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Government of Canada supports First Nation’s Development Corporation Capacity Building

Federal government investment furthers capacity development and jobs creation in the North January 15, 2019 – Yellowknife, NWT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A skilled workforce and access to employment opportunities are central to the economic wellbeing of communities in the North. That is why the Government of Canada is investing $300,000 in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201927 Views

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Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program

Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program Committed to supporting Aboriginal communities January 15, 2019 (Mississauga, ON) – Express Scripts Canada (ESC) is announcing its new Indigenous Internship Program, launched today as part of the organization’s larger commitment to supporting Aboriginal communities.  The initial internship will be in Human Resources; the position will be for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201929 Views

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Government of Canada investing in teaching digital skills to Canadians who need them most

Up to $750,000 through the Digital Literacy Exchange program to teach fundamental digital skills to Canadians in Mississauga and Brampton January 11, 2019 – Mississauga, Ontario Digital skills widen Canadians’ access to a world of possibilities. All Canadians should have the necessary skills to get online by using computers, mobile devices and the Internet safely and effectively. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201942 Views

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BC Government: New skills training, employment supports for people who need it most

Jan. 10, 2019 VICTORIA – Survivors of violence and abuse, as well as older workers, will have access to skills training and employment supports so they can participate in British Columbia’s thriving economy. The Province is inviting service providers to submit proposals to deliver skills training and employment services under two new Skills Training for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201928 Views

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GNWT to hold engagement sessions for possible mandatory entry-level training for new Class 1 and Class 2 drivers

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will be holding engagement sessions to gather input for possible mandatory entry-level training for new Class 1 and Class 2 drivers. Currently, the GNWT does not have regulated training requirements for Class 1 or 2 licences. Mandatory training could result in safer, more highly skilled drivers working in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201934 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – training and employment initiatives

07 January 2019  The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for targeted employment and training initiatives to be delivered in the 2019-2020 fiscal year, starting April 1, 2019. The application deadline is January 29, 2019. Training providers, including non-profit organizations and institutions, municipal corporations, Inuit organizations and societies, can apply for funding […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201934 Views

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MNBC funded 10-week long programs

MNBC is pleased to provide the following two (2) Skills Training Programs: Introduction to Construction Introduction to Business Admin These courses will be offered in Surrey BC at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University and will run a total of 10 weeks including a 2 week job placement program with the potential of obtaining a permanent position […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201933 Views

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Fifty-Three New Correctional Officers Graduate

Province Hiring More Frontline Workers to Help Keep Correctional Facilities Safe December 14, 2018 Ontario’s Government for the People is improving the province’s adult correctional system by hiring 53 new correctional officer graduates. “Correctional officers are essential partners in Ontario’s justice system and perform a great service that contributes to community safety across the province,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201845 Views

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Government of Canada funds project with Ironworkers Local 736 to help apprentices in Southern Ontario

From: Employment and Social Development Canada December 14, 2018               Ancaster, Ontario               Employment and Social Development Canada Changes to the country’s economy, including recent economic growth and demographic pressures, such as an aging workforce as well as innovation in technology have increased the demand for skilled tradespeople. The Government recognizes the importance of ensuring that Canadians, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201848 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to support apprentices in Ontario

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada will help apprentices gain the skills and training they need to succeed. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. A photo opportunity and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201839 Views

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Government of Canada launches new Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women to help them get certified in Red Seal trades – apply today

From: Employment and Social Development Canada December 11, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity depends on Canadians having the skills, training and experience they need to get good quality jobs and succeed in a changing economy. To help meet the increasing need for more workers in the trades, the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201861 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to help apprentices in British Columbia complete their skilled trades training

December 7, 2018     Delta, British Columbia     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 […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201864 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba announce agreements to give workers the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

An estimated 29,000 more Manitoba workers could be eligible for services December 5, 2018     Gatineau, Quebec   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 […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201851 Views

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Province Launches New Online Course to Prepare Youth for Entering Job Market

Protecting the Health and Safety of Youth In the Workplace:  Pedersen The Manitoba government is launching a new online Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course to teach youth the basics about workers’ and employers’ rights and responsibilities for safety and health in the workplace, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “Having a job […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201887 Views

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Governments of Canada and Nunavut announce agreements to give workers the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Almost 1,000 more Nunavut workers to benefit December 3, 2018                        Gatineau, Quebec                        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 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201863 Views

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New federal investment will help boost number of women in Canada’s forestry sector

