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More than Wind: Evaluating Renewable Energy Opportunities for First Nations in the Atlantic Region [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2011

Provincial governments in the Atlantic Provinces are adopting aggressive renewable energy targets and strategies to meet those targets. Are First Nations participating in the renewable energy sector? If not, what are the barriers to that participation and how can we overcome those barriers. Several First Nations have begun to identify renewable energy opportunities and are working to meet renewable energy targets set by their respective provinces. What can we learn from them?

Best Practices and Challenges in Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Immersion Programs [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2011

Strong educational attainment goes hand in hand with robust economic development. The immediate goal of this study is to build knowledge in Mi'kmaw and Maliseet communities around implementing and cultivating successful immersion programs.

The Social Impacts of Economic Development [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

Economic development in Aboriginal communities and the social impact of economic development in those communities is of great interest to Aboriginal communities and organizations as well as government agencies interested in ascertaining which policies and practices enhance or prevent development.

Examining Partnership Arrangements between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Businesses [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

The study focused on understanding the nature of Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal business partnerships in the region, their role in terms of broader Aboriginal economic activity, both the successes and challenges experienced by businesses and individuals involved in them, and the best practices that can be used to guide future initiatives.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Labour Force Participation Strategies [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This study looks at how well Aboriginal labour force participation strategies are working for Aboriginal people in the Atlantic region and how they can be improved. It finds that Aboriginal employment levels still lag considerably behind those of the general Canadian populace. However, rates have been increasing in the last twenty years, particularly since the introduction of employment equity legislation. The findings also show that multiple barriers to Aboriginal employment continue to exist.

Critical Success Factors in the First Nations Fishery of Atlantic Canada: Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Perceptions [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This project attempts to identify and examine the critical factors for success in a comparison of the different First Nations in Atlantic Canada engaged in the commercial fisheries who received funding as a result of the Marshall decision. The study brings together the voices of 90 Mi'kmaq and Maliseet fishers and fisheries coordinators, documenting what they see as successes and areas for improvement in the First Nations fishery in Atlantic Canada.

The Atlantic Aboriginal Post-Secondary Labour Force [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Cheifs Secretariate (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This study examines the education and employment experiences of a cross-section of Aboriginal people in Atlantic Canada who completed post-secondary studies, as well as those who did not complete their studies, to identify possible barriers and challenges they experienced during their post-secondary studies and while searching for employment.

Economic Development [Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, APCFNC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Year of publication: 
2012

Link to APC Economic Development division.

Growing [Aboriginal Youth Mean Business!, AYMB]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Youth Mean Business!
Year of publication: 
2012

Keeping your business growing can be a difficult process. Discover what type of loan programs, business development funds and other support services you can access.

Home [Aboriginal International Business Development Group, AIBDG]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal International Business Development Group
Year of publication: 
2012

The vision of AIBDG is prosperity and economic freedom for the First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people.

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