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Strengthening Aboriginal Success: Moving Toward Learn Canada 2020 Summary Report [Council of Ministers of Education Canada, CMEC]

Publisher: 
Council of Ministers of Education Canada
Year of publication: 
2010

“The objectives of the summit were as follows: 1. to raise the public profile of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education and to promote awareness of the need to eliminate the gaps in education outcomes between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners at the elementary-secondary and postsecondary levels; 2. to engage and build support for partnerships, based on dialogue and engagement strategies, with national and regional Aboriginal organizations; 3. to identify potential areas for action to meet the goals of Learn Canada 2020; 4.

Redefining How Success is measured in First Nations, Inuit and Métis Learning [Canadian Council on Learning, CCL]

Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Learning
Year of publication: 
2007

“The learning models, framework and rationale outlined in this report support an alternative vision of Aboriginal learning.”

Economic Development Among First Nations: A Contingency Perspective [Robert Brent Anderson]

Publisher: 
University of Saskatchewan
Year of publication: 
1997

“This dissertation explores the economic development objectives and strategies of the First Nations in Canada with three objectives: (i) identify their approach to development, (ii) develop a theoretical perspective capable of providing insight into this approach, and (iii) investigate the activities of First Nations in Saskatchewan to determine if they are consistent with the expected characteristics of the First Nations’ development approach and the proposed theoretical perspective.”

Urgent Need, Serious Opportunity: Towards a New Social Model for Canada's Aboriginal Peoples [Frances Abele]

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Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Year of publication: 
2004

“This report highlights some of the key issues that arise in considering the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal people in the development of a new social architecture for Canada. It aims to provide empirical information and some pointed questions, to support the discussion among Aboriginal peoples and the rest of Canada of their common future. The analysis attempts to respect the diversity of circumstances and interests of First Nations, Metis and Inuit across Canada.”

First Nations and Métis People and Diversity in Canadian Cities [Evelyn J. Peters]

Publisher: 
Institute for Research on Public Policy

“This article by Evelyn Peters analyzes ways to recognize and accommodate First Nations and Métis diversity in cities.”

Financial Reporting by First Nations [Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, CICA]

Publisher: 
Ch'nook Indigenous Business Education
Year of publication: 
2008

“This 2008 report is the result of the Study Group’s deliberations on financial reporting by First Nations. The Study Group consisted of volunteers with the necessary experience and professional qualifications to guide the development of the report. Study Group members were recruited to serve as individuals, not as representatives of their respective organizations. This allowed for a full and open debate on all issues. As First Nations representation was essential to this project, the Study Group included four First Nations accountants as well as a First Nations lawyer.

Economic Development Toolkit for First Nations Economic Development Officers, Chiefs and Councils and Community Members – Basic Information and Guide [Kekinsuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers]

Publisher: 
Ch'nook Indigenous Business Education

“First Nations are becoming more and more involved in economic development within their communities. In order to carry on business, First Nations are incorporating companies, societies and other business structures. This toolkit is designed to provide guidance and information on the kinds of business structures that are available to a First Nation community. It also provides information on the role that community members might have in businesses that are carried out by their First Nation.

Aboriginal Peoples in Canada: First Nations People, Métis and Inuit: National Household Survey [Statistics Canada, Statcan]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2011

This national household survey is an analytical document covering topics such as: Aboriginal people – Diverse groups living across the country, First Nations people, Métis, Inuit, The Aboriginal population is young, and Living arrangements of Aboriginal children.

Impacts of Climate Change on First Nation Economies [Assembly of First Nations, AFN]

Publisher: 
Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
Year of publication: 
2006

"This report will examine the unique economic impacts of climate change in First Nations subsistence and income-generating economies. It will also discuss the economic realities in first Nations and how they relate to the ability or inability of a community to respond to climate changes."

Building Sustainable Communities: Good Practices and Tools for Community Economic Development [Institute on Governance, IOG]

Publisher: 
Institute on Governance (IOG)
Year of publication: 
2006

"Commissioned by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), this web-based publication was designed by the Institute to systematically capture the knowledge and insights of economic development experts, many of whom were about to retire from the public service.

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