From: Status of Women Canada News release Project will help women access good middle class jobs by creating more inclusive workplaces November 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201865 Views

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Youth welding program partnership – CTVNews.ca

November 19, 2018 A northern Ontario high school is celebrating a unique partnership and it’s one that the school says will benefit many of its students, as well as the welding industry. A piece of welding equipment is a crucial tool that allows for Kapuskasing District High School students to become certified welders. “It’s really […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201838 Views

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Government of Canada Supports an Inclusive and Innovative West Coast Marine Sector

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Funding will create opportunities for underrepresented groups in the marine sector and benefit small- and medium-sized enterprises in Western Canada November 14, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Association of British Columbia Marine Industries (ABCMI) will receive support from the Government of Canada to stimulate […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201854 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Diversification and Jobs in Quebec’s Forest Industry

November 13, 2018         Chapais, Quebec        Natural Resources Canada Wood innovation has the power to advance the development of Canada’s renewable resource economy and create good jobs while combating climate change. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $15-million investment to help Granule 777 Inc. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201842 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for 600 young Canadians in Barrie area

From: Employment and Social Development Canada November 12, 2018 Barrie, Ontario 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, Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton–Lawrence and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201863 Views

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Montreal tour guide wants more Indigenous history incorporated into industry training – CBC

Tourists are asking for the original names of landmarks like Mount Royal, says Donovan King Nov 08, 2018 Donovan King, a licensed tour guide in Montreal for the past year, says he gets a lot of questions from tourists about Indigenous Peoples that he feels ill equipped to answer. He’s now calling on the city […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201864 Views

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Ontario Helps People Prepare for a Career in the Skilled Trades

Local pre-apprenticeship training call for proposals open now November 5, 2018 TORONTO — Ontario’s Government for the People is helping individuals across the province prepare for successful careers in the skilled trades, so employers can get the skilled workers they need to make Ontario open for business. “Ontario is open for business again. With one in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201875 Views

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Recognizing apprentices who help build the best B.C.

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia celebrates Apprenticeship Recognition Week (Nov. 4 to Nov. 10, 2018) and the many roles that apprentices play in supporting a strong, innovative economy and building the best B.C. “An apprenticeship can open the door to lots of exciting career opportunities in a range of sectors,” said Shaelyn Hayes, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 5, 201864 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario: Training Opportunity for Mental Wellness and Community Wellness Development Teams

We are pleased to inform you that Chiefs of Ontario will be offering two training sessions on Incident Management for the Mental Wellness Teams and Community Wellness Development Teams. We are inviting a maximum of 2 members from each of your teams, you may choose between the following dates/locations: November 28-29, 2018 at the Holiday […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 201892 Views

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New Resource Coming To Saskatchewan Classrooms

November 2, 2018 10 Year Anniversary Celebrated In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the Treaty resource kit, a new Treaty resource is being rolled out for Kindergarten to Grade 9 classrooms across the province.  The new teacher resource builds upon the success of the original Treaty resource kit and was created in collaboration with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 201857 Views

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Tsuut’ina Nation hosts cannabis info session – CBC

First Nation police chief says allowing cannabis on reserve makes understanding pot even more important Nov 02, 2018 Pot is legal in Canada, so now what? That is the question many Canadians have two weeks after marijuana was legalized and it’s a question that was posed at the first pot information session held on the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 201880 Views

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New investments for Indigenous tourism, training, and business development in Saskatchewan

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada October 30, 2018 – Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Saskatchewan – Western Economic Diversification Canada Indigenous tourism and business development present significant growth opportunities for the Canadian economy. In all sectors, increasing the participation of Indigenous business leads to better outcomes for all Canadians. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 201881 Views

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Fleming College applauds provincial government actions to improve skills training

(LINDSAY, Oct. 26, 2018) – Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott and Fleming College president Maureen Adamson met at Fleming’s Frost Campus in Lindsay to discuss the measures announced by the government earlier this week to improve skills training in the province. “The new measures will go a tremendous way towards producing a more highly qualified […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201879 Views

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Government of Nunavut needs to step up training of Inuit: NTI – Nunatsiaq News

October 26, 2018 Criticisms guided by new Inuit labour force analysis The Government of Nunavut needs to offer more training opportunities to help boost the number of Inuit employees, especially in senior roles, says Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk. “If we are going to get more Inuit staff, there needs to be more training,” […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201889 Views

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Government of Canada helps over 260 Indigenous youth across southern Ontario region improve job skills and gain work experience

