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Economic Development as a Social Determinant of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health [National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health, NCCAH]

Publisher: 
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Year of publication: 
2010

“Economic development generates employment opportunities and leads to improved education and skills acquisition. It is an important tool in alleviating poverty and other social conditions that lead to ill health.”

Closing the Skills Gap: Mapping a Path for Small Business [The Canadian Chamber of Commerce]

Publisher: 
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Year of publication: 
2013

“Our report presents the findings from the interaction of symposium participants that included owners and managers of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and stakeholders from government, academia and the learning and training communities. The report includes their recommendations for encouraging increased skills development in SMEs, makes policy recommendations for all stakeholders and highlights best practices in alleviating skills pressures.”

Aboriginal Women in Economic Development [Urban Aboriginal Economic Development, UAED]

Publisher: 
Urban Aboriginal Economic Development (UAED)
Year of publication: 
2009

"In October of 2008, the National Network for Urban Aboriginal Economic Development held a National Gathering to identify the next steps in the development of the Network. One critical issue identified in those discussions was the need to ensure a dedicated focus on Aboriginal women in urban areas. The participants recognized that Aboriginal women face particular barriers in becoming active members of the workforce, and in starting up and sustaining business enterprises. Members of the Network identified two key points.

From Digital Divide to Digital Opportunities - Aboriginal Voice [Public Policy Forum]

Publisher: 
Public Policy Forum
Year of publication: 
2006

"As the Information Age transforms Canadian society, Aboriginal Canadians can not risk being left behind. According to this report, information and communications technologies (ICT) "offer critical opportunities to strengthen Aboriginal cultural identities, promote sustainable community development and achieve greater self-reliance." These national recommendations reveal a critical opportunity for Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples to leapfrog into the Information Age."

Aboriginal Digital Opportunities: Addressing Aboriginal Learning Needs Through the Use of Learning Technologies [Conference Board of Canada]

Publisher: 
Conference Board of Canada
Year of publication: 
2001

"Aboriginal Digital Opportunities, explores how Web-based distance education, e-mail and self-directed learning software can promote the development of skills, create economic development opportunities, and enable Aboriginal peoples to participate in the knowledge economy.

Social Capital and Aboriginal Economic Development [University of Toronto]

Publisher: 
University of Toronto
Year of publication: 
2003

"I suggest that geographical isolation segregates individuals and communities from linking and bridging networks; reliance on bonding networks in such locales often results in limited access to financial and human resources. In places where networks extend beyond the community, larger pools of resources are accessed. The dissertation highlights, however, the potential detrimental role that such external networks can play in the family lives of marginal communities.

Aboriginals as Unwilling Immigrants: Contact, Assimilation and Labour Market Outcomes [Journal of Population Economics]

Publisher: 
Journal of Population Economics
Year of publication: 
2002

"Like immigrants, aboriginal populations' economic success may be enhanced by the acquisition of skills and traits appropriate to the "majority" culture in which they reside. Using 1991 Canadian Census data, we show that Aboriginal labour market success is greater for Aboriginals whose ancestors intermarried with non-Aboriginals, for those who live off Indian reserves, and for those who live outside the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (C) The Results of the Partnership [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

"This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (B) The Partnership at Work [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

"This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (A) The Basis for Partnership [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

" This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

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