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Firefighter training gets underway on K’atlo’deeche First Nation – CBC

‘It’s creating a sense of comfort,’ says fire chief Doug Lamalice Dec 11, 2017 Eleven men and women have started basic firefighter training on the K’atlo’deeche First Nation. The training allows the new KFN recruits to secure a scene, set up hoses and climb ladders, douse flames — all from outside a building. KFN fire […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201715 Views

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Public Service Announcement: Information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database and the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP)

DATE ISSUED:  November 29, 2017 EVENT: Information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database and the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) EVENT DATE: December 1 and 4, 2017 EVENT TIME: 9am to 2pm on both days LOCATION: Inukshuk High School, Iqaluit The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is hosting an information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201719 Views

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Baffinland launching Work Ready program in Igloolik to help prepare Inuit for work at Mary River Mine

November 28th, 2017 Baffinland Iron Mines, in partnership with the Mining Industry Human Resource Council, is launching the Mining Essentials Program (Work Ready Program) pilot project in Igloolik from January 8 to April 2, 2018. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in mining, providing practical skills and teaching Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201735 Views

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Province Announces $25 Million for Community-based Training and Employment Services

November 23, 2017 Helping Manitobans Prepare for Better Jobs, Brighter Futures: Wishart The Manitoba government is investing $25 million in 86 community-based training and employment agencies that provide services to help more than 20,400 unemployed and low-income Manitobans improve their skills and employment opportunities, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today at the Momentum […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201749 Views

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New skills, opportunities for north-central First Nations – Government of BC

November 23, 2017 VICTORIA – Skills training courses offered to members of the Carrier Sekani and Yekooche First Nations are supporting up to 56 Indigenous people to gain the education they need to take advantage of a wide range of jobs in B.C.’s Interior. Funding for three sets of training programs is being provided through […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201748 Views

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New Nunavut training fund to boost Inuit jobs in mining sector – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 Program aims to train 360 workers over four-year period The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is kickstarting a $19-million employment program for Baffin Inuit with new funding from the federal government and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. The QIA announced the new Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnerships, or Q-STEP, Nov. 15, which aims […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 201731 Views

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Down to the sea in ships: Nunavut trainees learn about maritime jobs – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 “I can see myself working on a boat like this” A bell chimes six times on the bow of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Henry Larsen, as the crew weighs anchor in Frobisher Bay. Each chime marks a shot, or 27.4 metres of chain link, indicated by a swatch of chipped red […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 201787 Views

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QIA announces $19 million Inuit training project

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 14, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines Corp., the Government of Canada, the Government of Nunavut and Kakivak is launching a new Inuit employment and training project. The Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP), is designed to meet the employment needs of Inuit. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201767 Views

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BC supports First Nations training in Burns Lake area – BCLocalNews

Burns Lake Band and Wet’suwet’en benefit from new funding Nov. 14, 2017 The B.C. government is providing $400,000 to support a range of training programs for Wet’suwet’en First Nation and the Burns Lake Band. Up to 38 participants will benefit from parts and warehouse training, professional development, Indigenous negotiations training, a work experience partnership program, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201740 Views

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IRC: General Financial Practices Course To Be Held In Sachs Harbour

NOVEMBER 07, 2017 Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming General Financial Practices course being held in Sachs Harbour from November 21 to 29, 2017. These courses are offered in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government and Crowe MacKay LLP.Sachs Harbour November 21 to 29 Course Details Participants will learn how financial managers make decisions to generate […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201773 Views

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First Nations skills training a path to opportunity

November 06, 2017 VICTORIA – A wide range of skills training programs designed by First Nations in north-central B.C. and delivered in their communities are helping members prepare for new jobs and careers across their traditional territories. Up to 80 members of Witset (Moricetown) First Nation are participating in trades upgrading, business administration, trades and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201760 Views

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Media Advisory – Inuvik & Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories

Inuvik & Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, November 6, 2017 – Members of the media are invited to attend the official opening ceremonies of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Robert R. McLeod, Premier of the Northwest […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 201747 Views

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NAN: Infant Mental Health Basics

NAN Early Years Summit Pre-Conference will be held in Da Vinci Conference Center on November 20, 2017. This workshop is a first step in understanding the importance of social, emotional and cognitive development during the first three years, and the prevention of mental health issues later in life. For more information: Click here NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2017117 Views

