New members join RICTA

May 2005- Four new members have joined RICTA, bringing the current membership to more than 40. RICTA now has three categories of membership: open members are those interested in receiving and disseminating RICTA info and furthering its aims and objectives, research members will join collaborative research groups; and coordinating members will be responsible for RICTA governance. Check out the links at the left of this page for more information about RICTA members and joining RICTA.

RICTA video is online

April 2005 - A six-minute, informative video about RICTA and its founding meeting is now available for viewing online. The video, produced by Cal Kenny of Knet, features images of RICTA's visit to Deer Lake First Nation and the meeting in Balmertown as well as interviews with four RICTA members. To view the video online, follow the link from the RICTA meeting webpage, here.

C-Band Public Benefit Report: KO Case Study

April 2005 - Industry Canada contracted the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Research Institute (KORI) to document the socio-economic impacts of the C-Band Public Benefit on the satellite-served First Nations communities in Canada's near north. To see the full case study, click here.

RICTA meeting report available

April 2005 - The report of the founding RICTA meeting in March is now available on the RICTA website. This report includes not only the meeting minutes but also the meeting evaluation and the biographies of RICTA members. RICTA is currently reflecting on the meeting to learn how it can keep the momentum moving forward. Click here to go to the meeting page and download a copy of the meeting report.

RICTA Tours Deer Lake First Nation

RICTA meeting a success

RICTA 2005 meeting - join us

RICTA members attend SSHRC Knowledge Project in Ottawa (Feb 16-18, 2005)

Keewaytinook Okimakanak (KO) invites RICTA to Balmertown

RICTA development begins