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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, 2018214 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, 2018227 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, 2018247 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, 2018228 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, 2018222 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, 2018219 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, 2018232 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, 2018221 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, 2018203 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, 2018231 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, 2018216 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, 2018343 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, 2018213 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, 2018235 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, 2018205 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, 2018256 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, 2018233 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, 2018307 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, 2018260 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, 2018582 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, 2018231 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, 2018293 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, 2018213 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, 2018203 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, 2018203 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, 2018755 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, 2018263 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, 2018230 Views

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INIS sets up new training Program Thanks to Support from Netflix – Tv-eh.com

INIS (L’institut national de l’image et du son) announced today that it has secured Netflix’s support to develop and implement, over the next three years, a brand-new film and television production apprenticeship program intended for participants from First Nations, Aboriginal communities and diverse cultural backgrounds in Quebec. This is Netflix’s first partnership agreement with a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2018396 Views

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BC Government: Funding boost to increase the number of trained caregivers

April 18, 2018 VICTORIA – Whether seniors live in residential care, assisted living or their own homes, government is taking action to ensure care will be there for them when and where they need it. The ministries of Health and Advanced Education, Skills and Training are providing approximately $3.3 million to create new health-care assistant […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2018240 Views

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Celebrating excellence in Alberta’s trades

More than 70 of the best and brightest in Alberta’s apprenticeship industry are being recognized through the 2018 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Awards. For the 21st year, the awards help recognize top apprentices, employers, technical training instructors, mentors and employers of Indigenous apprentices. “Good jobs begin with a good education, and ensuring we’re […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2018330 Views

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Edmonton’s Oteenow Receives Funding for Indigenous Tech Job Creation

EDMONTON, April 12, 2018 – Oteenow Employment & Training Society (Oteenow) has been awarded $474,375 in federal funding from Western Diversification for its technology training and employment plans in Edmonton. The successful three-year project creates software testing skills and jobs for forty-five Indigenous youth and adults by offering a ten-month program that consists of eight months of classroom training […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2018361 Views

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Government of Canada creates 750 paid work placements for students with electricity industry partners like Ontario Power Generation

April 10, 2018 Clarington, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn in a hands-on work environment, they build the real-world skills and connections that help them get great jobs when they graduate. That’s why the Student Work Placements Program is such a critical part of the Government’s plan […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018263 Views

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Government of Canada to announce new student work placements in the electricity industry

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping post-secondary students get new work placements in their field of study. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE:     Tuesday, April 10, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2018216 Views

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Government of Canada announces $10.2 million in funding to help apprentices complete their training

April 4, 2018        Morrisburg, 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 getting more people working in the skilled trades—particularly women and Indigenous people—while […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 2018278 Views

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PSA: QIA’s information session for Q-STEP and Tuttarvik in Iqaluit

March 29, 2018 Location: Northmart and Arctic Ventures Marketplace Date of information session: April 4 and 5, 2018 Time: 5pm to 6pm The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is continuing community visits in the Qikiqtaaluk to give information sessions on QSTEP – the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership programs and to help enroll Inuit in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 2018260 Views

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Ministry of Highways Diversity Initiative – GDI

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by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018277 Views

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AIAI: Skills To Work Program!

Free for first and second generation newcomers and First Nations aged 18-29! Our training programs for young adults (Ages 18-29) will give you the skills, certificates, basic equipment and experience to obtain meaningful employment. Light Industrial Training (LIT) Open the door to the advanced manufacturing and warehouse industries with the essential skills and competencies needed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2018309 Views

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Ontario Investing in Job Training, Career Opportunities in Northwestern Ontario

Province Supporting Indigenous Economic Development March 16, 2018 Ontario is investing in 13 projects in northwestern Ontario to provide job training for young Indigenous people and help them start their careers. The support includes funding for: The Majiishkaa Community Organization to deliver the Mink Lake First Nations Youth Employment Program for First Nations youth from Treaty […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2018279 Views

