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Indigenous counsellor training program coming to Yellowknife – CKLB News

May 12, 2020 A new training program will be launched in Yellowknife this September in an effort to increase the number of Indigenous counsellors in the Northwest Territories. The Northern Indigenous Counsellor Training program (NICT) was organized by a partnership between the Dene Wellness Warriors and Rhodes Wellness College, with some help from the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202025 Views

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Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corp.: Call for Proposals for Distance learning/e-learning services

8 May 2020 Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation is accepting proposals to provide distance learning/e- learning services. The aim of these services will be to provide Nunavut Inuit with education, training and skills needed for employment, and to enhance their economic participation and opportunities. The selection process will prioritize small not-for-profit organizations that are based in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 202027 Views

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Indigenous counsellor diploma program coming north – Cabin Radio

Jean and Roy Erasmus – who together are Dene Wellness Warriors – want to see more Indigenous counsellors in communities, paving the road toward healing. The couple are certified counsellors and life coaches. Last year they approached BC’s Rhodes Wellness College, where both obtained their certification, about bringing a program to the territory. They believed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202023 Views

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Nunavut Film Industry Training Program announces short video challenge – Nunatsiaq News

7 April 2020 1-3-minute videos can be submitted until April 20 The Nunavut Film Industry Training Program is holding a short video challenge for emerging Inuit filmmakers over the age of 18. The FIT program, a partnership between the Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corp. and the Nunavut Film Development Corp., aims to create a constant source […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202031 Views

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Mine Training Society in Yellowknife suspends all training activities due to COVID-19 – CKLB News

March 17, 2020 The Yellowknife-based Mine Training Society (MTS) has now has suspended all training activities, due to the threat of coronavirus. In a news release issued Tuesday morning, the society states that it shares the community’s concern for the health, safety and well-being of our entire population. It adds that MTS employees will be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202047 Views

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NWT pledges more women in trades, says new program coming – Cabin Radio

Out of 320 registered apprentices in the Northwest Territories, 15 are female. The territory says it’s taking steps to change that. That figure was provided by employment minister RJ Simpson in the territorial legislature last week, answering questions about apprenticeships from Yellowknife North MLA Rylund Johnson. “Fifteen out of 320, I believe, is a statistic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202043 Views

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Local FireSmart Representative workshop empowers Yukoners to increase community wildfire resiliency

Forty-six community leaders from across Yukon have learned how to reduce their community’s wildfire risk at a FireSmart workshop in Whitehorse held on February 26 and 27. Organized by the Government of Yukon Wildland Fire Management branch, the course taught community leaders how to identify potential wildfire hazards in forested areas, find and support local […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202060 Views

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YT Government: Participants build skills with tiny home construction project

The Building Stability pilot project, initiated by the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Yukon College, offered a skill development opportunity for five individuals from the Yukon Community Corrections program. The project, funded by the Government of Yukon, brought participants together with an instructor at Yukon College to build a tiny home. The goal of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202078 Views

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Young Hunters Program offers Inspiration

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada A home-grown success story February 13, 2020 — Arviat, Nunavut — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Northern communities are feeling the dramatic impacts of climate change in their everyday lives and Inuit youth are taking a leading role in the future and their environment. In Arviat, Nunavut, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202057 Views

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Ottawa spends $1.23 million on Arviat’s young hunters program – Nunatsiaq News

“It’s a win-win-win,” says Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal 12 February 2020 Arviat’s highly praised young hunters training program will receive about $1.23 million in federal money between now and 2022, the federal government has announced. That announcement coincides with a visit to the Kivalliq region by Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal, who travelled today […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202048 Views

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