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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, 2018272 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, 2018346 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, 2018312 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, 2018667 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, 2018319 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, 2018336 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, 2018261 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, 2018261 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, 2018238 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, 2018995 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, 2018294 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, 2018271 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, 2018457 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, 2018277 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, 2018405 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, 2018431 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, 2018303 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, 2018251 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, 2018322 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, 2018326 Views

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Ministry of Highways Diversity Initiative – GDI

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by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018302 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, 2018348 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, 2018340 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, 2018392 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, 2018384 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, 2018311 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, 2018316 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, 2018410 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, 2018333 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, 2018301 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, 2018385 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, 2018361 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, 2018371 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, 2018354 Views

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Apply Now for Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Mentorship Program

Are you an Indigenous woman who is making a difference in your community? Grow your network. Enhance your skills. Apply now for the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership mentorship program. Program is open to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women leaders in Canada. Scholarships are available.

by CoadyInstitute on February 21, 2018406 Views

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

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) will be visiting Qikiqtani communities to present information sessions on the new Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) and to help enroll Inuit in our new employment database Tuttarvik. Q-STEP is a QIA initiative in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines with support from the Government of Canada, the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018446 Views

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NCC: Interested in becoming a tourism adventure guide?

NCC is pleased to introduce Experience Guide Training at CNA’s Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be qualified to work with existing tour operators or have the foundation to start-up new tourism business. Applications are being accepted until March 12, 2018. Contact Deborah Newman, Partnership and Job Development Coordinator, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018342 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in the Nunavik region of Quebec

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 20, 2018 Kuujjuaq, 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, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Patty […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018243 Views

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New Training Simulator Takes Flight with Government Support

From Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency $200,000 from the federal and territorial governments help advance northern aviation. February 19, 2018 – Whitehorse, YT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A new flight training simulator, the first of its kind in Canada’s North, has been installed at the Alkan Air Flight Academy in Whitehorse, Yukon. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018356 Views

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Government announces funding for digital skills training to help more Canadians get online

New program to support basic computer skills training for Canadians who need it most February 19, 2018 – Montréal, Quebec Digital skills are critical to participation in today’s society, whether for booking a medical appointment, banking safely, studying or looking for a job. Learning these skills and understanding technologies will enhance the amount of information and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018343 Views

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KIA: PIJUNNAQSINIQ – Sea mammal hunting on sea ice

March 4-10, 2018 Location: Salliq (Coral Harbour) This is an exciting opportunity for Inuit men ages 15-29 within the Kivalliq Region who are interested in learning traditional/cultural skills first hand out on the land with elders. The proposed activities are as follows: Land and sea mammal harvesting/hunting skills Learning survival skills out on the land […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2018333 Views

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QIA and Baffinland introduce heavy equipment training through Q-STEP

Iqaluit, Nunavut- February 13, 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 fifteen Inuit from the Q-STEP have begun heavy equipment operator […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2018457 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Forklift and Warehouse Training – Register today!

TRAINING FEBRUARY 26, 27, & 28, 2018 Tungasuvvingat Inuit is partnering with Advanced Consulting and Training LTD. to provide a comprehensive training for individuals looking to enter the industrial / manufacturing sector. This 3-day course will cover various topics including; ▪ First Aid/CPR ▪ WHMIS/GHS ▪ Health and Safety ▪ Material Handling and Pedestrian Awareness The course will combine […]

by aanationtalk on February 9, 2018293 Views

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Nunavut drone operator seeking high flyers to train – Nunatsiaq Online

February 08, 2018 “Most of the stuff we do is logistics. The flying is the easy part.” Nunavut youth who dream of becoming professional drone operators could receive a break this spring. Arctic UAV, an Iqaluit-based company that uses unmanned aerial vehicles to shoot high-resolution images, is looking for candidates to attend a two-week youth […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018411 Views

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Project creates opportunities while preserving area history – Government of BC

February 08, 2018 PORT EDWARD – Twenty-three people have gained valuable skills and contributed to their community by working on a project that brings the past to the present. In restoring the North Pacific Cannery Site, the team members have earned apprenticeship hours in carpentry and construction craft work, to be better positioned in the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018333 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to announce essential skills training and employment opportunities for Indigenous people in Labrador

From Employment and Social Development Canada Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help Indigenous people find and keep good jobs. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. A photo opportunity and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2018308 Views

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GNU Call for proposals – training and employment initiatives

07 February 2018  The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for targeted employment and training initiatives to be delivered in the 2018-2019 fiscal year, starting April 1, 2018. The application deadline is February 16, 2018. Training providers, including non-profit organizations and institutions, municipal corporations, Inuit organizations and societies, can apply for funding […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2018297 Views

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Ontario Improving Apprenticeship System to Prepare Skilled Workforce for In-Demand Jobs

Province Releases Apprenticeship Strategy February 7, 2018 – Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Ontario is ensuring that the apprenticeship system meets the changing demands of the economy by giving apprentices the skills they need to succeed and providing employers with the talent they need to thrive. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advanced Education and […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2018319 Views

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Media Advisory: MP Yvonne Jones to Make Announcements in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Regarding Projects and Programming to Support Inuit and Innu Women in Labrador

Ottawa – Please be advised that Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will announce investments for projects that provide traditional skills training, employment counselling, and cultural awareness support that help Inuit and Innu women in Labrador transition into the labour force. MP Jones will also […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2018373 Views

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Camosun Coastal Centre celebrates student success with marine industry training

February 5, 2018 Sixteen Indigenous students have recently graduated from the Ship Repair Entry Level Training Program (SRELT), a collaborative marine industry training program, at the Camosun Coastal Centre on Songhees Nation Territory. Immediately following the completion of the program, over half of the class obtained jobs in shipyards and more have received job offers. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018420 Views

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