Connecting with Canadians

Commentary:

Economic Downturn Heightens Wood Buffalo's Challenges

by Alison Taylor

In Wood Buffalo, industry has become an influential player in education and training due to their stated interest in developing capacity within local Aboriginal communities and working with them to develop a pool of skilled labour.  However, the authors observe, increased reliance on industry partners appears to foster inequities within and across communities and result in a more fragmented approach to education and training in the region.

Release Date: 16 Apr 2009
Number of pages: 1
Document number: 51240