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BC Hydro works with First Nations to offer driver training

Classes help students get BC driver’s licence, a requirement for many jobs Sharon McLeod is regularly reminded that not everyone who applies for a job in northern B.C. has easy access to email or has a valid B.C. driver’s licence. She has learned that from supporting First Nations members to apply for jobs, and in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2017319 Views

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Deadline Extended! Apply for STTP by September 15 – Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative

Missed the deadline for the Stewardship Technicians Training Program? There are still a few spots remaining! We have extended the application deadline for Cohort 3 of the STTP program. Applications will now be accepted until September 15, 2017. Visit our website to apply today. To be eligible for the program you must be First Nations from […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017308 Views

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Call for proposals for new Union Training and Innovation Program launched today

Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply for funding to support apprentices in completing their training July 24, 2017        Gatineau, Quebec   Employment and Social Development Canada Supporting the next generation of apprentices and tradespeople—particularly women and Indigenous people—depends on high-quality apprenticeship training systems, like union-based training centres. Today, Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017321 Views

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Chance to Choose project receives investment from Government of Canada

Youth facing barriers to employment benefit from job skills enhancement and employment opportunities July 7, 2017    Port Coquitlam, British Columbia     Employment and Social Development Canada When Canada’s most vulnerable youth get the help and support they need to find and keep good jobs, our middle class grows and our economy thrives. Today, the Honourable Patty […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 2017329 Views

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Government of Canada launches $50-million coding program for young Canadians

Digital skills program will prepare next generation for future jobs June 14, 2017 – Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Young Canadians will get the skills they need for the well-paying jobs of the future as a result of a $50-million program that gives them the opportunity to learn coding and other digital […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 2017289 Views

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BC’s Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training starts today!

Aboriginal Policing Services 2017-05-23 10:51 PDT File # Aboriginal Awareness Week Aboriginal Awareness Week 2017 is May 23 – 27, 2017, and it’s our opportunity to recognize Aboriginal peoples within the RCMP mosaic. This year, the BC RCMP is excited to celebrate the week by launching the 2017 class of Aboriginal Pre-Cadets. Twenty-eight participants from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2017307 Views

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Referral Officer Training Program hosted by The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council is hosting a Referral Officer Training Program in Fort St. John, BC from May 1-5, 2017 at the Pomeroy Hotel.  The training, supporting materials, breakfasts and lunches are covered by CSTC. Seats are limited and are on a first come first serve basis. To register, please use this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cstc-referral-officer-training-program-fort-st-john-2017-tickets-32022424935 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2017301 Views

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Northwest youth focus of expanded business training

April 06, 2017 VICTORIA – The Province is partnering with Futurpreneur Canada and Prince Rupert LNG to provide $356,000 to teach Indigenous and other rural youth valuable business skills. The ThriveNorth program is available to people between 18 and 39 years old from northwest B.C. who want to learn business skills or have a strong […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2017376 Views

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More than 7,000 British Columbians train for local jobs with government support

April 06, 2017 VICTORIA – More than 7,000 British Columbians will be trained by this fall through a wide range of skilled-trades and employment training projects throughout the province, thanks to $45.4 million from the provincial and federal governments in 2016/17. The governments allocated the funding for four training programs to help B.C. job seekers […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2017325 Views

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$3 million drives Tsimshian skills-training programs

PRINCE RUPERT – More than 600 members of the Tsimshian First Nations are benefitting from courses ranging from driver’s training and essential skills upgrading to environmental monitoring, trades training and other job-related education programs delivered close to home. A $3-million provincial contribution has been supporting the new training opportunities over the past year. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 2017348 Views

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