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Government of Canada announces funding for training equipment to help apprentices in Old Castle, Ontario, complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 9, 2019              Old Castle, Ontario              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 the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201914 Views

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Nunavut cabinet opts for mine training centre, reduced casuals – Nunatsiaq News

10 September, 2019 “We are a united executive council, with clear goals and strong ideas” Following their mid-term retreat in Arviat last week, Nunavut’s cabinet has decided to set up a Nunavut mine training centre in Rankin Inlet, the Government of Nunavut announced Sept. 9. In doing so, Premier Joe Savikataaq said cabinet is now […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201932 Views

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Canada invests in pilot training at First Nations Technical Institute – wingsmagazine.com

September 9, 2019 Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on September 6 announced a Government of Canada investment of up to $4.9 million over three years for the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI). The investment is being made through FedDev Ontario, which is under the umbrella of Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201928 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester Training Program Launches in Calgary

Calgary, AB (September 9, 2019) – A group of Indigenous students begin training to become software testers in Calgary Monday, with paid internships at leading companies like Suncor and guaranteed full-time jobs with PLATO Testing awaiting those who complete the program. Leroy Big Bull of the Piikani Nation is eager to be a part of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201939 Views

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Government of Canada invests in pilot training at the First Nations Technical Institute

From: Transport Canada September 6, 2019 Ottawa Transport Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced a Government of Canada investment of up to $4.9 million over three years for the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201923 Views

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Investing in People and Businesses in Northern Ontario

Province provides $2.4 million in funding for training in forestry sector September 6, 2019 Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities THUNDER BAY — Ontario’s Government is helping people across Northwestern Ontario prepare for successful careers in the forestry sector by partnering with employers and investing in publicy-funded access to skills training. Today, Ross Romano, Minister […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 201945 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to Make an Announcement

September 5, 2019 The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, will make an announcement about training in the forestry sector in Northern Ontario. Date: Friday, September 6, 2019 Time: Remarks at 10 a.m. A media availability will follow. Media are asked to arrive by 9:30 a.m. Location: Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201937 Views

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Federal government invests in business development and skills training in Northern BC

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada September 5, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada is working with organizations to support training opportunities and equip Canadians with the skills and resources needed to succeed in today’s workforce. That’s why the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201981 Views

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Mobile classroom helps students in northwest British Columbia access trades training

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Federal investment helps Coast Mountain College expand mobile trades training programs September 3, 2019 – Terrace, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Students from around northwest British Columbia will have the opportunity to gain new skills needed to find well-paying jobs in the region’s growing resource sector. The Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201942 Views

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Government of Canada working with Indigenous partners to provide skills training and job opportunities for young Indigenous people

August 30, 2019            Val d’Or, Quebec          Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy is an inclusive economy, where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Indigenous people represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population, yet they continue to be under-represented in the workforce. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of […]

by pnationtalk on September 3, 201932 Views

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New trades training facility puts students on path to success

Aug. 26, 2019 NELSON – Selkirk College students are now able to access cutting-edge training facilities that will get students job-ready for in-demand trades careers, with the official opening of a new trades training facility. “Students in the Kootenays will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the equipment they need to be industry ready,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201945 Views

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Government of Canada partnering with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig to build new discovery centre

From: FedNor Investments in technology infrastructure will accelerate social and economic growth August 23, 2019 – Sault Ste. Marie, ON — Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario — FedNor Indigenous, Métis and non-Indigenous peoples and families in the Baawitigong region in and around Sault Ste. Marie will soon benefit from increased access to economic, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201949 Views

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NUPGE’s 21st session of Leadership Development School wraps up after a week of learning, team building

“Hosting the Leadership Development School is one of NUPGE’s greatest privileges. Each year, we bring engaged and passionate members together to learn from current leaders and experts, but also from each other. It’s an honour to say NUPGE is helping to strengthen solidarity and equip these members as they grow into leaders of the labour […]

by pnationtalk on August 23, 201946 Views

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Recently launched Mobile Training Classroom to expand opportunities for remote Indigenous communities – Anishinabek News

