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Infographic: 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

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.

Untapped Potential: Social Enterprise as a Tool to Stimulate Economic Development and Drive Social Outcomes in Newfoundland & Labrador [The Canadian CED Network, CCED]

Publisher: 
Choices for Youth
Year of publication: 
2018

This white paper analyzes the current national social enterprise landscape and explores the opportunities and challenges in our provincial context. Sharing insights on the social and economic value of social enterprises through the analysis of policies, best practices and academic research from across the country offers key recommendations to build a thriving and social enterprise ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Regional Innovation Ecosystems, RIE [Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, ACOA]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Year of publication: 
2019

Funding under this program stream helps create, grow and develop strong and inclusive regional networks that support business growth and innovation. This will foster the entrepreneurial environment necessary for more innovative regional economies and increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

Educational status and its association with risk and protective factors for Aboriginal Youth in Alert Bay, British Columbia [Kimberly Ann van der Woerd]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada

“The purpose of this study was to determine how school and family connectedness were associated with delinquent and health promoting behaviors, and whether school attendance was associated with delinquency and health status for First Nations youth.”

Sprouts Day Camp: Promoting Education, Cultural Awareness and Healthy Lifestyles [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Using traditional Inuit practices to engage children in the learning of science, the Sprouts Day Camp in Iqaluit, Nunavut has been changing the lives of youths aged 7-15 for over 10 years. See how the Qikiqtani Inuit Association in partnership with Actua Canada promote education, cultural awareness and healthy lifestyles through this highly successful program.”

Piikani Nation Housing Authority: "We feel proud to be Piikani Again [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“The Piikani Nation is transforming the lives of its band members through its innovative five year comprehensive housing strategy. New homes are being built, older homes renovated, youth are learning skilled trades, and people are proud to live on the Piikani Nation reserve.”

Northern Youth Abroad: A Cross Cultural Work and Learning Experience [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Northern Youth Abroad is a program serving youth living in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, offering high school credits, travel, and work experience in southern Canada and abroad. See how Northern Youth Abroad inspires youth.”

Hand-in-Hand: A Review of First Nations Child Welfare in New Brunswick [Bernard Richard]

Publisher: 
Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
Year of publication: 
2010

“This report gives voice to the concerns expressed by First Nations youth, their families, community leaders and service providers. The report’s many recommendations are aimed at all levels of government: federal, provincial and First Nations. Beyond that, the report asks all New Brunswickers, First Nations and non-Aboriginal alike, to work together to achieve equal opportunity for all.”

What Explains the Educational Attainment Gap between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Youth? [Marc Frenette]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Social Research and Demonstration Corporation
Year of publication: 
2011

“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 second of two by the same author investigating the issue in detail.”

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