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Higher Rates of Unemployment - #5 of 8 Key Issues

Indigenous people are the fastest-growing and youngest segment of the Canadian population. And have been for decades. Based on the 2020 Canada Census...

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8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada and how they relate to the Indian Act.

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8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Eight of the key issues of most significant concern for Indigenous Peoples in Canada are complex and inexorably intertwined - so much so that...

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6 Steps to Create an Inclusive Environment for Indigenous Workers

One of the challenges to retaining Indigenous employees is that many work sites are not inclusive environments. Creating a working environment that...

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Recession Proof Your Career With Indigenous Relations Training

In an earlier article, we took a look at why companies should protect their Indigenous relations strategy in a recession. In this article, we offer a...

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8 Basic Barriers to Indigenous Employment - #1 of 3

In this article, we look at the barriers - some tangible, some not - that maintain the status quo of exorbitant rates of unemployment amongst...

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Insight on 10 Myths About Indigenous Peoples

The definition of “myth”, according to the Oxford Canadian Dictionary, is “a widely held but false notion.” When it comes to the topic of Indigenous...

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Indigenous Employee Retention Checklist

If you are experiencing a high turnover of Indigenous hires, then your recruitment efforts are working but your retention efforts are failing. This...

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Indigenous Recruitment Outreach to Employment Agencies

In our work, we receive a lot of questions about effective Indigenous recruitment and retention strategies. A frequent recruitment predicament we...

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Indigenous Retention Strategies and Cultural Leave

If retention of Indigenous workers is a goal for your company, then cultural leave should be addressed in your company policy. A culturally...

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Aboriginal Recruitment at its Best

Boasting a 90% completion rate, the Aboriginal Youth Internship Program (AYIP) has a winning model for Aboriginal recruitment. AYIP is a 12-month...

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