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Flagship Inuit job training fund mired in staff shortages – Nunatsiaq Online

February 05, 2018 “When I say limited capacity, I mean I’m by myself” OTTAWA—Two and a half years after Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. received $175 million from the federal government for a fund to help Inuit get government jobs, the corporation that manages the money still isn’t ready to use it, an NTI director said last […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018305 Views

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Government of Canada invests in marine training for women, Inuit and Indigenous communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

February 2, 2018    Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous coastal and Inuit communities share ties to Canada’s oceans that span generations. They value the oceans as a source of livelihood, food security, and transportation routes. The Oceans Protection Plan is providing Indigenous and Inuit peoples with new opportunities to protect, preserve, and restore Canada’s oceans and sea routes.That […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018293 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in Yukon gain vital job skills and experience

January 31, 2018       Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction), Yukon     Emmployment 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. Up to 250 participants will take […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 2018395 Views

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Yukon RCMP: 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program

January 30, 2018 Whitehorse, Yukon Are you a Canadian Indigenous person between the ages of 19-29 who would like an inside look at the life of a police officer? The Yukon RCMP is accepting applications for the 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program, taking place from May 13 to June 2 at the RCMP Training Academy (Depot) in Regina. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2018.  The Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018553 Views

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Announcing Skills Link 2018 Re-Launching: Sept. 1st, 2018 – Adam Beach Film Institute

January 30, 2018 Adam Beach Film Institute is excited to announce that the Skills Link Project will be re-launched to begin September 1st, 2018 and will have four back-to-back intake classes for 2018-2019. Our Spring & Summer intakes originally scheduled has been consolidated into this new time frame! Current applications we have received will be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018341 Views

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Ontario Supporting Expansion of Community Hubs Across the Province

Making it Easier to Use Public Properties for Community Hubs January 30, 2018 Ontario has selected four projects across the province that will receive support under a new program to help establish community hubs, offering a number of public services for local residents under one roof. Through the Surplus Property Transition Initiative (SPTI), the province […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018366 Views

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Government invests in training for transmission line project – Tbnewswatch.com

The Ontario government invested $240,000 for recruiting and training First Nation members to work on East-West Tie Transmission Project. THUNDER BAY – First Nations community members will be playing a leading role in the construction of a major project that will change the way power is transmitted along the northern shore of Lake Superior. With […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018309 Views

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Ontario Providing More Support for Indigenous Youth

Fort William First Nation to Host Ontario’s Indigenous Youth and Community Wellness Secretariat January 29, 2018 2:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario and First Nations leadership marked a significant milestone today, with the opening of a new office in Fort William First Nation to support Indigenous youth in their community–the first provincial office to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2018380 Views

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Ontario Investing in Job Training for Thunder Bay Area First Nations

Province Supporting First Nations Communities to Train and Build a Skilled Workforce January 29, 2018 5:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario is investing in job training and economic development opportunities for Indigenous people in the Thunder Bay area. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer visited Fort William First Nation to announce that […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2018389 Views

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NTI: Makigiaqta News Release

(January 29, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit last week to discuss and review projects from the open call for project concepts that was released in October 2017. This was the first open call since its inception in May 2015. Due to the overwhelming interest from the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018349 Views

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Government of Canada provides opportunities for youth in Prescott and Russell

Youth facing barriers to employment benefit from job skills training and employment opportunities January 26th, 2017        Hawkesbury, Ontario    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, Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, on behalf of the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2018334 Views

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IRC To Hold General Financial Practices Course In Four ISR Communities

January 24, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for four upcoming General Financial Practices courses held throughout the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. These courses are offered in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government and Crowe MacKay LLP. Sachs Harbour February 9 to 21 Course Details Paulatuk February 19 to March 2 Course Details Tuktoyaktuk March 5 to 16 Course […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018297 Views

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

January 23, 2018                   Toronto, Ontario            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 Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced funding that will help young Canadians develop their skills and get hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018359 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for Indigenous youth in Northern Ontario

January 19, 2018         Thunder Bay, Ontario       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 Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a new project that will help Indigenous youth develop their skills and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2018392 Views

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Northern Development and Government of Canada commit $480,000 to First Nations Government Internship program for Northern B.C.