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GNU: Call for proposals – training and employment initiatives

November 02, 2017 The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for targeted employment and training initiatives to be delivered in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Training providers, including non-profit organizations and institutions, municipal corporations, Inuit organizations and societies can apply for funding to deliver programs in the following areas: employment readiness and preparation essential […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201752 Views

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Applications open for Mineral Exploration and Training Resources – Ontario Government

Ontario Continues to Support Jobs and Growth in Mineral Sector November 2, 2017 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is continuing to provide incentives to junior exploration companies to foster training and capacity building for new and potential prospectors, and to encourage Indigenous Peoples to become more involved in prospecting or gain […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201770 Views

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New federal training program builds on marine emergency response in Indigenous communities on B.C. coast

Ottawa, Ontario – A new project from the Government of Canada is giving members of coastal Indigenous communities in British Columbia additional knowledge, skills and training to help build on the role they play in marine safety in their communities. The first training session under the Indigenous Community Response Training project wrapped up this week at […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201757 Views

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Technical training provides a new path to opportunity – BC Government

Oct. 31, 2017 VICTORIA – Through a variety of technical and trades training, First Nations in north-central B.C. are working to ensure community members benefit from regional employment opportunities. Approximately 75 members from Skin Tyee Nation and Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band are participating in training courses for welding, carpentry, professional cook, land stewardship reclamation, business administration, security, craft construction, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201778 Views

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GNU: Apply now for January 2018 session of the G.R.E.A.T. program

30 October 2017 Would you like to develop skills that will help you find employment? The “Getting Ready for Employment and Training”, or G.R.E.A.T Program, will be offered in Grise Fiord, Resolute Bay, Whale Cove, Taloyoak, Arviat and Naujaat from January 15 until April 20, 2018. This 14-week program provides training in essential skills, computers, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201750 Views

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Award presented to Community Government of Behchokǫ̀

Special Award was given to the Community Government of Behchokǫ̀ at the 2017 Local Government Administrators of the NWT (LGANT) Professional Development Conference, held in Yellowknife from October 3 to October 5, 2017. Chief Clifford Daniels and Senior Administrator Officer (SAO) Larry Baran were asked to receive a Special Award on behave of the Community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201758 Views

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First Nations benefit from driver, trades training

October 13, 2017 PRINCE GEORGE – Driver education and trades-training programs are helping ensure Indigenous participants have the skills they need to take advantage of jobs and opportunities in communities on both ends of Highway 16. British Columbia is providing $300,000 to the Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA) to train up to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2017161 Views

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Indigenous skills training helps build careers in natural resource sector

October 13, 2017 PRINCE GEORGE – First Nations in central and northeast British Columbia will benefit from a $390,000 investment to help participants build skills and explore careers in environmental stewardship and natural resource development. The Environmental Technology Access program is open to members from McLeod Lake, Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Saik’uz, Stellat’en, Takla Lake, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2017101 Views

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15,000 people in Atlantic Canada to benefit from Government of Canada and Atlantic provinces’ apprenticeship harmonization efforts

October 13, 2017   St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Employment and Social Development Canada To grow our economy and strengthen the middle class, Atlantic Canadians must have access to the skills training they need to find and keep good, well-paying jobs in Atlantic Canada. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 201785 Views

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Government of Canada helps 80 Indigenous youth overcome barriers to employment

October 12, 2017    Millbrook, Nova Scotia    Employment and Social Development Canada Giving Canadian youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs will help grow the middle class and strengthen our economy. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced that the Native Council of Nova Scotia will help […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201783 Views

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Media Advisory: The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador will announce training and employment opportunities for Atlantic Canadians

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Al Hawkins, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will announce new measures to help apprentices in Atlantic Canada train and find good jobs in Atlantic provinces. Photo opportunities throughout the event and  media availability will follow. Please note […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201760 Views

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Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation Call for Project Concepts 2017-18

October 04, 2017 The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s main objective is to pursue specific intended outcomes in four strategic priority areas in order to enhance the preparedness of Nunavut Inuit for employment. Makigiaqta’s Strategic Priority Areas are identified in its Strategic Plan and are described in more detail below. In pursuing these outcomes for Inuit, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201786 Views

