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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...
03 May 2016
May
03
Hello, Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I’m an associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute. For those not aware, the C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise Canadian living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. If I knew better than anyone else what the future of the oil gas sector looked like, I’d currently be scuba diving off my own private yacht somewhere in the Caribbean. But here I am. What I can point to is what the policy priorities for governments should be to help foster an innovative and sustainable oil and gas sector in the future. I’m going to be discussing a C.D. Howe Institute paper published...

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