Mapping the Landscape: Indigenous Skills Training and Jobs in Canada
Published: June 23, 2020
Between 2016 and 2026, 350,000 Indigenous youth will turn 15, the age at which they become potential members of the workforce. Failure to support this cohort with the education, skills and training they will require to succeed in Canada’s evolving economy may very well mean a continuation of the status quo for Indigenous peoples, effectively putting a brake on Canada’s national economic engine. Success, however, could boost Canada’s economy by $27.7 billion annually.