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Aboriginal Economic Development
Aboriginal economic development, or the lack thereof, affects all Canadians. This section uses the 2006 Census to explore specific aspects of this problem. A better understanding of the problems is necessary to provide the basis for reasonable and cost-effective solutions.
Aboriginal issues are a pressing and intractable problem for all Canadians. Among the many pressing Aboriginal issues are the economic ones. We utilize Census data to explore employment, labour force, and schooling for Aboriginal people in Canada. While there are many explanations for the employment gap between Aboriginal and other Canadians, the schooling gap is obviously a major one.