Isolated communities

Exploring the implementation and potential adaptation of Action Schools! (2009)

BC for Rural and Remote First Nations Communities

This document describes a project designed to test whether a school-based healthy lifestyles program could improve the health of Aboriginal children and youth in Canada.

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2014-05-28

Building Essential Skills in the Workplace: Shaping Performance at BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc. (2005)

The Workplace Learning Program (WLP) at BHP Billiton Diamonds’ remote Ekati mine site in the Northwest Territories helps to meet corporate production and safety needs, as well as the learning goals of individual workers.

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2013-11-29

Pre-Trades Training for Northern Women (2008)

An Inventory of Existing Pre-Trades Training Programs for Women in the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut Territory

Within the next decade, a large number of new tradespeople will be required to fill jobs in the mining, oil and gas, and construction sectors in Canada’s three territories. Unless northern women are prepared to enter trades occupations in large numbers, those positions will probably be filled by workers from outside the territories and, possibly, from outside of Canada.

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2013-11-08

Supporting Apprenticeship Completions: A Model of Service Provision – Consultation Report (2013)

This consultation report is part of a project designed to close the gap between the number of people who start apprenticeship programs in remote locations in Northern Ontario and the number who actually complete the programs and receive their trade credentials. The project’s objective is to identify and pilot models for supporting those apprentices.

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2013-09-16

Supporting Apprenticeship Completions: A Model of Service Provision – Final Report (2013)

This is the final report of a project designed to develop ways to help apprentices living in remote locations in Northern Ontario to complete the work required to receive their trade credentials.

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2013-06-25

Cross-national Consultations on Health and Learning: Final Report on Adults Living in Rural and Remote Areas (2008)

This document grew out of a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation organized by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2005.

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2013-02-26

Mother Raven Nursery Rhymes (1992)

This booklet is a collection of nursery rhymes with a twist, featuring traditional rhymes rewritten to reflect the experiences of Canada’s North.

For instance, “Peter Peter, Pumpkin Eater” becomes “Peter Peter, Dryfish Eater” and Mary has a little lynx, rather than a lamb.

Each rhyme is illustrated with a black and white drawing.

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2013-01-24

E-Learning to support health literacy, health promotion and disease management in community settings (2009)

This document describes a project carried out to examine the use of web-based health information sites.

The project involved three diverse sites and groups, including patients and health-care professionals from a family health team and clinic in a large urban centre; community members from a social support agency in an urban centre; and community members and health providers from First Nations communities in Northern Ontario.

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2012-06-11

Report on Consultations with Adults Living in Rural and Remote Areas (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre to identify themes, gaps and needs for adults living in rural and remote areas of Canada. Participants included adults and service providers from Inverness, Nova Scotia; Seaforth, Ontario; and Fort Liard, Northwest Territories.

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2012-06-01

Report on Consultations with Adults Living with HIV/AIDS (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet offers a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) to identify themes, gaps and needs for adult living with HIV/AIDS.

Participants included adults living with HIV/AIDS and service-providers from Edmonton (AB), Montreal (QC) and different parts of Nova Scotia.

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2012-05-10

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