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MNBC: Fully-funded 12-week Introduction to Construction Training Program

MNBC Training Opportunity Introduction to Construction Worker Fully Funded Supports Included MNBC is pleased to announce a fully-funded 12-week Introduction to Construction Training Program. Program Details: Fully Funded Supports Include: Free Program for Metis Nation Participants Paid Training stipend of $150 per week Paid Work Practicum Daily Lunch Program Includes a FREE starter tool belt, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201979 Views

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Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign to raise funds and celebrate 30 year anniversary

Ontario (December 3, 2019) – This Giving Tuesday, Skills Ontario is thrilled to announce the official launch of the #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign, where every donation supports Skills Ontario programming and counts towards representatively giving Ontario’s youth the tools to learn about career opportunities in the skilled trades and technologies. The campaign’s goal is to earn […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2019150 Views

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UBCM: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Nov. 27, 2019 Provincial funding is available to provide emergency management personnel with cultural safety and cultural humility training in order to effectively partner with and provide safe and respectful assistance to Indigenous communities during times of emergency. The deadline for applications is Friday December 13th, 2019. Program materials outline who is eligible to apply and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201996 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power Celebrates a Fourth Line Crew Ground Support Training Program Graduation

November 28, 2019 Participants from the fourth round of Line Crew Ground Support training celebrated today with their families and community leaders. The 15-week certificate program, held at Gridlink in Thunder Bay is for those looking to gain employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project and the powerline industry. Wataynikaneyap Power PM, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201963 Views

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NB Government: Belledune recovery committee finalized

29 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Membership of the transition adjustment committee tasked with helping the Belledune region has been finalized. The committee was created by the provincial government to assist employees of the Brunswick smelter, which is expected to close at the end of the year, resulting in more than 400 direct job losses. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019160 Views

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Innovative Lifesaving Program: Training Community Health Representatives from First Nation Communities to Provide Community Members With Education and Training On Essential Lifesaving Skills

Unique partnership program is a direct response to the ‘Truth and Reconciliation’ Commission’s ‘call to action: “to increase the number of Indigenous professionals working in the health care field, ensure the retention of Indigenous health-care providers in Indigenous communities and provide cultural competency training for all health-care professionals” SASKATOON, Nov. 27, 2019 – SE Health and St. John Ambulance […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019153 Views

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Police bring in speaker for Indigenous Awareness Training – CHAT News Today

Medicine Hat, AB – The Medicine Hat Police Service has been focusing on inclusion and diversity. On Tuesday, they took another step in their journey, with Indigenous awareness training during their latest professional development day Officers listened to Cree/Dene speaker Holly Fortier’s four-hour presentation. Chief Andy McGrogan says he first heard Fortier speak at last […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019114 Views

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BLSD Participation in Treaty Education Initiative Training

Border Land School Division teachers, principals and senior administration spent September 18 and 19 participating in Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) training. Facilitated by the provincial TEI team, participants learned about the historical context of treaties and treaty making, participated in demonstration lessons, and learned about about links to the Manitoba curriculum. Manitoba Treaty Commissioner, Loretta […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201983 Views

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New course offers support for Indigenous parents – BC Gov

Nov. 26, 2019 VICTORIA – Indigenous parents who are going through separation or divorce can now access a free online course that can help them make decisions in the best interests of their children. Parenting After Separation (PAS) for Indigenous Families offers information about how Indigenous parents can honour their children while working through challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019122 Views

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Northern First Nations participate in Archaeological Monitor Training – Anishinabek News

November 26, 2019 This past summer, over 50 participants from 11 different First Nations were provided foundational archaeological training from the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS). The training was made possible through an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant that was awarded to the OAS to build archaeological capacity in northern Ontario First Nations over a two-year […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2019125 Views

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New program to train 25 Indigenous people from the N.W.T. to be counsellors – CBC

The program is expected to start in September of 2020 Nov 23, 2019 A Yellowknife organization plans to train more Indigenous people to be counsellors in the Northwest Territories. “We ask our clients and they always say they would rather have an Indigenous counsellor,” said Roy Erasmus, a counsellor at Dene Wellness Warriors in Yellowknife. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2019197 Views

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APTN and CAJ Seeking Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellow

APTN and CAJ Seeking Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellow November 21, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and APTN are pleased to announce a call for applications for the forth-Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Application instructions are available on both the APTN and CAJ websites. Deadline for receipt of applications is 11:59 p.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2019136 Views

