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    Your actions are so important to healing and understanding: A message from the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs

    As we near the end of Indigenous History Month, many in the Maritimes and N.L. are planning alternative approaches to observing July 1.  The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs have compiled specific steps for self-education, reflection, and action in this infographic: “Supporting Residential School Survivors and Indigenous People: What can YOU do?”

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    Indigenous History Month: A message from Andrealisa Belzer and Vanessa Nevin

    Dear CES NS members and blog subscribers, Although Indigenous History Month is usually an invitation for all Canadians to celebrate, this June has begun with mourning and nationwide calls to end genocide in Canada, both of which are echoed within the newly released MMIWG action plan. As president of CES Nova Scotia, Andrealisa is honored to coauthor this blog post with Vanessa Nevin of Sipekne’katik First Nation.  Vanessa is Director of Health at the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs.  She chairs the Atlantic Indigenous Evaluation Stewardship Circle, which is a community of practice to support Indigenous-led evaluation, and is a founding member the nascent Canadian Hub of the Blue Marble Evaluation Network. In the spirit of gratitude for CES members and…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    IPDET Evaluation Seminar with Dr. Stefanie Krapp – October 21st

    Update (October 22, 2020): The slides from this event are now available below. The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) is a globally recognized and respected player in advanced training in the field of evaluation. They provide executive training for decision makers, managers and practitioners who commission, manage and evaluate policies, programs and projects. Under their evaluation capacity development approach, they provide diversified training and development for audiences from different organizations and sectors who play different roles in the evaluation process. IPDET works with experts who specialize in different approaches to evaluation, such as Blue Marble, participatory, gender responsive and culturally responsive evaluation.  Dr. Stefanie Krapp is Head of…

  • Contracts & Jobs

    Event Coordinator – Request for Proposals

    EVENT COORDINATOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CES-NS Chapter is hosting the 2019 CES conference from Sunday May 26th to Thursday May 29th at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. Organizational Information One of the major activities of the CES is its Annual Conference. This provides a forum for the discussion of major theoretical, philosophical, and practical issues in evaluation. At the CES Halifax 2019 conference we will engage in the collective exploration of what it means to value differences of all kinds in the profession and practice of evaluation. The Opportunity CES-NS is seeking Conference Planning & Coordination support in this initiative. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating all logistics…

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    Employment Opportunity: Between the Bridges Collective Impact Evaluation and Research Lead

    Between the Bridges Collective Impact Research & Evaluation Lead Title:  Between the Bridges – Collective Impact Evaluation and Research Lead Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Structure: Open to individuals, consultants, organizations Starting Date:  As soon as possible and no later than August 1, 2018 Background The community of Dartmouth North, the Province of Nova Scotia, United Way Halifax and a growing number of residents, community based organizations, departments of government, and businesses are Working Together to Break the Cycle; a cycle of many “root causes” that contribute to poverty and have limited the possibilities for multiple generations of people who live in Dartmouth North. Residents and community have fondly named this initiative Between…