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Skills Ontario applauds measures to develop apprenticeships and skilled trade & tech careers

QUEEN’S PARK – Skills Ontario welcomes the emphasis on apprenticeships and skilled trade and technology careers that were addressed in the provincial government’s budget announcement today. “The commitment to increasing apprenticeships and promoting the skilled trades and technologies to students from kindergarten to grade 12 is very much aligned with Skills Ontario’s mission,” says Ian […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2019156 Views

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New service opportunities for Canadian youth in the North

Expedition to Community will engage about 300 youth through Canada Service Corps April 8th, 2019       Ottawa, Ontario          Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to succeed. That’s why Will Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, on behalf of the Honourable […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 2019180 Views

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Carpentry program building skills – The Carillon

An employment centre on Roseau River First Nation has found a successful recipe for imparting marketable skills to young adults while empowering them to give back to the community. Last Friday, 11 reserve members between the ages of 18 and 30 celebrated the completion of a 12-week certificate program in carpentry hosted by Ginew Employment […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2019220 Views

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Future Skills Centre Launches Six Innovation Projects and Call for Proposals

The Future Skills Centre is funding projects across the country that are testing innovative approaches to skills development, helping thousands of Canadians prepare for the future of work Toronto, April 2, 2019 – The working lives of many Canadians will be changed as existing jobs are displaced and new jobs are created with different skills […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2019186 Views

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School board, charity team up to provide Indigenous training – OrilliaMatters.Com

Curriculum ‘opens doors for relationships to be built’; School board hosting training session April 8 A Collingwood-based charity with a mission for education is working with the local school board to take teachers and students on a journey featuring the history and culture of Indigenous people in Canada. Educators are invited to a special training […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2019104 Views

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Creating Employment Opportunities for Inuit Through Inuktut Skills

Wednesday March 27th, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut –  On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Nunavut’s creation, Inuit are investing more than $5.4 million over three years in accredited Inuktut language training through the Pirurvik Centre. “Inuit are proud to invest in the Pirurvik Centre to meet the tremendous need among Nunavut’s employers for employees […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2019237 Views

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Province Announces Mandatory Entry-level Training for Commercial Truck Drivers

March 26, 2019 As part of the Manitoba government’s commitment to public safety, mandatory entry-level training for commercial truck drivers will be implemented Sept. 1, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today.  Requirements will include 121.5 hours of training, which is consistent with other provinces including Alberta and Saskatchewan. “Our government is focused on public safety […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019154 Views

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NTI Update: Media Advisory

March 26th, 2019 For Immediate Release What: The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation will be making a funding announcement with the Pirurvik Centre. Where: Pirurvik Centre, Building 661, Paunna Place, Iqaluit, Nunavut When: 1:30PM, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -30- For more information: Malaya Mikijuk Assistant Director of Communications Nunavut Tunngavik Inc 867 975 4907 mmikijuk@tunngavik.com NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019106 Views

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New investments to help Canadians secure good jobs

March 22, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario Our global economy is evolving and offering Canadians new opportunities to succeed, but it also means people may change jobs many times over the course of their careers. The Government of Canada is working to make it easier for Canadian students and workers of all ages to improve their […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019184 Views

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New initiative aims to inspire Indigenous youth to become pilots – CBC

Give Them Wings is a project of new Indigenous-founded airline Iskwew Air Mar 17, 2019 When Gabriel Shepherd took a flight on one of his neighbour’s three-wheeled propeller planes, he was immediately hooked. “I love just going off in the air,” said Shepherd, who is of Métis descent. “I love the relaxed feeling of when you’re cruising […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2019120 Views

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‘Tiny homes’ provide shelter, job skills for central Alberta First Nation – Global News

March 18, 2019 After six months of hard work, eleven students officially graduated from a tiny home building program on the Montana First Nation south of Edmonton. The adults headed back to school in the fall of 2018. “We started on September 4th, classroom work,” student Phillip Cardinal explained. “So we have to get our […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2019135 Views