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Young Leaders Build Skills to Build a Better Toronto Region

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2019 – Trust is shifting away from traditional institutions and leaders, and skills essential for the future are getting an overhaul. But preparing our region’s diverse young leaders to take on a new leadership mantle needs to happen in lockstep. That’s why over 150 rising leaders from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) participated […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201980 Views

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Enbridge Gas presents cheque to Skills Ontario, continues support for the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives program

Ontario (November 15, 2019) – Earlier this week, Ian Howcroft, Chief Executive Officer of Skills Ontario met with Ken McCorkle, Manager of Indigenous Affairs at Enbridge Gas and Malini Giridhar, VP of Business Development and Regulatory at Enbridge Gas, and was presented with a $20,000 cheque to go towards Skills Ontario programming to provide the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 2019125 Views

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National Screen Institute announces Directors Guild of Canada as Indigenous Training Programs Partner, part of three-year agreement

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is proud to welcome the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) as Indigenous Training Programs Partner, part of a new three-year partnership. The partnership supports the delivery of training programs NSI New Northern Voices, NSI IndigiDocs and CBC New Indigenous Voices, presented by NSI, and includes boot camp sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2019173 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Launches The Way Forward on Workforce Development

November 15, 2019 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today launched The Way Forward on Workforce Development – the Provincial Government’s plan for strengthening the province’s workforce and supporting a productive, knowledge-based economy. Minister Mitchelmore was joined by the Honourable Brian Warr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2019112 Views

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Ontario to spend additional $2.5 million for skills training – Canadian HR Reporter

‘We have to erase the stigma and let people know these are well-paying jobs’ Ontario has announced it will increase spending on its Pre-Apprenticeship Training program by $2.5 million this year to give an additional 200 people exposure to jobs in the skilled trades. The move will help address the looming problem that Ontario’s economy […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201986 Views

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Ontario Increasing Investments in Skilled Trades

Government to Spend Additional $2.5M to Boost Exposure to Good Careers November 8, 2019 TORONTO — Ontario’s Government is tackling shortages in the skilled trades by announcing $20.8 million in spending to attract more people to the trades and boost Ontario’s skilled workforce. The Government will increase spending on Ontario’s Pre-Apprenticeship Training program by $2.5 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2019130 Views

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Your Place’ training and employment program for women surpasses 1,000 applicants – LNG Canada

Nov 6, 2019 Goal to double percentage of women working in construction trades on LNG Canada project VANCOUVER, B.C.— Response has far exceeded expectations to LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor’s YOUR PLACE workforce development program for women aimed at attracting, recruiting, training, supporting and employing women to work in the construction trades […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2019122 Views

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Canadian Armed Forces wants more visible minorities, Indigenous people in military – Straight.com

November 6th, 2019 Maj. Alexandre Munoz says that the Canadian Armed Forces is marching toward its goal of increasing diversity among its ranks. “We’re heading there,” Munoz, a public-affairs officer with the military’s recruiting group, told the Georgia Straight by phone while aboard HMCS St. John’s. The frigate is on its annual Great Lakes deployment, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 2019147 Views

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Launch of FutureReadyWabanaki

06 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – An initiative has been launched to help Indigenous university students become job-ready while supporting employers in finding and recruiting qualified employees. FutureReadyWabanaki was established as a partnership involving the provincial government and the province’s four publicly funded universities. It follows the provincewide model of FutureReadyNB, which was created earlier […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 2019103 Views

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Province Launches Manitoba Skills Strategy Survey

November 6, 2019 Strategy to Ensure Manitobans Have the Skills, Talent and Knowledge for Thriving Economy: Eichler The province has launched the Manitoba Skills survey as part of its strategy to ensure Manitobans have the right skills, talent and knowledge to build a thriving economy, Economic Development and Training Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “This […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201989 Views

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Celebrating skilled trades during Apprenticeship Recognition Month

VICTORIA – From Nov. 4 to 30, 2019, B.C.’s apprentices are being recognized as their contributions and success in building and maintaining thriving communities throughout the province are acknowledged. The Government of British Columbia has proclaimed November as Apprenticeship Recognition Month. Throughout the month, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) will highlight the many roles that apprentices play in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 2019124 Views

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IRC: Dates for Advanced Financial Practices