August 23, 2019 THUNDER BAY — Fort William First Nation’s Noah Ogima and Michael Banning are looking forward to working in the trades once they complete the cement finisher program at LiUNA Local 607 in Thunder Bay. The two cement finisher apprentices were in attendance during Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu’s Aug. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201957 Views

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Trades teachers building house with Elsipogtog First Nation

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION (GNB) – Trades teachers and other volunteers are partnering with Elsipogtog First Nation to build a home for a family in need. “Trades are an important aspect of our economy and we are working to improve learning in trades,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy. “We are very pleased […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201943 Views

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Canada supports climate-related jobs and training for students

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time, and youth are among those leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change by supporting the work of independent organizations will advance Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201937 Views

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CWB Welding Foundation launches Introduction to Welding Program for Women with Funding from the Government of Canada

August 19, 2019 – Regina, SK – The CWB Welding Foundation’s “Women of Steel: Forging New Opportunities” introductory welding program is taking place at Saskatchewan Polytechnic August 19-23, 2019. This 30 hour pre-employment technical skills development program, developed by the Canadian Welding Bureau, will be delivered across Canada this year in collaboration with six post-secondary […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201981 Views

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Free driver training for Indigenous peoples in the North

Aug. 15, 2019 TERRACE – More than 1,000 people in Indigenous communities in B.C.’s North Coast and Nechako regions are getting access to driver training, opening the doors to job opportunities and safer travel. The Province is partnering with Terrace-based All Nations Driving Academy (ANDA) to deliver driver training in rural Indigenous communities. The training […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201953 Views

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Opening doors for Indigenous opportunities – The Daily Courier

It’s all about creating opportunities and opening doors. On Tuesday, the Okanagan Training Development Council and the Industry Training Authority signed a memorandum of understanding to support Indigenous apprentices and tradespeople. “There are always barriers with First Nations,” said Raf DeGuevara, chairman of the Okanagan Training Development Council. “That’s why a lot more preparation needs […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201947 Views

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NS Government: More Support for Hiring Young, Diverse People

August 13, 2019 Government hiring programs are helping more diverse young people enter the workforce. Ramy Metwally, originally from Cairo, Egypt, is a computer science student who is enrolled in Dalhousie University’s co-op program. He is working at MetOcean Telematics, an international ocean-tech company in Dartmouth. “I chose Nova Scotia and Dalhousie, because I wanted […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201936 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for First Nations organization in Thunder Bay

Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs August 13, 2019                     Thunder Bay, Ontario                 Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation and fostering a better future for Indigenous people by ensuring First Nations people have greater opportunities to find and keep good quality jobs. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on August 13, 201948 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester training program to launch in Calgary

(Calgary, AB – August 12, 2019) – Applications are open for the first ever Indigenous Software Tester training program to be held in Calgary starting September 9th, put on by PLATO Testing Ltd (PLATO). PLATO specializes in training and employing Indigenous software testers to provide diverse software testing solutions to clients throughout North America. “We’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201942 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada announces funding to benefit First Nations people in Thunder Bay

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is working with local First Nations organizations to create employment opportunities for First Nations people in Thunder Bay. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201945 Views

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Seeking applications to deliver internships and digital skills training for recent graduates

Statements of interest due October 1, 2019, and full applications due December 16, 2019 August 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario The labour market will undergo major changes in the coming years as a result of automation, robotics, big data, 3D printing and artificial intelligence. To address the challenges that will come with these changes, the Digital […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 201943 Views

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Welding camp partnership with Wabanaki Communities

August 12, 2019 ESGENOÔPETITJ (GNB) – Middle school Wabanaki students will have the opportunity for hands-on learning at welding camps this summer. “Trade education provides students with experiential, hands-on learning,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy. “The camps provide students with an opportunity to learn new skills in an enjoyable and supportive […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 201935 Views

