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BC Government: Skills training, job supports for those who need them most

Dec. 9, 2019 SECHELT – New programs throughout the province will support British Columbians who face multiple barriers to employment to build the skills they need to embark on new careers. “Skills training and employment supports for people who face multiple barriers to employment help build a more diverse workforce, accessing the untapped potential in people […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201913 Views

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BC Government: Skills training leads to encore careers for older workers

Dec. 6, 2019 MAPLE RIDGE – British Columbians aged 55 and older are getting opportunities to build skills for new careers, with training programs that break down barriers to employment for older workers. “Skills training and employment supports for older workers are key ingredients to building a more diverse workforce and accessing the untapped potential […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 201912 Views

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Royal Roads U: New provincial funding supports Indigenous network technician training

November 29, 2019 — Augmented and virtual reality environments along with Indigenized curriculum will be part of a new network technician training program delivered through Royal Roads University’s unique approach to online learning in partnership with the First Nations Technology Council (FNTC). This RRU-FNTC collaboration is supported by $250,000 in new funding from the Ministry […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201917 Views

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MNBC: Fully-funded 12-week Introduction to Construction Training Program

MNBC Training Opportunity Introduction to Construction Worker Fully Funded Supports Included MNBC is pleased to announce a fully-funded 12-week Introduction to Construction Training Program. Program Details: Fully Funded Supports Include: Free Program for Metis Nation Participants Paid Training stipend of $150 per week Paid Work Practicum Daily Lunch Program Includes a FREE starter tool belt, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201917 Views

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UBCM: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Nov. 27, 2019 Provincial funding is available to provide emergency management personnel with cultural safety and cultural humility training in order to effectively partner with and provide safe and respectful assistance to Indigenous communities during times of emergency. The deadline for applications is Friday December 13th, 2019. Program materials outline who is eligible to apply and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201915 Views

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New course offers support for Indigenous parents – BC Gov

Nov. 26, 2019 VICTORIA – Indigenous parents who are going through separation or divorce can now access a free online course that can help them make decisions in the best interests of their children. Parenting After Separation (PAS) for Indigenous Families offers information about how Indigenous parents can honour their children while working through challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201916 Views

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Your Place’ training and employment program for women surpasses 1,000 applicants – LNG Canada

Nov 6, 2019 Goal to double percentage of women working in construction trades on LNG Canada project VANCOUVER, B.C.— Response has far exceeded expectations to LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor’s YOUR PLACE workforce development program for women aimed at attracting, recruiting, training, supporting and employing women to work in the construction trades […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201924 Views

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Canadian Armed Forces wants more visible minorities, Indigenous people in military – Straight.com

November 6th, 2019 Maj. Alexandre Munoz says that the Canadian Armed Forces is marching toward its goal of increasing diversity among its ranks. “We’re heading there,” Munoz, a public-affairs officer with the military’s recruiting group, told the Georgia Straight by phone while aboard HMCS St. John’s. The frigate is on its annual Great Lakes deployment, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201916 Views

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Celebrating skilled trades during Apprenticeship Recognition Month

VICTORIA – From Nov. 4 to 30, 2019, B.C.’s apprentices are being recognized as their contributions and success in building and maintaining thriving communities throughout the province are acknowledged. The Government of British Columbia has proclaimed November as Apprenticeship Recognition Month. Throughout the month, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) will highlight the many roles that apprentices play in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201918 Views

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Skawahlook First Nation project stalled after province redirects funds – CBC

‘They’re ripping the Band-Aid off one wound and slapping it on another,’ says Skawahlook program leader Oct 28, 2019 The Skawahlook First Nation in Agassiz, B.C. will not be able to expand trails in a local park — and it blames the B.C. government for pulling funds. Up to a dozen Indigenous youth were set […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201919 Views

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