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Training women to lead in Grande Prairie

On National Aboriginal Day, Status of Women is giving a $50,000 grant to a program that integrates sacred teachings with leadership training for women. The unique 16-week “Leading the Way” leadership training program, offered through the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre, helps women remove barriers to achieve leadership roles – for board positions or to run […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201722 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council: Atoske Summer Training Program

July 17th – 28th, 2017 Fitness training evening sessions included White Buffalo Youth Lodge 602 – 20th Street West APPLY BY: JUNE 27th, 2017 New addition to this year’s Atoske Program are fitness training strategies and tips on how to become successful in applying for emergency service’s careers Registration is open to all urban Saskatoon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201718 Views

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Indigenous students complete training program at Royal Military College of Canada

June 16, 2017 – Kingston, Ont. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) concluded today at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), marking the end of the year-long program focused on developing leaders for Indigenous communities and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The program offers Indigenous youth the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201720 Views

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Government of Canada launches $50-million coding program for young Canadians

Digital skills program will prepare next generation for future jobs June 14, 2017 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Young Canadians will get the skills they need for the well-paying jobs of the future as a result of a $50-million program that gives them the opportunity to learn coding and other digital […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201732 Views

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Qalipu FN: Attention Women Trained or Working in Trades, or Currently Seeking Employment

June 02, 2017 Each year the Women’s Policy Office hosts Roundtables on the Economic Status of Women to share information, provide feedback and support, and develop strategies to improve women’s economic well-being. The Roundtables also provide a mechanism for the Women’s Policy Office to consult with stakeholders on the effectiveness of new and existing government […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201735 Views

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Release of the NWT Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupational Certification Strategy

YELLOWKNIFE (May 31, 2017) – The Department of Education, Culture and Employment would like to announce the release of the NWT Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupational Certification Strategy 2017-2022. This important Strategy addresses the priorities of the 18th Legislative Assembly and shares the goals of the Skills 4 Success Strategic Framework, which aims to improve employment […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201735 Views

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BC’s Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training starts today!

Aboriginal Policing Services 2017-05-23 10:51 PDT File # Aboriginal Awareness Week Aboriginal Awareness Week 2017 is May 23 – 27, 2017, and it’s our opportunity to recognize Aboriginal peoples within the RCMP mosaic. This year, the BC RCMP is excited to celebrate the week by launching the 2017 class of Aboriginal Pre-Cadets. Twenty-eight participants from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201729 Views

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MNO: A new technology-focused approach to assist youth in securing employment

Métis Nation of Ontario to deliver hospitality skills training program, Navigating Employment Pathways, in the Thunder Bay region as part of provincial ALiGN Network In response to the critical labour shortages facing many of Ontario’s key sectors, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and OTEC, in partnership with Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA), […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201782 Views

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NunatuKavut: May 30 deadline for skills development funding application

May 05, 2017 May 30 is our application deadline for skills development funding for diploma or certificate programs starting in fall 2017. More information on this program can be found on this website under “Find Education & Training.” A PDF copy of the application form can be downloaded by clicking on the link below: Application […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 2017228 Views

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College Frontier is recruiting Summer Literacy Camp Counsellors in 10 Nunavik communities

If you are 18 or more and interested in working with children aged between 5 and 12, this may be a job for you! Successful applicants will be offered a 6-week contract, with a salary of $20 an hour. For more information check the Kativik School Board website www.kativiq.qc.ca. If you have any questions, please […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201777 Views

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New grant trains Calgary women for tech jobs

April 27, 2017 Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean announced $100,000 in funding for Making Changes Association to prepare immigrant and Indigenous women for careers in technology. Calgary’s Making Changes will launch a program that trains women for higher paying jobs in the computer networking sector. Adding in job-search skills and on-the-job work experience gives […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2017106 Views

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MNO Grand River Métis Council Governance and Finance Training

On March 25-26, 2017, The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Grand River Métis Council (GRMC) participated in a Governance and Finance Training session in Guelph. Training was facilitated by MNO Community Relations Coordinators Glen Lipinski and Beth Boros. The two-day training session focused on policies, procedures, aspects of budgeting and general reporting. The MNO benefits […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201755 Views

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Referral Officer Training Program hosted by The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council is hosting a Referral Officer Training Program in Fort St. John, BC from May 1-5, 2017 at the Pomeroy Hotel.  The training, supporting materials, breakfasts and lunches are covered by CSTC. Seats are limited and are on a first come first serve basis. To register, please use this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cstc-referral-officer-training-program-fort-st-john-2017-tickets-32022424935 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201763 Views

