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Certificate Courses - Effective Planning and Scheduling [Native Education and Training College, NETC]

Publisher: 
Native Education and Training College

“No matter what kind of business venture you undertake, it’s important to build that venture on solid foundations. Detailed, accurate planning and scheduling is what makes a project’s vision become a reality, making planning and scheduling training a key part of any business good management training program. If you’re daunted by the thought of starting something new because of how much has to get done, don’t worry! NETC’s Effecting Planning and Scheduling eLearning course makes projects manageable and simple from start to finish.”

A Forum to Explore Best Practices, Policy and Tools to Build Capacity in Aboriginal Business and Economic Development [The Banff Center]

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Publisher: 
ResearchGate
Year of publication: 
2007

"In this inaugural applied research forum we addressed the questions: What is the current state of research in Aboriginal economic and business development? What are the best practices in Aboriginal economic and business development in Canada and the United States? How can we move these research findings into the implementation phase and achieve change for the Aboriginal community? This document reports the results of a two-day meeting of 28 participants from across Canada and the United States involved in the academy, First Nations, government and business sectors."

Public Works in Small and Rural Municipalities [Institute on Governance, IOG]

Publisher: 
Institute on Governance (IOG)
Year of publication: 
1999

"A synopsis of how public works - e.g. land-use planning, building codes, roads and bridges, parks and recreation facilities, water and sewage systems and solid waste collection and disposal - are managed in small municipalities across Canada. Instructive in addressing public works issues within Aboriginal communities."

A Compendium of Provincial Public Work Statutes [Institute on Governance, IOG]

Publisher: 
Institute on Governance (IOG)
Year of publication: 
1999

"A "road map" for federal negotiators and Aboriginal counterparts in addressing the scope of public works provisions in self-government agreements."

Community-Led Development [Caledon Institute of Social Policy]

Publisher: 
Caledon Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"Community-led development is an approach to tackling local problems that is taking hold throughout the world. This paper explores the concept and practice of the approach as it applies to First Nations communities in Canada. It briefly identifies ten core principles that comprise the basis for community-led development, summarizes selected examples in Canada and elsewhere in the world and highlights lessons from Aboriginal community-led development.

Living rhythms: Lessons in Aboriginal economic resilience and vision [McGill-Queen's University Press]

Publisher: 
McGill-Queen's University Press
Year of publication: 
2004

"There are few works on economic development among Canada's Aboriginal. Living Rhythms offers a current perspective on indigenous economics, planning, business development, sustainable development, and knowledge systems. Using a series of cases studies featuring Aboriginal communities and organizations, Wanda Wuttunee shows that their adaptations to economic and social development are based on indigenous wisdom and experience.

Ecotourists and Indigenous Hosts: Diverging Views on Their Relationship With Nature [Current Issues in Tourism]

Publisher: 
Current Issues in Tourism
Year of publication: 
1998

"Despite the initial impression that ecotourists are an ideal market for indigenous tourism developers, a closer examination suggests that these groups do not necessarily share similar views of the relationship between humans and nature. Conflict is likely to arise between these groups unless a greater understanding of these differences is achieved and successfully used in the planning and management of indigenous tourism developments."

Ecosystem management and forestry planning in Labrador: how does Aboriginal involvement affect management plans? [Canadian Journal of Forest Research, CJFR]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Forest Research (CJFR)
Year of publication: 
2011

"Aboriginal peoples are increasingly being invited to participate in sustainable forest management processes as a means of including their knowledge, values, and concerns. However, it is justifiable to ask if this participation does lead to changes in forest management plans and to outcomes in management activities. We review four forest management plans over 10 years (1999–2009) in Labrador, Canada, to determine if increasing involvement by the Aboriginal Innu Nation has led to changes in plan content.

Improving the Interface between Urban Municipalities and Aboriginal Communities [Canadian Journal of Urban Research]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Urban Research
Year of publication: 
2008

"The ways in which urban municipalities understand and work within the context of Aboriginal community aspirations and needs will affect the quality of future urban development, in physical, social, economic and cultural sectors. Planning is central to shaping the institutional arrangements to help actualise Aboriginal community aspirations.

Institutional Determinants of Profitable Commercial Forestry Enterprises among First Nations in Canada [Canadian Journal of Forest Research, CJFR]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Forest Research (CJFR)
Year of publication: 
2008

"This paper uses survey information to examine several common assertions about the institutional prerequisites for successful profitability when a First Nation enters an economic enterprise either independently or in joint effort with an outside firm. In the winter of 2004-2005, we interviewed managers on both the First Nations and private sides of joint ventures and other business alliances in Canada, to determine what affected their recent profitability experience. We gathered information on the ages, sizes, and activities of the firms.

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