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Software-testing firm expected to train, employ 60 Indigenous workers – SooToday.com

PLATO’s goal is to create positive change for Indigenous people living in Canada Keith McIntosh can pinpoint a defining moment when he resolved to use his position and experience in information technology (IT) to help effect change for Indigenous peoples living in Canada. Selected to participate in the 2015 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, McIntosh […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2019123 Views

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Eight students complete Work Ready program in Arctic Bay

From February 11, 2019 to February 15, 2019, eight students in Arctic Bay completed the Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit Association Work Ready program. The program is offered through the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership. During the week-long program, students learned practical skills about what it’s like to work in a mine, including the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2019122 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to help Indigenous apprentices in New Brunswick complete their training

March 13, 2019       Saint John, New Brunswick           Employment and Social Development Canada As the economy grows, so do opportunities for employment. 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 jobs, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2019202 Views

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Indigenous program aims to combat trades shortage – Daily Commercial News

March 13, 2019 TORONTO — The provincial government is launching a new Northern Ontario Internship Program to create more opportunities for Indigenous people and address the skilled labour shortage in the north. By removing the requirement that applicants be recent university or college graduates, Ontario is supporting a wider variety of internships, including skilled trades, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2019156 Views

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce agreements to give workers the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

An estimated 16,000 more Saskatchewan workers to benefit March 8, 2019          Gatineau, Quebec       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 Ralph […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2019173 Views

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Government of Canada supports skills training for Indigenous people in central British Columbia

March 5, 2019                       Kamloops, British Columbia                        Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a fair chance at success. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be under-represented in Canada’s workforce. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019157 Views

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New Internship Program Creating More Jobs for Indigenous, Skilled Workers

March 5, 2019 Ontario’s Government for the people is delivering on its commitment to create more opportunities for Indigenous people and address the skilled labour shortage across the North by making the Northern Ontario Internship Program more accessible. Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, announced the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019176 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada invests in skills training for Indigenous people in Central B.C.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight the work being done by the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council to help Indigenous people get the skills needed to secure good quality jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times […]

by pmnationtalk on March 5, 2019153 Views

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Spaces Still Open For Skills Up – PortageOnline.com

March 03, 2019 This week is the start of training for the Portage Community Revitalization Corporation’s (PCRC) Skills Up program. Executive Director Victoria Espey says there are still some spots left in this family childcare program initiated by PCRC. “If anybody in our community is interested in getting employment through opening a home daycare, or […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019252 Views

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Minister Wilkinson presents completion certificates to Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Squamish, British Columbia — Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Squamish today to present completion certificates for 23 Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees from around B.C.. This ceremony was a culmination of three weeks of Conservation & Protection and Fisheries and Oceans […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2019192 Views

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Call For Applications RBC Indigenous Internship Program

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS RBC Indigenous Internship Program DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec, February 28, 2019 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its RBC Indigenous Internship Program (formerly known as the RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices). This eight-month program, the only one of its kind in Canada, offers […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2019339 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians with disabilities in British Columbia

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit the University of Victoria to highlight how the Government of Canada helps youth overcome barriers to employment and develop job skills. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2019153 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Mascouche

February 28, 2019                        Mascouche, QC                         Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity depends on young Canadians getting a fair chance at success in the labour market. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2019165 Views

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People in the Nass Valley get skills training for jobs

Feb. 22, 2019 VILLAGE OF GINGOLX – Thirty-five people from the Nisga’a Nation in the Nass Valley will learn skills they need to improve their lives, support their communities, create new opportunities and get sustainable local jobs, through new Community Workforce Response Grants. The Village of Gingolx is receiving $197,997 to support 15 people. The funding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 2019223 Views

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Province Concludes Deal to Bring New Economic Opportunities to Pineland Forest Nursery

February 22, 2019 Botanist Organic Growers Corp. to Grow Hemp, Create New Jobs: Pedersen The Manitoba government has concluded a deal to revitalize and bring new economic opportunities to Pineland Forest Nursery and the surrounding region, with the successful bidder being a company that plans to grow and develop hemp, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2019382 Views

