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Liberal minister promotes new Indigenous training program in Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

9 July, 2019 Meet your new acronym: “ISET” In a pre-election photo-op on July 8 in Iqaluit, Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the creation of a new federal labour market strategy for Inuit that was first set out in the Liberal government’s 2018 budget. Bennett, speaking on behalf of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201918 Views

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Government of Canada invests in Inuit organizations to launch new skills and employment training program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs July 8, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and Inuit partners are taking significant action to ensure Inuit have greater opportunities for employment and can achieve lifelong prosperity for themselves, their families […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201922 Views

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NU Government: Introduction to Prospecting course

Do you want to learn how to prospect for iron or gold, identify different rocks and minerals, and acquire prospecting skills and techniques? To find out more about the geology of Nunavut and the mining industry, the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is offering free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting courses. Classes are in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201921 Views

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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce agreements to help Canadians improve their skills and prepare for the future of work with good quality jobs

26/06/2019 As innovation and technology continue to change how we live and work, Canadian workers are met with new challenges and opportunities. That is why it is more important than ever before to ensure Canadians benefit from an innovation-driven economy—and it means ensuring both employed and unemployed individuals have a chance to learn the skills […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201941 Views

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Media advisory: Governments of Canada and Yukon to announce agreement to give workers in Yukon the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Tracy-Anne McPhee, Minister of Education for the Government of Yukon, will announce measures to help workers in Yukon gain skills and prepare for the future […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201939 Views

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NWT RCMP looking to recruit Northerners – Northern News Services

June 25, 2019 NWT RCMP is looking to recruit more Northerners. In a joint effort with the Community and Aboriginal Policing Unit, Mounties north of 60 are hoping to attract more NWT residents, one of the force’s “main recruiting goals,” according to a news release issued late last week. “A career with the RCMP offers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201939 Views

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Northern hiring targets to increase to 75% for Tlicho road – CBC

There will be consequences for not meeting those targets, says N.W.T. gov’t Jun 14, 2019 The Northwest Territories government has revealed northern hiring targets it’s setting for the construction and operation of the Tlicho all-season road. With an estimated total cost of $411 million to build and operate for 25 years, the 97-kilometre two-lane gravel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201923 Views

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Major contract awarded for Faro Mine remediation – North Fork Rose Creek realignment will provide employment and training opportunities for Indigenous people and Northerners

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 31, 2019 — Faro, YT — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the environment and human health and safety while bringing economic benefits to Indigenous people and Northerners. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Larry […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201945 Views

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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, 201975 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, 201949 Views

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