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Atlantic Indigenous Labour Market Initiative: Preparing Today’s Youth for Future Employment [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Group ATN Consulting Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Workforce talent recruitment and retention is one of the most urgent issues facing the Atlantic region. In the next decade, the Canadian economy is expected to offer significant opportunities for employment. Those opportunities reflect both Canada’s emergence as a knowledge economy and the impact of retirement from the workforce of the baby boomer generation. An expectation exists that future demand for a skilled labour force will be serviced, in part, by an increasing Indigenous workforce.

THE ABORIGINAL LABOUR MARKET IN ATLANTIC CANADA [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Group ATN Consulting Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Infographic from the 2019 Report: Atlantic Indigenous Labour Market Initiative: Preparing Today’s Youth for Future Employment

Labour Shortage: Here to Stay, Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond [Business Development Bank of Canada, BDC]

Publisher: 
Business Development Bank of Canada
Year of publication: 
2018

Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond

Almost 40% of Canadian entrepreneurs are already having difficulty finding the workers they need. And there’s no relief in sight for at least a decade.

As a result, some companies are unable to fill customer orders or even have to refuse them. Quality is suffering and competitiveness is declining.

BDC surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how a worker shortage is impacting their business. We found affected firms are 65% more likely to be low-growth businesses.

Aboriginal women lead the way in Canada’s labour markets [Tavia Grant]

Author: 
Publisher: 
The Globe and Mail
Year of publication: 
2015

“Aboriginal women are “leading the way in labour markets,” according to a recent Toronto-Dominion Bank paper that finds they have seen the “largest bounce back” in employment since the 2008-2009 recession, compared with aboriginal men and the non-aboriginal population.”

Aboriginal Youth, Education, and Labour Market Outcomes [Jeremy Hull]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.
Year of publication: 
2013

“Recently, there have been many concerns raised in Canada about labour market shortages and the aging of the labour force. Various potential solutions to these problems have been discussed, including reliance on immigration and retaining older workers in the work force. Within this discussion little attention has been paid to another potential resource—the Aboriginal population. Compared to the general Canadian population, the Aboriginal population is young and growing, and it has the potential to partially meet some of the emerging labour market.

Working Towards Parity: Recommendations of the Aboriginal Human Capital Strategies Initiative [Ben Brunnen]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Canada West Foundation
Year of publication: 
2004

“‘Working Towards Parity’ is the third and final installment of Canada West’s Aboriginal Human Capital Strategies Initiative (AHCSI), a one-year research initiative designed to communicate the importance of Aboriginal human capital to the western Canadian economy, to increase the availability and quality of information regarding the labour market realities facing Aboriginal Canadians in the West, and to identify successful strategies for improving Aboriginal labour market outcomes.”

The Potential Contribution of Aboriginal Canadians to Labour Force, Employment, Productivity and Output Growth in Canada, 2001-2017 [Andrew Sharpe, Jean-Francois Arsenault and Simon Lapointe]

Publisher: 
Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Year of publication: 
2007

“The report is divided into seven main sections. After a brief discussion of the motivation for and the methodology of the report, the second section reviews the importance of education for an improvement in labour market outcomes, income and other social indicators. The next section draws a portrait of the Aboriginal population, and of the possible improvements they need to achieve to reach the level of the non-Aboriginal population.

Are the Labour Market Benefits to Schooling Different for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal People [Marc Frenette]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network
Year of publication: 
2011

“It is well documented that Aboriginal people generally have lower levels of educational attainment than other groups in Canada, but little is known about the reasons behind this gap. This study is the first of two by the same author investigating the issue in detail.”

Prosperity through Partnerships: Framing the Future of Aboriginal Economic Participation [Public Policy Forum]

Publisher: 
Public Policy Forum
Year of publication: 
2009

"To bring together industry leaders and Aboriginal organizations to share best practices in partnership building and promote further engagement from both communities, the Public Policy Forum organized a national workshop at The Westin in Ottawa on June 4, 2009, with a private reception the evening before.

Aboriginal Participation in Major Resource Development Opportunities [Public Policy Forum]

Publisher: 
Public Policy Forum
Year of publication: 
2012

"This national roundtable series convened leaders from Canada’s natural resources sector, Aboriginal communities and the public sector. The themes and issues discussed are summarized in the attached documents. A number of key themes were reflected in the dialogue, including: Labour Market Development; Community Readiness; Financing and Financial Literacy; Partnerships and Collaboration; Measurements of Success; Best Practices and Case Studies."

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