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New program to train Indigenous Nova Scotians for cannabis careers – CBC

The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre forges link with production company Feb 22, 2019 The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax is partnering with one of the province’s first licensed pot producers as it prepares to grow from 25 employees to more than 80 in the next year. The centre signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday with Biome Grow […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2019194 Views

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Ryerson University leads Future Skills Centre Consortium

New federal government initiative will help determine how best to prepare Canadians for the workforce of the future February 20, 2019 TORONTO, February 20, 2019 — A Canadian workforce that incorporates new technology and adapts is key to Canada’s long-term economic growth. On February 14, the federal government announced that Ryerson University will lead The Future […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019334 Views

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Government of Canada funds innovative project to help more women succeed in the skilled trades

750 apprentices from Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan to benefit from this support February 21, 2019     Winnipeg, Manitoba      Employment and Social Development Canada 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, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019192 Views

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Want to develop your career in film, TV and digital media? Apply for CBC New Indigenous Voices presented by NSI

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is accepting applications until March 21 from Indigenous adults aged 18 to 35 for CBC New Indigenous Voices presented by NSI. CBC New Indigenous Voices is a 14-week, full-time, culturally-sensitive training course offering exposure to a variety of creative and challenging employment opportunities in film, TV and digital media. Minimum […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2019205 Views

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LNG Canada sponsors driver training in Kitimat and Terrace

Lack of driver’s license a leading barrier to employment for Indigenous peoples Vancouver, February 15, 2019- Today LNG Canada announces it has contributed $80,000 to sponsor three sessions of driver training, two in Kitimat and one in Terrace, B.C. This funding will enable 46 students to take the graduated licensing program. In addition, students will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 2019219 Views

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Government of Canada supports organizations improving accessibility and job opportunities for persons with disabilities in Edmonton

February 15, 2019                        Edmonton, Alberta                        Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, announced Government of Canada support for organizations to improve accessibility and job opportunities for persons with disabilities in Edmonton, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2019225 Views

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U of the Arctic – Training opportunities: Unique courses in value-added food processing in Saskatchewan, Spring 2019

Feb 15, 2019 The University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre will be offering two 3-day courses starting in spring 2019 that are focused on local food production, value-added food processing, and agri-business development opportunities for Indigenous communities. In response to the growing demand for nutritious and affordable foods in Indigenous communities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2019192 Views

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LNG Canada sponsors the Outland Youth Employment Program

Indigenous youth receive hands-on experience to develop life and work skills Vancouver, B.C., February 14, 2019 – LNG Canada announces a three-year, $150,000 sponsorship of the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP) in British Columbia. OYEP West, a six-week, live-in camp near Prince George, B.C. provides Indigenous youth aged 16 to 18, with an immersive, hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 2019264 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to ensure Canadian workers are prepared for the jobs of tomorrow

New Future Skills Centre and Future Skills Council will identify priorities and create new opportunities for a stronger economy. February 14, 2019                        Toronto, Ontario                        Employment and Social Development Canada New technology, artificial intelligence, and global competitiveness are changing the way Canadians work. Many of the skills needed for good quality […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2019185 Views

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IRC: Wildlife Monitor Course February 25 to March 28 in Inuvik. Apply by Feb 15!

February 12, 2019 Priority is given to Inuvialuit Beneficiaries in the ISR Firearms Safety Predator Defense Aircraft Safety Aircraft Extrication & Rescue Ice Rescue ATV / UTV Operator Wilderness First Aid & More Wildlife Safety Technician: Jesse Beland 780-570-5600 Act Wildlife Safety Technician: William Day 867-620-0065 IRC ASETS ASETS Program Coordinator Merlyn Rogers 867-777-7091   […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2019235 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Quebec and Ontario

February 12, 2019                 Sherbrooke, Quebec                    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity depends on young Canadians getting a fair chance at success in the labour market. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2019149 Views

