WALKING TOUR and COMMUNITY UPDATE: People, Places, Policies, Prospects: Affordable Rental Housing for Those in Greatest Need

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 Multipurpose Room, Station 20 West. Click here for more information.


Basic Income: Calculating The Cost Savings and Downstream Benefits

Report Launch and Panel Discussion

April 28 at Station 20 West. Click here for more information.


SASS Report Launch and Panel Discussion

January 24 at Station 20 West. Click here for more information.

January 24 at U of S. Click here for more information.



Gender Justice

Exploring The Associations Between Poverty, Poor Oral Health, and Quality of Life in Saskatoon.

For details, see poster here

Basic Income & the 12 Bold Ideas Webinar/Community Dialogue

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How Can Canada’s New Official Poverty Line Serve the Needs of our Community?

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Dr. Suresh S. Kalagnanam, Associate professor, Edwards School of Business, CUISR Research Associate
Anh Pham, CUISR research assistant
Dr. Isobel M. Findlay, Professor emerita, Edwards School of Business, CUISR University Co-Director
Shan Landry, Prairie Hospice Society Board Member
WebEx platform
Friday, November 27, 2020, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
To register and receive the webinar link (deadline noon, November 25),
please contact Joanne Hritzuk, CUISR Administrative Coordinator, by email:
We gratefully acknowledge funding by Prairie Hospice Society
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Report Launch


Dr. Suresh S. Kalagnanam
Associate professor, Edwards School of Business, CUISR Research Associate

Dr. Isobel M. Findlay
Professor emerita, Edwards School of Business,  CUISR University Co-Director

Boardroom, Station 20 West
1120 20th Street West

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
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Maximizing the Potential of Urban Aboriginal Students: A Study of Facilitators and Inhibitors within Postsecondary Learning Environments

Dr. Marie Battiste, Dr. Isobel M. Findlay, Dr. Joe Garcea, Jania Chilima, and Ryan Jimmy

Please join us to learn about and discuss our study findings and what they mean for

  • Urban Aboriginal Students
  • Postsecondary Institutions

Friday, October 26, 2018

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Station 20 West Multi-Purpose Room

1120 20 St West



For more information, contact CUISR at 306-966- 2121 or cuisr.oncampus@usask.ca


Everyone Counts: Mobilizing Knowledges for the 2018 Saskatoon Point-in-Time Homelessness Count

On April 18, 2018, a huge community effort combined in Saskatoon’s fourth Point-in-Time (PIT) Homelessness Count, its first in the national coordinated count. Knowledge mobilization before, during, and after the count ensured that everyone counts in preventing and ending homelessness.

Cultural Policy Conference

Co-hosted on May 12, 2016, by the Community-University Institute for Social Research and the Coalition for Cultural Diversity, the conference  THE GOVERNANCE OF CULTURAL POLICY FOR THE DIVERSITY OF CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS / LA GOUVERNANCE DE LA POLITIQUE CULTURELLE POUR LA DIVERSITÉ DES EXPRESSIONS CULTURELLES was also generously supported by these sponsors: The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and Canada Council for the Arts, the Quebec Secretariat of Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs, and the Humanities Research Unit, University of Saskatchewan.

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Quality of Life - Towards Sustainable Community Futures

With the generous support of conference sponsors—the University of Saskatchewan the Vice-President Advancement and Community Engagement; the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement; the Office of the Vice-President Research; College of Arts and Science, Division of Social Sciences and Division of Humanities and Fine Arts; Humanities Research Unit; Edwards School of Business; the University Conference Fund; St. Thomas More College; Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies; Prairie Research Centre, Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network; United Way of Saskatoon and Area; Affinity Credit Union; and the City of Saskatoon. CUISR hosted in May 2014  the national conference Quality of Life: Towards Sustainable Community Futures.

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CUISR designed and hosted CUExpo for the first time in 2003. C2UExpo is now a national institution and has been hosted most recently at Simon Fraser University, 2017, on the theme For the Common Good.  C2UExpo 2020 will be hosted by NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on the theme of Culture, Place, and Resilience.

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