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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, 2018107 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, 2018114 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, 201892 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, 201879 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, 2018172 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, 2018119 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, 2018118 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, 201897 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, 2018114 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, 2018127 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, 2018168 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, 2018123 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, 201885 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, 2018126 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, 2018111 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, 2018132 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, 2018117 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, 2018122 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, 2018108 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, 2018129 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, 2018108 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, 2018115 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, 2018105 Views

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu announces funding for training equipment to help apprentices in Thunder Bay complete their skills training and be workforce-ready

Giving every Canadian a fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, and the Government of Canada is committed to supporting key groups, such as women, Indigenous people, newcomers and people with disabilities, to work […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2018130 Views

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Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 Sign Cooperation Agreement

Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 Sign Cooperation Agreement THUNDER BAY, ON:) Joe Baxter, Board President of Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Terry Varga, Business Manager of the Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 (“LiUNA Local 607”) today announced the signing […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 2018202 Views

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Baffinland hosting interactive training and job fair in the North Baffin Communities

August 27, 2018 Baffinland representatives will be in Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Igloolik, and Pond Inlet from September 10-14, hosting a training and job fair.The fair will outline what Baffinland has to offer in terms of jobs, training and more. The events will offer an opportunity for local residents to speak with Baffinland […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 2018113 Views

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Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 to Sign Agreement

Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and Labourers’ International Union of America, Local Union 607 to Sign Agreement THUNDER BAY, ON – Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) and the Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local Union 607 (LiUNA!) will host a signing ceremony for an agreement to be signed on August […]

by pmnationtalk on August 27, 2018254 Views

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GN partnership to deliver Spill Response training

17 August 2018  The Government of Nunavut Departments of Environment, Community and Government Services – Petroleum Products Division and Qulliq Energy Corporation are partnering to deliver a training course for spill response instructors in Iqaluit, August 20-25, 2018. The goal of the course is to build the existing capacity of trained personnel dealing with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2018130 Views

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NU Government: Early Learning and Child Care training

August 17, 2018 Funded by the Government of Canada through the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement The Government of Nunavut (GN) Department of Education will be holding Early Learning and Child Care training and professional development August 24 – 29, 2018. This training will provide early childhood educators and facility operators from across Nunavut […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2018121 Views

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$812,000 to Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Drummond for Skills Link projects for young Canadians

Aug. 17, 2018    Drummondville, Quebec     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, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier and Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2018128 Views

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Government of Canada creating a more inclusive Canada by helping to improve the access of people with disabilities to the workforce

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release August 16, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. Employment and Social Development Canada Ensuring people with disabilities have fair chance at obtaining gainful employment is a key part of the Government of Canada’s plan to create a more inclusive, accessible Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2018107 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to provide skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Quebec

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit and tour the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Drummond, where he will witness first-hand how the Government of Canada is helping youth find and keep good jobs. This visit wil be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2018114 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Mont‑Saint‑Hilaire

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 14, 2018 Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec 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, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, on behalf of the Honourable Patty […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2018178 Views

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Agreement with Kakivak Association supporting Inuit businesses in Nunavut

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Renewed agreement will promote economic development and employment in the Qikiqtani Region August 14, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Today the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2018110 Views

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

August 10, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association, in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada, is launching a five-day Work Ready Program beginning August 27, 2018. This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Skills and Partnership Fund. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 2018197 Views

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First students graduate from Indigenous youth training program – Newstalk 610 CKTB

A special event is happening today as the first students from an Indigenous youth training program based in Niagara are set to graduate. The students in the Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board’s Journey to Success program will be honoured at a special ceremony. Niagara College is a key partner in the Journey to Success […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2018130 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to help apprentices in Atlantic Canada complete their training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release August 7, 2018 Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018173 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to support apprentices in Nova Scotia

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook, will visit and tour the Carpenter Millwright College where he will witness first hand how the Government of Canada helps apprentices gain the skills and training they need to succeed. This visit is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2018145 Views

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Government of Canada announces agreement to give workers of Newfoundland and Labrador the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

August 3, 2018    St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador   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 Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2018214 Views

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New training for service providers who deal with trauma in Indigenous communities

A new Indigenous Tools for Living workshop is being offered to help social-service providers, social workers and health-care workers gain the skills required to support clients struggling with emotional and intergenerational trauma in their communities. “By understanding the trauma and negative impacts of colonization on First Nations peoples, people providing social and health-care services will gain […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2018217 Views

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Baffinland: Q-STEP Apprenticeship Training Program

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada is working on ongoing skills development and training in the Qikiqtani region. As part of this project we are recruiting people interested in a career in the skilled trades for the Q-STEP apprenticeship training program. We are recruiting 25 candidates for the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2018182 Views

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Pattullo Bridge project to invest in local people

July 26, 2018 VANCOUVER – The Community Benefit Agreement for the Pattullo Bridge replacement project focuses on opening work opportunities for people where they live and will provide training for the future workforce of the province. The agreement is now publicly available as part of the request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Pattullo Bridge replacement […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2018149 Views

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PSA: Gathering Applicants for the QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database, Tuttarvik

July 26, 2018 DATE: August 1-3, 2018 LOCATIONS: Pond Inlet The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is gathering applicants interested in participating in Training opportunities and will be launching a new Inuit Labour Pool Database called Tuttarvik for Inuit impacted by the Mary River Project. QIA’s new website, Tuttarvik, is launching this fall. Tuttarvik will automatically […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2018115 Views

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Government of Canada helping 270 First Nation peoples in M’Chigeeng region get job skills and work experience

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release July, 25 2018 M’Chigeeng, ON 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 are the fastest-growing segment of Canada’s workforce, yet they continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2018215 Views

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Creating Jobs, Growth and Strong Economy in Northern Ontario’s Indigenous Communities

FedNor investment to accelerate business and economic growth in Mattagami First Nation July 24, 2018 – Mattagami First Nation, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Families and businesses in the Mattagami First Nation will benefit from new economic opportunities thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $88,200. This targeted […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2018127 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Hajdu to make announcements in M’Chigeeng First Nation and Sudbury

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit northeastern Ontario on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. While there, she will announce funding for skills training that will contribute to long-term, meaningful employment for First Nations people. She will also announce how the Government of Canada will help apprentices in Sudbury gain the skills […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2018129 Views

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Call for Proposals for Investments in the Training Equipment Stream of the Union Training and Innovation Program launched today

Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply for funding to support apprentices in completing their training July 23, 2018               Gatineau, Quebec             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 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2018106 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Training Program Celebrates Inaugural Graduating Class

Thunder Bay, ON, July 19, 2018- Today, Wataynikaneyap’s skills training initiative is thrilled to celebrate the graduation of its first round of successful participants in its Line Crew Ground Support Training Course. The 15-week certificate program, held at Gridlink in Thunder Bay, Ontario, started in April and is designed for those looking to gain direct […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018261 Views

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NB Government: First Nations students attend welding camps

July 20, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Students on the Eel Ground and Esgenoôpetitj First Nations will have the opportunity to explore welding through Mind over Metal Camps this summer. “We know that participation in the trades, art, science and technology significantly impacts the development of competencies such as innovation, creativity and critical thinking,” said Education […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018211 Views

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First Nations power project congratulates seven graduates from 1st training program – CBC

The Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project’s 15-week certification program started in April July 19, 2018 As the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project gets closer to its goal of connecting several remote communities to the provincial power grid by 2023, officials from the project gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the graduation of their first round of successful participants. Wataynikaneyap […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018115 Views

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