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IRC: Community Owned Network Training in Ulukhaktok

August 09, 2019 Community Members of Ulukhaktok The Internet Society is offering free training on how to build and run a community-owned Internet service provider in Ulukhaktok. No prior experience or technical ability is required and everyone is welcome! Sign up now to learn how to: · Build and operate a network for the Hamlet […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 201927 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP Celebrates a Third Line Crew Ground Support Training Program Graduation

August 8, 2019 Participants from the third round of Line Crew Ground Support training celebrated today with their families and community leaders. The training group supported each other and worked exceptionally well as a team in training. The graduates are strong candidates for opportunities in the powerline sector with many having heavy equipment and construction […]

by pnationtalk on August 9, 201945 Views

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National Screen Institute launches NSI New Northern Voices training program, issues call for applications

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) has launched an exciting new pilot training program for residents of northern Manitoba aged 18+. NSI New Northern Voices, in association with University College of the Northern (UCN), is a full-time, four-week pilot program located in The Pas, Manitoba introducing students to media-based storytelling. Students will have the opportunity […]

by pnationtalk on August 8, 201942 Views

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On-the-land Indigenous training camp ran near Hedley from July 14 to 21 – Keremeos Review

Aug. 6, 2019 A seven-day on-the-land training camp for Indigenous teens took place just outside of Hedley on ancestral land from July 14 to 21. The camp was grounded in the teachings of the Okanagan First Nations but was for all Indigenous youth. Participating this year was Syilx youth in the Similkameen with other Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201932 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for innovative project to help apprentices in Thunder Bay complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 6, 2019           Thunder Bay, Ontario                 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 the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201966 Views

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York U: New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 – The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201943 Views

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Government of Canada helps women in Newfoundland and Labrador prepare for high‑demand and well‑paying jobs in the construction trades

July 31, 2019              Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador              Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. The Government recognizes the importance of building a diverse workforce and supporting women so they can launch careers in high-demand construction trades. Today, Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for […]

by pnationtalk on July 31, 201958 Views

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Carlton Trail College and Sask Polytech partnership boosts funding for trades training

July 30, 2019 – To help women, Indigenous peoples, newcomers and persons with disabilities start a career in the trades, Carlton Trail College is offering bursaries to better support a skilled, inclusive, certified and productive trades workforce by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of training provided. The bursaries and funding are made possible by the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201943 Views

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New Project Supports Indigenous Career Development in Unama’ki (Cape Breton)

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office to help grow Indigenous companies, encourage entrepreneurship through skills development July 27, 2019 – Membertou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Supporting the growth of Indigenous-owned businesses, youth and future entrepreneurs helps create jobs and improves the quality of life for people in Atlantic Canada’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201947 Views

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Combining Indigenous-led tourism with NIC training

Tourism student Zoe Speck is putting her training to work at the Kwa’lilas Hotel in Port Hardy while she earns her Tourism and Hospitality Management certificate at NIC. The Kwa’lilas is owned and operated by Kawatsi Economic Development Corporation (KEDC), the economic development arm of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nation. Since opening in 2017, the hotel […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201969 Views

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Innovative Saskatchewan employers receive federal support to create hundreds of new jobs and opportunities

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Saskatoon and central Saskatchewan receive significant federal funding July 24, 2019 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Western Economic Diversification Canada Saskatchewan companies and not-for-profit organizations are contributing to the growth of Western Canada’s economy, and the Government of Canada is supporting them as they develop new […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201970 Views

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Government of Canada helps women in Atlantic provinces prepare for high‑demand and well‑paying jobs in the construction trades

July 23 , 2019            Halifax, Nova Scotia    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. The Government recognizes the importance of building a diverse workforce and supporting women so they can launch careers in high-demand construction trades. Today, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for […]

by pnationtalk on July 23, 201941 Views

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65 New Correctional Officers Graduate

