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Recruiting Officers learn about the Métis – MNO

Canadian Forces Recruiting Officers from across Canada learned about Métis culture and traditions during a presentation by the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO). The information was presented on June 18 by MNO Veterans’ Council Secretary/Treasurer Greg Garratt and MNO Education Officer Michael Smith. The goal was to provide knowledge about Indigenous culture so Recruiting Officers […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201825 Views

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IRC: Budgeting, Reporting, and Monitoring Course Coming Soon To All ISR Communities

September 14, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for all upcoming Budgeting, Reporting, and Monitoring courses held throughout the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. These courses are offered in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government and Crowe MacKay LLP. Sachs HarbourOctober 10 to 20, 2018 Course Details PaulatukOctober 18 to 29, 2018 Course Details Aklavik […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201823 Views

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Innovative project helps Indigenous people become job-ready

Literacy and essential skills building and benefitting over 300 job seekers and workers September 14, 2018   Thunder Bay, Ontario    Employment and Social Development Canada Ensuring Indigenous people have the essential skills they need to benefit from job training and to launch their careers is a key priority of the Government of Canada. Strong literacy […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201834 Views

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Going back to school is now more affordable thanks to Skills Boost

Government of Canada meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills September 13, 2018    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201822 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to make a Skills Boost announcement

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting adult learners, including making Employment Insurance more flexible and increasing student financial assistance. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201837 Views

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Supercom Graduates Celebrate Completion of Training – NetNewsLedger

11 September 2018 Supercom Industries Celebrates Over 200 Successful Graduates Graduates are ready for new opportunities in energy-related employment Thunder Bay – Supercom Industries LP, a 100% First Nation owned business partnership, is celebrating the graduation of over 200 Northern Ontarians from its energy-related training programs. Twenty (20) new graduates completed training this week and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201823 Views

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Nunavut Employers Grant

Sep 06, 2018 The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for the Nunavut Employers Grant, for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Grant encourages employers to provide training or professional development to Nunavummiut, leading to a new position, a promotion, increased pay within the organization, or regular employment. The Grant covers two-thirds of the eligible […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201832 Views

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KRG: Québec is investing over $6.5 million in two workforce training projects in Nunavik

The Gouvernement du Québec is providing the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) with $6,528,572 in funding over three years for two major Inuit workforce training projects in Nunavik. Jean Boucher, MNA for Ungava and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, made the announcement today in Kuujjuaq on behalf of Minister of Employment […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201832 Views

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu announces funding for training equipment to help apprentices in Thunder Bay complete their skills training and be workforce-ready

Giving every Canadian a fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, and the Government of Canada is committed to supporting key groups, such as women, Indigenous people, newcomers and people with disabilities, to work […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201854 Views

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Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 Sign Cooperation Agreement

Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 Sign Cooperation Agreement THUNDER BAY, ON:) Joe Baxter, Board President of Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Terry Varga, Business Manager of the Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 (“LiUNA Local 607”) today announced the signing […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 201872 Views

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Baffinland hosting interactive training and job fair in the North Baffin Communities

August 27, 2018 Baffinland representatives will be in Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Igloolik, and Pond Inlet from September 10-14, hosting a training and job fair.The fair will outline what Baffinland has to offer in terms of jobs, training and more. The events will offer an opportunity for local residents to speak with Baffinland […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 201842 Views

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Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 to Sign Agreement

Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 to Sign Agreement THUNDER BAY, ON – Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and the Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local Union 607 (LiUNA!) will host a signing ceremony for an agreement to be signed on August […]

by pmnationtalk on August 27, 201874 Views

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GN partnership to deliver Spill Response training

17 August 2018  The Government of Nunavut Departments of Environment, Community and Government Services – Petroleum Products Division and Qulliq Energy Corporation are partnering to deliver a training course for spill response instructors in Iqaluit, August 20-25, 2018. The goal of the course is to build the existing capacity of trained personnel dealing with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201860 Views

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NU Government: Early Learning and Child Care training

August 17, 2018 Funded by the Government of Canada through the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement The Government of Nunavut (GN) Department of Education will be holding Early Learning and Child Care training and professional development August 24 – 29, 2018. This training will provide early childhood educators and facility operators from across Nunavut […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201853 Views

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$812,000 to Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Drummond for Skills Link projects for young Canadians

Aug. 17, 2018    Drummondville, Quebec     Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier and Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201839 Views

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Government of Canada creating a more inclusive Canada by helping to improve the access of people with disabilities to the workforce

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release August 16, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. Employment and Social Development Canada Ensuring people with disabilities have fair chance at obtaining gainful employment is a key part of the Government of Canada’s plan to create a more inclusive, accessible Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201837 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to provide skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Quebec

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit and tour the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Drummond, where he will witness first-hand how the Government of Canada is helping youth find and keep good jobs. This visit wil be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201843 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Mont‑Saint‑Hilaire

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 14, 2018 Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, on behalf of the Honourable Patty […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201850 Views