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BC Hydro works with First Nations to offer driver training

Classes help students get BC driver’s licence, a requirement for many jobs Sharon McLeod is regularly reminded that not everyone who applies for a job in northern B.C. has easy access to email or has a valid B.C. driver’s licence. She has learned that from supporting First Nations members to apply for jobs, and in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2017129 Views

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Government of Canada helps Indigenous peoples improve their essential skills

September 29, 2017      Temiskaming Shores, Ontario   Employment and Social Development Canada Strong essential skills are critical in helping people find and keep good jobs and adapt to a changing economy. Today, Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2017163 Views

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IRC: General Financial Practices Courses To Be Held In Inuvik And Ulukhaktok

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 Applications are now being accepted for two upcoming General Financial Practices courses held in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. These courses are offered in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government and Crowe MacKay LLP. InuvikOctober 23 to November 3 Course Details UlukhaktokOctober 23 to November 3 Course Details Participants will learn how financial managers […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2017175 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to announce essential skills training and employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples

Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help Indigenous peoples find and keep good jobs. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201789 Views

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Makigiaqta Release Long-Term Strategic Plan

(September 18th, 2017 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit and approved the long-term strategic plan. Makigiaqta’s strategic plan has four priority areas, including early learning systems, wrap around support for success in education, foundational skills development opportunities for adults, and advanced training and post-secondary opportunities for employment […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2017241 Views

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Ontario Supporting Skills Training for Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Province Renews Professional Development Fund September 14, 2017 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Community and Social Services Ontario is renewing the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund, to help social workers and social service workers update and upgrade their skills. The fund – which was originally launched in 2015 as a two-year pilot […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2017175 Views

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NADF: FREE Bookkeeping Workshop – Call for Applications

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) has developed workshops in relation to bookkeeping and will be providing these workshops to eligible participants for FREE.  This workshop will cover receivables, payables, and the basics of bookkeeping such as accounting terms.  Participants will learn how to maintain the books of a business utilizing Sage 50 accounting software in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2017137 Views

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GDI Apprenticeship Exceeds All Targets

In February 2015, Gabriel Dumont Institute and Western Economic Diversification Canada launched a three-year $3.1 million federally funded GDI Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program (2014-2017). The new project had five key goals: 1) create at least 150 new trades-related apprenticeship jobs; 2) partner with 100 new employers in 15 different trades; and 3) 100 Aboriginal participants indentured […]

by aanationtalk on September 13, 2017139 Views

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GNU: Coach Home Study Program

September 07, 2017 Would you like to become a trained coach? Whether you’re interested in coaching a community sports team or Nunavut’s athletes at the Arctic Winter Games, you can now register for the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). The NCCP home study program is designed for all types of coaches and can be completed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017163 Views

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In a tough job climate, internships give youth a leg up – Edmonton Journal

September 5, 2017 Nicole Howard, 17, isn’t shy to admit that she “likes to build stuff.” That’s what attracted her to the welding program at Notre Dame High School in Calgary and why she is spending her summer as a welding intern with Plains Fabrication & Supply, a Calgary-based steel fabrication company. Now, in her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 2017150 Views

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Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.: Introducing our new apprenticeship program

August 30th, 2017 by Jason Leite Baffinland is committed to ongoing skills development and training, particularly within the North Baffin communities. As part of this commitment, for the first time in our history, we are implementing an apprenticeship program for candidates interested in pursuing a career in the skilled trades with Baffinland. We are currently […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2017175 Views

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Training program for older workers accepting applications until Aug. 31

August 22, 2017 WHITEHORSE—In 2016, Heather McIntyre was between jobs. “I left the company that I had been with for 33 years, and I didn’t want to just jump into the next thing,” she said. “I always thought I might want to go back to school, but I was at a bit of a loss.” […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 2017143 Views

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KRG: Launch of Pijunnaqunga – The Nunavik Internship Program

Kuujjuaq, August 16, 2017 – Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and PS Jeunesse are pleased to launch Pijunnaqunga, an internship program that aims to empower young Inuit from Nunavik to develop their skills through hands-on work experience. Pijunnaqunga was initiated and developed through the Sustainable Employment Department of KRG, in collaboration with PS Jeunesse. The program includes in-depth interviews […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017273 Views

