For more on the Landholding Transition Act, see here and here.
Confused by all the technical talk in the discussion of global warming and its impact on the economy?
The primer was released on November 23rd and is available here.
The Yves Landry Foundation, a not-for-profit training structure established to improve the performance of manufacturing companies, has announced a new funding program for Ontario.
This is why everyone from US President Barack Obama to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper having been talking up a Carbon “Cap and Trade” system.
If that doesn’t make things any clearer, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has stepped up to help with a primer on “Cap and Trade” systems designed especially for economic developers trying to understand what’s actually being proposed.
The AIME (Achieving Innovation & Manufacturing Excellence) Initiative is designed to provide grants of up to ,000 to companies seeking to enhance innovation, train workers and upgrade tools and technologies.
For years, many economists have suggested that high levels of poverty can be attributed to poor opportunities for land ownership.
Most economists would suggest a tax on carbon – something known as a Pigovian Tax which places a cost on “negative externalities” like pollution.
This has been adopted in British Columbia, but has proven unpopular in other parts of North America.
This has promoted many observers to suggest that the cycle of poverty found in many First Nations communities was exacerbated by traditions of communally-held lands and property, which prevented would-be entrepreneurs from accessing financial support.
The Nisga’a First Nation’s groundbreaking and innovative move will make it a perfect case study for the potential impacts of new entrepreneurial opportunities within First Nation communities.
The Nisga’a First Nation in northwestern British Columbia has become the first Canadian aboriginal group to allow private property rights on its territory.
In November, the Nisga’a Lisims Government passed the Nisga’a Landholding Transition Act, which permits Nisga’a citizens to acquire and sell land, including sales to non-Nisga’a buyers.