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Northern Canada Faces Climate Change Challenge

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.

Kaitlyn Rathwell, Adam Fiser and Soha Keen, June 5, 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

Representation of people with disabilities and Aboriginal peoples remains below the labour supply. Organizational priorities show few signs of resolving these gaps.

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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

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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

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Youth & Natural Resources Development

Canada’s natural resource sector increasingly relies on complex relationships between key groups. Hear about the discussion at the 2017 Our Land, Our Future summit, the first national summit to listen to the perspectives of Indigenous youth on natural resource development.

Cameron MacLaine, October 18, 2018

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Crown–Indigenous Resource Revenue Sharing

Ontario announced that it has signed resource revenue sharing agreements with 32 First Nations communities. Revenue sharing can provide Indigenous communities with revenue that can support important community objectives.

Jason Gauthier, October 16, 2018

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Indigenous Victims of Domestic Violence

Victims of domestic violence living in remote and rural First Nations communities are at a considerable disadvantage when it comes to accessing police, hospitals, lawyers, and courts.

CBoC, May16, 2018

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Sharing Prosperity: Resource Revenue Sharing

Previously, resource revenue sharing was a major point of contention between Indigenous and non-Indigenous governments in Canada. Now, there are resource revenue sharing systems.

Stephen Crozier, January 16, 2018