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NB Government: Announcement regarding access to trades

03 July 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: An announcement regarding access to trades will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at 56 Micmac Rd., Eel Ground First Nation. Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris will participate. Media Contact(s) Geneviève Mallet-Chiasson, communications, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 506-444-4843. NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2018246 Views

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Online Applications Accepted For Project Jewel’s Upcoming Family Whaling Camp

June 29, 2018 Project Jewel is hosting a Family Whaling Camp in the Kittigazuit/Whitefish Station area for three families from the Inuvik region. This program will be held from July 16 to 20, 2018. As part of Project Jewel’s on-the-land wellness component, this program will allow families to increase their on-the-land knowledge, take part in a harvesting tradition, and provide […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2018229 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding agreement to give British Columbians the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 29, 2018             Burnaby, British Columbia      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 Canada creates is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2018257 Views

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Launch of Saskatoon Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada News release June 28, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2018312 Views

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GNWT Announces new suite of Labour Market Programs for Individuals, Employers, Organizations and Communities

YELLOWKNIFE (June 28, 2018) –Following the renegotiation of new labour market agreements with the federal government, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment has revitalized its suite of labour market programs to make them more streamlined, accessible and client-focused. Labour market programs are now specifically tailored to provide services and supports to individuals, employers, organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2018309 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in the Tłı̨chǫ region get vital job skills and work experience

June 28, 2018   Yellowknife, Northwest Territories    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, Michael McLeod, Member […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2018425 Views

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EMBC provides emergency and social services training for First Nations communities

June 27, 2018 This release and backgrounder was updated on June 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia are working with First Nations communities to develop relevant and effective emergency management training, based on the unique needs of First Nations. This pilot project is one element of […]

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Government of Canada announces agreement to give workers in Northwest Territories tools and training to find and keep good jobs

June 27, 2018             Yellowknife, Northwest Territories      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, Michael Mcleod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2018186 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding agreements to give Albertans better access to jobs and training

June 27, 2018             Edmonton, Alberta      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 Canada creates is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 2018222 Views

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AB Government: Indigenous training improves supports

Jun 26, 2018 Targeted training for Children’s Services staff will lead to better outcomes for Indigenous children, youth and families. The new Indigenous Cultural Understanding Framework will help Children’s Services staff gain a better understanding of the systemic challenges and barriers Indigenous people face. Starting this fall, all Children’s Services staff will receive training about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2018242 Views

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Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Preparing for Work in Mining Sector to Benefit from Government Investments

College of the North Atlantic’s Happy Valley-Goose Bay Campus Launches Underground Mining Simulator June 26, 2018 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The jobs of the future depend on Canadians’ ability to adapt, innovate, and maintain our competitive edge in the fast-paced and increasingly global economy. Today, the governments of Canada and Newfoundland and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2018189 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in Labrador get vital job skills and work experience

June 26, 2018   Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador                Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous peoples continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2018238 Views

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EMBC provides emergency and social services training for First Nations communities

June 22, 2018 VICTORIA – Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia are working with 11 First Nations communities to develop relevant and effective emergency management training, based on the unique needs of First Nations. This pilot project is a result of a service agreement between EMBC and Indigenous Services Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018478 Views

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MNO: Métis leaders sign Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh, alongside other Métis Nation leaders, signed a historic Accord with the federal government, which outlines the government’s investments in Métis employment services, skills development and job training on June 15. The Métis Nation Skills and Employment Accord is the first sub-Accord signed under the Canada-Métis Accord, which […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2018263 Views

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Government of Canada funds project with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 to help apprentices in Burnaby

June 16, 2018            Burnaby, British Columbia       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 more people working in the skilled trades while also reducing barriers for apprentices to complete their […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 2018217 Views

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Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord signed

First sub-accord to be endorsed by leaders following Canada-Métis Nation Accord June 15, 2018                    Ottawa, Ontario                    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Government of Canada is taking a major step forward in its renewed nation-to-nation relationship with the Métis Nation. In a signing ceremony between the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2018365 Views

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Indigenous students complete training program at Royal Military College of Canada

June 15, 2018 – Kingston, Ont. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) concluded today at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), marking the end of the year-long program focused on developing leaders for Indigenous communities and the Canadian Armed Forces. The program offers Indigenous youth the opportunity […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2018331 Views

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First Nations power project trainees get chopper training – CBC

Students will need to work around helicopters as they stand towers and string lines, Supercom spokesman said Jun 15, 2018 Some First Nations students training for jobs on the East West Tie Transmission Project got a bonus class this week: how to work around helicopters. Wiskair Helicopters offered the training free of charge in conjunction […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2018201 Views

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Government of Canada announces $2.8 million for Trucking Human Resources Canada to help workers and employers in a changing economy

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 14, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada E-commerce, modernized supply chains and innovative logistics processes are creating new opportunities in the trucking and logistics industry. We know it takes knowledge and information for workers, employers and post-secondary education institutions to take advantage of these opportunities and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 2018258 Views

