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CWB Welding Foundation launches Introduction to Welding Program for Women with Funding from the Government of Canada

August 19, 2019 – Regina, SK – The CWB Welding Foundation’s “Women of Steel: Forging New Opportunities” introductory welding program is taking place at Saskatchewan Polytechnic August 19-23, 2019. This 30 hour pre-employment technical skills development program, developed by the Canadian Welding Bureau, will be delivered across Canada this year in collaboration with six post-secondary […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 2019127 Views

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Free driver training for Indigenous peoples in the North

Aug. 15, 2019 TERRACE – More than 1,000 people in Indigenous communities in B.C.’s North Coast and Nechako regions are getting access to driver training, opening the doors to job opportunities and safer travel. The Province is partnering with Terrace-based All Nations Driving Academy (ANDA) to deliver driver training in rural Indigenous communities. The training […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2019158 Views

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Opening doors for Indigenous opportunities – The Daily Courier

It’s all about creating opportunities and opening doors. On Tuesday, the Okanagan Training Development Council and the Industry Training Authority signed a memorandum of understanding to support Indigenous apprentices and tradespeople. “There are always barriers with First Nations,” said Raf DeGuevara, chairman of the Okanagan Training Development Council. “That’s why a lot more preparation needs […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2019114 Views

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NS Government: More Support for Hiring Young, Diverse People

August 13, 2019 Government hiring programs are helping more diverse young people enter the workforce. Ramy Metwally, originally from Cairo, Egypt, is a computer science student who is enrolled in Dalhousie University’s co-op program. He is working at MetOcean Telematics, an international ocean-tech company in Dartmouth. “I chose Nova Scotia and Dalhousie, because I wanted […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2019152 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for First Nations organization in Thunder Bay

Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs August 13, 2019                     Thunder Bay, Ontario                 Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation and fostering a better future for Indigenous people by ensuring First Nations people have greater opportunities to find and keep good quality jobs. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on August 13, 2019120 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester training program to launch in Calgary

(Calgary, AB – August 12, 2019) – Applications are open for the first ever Indigenous Software Tester training program to be held in Calgary starting September 9th, put on by PLATO Testing Ltd (PLATO). PLATO specializes in training and employing Indigenous software testers to provide diverse software testing solutions to clients throughout North America. “We’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2019106 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada announces funding to benefit First Nations people in Thunder Bay

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is working with local First Nations organizations to create employment opportunities for First Nations people in Thunder Bay. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 2019111 Views

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Seeking applications to deliver internships and digital skills training for recent graduates

Statements of interest due October 1, 2019, and full applications due December 16, 2019 August 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario The labour market will undergo major changes in the coming years as a result of automation, robotics, big data, 3D printing and artificial intelligence. To address the challenges that will come with these changes, the Digital […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 2019141 Views

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Welding camp partnership with Wabanaki Communities

August 12, 2019 ESGENOÔPETITJ (GNB) – Middle school Wabanaki students will have the opportunity for hands-on learning at welding camps this summer. “Trade education provides students with experiential, hands-on learning,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy. “The camps provide students with an opportunity to learn new skills in an enjoyable and supportive […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 2019114 Views

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IRC: Community Owned Network Training in Ulukhaktok

August 09, 2019 Community Members of Ulukhaktok The Internet Society is offering free training on how to build and run a community-owned Internet service provider in Ulukhaktok. No prior experience or technical ability is required and everyone is welcome! Sign up now to learn how to: · Build and operate a network for the Hamlet […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 2019124 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP Celebrates a Third Line Crew Ground Support Training Program Graduation

August 8, 2019 Participants from the third round of Line Crew Ground Support training celebrated today with their families and community leaders. The training group supported each other and worked exceptionally well as a team in training. The graduates are strong candidates for opportunities in the powerline sector with many having heavy equipment and construction […]

by pnationtalk on August 9, 2019187 Views

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National Screen Institute launches NSI New Northern Voices training program, issues call for applications