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Creating job opportunities for youth in London and southwestern Ontario

Fanshawe College receives federal funding to connect more young people to hands-on work experience March 16, 2018          London, Ontario         Employment and Social Development Canada As part of the Government of Canada’s plan to strengthen the middle class and help those working hard to join it, London and southwestern Ontario youth pursuing their career goals will […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 2018352 Views

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Government of Canada funding labour force transition initiatives to support Indigenous Women in Labrador

March 12, 2018 – Labrador West, (Labrador) – Indigenous Services Canada Today, MP Yvonne Jones on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated the NunatuKavut Community Council on their successful proposals that support Indigenous women in Labrador to transition into the labour force, while providing traditional skills training, employment counselling, and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2018317 Views

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QIA and Baffinland launch apprenticeship program at Mary River Mine: Fourteen Inuit trades assistants have begun work at the Mary River Mine

Iqaluit, Nunavut – March 6, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines (Baffinland) launched the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) program in November 2017. As part of the program, QIA, in partnership with Baffinland is pleased to announce that 14 Inuit from the Q-STEP program have […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2018260 Views

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PSA: Printmaking and Embroidery Workshop – Government of NU

Do you live in Baker Lake? Would you like to learn more about printmaking and embroidery? The Department of Culture and Heritage, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and the Jessie Oonark Centre are organizing two to three days printmaking and embroidery workshops from March 13 to March 26, free of charge. Workshops feature experienced instructors, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2018262 Views

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Canadian Museum of History RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Canadian Museum of History RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec, March 2, 2018 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. This eight-month program, the only one of its kind in Canada, offers professional […]

by pmnationtalk on March 5, 2018339 Views

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Budget 2018 demonstrates ongoing commitment to skills development – Skills/Compétences Canada

(Ottawa, ON – February 28, 2017) Yesterday afternoon, the federal government tabled its 2018 Budget which included a variety of funding commitments geared towards skills development – a focus that was also seen in its prior federal budget. “Relevant and continuous funding of skills development, and specifically investments in training for skilled trades and technology […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2018286 Views

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Ontario Investing in Indigenous Economic Development in Southeastern Ontario

Province Supporting Indigenous Communities to Train and Build Skilled Workforce February 27, 2018 Ontario is supporting Indigenous communities in Southeastern Ontario to build their workforce through training programs and infrastructure projects. The support includes funding for the Aboriginal Labour Force Development Circle in Tyendinaga to deliver Developing Our Future–Phase II, a program that will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2018271 Views

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SKTC: Millwright Training

Program Overview Millwrights work in a large variety of industries, including mining, power generation and manufacturing.  The program introduces students to the basics of the trade. Upon completion, the students will have learned new skills, understand the work of the Millwright trade and be better prepared to join the skilled workforce. The course includes instruction […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018326 Views

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New Opportunities for People Seeking Work and Employers – Government of NS

February 26, 2018 NOTE: Following this release is a list of organizations in the New Opportunities for Work program. A new approach to connecting people from underrepresented groups to jobs in their field is having great success. The New Opportunities for Work program was co-developed in 2017 by the Centre for Employment Innovation with St. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018322 Views

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Hope for Homes: Volunteers learn how to help the homeless on P.E.I. – CBC

If someone needs help, they’ll know what resources are available Feb 23, 2018 Over the years Raymond Guimond has had several encounters where people have come to him for help when they were homeless, or close to it, and he hasn’t always known what he could do. “Sometimes I had to offer my couch to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018320 Views

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IRC: Muskrat Trapping Program Seeks Participants and Service Providers

February 22, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming 10-day Muskrat Trapping Program hosted by Project Jewel. This program, designed for those wanting to build their land and trapping skills, will be held from March 9 to 16, 2018 in the Mackenzie Delta. Download Event Poster Spaces are available for up to five male and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018310 Views

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