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Rural, remote, and northern communities

Skills ecosystems in northern, rural and remote communities experience key differences compared to southern Canada. These regions are shaped by large Indigenous populations, distinct Indigenous governance structures, and large but sparsely populated territories.

Finance and management skills for economic reconciliationexternal link icon

Indigenous skilled labour is critical to realizing a new vision of economic reconciliation where First…
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Roadmap for workforce development in Newfoundland and Labrador

People in rural and remote areas of Newfoundland and Labrador face unique challenges in terms…
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Building bridges: increasing opportunity for Inuitexternal link icon

Industries and public institutions tied to Inuit communities have a responsibility to empower Inuit employment…

Values, knowledge and vision: how Inuit skills can strengthen northern economies

How can Northern economies grow through Inuit skills and community priorities? This primer explores job…

Made in Nunavut: building Inuit skills for northern offshore fisheries and beyond

This case study analysis focuses on skills training for Nunavut’s commercial offshore fisheries, but the…

Saskatchewan’s Forest Sector: Future Skills for an Indigenous-Led Revitalization

The forest sector in northern Saskatchewan must contend with labour shortages, skills gaps, and the…

Skills development in northern mining regions: lessons from Manitoba

Many Indigenous workers in northern Manitoba depending on mining for employment, but workers may face…

Skills development in the North: an ecosystem shaped by distinct challenges

The Northern skills ecosystem is shaped by distinct challenges. This primer discusses how these challenges…
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Monitoring climate change in the Northwest Territories

This project builds local capacity for community-based monitoring of towers to measure climate change in…