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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.

Case Studies in Effective Indigenous Skills Development [Northern Policy Institute, NPI]

Publisher: 
Northern Policy Institute
Year of publication: 
2018

In 2017, Northern Policy Institute (NPI) worked with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)to undertake a study on Indigenous employment and skills strategies in Canada. One training agency, Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS), located in Thunder Bay, Ontario and one Tribal Council, Mawiw, located in Fredericton, New Brunswick were selected as case studies. Through these interviews, strategies for skills development, job creation, and overcoming barriers for success were discussed.

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.

Small Town P.R. Playbook [Northern Development Initiative Trust]

Publisher: 
Northern Development Initiative Trust
Year of publication: 
2016

The Small Town P.R. Playbook is a fun, accessible tool that has been specifically designed for local government and First nations community administrators who aren’t professional communicators, but are faced with these issues and challenges every day. The Playbook showcases the innovative work underway in small communities across British Columbia.

Webinar: First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA) [Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, INAC]

Publisher: 
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Year of publication: 
2014

This act requires First Nations to prepare annual audited consolidated financial statements and schedules of remuneration and expenses paid to Chief and Council. Again this is not a new requirement, it's something that is part of the funding agreements that First Nations have with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. This particular Act, is intended to provide the transparency between First Nations Citizens and their leaders and to shift the accountability bargain from First Nations to the Government of Canada more to First Nations being accountable to the people they serve.

Beyond Transfers: A New Fiscal Relationship [Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2018

The following videos are part of the #BeyondTransfers series and debuted at the 2018 National Meeting.

“Fiscal power allows us to do what works for us.” -Tulo Centre Chair, Chief Michael LeBourdais.

Fiscal power provides decision making power, financial security and autonomy as a government and community. When a community has fiscal power, they can contribute towards service jurisdictions such as education, health, land management and other local services. It’s the foundation of the jurisdiction based fiscal relationship.

Webinar: The Role of a Tax Administrator [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Webinar: The Role of a Tax Administrator
5th Apr 2019 | by: FNTC

In this brief webinar, Instructor Deanna Honeyman reviews the role, responsibilities, relevant processes and available resources to tax administrators. Honeyman has worked with the Tzeachten First Nation, located in the Fraser Valley of B.C., for 10 years, currently serving as its Lands and Property Taxation Manager.

Research Involving First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada [Panel on Research Ethics]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2010

During this 90-minute webinar, Dr. John M.H. Kelly, Co-Director of the Centre for Indigenous Research, Culture, Language and Education (CIRCLE) at Carleton University, and Laura-Lee Balkwill, Policy Analyst, Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research, will focus on key issues in TCPS 2 Chapter 9 including community engagement, complex authority structures, capacity building and research agreements.

First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative Webinar [The Canadian CED Network, CCED]

Publisher: 
Community Economic Development Initiative
Year of publication: 
2018

The First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI), funded by Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, is a joint initiative between Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that is designed to improve the relationships and enhance the capacity of participating First Nations and municipalities to engage in joint community economic development planning and initiatives. This webinar provides an overview of the CEDI program and the Stronger Together Toolkit.

PODCAST: ALLIANCE FOR RENEWING INDIGENOUS ECONOMIES [Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economies]

Publisher: 
Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics
Year of publication: 
2017

Indigenous Jurisdiction

In the past year, the Tulo Centre has been working with the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury. Recently a delegation came from New Zealand to meet with the Tulo Centre to discuss the formalization of a working relationship between the two research centres. The Tulo Centre is pleased to bring you this conversation where Manny Jules, Te Maire Tau, Darren Russell and Rinito Davis discuss the creation of the Alliance for Renewing Indigenous Economies and the concept of Indigenous jurisdiction.

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