The report highlights the changing structure of the labour force over the past decade while profiling the labour force in more detail at the time of the 2001 Census. A brief analysis of what is driving demographic trends in the province and the implications for the forest industry is also included.
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC)
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"This report provides a summary of the baseline information for a variety of indicators measuring economic development progress in Aboriginal communities in Atlantic Canada. Progress is reported primarily for the reference period 2001 to 2006. The input of Aboriginal experts (including Aboriginal community members) in focus groups and working group settings was used to identify and select a range of possible indicators that are potentially useful to Aboriginal communities, and to provide an interpretation of the data for those indicators."
"The Transition Year Programme (TYP) at Dalhousie University is designed to increase the successful participation of First Nations and African Canadian students in university studies. This paper provides some general information about the TYP, its genesis, current structure, and some of the challenges faced by students, then focuses on the evolution of one component of the Programme, a course entitled Strategies for University Learning.
"If you are Inuk and a beneficiary of an Inuit land claim agreement, we will ask your permission for data sharing during the survey. This data sharing agreement would allow Statistics Canada to share your anonymous answers with one of the following organizations: Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Makivik Corporation, and the Nunatsiavut Government."
"The Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) is a national survey of First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit living in Canada. The 2012 APS is a thematic survey with a focus on education and employment. Similar to previous cycles, the survey will also collect important information concerning health, language, housing and mobility."
"The Sectoral Initiatives Program funds partnership-based projects that are national in scope and/or nationally significant and that support the development of labour market information, national occupational standards and certification/accreditation regimes, to address skills shortages in strategic sectors of Canada’s economy."