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Renewable Electricity Plan: A Path to Good Jobs, Stable Prices, and a Cleaner Environment [Nova Scotia Department of Energy, NSDOE]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Energy
Year of publication: 
2010

This Renewable Electricity Plan sets out a detailed program to move Nova Scotia away from carbon-based electricity towards greener, more local sources. Included in this document are proposed ways for First Nations to become involved through the Community-Based Feed-in Tariff (ComFIT) and Enhanced New Metering programs.

Guide on Renewable Electricity in Nova Scotia: Renewable Electricity Plan Implementation [Nova Scotia Department of Energy, NSDOE]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Energy
Year of publication: 
2011

A guide indicating how Aboriginal and other communities may become involved in renewable electricity generation and earn economic benefits through the provincial Community-based Feed-in Tariff (ComFIT) program.

The Value of the Ocean Sector to the Economy of Prince Edward Island [Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Year of publication: 
2002

"The principal aim of this study was to estimate the importance of the ocean sector to the economy of Prince Edward Island, and to evaluate the methods and estimation procedures which were used to measure their impact."

Appendix D - Co-operatives and Communities: Some Theoretical Considerations [Canadian Co-operative Association, CCA]

Publisher: 
Canadian Co-operative Association
Year of publication: 
2001

It is a vast understatement to say that the current state of social and economic development within Aboriginal and First Nation communities is far from satisfactory. A recent study1 of the Aboriginal economic gap in Saskatchewan, for example, demonstrated that, compared to the non-Aboriginal community, Aboriginal people experience higher poverty rates, lower education levels, and chronic unemployment.

Appendix A - Part 1: Socio-Economic Profile of Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada [Canadian Co-operative Association, CCA]

Publisher: 
Canadian Co-operative Association
Year of publication: 
2001

This paper is part of a larger research study on the Aboriginal co-operative movement (A Reporton Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada: Current Situation and Potential for Growth). The study was initiated by the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) and le Conseil Canadian de la coopération (CCC). The objective of the study was to build knowledge and awareness about the current state and contributions of Aboriginal co-operatives to regional and community development. The present paper has been developed as a background paper for the complete study.

Nova Scotia Forest Industry Labour Force Profile [Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, APEC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2004

The report highlights the changing structure of the labour force over the past decade while profiling the labour force in more detail at the time of the 2001 Census. A brief analysis of what is driving demographic trends in the province and the implications for the forest industry is also included.

Baseline Data for Aboriginal Economic Development: An Informed Approach for Measuring Progress and Success [Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, APCFNC]

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

"This report provides a summary of the baseline information for a variety of indicators measuring economic development progress in Aboriginal communities in Atlantic Canada. Progress is reported primarily for the reference period 2001 to 2006. The input of Aboriginal experts (including Aboriginal community members) in focus groups and working group settings was used to identify and select a range of possible indicators that are potentially useful to Aboriginal communities, and to provide an interpretation of the data for those indicators."

Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) : Education and Employment, Topics Covered in the Survey [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

"General topics covered in the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey"

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.

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."

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