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January 15, 2018

Workforce development in First Nation communities

How an integrated approach to education can lead to better outcomes for indigenous job seekers The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board estimates that closing education and training gaps would increase earnings in the Indigenous workforce by as much as $8.5 billion annually. Given Canada’s national labour shortage, workforce development programs are starting to explore how [...]
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December 13, 2017

Creating Dialogue for Tourism Development

For a tourism industry to thrive, there needs to be a critical mass of visitor experiences and cooperation among businesses and other stakeholders to ensure everyone can succeed and contribute effectively to growing this economic opportunity. CEDEC Revitalization, on November 19, hosted its first Festival and Event Dialogue Day in Quebec’s Gaspésie to discuss volunteer [...]
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December 12, 2017

Getting local communities involved in tourism

In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. Analysis document Local organizations are increasingly turning to residents for help in welcoming visitors and promoting and developing tourism. [...]
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December 5, 2017

Tourism Information Network – Edition 11

TOURISM INTELLIGENCE NETWORK | Edition 11 | Decembre 2017 In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Using technology to promote heritage Since last July, the [...]
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September 20, 2017

Digging up the past. Developing the future.

Archeology spurs experiential tourism in Blanc-Sablon If the land could speak, oh what it would share with us! On Quebec's Lower North Shore, arrowheads, flakes, bones and dark, greasy soil reveal plenty of stories between different Indigenous Peoples, well before first contact with Europeans. There are at least 8,200 years of history to be explored [...]
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