From: Employment and Social Development Canada October 25, 2018 Welland, Ontario 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 represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population, yet they continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201863 Views

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Algoma U & SSM Police Service Sign MOU on Indigenous Training

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 24, 2018): This evening, Algoma University and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see the University offer an educational training program, titled Shifting Indigenous Frontline Tactics (SHIFT) to all local police personnel. “We are pleased to be entering into this significant […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201860 Views

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NTI Welcomes Release of the Nunavut Inuit Labour Force Analysis

(October 22, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk welcomes the release of the Nunavut Inuit Labor Force Analysis (NILFA) report. The development of a NILFA is an obligation under Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement. It is required to be maintained and updated on an ongoing basis. The recently released […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2018134 Views

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Status of Women Ministers Gather in Whitehorse for Further Collaboration on Priorities Affecting Women and Girls in Canada

October 19, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon Today marked the conclusion of the 36th annual meeting of the FPT Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women. Over the past several days, the Ministers met in Whitehorse, Yukon and worked collaboratively to advance key priorities affecting women and girls in Canada. Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meetings offer an important […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 2018106 Views

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B.C.’s young entrepreneurs learn through Rock My Business Plan

Oct. 17, 2018 VICTORIA – Young aspiring business owners in British Columbia will receive an opportunity to gain skills that will help them launch successful businesses. The Province is providing $100,000 to support Futurpreneur Canada’s Rock My Business Plan 2018-19 workshops in six communities, including Cranbrook, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Prince George and Quesnel. Through these […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201892 Views

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Government of Canada delivers marine safety training and barges to Northern communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

October 13, 2018     Hay River, NWT Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada’s oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. The Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection Plan, is making sure our coasts are protected in a modern and advanced way. Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, announced an investment […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 201874 Views

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Build Capacity within your organization (SWELL) Training – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.

Training – Strengthening Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program  SafeTALK – suicide alertness for everyone  (3 hours) – safeTALK helps participants become alert to suicide to be better prepared to connect persons with thoughts of suicide and provide life-affirming support. Mental Health First Aid – For First Nations (MHFA-FN) (3 days) – Mental Health First Aid for First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201887 Views

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NT Government: New programs open doors to new career pathways for Indigenous northerners

October 9, 2018 Today, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to introduce two new initiatives that make it easier for Indigenous northerners to access training and gain valuable on-the-job experience. The Indigenous Career Gateway Program (ICGP) is intended for NWT residents who are designated Indigenous Aboriginal Persons, under the GNWT Affirmative Action […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018101 Views

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Cultural literacy – Kenora Daily Miner and News

Lake of the Woods District Hospital aims to improve services to Indigenous patients October 10, 2018 Lake of the Woods District Hospital is looking to do their part in reconciliation efforts. At the regular board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4 president and CEO of the hospital Ray Racette brought up the importance of Indigenous competency […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018120 Views

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Squamish Nation celebrates grand re-opening of their Training and Trades Centre in North Vancouver

Federal investment helps Squamish Nation to expand facilities and enhance training programs October 3, 2018 – North Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Squamish Nation celebrated the grand re-opening of the Squamish Nation Training and Trades Centre (SNTTC) in North Vancouver. Through the Western Diversification Program (WDP), the Squamish Nation received […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201899 Views

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NT Government: Film Apprenticeship Pilot Program Announced

October 01, 2018 A new Film Apprenticeship Program will soon provide opportunities for the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) film workforce to gain on-the-job experience with major film productions. Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) Wally Schumann announced the initiative on Saturday at the NWT Film Gala and awards event concluding Yellowknife’s 12th annual International Film […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201867 Views

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Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services Students Participate in Orange Shirt Day Acknowledging

Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services Students Participate in Orange Shirt Day Acknowledging THUNDER BAY, ON: Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) announced today that from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST they participated in an Aboriginal Skills Advancement Program (ASAP) Orange Shirt Day Walk acknowledging the residential school legacy they experience as Indigenous Peoples. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 2018103 Views

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Students get skills training for careers at Penticton Indian Band

Sept. 27, 2018 PENTICTON – More than 30 Indigenous learners from Penticton Indian Band and surrounding areas are getting education and skills training in their community to prepare for rewarding careers in construction and natural resource sectors. “This agreement is not only important for our community, but for developers with projects in sensitive ecosystems and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201887 Views

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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, 2018108 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, 201897 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, 2018102 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, 201887 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, 2018110 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, 201890 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, 201899 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, 201891 Views

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