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Specialized Training Offered by Lillooet Tribal Council and Okanagan College

Okanagan College Media Release The Community Adult Learning Centre in Lillooet, B.C., recently partnered with Okanagan College to offer the Introduction to Office Administration training program, a fast-track program designed to build essential office skills necessary to job readiness in the field. Community consultation and local job vacancies highlighted a need for office administration. Yvonne […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202015 Views

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Mine Training Society in Yellowknife suspends all training activities due to COVID-19 – CKLB News

March 17, 2020 The Yellowknife-based Mine Training Society (MTS) has now has suspended all training activities, due to the threat of coronavirus. In a news release issued Tuesday morning, the society states that it shares the community’s concern for the health, safety and well-being of our entire population. It adds that MTS employees will be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202036 Views

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NWO First Nations launch program to train water plant operators – CBC

Mar 16, 2020 Bimose Tribal Council has teamed up with the charity Water First A tribal council representing eight First Nations communities in northwestern Ontario is partnering with a Canadian charity to train future water plant operators for its member First Nations. The Bimose Tribal Council is working with Water First Education & Training Inc. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202037 Views

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CBU Celebrates Staff & Faculty for their Participation in New Indigenous Learning Experience

Cape Breton University recently celebrated the first cohort of staff and faculty to complete a new Indigenous learning experience, “Learning About the L’nu Way.” This learning experience provides staff and faculty of CBU an opportunity for professional development that addresses some of the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report of Canada, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202035 Views

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Ontario Helping First Nations Communities Prepare for Good Jobs

Government Approves First Indigenous Institute to Deliver Apprenticeship Training March 12, 2020 BRANTFORD — Ontario is helping people in Indigenous communities prepare for good jobs in the skilled trades. Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced the approval of Six Nations Polytechnic as an apprenticeship Training Delivery Agent. The post-secondary institute […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202045 Views

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Indigenous Awareness Training Taking Place in Weyburn – DiscoverWeyburn.com

10 March 2020 A new training session to take place in Weyburn. Indigenous Awareness Training Level 1: Myths & Misconceptions will take place here in Weyburn, courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce. This introductory session covers the history of Saskatchewan’s First Nation and Metis people from pre-contact to the current day, ranging from treaties to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202042 Views

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Saskatchewan Job Seekers To Benefit From Career Training Investments

March 9, 2020 The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $650,000 to help transition unemployed individuals to the workforce through Enhanced Career Bridging programs.  This funding will allow up to 160 individuals to participate in opportunities in Prince Albert, Humboldt and Saskatoon. “Enhanced Career Bridging programs align with the priorities identified in Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202051 Views

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NWT pledges more women in trades, says new program coming – Cabin Radio

Out of 320 registered apprentices in the Northwest Territories, 15 are female. The territory says it’s taking steps to change that. That figure was provided by employment minister RJ Simpson in the territorial legislature last week, answering questions about apprenticeships from Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson. “Fifteen out of 320, I believe, is a statistic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202034 Views

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Corrections Officers Graduate from New Modernized Training Program

Training includes greater focus on mental health and de-escalation March 6, 2020 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the correctional system safer by hiring 44 new correctional officers who have completed the Corrections Foundational Training program, a redesigned curriculum that educates and prepares officers to stay safe on the job and meet the everyday demands of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 202060 Views

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Over 1 million Canadians have been lifted out of poverty since 2015

From: Employment and Social Development Canada March 5, 2020 The Government of Canada is committed to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Laurier–Sainte-Marie, with the Member of Parliament for Hochelaga, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, on behalf of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202031 Views

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Parkland plumbing graduates receive certificates, celebrate a year of hard work

March 4, 2020 Eight graduates received Applied Plumbing Installation certificates on February 21 after successfully completing the year-long program at Assiniboine Community College’s Parkland Campus. Friends and family filled the Dauphin Friendship Centre to cheer the graduates’ success in the program. The Applied Plumbing Installation program began in January 2019 and was open to First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202031 Views

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Over 1 million Canadians have been lifted out of poverty since 2015

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Statistics Canada data shows largest three-year reduction in Canadian history March 4, 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is commited to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202025 Views

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Local FireSmart Representative workshop empowers Yukoners to increase community wildfire resiliency

Forty-six community leaders from across Yukon have learned how to reduce their community’s wildfire risk at a FireSmart workshop in Whitehorse held on February 26 and 27. Organized by the Government of Yukon Wildland Fire Management branch, the course taught community leaders how to identify potential wildfire hazards in forested areas, find and support local […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202027 Views

