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COVID-19 Magnifies Socio-Economic Challenges Facing Atlantic Indigenous Communities and Businesses [Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, APEC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2020

The serious economic effects caused by COVID-19 are a key concern for Atlantic Indigenous businesses and communities because of pre-existing risks, vulnerabilities and challenges.

In this Briefing Note, APEC examines community economic and financial risks, Indigenous business risks, community and individual socio-economic vulnerabilities, and community health risks.

The concept and measurement of social wellbeing: The case of Canadian Native Indians [International Journal of Social Economics]

Publisher: 
International Journal of Social Economics
Year of publication: 
1997

"Undertakes a historico-theoretical study to outline the constitutional and developmental predicament of the Native Indian people in Canada against the hegemonic models instituted by the Federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Analyses a factual survey done by Statistics Canada to highlight the various kinds of socio-economic problems being faced by Native Indians and to point out the prospects before them. Recommends an ecological alternative in the light of the new land rights being signed between the Federal Government and the Native Indians in Canada.

Introduction to Business and Management [Captus Press]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Captus Press

"To survive and prosper in today's business world requires an understanding of the broader issues that organizations face - the social, political and economic environment within which they operate. The fundamental aim of this course is to help you better understand the nature of organizations, how they are managed, and how they must deal with challenging, contemporary issues.

Native Women and Micro-Enterprise [Canadian Woman Studies]

Publisher: 
Canadian Woman Studies
Year of publication: 
1994

"Where does female entrepreneurship fit into Canada and its attendant economic environment today? In particular, how do Aboriginal women fare in entrepreneurship, especially at the micro level? What economic and social effects does the work preformed by these women have on themselves and on their communities?"

The Social Economy of Canada's Aboriginal North [Northern Review]

Publisher: 
Northern Review
Year of publication: 
2009

"This paper explores the complex social, economic, and political interplay that takes place between subsistence and wage economies, sharing and reciprocity, and regulatory regimes that now mediate Aboriginal community access to wildlife resources. By focusing on subsistence, with its equally important social and economic attributes, this article argues that the harvesting, processing, and distribution of wild foods and resources continues to be a central component of Canada's northern social economy.

Section 6: Environmental Assessment Basics [Native Women's Association of Canada, NWAC]

Publisher: 
Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

"An Environmental Assessment (EA) is a process used to identify and mitigate the environmental effects a project may have on the environment before the project is carried out. It can also be referred to as Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)."

Section 2: Getting Started - Cultural Context: The History of Aboriginal Women in Canada [Native Women's Association of Canada, NWAC]

Publisher: 
Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

"Today women are reasserting themselves. Much of the power women once held in their communities has been lost. While the residential schools are closed and the Indian Act amended, there are still many lingering effects of assimilationist policies. But there is hope. Women are regaining their roles as caretakers, leaders, and nurturers of their communities; they can find their voices once again. It is the aim of this Toolkit to empower Aboriginal women to have a voice in environmental decision-making that affect their communities now and for the next seven generations."

Background Paper: Canada - Aboriginal Peoples Roundtable - Economic Opportunities Sectoral Session [Native Women's Association of Canada, NWAC]

Publisher: 
Native Women's Association of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

"Canadian Aboriginal women share this global experience of discrimination and violations of their fundamental rights, as evidenced by the high levels of violence against Aboriginal women, inadequate housing and income, and the low levels of employment, education, entrepreneurship and overall economic advancement. They rely more heavily on social assistance and are more likely to head up a single parent family than their male counterparts. Aboriginal women face socio- economic challenges unlike those faced by any other woman in the country."

Aboriginal Solutions Toward Stimulating Canada’s Economy [Native Women's Association of Canada, NWAC]

Publisher: 
Native Women's Association of Canada
Year of publication: 
2009

"The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) appreciates the invitation extended to National Aboriginal Organization leaders to meet with the Prime Minister and Premiers prior to this First Minister’s Meeting, and to focus this meeting on Aboriginal issues. NWAC has worked for over 34 years to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of Aboriginal women in Canada.

An Economic Analysis of Lobster Fishing Enterprises In Lobster Fishing Areas (LFA) 25 & 26A of the Northumberland Strait [Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Year of publication: 
2006

"From the detailed information provided by fishers during the preparation of this report it is clear that those fishers who provided the data requested face considerable financial challenges."

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