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Agnico Eagle’s mine training program has its critics – CBC

A worker says some Inuit are denied training while southerners jump the queue May 16, 2019 A worker at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine in Nunavut says a training program designed to train Nunavummiut allows southern contractors to rise, while Inuit wait for training. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. operates the Meadowbank open-pit gold mine, north of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201914 Views

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NWT women’s groups get $1.6M for gender equality – CBC

Multi-year funding ‘rare,’ says YWCA executive director Apr 16, 2019 Four groups working to improve the lives of women and girls in the Northwest Territories will now have sustainable, multi-year funding. Liberal MP Michael McLeod announced $1.6 million in federal money for the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, the Yellowknife Women’s Society, sexual health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201937 Views

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Creating Employment Opportunities for Inuit Through Inuktut Skills

Wednesday March 27th, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut –  On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Nunavut’s creation, Inuit are investing more than $5.4 million over three years in accredited Inuktut language training through the Pirurvik Centre. “Inuit are proud to invest in the Pirurvik Centre to meet the tremendous need among Nunavut’s employers for employees […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201965 Views

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NTI Update: Media Advisory

March 26th, 2019 For Immediate Release What: The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation will be making a funding announcement with the Pirurvik Centre. Where: Pirurvik Centre, Building 661, Paunna Place, Iqaluit, Nunavut When: 1:30PM, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -30- For more information: Malaya Mikijuk Assistant Director of Communications Nunavut Tunngavik Inc 867 975 4907 mmikijuk@tunngavik.com NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201962 Views

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Eight students complete Work Ready program in Arctic Bay

From February 11, 2019 to February 15, 2019, eight students in Arctic Bay completed the Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit Association Work Ready program. The program is offered through the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership. During the week-long program, students learned practical skills about what it’s like to work in a mine, including the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201934 Views

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U of the Arctic – Training opportunities: Unique courses in value-added food processing in Saskatchewan, Spring 2019

Feb 15, 2019 The University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre will be offering two 3-day courses starting in spring 2019 that are focused on local food production, value-added food processing, and agri-business development opportunities for Indigenous communities. In response to the growing demand for nutritious and affordable foods in Indigenous communities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 201929 Views

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IRC: Wildlife Monitor Course February 25 to March 28 in Inuvik. Apply by Feb 15!

February 12, 2019 Priority is given to Inuvialuit Beneficiaries in the ISR Firearms Safety Predator Defense Aircraft Safety Aircraft Extrication & Rescue Ice Rescue ATV / UTV Operator Wilderness First Aid & More Wildlife Safety Technician: Jesse Beland 780-570-5600 Act Wildlife Safety Technician: William Day 867-620-0065 IRC ASETS ASETS Program Coordinator Merlyn Rogers 867-777-7091   […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201937 Views

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IRC to hold Finance Course “Keeping Your Accounting Records” in 6 Communities

January 23, 2019 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, in partnership with GNWT MACA’s School of Community Government & Crowe MacKay LLP is offering a 10-day Keeping Your Accounting Records course in ALL ISR communities. Find your community below for dates and application deadlines: Sachs Harbour  Course Date: February 5-14, 2019.  Application Deadline: February 1, 2019. Aklavik Course […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201950 Views

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Government of Canada supports First Nation’s Development Corporation Capacity Building

Federal government investment furthers capacity development and jobs creation in the North January 15, 2019 – Yellowknife, NWT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A skilled workforce and access to employment opportunities are central to the economic wellbeing of communities in the North. That is why the Government of Canada is investing $300,000 in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201938 Views

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Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program

Express Scripts Canada launches Indigenous Internship Program Committed to supporting Aboriginal communities January 15, 2019 (Mississauga, ON) – Express Scripts Canada (ESC) is announcing its new Indigenous Internship Program, launched today as part of the organization’s larger commitment to supporting Aboriginal communities.  The initial internship will be in Human Resources; the position will be for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201956 Views

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