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Assiniboine Community College: End of Program Ceremony for Enhanced Safety & Security Training Class

February 28, 2020 Yesterday, Thursday 27 February, Assiniboine recognized the end of program Ceremony for 43 students who have successfully completed the inaugural Enhanced Safety & Security Training program hosted in Winnipeg. Assiniboine was approached by the South East Resource Development Corporation (SERDC) to create an enhanced security guard training course. Enhanced security guards work […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202058 Views

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Apply for CBC New Indigenous Voices training and develop your career in film, TV and digital media

Are you an emerging Indigenous content creator passionate about breaking into the world of film and television? The CBC New Indigenous Voices training program presented by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) can help you achieve that goal. 91% of NSI graduates are working in the industry today. CBC New Indigenous Voices is a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202060 Views

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YT Government: Participants build skills with tiny home construction project

The Building Stability pilot project, initiated by the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Yukon College, offered a skill development opportunity for five individuals from the Yukon Community Corrections program. The project, funded by the Government of Yukon, brought participants together with an instructor at Yukon College to build a tiny home. The goal of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202074 Views

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Cambrian College Hosts High School Skilled Trades Events

February 27, 2020 SUDBURY – While Cambrian College students are enjoying a break during Reading Week, local high school students were hard at work on Cambrian’s campus this week. Students from the Rainbow District School Board were taking part in two events promoting skilled trades and technology. Trades and Tech Day was held in collaboration […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202054 Views

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MNBC: You’re Invited to a 2-Day Free Microsoft Word Workshop

Want to learn Microsoft Word? Register today. Kwantlen Polytechnic University and MNBC are very pleased to provide self-identified, or, registered Métis citizens, located in the Lower Mainland, with the opportunity to sign up for a 2 day Microsoft Word Workshop on March 6 & 7, 2020.  The workshop will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the KPU Civic Plaza Campus at 13485 Central Avenue, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202045 Views

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Funds approved for Indigenous heritage training in Burnaby – Burnaby Now

February 25, 2020 The City of Burnaby is looking to be a better steward of Indigenous heritage. The community heritage commission requested $1,500 in funding from council to hire a consultant to provide members of the commission with training on “best practices for local governments on recognizing and providing stewardship for Indigenous heritage resources.” The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202038 Views

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Thompson to Host New Family Medicine Training Program in Northern Manitoba

February 25, 2020 Program Will Aid Physician Recruitment Efforts in the North: Friesen A new family medicine residency program in Thompson will allow medical residents to experience northern and remote health-care service delivery and encourage physician recruitment and retention to underserved areas across the large and diverse region, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202059 Views

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Request for Proposals for and AFOA Canada Tax Filing & Benefits Training

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR AND AFOA CANADA TAX FILING & BENEFITS TRAINING AFOA Canada is offering tax clinics to Indigenous communities and organizations across Canada. These tax clinics train individuals to be able to complete both simple tax returns through various means and help people navigate the benefits and credits they are able to receive […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 202098 Views

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Indigenous youth get a closer look at skilled trades in Sudbury – CTV News

February 25, 2020 SUDBURY — Skills Ontario is hoping Indigenous youth will consider a career in skilled trades and technologies following an event at Cambrian College. On Tuesday, youth have a chance to participate in hands-on activities and meet and network with community members who have chosen a career in the field. “Skills Ontario First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202045 Views

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Over 1 million Canadians have been lifted out of poverty since 2015

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Statistics Canada data shows largest three-year reduction in Canadian history February 25, 2020 Hamilton, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202025 Views

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Newcomers to Canada and Indigenous Peoples to Gain Access to Innovative New Salesforce Training Program

The two-week course will provide underrepresented groups with the hard and soft skills needed to enter Vancouver’s tech workforce VANCOUVER, British Columbia-Traction for Good, the community engagement program of Traction on Demand, today announced the launch of a new training program called Traction Access. This two-week course aims to accelerate professional development for newcomers to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202054 Views

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Over 1 million Canadians have been lifted out of poverty since 2015

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Statistics Canada data shows largest three-year reduction in Canadian history February 24, 2020 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202044 Views

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Ontario announces funding for skilled trades training for Indigenous people – CBC

The money is going to Supercom Industries and Anishinabek Employment and Training Services Feb 21, 2020 The Ontario government on Thursday announced $2 million in funding for programs aimed at training Indigenous people for careers in the skilled trades. The province has given $500,000 to Anishinabek Employment and Training Services (AETS) to fund pre-apprenticeship training […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202064 Views

