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When Supply does not Meet Demand (Contaminated Sites Report 2008)

Labour Gaps and Issues in Canada’s Contaminated Sites Sector

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

During the next few decades, federal, provincial, and municipal governments, as well as the private sector, are poised to commit considerable financial resources to cleaning up contaminated sites across Canada.

ECO Canada, in partnership with Human Resources and Social Development Canada, commissioned this research study so that stakeholders across the country could have a better understanding of the gaps between labour demand and supply when it comes to cleanup of contaminated sites.

by NationTalk on June 18, 20081227 Views

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Diavik 2007 Sustainable Development Report

Introduction

Using Resources Wisely

For centuries, people of the North have used resources wisely, Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., the Rio Tinto company which operates the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, is continuing this tradition by practising sustainable development.

by NationTalk on June 14, 20081383 Views

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Economic Valuation and Socio-Cultural Perspectives of the Estimated Harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Herds

Prepared by:
InterGroup Consultants Ltd.
500-280 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Submitted to:
Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board
P.O. Box 629
Stonewall, MB R0C 2Z0

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board (BQCMB) identified a need to update their previous economic valuation of the harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds that took place in 1990. InterGroup Consultants Ltd. was retained by the BQCMB to update and expand the scope of the economic valuation component of the study, as well as to try and understand the social and cultural importance of the harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds to those who rely on the resource.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081539 Views

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Students on the move: Ways to address the impact of mobility among Aboriginal students

May 15, 2008

The high-school completion rate for Aboriginal students continues to fall well short of the Canadian average. Recent research has highlighted student mobility as a major barrier to successful high-school completion. Low completion rates among Aboriginal students in families who move more frequently point to the need for greater school support for these students.

by NationTalk on May 20, 20081615 Views

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CAB – 2007-08 Report on Diversity in Broadcasting

Introduction

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is the national voice of Canada’s private broadcasters, representing the vast majority of Canadian programming services including private television and radio stations, networks and specialty, pay and pay-per view television services. The CAB is pleased to present its 2007-08 Report on Diversity in Broadcasting (the Report) to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).

by NationTalk on May 3, 20081254 Views

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Just Released – Children’s Mental Health Ontario Evidence Based Practices Consultation Paper

Executive Summary

Over the past twenty years, progress in the identification of effective treatment interventions has raised service standards in the child, youth, and family mental health sector. The emerging benchmark is the delivery of evidence-based, empirically supported (see glossary) service delivery models that result in positive clinical outcomes for participants. As a leader in the field, Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) plans to take a proactive role in this transformation through its Accreditation Program and the development of the CMHO Evidence-Based Practice Technical Assistance Centre. This consultation paper is intended to frame this vision and to engage our stakeholders in the process of moving forward together toward its realization.

by NationTalk on May 2, 20081276 Views

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NAFC Report: Sheltering Urban Aboriginal Homeless People – Assessment of Situation and Needs

Executive Summary

Background and Methodology

This Study seeks to identify the needs of urban Aboriginal homeless shelters. It was expected that a variety of Federal / Provincial / Territorial (F/P/T) and Aboriginal stakeholders would benefit from a shelter needs assessment which pays particular attention to the challenges of policy, financial resources, financial administrative requirements, demand for services, and a unique caseload which calls for special approaches.

by NationTalk on May 2, 20081365 Views

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