The program will support up to four paid internships in First Nations communities throughout northern B.C. from 2018 to 2020 January 17, 2018 – For Immediate Release – Prince George, B.C. A pilot project that supports First Nations government internships in northern B.C. just received a significant boost thanks to a partnership between Northern Development […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2018301 Views

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Kwadacha, Tsay Keh Dene First Nations receive federal support – Alaska Highway News

January 18, 2018 A partnership between the federal government and the Northern Development Initiative Trust will support four paid internship programs in First Nations communities throughout the north. NDIT and the Department of Indigenous Services Canada have pledged $480,000 over three years to support four paid, 12-month internships per year from 2018 to 2020, according […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2018275 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to help Indigenous youth get skills training and work experience

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce how the Government of Canada will help local Indigenous youth find and keep good jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE:     Friday, January 19, 2018 TIME:      11:30 a.m. PLACE:  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2018420 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Isisters – Register Today!

  ONLY 10 SPACES AVAILABLE 3 WEEK COMPUTER SKILLS PROGRAM MS Word & Excel Resume Building Employment Search Financial Literacy Interview Techniques Self Confidence Building Self-Care and Cultural Projects PROGRAM RUNS FROM; JANUARY 29, 2018 – FEBRUARY 16, 2018 Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 10am – 3pm Bus Tickets Food and Refreshments Provided All workshops […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018294 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in northwestern Ontario get skills training and work experience

January 15, 2018   Thunder Bay, Ontario          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 Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2018310 Views

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Mushkegowuk Council: Introduction to Beef Cattle Farming

This 8-week Introduction to beef cattle farming course provides quality training to participants with modules consisting of in-class and practical training. The in-class training will take place at Collège Boréal Kapuskasing campus and at the office at the Demonstration Farm. Practical training will take place at the Kapuskasing Demonstration Farm. This program offers an initiation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2018346 Views

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Ontario hub for community-based Indigenous health training launched at Western University

January 11, 2018 Western University has become the hub of a provincial network of Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario launches today, with 13 research institutions and a team of 70 researchers, trainees and community collaborators — more than half of whom are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2018323 Views

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Job training for Indigenous women – Government of AB

With support from the government, more young, Indigenous women are receiving valuable training to get good jobs. Through funding from the Alberta Employment Partnerships Program, 11 Indigenous women are training to be heavy equipment operators so they can get well-paying jobs and begin new careers. “Alberta is proud to support employment and training initiatives for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 2018479 Views

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MNO: Oral history training project for youth

Are you a Métis Youth? Do you want to learn more about recording the Oral Histories of your community? The Métis Nation of Ontario is looking for MNO Métis Youth (age 18-29) that have had involvement with their community and who are interested in collecting and preserving the Oral Histories of elders, traditional knowledge holders […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2018391 Views

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Cook, trades training benefit northeast First Nations – Government of BC

Dec. 21, 2017 VICTORIA – First Nations in northeast British Columbia are benefitting from community-based cook and natural resource industry training that will provide new opportunities for a range of jobs. British Columbia is investing $369,000 to support professional cook training for up to 10 members of Fort Nelson First Nation, as well as eight […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017465 Views

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Indigenous training program a success – Winnipeg Free Press

Southern Health-Santé Sud staff win IANE awards Jobs ranging from food preparation, nursing, facilities management and administration are among those that Indigenous youth can explore through a Southern Health-Santé Sud career program. Vice-president of human resources for Southern Health René Ouellette and human resources administrative assistant Kayla Tanner recently received awards from the Inter-Provincial Association […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2017373 Views

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Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills

From Employment and Social Development Canada December 18, 2017 Campbellton, New Brunswick Employment and Social Development Canada In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That’s why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2017337 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to announce essential skills training targeted to the manufacturing sector

From Employment and Social Development Canada René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska–Restigouche, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will support manufacturers in central and eastern Canada in developing new training models to help their employees succeed at work. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2017461 Views

