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Community Adult Learning Centre - Academic Program [New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour]

Publisher: 
New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Year of publication: 
2012

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour collaborates with 12 Regional Adult Learning Committees to deliver community adult learning services. These committees through Community Adult Learning Centres (CALC) offer academic and e-learning programs and services. CALC Academic Programs are designed to improve literacy levels in the province by bringing literacy training opportunities to adults in their own community.

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.

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.

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.

Formative Evaluation of the Post-Secondary Education Program [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
Year of publication: 
2010

"Further, this study provides a preliminary examination of the state of information on First Nations education in INAC; reviews existing literature on First Nations education; and provides some additional insight on assessing educational outcomes"

Fiscal Harmonization Round 1 Engagement Summary [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
Year of publication: 
2012

"This document provides a summary of the first round Fiscal Harmonization engagement sessions that took place across Canada in March, May and June 2011. The Executive Summary provides an overview of the feedback received throughout the Round 1 meetings and attempts to identify key themes that emerged."

First Nation and Inuit Community Well-Being : Describing Historical Trends (1981-2006) [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
Year of publication: 
2010

"The Community Well-Being (CWB) Index was developed to help measure the quality of life of First Nations and Inuit communities in Canada relative to other communities and over time."

Discussion Guide on First Nation Elementary and Secondary Education [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
Year of publication: 
2011

"Education is the cornerstone for improving lifelong opportunities. Higher education means greater earnings, better health, more stable employment, and improved community and individual well-being. "

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