S Training

TrainingText

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, 201925 Views

Read More
TrainingAudio

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, 201956 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201923 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201925 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201921 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201917 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201935 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201928 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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, 201934 Views

Read More
TrainingText

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

July 4, 2019              Breslau, 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 Canada is committed to supporting key groups, such […]

by pnationtalk on July 4, 201937 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Minister Bains announces new recipients of the Digital Literacy Exchange Program

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release The program will provide $29.5 million to non-profit organizations across the country to deliver digital literacy skills training to Canadians June 27, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Digital skills are becoming increasingly relevant at home, in school and at work. That’s why the Government of Canada is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201958 Views

Read More
TrainingText

NL Government: Applications Now Available for Community Enhancement Employment Program

June 26, 2019 The Provincial Government is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and local governments that wish to sponsor projects funded by the Community Enhancement Employment Program. The Community Enhancement Employment Program provides funding to eligible sponsors, including towns, Inuit Community Governments, regional municipalities, local service districts, community and economic development organizations, and other […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201952 Views

Read More
TrainingText

SWIFF engaging aspiring indigenous filmmakers with workshop series – Sarnia This Week

June 27, 2019 Local First Nations youth interested in telling their stories through the medium of film will have a golden opportunity to get some hands-on learning done alongside several highly-respected indigenous filmmakers, as part of a free initiative run by the South Western International Film Festival (SWIFF). Indigenous youth aged 14 to 19 are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201941 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Governments of Canada and Yukon announce agreements to help Canadians improve their skills and prepare for the future of work with good quality jobs

26/06/2019 As innovation and technology continue to change how we live and work, Canadian workers are met with new challenges and opportunities. That is why it is more important than ever before to ensure Canadians benefit from an innovation-driven economy—and it means ensuring both employed and unemployed individuals have a chance to learn the skills […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201952 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Media advisory: Governments of Canada and Yukon to announce agreement to give workers in Yukon the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Tracy-Anne McPhee, Minister of Education for the Government of Yukon, will announce measures to help workers in Yukon gain skills and prepare for the future […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201962 Views

Read More
TrainingText

NWT RCMP looking to recruit Northerners – Northern News Services

June 25, 2019 NWT RCMP is looking to recruit more Northerners. In a joint effort with the Community and Aboriginal Policing Unit, Mounties north of 60 are hoping to attract more NWT residents, one of the force’s “main recruiting goals,” according to a news release issued late last week. “A career with the RCMP offers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201964 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada celebrates the tenth annual Day of the Seafarer

From: Transport Canada News release June 25, 2019 Ottawa Transport Canada Maritime trade is important to the Canadian economy, and the role of seafarers has always been, and continues to be, central to its success. In honour of the annual Day of the Seafarer, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, is proud to recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201956 Views

Read More
YouthText

Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth – Truck News

OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to Indigenous youth in northern Canada. As the fastest-growing demographic in the country, Indigenous youth, are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201958 Views

Read More
YouthText

Government of Canada nurturing cross-cultural awareness in Newfoundland and Labrador through Canada Service Corps project

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Cross-Cultural Youth Project to empower youth to address needs of Happy Valley-Goose Bay June 24, 2019 Goose Bay, Labrador Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to start their careers and succeed. That is why […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019158 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Skills Ontario recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

ONTARIO (June 21, 2019) – Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a day for all Canadians to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures, and achievements of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. “In acknowledgement of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Skills Ontario recognizes the importance of celebrating the identities and achievements of Indigenous peoples,” says […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 201955 Views

Read More
YouthText

Skills Ontario Summer Camps develop skills and career awareness for youth

Students will explore skilled trade and tech careers at 26 camps across Ontario ONTARIO (June 17, 2019) – This summer, nearly 400 students across the province will begin exploring future career options in the skilled trades and technologies at Skills Ontario Summer Camps. These week-long day camps offer skilled trades and technologies workshops, industry tours, […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 2019104 Views

Read More
TrainingText

LNG Canada and JGC Fluor launch unique program to double percentage of women working in the skilled trades on the LNG Canada Project

June 17, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C.– LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor BC LNG JV (JGC Fluor), today announced the launch of YOUR PLACE, a province-wide workforce development program aimed at attracting, recruiting, training, supporting and employing women to work in the construction trades on the LNG Canada Project. The program includes a four-week workplace […]

by pnationtalk on June 18, 2019174 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Ontario Supporting Businesses, Creating Jobs near Sault Ste. Marie

