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Resource Extraction and Aboriginal Communities in Northern Canada: Economic Considerations

National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO)

Resource Extraction and Aboriginal Communities in Northern Canada: Economic Considerations
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Resource Type Manual
Language
  • English
Year 2008
Country Canada
Topic
  • Industry
  • Informed Decision Making
  • Pimatisiwin
Complexity Practical
Keywords
  • Business Practices
  • Consultation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Impact
  • Impact Benefit Agreement
  • Inherent Rights
  • Land Access
  • Self-Determination
  • Social & Cultural Impacts
  • Sustainability
  • UNDRIP
Written By Indigenous Organization
Written For
  • Indigenous Communities
Description This document reviews some of the economic considerations that may positively impact communities and guide decision making with respect to resource extraction on their territories. Economic impacts of development such as royalties or employment and training opportunities are presented as well as different models for economic negotiation including Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) or joint ventures.
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