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Aboriginal women lead the way in Canada’s labour markets [Tavia Grant]

Author: 
Publisher: 
The Globe and Mail
Year of publication: 
2015

“Aboriginal women are “leading the way in labour markets,” according to a recent Toronto-Dominion Bank paper that finds they have seen the “largest bounce back” in employment since the 2008-2009 recession, compared with aboriginal men and the non-aboriginal population.”

Nations Construction Consulting: An Aboriginal Business Success Story [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2013

“Deanna Johnson, an Aboriginal woman living in Chilliwack, British Columbia, has proven that women can succeed in the construction world. Through her business, Nations Construction & Consulting, she builds quality homes for First Nations people and inspires her community.”

Brochure [Centre for Women in Business]

Publisher: 
Centre for Women in Business

“The Centre team is dedicated to helping women business owners find opportunities for promotion and exposure through national award nominations, workshops, trade missions and networking events. We will work with you to define and access your target markets and showcase your business to the world.”

The Potential Contribution of Aboriginal Canadians to Labour Force, Employment, Productivity and Output Growth in Canada, 2001-2017 [Andrew Sharpe, Jean-Francois Arsenault and Simon Lapointe]

Publisher: 
Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Year of publication: 
2007

“The report is divided into seven main sections. After a brief discussion of the motivation for and the methodology of the report, the second section reviews the importance of education for an improvement in labour market outcomes, income and other social indicators. The next section draws a portrait of the Aboriginal population, and of the possible improvements they need to achieve to reach the level of the non-Aboriginal population.

Fact Sheet: Moving Women out of Poverty [Canadian Women’s Foundation]

Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Foundation
Year of publication: 
2013

This fact sheet discusses commonly asked questions about women in poverty in Canada

Online Training Series [Centre for Women in Business]

Publisher: 
Centre for Women in Business
Year of publication: 
2011

"Held each Thursday from Jan. 3 until March 28 from 1pm-2pm, live and recorded training sessions will allow you to enhance your business skills without having to step foot outside! Each are designed and delivered by experts in Internet and social media marketing, branding, customer service and packaging, and feature built-in opportunities for participants to ask questions about any of the topics covered."

Business Plan Guide [Centre for Women in Business]

Year of publication: 
2007

“The Centre for Women in Business is committed to providing assistance and support to women entrepreneurs. We are pleased to provide this business plan guide as a tool to developing your business idea. We hope that you find this guide helpful and welcome any inquiries you may have. The following pages present an outline of the main sections of a business plan with some helpful hints on how to complete each section as well as necessary questions that need to be answered.”

Women's Economic Empowerment - A CESO Perspective [Canadian Executive Service Organization, CESO]

Publisher: 
Canadian Executive Service Organization

"CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization)has mentored thousands of women over its 45-year history. Through this experience CESO has refined its partnership model, which works by aligning client needs with the specific expertise of volunteer advisors who have, on average, 25 years of experience and who are leaders in their industries and professions. CESO’s international work in economic development and governance illustrates the positive impact and lasting change that is possible through targeted support at the individual, business, and government level.

IWCL Case Study: Women of Membertou [Coady International Institute]

Publisher: 
Coady International Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"Women of Membertou illustrates how innovative approaches to education can be securely tethered to the richness of the past, providing a platform for children’s well-being and educational achievement."

Aboriginal Women and Community Development: Consistency Across Time [Collections Canada]

Publisher: 
Collections Canada
Year of publication: 
1998

"This study examines the consistencies between traditional and contemporary roles and responsibilities of Aboriginal women within the context of family and community development. The research sources for this work includes using: the Medicine Wheel teachings; reviewing relevant literature; and conducting personal interviews with Aboriginal women. "

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