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Educational status and its association with risk and protective factors for Aboriginal Youth in Alert Bay, British Columbia [Kimberly Ann van der Woerd]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada

“The purpose of this study was to determine how school and family connectedness were associated with delinquent and health promoting behaviors, and whether school attendance was associated with delinquency and health status for First Nations youth.”

Sprouts Day Camp: Promoting Education, Cultural Awareness and Healthy Lifestyles [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Using traditional Inuit practices to engage children in the learning of science, the Sprouts Day Camp in Iqaluit, Nunavut has been changing the lives of youths aged 7-15 for over 10 years. See how the Qikiqtani Inuit Association in partnership with Actua Canada promote education, cultural awareness and healthy lifestyles through this highly successful program.”

Piikani Nation Housing Authority: "We feel proud to be Piikani Again [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“The Piikani Nation is transforming the lives of its band members through its innovative five year comprehensive housing strategy. New homes are being built, older homes renovated, youth are learning skilled trades, and people are proud to live on the Piikani Nation reserve.”

Northern Youth Abroad: A Cross Cultural Work and Learning Experience [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Northern Youth Abroad is a program serving youth living in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, offering high school credits, travel, and work experience in southern Canada and abroad. See how Northern Youth Abroad inspires youth.”

Hand-in-Hand: A Review of First Nations Child Welfare in New Brunswick [Bernard Richard]

Publisher: 
Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
Year of publication: 
2010

“This report gives voice to the concerns expressed by First Nations youth, their families, community leaders and service providers. The report’s many recommendations are aimed at all levels of government: federal, provincial and First Nations. Beyond that, the report asks all New Brunswickers, First Nations and non-Aboriginal alike, to work together to achieve equal opportunity for all.”

What Explains the Educational Attainment Gap between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Youth? [Marc Frenette]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Social Research and Demonstration Corporation
Year of publication: 
2011

“Aboriginal people generally have lower levels of educational attainment than other groups in Canada, but little is known about the reasons behind this gap. This study is the second of two by the same author investigating the issue in detail.”

Canadian Business Financing: Grants and Loans for Young Entrepreneurs in Canada [CanadaOne]

Author: 
Publisher: 
CanadaOne
Year of publication: 
1999

“Accessing capitals can be a frustrating process for young entrepreneurs with a great idea, but little chance of securing a traditional loan. This article lists grant and loan programs for young Canadian business owners.”

Young Millionaires [Young Millionaires Program]

Publisher: 
Young Millionaires Program

“The Young Millionaires Program is a summer business and entrepreneurship program for youth aged 8 to 16 years. The program is designed to assist youth to discover more about the world of business and help them get started in a business of their own.”

First Nations Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Canada [National Centre for First Nations Governance]

Publisher: 
National Center for First Nation Governance (NCFNG)
Year of publication: 
2007

"This paper adds to our knowledge base, by: (1) describing the prevailing views on Aboriginal small business and entrepreneurship; (2) defining small business and entrepreneurship in general terms; (3) describing the current state of First Nation entrepreneurship and small business 
development in Canada; (4) listing and discussing some of the challenges that First Nation small business owners and 
entrepreneurs in Canada face, and providing ideas and avenues for the enhanced support 
and promotion of those entrepreneurs thinking about starting a small business; and (5) highlighting and dis

First Nation Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Canada [National Center for First Nation Governance, NCFNG]

Publisher: 
National Center for First Nation Governance (NCFNG)
Year of publication: 
2007

“While the growth of Aboriginal organizations over the past two decades, “has had both a political and social [and economic] impact on Canadian society…. little has been written about these organizations and the role they have played in the development of Canada.” To remedy this situation, a number of analysts, research institutions, and community managers and leaders have started to piece together a useful picture of the history, development, growth, and the day-to-day operation of these organizations.”

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