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

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2020

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.

The Indigenous Economic Progress Report 2019 [The National Indigenous Economic Development Board, NIEDB]

Publisher: 
The National Indigenous Economic Development Board
Year of publication: 
2019

The 2019 National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) Economic Progress Report
provides a thorough and in-depth analysis of the economic realities of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
The report includes three core indicators: employment; income; and, community well-being. These core
indicators are examined through 13 separate measures. Additionally, five underlying indicators are
considered: education; entrepreneurship and business development; governance; lands and resources;

Free eBooks [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Working Effectively With Indigenous People

23 Tips on What not to say or do
27 Tips on What to Say and Do
40 Tips for Local Governments
A guide to Terminology
Indigenous Rights, Title, and the Duty to Consult
Indigenous Self-Government
Dispelling Common Myths about Indigenous Peoples
22 Ways to Derail your next Indigenous Community Meeting
Guidebook to Indigenous Protocol
Impact benefits and Reconciliation Agreement
Personal Pledge of Reconciliation
Professional Pledge of Reconciliation

Things to Do [Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, ITAC]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

List of Activities and Tourism Destinations throughout Canada.

Aboriginal Women in Economic Development [Urban Aboriginal Economic Development, UAED]

Publisher: 
Urban Aboriginal Economic Development (UAED)
Year of publication: 
2009

"In October of 2008, the National Network for Urban Aboriginal Economic Development held a National Gathering to identify the next steps in the development of the Network. One critical issue identified in those discussions was the need to ensure a dedicated focus on Aboriginal women in urban areas. The participants recognized that Aboriginal women face particular barriers in becoming active members of the workforce, and in starting up and sustaining business enterprises. Members of the Network identified two key points.

Prosperity through Partnerships: Framing the Future of Aboriginal Economic Participation [Public Policy Forum]

Publisher: 
Public Policy Forum
Year of publication: 
2009

"To bring together industry leaders and Aboriginal organizations to share best practices in partnership building and promote further engagement from both communities, the Public Policy Forum organized a national workshop at The Westin in Ottawa on June 4, 2009, with a private reception the evening before.

Aboriginal Participation in Major Resource Development Opportunities [Public Policy Forum]

Publisher: 
Public Policy Forum
Year of publication: 
2012

"This national roundtable series convened leaders from Canada’s natural resources sector, Aboriginal communities and the public sector. The themes and issues discussed are summarized in the attached documents. A number of key themes were reflected in the dialogue, including: Labour Market Development; Community Readiness; Financing and Financial Literacy; Partnerships and Collaboration; Measurements of Success; Best Practices and Case Studies."

Creating Wealth in Aboriginal Communities [The Conference Board of Canada]

Publisher: 
Conference Board of Canada
Year of publication: 
2005

"Aboriginal leaders are determined to make their communities self-reliant by reducing their high unemployment and their dependence on government. They are doing that by creating wealth and employment through community-owned enterprises. Using case studies, Creating Wealth and Employment in Aboriginal Communities discusses six key factors that contribute to the success of Aboriginal community-owned enterprises."

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Aboriginal People, Winner 2006: The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada [Conference Board of Canada]

Publisher: 
Conference Board of Canada
Year of publication: 
2007

"The non-profit Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) works to enhance the financial and management practices and skills of Aboriginal people. It does so by providing relevant, accessible and up-to-date learning opportunities, and by sharing best practices using technology and e-learning practices. For instance, AFOA created the Aboriginal Centre for Finance and Management Excellence, a one-stop web portal for Aboriginal people across the country interested in this field.

Doing Community Economic Development [Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives, CCPA]

Publisher: 
Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)
Year of publication: 
2007

"Challenging traditional notions of development, these essays critically examine bottom-up, community economic development strategies in a wide variety of contexts: as a means of improving lives in northern, rural and inner-city settings; shaped and driven by women and by Aboriginal people; aimed at employment creation for the most marginalized. Most authors have employed a participatory research methodology.

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