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Make it a summer to remember! – Baffinland

Baffinland is committed to providing skills development and training opportunities in the North Baffin communities. As part of this commitment, for the first time in our history, we are implementing a summer internship program in the North Baffin communities and Iqaluit. We are currently looking for one summer intern to work with each of our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 2018218 Views

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NTI: Makigiaqta Media Release

(June 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit to discuss and review proposals from the Open call for Project Concepts that was issued in the fall of 2017. Nine proposals were approved according to Makigiaqta’s four strategic priority areas: early learning systems, wrap around support for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 2018398 Views

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Prospector Training to Launch In Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (JUNE 7, 2018) — With licences, tags, and tools in-hand, aspiring prospectors will soon be striking out on-the-land and learning to stake claims. A two day Introduction to Prospecting course is being offered to residents of Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilǫ from June 23-24, 2018. The NWT Geological Survey and Mining Recorders Office – divisions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2018400 Views

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Government of Canada funds project with the Trowel Trades Training Association to help apprentices in Surrey Centre

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release June 8, 2018              Surrey, BC        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 more people working in the skilled trades while […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2018238 Views

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NU Government: Introduction to Prospecting course

June 04, 2018 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 a free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 2018238 Views

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MFNERC: Call for Training Participants

In Special Education Clinical Professions in Speech Language Pathology (SLP). The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) is seeking 5 candidates/applications from Manitoba First Nations citizens for the Speech Language Pathology (SLP) training program in partnership with Minot State University (MSU). APPLICANTS FOR THIS PROGRAM MUST BE/HAVE: Status member from one of the Manitoba First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2018259 Views

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Anti-discrimination response training session in Red Deer – Red Deer Advocate

Urban Aboriginal Voices Society to hold training event June 19-20 May. 31, 2018 Responding to discrimination is in the spotlight after Roseanne Barr’s controversial tweet many are calling racist. Barr’s ABC show Roseanne was quickly cancelled after she referred to Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama, as a child of the Muslim Brotherhood […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2018241 Views

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Wapikoni: Teaching Guide for UNESCO Schools

23 May 2018 Wapikoni Mobile is proud to have been mandated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) to write an Indigenous Teaching Guide for its schools. Mélanie Brière, Wapikoni’s Workshop Coordinator, is currently working on this guide whose purpuse is to offer UNESCO high school teachers a collection of 12 to 15 shorts that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2018237 Views

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NS Government: Apprenticeship Program Trains 16 People in Mi’kmaw Communities

May 25, 2018 Sixteen people from Mi’kmaw communities in Cape Breton are receiving specialized apprenticeship training and work experience to achieve Red Seal carpentry certification, filling the need for local carpenters. The Enhanced Direct Entry Carpentry Program is being led by the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office with support from the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018233 Views

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Government of Canada helps Indigenous apprentices in Alberta complete their technical training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 25, 2018 Red Deer, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada The skilled trades represent high-quality and well-paid middle class jobs that are critical to Canada’s economic growth. As Canada’s economy continues to grow and create good, well-paying jobs, the Government of Canada wants to ensure that all Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018247 Views

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Made-In-NWT Training Program to Meet NWT Industry Needs

YELLOWKNIFE (MAY 24, 2018) — The first-ever Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program began last week in Yellowknife. Eight participants, supported by eight employer sponsors have signed on to take the five-week, classroom-based course, to be followed by 160 hours of on-the-job training.  The Mine Training Society will offer wage subsidies of $21/hour to employers for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018235 Views

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New Six Nations program trains women to become welders – CBC

May 22, 2018 A Six Nations school has launched a new program to train low-income women to be welders. Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) will teach the trade tuition-free to women, Indigenous or not, to fill what it says is a dramatic local need for more welders. Over 28 weeks, the women will also learn resume […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018218 Views

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A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line

A Training Program in Northwestern Ontario to Prepare Participants for Job Opportunities in the Construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Thunder Bay, ON, May 17th, 2018- Today, a training program that is designed for those looking to gain direct or indirect employment in the construction of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line was introduced in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2018245 Views

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GNWT partners with Royal Military College of Canada on engineering projects

YELLOWKNIFE (May 14, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to have partnered with the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) on infrastructure projects across the Northwest Territories. A team of 30 RMC officer cadets and staff were assigned to four projects across the NWT from May 7 to 12, 2018: Survey […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2018231 Views

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Riding Mountain National Park is open for the visitor season!

