Category: Economic Development
If you live in a rural or remote area of Canada, dealing with sexual assault and intimate partner violence comes with specific challenges. First of all, women and girls in these communities may face additional obstacles to accessing help: social isolation, longer travel times to services, transportation difficulties, areas where most people know each other.
The soaring cost of post-secondary is well-known and is generally understood as one of the central reasons students are now having to take out more and more student loans. Less discussed, however, is the way in which women are disadvantaged in this increasingly unforgiving economic environment.
EntrepreNorth is calling on you to ensure that your project design and management is inclusive of Indigenous peoples. This means involving Indigenous participation in all aspects of the project. If and when possible, incorporate on-the-land activities and appropriate ceremony.
Shannen Koostachin wanted all First Nations kids to attend safe and comfortable schools and receive culturally-relevant education. Today, we’re calling for the same.