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) has launched an exciting new pilot training program for residents of northern Manitoba aged 18+. NSI New Northern Voices, in association with University College of the Northern (UCN), is a full-time, four-week pilot program located in The Pas, Manitoba introducing students to media-based storytelling. Students will have the opportunity […]

by pnationtalk on August 8, 2019130 Views

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On-the-land Indigenous training camp ran near Hedley from July 14 to 21 – Keremeos Review

Aug. 6, 2019 A seven-day on-the-land training camp for Indigenous teens took place just outside of Hedley on ancestral land from July 14 to 21. The camp was grounded in the teachings of the Okanagan First Nations but was for all Indigenous youth. Participating this year was Syilx youth in the Similkameen with other Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201993 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for innovative project to help apprentices in Thunder Bay complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 6, 2019           Thunder Bay, 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2019153 Views

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York U: New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 – The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2019117 Views

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Government of Canada helps women in Newfoundland and Labrador prepare for high‑demand and well‑paying jobs in the construction trades

July 31, 2019              Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador              Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. The Government recognizes the importance of building a diverse workforce and supporting women so they can launch careers in high-demand construction trades. Today, Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for […]

by pnationtalk on July 31, 2019146 Views

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Carlton Trail College and Sask Polytech partnership boosts funding for trades training

July 30, 2019 – To help women, Indigenous peoples, newcomers and persons with disabilities start a career in the trades, Carlton Trail College is offering bursaries to better support a skilled, inclusive, certified and productive trades workforce by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of training provided. The bursaries and funding are made possible by the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2019112 Views

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New Project Supports Indigenous Career Development in Unama’ki (Cape Breton)

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office to help grow Indigenous companies, encourage entrepreneurship through skills development July 27, 2019 – Membertou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Supporting the growth of Indigenous-owned businesses, youth and future entrepreneurs helps create jobs and improves the quality of life for people in Atlantic Canada’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2019109 Views

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Combining Indigenous-led tourism with NIC training

Tourism student Zoe Speck is putting her training to work at the Kwa’lilas Hotel in Port Hardy while she earns her Tourism and Hospitality Management certificate at NIC. The Kwa’lilas is owned and operated by Kawatsi Economic Development Corporation (KEDC), the economic development arm of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nation. Since opening in 2017, the hotel […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2019162 Views

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Innovative Saskatchewan employers receive federal support to create hundreds of new jobs and opportunities

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Saskatoon and central Saskatchewan receive significant federal funding July 24, 2019 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Western Economic Diversification Canada Saskatchewan companies and not-for-profit organizations are contributing to the growth of Western Canada’s economy, and the Government of Canada is supporting them as they develop new […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2019157 Views

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Government of Canada helps women in Atlantic provinces prepare for high‑demand and well‑paying jobs in the construction trades

July 23 , 2019            Halifax, Nova Scotia    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. The Government recognizes the importance of building a diverse workforce and supporting women so they can launch careers in high-demand construction trades. Today, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for […]

by pnationtalk on July 23, 2019107 Views

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65 New Correctional Officers Graduate

Frontline Workers will Increase Public Safety in Their Communities July 19, 2019 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the province’s adult correctional system safer by hiring 65 new correctional officer graduates. “Correctional officers are essential partners in Ontario’s justice system,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “They provide a vital service that directly impacts community safety across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2019169 Views

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Inaugural Indigenous Aviation Camp to Take Flight at FNTI

July 19, 2019 (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) — After training Indigenous pilots since 1990, the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) will be hosting its first annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp next week. From July 21 – 28, twelve Indigenous youth from across Canada will converge at FNTI’s Tyendinaga Aerodrome to attend ground school, C-172 training […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2019205 Views

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Federal training scheme marginalizes southern Inuit, TI says – Nunatsiaq News

18 July, 2019 StatCan estimates about 40 per cent of Inuit now live outside Inuit Nunangat A federal Indigenous training program that Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, promoted in Iqaluit earlier this month “further marginalizes” the Inuit of Ontario, the head of Tungasuvvingat Inuit said yesterday. Bennett “announced” the program […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201990 Views

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KRG: Very First Graduates of Childcare Management Training

