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Closing the Divide: Progress and Challenges in Adult Skills Development among Indigenous Peoples

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September 6, 2017
Closing the Divide: Progress and Challenges in Adult Skills Development among Indigenous Peoples

Closing the skills gap between working-age Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is essential for the economic success of Canada’s Indigenous peoples, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Closing the Divide: Progress and Challenges in Adult Skills Development among Indigenous Peoples,” authors Parisa Mahboubi and Colin Busby find both progress and challenges in the adult skills development attained by off-reserve Indigenous people, particularly among those without a high-school education, and recommend solutions.

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Parisa Mahboubi , Senior Policy Analyst
Parisa Mahboubi
Colin Busby, Associate Director, Research
Colin Busby

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