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Media Advisory: Skills Ontario hosts Trades & Tech Day for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students in Sault Ste. Marie

Skills Ontario contact Emina Jakupović 519-749-9899 ext. 221 ejakupovic@skillsontario.com Sault Ste. Marie – Skills Ontario will be hosting a Trades & Tech Day at Sault College on February 12, 2019. This event is an opportunity for Indigenous youth to meet and network with community members who have chosen a career in the skilled trades and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019259 Views

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PLATO Testing to create 57 local jobs, says Romano – SooToday.com

Chief Sayers applauds provincial funding for computer training Sault MPP Ross Romano announced more than $1.2 million in provincial funding for Indigenous student training in the information technology sector at Sault College Thursday. The funding will go to PLATO Testing for Indigenous students, to be taught at Sault College. PLATO (Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization), established […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019192 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in New Brunswick

February 7, 2019                   Atholville, New Brunswick           Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity depends on young Canadians getting a fair chance at success in the workplace. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers, we are investing in our greatest asset – our people. Today, the Honourable Patty […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019165 Views

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Ontario Supporting Indigenous Training and Employment

February 7, 2019 Province Investing in Digital Economy in Sault Ste. Marie Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Ontario’s Government for the People is supporting Indigenous training and employment in Sault Ste. Marie’s information technology (IT) sector, creating 57 full-time jobs. Today, Ross Romano, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2019275 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for 450 young Canadians in St. John’s

January 29, 2019                        St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep quality jobs. Today the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2019173 Views

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Welcome orientation sees police cadets from five different agencies begin training program – rdnewsnow.com

January 29, 2019 LETHBRIDGE- A packed audience at the Lethbridge Police Station on Monday morning (Jan. 28) saw 34 cadets – from five different agencies – take the first step towards making their dream of a career in policing a reality. This latest class of cadets in 2019 is the largest in recent LPS history […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2019140 Views

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MB Government: Province Recruiting Talented Candidates for Leaders in Training Program

January 28, 2019 The Manitoba government is recruiting for the new Leaders in Training Program, a two-year paid internship for those seeking a fulfilling career in the public service, Finance Minister Scott Fielding, minister responsible for the civil service, announced today. “This program is a fantastic opportunity for the province to find and train people […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2019279 Views

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LiUNA Expands Accessibility to Training Programs through Mobile Unit

January 23, 2019 “On behalf of LiUNA we applaud Minister Hajdu’s announcement to improve accessibility to training programs throughout Thunder Bay. For over a decade, LiUNA Local 607 representing Thunder Bay has been working together with various training partners in order to meet the demands of membership and community. Today’s announcement will expand training and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2019167 Views

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IRC to hold Finance Course “Keeping Your Accounting Records” in 6 Communities

January 23, 2019 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government & Crowe MacKay LLP is offering a 10-day Keeping Your Accounting Records course in ALL ISR communities. Find your community below for dates and application deadlines: Sachs Harbour  Course Date: February 5-14, 2019.  Application Deadline: February 1, 2019. Aklavik Course […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2019247 Views

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Government of Canada helping reduce barriers to training in the skilled trades

Mobile classroom to bring trades training to apprentices in the Thunder Bay area January 23, 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2019200 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to announce help to reduce barriers to training in the skilled trades

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce how the Government of Canada is making it easier for more Canadians to get training reducing barriers to training in the skilled trades. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019152 Views

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Government of Canada supports First Nation’s Development Corporation Capacity Building

Federal government investment furthers capacity development and jobs creation in the North January 15, 2019 – Yellowknife, NWT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A skilled workforce and access to employment opportunities are central to the economic wellbeing of communities in the North. That is why the Government of Canada is investing $300,000 in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2019164 Views

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Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program

Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program Committed to supporting Aboriginal communities January 15, 2019 (Mississauga, ON) – Express Scripts Canada (ESC) is announcing its new Indigenous Internship Program, launched today as part of the organization’s larger commitment to supporting Aboriginal communities.  The initial internship will be in Human Resources; the position will be for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2019473 Views

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