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FNIGC’s Fundamentals of OCAP® online course makes its debut in French

Wed, August 16, 2017 In February 2016 the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) launched The Fundamentals of OCAP®, the first—and only—online course dedicated to the First Nations principles of OCAP®. With more than 500 registrants completing the course since its launch, the course proved so popular that FNIGC decided to offer it in French […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017127 Views

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CBC New Indigenous Voices class of 2017 – final words from the students

Our CBC New Indigenous Voices students recently graduated after 14 weeks of classroom training, film production and an industry internship. We asked them to write one last post about their experience with us. Tyshana Hobson – Winnipeg The internship portion of this course was the best thing I’ve experienced yet. I spent time in the production office […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017177 Views

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City going to bat for program offering employment training for abused and at-risk women – North Bay Nugget

August 10, 2017 North Bay Mayor Al McDonald will lobby the province next week for greater support for employment training for abused and at-risk women. McDonald says he is slated to discuss the need for stable core funding for True Self-Debwewendizwin Employment and Training with Indira Naidoo-Harris, the minister of the Status of Women, during […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2017219 Views

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Government of Canada provides opportunities for youth working in northern Indigenous communities

August 4, 2017          Thunder Bay, Ontario        Employment and Social Development Canada Giving Canadian youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs will help grow the middle class and strengthen our economy. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced that Teach For Canada will help 158 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 2017219 Views

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MNO: Skilled Employment Energy Stream

August 03, 2017 The Energy sector in Ontario is looking for Indigenous women to work in the trades! The program is an eight month training program and eight week work placement in the pre-trades for the Energy industry for Ontario Métis, First Nations and Inuit women. It is a pre-trades training at the Georgian College […]

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 2017475 Views

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Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation expands Leaders in Training program

August 03, 2017 In 2012, when Right to Play programs were established in the two communities through a partnership between Bruce Power, Saugeen and Nawash First Nations and the Right to Play organization, the community mentors had the long-term goal of operating independently. Now that the program has developed strong roots at both Saugeen and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 2017232 Views

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11 Kitikmeot Inuit complete Driller’s Assistant Training

CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU (August 1, 2017) – Geotech Drilling Services – a Kitikmeot Corporation company – has delivered another very successful Driller’s Assistant Training Program.  11 Inuit from various Kitikmeot communities graduated from the intensive multi-week course held in Cambridge Bay, NU. “It is important that the companies we invest in provide opportunities such as […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2017122 Views

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Government of Canada provides job opportunities for youth living in rural Nova Scotia

Youth facing barriers to employment benefit from job skills training and employment opportunities August 2, 2017                 Windsor, Nova Scotia                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. As part of this commitment, the Honourable Scott Brison, President […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017193 Views

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Government of Canada supports increased research and training opportunities in aerospace and advanced manufacturing

August 2, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Encouraging the global competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace industry is a priority for the Government of Canada. Working with local partners, our area will be benefiting from the creation of well-paying middle class jobs and targeted skills development as a result of a $10 million […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017254 Views

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Over $2 Million Announced for Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project First Nations Training Program

SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONTARIO–( July 26, 2017) – Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce a major federal investment from the office of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in the amount of over $2 million in support of the Wataynikaneyap Power’s First Nations training program. Today’s announcement now brings the total amount available for capacity building […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 2017247 Views

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Auditor general report found gaps in Manitoba’s apprenticeship program – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2017 WINNIPEG _ A report on the management of Manitoba’s apprenticeship program has found gaps in oversight of in-school and workplace training, as well as the monitoring of apprentices’ progress. The report was released Tuesday by Auditor General Norm Ricard. He says Apprenticeship Manitoba’s visits to workplaces focused more on promoting […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 2017161 Views

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Manitoba’s apprenticeship program needs stronger oversight

July 25, 2017 WINNIPEG – Auditor General of Manitoba Norm Ricard today released his report on the Management of Manitoba’s Apprenticeship Program. The report includes 20 recommendations. “Apprenticeships are important because they give workers an opportunity to earn while they learn, and help meet industry’s need for skilled labour,” says Ricard. “Our audit found gaps […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2017163 Views

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