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Have Your Say on Affirmative Action in the GNWT

February 7, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking input from Indigenous governments, Indigenous organizations, and residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT) to replace its Affirmative Action Policy with an Indigenous Employment Policy and an Employment Equity Policy. An Indigenous Employment Policy will prioritize hiring persons who are descendants of the Dene, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202317 Views

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KIA: Call for Casuals

February 2, 2023 Call for Casuals – Kivalliq Wide The Kivalliq Inuit Association is currently searching for Casual in the follow communities. The selected individuals will report to the Special projects’ coordinator and assist in Arviat — 3 Causals Baker Lake — 3 Casuals Chesterfield Inlet — 2 Casuals Coral Harbour — 2 Casuals Naujaat […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202316 Views

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House of Commons adopts legislation for a Canada Disability Benefit

From: Employment and Social Development Canada February 2, 2023 The Canada Disability Benefit (CDB) has the potential to transform the lives of working-age persons with disabilities. In Canada, persons with disabilities are twice as likely to live in poverty and have trouble making ends meet. This cornerstone of the Government’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202317 Views

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New cost control framework to support the growth of 22,500 additional quality child care spaces in Alberta

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 31, 2023 Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every child in Canada the best start in life. That’s why, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202384 Views

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New jobs fund will support employment, resilient economies

Jan. 17, 2023 PRINCE GEORGE – The StrongerBC Economic Plan is delivering support for people in rural British Columbia through a new fund that will diversify local economies, promote value-added innovation in the forestry sector and create thousands of good-paying jobs for British Columbians. “We need to get more good-paying jobs from our forests and every […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202322 Views

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Saskatchewan’s Labour Force is Strong, Resilient and Ready for the Future

January 17, 2023 Annual Labour Force Figures Show Second Lowest Unemployment Rate Among the Provinces, Second Largest Employment Increase in 45 Years Saskatchewan had 576,800 people employed in 2022, an increase of 18,600 or 3.3 per cent from 2021, the second largest percentage increase since records began in 1976. The province is on track to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202325 Views

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Strong Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Show a Provincial Economy That Works for Everyone

January 6, 2023 Saskatchewan employment reaches 573,600, up 7,700 jobs year over year Today, Statistics Canada released December 2022 job numbers, showing Saskatchewan’s continued economic growth having added 7,700 jobs when compared to December 2021, with month-to-month employment also increasing by 4,200. “2022 was a very good year for Saskatchewan, with remarkable economic growth, record […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202329 Views

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More families in B.C. benefit from $10-a-day child care

Jan. 3, 2023 VICTORIA – More families in B.C. will save thousands of dollars per year as more than 1,375 child care spaces move into the $10 a Day ChildCareBC program in January. These spaces will help reduce costs for families in British Columbia and further develop high-quality, affordable, accessible child care as a core […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202344 Views

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Ya’ thi Néné awarded close to $1M in funding for workforce development programs in the Athabasca Basin

The Ya’thi Néné Land and Resource Office (YNLR) is very pleased to be the recipient of a $997,221 contribution from Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) under the Jobs and Growth Fund to support the implementation of workforce development programs in the Northern Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. The workforce development programs include Driller Helper, Digital Literacy […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 202243 Views

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Report finds Indigenous N.W.T. employees largely working entry level jobs – CBC

Dec 05, 2022 Deh Cho MLA says poor education in smaller communities is to blame Recently released data from the N.W.T government indicates that Indigenous employees in the public service are still largely confined to entry-level positions. On Nov. 15, the territory released Indigenous Employment Plans for each of its 11 departments and 13 agencies […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202250 Views

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