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Ontario Preparing People for Skilled Trades Careers in Thunder Bay

Government Investing in Anishinabek Employment and Training Services Centre and Supercom Industries Skills Training Programs February 20, 2020 THUNDER BAY – Ontario is addressing a looming skilled trades shortage by investing in training for Indigenous people in the Thunder Bay area. The Province announced funding of nearly $2 million today for two separate projects. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202045 Views

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Nuxalk First Nation 4th-year carpentry students celebrate success with Camosun College

Release date: Feb. 12, 2020 Twelve Camosun College carpentry students from the Nuxalk First Nation will celebrate the completion of their fourth-year apprenticeship level, at a special celebration in their home territory this evening in Bella Coola, B.C. All students who completed all elements of their apprenticeship requirements are being acknowledged tonight, five of whom […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 2020131 Views

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Young Hunters Program offers Inspiration

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada A home-grown success story February 13, 2020 — Arviat, Nunavut — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Northern communities are feeling the dramatic impacts of climate change in their everyday lives and Inuit youth are taking a leading role in the future and their environment. In Arviat, Nunavut, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202085 Views

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Ottawa spends $1.23 million on Arviat’s young hunters program – Nunatsiaq News

“It’s a win-win-win,” says Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal 12 February 2020 Arviat’s highly praised young hunters training program will receive about $1.23 million in federal money between now and 2022, the federal government has announced. That announcement coincides with a visit to the Kivalliq region by Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal, who travelled today […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202055 Views

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Pattullo Bridge replacement will mean safer, easier, toll-free commutes

Feb. 10, 2020 NEW WESTMINSTER – The contract for the Pattullo Bridge replacement has been awarded, creating good jobs and training opportunities for workers who will help build the toll-free crossing to better connect communities in the Lower Mainland. “People in the Lower Mainland depend on the Pattullo Bridge every day, and they deserve safe, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202070 Views

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MNBC – MOU increases trades education and employment opportunities for Métis people in B.C.

February 5, 2020 MOU increases trades education and employment opportunities for Métis people in B.C. Surrey, B.C.– As part of its commitment to support success in trades education and apprenticeship for Indigenous communities, and actively working towards reconciliation, the Industry Training Authority (ITA), in partnership with Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), is pleased to announce […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202069 Views

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Canada’s labour ministers meet to discuss important workplace issues

From: Employment and Social Development Canada February 6, 2020 Fredericton, New Brunswick Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour met today in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to discuss important workplace issues. These included next steps for occupational health and safety standards harmonization, the findings of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards, and how […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202061 Views

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Skills Ontario and ORIGIN sign MOU to promote skilled trade and tech careers, provide employability skill-building opportunities through ImmersiveLink Virtual Reality

Ontario (February 5, 2020) – Skills Ontario and ORIGIN are working together to harness the power of Virtual Reality technology to help youth see skilled trade and technology careers in a new way. The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to join forces on an initiative to encourage youth to consider skilled […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202073 Views

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NADF: Free Business Information Sessions – Entrepreneurship, Grants, Loans and Business Planning

Who Should Attend? Future or existing business owners and anyone with a business idea. February 5 – Northern College, Moosonee Campus, Moosonee First Nation, ON Sessions: Afternoon 2pm – 4pm | Evening 6pm – 8pm February 6 – EPR Centre, Moose Cree First Nation, ON Sessions: Morning 10pm – 12pm | Afternoon 2pm – 4pm […]

by aanationtalk on February 4, 202097 Views

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NS Government: Funding Empowers Seniors Through Technology Training

February 4, 2020 Older adult learners across Nova Scotia will receive training to better use technology with the support of a $50,000 grant to the Empowering Seniors Through Technology project. Funding to @NS, a network which empowers communities and individuals through access to technology, enables the hiring of trainers to provide workshops and individual sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202052 Views

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Assiniboine to deliver new tuition-free welding program

Assiniboine Community College is proud to announce a partnership with Conestoga College (Ontario) to deliver a tuition-free welding program at its North Hill Campus in Brandon commencing in August 2020. “We are proud and excited to partner with Conestoga to deliver this program which will create opportunities for students to gain skills and knowledge before […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202084 Views

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Families of trade apprentices need support to succeed, say Nunavut communities – CBC

Family Services seeks input on trades apprenticeship legislation Feb 03, 2020 If more Nunavummiut are going to succeed in trade apprenticeships, then the government needs to support their family members too, communities are telling the Department of Family Services. This comes via feedback from ongoing consultations over changes to the territories Apprenticeship Act. Staff from […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202058 Views

