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PLATO, AWS, and BMO Team Up to Offer Cloud Computing Training to Indigenous Students Across Canada for the First Time

Recruitment underway for Indigenous students across the country to take part in the AWS re/Start program being delivered by PLATO and supported by BMO Innovative collaboration will provide skills development to Indigenous students in the growing cloud computing industry TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2021  – PLATO, Canada’s only Indigenous-led and Indigenous-staffed IT services and training firm, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202113 Views

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Free Animal Control and Welfare Course for Northern First Nations

The City of Winnipeg’s Animal Services Unit is offering a free three-day Animal Control and Welfare Course for Northern First Nations that are considering developing an animal control program in their community. If your First Nations is interested in participating, please have the Chief, a Councillor, or other leader from the First Nation email [email protected] […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202110 Views

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IBM Partners With Mi’kmaq communities, NSCC To Prepare Indigenous Youth For STEM Jobs – Huddle Today

Oct 25, 2021 HALIFAX–A new technology education program is putting Indigenous students on the fast track to jobs in the growing industries of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Unama’ki Pathways in Technology Early College High School program launched last week at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni First Nation. Twenty-four students from the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202121 Views

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New program trains Indigenous women to take over IT work in northern Manitoba – CBC

Oct 25, 2021 Program offered through UCN designed to be inclusive for women at any age, stage of life A new pilot project based in The Pas at the University College of The North is helping Indigenous women get ready to take over jobs in information technology for the north. The group of eight Indigenous women […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202116 Views

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National Screen Institute announces Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill as program manager

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) celebrates the promotion of Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill from Indigenous program coordinator to program manager. In her role as program manager, Sarah now manages CBC New Indigenous Voices and co-manages the inaugural TikTok Accelerator for Indigenous Creators. Both programs provide customized, hands-on online training to Indigenous creators looking to advance […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202130 Views

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Help build manufacturing skills and entrepreneurship through indigenous education – Plant.ca

October 19, 2021 While Indigenous peoples account for about five per cent of our national population, Indigenous children under the age of 14 represent seven per cent of all children in the country. Youth represent nearly half of Canada’s Indigenous population. When Paul Martin quit national politics he didn’t step away from the national policy […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202133 Views

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Kw’umut Lelum Advisory Council builds new Skills and Lasting Memories at the latest Indigenous Skills Workshop

In late August, the Kw’umut Lelum Youth Advisory Council and the Construction Foundation of BC came together to present an Indigenous Skills workshop to a group of young adults on central Vancouver Island. The workshop, led by Haida artists, Kristy and James Crawford, saw the youth creating their own Wood Block Relief Prints. Wood Block Relief […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202131 Views

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Partnership opens doors in science and technology for Indigenous students in Cape Breton – CTV News

Oct. 12, 2021 ESKASONI FIRST NATION – The beginning of what should be a fruitful relationship started in Cape Breton on Tuesday. It’s between Indigenous students who need employment opportunities and the science and tech sector which needs a qualified workforce. With a few signatures on the dotted line, a partnership was formed — one […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202147 Views

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New Indigenous Water-Operators-in-Training Announced by Bimose Tribal Council and Water First

Bimose Tribal Council in northwestern Ontario and Canadian charity Water First are pleased to announce that on Friday, 11 interns of their drinking water internship program for young Indigenous adults have graduated. Of the cohort, 91% are now water operators in training (OIT), having earned their OIT certification. Graduates of the internship program are from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202171 Views

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Province Recognizes International Day of the Girl, Invests in Technology Training for Young Women

Committed to Supporting Women Exploring Non-Traditional Careers: Cox The Manitoba government is investing $25,000 in a micro-credential cyber security course at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) that will be offered to high school girls, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today in celebration […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202136 Views

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