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BC Government: Strong response to skilled trades certification consultation

Jan. 18, 2022 VICTORIA – Hundreds of tradespeople and employers have shared their insights about how the Province can implement skilled trades certification to support higher-paying, more stable employment. This feedback has been compiled into the What We Heard reports, which are available online. “Based on the high response rate and thoughtful feedback, it is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202217 Views

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City of Terrace Institutes Indigenous Knowledge Training as Part of Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action #57 – CFNR

Dec 14, 2021 Moving forward, staff and elected officials in the City of Terrace will be undertaking Indigenous cultural awareness and knowledge training. Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action #57 calls for all levels of government to provide public servants with education on the history and legacy of Aboriginal Peoples. Last night, Council voted unanimously […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202118 Views

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Warrior Plumbing Launches Indigenous Youth Apprenticeship Partner Program

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 2, 2021 – Warrior Plumbing is pleased to announce the launch of its Indigenous Youth Apprenticeship Partner Program which provides a platform for First Nation communities and organizations to give Indigenous Youth valuable, on-the-job learning experiences and employment opportunities in the trades. The Company intends to introduce as many Indigenous Youth as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202120 Views

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Ready, set, skills: National competition coming to Vancouver

Nov. 26, 2021 VANCOUVER – Canada’s most talented post-secondary students and apprentices will compete at the 2022 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Vancouver in May. “The Skills Canada National Competition lets young people from across the country shine,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training. “From bricklaying and carpentry to graphic design, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202125 Views

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Province of B.C.: Apprenticeship Recognition Month celebrates the skilled trades

Nov. 1, 2021 Apprenticeship Recognition Month celebrates the skilled trades VICTORIA – B.C.’s trades apprentices are being celebrated and recognized for their contributions to the province and economy. “There are wonderful benefits to a career in the trades and Apprenticeship Recognition Month is an opportunity to celebrate the hard work of apprentices, employer sponsors, youth […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202171 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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MNBC: STEPS Funding Allocation 2021 – 2022

The MNBC Cabinet and government have invested a record amount in our chartered communities, and it is committed to do more via direct funding support. On Monday, August 23rd, Métis Nation British Columbia announced $3,880,000 in new funding for Skills Training, Employment, and Post-Secondary (STEPS). As you may recall, up to $2,000,000 of the funding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202142 Views

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Funding delivers stronger supports for northern B.C. communities

Sept. 14, 2021 PRINCE GEORGE – Nine new projects funded through the Northern Healthy Communities Fund will boost health, mental health and social services for people living in northern B.C. communities that are experiencing rapid economic growth. “Communities across northern B.C. are at the centre of significant economic growth that is creating opportunities and jobs […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2021178 Views

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PLATO Testing to Offer Indigenous Software Tester Training Course in Collaboration with the Government of British Columbia, Métis Nation British Columbia, and Deloitte Canada

September 1, 2021 Victoria, BC (September 1, 2021) – Today, PLATO Testing, the country’s first Indigenous-led and staffed IT services firm, launched a recruitment campaign for its Indigenous Software Tester Training course in Victoria, in collaboration with the Government of British Columbia, Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), and Deloitte Canada. This will be the first […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202168 Views

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Surge in participation fuels Digital Marketing Bootcamp expansion

Aug. 6, 2021 VICTORIA – The Province is helping small and medium-sized businesses adapt to the post-pandemic economy by giving more people the training they need to succeed. Given its success and high demand, government is providing an additional $2.5 million to add 3,400 more seats to the bootcamp. This addition means that nearly 6,000 people […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021104 Views

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