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Public Advisory: Workforce Development Roundtable Discussions Set for September

August 28, 2015 The final series of Workforce Development Roundtable Discussions for 2015-16 will take place in September throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. These sessions are a key component of the Workforce Development Action Plan, which is an initiative of the Population Growth Strategy, and are designed to gather input regarding the employment and human resources […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015608 Views

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First Nations youth across the province discover student life at the University of New Brunswick

During the week of August 17, First Nation high school students from across the province came to the University of New Brunswick to get a taste of UNB student life at the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre’s first summer camp: “UDiscover MWC @ UNB”. Students participated in mock classroom experiences in subject areas such as Math, Science, Kinesiology, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015529 Views

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Nursing Students in Labrador to Benefit from Enhanced Bursary Program

August 17, 2015 Strengthening Health Care Services in Local Communities Labrador residents who enroll in an approved Bachelor of Nursing Program can now benefit from an enhanced bursary program offered by the Provincial Government. “We continue to establish recruitment programs and initiatives to help retain health care professionals in areas of the province where they […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015666 Views

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Harper Government announces new investments in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Halifax, NS – July 29, 2015 – Office of the Minister of the Environment, Parks Canada Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, and Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament for South Shore—St. Margaret’s, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced infrastructure investments […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 20151531 Views

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Province Training People to Establish Licensed Family Child-Care Homes

July 27, 2015 Family Child Care Project will Create Jobs, Child-care Spaces: Minister Chief The Manitoba government is helping Manitobans gain the skills necessary to pursue self-employment in the child-care sector by establishing their own licensed family child-care homes, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced today. “New Canadians come with an array of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015684 Views

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Premiers sign Provincial-Territorial Apprentice Mobility Protocol

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. (July 17, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod and his provincial and territorial colleagues signed a new Apprentice Mobility Protocol at the annual summer meeting of Canada’s Premiers this week, providing apprentices with a national certification to work across Canada. The Protocol articulates the agreements jurisdictions have reached to achieve a provincial-territorial approach […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015665 Views

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UNB sustainable gardens honour residential school survivors and educate youth

The University of New Brunswick has created a number of sustainable gardens on its Fredericton campus this month—including wildlife friendly gardens and a medicine wheel garden. The gardens are one of many initiatives under the Engaging UNB Fredericton Campus in Sustainability project that is partially funded through the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund. “The project […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015564 Views

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Call for nominations! PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth

Nominations for health professionals who courageously advocate for the safety, health or well- being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations children and youth will be accepted until October 16, 2015. Download the Award summary, criteria, and nomination form below. The PH Bryce Award for Children and Youth is given every two years to recognize young […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015654 Views

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Social Entrepreneurship Focus of Conference at CBU

July 6, 2015 Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to be hosting the 2015 Community Innovation and Social Enterprise Conference from July 8-10. Organized by the Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business, the conference brings together practitioners, researchers and community organizations, from home and afar, to discuss current practices, challenges and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2015632 Views

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Ministers of Education Host Pan-Canadian Aboriginal Educators’ Symposium

Yellowknife, July 2, 2015 – Provincial and territorial ministers of education were in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, this week for the first-ever pan-Canadian Aboriginal Educators’ Symposium as well as the annual meeting of their intergovernmental organization, the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). CMEC Aboriginal Educators’ Symposium The CMEC Aboriginal Educators’ Symposium was an unprecedented […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015640 Views

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