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New government office in Labrador to help Indigenous apprentices – The Telegram

The provincial government announced funding a few weeks ago to help establish a new office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the Labrador Office for Indigenous and Northern Skilled Trades. The office, led by Trades NL, is to work with the various Indigenous groups in the province to help promote and mentor apprentices. Darin King, executive director […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202051 Views

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Provincial Government Supports the Labrador Office for Indigenous and Northern Skilled Trades

June 25, 2020 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced approximately $1.45 million in Labour Market Development Agreement funding over three years to establish the Labrador Office for Indigenous and Northern Skilled Trades. Based in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202065 Views

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CBU Celebrates Staff & Faculty for their Participation in New Indigenous Learning Experience

Cape Breton University recently celebrated the first cohort of staff and faculty to complete a new Indigenous learning experience, “Learning About the L’nu Way.” This learning experience provides staff and faculty of CBU an opportunity for professional development that addresses some of the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report of Canada, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202085 Views

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Canada’s labour ministers meet to discuss important workplace issues

From: Employment and Social Development Canada February 6, 2020 Fredericton, New Brunswick Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour met today in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to discuss important workplace issues. These included next steps for occupational health and safety standards harmonization, the findings of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards, and how […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2020102 Views

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NS Government: Funding Empowers Seniors Through Technology Training

February 4, 2020 Older adult learners across Nova Scotia will receive training to better use technology with the support of a $50,000 grant to the Empowering Seniors Through Technology project. Funding to @NS, a network which empowers communities and individuals through access to technology, enables the hiring of trainers to provide workshops and individual sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202094 Views

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RCMP Fredericton, NB: Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program

January 30, 2020 Are you an Indigenous person, aged 19 to 29, and interested in learning more about a career in policing with the RCMP? You may be eligible to take part in this year’s Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program. Indigenous pre-cadet training at the RCMP Training Academy The program includes a three-week training session at the RCMP Training […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2020140 Views

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Making waves in modern shipbuilding – Macleans.ca

A two-year program recruits Indigenous students on a pathway to jobs in the Royal Canadian Navy’s $25-billion building boom Jan 16, 2020 Dylan Francis, a member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, knew he wanted a career in the metal trades. But getting there proved difficult. In 2015, he earned a two-year college welding […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202091 Views

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How PLATO Embraces Reconciliation By Focusing On The Indigenous Workforce – Huddle Today

Dec 17, 2019 FREDERICTON – For Jenilee Paul of St. Mary’s First Nation, her role as a course instructor at PLATO can help other Indigenous people see a path for growth in the IT sector. “It’s kind of like being a role model. You’re setting that path so the people in the courses afterward can […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019119 Views

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NB Government: Belledune recovery committee finalized

29 November 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Membership of the transition adjustment committee tasked with helping the Belledune region has been finalized. The committee was created by the provincial government to assist employees of the Brunswick smelter, which is expected to close at the end of the year, resulting in more than 400 direct job losses. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019137 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Launches The Way Forward on Workforce Development

November 15, 2019 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today launched The Way Forward on Workforce Development – the Provincial Government’s plan for strengthening the province’s workforce and supporting a productive, knowledge-based economy. Minister Mitchelmore was joined by the Honourable Brian Warr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2019133 Views

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