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What if … Women Played Key Roles in Resource Development – Introductions

In the next decade, more than 500 projects in oil, gas, forestry and mining will affect many Aboriginal communities across Canada. There are already debates taking place on issues like: the role of Aboriginal communities in these developments; the sharing of the wealth generated; the environment; foreign investment; transportation of output and...

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Leadership For All Generations

Author Lana Binning – Never in my life have I had a passion for anything more than helping others better their lives and best prepare young people for a life worth living. By changing ourselves we change our surroundings. Sometimes we work so hard to change others, when the most lasting change is to change one’s self, one’s own paradigm. Source:...

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Women’s Leadership

Is Aboriginal women’s leadership different than men’s style of leadership? Sheila Isaac, Program Manager for Indigenous Women in Community Leadership at the Coady International Institute of St Francis Xavier University, shares her view on the subject. She also briefly outlines three case studies from across Canada showing how Aboriginal women have provided leadership to improve their own lives and the lives of their...

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Government Perspectives on the Role of Aboriginal Women in Resource Development

In this fourth and last part of this series our panelists are exploring through the lens of governments’ perspectives issues like, what legislative measures are needed to ensure a fair share of future job by Aboriginal women What might be useful in stimulating collaboration and cooperation in workplaces? What could be done to entice companies to be more pro-actively supportive of Aboriginal...

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