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A Profile of Businesses in Indigenous Communities in Canada [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

In 2017, there were nearly 19,000 businesses located in Indigenous communities (approximately 17,000 in First Nations communities and 2,000 in Inuit communities). Combined, these businesses generated just over $10 billion in total revenue and $0.4 billion in profits in the reference year of this study.

Regional Clustering Model for Aboriginal Women [Women’s Economic Council, WEC]

Publisher: 
Women's Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2011

This report identifies a Cluster Model as a framework for successfully engaging, supporting and
guiding Aboriginal women and other marginalized women towards self-employment and/or leading and
participating in business enterprises.

Aboriginal Liaison Program [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

The Aboriginal Liaison Program serves as a bridge between Statistics Canada and First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities and Aboriginal organizations.

Program Objectives:

Map Viewer: Distribution of the Aboriginal Population, Census 2016 [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

Explore the distribution of the population with Aboriginal identity across Canada in 2016 using the Census Program Data Viewer.

Aboriginal Community Economic Development [Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, NVIT]

Publisher: 
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Year of publication: 
2019

“The Aboriginal Community Economic Development program provides a first year certificate with an option of taking a second year diploma.”

Can non-market valuation measure indigenous knowledge? [Shaun Awatere]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Shaun Awatere

“This paper investigates the potential of non-market valuation tools such as contingent valuation, to value Matauranga Maori.”

The State of Urban Aboriginal Communities: Final Draft [Kevin FitzMaurice]

Publisher: 
Kevin FitzMaurice
Year of publication: 
2012

“This paper provides a broad overview of some of the key characteristics of urban Aboriginal community development in Canada.”

Sorting, Peers and Achievement of Aboriginal [Jane Friesen and Brian Krauth]

Publisher: 
Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network
Year of publication: 
2009

This document discusses “administrative data on students in grades 4 and 7 in British Columbia to examine the extent to which differences in school environment contribute to the achievement gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students as measured by standardized test scores. We find that segregation of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students is substantial, and that differences in the distribution of these two groups across schools account for roughly half the overall achievement gap on the Foundation Skills Assessment tests in grade 7.

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.”

Widening the Circle – Increasing Opportunities for Aboriginal people in the workplace [Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited]

Publisher: 
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

“In this document, we attempt to change the conversation about Aboriginal people in the workforce so that a new story can be written – one full of ideas for ensuring success in a wide range of career experiences.”

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