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

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
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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.

Digging Beneath the Surface of Aboriginal Labour Market Development: Analyzing Policy Discourse in the Context of Northern Alberta's Oil Sands [Aboriginal Policy Studies, APS]

Aboriginal Policy Studies (APS)
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"This paper provides an analysis of policy discourse as it concerns Indigenous labour market development in Northern Alberta. In the process, the authors unearth the manner in which current federal and provincial government policy obscures a long history of attempted colonial domination with respect to Indigenous peoples in Canada more generally. Typically, economic booms are spoken of as an opportunity to democratize labour opportunities, through the discourse of “partnership” and “social inclusion” in particular.

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

International Journal of Social Economics
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"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]

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]

Canadian Woman Studies
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"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 Challenges of Aboriginal Economic Development in the Shadow of the Borg [Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, JAED]

Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development (JAED)
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"There has been a great deal of development and change in Aboriginal communities since 1966, the year the Hawthorn Report was released. The Hawthorn Report examined about 17 different Indian communities across the country and documented their social and economic conditions in the early 1960s. The report lays out contemporary social thinking about how these communities ought to be developed and what strategies the Government of Canada ought to follow. The report's main idea is to treat Indians as citizens plus.

Corporate Social Responsibility [Canada Business Network]

Government of Canada
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