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Irving Shipbuilding Inc.: New Pathways to Shipbuilding Class for Indigenous Peoples

(Halifax, NS): The partners in the Pathways to Shipbuilding program are launching a new class for Indigenous peoples. The program will be supported by the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), GE Canada, Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, Indigenous Services Canada, and the Government of Nova Scotia, and is designed […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202039 Views

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Program aims to give Indigenous people a shot at shipbuilding – Halifax Today

Upon graduation of the program, 15 students will have a greater chance for employment in shipbuilding, specifically in pipe trades Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding is partnering up with others to break down racial barriers in the industry. After graduating many African Nova Scotians into the industry in June with the Pathways to Shipbuilding for African Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202034 Views

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces Inclusive Workforce For Arctic Ocean Technology Project One Of Three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects Announced Today

Today Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced three projects from its Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (AOSP) stream, including the Inclusive Workforce for Arctic Ocean Technology Project. This is an ecosystem building project designed to develop technical skills training for Inuit participants across Inuit Nunangat. The total project value is $1,787,238, where the Ocean Supercluster will provide $1,150,258 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202044 Views

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Free Training, Career Support for 350 Nova Scotia Youth

November 6, 2020 Youth are among the most impacted by the economic challenges presented by COVID-19 and need support to develop new skills that will help them get good jobs. The province is investing $1.3 million over three years to support 350 Nova Scotian youth who are currently underrepresented in the workforce. The funding provides […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202030 Views

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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, 202086 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, 2020104 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, 2020123 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, 2020151 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, 2020129 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, 2020187 Views

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