Government of Canada (2008). Fact Sheet – Urban Aboriginal population in Canada.

Government of Canada (2008, November 3). Fact Sheet – Urban Aboriginal population in Canada. Retrieved May 9, 2014, from

“Canada’s urban Aboriginal population is also very mobile. One in four urban Aboriginal people were living in a different residence one year prior to the 2006 Census, by moving within the same city or moving from a different community, like a First Nation Reserve or another urban or rural area. This high rate of mobility creates some challenges for accessing and providing services, particularly services like education, employment training and housing.”

“… employment gap between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people in urban areas disappears for those who have completed post-secondary education …”

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