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Agreement with Kakivak Association supporting Inuit businesses in Nunavut

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Renewed agreement will promote economic development and employment in the Qikiqtani Region August 14, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Today the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201848 Views

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QIA and Baffinland launching Work Ready program in Clyde River to help prepare Inuit for work at Mary River Mine

August 10, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association, in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada, is launching a five-day Work Ready Program beginning August 27, 2018. This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Skills and Partnership Fund. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 2018101 Views

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First students graduate from Indigenous youth training program – Newstalk 610 CKTB

A special event is happening today as the first students from an Indigenous youth training program based in Niagara are set to graduate. The students in the Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board’s Journey to Success program will be honoured at a special ceremony. Niagara College is a key partner in the Journey to Success […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201840 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to help apprentices in Atlantic Canada complete their training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release August 7, 2018 Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia Employment and Social Development Canada Giving every Canadian a real and fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201867 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to support apprentices in Nova Scotia

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook, will visit and tour the Carpenter Millwright College where he will witness first hand how the Government of Canada helps apprentices gain the skills and training they need to succeed. This visit is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201864 Views

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Government of Canada announces agreement to give workers of Newfoundland and Labrador the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

August 3, 2018    St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador   Employment and Social Development Canada By investing directly in Canada’s greatest asset—its resilient, hardworking people—the Government of Canada is helping to ensure that the economic growth we create is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2018133 Views

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New training for service providers who deal with trauma in Indigenous communities

A new Indigenous Tools for Living workshop is being offered to help social-service providers, social workers and health-care workers gain the skills required to support clients struggling with emotional and intergenerational trauma in their communities. “By understanding the trauma and negative impacts of colonization on First Nations peoples, people providing social and health-care services will gain […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201892 Views

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Baffinland: Q-STEP Apprenticeship Training Program

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada is working on ongoing skills development and training in the Qikiqtani region. As part of this project we are recruiting people interested in a career in the skilled trades for the Q-STEP apprenticeship training program. We are recruiting 25 candidates for the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2018101 Views

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Pattullo Bridge project to invest in local people

July 26, 2018 VANCOUVER – The Community Benefit Agreement for the Pattullo Bridge replacement project focuses on opening work opportunities for people where they live and will provide training for the future workforce of the province. The agreement is now publicly available as part of the request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Pattullo Bridge replacement […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201882 Views

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PSA: Gathering Applicants for the QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database, Tuttarvik

July 26, 2018 DATE: August 1-3, 2018 LOCATIONS: Pond Inlet The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is gathering applicants interested in participating in Training opportunities and will be launching a new Inuit Labour Pool Database called Tuttarvik for Inuit impacted by the Mary River Project. QIA’s new website, Tuttarvik, is launching this fall. Tuttarvik will automatically […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201850 Views

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Government of Canada helping 270 First Nation peoples in M’Chigeeng region get job skills and work experience

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release July, 25 2018 M’Chigeeng, ON Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Indigenous peoples are the fastest-growing segment of Canada’s workforce, yet they continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2018112 Views

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Creating Jobs, Growth and Strong Economy in Northern Ontario’s Indigenous Communities

FedNor investment to accelerate business and economic growth in Mattagami First Nation July 24, 2018 – Mattagami First Nation, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Families and businesses in the Mattagami First Nation will benefit from new economic opportunities thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $88,200. This targeted […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201857 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Hajdu to make announcements in M’Chigeeng First Nation and Sudbury

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit northeastern Ontario on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. While there, she will announce funding for skills training that will contribute to long-term, meaningful employment for First Nations people. She will also announce how the Government of Canada will help apprentices in Sudbury gain the skills […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201852 Views

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Call for Proposals for Investments in the Training Equipment Stream of the Union Training and Innovation Program launched today

Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply for funding to support apprentices in completing their training July 23, 2018               Gatineau, Quebec             Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. Union‑based skills training is a key element to achieving the Government’s commitment to get […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201852 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Training Program Celebrates Inaugural Graduating Class

Thunder Bay, ON, July 19, 2018- Today, Wataynikaneyap’s skills training initiative is thrilled to celebrate the graduation of its first round of successful participants in its Line Crew Ground Support Training Course. The 15-week certificate program, held at Gridlink in Thunder Bay, Ontario, started in April and is designed for those looking to gain direct […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018154 Views

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NB Government: First Nations students attend welding camps

July 20, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Students on the Eel Ground and Esgenoôpetitj First Nations will have the opportunity to explore welding through Mind over Metal Camps this summer. “We know that participation in the trades, art, science and technology significantly impacts the development of competencies such as innovation, creativity and critical thinking,” said Education […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201889 Views

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First Nations power project congratulates seven graduates from 1st training program – CBC

The Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project’s 15-week certification program started in April July 19, 2018 As the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project gets closer to its goal of connecting several remote communities to the provincial power grid by 2023, officials from the project gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the graduation of their first round of successful participants. Wataynikaneyap […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201847 Views