July 18, 2019 – On June 29, 2019, 15 participants received attestations of college studies in Management of Childcare Centres. The graduates included eight childcare centre management employees and seven KRG Childcare Section staff members. The new college program was launched by the KRG Childcare Section in February 2018 in close cooperation with the CEGEP […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2019119 Views

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Ontario Building Skilled Workforce in Sudbury

Funding for Cambrian College Prepares Workers for Skilled Trades and Technology Jobs July 15, 2019 Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities SUDBURY — Ontario’s Government for the People is helping students across the province prepare for successful careers in the skilled trades and technology sectors so that employers have the skilled workforce they need to make […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 2019116 Views

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Indigenous Skills and Employment Training

Credits: Employment and Social Development Canada This week we launched the new Inuit ISET program with Kakivak Association and ITK Canada Inuit. In case you missed this historic announcement, check out the re-cap.

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2019385 Views

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Premiers Committed to Enhancing Skills Development and Immigration

SASKATOON, SK, July 10, 2019 – Supporting effective labour mobility and foreign qualification recognition processes, ensuring workers can access needed skills and training, and building an inclusive and diverse labour market are essential to growing Canada’s economy and creating jobs. Premiers are committed to ongoing progress in these areas. Premiers also acknowledged the importance of […]

by pnationtalk on July 11, 2019107 Views

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FNTI Launches Inaugural Annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp

(Tyendinaga, ON) — After training Indigenous pilots since 1990, the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) will be hosting its first annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp in July. From July 21 – 28, eleven Indigenous youth from across Canada will converge at FNTI’s aviation campus to attend ground school, C-172 training flights, simulator sessions, cultural events […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 2019110 Views

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Liberal minister promotes new Indigenous training program in Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

9 July, 2019 Meet your new acronym: “ISET” In a pre-election photo-op on July 8 in Iqaluit, Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the creation of a new federal labour market strategy for Inuit that was first set out in the Liberal government’s 2018 budget. Bennett, speaking on behalf of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 2019146 Views

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Minister Tassi visits communities in British Columbia, highlights Government of Canada’s support for seniors

July 9, 2019              Vancouver, British Columbia              Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities, and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, wrapped up a […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 2019118 Views

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Government of Canada invests in Inuit organizations to launch new skills and employment training program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs July 8, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and Inuit partners are taking significant action to ensure Inuit have greater opportunities for employment and can achieve lifelong prosperity for themselves, their families […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2019175 Views

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NU Government: Introduction to Prospecting course

Do you want to learn how to prospect for iron or gold, identify different rocks and minerals, and acquire prospecting skills and techniques? To find out more about the geology of Nunavut and the mining industry, the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is offering free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting courses. Classes are in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2019147 Views

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Government of Canada supports training and resources for workplace harassment and violence

From: Employment and Social Development Canada July 5, 2019 Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada All Canadians deserve a workplace that is free from harassment and violence. That is why the Government of Canada is making significant investments to help protect federally regulated employees from these unacceptable behaviours. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2019176 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for innovative project to help apprentices in Waterloo region complete their training and find work in the skilled trades

July 4, 2019              Breslau, 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 Canada is committed to supporting key groups, such […]

by pnationtalk on July 4, 2019127 Views

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Minister Bains announces new recipients of the Digital Literacy Exchange Program

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release The program will provide $29.5 million to non-profit organizations across the country to deliver digital literacy skills training to Canadians June 27, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Digital skills are becoming increasingly relevant at home, in school and at work. That’s why the Government of Canada is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019151 Views

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NL Government: Applications Now Available for Community Enhancement Employment Program

June 26, 2019 The Provincial Government is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and local governments that wish to sponsor projects funded by the Community Enhancement Employment Program. The Community Enhancement Employment Program provides funding to eligible sponsors, including towns, Inuit Community Governments, regional municipalities, local service districts, community and economic development organizations, and other […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019140 Views

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SWIFF engaging aspiring indigenous filmmakers with workshop series – Sarnia This Week