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Northwest youth focus of expanded business training

April 06, 2017 VICTORIA – The Province is partnering with Futurpreneur Canada and Prince Rupert LNG to provide $356,000 to teach Indigenous and other rural youth valuable business skills. The ThriveNorth program is available to people between 18 and 39 years old from northwest B.C. who want to learn business skills or have a strong […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201759 Views

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More than 7,000 British Columbians train for local jobs with government support

April 06, 2017 VICTORIA – More than 7,000 British Columbians will be trained by this fall through a wide range of skilled-trades and employment training projects throughout the province, thanks to $45.4 million from the provincial and federal governments in 2016/17. The governments allocated the funding for four training programs to help B.C. job seekers […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201773 Views

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$3 million drives Tsimshian skills-training programs

PRINCE RUPERT – More than 600 members of the Tsimshian First Nations are benefitting from courses ranging from driver’s training and essential skills upgrading to environmental monitoring, trades training and other job-related education programs delivered close to home. A $3-million provincial contribution has been supporting the new training opportunities over the past year. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 201777 Views

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Conestoga: Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) General Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program that begins this September at the Waterloo campus. WIST is a tuition-free program funded by the provincial Ministry of the Status of Women that is designed to support low-income women who are unemployed or underemployed. The goal of the program […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201767 Views

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B.C. provides $488,000 for training pilot in film and TV industry on Vancouver Island

March 30, 2017 CAMPBELL RIVER – Today the B.C. government announced funding for a new pilot project at North Island College (NIC) that will train North Island residents and First Nations to work in the film and TV industry, and meet the growing labour need for locally trained crews in the region. Michelle Stilwell, MLA […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201768 Views

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Northern BC First Nations complete construction training in South Surrey – Surrey Now

Mar 29, 2017 Members from three northern B.C. indigenous communities celebrated the conclusion of a LiUNA Local 1611 construction worker training program in South Surrey on Monday. The class of 13 – made of men from Burns Lake Band (Burns Lake), Kitselas First Nation (Terrace), and Wet’suwet’en First Nation (west of Burns Lake) and one […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201770 Views

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MNO Great Lakes Métis Council Governance and Finance Training

March 29, 2017 On March 4 -5, 2017, The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Great Lakes Métis Council (GLMC) participated in a Governance and Finance Training session in Owen Sound. Training was facilitated by MNO Community Relations Coordinator Glen Lipinski and MNO Manager of Community Relations Hank Rowlinson. The two-day training session focused on policies, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201755 Views

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Aboriginal job seekers in Metro Vancouver receive training for jobs with government support

BURNABY – Up to 32 Aboriginal residents from the Metro Vancouver area are receiving training for welding and metal fabrication jobs, thanks to support from the federal and provincial governments. The governments and the Industry Training Authority (ITA) have allocated more than $717,000 to the Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS) to deliver two […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201755 Views

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Blazing trails: Six Nations training firefighters from all over Ontario in new state-of-the-art facility – TheSpec.com

Two years ago, the Six Nations fire headquarters was a trailer. Today, its arsenal includes a 50,000-square-foot state-of-the-art training facility. Carrie Boshkaykin takes a break from trying to break open a metal door — a useful skill known as forced entry in the firefighting world — and steps out into a cool, windy March day. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201774 Views

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Canadians Interested in Learning More about Indigenous Peoples

Canadians Interested in Learning More about Indigenous Peoples PORT COQUITLAM: Today, the Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples™ blog has surpassed 1 million visitors. Launched in 2014 as a free resource for people seeking fact-based information about working with Indigenous Peoples in Canada, the blog now features over 550 articles and insights on a range of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2017234 Views

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NETC: Online Three Semester Diploma Programs

Diploma Program Information Course Calendar Download our complete  NETC Course Calendar for 2016-2017 (PDF format). Technical Requirements View the technical requirements for our online programs here. School of Health Sciences School of Human & Community Services School of Trades & Technology School of Business School of Management NT5

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201756 Views

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Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre: ACE Program

The Academic Upgrading (ACE) program in the KATKWENYES building has space for new students!  If you have any clients with a college-entry goal, please tell them.  This is a continuous-entry program with NO exams.  New students can start at any time.  A flyer is attached with details on upcoming information sessions at the college; however, I […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201755 Views

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100% Free Upcoming Squamish Nation Traning and Trades Centre Programs!

