Indigenous businesses and communities tackle tech deficit

TORONTO, Ont.– A holistic approach to bringing emerging digital technologies to Indigenous businesses and communities is urgently required to ensure their participation in the new economy, according to a report released by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Called “Digital Directions: Towards skills development and inclusion of Indigenous peoples in the new economy” the report contains sweeping recommendations to ensure the Indigenous workforce and youth have access to the fast-evolving skill sets needed to participate in science, technolog...

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