Connecting with Canadians
Economic Downturn Heightens Wood Buffalo's Challenges
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
E-network: Pathways for Métis and First Nation Youth: The Lessons of Wood Buffalo, Alberta