CALGARY, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is
holding a press conference to announce the release of a study by the
Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research (RCMR), and Dr. Eric Howe, on the
economic impact of the aboriginal education gap in Alberta.
What: The Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is holding a press conference to
announce the release of a study by the Rupertsland Centre for Métis
Research (RCMR) and Dr. Eric Howe on the economic impart of the
Aboriginal education gap in Alberta.
Who: The Rupertsland Institute is an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta
and has a mandate in education, training and research on behalf of the
Métis people of Alberta.
The Rupertsland Centre for Metis Research is an academic centre under
the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta
Why: This report is the first of many studies that will be undertaken by the
RCMR and RLI to explore the economic impact of Aboriginal education and
training and the relevance to Alberta's economy. The RCMR research
presented will show a strong correlation between education and lifetime
earnings among the Aboriginal community, and will be available to
government, policy-makers, decision-makers, and Aboriginal planning
entities to help create policy and education programming.
Who Should Attend: News Media, Industry, Higher Education Executives, Academia, Government
When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Where: 2-06 Pembina Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Image with caption: "Rupertsland Institute logo (CNW Group/Rupertsland Institute)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140225_C7203_PHOTO_EN_37134.jpg
SOURCE: Rupertsland Institute
For further information:
Associate Director - Research, Policy and Strategic Partnerships