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The National Center to Host Second Native Edge Institute in Seattle

A one-day event focusing on tribal technology and leadership July 19, 2018 SEATTLE, WA– The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) will host its second Native Edge Institute (NEI) in partnership with Arctic IT, a Doyon Limited company, on August 23 at the Microsoft Corporation Headquarters in Redmond, WA. All NEIs are made possible […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201850 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for More Than 120 Community Development Projects

July 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide more than $848,000 in grants to community development projects across the province, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “We are continuing to invest funds in programs and local infrastructure that make a difference […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201879 Views

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IRC: Project Jewel’s Family Whaling Camp Tentatively Postponed Until August

July 18, 2018 Project Jewel is hosting a Family Whaling Camp in the Kittigazuit/Whitefish Station area for three families from the Inuvik region. Please be advised that this program has been tentatively postponed until the first week of August 2018. If you have any questions about Project Jewel, please contact: Jimmy Ruttan On-the-Land and Support […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201861 Views

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Partnership with Congress of Aboriginal Peoples provides training opportunities at Assiniboine

July 17, 2018 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is partnering with Assiniboine Community College to provide a Heavy Equipment Operator program to 10 Indigenous students later this summer. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples will provide the tuition for the program for qualified candidates who meet their funding criteria. Interested individuals who are Indigenous persons […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201853 Views

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Media advisory: MP Anthony Rota to make FedNor announcement to support jobs, growth and a strong economy in Temagami First Nation

Temagami First Nation, Ontario, July 16, 2018 — Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will visit the Temagami First Nation on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 to make an important FedNor announcement to pave the way […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201887 Views

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BC Government: New framework ties major projects to benefits for workers and communities

July 16, 2018 BURNABY – A new, landmark agreement for key public-sector infrastructure projects in B.C. will deliver good-paying jobs, better training and apprenticeships, and more trades opportunities for Indigenous peoples, women and youth around the province. “British Columbians rightfully expect B.C. projects to benefit B.C. workers, families and communities. Our new Community Benefits Agreement […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 2018104 Views

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IUOE Local 115 gets funding for heavy equipment training – Journal Of Commerce

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — The federal government is helping bolster future heavy equipment operators in B.C. by providing $575,000 over three years in the IUOE-TA Indigenous Training Partnerships Project, delivered by the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 115 Training Association in the Greater Vancouver Area. The funding supports Local 115’s purchase of state-of-the-art […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201892 Views

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Federal N.S. deal on funding levels for workplace training, job help completed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 13, 2018  HALIFAX _ The federal government is investing $700 million over six years in employment and skills training programs in Nova Scotia. Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board of Canada, announced Friday the funding will be available for programs that include literacy and high school completion programs for adults. Funding […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201861 Views

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Government of Canada announces agreement to give Nova Scotians the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

July 13, 2018               Halifax, Nova Scotia             Employment and Social Development Canada By investing directly in Canada’s greatest asset—its resilient, hardworking people—the Government of Canada is helping to ensure that the economic growth we create is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201871 Views

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Nault announces over $5.7 million federal investment to help Indigenous people get vital job skills and work experience

Today, the Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for the Kenora riding, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a $5,730,241 project that will have the Sioux Lookout Area Aboriginal Employment & Training Board (SLAAMB) provide training for Indigenous peoples looking to join the workforce. WireService.ca Media […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2018124 Views

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Hunter training now online in Nunavut – Nunatsiaq.com

July 12, 2018 “Our main goal is to make hunting education easily accessible to Nunavummiut” In Nunavut, family members usually pass down traditional skills like hunting and harvesting. But now, you can get help online with learning to hunt, according to the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Environment. And, you can do it for free. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201886 Views

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Indigenous students’ Pathways to Shipbuilding journey complete with employment

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 11, 2018 — Twelve students in the Pathways to Shipbuilding for Indigenous Students program graduated with their Diploma in Metal Fabrication on Friday, July 6, at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and were immediately offered full-time employment with Halifax Shipyard, Canada’s National Shipbuilder. On Monday, July 9, six of the graduates […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201898 Views

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NB Government: More than 2,000 summer jobs filled through SEED program

July 10, 2018 CAMPBELLTON (GNB) – More than 2,000 students are working in non-profit, private sector and municipal government jobs this summer with support from the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program. Of the 2,056 people participating, 1,334 are university students, 229 are college students and 493 are students who graduated from high school this […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201859 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant coastal restoration fund Investment in South-West New Brunswick through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release Saint Andrews, New Brunswick – The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will benefit from healthier ecosystems that support marine wildlife, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201870 Views

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Nunavut’s first online hunter education course

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 5, 2018) –The Department of Environment is proud to announce the launch of the territory’s first online hunter education course. This course is voluntary, free and open to Nunavut residents, to complete at their own pace. It teaches new and inexperienced participants to become responsible ethical hunters, and helps seasoned hunters improve […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2018134 Views

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