October 31, 2019 Advanced Financial Practices A partnership between IRC and the GNWT Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), the Community Government Finance Program is to assist community government staff to develop knowledge and skills in the finance field as it relates to community government responsibilities, and is offered by Crowe MacKay LLP. https://www.maca.gov.nt.ca/en/services/community-government-finance-training-program Click on […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 2019102 Views

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AB Government: Building Alberta’s skilled workforce

More Alberta students will gain valuable hands-on skilled trades experience and education as government increases funding to connect students with in-demand jobs. The Government of Alberta will triple the amount of annual funding to CAREERS: The Next Generation to more than $6 million a year by 2022-23, providing 6,000 students with paid internships and skilled […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019157 Views

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Skawahlook First Nation project stalled after province redirects funds – CBC

‘They’re ripping the Band-Aid off one wound and slapping it on another,’ says Skawahlook program leader Oct 28, 2019 The Skawahlook First Nation in Agassiz, B.C. will not be able to expand trails in a local park — and it blames the B.C. government for pulling funds. Up to a dozen Indigenous youth were set […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201987 Views

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Trainers from Firefighters Without Borders Headed to Lac Seul First Nations this Month to Educate Residents on Fire Prevention & Ensure All Residents Have A Working Smoke Alarm

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 16, 2019  – Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) has partnered with the Lac Seul Fire and Emergency Services to help improve fire safety in the Northern First Nation Community of Lac Seul, located near Sioux Lookout, Ontario, as part of Fire Prevention Month (month of October). FWB has enlisted Chris Miller and Jeff […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019116 Views

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MOU Signing with the Southern Chiefs Organization

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) signed an MOU on September 18, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba; as part of the Chiefs-in-Summit meeting, to formalize a partnership to work on developing a tax framework that will lead to more self-governance.  The MOU was signed by SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201996 Views

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First All-Indigenous Class Graduates from Atlantic Trades Business Seal Program

October 10, 2019 Nova Scotia’s first all-Indigenous and all-journeypersons class has graduated from the Atlantic Trades Business Seal program. This continuing education program is giving its seven graduates the skills, confidence and tools they need to take on managerial roles and start their own company. “These professionals are contributing to a more diverse and inclusive […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2019129 Views

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Indigenous Youth Leadership Training Needs More Funding

B.C. — October 9, 2019 — Registration for Gathering Our Voices (GOV): Indigenous Youth Leadership Training sells out every year. The growing demand for the event speaks to the positive impact it has on the Indigenous youth who attend. Unfortunately, while demand for the event has increased, funding has lagged behind, forcing co-hosts to lower […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2019121 Views

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Advanced General Financial Practices Course. See dates in all 6 ISR Communities and all Forms to Apply.

October 03, 2019 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government & Crowe MacKay LLP is offering a 10-day General Financial Practices course in all communities.  Click on links for detailed posters for your community, and see links to Application and ISET Forms below. Ulukhaktok October 15- 23. Deadline to Apply […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2019115 Views

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Nunavut Inuit train to become haul truck drivers at Rankin Inlet mine – Nunatsiaq News

27 September, 2019 “It’s loud and you can just feel and see everything” MELIADINE MINE—Driving a mining haul truck through pitch-dark tunnels that stretch 450 metres below the surface isn’t for everyone. The job requires a steady hand and excellent navigation skills. But Pelagie Niviatsiak of Rankin Inlet says it’s something she’s always wanted to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2019171 Views

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Task force to strengthen skilled trades education

NAIT and SAIT presidents will co-chair the Skills for Jobs Task Force and find ways to expand and strengthen apprenticeship education to meet labour demands. NAIT president Glenn Feltham and SAIT president and CEO David Ross will head government’s 19-member task force that will provide recommendations on how to best renew and expand apprenticeship education […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2019163 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power: Energizing Youth Complete Capacity Building Program

September 17, 2019 Congratulations to the six youth for completing the 6-week Energizing Youth capacity building program! The program began in July with a 2-week course that included curriculum to raise awareness of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project and energy in remote First Nations. The course included safety certificates, information about energy conservation and renewable energy, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 2019133 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for training equipment to help apprentices in Old Castle, Ontario, complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 9, 2019              Old Castle, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Giving every Canadian a real and fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, and the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2019113 Views

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Nunavut cabinet opts for mine training centre, reduced casuals – Nunatsiaq News

10 September, 2019 “We are a united executive council, with clear goals and strong ideas” Following their mid-term retreat in Arviat last week, Nunavut’s cabinet has decided to set up a Nunavut mine training centre in Rankin Inlet, the Government of Nunavut announced Sept. 9. In doing so, Premier Joe Savikataaq said cabinet is now […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2019123 Views

