lack the skills and experience to find the data they need or to put it to the most effective use. [...] • Training Sessions – Data & Data Tools 101 • Trends Impacting You – Community Presentations Northern Policy Institute is consortium lead for access to statistical data in Northern Ontario through the Community Data Program. [...] Shared Cost Tools • Membership group • municipalities, charities, chambers, and others • Merging our collective resources • The smallest municipality or local charity can access high-end skills • The expert’s salary and benefits are covered in part by NPI/IPN and our sponsors • And, in part, through the membership fees paid by participating organizations • The end result is members are able to sec.

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