Frontline Workers will Increase Public Safety in Their Communities July 19, 2019 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the province’s adult correctional system safer by hiring 65 new correctional officer graduates. “Correctional officers are essential partners in Ontario’s justice system,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “They provide a vital service that directly impacts community safety across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201975 Views

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Inaugural Indigenous Aviation Camp to Take Flight at FNTI

July 19, 2019 (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) — After training Indigenous pilots since 1990, the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) will be hosting its first annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp next week. From July 21 – 28, twelve Indigenous youth from across Canada will converge at FNTI’s Tyendinaga Aerodrome to attend ground school, C-172 training […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201998 Views

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Federal training scheme marginalizes southern Inuit, TI says – Nunatsiaq News

18 July, 2019 StatCan estimates about 40 per cent of Inuit now live outside Inuit Nunangat A federal Indigenous training program that Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, promoted in Iqaluit earlier this month “further marginalizes” the Inuit of Ontario, the head of Tungasuvvingat Inuit said yesterday. Bennett “announced” the program […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201935 Views

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KRG: Very First Graduates of Childcare Management Training

July 18, 2019 – On June 29, 2019, 15 participants received attestations of college studies in Management of Childcare Centres. The graduates included eight childcare centre management employees and seven KRG Childcare Section staff members. The new college program was launched by the KRG Childcare Section in February 2018 in close cooperation with the CEGEP […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201944 Views

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Ontario Building Skilled Workforce in Sudbury

Funding for Cambrian College Prepares Workers for Skilled Trades and Technology Jobs July 15, 2019 Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities SUDBURY — Ontario’s Government for the People is helping students across the province prepare for successful careers in the skilled trades and technology sectors so that employers have the skilled workforce they need to make […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201955 Views

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Indigenous Skills and Employment Training

Credits: Employment and Social Development Canada This week we launched the new Inuit ISET program with Kakivak Association and ITK Canada Inuit. In case you missed this historic announcement, check out the re-cap.

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2019219 Views

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Premiers Committed to Enhancing Skills Development and Immigration

SASKATOON, SK, July 10, 2019 – Supporting effective labour mobility and foreign qualification recognition processes, ensuring workers can access needed skills and training, and building an inclusive and diverse labour market are essential to growing Canada’s economy and creating jobs. Premiers are committed to ongoing progress in these areas. Premiers also acknowledged the importance of […]

by pnationtalk on July 11, 201952 Views

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FNTI Launches Inaugural Annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp

(Tyendinaga, ON) — After training Indigenous pilots since 1990, the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) will be hosting its first annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp in July. From July 21 – 28, eleven Indigenous youth from across Canada will converge at FNTI’s aviation campus to attend ground school, C-172 training flights, simulator sessions, cultural events […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201954 Views

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Liberal minister promotes new Indigenous training program in Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

9 July, 2019 Meet your new acronym: “ISET” In a pre-election photo-op on July 8 in Iqaluit, Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the creation of a new federal labour market strategy for Inuit that was first set out in the Liberal government’s 2018 budget. Bennett, speaking on behalf of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201947 Views

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Minister Tassi visits communities in British Columbia, highlights Government of Canada’s support for seniors

July 9, 2019              Vancouver, British Columbia              Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities, and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, wrapped up a […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201938 Views

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Government of Canada invests in Inuit organizations to launch new skills and employment training program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs July 8, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and Inuit partners are taking significant action to ensure Inuit have greater opportunities for employment and can achieve lifelong prosperity for themselves, their families […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201969 Views

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NU Government: Introduction to Prospecting course

Do you want to learn how to prospect for iron or gold, identify different rocks and minerals, and acquire prospecting skills and techniques? To find out more about the geology of Nunavut and the mining industry, the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is offering free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting courses. Classes are in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201955 Views

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Government of Canada supports training and resources for workplace harassment and violence

From: Employment and Social Development Canada July 5, 2019 Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada All Canadians deserve a workplace that is free from harassment and violence. That is why the Government of Canada is making significant investments to help protect federally regulated employees from these unacceptable behaviours. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201980 Views

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