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The role of ecotourism in Aboriginal community development : the case of Lennox Island First Nation [Acadia University]

Publisher: 
Acadia University
Year of publication: 
2005

"""Aboriginal tourism is a form of community development that can benefit First Nations in various dimensions. Given that many Aboriginal communities have a distinct

False Myths and Indigenous Entrepreneurial Strategies [Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship]

Publisher: 
Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Year of publication: 
2006

"This paper discusses the theme of indigenous entrepreneurship by exploring some false assumptions repeated not only in the popular press, but also by many academics and policy makers, related to the purported perspective of Native American populations regarding property rights, entrepreneurial behavior, and the productive use of environmental resources.

Aboriginal Human Resource Professionals and Skill Development Needs in the Bioeconomy and Environmental Servicing [National Aboriginal Forestry Association, NAFA]

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Publisher: 
English
Year of publication: 
2010

The bioeconomy and the protection of ecological/environmental goods and services (EGS), often referred to as the conservation economy, provide significant opportunity for First Nations. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the Aboriginal human resource professional and skill development needs in these two emerging sub sectors of the forest economy.

Environmental Engineering Technology [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Community College

Throughout the program you develop skills and knowledge for groundwater exploration and evaluation, supervision of water well drilling programs, water resources management, water chemistry, remedial operations in response to ground and surface water contamination, sampling and data collection and analysis, water well and well field design, facilities maintenance and engineering inspection, civil engineering, and water and waste water testing and treatment.

Interconnected. Our Economy. Our Natural Resources. Our Environment. Our Public Services. Our Obligation to Each Other. New Brunswick's Future. [Atlantica Centre for Energy]

Publisher: 
Atlantica Centre for Energy
Year of publication: 
2012

Moncton-based economic development consulting firm Jupia Consultants was commissioned by the Atlantica Centre for Energy to write a discussion paper on the role of natural resources as an economic driver and opportunities for growth. The paper also considers the broader role of community and government partners in ensuring that resource development can be achieved in an environmentally sustainable way.

Aquaculture Support [Newfoundland & Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, NL-DFA]

Publisher: 
Newfoundland & Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture (NL-DFA)
Year of publication: 
2009

"The Aquaculture Branch delivers a comprehensive extension services program that includes the provision of environmental monitoring of sites, fish health services, and the development of human and technological resources."

Quality Oyster Aquaculture Program [Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Year of publication: 
2011

"The purpose is to provide an incentive for oyster aquaculture operations to increase production through the adoption of techniques or technologies used to produce quality oysters on their leases. The Program will result in the stimulation of private sector investment and the development of new job opportunities in the aquaculture sector. "

Aquaculture Environmental Practices Program [Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Year of publication: 
2011

"The purpose of the Aquaculture - Environmental Practices Program is to provide an incentive for private aquaculture operators, groups of operators, processors or industry organizations to adopt procedures, practices or equipment that enhance the overall environmental performance of aquaculture"

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - Geothermal [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Year of publication: 
2012

Working in this field requires a variety of skills in mechanical systems, electronics, and basic soldering. You learn to repair and maintain residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. You also learn to install gas lines, liquid lines and other kinds of piping. Basic skills in oxy-acetylene brazing and welding are covered as well as the installation of electrical circuits and controls.

Approved Courses - Environmental Studies [University of Prince Edward Island, UPEI]

Publisher: 
University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI)
Year of publication: 
2012

This is a summary only. For more detailed information about the Environmental Studies program and courses, please see Current Environmental Studies Courses.

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