Student, Laurentian University
With nēhiyawak (Plains Cree) and Red River Métis roots and as an up-and-coming researcher and policy developer, Mathew Dueck aspires to apply his insights especially as they relate to accessibility, mental health activism, and Indigenous representation in post-secondary education. Mathew is a 3rd-year Indigenous social work student, completing a minor in sociology at Laurentian University. Highly involved in the university community, Mathew is a researcher for the Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights office, and serves on numerous committees and working groups. As well, he is the current President of the Indigenous Social Work Student Council. It is in the spirit of collaboration and equal opportunity, service to others, and innovation and creativity, that Mathew wishes to learn and lead from.
In Canada, and more specifically in Northern Ontario, we are living in an era of aging demographics, which will present numerous challenges and opportunities for our labour force in the years to come. What does the long-term labour market look like for our youth? How do we align expectations and education to meet the challenges […]