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Indigenous education could provide $90B boost to Sask. economy says U of S professor

 


Erasing the province's billion-dollar deficit will require bold moves, but a University of Saskatchewan professor says his solution is "a no brainer."

U of S economist Eric Howe says improving the levels of education and employment for Indigenous people would boost the provincial economy by up to $90 billion dollars.

"The amounts are huge," said Howe, who has authored two studies on the issue in recent years.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/indigenous-economy-saskatchewan-november-28-2016-1.3872100

 

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