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Deadline this Friday, December 15: Baffinland launching Work Ready program in Igloolik to help prepare Inuit for work at Mary River Mine

December 11, 2017 Baffinland Iron Mines, in partnership with the Mining Industry Human Resource Council, is launching the Mining Essentials Program (Work Ready Program) pilot project in Igloolik from January 8 to April 2, 2018. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in mining, providing practical skills and teaching Inuit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2017424 Views

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Feds urged auditors to refocus Aboriginal jobs program review, documents show – National Post

OTTAWA — Federal officials asked the auditor general earlier this year to adjust the scope of his review of a key Indigenous skills training program, fearful the audit would miss its mark. Michael Ferguson’s teams are focused on how effective two Indigenous employment programs are at helping people find work — a measure that Employment […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2017255 Views

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Feds urged auditors to refocus Aboriginal jobs program review, documents show – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 14, 2017 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Federal officials asked the auditor general earlier this year to adjust the scope of his review of a key Indigenous skills training program, fearful the audit would miss its mark. Michael Ferguson’s teams are focused on how effective two Indigenous employment programs […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2017326 Views

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Firefighter training gets underway on K’atlo’deeche First Nation – CBC

‘It’s creating a sense of comfort,’ says fire chief Doug Lamalice Dec 11, 2017 Eleven men and women have started basic firefighter training on the K’atlo’deeche First Nation. The training allows the new KFN recruits to secure a scene, set up hoses and climb ladders, douse flames — all from outside a building. KFN fire […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2017395 Views

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Public Service Announcement: Information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database and the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP)

DATE ISSUED:  November 29, 2017 EVENT: Information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool Database and the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) EVENT DATE: December 1 and 4, 2017 EVENT TIME: 9am to 2pm on both days LOCATION: Inukshuk High School, Iqaluit The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is hosting an information Session for QIA’s Inuit Labour Pool […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2017320 Views

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Baffinland launching Work Ready program in Igloolik to help prepare Inuit for work at Mary River Mine

November 28th, 2017 Baffinland Iron Mines, in partnership with the Mining Industry Human Resource Council, is launching the Mining Essentials Program (Work Ready Program) pilot project in Igloolik from January 8 to April 2, 2018. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in mining, providing practical skills and teaching Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2017379 Views

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Province Announces $25 Million for Community-based Training and Employment Services

November 23, 2017 Helping Manitobans Prepare for Better Jobs, Brighter Futures: Wishart The Manitoba government is investing $25 million in 86 community-based training and employment agencies that provide services to help more than 20,400 unemployed and low-income Manitobans improve their skills and employment opportunities, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today at the Momentum […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 2017391 Views

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New skills, opportunities for north-central First Nations – Government of BC

November 23, 2017 VICTORIA – Skills training courses offered to members of the Carrier Sekani and Yekooche First Nations are supporting up to 56 Indigenous people to gain the education they need to take advantage of a wide range of jobs in B.C.’s Interior. Funding for three sets of training programs is being provided through […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 2017343 Views

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New Nunavut training fund to boost Inuit jobs in mining sector – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 Program aims to train 360 workers over four-year period The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is kickstarting a $19-million employment program for Baffin Inuit with new funding from the federal government and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. The QIA announced the new Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnerships, or Q-STEP, Nov. 15, which aims […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017375 Views

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Down to the sea in ships: Nunavut trainees learn about maritime jobs – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 “I can see myself working on a boat like this” A bell chimes six times on the bow of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Henry Larsen, as the crew weighs anchor in Frobisher Bay. Each chime marks a shot, or 27.4 metres of chain link, indicated by a swatch of chipped red […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2017614 Views

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QIA announces $19 million Inuit training project

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 14, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines Corp., the Government of Canada, the Government of Nunavut and Kakivak is launching a new Inuit employment and training project. The Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP), is designed to meet the employment needs of Inuit. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2017405 Views

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BC supports First Nations training in Burns Lake area – BCLocalNews

