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BC Government: New community program empowers youth to ‘Build Back Better’

June 29, 2020 VANCOUVER – Engaging youth to work on community service projects so they can help their communities “build back better” from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is the goal of a new $5-million Youth Community Partnership program. “We recognize that COVID-19 continues to dramatically impact young people’s prospects for work, which they […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202024 Views

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Coastal GasLink helps launch careers in industry – Coastal GasLink

Ask anyone looking to start a career and you’ll often hear that what they really need to establish themselves is experience. The construction industry is no different, and young women and men who want to pursue a rewarding career as an equipment operator, welder or mechanic need the hours to perfect their craft. The Coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202076 Views

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Specialized Training Offered by Lillooet Tribal Council and Okanagan College

Okanagan College Media Release The Community Adult Learning Centre in Lillooet, B.C., recently partnered with Okanagan College to offer the Introduction to Office Administration training program, a fast-track program designed to build essential office skills necessary to job readiness in the field. Community consultation and local job vacancies highlighted a need for office administration. Yvonne […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202037 Views

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Over 1 million Canadians have been lifted out of poverty since 2015

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Statistics Canada data shows largest three-year reduction in Canadian history March 4, 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is commited to growing the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202063 Views

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MNBC: You’re Invited to a 2-Day Free Microsoft Word Workshop

Want to learn Microsoft Word? Register today. Kwantlen Polytechnic University and MNBC are very pleased to provide self-identified, or, registered Métis citizens, located in the Lower Mainland, with the opportunity to sign up for a 2 day Microsoft Word Workshop on March 6 & 7, 2020.  The workshop will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the KPU Civic Plaza Campus at 13485 Central Avenue, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202074 Views

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Funds approved for Indigenous heritage training in Burnaby – Burnaby Now

February 25, 2020 The City of Burnaby is looking to be a better steward of Indigenous heritage. The community heritage commission requested $1,500 in funding from council to hire a consultant to provide members of the commission with training on “best practices for local governments on recognizing and providing stewardship for Indigenous heritage resources.” The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202074 Views

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Newcomers to Canada and Indigenous Peoples to Gain Access to Innovative New Salesforce Training Program

The two-week course will provide underrepresented groups with the hard and soft skills needed to enter Vancouver’s tech workforce VANCOUVER, British Columbia-Traction for Good, the community engagement program of Traction on Demand, today announced the launch of a new training program called Traction Access. This two-week course aims to accelerate professional development for newcomers to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202083 Views

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Pattullo Bridge replacement will mean safer, easier, toll-free commutes

Feb. 10, 2020 NEW WESTMINSTER – The contract for the Pattullo Bridge replacement has been awarded, creating good jobs and training opportunities for workers who will help build the toll-free crossing to better connect communities in the Lower Mainland. “People in the Lower Mainland depend on the Pattullo Bridge every day, and they deserve safe, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202054 Views

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MNBC – MOU increases trades education and employment opportunities for Métis people in B.C.

February 5, 2020 MOU increases trades education and employment opportunities for Métis people in B.C. Surrey, B.C.– As part of its commitment to support success in trades education and apprenticeship for Indigenous communities, and actively working towards reconciliation, the Industry Training Authority (ITA), in partnership with Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), is pleased to announce […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202048 Views

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B.C. programs offer trades training to Indigenous communities – Journal of Commerce

TERRACE, B.C. – A batch of new training programs are helping hundreds in Indigenous communities enter trades careers. Six new two-year programs are assisting 475 people in Indigenous communities across the province with obtaining the skills to begin working in the trades. “For years, Indigenous leaders have been calling for skills training opportunities closer to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202052 Views

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