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Indigenizing Corporate Canada

This research focuses on career pathways for Indigenous professionals in finance and management.

As highlighted by recent Conference Board research, Indigenous finance and management professionals play a catalytic role in helping Indigenous communities and businesses access capital, broker partnerships, and manage their financial wealth. However, relative to the size of Canada’s Indigenous population, and given the growing demand for their services, Indigenous finance and management professionals continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s labour force.

This project will examine the major push and pull factors that shape career pathways for Indigenous professionals in finance and management. It will also identify associated career resources and supports that can assist Indigenous finance and management professionals as they establish their careers.

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Skills Next

Public Policy Forum and the Future Skills Centre bring you Skills Next – a paper series highlighting what we know, what we don’t know, and what we need to know about the future of skills needs.
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STEM for Indigenous Learners

This research project will explore what works for effectively designing, teaching, and supporting cross-cultural Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curricula for Indigenous learners in secondary and post-secondary fields of study.
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Getting Beyond Non-Standard Employment: Sustainable livelihoods for Indigenous communities in Northern Canada

This research project seeks to understand why Indigenous workers in Canada’s North tend to be concentrated in part-year and part-time work, and which career pathways and supports can help them achieve more sustainable livelihoods.
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