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BMO advances indigenous inclusion across Canada

January 31, 2013 – 6:42 am | 1,228 views

Over twenty years ago, the Bank of Montreal pioneered corporate public commitment partnering with the Aboriginal Human Resource Council (AHRC) and establishing the Task Force on the Advancement of Aboriginal Employment. Since then, the collaboration has strengthened and BMO …

Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS)

June 22, 2012 – 5:59 pm | 849 views

If you’re an Aboriginal Canadian and are wondering where to find a job or how to upgrade your skills, the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) may be your answer.
Using an integrated approach, ASETS …

First Citizenship Ceremony on Indian land

June 10, 2011 – 11:36 am | 2,030 views

On Saturday, June 25, the Musqueam Indian Band, with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, will be holding a historic citizenship awards ceremony at the Musqueam Cultural Pavilion, located in the Musqueam Indian community situated on traditional …

Aboriginal employment fell dramatically

May 13, 2010 – 9:35 pm | 668 views

“Aboriginal people aged 15 and over living off reserve experienced sharper declines in employment rates during the recent labour market downturn than non-Aboriginal people.
Between 2008 and 2009, the average employment rate fell faster for off-reserve Aboriginal people than for non-Aboriginal …

Aboriginal population is the fastest growing in Canada

August 3, 2008 – 8:58 pm | 842 views

According to Say Magazine, the fastest growing segment of Canada’s population is Canada’s Aboriginal people. In 2006, the median age of the Aboriginal population was 27 years, compared with 40 years for non-Aboriginal people. Education levels along with economic development are …