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08 Jun 2016
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08
Healthcare in Canada needs governance – clear, determined leadership to pull its poorly coordinated elements together into a real system and put it on course to meet the needs of the 21st century, states a new C.D. Howe Institute Verbatim. In “WANTED: Leadership for Healthcare,” authors Don Drummond, Duncan Sinclair, David M.C. Walker and Christopher S. Simpson outline the necessary steps that leaders must take in revamping Canada’s healthcare system to make it more affordable and accessible for Canadians. 
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students.
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
The federal government should quickly release the $300 million increase it promised in operating expenditures for on-reserve students so that it can be used effectively in the upcoming school year, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute Verbatim. In “‘If we had 300 Million Dollars’: Funding for Reserve Schools,” authors Barry Anderson and John Richards urge the government to use part of the funding to “nudge” schools towards strategies that are likely to ensure students gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to participate in a modern economy.
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
First Nation elementary-secondary education requires several fundamental reforms to improve education outcomes for students on- and off-reserve, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute Verbatim. In “First Nations Elementary-Secondary Education: A National Dilemma,” author Waubageshig makes recommendations to reform three key components that serve as the foundation of any education program: teachers, principals and curriculum.
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students. Click here for the full report.  Participants share their views on what should be done, now, in the following Verbatims. Verbatim: “If we had 300 Million Dollars": Funding for Reserve Schools Authors Barry Anderson and John Richards urge the federal government to quickly release the $300 million increase it promised in operating expenditures for on-reserve students so...

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