Jamie Jackman

Program Coordinator (Research Promotion & Outreach)

Labrador Institute of Memorial UniversityJamie Jackman
P. O. Box 490, Station B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0

Room 118
College of the North Atlantic, HV-GB Campus
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Tel: (709) 896-6211
Fax: (709) 896-2970

Email: jamie.jackman@mun.ca

BA, Anthropology, 2011, University of Prince Edward Island

Jamie Jackman is a Nunatsiavut Beneficiary who grew up between the communities of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Hopedale, Labrador. He studied Anthropology at the University of Prince Edward Island and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts. He then went on to work mainly with Indigenous organizations in areas related to community-based research, youth programming, food security, and more, including the Native Council of Prince Edward Island, Sivunivut Inuit Community Corporation, and the Labrador Friendship Centre.

Jamie’s interest lie mainly in food sovereignty, northern-based agriculture, and community engagement and development. In his current capacity as Program Coordinator for the Labrador Institute of Memorial University, he is working on the development of the proposed Pye Centre for Northern Boreal Food Systems, a collaborative research and education farm located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in central Labrador.

Jamie is the chairperson for the Community Food Hub Inc. which is an organization devoted to addressing issues of food security in the Lake Melville Region by implementing practical programs to increase access to fresh produce and by building local capacity. He is also a board member at Food First NL and was the coordinator for the Labrador Friendship Centre Community Food Bank for three years.

Jamie happens to also be a musician and recording artist active in the Province’s music scene with his folk-rock group, Silver Wolf Band, and is a current board member of the Eastern Labrador Arts Alliance.


Labrador Institute

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000