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New initiative aims to inspire Indigenous youth to become pilots – CBC

Give Them Wings is a project of new Indigenous-founded airline Iskwew Air Mar 17, 2019 When Gabriel Shepherd took a flight on one of his neighbour’s three-wheeled propeller planes, he was immediately hooked. “I love just going off in the air,” said Shepherd, who is of Métis descent. “I love the relaxed feeling of when you’re cruising […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201925 Views

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Government of Canada supports skills training for Indigenous people in central British Columbia

March 5, 2019                       Kamloops, British Columbia                        Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a fair chance at success. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be under-represented in Canada’s workforce. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201931 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada invests in skills training for Indigenous people in Central B.C.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight the work being done by the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council to help Indigenous people get the skills needed to secure good quality jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times […]

by pmnationtalk on March 5, 201925 Views

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Minister Wilkinson presents completion certificates to Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Squamish, British Columbia — Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Squamish today to present completion certificates for 23 Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees from around B.C.. This ceremony was a culmination of three weeks of Conservation & Protection and Fisheries and Oceans […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201924 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians with disabilities in British Columbia

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will visit the University of Victoria to highlight how the Government of Canada helps youth overcome barriers to employment and develop job skills. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 201923 Views

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People in the Nass Valley get skills training for jobs

Feb. 22, 2019 VILLAGE OF GINGOLX – Thirty-five people from the Nisga’a Nation in the Nass Valley will learn skills they need to improve their lives, support their communities, create new opportunities and get sustainable local jobs, through new Community Workforce Response Grants. The Village of Gingolx is receiving $197,997 to support 15 people. The funding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201941 Views

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LNG Canada sponsors driver training in Kitimat and Terrace

Lack of driver’s license a leading barrier to employment for Indigenous peoples Vancouver, February 15, 2019- Today LNG Canada announces it has contributed $80,000 to sponsor three sessions of driver training, two in Kitimat and one in Terrace, B.C. This funding will enable 46 students to take the graduated licensing program. In addition, students will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201942 Views

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LNG Canada sponsors the Outland Youth Employment Program

Indigenous youth receive hands-on experience to develop life and work skills Vancouver, B.C., February 14, 2019 – LNG Canada announces a three-year, $150,000 sponsorship of the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP) in British Columbia. OYEP West, a six-week, live-in camp near Prince George, B.C. provides Indigenous youth aged 16 to 18, with an immersive, hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201938 Views

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Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program

Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program Committed to supporting Aboriginal communities January 15, 2019 (Mississauga, ON) – Express Scripts Canada (ESC) is announcing its new Indigenous Internship Program, launched today as part of the organization’s larger commitment to supporting Aboriginal communities.  The initial internship will be in Human Resources; the position will be for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201984 Views

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BC Government: New skills training, employment supports for people who need it most

Jan. 10, 2019 VICTORIA – Survivors of violence and abuse, as well as older workers, will have access to skills training and employment supports so they can participate in British Columbia’s thriving economy. The Province is inviting service providers to submit proposals to deliver skills training and employment services under two new Skills Training for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201933 Views

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