Burns Lake Band and Wet’suwet’en benefit from new funding Nov. 14, 2017 The B.C. government is providing $400,000 to support a range of training programs for Wet’suwet’en First Nation and the Burns Lake Band. Up to 38 participants will benefit from parts and warehouse training, professional development, Indigenous negotiations training, a work experience partnership program, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 2017381 Views

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IRC: General Financial Practices Course To Be Held In Sachs Harbour

NOVEMBER 07, 2017 Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming General Financial Practices course being held in Sachs Harbour from November 21 to 29, 2017. These courses are offered in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government and Crowe MacKay LLP.Sachs Harbour November 21 to 29 Course Details Participants will learn how financial managers make decisions to generate […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 2017435 Views

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First Nations skills training a path to opportunity

November 06, 2017 VICTORIA – A wide range of skills training programs designed by First Nations in north-central B.C. and delivered in their communities are helping members prepare for new jobs and careers across their traditional territories. Up to 80 members of Witset (Moricetown) First Nation are participating in trades upgrading, business administration, trades and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 2017463 Views

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Media Advisory – Inuvik & Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories

Inuvik & Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, November 6, 2017 – Members of the media are invited to attend the official opening ceremonies of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Robert R. McLeod, Premier of the Northwest […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2017372 Views

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NAN: Infant Mental Health Basics

NAN Early Years Summit Pre-Conference will be held in Da Vinci Conference Center on November 20, 2017. This workshop is a first step in understanding the importance of social, emotional and cognitive development during the first three years, and the prevention of mental health issues later in life. For more information: Click here NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 20171222 Views

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GNU: Call for proposals – training and employment initiatives

November 02, 2017 The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for targeted employment and training initiatives to be delivered in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Training providers, including non-profit organizations and institutions, municipal corporations, Inuit organizations and societies can apply for funding to deliver programs in the following areas: employment readiness and preparation essential […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2017324 Views

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Applications open for Mineral Exploration and Training Resources – Ontario Government

Ontario Continues to Support Jobs and Growth in Mineral Sector November 2, 2017 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is continuing to provide incentives to junior exploration companies to foster training and capacity building for new and potential prospectors, and to encourage Indigenous Peoples to become more involved in prospecting or gain […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2017545 Views

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New federal training program builds on marine emergency response in Indigenous communities on B.C. coast

Ottawa, Ontario – A new project from the Government of Canada is giving members of coastal Indigenous communities in British Columbia additional knowledge, skills and training to help build on the role they play in marine safety in their communities. The first training session under the Indigenous Community Response Training project wrapped up this week at […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 2017452 Views

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Technical training provides a new path to opportunity – BC Government

Oct. 31, 2017 VICTORIA – Through a variety of technical and trades training, First Nations in north-central B.C. are working to ensure community members benefit from regional employment opportunities. Approximately 75 members from Skin Tyee Nation and Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band are participating in training courses for welding, carpentry, professional cook, land stewardship reclamation, business administration, security, craft construction, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 2017348 Views

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GNU: Apply now for January 2018 session of the G.R.E.A.T. program

30 October 2017 Would you like to develop skills that will help you find employment? The “Getting Ready for Employment and Training”, or G.R.E.A.T Program, will be offered in Grise Fiord, Resolute Bay, Whale Cove, Taloyoak, Arviat and Naujaat from January 15 until April 20, 2018. This 14-week program provides training in essential skills, computers, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 2017352 Views

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Award presented to Community Government of Behchokǫ̀

Special Award was given to the Community Government of Behchokǫ̀ at the 2017 Local Government Administrators of the NWT (LGANT) Professional Development Conference, held in Yellowknife from October 3 to October 5, 2017. Chief Clifford Daniels and Senior Administrator Officer (SAO) Larry Baran were asked to receive a Special Award on behave of the Community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2017627 Views

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First Nations benefit from driver, trades training

October 13, 2017 PRINCE GEORGE – Driver education and trades-training programs are helping ensure Indigenous participants have the skills they need to take advantage of jobs and opportunities in communities on both ends of Highway 16. British Columbia is providing $300,000 to the Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA) to train up to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2017554 Views

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