Education would solve aboriginal challenges, advocate Roberta Jamieson says – Toronto Star

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Education would solve aboriginal challenges, advocate Roberta Jamieson says

Published On Sun Jan 22 2012

OTTAWA—The key to solving the challenges facing Canada’s aboriginal communities is ensuring the education of their young people, a leading advocate says.

That’s why education must be the focus when Prime Minister Stephen Harper and senior cabinet ministers gather with First Nations leaders for a high-level summit on Tuesday, Roberta Jamieson, CEO and president of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation.

An investment in education will help turn around the fortunes of aboriginal communities and pay dividends for decades to come, she said.

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1119400

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