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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.

Atlantic Indigenous Labour Market Initiative: Preparing Today’s Youth for Future Employment [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Group ATN Consulting Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Workforce talent recruitment and retention is one of the most urgent issues facing the Atlantic region. In the next decade, the Canadian economy is expected to offer significant opportunities for employment. Those opportunities reflect both Canada’s emergence as a knowledge economy and the impact of retirement from the workforce of the baby boomer generation. An expectation exists that future demand for a skilled labour force will be serviced, in part, by an increasing Indigenous workforce.

Setting New Directions: Strategic Plan for Indigenous Research 2019-2022 [Government of Canada, GC]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

About this Strategic Plan

The strategic plan is published by the federal research granting agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council—and fulfills a priority of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee to co-develop with Indigenous Peoples an interdisciplinary research and research training model that contributes to reconciliation.

SETTING NEW DIRECTIONS

UVIC Indigenous Student Viewbook [University of Victoria, UVIC]

Publisher: 
University of Victoria
Year of publication: 
2020

YOU'VE GOT SOMETHING GREAT; BRING IT TO UVIC.

You already have something amazing to offer; bring it to UVic! Here, your knowledge, experiences
and perspective will shape the UVic community. At the same time, you’ll have opportunities to
develop a deeper appreciation of your own culture and your place within it. At UVic, Indigenous
cultural activities and academics go hand-in-hand, so you don’t need to leave your culture behind
to pursue your university education.

Child & Youth Care - Indigenous Initiatives

INDIGENOUS STUDENT CENTRE [University of Manitoba]

Publisher: 
University of Manitoba
Year of publication: 
2020

SUPPORTING YOUR JOURNEY TO UNIVERSITY

Transitioning from high school to university can feel
like a big change. We smooth this transition with the
Qualico Bridge to Success Program (QBTS).
With QBTS, new Indigenous students are connected
with academic learning support, advising, peer-mentoring
and special events to enhance the first year experience.
There is no cost to participate in this program.

The Investment Readiness Program 2020 [Community Foundations]

Publisher: 
Community Foundations
Year of publication: 
2020

The Investment Readiness Program

Current Positions [Working Warriors]

Publisher: 
Working Warriors
Year of publication: 
2019

Working Warriors is a cloud-based management platform that assists Indigenous communities with identifying their workforce, assets related to economic development as well as managing their industry partnerships. Working Warriors also acts as a project management tool for employers on major capital projects and operations.

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;

Statistics on Indigenous peoples [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

Find data on

Crime and victimization
Includes information on adult criminal courts, corrections, crime reporting, victim services, children and youth, and violence against Indigenous women.

Demographic characteristics and Indigenous groups
Includes demographic, social and economic characteristics of Indigenous peoples.

Education, learning and skills
Education and skills related to the Indigenous population in Canada, including educational attainment, field of study, educational outcomes, literacy, and technology use.

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.

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