"The research examined the career progression factors of Aboriginal executives in Canada's federal public service to determine whether such factors as development opportunities, job assignments, education levels, mentoring, leadership experience, and networking increase the advancement of Aboriginal people to the executive category within the Canadian federal public service."
"JEDI achieves this goal by fostering unique partnerships. These efforts have resulted in one-of-a kind relationships with community Economic Development Officers (EDOs) in each First Nations community in New Brunswick as well as representatives of key organizations and businesses. JEDI seeks to bring people together to achieve tangible results. Some of the ways JEDI does this includes: The JEDI Plenary; Communications; Networking Opportunities; Facilitating Meetings Regarding Economic Development Opportunities".