June 27, 2019 Local First Nations youth interested in telling their stories through the medium of film will have a golden opportunity to get some hands-on learning done alongside several highly-respected indigenous filmmakers, as part of a free initiative run by the South Western International Film Festival (SWIFF). Indigenous youth aged 14 to 19 are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019105 Views

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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce agreements to help Canadians improve their skills and prepare for the future of work with good quality jobs

26/06/2019 As innovation and technology continue to change how we live and work, Canadian workers are met with new challenges and opportunities. That is why it is more important than ever before to ensure Canadians benefit from an innovation-driven economy—and it means ensuring both employed and unemployed individuals have a chance to learn the skills […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019113 Views

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Media advisory: Governments of Canada and Yukon to announce agreement to give workers in Yukon the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Tracy-Anne McPhee, Minister of Education for the Government of Yukon, will announce measures to help workers in Yukon gain skills and prepare for the future […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019152 Views

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NWT RCMP looking to recruit Northerners – Northern News Services

June 25, 2019 NWT RCMP is looking to recruit more Northerners. In a joint effort with the Community and Aboriginal Policing Unit, Mounties north of 60 are hoping to attract more NWT residents, one of the force’s “main recruiting goals,” according to a news release issued late last week. “A career with the RCMP offers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019176 Views

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Government of Canada celebrates the tenth annual Day of the Seafarer

From: Transport Canada News release June 25, 2019 Ottawa Transport Canada Maritime trade is important to the Canadian economy, and the role of seafarers has always been, and continues to be, central to its success. In honour of the annual Day of the Seafarer, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, is proud to recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019139 Views

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Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth – Truck News

OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to Indigenous youth in northern Canada. As the fastest-growing demographic in the country, Indigenous youth, are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019150 Views

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Government of Canada nurturing cross-cultural awareness in Newfoundland and Labrador through Canada Service Corps project

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Cross-Cultural Youth Project to empower youth to address needs of Happy Valley-Goose Bay June 24, 2019 Goose Bay, Labrador Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to start their careers and succeed. That is why […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019259 Views

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Skills Ontario recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

ONTARIO (June 21, 2019) – Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a day for all Canadians to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures, and achievements of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. “In acknowledgement of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Skills Ontario recognizes the importance of celebrating the identities and achievements of Indigenous peoples,” says […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 2019127 Views

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Skills Ontario Summer Camps develop skills and career awareness for youth

Students will explore skilled trade and tech careers at 26 camps across Ontario ONTARIO (June 17, 2019) – This summer, nearly 400 students across the province will begin exploring future career options in the skilled trades and technologies at Skills Ontario Summer Camps. These week-long day camps offer skilled trades and technologies workshops, industry tours, […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 2019645 Views

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LNG Canada and JGC Fluor launch unique program to double percentage of women working in the skilled trades on the LNG Canada Project

June 17, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C.– LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor BC LNG JV (JGC Fluor), today announced the launch of YOUR PLACE, a province-wide workforce development program aimed at attracting, recruiting, training, supporting and employing women to work in the construction trades on the LNG Canada Project. The program includes a four-week workplace […]

by pnationtalk on June 18, 2019362 Views

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Ontario Supporting Businesses, Creating Jobs near Sault Ste. Marie

Province Helping Northern Ontario Business Expand Operations June 14, 2019 Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Ontario’s government is working for the people by supporting small businesses in Garden River First Nation, creating 10 full-time jobs. Today, Ross Romano, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced Garden River Truss, […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 2019116 Views

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Northern hiring targets to increase to 75% for Tlicho road – CBC

There will be consequences for not meeting those targets, says N.W.T. gov’t Jun 14, 2019 The Northwest Territories government has revealed northern hiring targets it’s setting for the construction and operation of the Tlicho all-season road. With an estimated total cost of $411 million to build and operate for 25 years, the 97-kilometre two-lane gravel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201983 Views

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Building an economy that works for the middle class

From: Employment and Social Development Canada New measures to boost participation in Canada’s Social Finance Market June 12, 2019              Montreal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Many Canadians face persistent and complex social and environmental challenges that make it difficult for them to succeed and reach their full potential. These issues hamper economic growth and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2019127 Views

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