INTRO TO PIPING & PLUMBING SQUAMISH NATION TRAINING & TRADES CENTRE North Vancouver Campus May 1, 2017 to September 8, 2017 Cost: Free to Aboriginal Individuals (First Nations Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit) Includes: Attendance Incentive, Equipment, Certificates, and Meal/Travel Assistance Register: tradescentre@squamish.net . . or by fax at 604.980.7939 For more information please call […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201779 Views

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Pic Mobert FN: Aboriginal Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

The Aboriginal Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program (APATP) is in its second year of operation and recruits twelve Aboriginal people throughout the province of Ontario.  The cost of training and room and board is covered by the province of Ontario and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 793. The Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201768 Views

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Moose Cree FN: De Beers Mine Professional In-Training Program

February 13, 2017 Become part of De Beers Canada’s multi-disciplinary Mine Professional In-Training program. Our approach prepares you for a long and rewarding career. You will gain practical experience to complement your academic achievements. Read More. NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201787 Views

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Canadian Rangers from Four First Nations Train Together – Netnewsledger

13 February 2017 SANDY LAKE – The high point of a week-long joint training exercise by Canadian Rangers from four remote First Nations in Northwest Ontario was providing an escort for the Stanley Cup when it arrived in Sandy Lake First Nation on a surprise visit. “I enjoyed the exercise,” said Ranger Harry McKay from […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201759 Views

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SOLS: Set Your Organization up for Success With Grant Writing Training

February 13, 2017 A guest post from Melissa Manzone, who is presenting The Art of Proposal Writing on February 16: If you ever looked at a Funding Announcement and didn’t know where to start, you’re not alone. Applying for grants is time consuming and hard work. Not only does it take months of planning and research […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201765 Views

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Call for Applications – Canadian Museum of History RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Canadian Museum of History RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec, February 8, 2017 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. This eight-month program, the only one of its kind in Canada, offers professional […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2017125 Views

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FF Training Program Application Distribution

Good Day: Please find attached the Firefighter Training Program Application. Six Nations Fire & Emergency Services I requesting your assistance to utilize Chiefs of Ontario distribution list for mass email of application to all Ontario first nations? Your assistance would be greatly appreciated. If there is something specific that is required to complete this process, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 2017116 Views

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NADF: FREE Bookkeeping Workshop – Call for Applications

Deadline for Applications: November 14, 2016 Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) has developed workshops in relation to bookkeeping and will be providing these workshops to eligible participants for FREE. The workshops will cover topics such as the basics of bookkeeping, accounting terms and procedures. Participants will also learn how to maintain the books of a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 28, 2016173 Views

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Kiikenomaga kikenjigewen Employment Training Services KKETS Celebrate Graduation of 3rd Cohort of Students

THUNDER BAY, ON: Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) announced today that they hosted a graduation ceremony for students successfully completing the 2015-2016 Aboriginal Skills Advancement Program (ASAP). Graduates obtained their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with many also completing their post-secondary entrance requirements. ASAP is part of Phase 2 of the KKETS Employment […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 2016572 Views

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FNHMA offers two pre-conference workshops

Pre-Conference Workshops – Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – 8 am to 4 pm Conference – Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – start time: 5 pm The Westin Montreal Hotel – Montreal, Québec 1 day pre-conference workshops – Tuesday, November 3, 2015 FNHMA offers two pre-conference workshops. These pre-conference workshops are not included in the conference activities. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 20151173 Views

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First Nations benefitting from labour market study

First Nations communities are benefitting from more than $165,000 in total provincial funding to conduct a labour market study that will look at long-term employment opportunities in their communities. A new project with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation is running in co-operation with the Burns Lake Band, Nee TahiBuhn Band, Skin Tyee First Nation. The Nis […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2015783 Views

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Four Directions Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference Program Accredited by the Indigenous Certification Board of Canada

Four Directions Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference Program Accredited by the Indigenous Certification Board of Canada Vancouver, BC (July 17, 2015) – The Indigenous Certification Board of Canada (ICBOC) is pleased to announce the accreditation of the training program offered by the FOUR DIRECTIONS Problem Gambling and Health Awareness Conference Program “Honouring Our Past, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2015943 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Aboriginal Youth and Trades

Credits: TradeUpManitoba Published on May 28, 2015 Earn while you learn, love what you do. Explore your FUTURE in Skilled Trades. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015514 Views

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RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices Canadian Museum of History