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada places starting in 2018 May 17, 2018              Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba    Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 2018366 Views

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Watay Power Offering Training Program – 89.5 The Lake FM

May 18, 2018 Watay Power is offering a new training program geared to provide employment to area Indigenous populations. The First Nation power company is teaming up with a number of training organizations to help offer the proram to those who want to gain direct or indirect employement in the construction of their new transmission […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2018228 Views

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

May 17, 2018             Saskatoon, SK               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 Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Member of Parliament for Regina- Wascana, on behalf of the Honourable Patty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 2018249 Views

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Training For Watay Power Line Begins – Magic 99.9

May 17, 2018 Watay Power is offering a new training program geared to provide employment to area Indigenous populations. The First Nation power company is teaming up with a number of training organizations to help offer the proram to those who want to gain direct or indirect employement in the construction of their new transmission […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2018223 Views

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Capilano University is working with the Squamish Nation to provide training for in-demand jobs

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. May 16, 2018 – The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training recently announced one-time funding of $135,000 to support an additional offering of the Health Care Assistant program at Capilano University. CapU is working with the Squamish Nation to fill seats in this eight-month program with Indigenous students from the Squamish […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 2018280 Views

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Feds promise $2.3M for training hundreds of Indigenous people in N.W.T. – CBC

Michael McLeod says government recognizes need to provide more support for Indigenous people in Canada May 16, 2018 The federal government announced $2.3 million over four years for Dechita Naowo — an organization in Ndilo, N.W.T., that offers free training in areas like environmental monitoring, construction and administration. The territory’s MP Michael McLeod made the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 2018249 Views

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Two Ontario youth selected to participate in the RCMP Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program

May 11, 2018 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) Recruiting Unit in Ontario is pleased to announce that two applicants have been selected to participate in the Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program (APTP) at the RCMP Academy (“Depot” Division) in Regina, Saskatchewan. The successful candidates are Trey Bardy from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory of the Bay […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2018325 Views

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College-level program will teach new generations Cree lifestyle – CBC

Eeyou-Ituun Traditional Pursuits Training Program will be a 900-hour, 1-year, vocational certificate In an attempt to better traditional skills, Cree in the James Bay region of Quebec are creating a college-level program that will teach a new generation of hunters, fishers and trappers. “Some people don’t have parents that are in the bush and they […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2018276 Views

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A Closer Look at Museum Training for Indigenous People in Canada

Credits: Canadian Museum of History On April 20, 2018, the Canadian Museum of History hosted an Alumni Day to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. Graduates of the program gathered to celebrate and to take a collective look at innovative ways of developing cultural-heritage opportunities for Indigenous peoples across […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 2018606 Views

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SCA, SITT come together to increase Indigenous trades employment – Daily Commercial News

May 9, 2018 Saskatchewan’s construction industry is joining forces with educators to bring more Indigenous people into long-term employment in the trades. The Saskatchewan Construction Association (SCA) previously had a job coach contract position paid for by the federal government through the Skills Link Employment Program, but funding was limited, explained SCA president Mark Cooper. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 2018249 Views

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New investments in research and training to grow Northern fisheries

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Nunavut fisheries benefitting from CanNor funding May 8, 2018 – Qikiqtarjuaq, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Developing a strong Northern commercial fishing sector is an important part of growing the region’s economy. It has the potential to bring in millions of dollars to the economy and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018317 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in LaSalle-Émard-Verdun

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 8, 2018 Montreal, 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, David Lametti, Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018226 Views

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Volunteers wade into Mattagami River for ice rescue training – Timmins Daily Press

May 8, 2018 MATTAGAMI FIRST NATION – Firefighters with the Mattagami First Nation Fire Department did something counter-intuitive last Wednesday. They walked on the ice, and went into the Mattagami River, during spring break-up. Fire Chief Wilbert Wesley said, “It’s ingrained into us not to do that. “Everyone, from the time they’re a child, when […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018219 Views

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Feds see internet data cloud as alternative to their creaky computer systems – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 2, 2018 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government is willing to accept the privacy and security risks of storing data in the internet cloud as an alternative to its own aging computers that are “at risk of breaking down,” says an internal policy paper. The federal paper […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2018217 Views

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Indigenous Community Response Training: Tim Kulchyski

Credits: Canadian Coast Guard Garde côtière canadienne The strength of our on-the-water training with coastal communities in British Columbia depends on forging bonds of trust and sharing our best practices. Meet biologist, Tim Kulchyski, member of Cowichan Tribes.

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2018823 Views

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FCAC releases Progress Report on Canada’s National Research Plan on Financial Literacy 2016-2018

April 26, 2018 Ottawa, ON The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) today released the Progress Report on Canada’s National Research Plan on Financial Literacy 2016-2018. The purpose of this report is to share important findings with financial literacy practitioners and researchers in order to help advance collective efforts to improve the financial well-being of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 2018276 Views

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Future proofing our workforce: MaRS to launch Employment Pathway Platform with support from Google.org

The Employment Pathway Platform aims to support more than 10,000 people through career transitions within the first two years TORONTO, April 26, 2018 – Today, MaRS announced that it has received $1 million in funding from Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, to create the Employment Pathway Platform. The platform, which is expected to launch in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 2018248 Views

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