Labour data ‘first step’

Two Organizations The North Superior Workforce Planning Board and Northern Policy Institute joined together to provide communities better access to labour marketing information.

[…]“This information is intended as a starting point for an evidence-based conversation about why certain changes are occurring,” Madge Richardson, executive director of the North Superior Workforce Planning Board, said last week.

“(The reports are) just a first step. It is now up to community members to explore and address the challenges and opportunities their community is experiencing.

The goal of the reports is to provide residents with a better understanding of what is happening in their community […]

[…] There will be 34 reports in total, covering: Animbiigoo Zaag’igan Anishinaabek (Lake Nipigon Ojibway), Aroland First Nation, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation), Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation), Conmee, Dorion, Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope), and Fort William First Nation.[…]

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Source: The Chronicle Journal

Northern Ontario Business: Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

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The Aboriginal Economic Development Fund is granting money to Eabametoong First Nation, Missanabie Cree First Nation and Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek

Eabametoong First Nation will receive $36,952 to train and build capacity for entrepreneurs in the cultural tourism sector. […]

Paul Holcroft, employment community co-ordinator at Eabametoong First Nation, in a release.

“The goal is to bring money into the community to help the local economy by attracting tourists to the Eabametoong First Nation Territory. The training is the first step of many in the cultural tourism industry.”

Source: Northern Ontario Business