Province Helping Northern Ontario Business Expand Operations June 14, 2019 Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Ontario’s government is working for the people by supporting small businesses in Garden River First Nation, creating 10 full-time jobs. Today, Ross Romano, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced Garden River Truss, […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 201939 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Northern hiring targets to increase to 75% for Tlicho road – CBC

There will be consequences for not meeting those targets, says N.W.T. gov’t Jun 14, 2019 The Northwest Territories government has revealed northern hiring targets it’s setting for the construction and operation of the Tlicho all-season road. With an estimated total cost of $411 million to build and operate for 25 years, the 97-kilometre two-lane gravel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201925 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Building an economy that works for the middle class

From: Employment and Social Development Canada New measures to boost participation in Canada’s Social Finance Market June 12, 2019              Montreal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Many Canadians face persistent and complex social and environmental challenges that make it difficult for them to succeed and reach their full potential. These issues hamper economic growth and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201954 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations in Ottawa

From: Status of Women Canada June 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201940 Views

Read More
YouthText

Government of Canada nurturing cross-cultural awareness in New Brunswick through Canada Service Corps project

Cross-Cultural Youth Project to empower youth to address needs of Dorchester, Memramcook and Fort Folly June 8, 2019         Dorchester, New Brunswick        Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to start their careers and succeed. Today, Alaina Lockhart, […]

by pnationtalk on June 10, 201942 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Supporting the next generation of middle-class workers in Ontario

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Modernized strategy will serve young Canadians facing barriers to employment June 6, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201922 Views

Read More
YouthText

Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Middle Class Workers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Modernized Youth Employment and Skills Strategy will Serve Young Canadians Facing Barriers to Employment June 5, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2019102 Views

Read More
YouthText

Media advisory: Government of Canada to support Indigenous youth facing barriers to employment in Quebec

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with Greg Fergus, Member of Parliament for Hull–Aylmer, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping Indigenous youth in the Gatineau area gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201952 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Supporting the Next Generation of Middle Class Workers

Modernized Strategy will Serve Young Canadians Facing Barriers to Employment June 3, 2019        Toronto, Ontario        Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing in […]

by pnationtalk on June 3, 201935 Views

Read More
TrainingText

New federal investment will help improve women’s economic security in Ottawa

June 1, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and it recognizes the important role that creating more opportunities for women can play in promoting women’s empowerment in all aspects of Canadian life. By investing in projects that improve women’s economic […]

by pnationtalk on June 3, 201934 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada funds projects that improve accessibility and inclusion for everyone through Canada’s built environment

May 31, 2019       Moncton, New Brunswick      Employment and Social Development Canada Today, as part of National AccessAbility Week, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, announced support of more than $14 million as of April 1, 2019, to 88 organizations and municipalities across Canada under […]

by pnationtalk on June 3, 201971 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Major contract awarded for Faro Mine remediation – North Fork Rose Creek realignment will provide employment and training opportunities for Indigenous people and Northerners

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 31, 2019 — Faro, YT — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the environment and human health and safety while bringing economic benefits to Indigenous people and Northerners. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Larry […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201991 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada supports employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 28, 2019              Gatineau, Québec              Employment and Social Development Canada Video: Ready, Willing and Able Announcement 2019 The Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, today highlighted additional support under the Opportunities Fund that will help improve employment outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201953 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Pimicikamak Cree Nation Community Receives Employment Training for Mining Sector

May 27, 2019 Building the Skills, Knowledge and Talent To Grow our Economy: Pallister FLIN FLON—A new initiative is delivering industry-specific training to 12 Pimicikamak Cree Nation (Cross Lake) community members interested in employment opportunities in the mining sector, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today. “We are working in partnership to develop the next generation […]

by pnationtalk on May 28, 201940 Views

Read More
TrainingText

BC Government: Opening doors to employment for young adults

May 23, 2019 SURREY – Young adults in Surrey are getting the skills training and employment supports to prepare them for careers as tradespeople and safety technicians in B.C.’s booming construction sector. Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS) will receive $1.7 million annually over the next two years to deliver skills training programs and supports […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201951 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada funds project with LiUNA Local 1059 to help apprentices in London, Ontario

May 24, 2019              London, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. The skilled trades offer good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, and the Government of Canada is committed to helping key groups, such as women, Indigenous people, newcomers and people with disabilities, to access […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201941 Views

