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January 28, 2013

APAC volunteer Russell Evans was profiled by Queens University for his continued leadership in multiple fields. From the Matachewan First Nation, he has completed his master’s degree, earned multiple scholarships, and volunteers for the betterment of the community. He is currently completing his PhD at Queens. To read more about this great role model visit here.

January 11, 2013

Urban Native Girl and APAC Advisor Lisa Charleyboy explores what is driving the Idle No More movement in her latest article in The Guardian writing, “I can feel a seismic shift happening among indigenous people in Canada – unlike anything I’ve ever seen before.” Read it here.

January 7, 2013

APAC president Gabrielle Scrimshaw appeared on CBC’ s The National. Contributing to the discussion about clarifying what the Idle No More movement means, Scrimshaw made it clear that she believes that indigenous people are an integral part of what makes Canada the country it is today. Watch the segment here.

CBC Metro Morning Interview: “Opportunities”

On April 24th, 2012 Gabrielle Scrimshaw was interviewed on CBC’s Metro Morning, Toronto’s #1 morning radio show. She discussed Chief Atleo’s speech on “The Economics of Reconciliation” and how the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada fits into the way forward.

Access the interview here.

CivicAction Volunteer Week Press Release “CivicAction volunteers lead way in building better city region”

On April 20th, 2012 CivicAction profiled the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada as an example of entrepreneural volunteerism. Through over 2000 volunteers hours, APAC was founded by a team of 2011 DiverseCity Fellows.

Access the interview here.

CBC Metro Morning Interview: “Adjusting to TO”

On October 31st, 2011 one of APAC’s co-founders was interviewed on CBC’s Metro Morning, Toronto’s #1 morning radio show.  During the interview Gabrielle Scrimshaw discusses how the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada came to life, what the organization aims to address and why APAC is a significant step in the right direction.
Access the interview here.