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Indigenous STEM pathways 2020 and beyond

Indigenous youth are the fastest-growing population segment in Canada and are graduating from post-secondary institutions in greater numbers than ever before. They offer Canadian employers a vibrant and expanding labour pool. But in STEM fields, they are still not being trained and employed in proportion to their numbers.

Event, 13–14 May 2020

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Leadership in conservation across Canada

This webinar will explore both the conditions for and the details about Indigenous-led approaches to conservation in Canada. Valerie Courtois, Director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative will present the Indigenous Leadership Initiative, their work that includes land use planning, Indigenous Protected, and Conserved Areas and Indigenous stewardship approaches such as Guardians.

Webinar, December 12, 2019

Entrepreneurs in Canada’s remote communities represent a potentially vital catalyst for local innovation and community economic development.

The potential for economic reconciliation through meaningful Indigenous-industry relationships

Canadian sectors and organizations have a genuine opportunity to improve relationships with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people across the country. And there is an increasingly promising array of developments, tools and frameworks to accomplish this.

Op-Ed—June 17, 2019

Northern Canada facing the climate change challenge in practical, culturally meaningful ways.

The threat of climate change to property and infrastructure has become increasingly apparent to Canadians. This is an urgent reality faced by many of Canada’s remote northern communities.

Op-Ed—June 5, 2019

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Working together: Indigenous recruitment and retention in remote Canada

Understanding the unique barriers to employment that Indigenous people face in remote regions, including a lack of education and training opportunities....

CBoC, March 9, 2019

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Indigenous Recruitment & Retention

The report identifies persistent challenges that employers and Indigenous employees continue to face and highlights…

Adam Fiser, March 6, 2019

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Employment Challenges in Canada’s North

Employers in Northern and remote regions often struggle to recruit and retain local employees. At the same time, Indigenous people face persistent challenges in finding stable employment.

News Release, March 28, 2019

Solutions to Sustain Canada’s Labour Force

Baby boomers, Canada’s most dominant cohort, are retiring, leaving a hole in Canada’s labour force. Boosting the participation rates of under-represented groups such as Indigenous peoples could help fill this hole.

Kareem El-Assal, January 15, 2019

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Revolutionary Building for the North

There's interest in using 3D printing for housing production. If construction challenges are addressed, 3D-printed homes could make a meaningful impact in the North.

Ken Coates & Carin Holroyd, November 29, 2018

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Territorial Outlook Economic Forecast

The Territorial Outlook provides the economic and fiscal outlook for each of Canada’s three Northern territories, including output by industry, labour markets, and demographics.

CBoC, November 15, 2018