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

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

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201815 Views

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

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

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201812 Views

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Partnership with Congress of Aboriginal Peoples provides training opportunities at Assiniboine

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

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201816 Views

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

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

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201820 Views

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

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

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201828 Views

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

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

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201831 Views

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

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

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201819 Views

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

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

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201830 Views

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

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

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201870 Views

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Hunter training now online in Nunavut – Nunatsiaq.com

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

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201832 Views

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Indigenous students’ Pathways to Shipbuilding journey complete with employment

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

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201844 Views

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

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

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201817 Views

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

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

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201833 Views

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Nunavut’s first online hunter education course

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

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201881 Views

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Funding for welding station to help improve training in Eel Ground First Nation

EEL GROUND (GNB) – A new welding station will offer more training opportunities to middle and high school students in the Eel Ground First Nation community. “Skilled trades are an important sector of the economy and we are proud to partner with the CWB Welding Foundation and Eel Ground First Nation to offer more training […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201838 Views

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Lutsel K’e chief hopes to bring trades program to community – CBC

Jul 02, 2018 The Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation is hoping to start a trades program in the community, and it’s looking for $1 million in funding from the Northwest Territories government to do it. The proposed school would benefit members of the community by providing employment opportunities and support to further their education, said […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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NB Government: Announcement regarding access to trades

03 July 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: An announcement regarding access to trades will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at 56 Micmac Rd., Eel Ground First Nation. Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris will participate. Media Contact(s) Geneviève Mallet-Chiasson, communications, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 506-444-4843. NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201836 Views

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Online Applications Accepted For Project Jewel’s Upcoming Family Whaling Camp

June 29, 2018 Project Jewel is hosting a Family Whaling Camp in the Kittigazuit/Whitefish Station area for three families from the Inuvik region. This program will be held from July 16 to 20, 2018. As part of Project Jewel’s on-the-land wellness component, this program will allow families to increase their on-the-land knowledge, take part in a harvesting tradition, and provide […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201831 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding agreement to give British Columbians the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 29, 2018             Burnaby, British Columbia      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 Canada creates is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201830 Views

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Launch of Saskatoon Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada News release June 28, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201867 Views

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GNWT Announces new suite of Labour Market Programs for Individuals, Employers, Organizations and Communities

YELLOWKNIFE (June 28, 2018) –Following the renegotiation of new labour market agreements with the federal government, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment has revitalized its suite of labour market programs to make them more streamlined, accessible and client-focused. Labour market programs are now specifically tailored to provide services and supports to individuals, employers, organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201864 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in the Tłı̨chǫ region get vital job skills and work experience

June 28, 2018   Yellowknife, Northwest Territories    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, Michael McLeod, Member […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201847 Views

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EMBC provides emergency and social services training for First Nations communities

June 27, 2018 This release and backgrounder was updated on June 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia are working with First Nations communities to develop relevant and effective emergency management training, based on the unique needs of First Nations. This pilot project is one element of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201832 Views

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Government of Canada announces agreement to give workers in Northwest Territories tools and training to find and keep good jobs

June 27, 2018             Yellowknife, Northwest Territories      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, Michael Mcleod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201829 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding agreements to give Albertans better access to jobs and training

June 27, 2018             Edmonton, Alberta      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 Canada creates is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 201840 Views

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AB Government: Indigenous training improves supports

Jun 26, 2018 Targeted training for Children’s Services staff will lead to better outcomes for Indigenous children, youth and families. The new Indigenous Cultural Understanding Framework will help Children’s Services staff gain a better understanding of the systemic challenges and barriers Indigenous people face. Starting this fall, all Children’s Services staff will receive training about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201836 Views

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Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Preparing for Work in Mining Sector to Benefit from Government Investments

College of the North Atlantic’s Happy Valley-Goose Bay Campus Launches Underground Mining Simulator June 26, 2018 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The jobs of the future depend on Canadians’ ability to adapt, innovate, and maintain our competitive edge in the fast-paced and increasingly global economy. Today, the governments of Canada and Newfoundland and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201831 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in Labrador get vital job skills and work experience

June 26, 2018   Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador                Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous peoples continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201842 Views

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EMBC provides emergency and social services training for First Nations communities

June 22, 2018 VICTORIA – Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia are working with 11 First Nations communities to develop relevant and effective emergency management training, based on the unique needs of First Nations. This pilot project is a result of a service agreement between EMBC and Indigenous Services Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018137 Views

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MNO: Métis leaders sign Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh, alongside other Métis Nation leaders, signed a historic Accord with the federal government, which outlines the government’s investments in Métis employment services, skills development and job training on June 15. The Métis Nation Skills and Employment Accord is the first sub-Accord signed under the Canada-Métis Accord, which […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201851 Views

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Government of Canada funds project with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 to help apprentices in Burnaby

June 16, 2018            Burnaby, British Columbia       Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. Union-based skills training is a key element to achieving the Government’s commitment to get more people working in the skilled trades while also reducing barriers for apprentices to complete their […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 201870 Views

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Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord signed

First sub-accord to be endorsed by leaders following Canada-Métis Nation Accord June 15, 2018                    Ottawa, Ontario                    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Government of Canada is taking a major step forward in its renewed nation-to-nation relationship with the Métis Nation. In a signing ceremony between the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201867 Views

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Indigenous students complete training program at Royal Military College of Canada