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Canada invests in pilot training at First Nations Technical Institute – wingsmagazine.com

September 9, 2019 Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on September 6 announced a Government of Canada investment of up to $4.9 million over three years for the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI). The investment is being made through FedDev Ontario, which is under the umbrella of Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201987 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester Training Program Launches in Calgary

Calgary, AB (September 9, 2019) – A group of Indigenous students begin training to become software testers in Calgary Monday, with paid internships at leading companies like Suncor and guaranteed full-time jobs with PLATO Testing awaiting those who complete the program. Leroy Big Bull of the Piikani Nation is eager to be a part of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2019137 Views

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Government of Canada invests in pilot training at the First Nations Technical Institute

From: Transport Canada September 6, 2019 Ottawa Transport Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced a Government of Canada investment of up to $4.9 million over three years for the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2019108 Views

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Investing in People and Businesses in Northern Ontario

Province provides $2.4 million in funding for training in forestry sector September 6, 2019 Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities THUNDER BAY — Ontario’s Government is helping people across Northwestern Ontario prepare for successful careers in the forestry sector by partnering with employers and investing in publicy-funded access to skills training. Today, Ross Romano, Minister […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 2019138 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to Make an Announcement

September 5, 2019 The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, will make an announcement about training in the forestry sector in Northern Ontario. Date: Friday, September 6, 2019 Time: Remarks at 10 a.m. A media availability will follow. Media are asked to arrive by 9:30 a.m. Location: Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019117 Views

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Federal government invests in business development and skills training in Northern BC

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada September 5, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada is working with organizations to support training opportunities and equip Canadians with the skills and resources needed to succeed in today’s workforce. That’s why the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 2019164 Views

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Mobile classroom helps students in northwest British Columbia access trades training

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Federal investment helps Coast Mountain College expand mobile trades training programs September 3, 2019 – Terrace, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Students from around northwest British Columbia will have the opportunity to gain new skills needed to find well-paying jobs in the region’s growing resource sector. The Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2019131 Views

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Government of Canada working with Indigenous partners to provide skills training and job opportunities for young Indigenous people

August 30, 2019            Val d’Or, Quebec          Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy is an inclusive economy, where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Indigenous people represent the youngest and fastest-growing segment of Canada’s population, yet they continue to be under-represented in the workforce. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of […]

by pnationtalk on September 3, 2019102 Views

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New trades training facility puts students on path to success

Aug. 26, 2019 NELSON – Selkirk College students are now able to access cutting-edge training facilities that will get students job-ready for in-demand trades careers, with the official opening of a new trades training facility. “Students in the Kootenays will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the equipment they need to be industry ready,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2019126 Views

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Government of Canada partnering with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig to build new discovery centre

From: FedNor Investments in technology infrastructure will accelerate social and economic growth August 23, 2019 – Sault Ste. Marie, ON — Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario — FedNor Indigenous, Métis and non-Indigenous peoples and families in the Baawitigong region in and around Sault Ste. Marie will soon benefit from increased access to economic, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2019129 Views

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NUPGE’s 21st session of Leadership Development School wraps up after a week of learning, team building

“Hosting the Leadership Development School is one of NUPGE’s greatest privileges. Each year, we bring engaged and passionate members together to learn from current leaders and experts, but also from each other. It’s an honour to say NUPGE is helping to strengthen solidarity and equip these members as they grow into leaders of the labour […]

by pnationtalk on August 23, 2019119 Views

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Recently launched Mobile Training Classroom to expand opportunities for remote Indigenous communities – Anishinabek News

August 23, 2019 THUNDER BAY — Fort William First Nation’s Noah Ogima and Michael Banning are looking forward to working in the trades once they complete the cement finisher program at LiUNA Local 607 in Thunder Bay. The two cement finisher apprentices were in attendance during Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu’s Aug. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2019130 Views

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Trades teachers building house with Elsipogtog First Nation

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION (GNB) – Trades teachers and other volunteers are partnering with Elsipogtog First Nation to build a home for a family in need. “Trades are an important aspect of our economy and we are working to improve learning in trades,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy. “We are very pleased […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2019167 Views

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Canada supports climate-related jobs and training for students

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time, and youth are among those leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change by supporting the work of independent organizations will advance Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2019119 Views

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