Read More
TrainingText

BC Government: Skills training supports communities to stamp out wildfire impacts

May 22, 2019 CAMPBELL RIVER – Twelve people in Campbell River are getting training as wildland firefighters to help protect B.C.’s communities and natural resources, and gain skills that could be foundations for rewarding careers. Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island, visited participants on behalf of Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201932 Views

Read More
TrainingText

First Nations pharmacist says Sask. should extend consultation program to include Indigenous people – CBC

SMAP is a provincially-funded program that allows patients one-on-one consultations with a pharmacist May 23, 2019 Canada’s first self-identified First Nations doctor of pharmacy says a program funded by Saskatchewan is discriminatory toward Indigenous people. “When the system treats people differently based on their racialized identity or ethnicity that would be systemic racism. So the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201948 Views

Read More
TrainingText

The Canada Training Benefit: Empowering Canada’s workforce to adapt and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

New benefit will give workers time and money to keep their skills up to date and in demand May 16, 2019                Saskatoon, Saskatchewan             Employment and Social Development Canada The nature of work is changing. To keep our economy strong and growing, Canadians will need the right skills to take on the jobs of […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201958 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Agnico Eagle’s mine training program has its critics – CBC

A worker says some Inuit are denied training while southerners jump the queue May 16, 2019 A worker at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine in Nunavut says a training program designed to train Nunavummiut allows southern contractors to rise, while Inuit wait for training. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. operates the Meadowbank open-pit gold mine, north of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201958 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada partners with Métis Nation to launch new skills and employment training program

Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs May 15, 2019   Winnipeg, Manitoba     Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and Métis Nation have taken significant action to ensure Métis people have greater opportunities for employment and can achieve lifelong prosperity for themselves, their families and their communities. Working […]

by pnationtalk on May 15, 2019106 Views

Read More
TrainingAudio

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program – Dean’s story

Credits: Employment and Social Development Canada Dean received the training he was looking for and now has his own business. Discover his story! Where somebody maybe started out kind of in the dumps or they’re not doing great, we help them get the training, we got them employed. Now we’re taking it to the next […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2019188 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Eeyou Istchee: Community Employment Needs Assessments are being conducted in your community

As a part of their 5 year strategic plan, the Apatisiiwin Skills Development Department (formerly Cree Human Resources Development) will be surveying businesses and employers in all Cree communities throughout Eeyou Istchee to better understand employment needs. Introduction The goal of this survey is to better understand what the existing employment needs are of our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201960 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Canada Invests in Energy Training for Indigenous Youth in Northern Ontario

From: Natural Resources Canada News release May 8, 2019 — Toronto, Ontario — Natural Resources Canada The best ideas for rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. And the youth in these communities have the passion and creativity to drive the clean energy transition. That is why Canada is investing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2019103 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Halifax Regional Municipality seeking applicants for internship program

May 7, 2019 The Halifax Regional Municipality is seeking applicants for 14 paid internships as part of its Bridging the Gap program. The Bridging the Gap program has offered 102 graduates up to 18 months of paid internship with various business units of the municipality since 2013. The program is designed to provide recent graduates opportunities to work in […]

by pnationtalk on May 8, 201960 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada launches call for proposals for grants to accelerate action on Sustainable Development Goals

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Sustainable Development Goals are about meeting people’s needs – for a safe home, a decent job, education for their children, quality health care, and a thriving environment to live in. May 7, 2019 Gatineau, Québec Employment and Social Development Canada The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201998 Views

Read More
TrainingText

KRG highlights the importance of hiring more Inuit workers at the Nunavik Mining Workshop

The Kativik Regional Government continues to play a major role in the hiring of Inuit in the Nunavik mining sector. As one of the participants at the Kautaapikkut Strategic Table, the KRG supports the objective of increasing the hiring of Inuit to improve their livelihood and well-being. During the Nunavik Mining Workshop held in Kuujjuaq […]

by pnationtalk on May 7, 201964 Views

Read More
TrainingText

Government of Canada launches Call for proposals for Union Training and Innovation Program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Investments in training equipment to support careers in the skilled trades April 30, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Supporting the next generation of apprentices and tradespeople—particularly women and Indigenous people—depends on high-quality apprenticeship training systems, like union-based training centres. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201946 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More

CLOSE
CLOSE