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Ontario Helping Prepare People for Good Jobs in North Bay

Government Investing in Training for 63 Workers February 3, 2020 NORTH BAY — Ontario is delivering on its commitment to prepare people for good jobs in northeastern Ontario by funding three local training programs. The Government is investing $600,000 to help train 63 North Bay workers for local high-demand careers including personal support workers, machine […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202047 Views

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B.C. programs offer trades training to Indigenous communities – Journal of Commerce

TERRACE, B.C. – A batch of new training programs are helping hundreds in Indigenous communities enter trades careers. Six new two-year programs are assisting 475 people in Indigenous communities across the province with obtaining the skills to begin working in the trades. “For years, Indigenous leaders have been calling for skills training opportunities closer to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202077 Views

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Ontario Investing in Skilled Trades Training in Brampton

Premier Ford Announces Over $550,000 for Sheridan College’s Pre-Apprenticeship Programs January 31, 2020 BRAMPTON — The Ontario government is providing more students in Brampton with valuable hands-on experiences with the skilled trades by supporting Sheridan College’s pre-apprenticeship programs at its Davis Campus. The programs will help prepare 50 people for good jobs and careers in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202064 Views

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RCMP Fredericton, NB: Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program

January 30, 2020 Are you an Indigenous person, aged 19 to 29, and interested in learning more about a career in policing with the RCMP? You may be eligible to take part in this year’s Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program. Indigenous pre-cadet training at the RCMP Training Academy The program includes a three-week training session at the RCMP Training […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2020232 Views

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Lack of funding a roadblock to free driving lessons in remote First Nations communities – CBC

A driving licence is access to safe transportation and an important piece of ID Jan 28, 2020 For many, learning to drive is a rite of passage. But for those who live in remote Indigenous communities in northern B.C., that access can be nearly impossible — and it’s not getting any easier. For the past […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202064 Views

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CYFN launches culturally-specific training for Yukon First Nations family support workers

January 27, 2020 Yukon First Nations family support workers from across the Yukon are attending their first week of a new 10-month training program co-developed by the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Camosun College. The 18 participants represent 10 of Yukon’s 14 First Nations. This week’s intensive five-day orientation is dedicated to setting […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202059 Views

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Government of Nunavut holding Apprenticeship Act consultations

27 January 2020 The Department of Family Services is holding Nunavut-wide public consultations on the Apprenticeship Act from January to June 2020. Discussions will focus on preparing and supporting Nunavummiut for success by enhancing the quality and delivery of apprenticeship programs. Nunavummiut can go to https://www.gov.nu.ca/family-services/apprenticeship-act-review to provide comments, receive additional information regarding the consultations, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202088 Views

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Ontario Preparing People in London for Jobs

Government Supporting over 100 people in Four Local Pre-apprenticeship Projects January 24, 2020 LONDON – Ontario is tackling shortages in the skilled trades by supporting pre-apprenticeship projects that will prepare over 100 people in London for good jobs and careers. “In London and throughout the province, there are thousands of jobs that go unfilled,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2020172 Views

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BC introduces 6 skills training programs for Indigenous communities – Canadian HR Reporter

‘These new programs will create pathways to tens of thousands of in-demand jobs’ The Industry Training Authority (ITA), a government agency in British Columbia, is investing $7.5 million to support six two-year training programs meant to help Indigenous communities get into the workforce. The programs will address community priorities and opportunities with courses ranging from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202076 Views

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BC Government – Indigenous communities, ITA build skilled trades workforces

More than 475 people in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia are gaining skills to succeed in high-opportunity trades careers, with six new two-year training programs. “For years, Indigenous leaders have been calling for skills training opportunities closer to home to support their community’s needs and self-determination,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202081 Views

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Making waves in modern shipbuilding – Macleans.ca

A two-year program recruits Indigenous students on a pathway to jobs in the Royal Canadian Navy’s $25-billion building boom Jan 16, 2020 Dylan Francis, a member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, knew he wanted a career in the metal trades. But getting there proved difficult. In 2015, he earned a two-year college welding […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202055 Views

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Essential skills – CIM Magazine

January 16, 2020 For young Indigenous People like Steven Thomas, MiHR’s Mining Essentials program provides the boost necessary for a career in the mining industry Back in 2015, Steven Thomas was having trouble landing a job in the mining and construction industry. He was desperate to break into the field, but his job applications were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202068 Views

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