For immediate release CALL FOR APPLICATIONS RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices Canadian Museum of History DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2015 Gatineau, Quebec, March 31, 2015 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. This eight-month program offers professional and technical training in museum […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 20151177 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Northern Career Quest: Transforming Saskatchewan’s North

Credits: Areva Resources Published on Jan 26, 2015 Northern Career Quest (NCQ) is an industry-led training program directed toward Aboriginal residents of northern Saskatchewan that started in 2008. AREVA Resources Canada has been part of the program since 2013, offering opportunities such as the Mill Operator Utility Training Program to many young northerners. Learn about […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2015405 Views

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Building Our Place: NunatuKavut Delegation Attends Tourism Destination Training in Bonavista, NL

October 22, 2014 (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL). The NunatuKavut Community Council, in partnership with its business development corporation, Nunacor, is pleased to lead a delegation of key staff, community organizations and private NunatuKavut Aboriginal Business owners on a best practices mission in Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador. During the 3-day event, 10 participants from NunatuKavut will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2014502 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: First Nation Youth Skills Training and Job Readiness Program – Okanagan Nation

Credits: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) Published on Oct 3, 2014 Youth affiliated with the Okanagan Nation are participating and succeeding in Canada’s skills training programs. These programs provide employment training and support to help youth find jobs. For more information about Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, please visit http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100…. For more […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 20141062 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada – 25 years of fire safety and friendly competition

Credits: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Published on Oct 14, 2014 For over 25 years, the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada has been supporting Aboriginal Communities by delivering fire prevention and training. Every year, the National Firefighters Competition puts Aboriginal firefighters to the test through fun challenges that focus on volunteerism, professional standards and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2014955 Views

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Laurie Sterritt, CEO of the Aboriginal Mentoring & Training Association

Release Date: October 16, 2014 NationTalk’s Nick Ashawasega recently had the chance to speak with Laurie Sterritt, CEO of the Aboriginal Mentoring & Training Association, AMTA. Listen to hear more about their incredible achievement of 1000 Aboriginal hires for the BC resource sector plus so much more. Make sure to learn more and support AMTA […]

by ecnationtalk on October 16, 20143588 Views

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Building Community Capacity: AFOA Canada Workshop on The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Aboriginal Leaders

Building Community Capacity: AFOA Canada Workshop on The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Aboriginal Leaders “The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Aboriginal Leaders” workshop will take place in Regina, SK on October 22 & 23, 2014. This workshop was designed specifically for elected Aboriginal political leaders and focuses on the vital […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20141755 Views

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PSA CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Canadian Museum of History Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

      PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT  For immediate release    CALL FOR APPLICATIONSCanadian Museum of HistoryAboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2014  Gatineau, Quebec, March 12, 2014 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. This eight-month program offers professional and technical […]

by mmnationtalk on March 12, 20141587 Views

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PwC Report Reveals British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association Program Benefits Graduates and the Provincial Economy

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PwC Report Reveals British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association Program Benefits Graduates and the Provincial Economy  Vancouver, BC – July 24, 2013: A Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC) report – Impact Assessment of BC AMTA’s Mine Training Programs – commissioned by the British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BC AMTA) has […]

by ecnationtalk on July 24, 20131350 Views

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Industry-leader in Aboriginal mine training coming to Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

MERRITT, BC 04/12/13 – First Nation students across B.C. will soon be able to access mine training courses thanks to a new partnership between BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BC AMTA) and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT). BC AMTA — which has trained and placed 500 Aboriginals into employment across B.C. — and […]

by mnahanee on April 10, 2013978 Views

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AFOA Canada Workshop on The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Leaders

Building Community Capacity: AFOA Canada Workshop on The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Leaders The Politics of Ethical Decision Making for Elected Leaders workshop will take place in Vancouver, BC on October 24 & 25, 2012. This two day workshop was designed specifically for elected Aboriginal leaders and focuses on the vital role […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 20121422 Views

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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Geotechnical Material Engineering Technician Training for Contaminated Sites

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Geotechnical Material Engineering Technician Training for Contaminated Sites

Program will include the following Modules:
1. Introduction to Geotechnical Materials Engineering
2. Physical Characteristics of Soils
3. Soil Particle Size Determination
4. Soil Classification Schemes
5. Engineering Use of Soils Charts
6. Dry Unit Weight – Water Content Relationship
7. Compositions of Concrete and Grout
• Field Sampling
• Air Content
• Cylinder Casting
8. Reporting and Review
9. Geotechnical Synthetics; Fabrics and Liners
10. Permafrost Engineering

by NationTalk on November 11, 20111800 Views

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