June 15, 2018 – Kingston, Ont. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) concluded today at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), marking the end of the year-long program focused on developing leaders for Indigenous communities and the Canadian Armed Forces. The program offers Indigenous youth the opportunity […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201866 Views

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First Nations power project trainees get chopper training – CBC

Students will need to work around helicopters as they stand towers and string lines, Supercom spokesman said Jun 15, 2018 Some First Nations students training for jobs on the East West Tie Transmission Project got a bonus class this week: how to work around helicopters. Wiskair Helicopters offered the training free of charge in conjunction […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201833 Views

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Government of Canada announces $2.8 million for Trucking Human Resources Canada to help workers and employers in a changing economy

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 14, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada E-commerce, modernized supply chains and innovative logistics processes are creating new opportunities in the trucking and logistics industry. We know it takes knowledge and information for workers, employers and post-secondary education institutions to take advantage of these opportunities and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201839 Views

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Make it a summer to remember! – Baffinland

Baffinland is committed to providing skills development and training opportunities in the North Baffin communities. As part of this commitment, for the first time in our history, we are implementing a summer internship program in the North Baffin communities and Iqaluit. We are currently looking for one summer intern to work with each of our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201842 Views

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NTI: Makigiaqta Media Release

(June 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit to discuss and review proposals from the Open call for Project Concepts that was issued in the fall of 2017. Nine proposals were approved according to Makigiaqta’s four strategic priority areas: early learning systems, wrap around support for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201853 Views

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Prospector Training to Launch In Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (JUNE 7, 2018) — With licences, tags, and tools in-hand, aspiring prospectors will soon be striking out on-the-land and learning to stake claims. A two day Introduction to Prospecting course is being offered to residents of Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilǫ from June 23-24, 2018. The NWT Geological Survey and Mining Recorders Office – divisions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201880 Views

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Government of Canada funds project with the Trowel Trades Training Association to help apprentices in Surrey Centre

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release June 8, 2018              Surrey, BC        Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. Union-based skills training is a key element to achieving the Government’s commitment to get more people working in the skilled trades while […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201859 Views

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NU Government: Introduction to Prospecting course

June 04, 2018 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 a free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201858 Views

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MFNERC: Call for Training Participants

In Special Education Clinical Professions in Speech Language Pathology (SLP). The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) is seeking 5 candidates/applications from Manitoba First Nations citizens for the Speech Language Pathology (SLP) training program in partnership with Minot State University (MSU). APPLICANTS FOR THIS PROGRAM MUST BE/HAVE: Status member from one of the Manitoba First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201854 Views

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Anti-discrimination response training session in Red Deer – Red Deer Advocate

Urban Aboriginal Voices Society to hold training event June 19-20 May. 31, 2018 Responding to discrimination is in the spotlight after Roseanne Barr’s controversial tweet many are calling racist. Barr’s ABC show Roseanne was quickly cancelled after she referred to Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama, as a child of the Muslim Brotherhood […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201853 Views

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Wapikoni: Teaching Guide for UNESCO Schools

23 May 2018 Wapikoni Mobile is proud to have been mandated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) to write an Indigenous Teaching Guide for its schools. Mélanie Brière, Wapikoni’s Workshop Coordinator, is currently working on this guide whose purpuse is to offer UNESCO high school teachers a collection of 12 to 15 shorts that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201854 Views

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NS Government: Apprenticeship Program Trains 16 People in Mi’kmaw Communities

May 25, 2018 Sixteen people from Mi’kmaw communities in Cape Breton are receiving specialized apprenticeship training and work experience to achieve Red Seal carpentry certification, filling the need for local carpenters. The Enhanced Direct Entry Carpentry Program is being led by the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office with support from the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201852 Views

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Government of Canada helps Indigenous apprentices in Alberta complete their technical training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 25, 2018 Red Deer, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada The skilled trades represent high-quality and well-paid middle class jobs that are critical to Canada’s economic growth. As Canada’s economy continues to grow and create good, well-paying jobs, the Government of Canada wants to ensure that all Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201860 Views

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Made-In-NWT Training Program to Meet NWT Industry Needs

YELLOWKNIFE (MAY 24, 2018) — The first-ever Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program began last week in Yellowknife. Eight participants, supported by eight employer sponsors have signed on to take the five-week, classroom-based course, to be followed by 160 hours of on-the-job training.  The Mine Training Society will offer wage subsidies of $21/hour to employers for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201848 Views

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New Six Nations program trains women to become welders – CBC

May 22, 2018 A Six Nations school has launched a new program to train low-income women to be welders. Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) will teach the trade tuition-free to women, Indigenous or not, to fill what it says is a dramatic local need for more welders. Over 28 weeks, the women will also learn resume […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201842 Views

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A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line

A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Thunder Bay, ON, May 17th, 2018- Today, a training program that is designed for those looking to gain direct or indirect employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line was introduced in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201865 Views

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GNWT partners with Royal Military College of Canada on engineering projects

YELLOWKNIFE (May 14, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to have partnered with the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) on infrastructure projects across the Northwest Territories. A team of 30 RMC officer cadets and staff were assigned to four projects across the NWT from May 7 to 12, 2018: Survey […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201848 Views

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Riding Mountain National Park is open for the visitor season!

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada places starting in 2018 May 17, 2018              Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba    Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201882 Views

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