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Feds promise $2.3M for training hundreds of Indigenous people in N.W.T. – CBC

Michael McLeod says government recognizes need to provide more support for Indigenous people in Canada May 16, 2018 The federal government announced $2.3 million over four years for Dechita Naowo — an organization in Ndilo, N.W.T., that offers free training in areas like environmental monitoring, construction and administration. The territory’s MP Michael McLeod made the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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New investments in research and training to grow Northern fisheries

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Nunavut fisheries benefitting from CanNor funding May 8, 2018 – Qikiqtarjuaq, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Developing a strong Northern commercial fishing sector is an important part of growing the region’s economy. It has the potential to bring in millions of dollars to the economy and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201813 Views

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PSA: QIA’s information session for Q-STEP and Tuttarvik in Iqaluit

March 29, 2018 Location: Northmart and Arctic Ventures Marketplace Date of information session: April 4 and 5, 2018 Time: 5pm to 6pm The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is continuing community visits in the Qikiqtaaluk to give information sessions on QSTEP – the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership programs and to help enroll Inuit in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201840 Views

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QIA and Baffinland launch apprenticeship program at Mary River Mine: Fourteen Inuit trades assistants have begun work at the Mary River Mine

Iqaluit, Nunavut – March 6, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines (Baffinland) launched the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) program in November 2017. As part of the program, QIA, in partnership with Baffinland is pleased to announce that 14 Inuit from the Q-STEP program have […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201836 Views

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PSA: Printmaking and Embroidery Workshop – Government of NU

Do you live in Baker Lake? Would you like to learn more about printmaking and embroidery? The Department of Culture and Heritage, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and the Jessie Oonark Centre are organizing two to three days printmaking and embroidery workshops from March 13 to March 26, free of charge. Workshops feature experienced instructors, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201839 Views

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IRC: Muskrat Trapping Program Seeks Participants and Service Providers

February 22, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming 10-day Muskrat Trapping Program hosted by Project Jewel. This program, designed for those wanting to build their land and trapping skills, will be held from March 9 to 16, 2018 in the Mackenzie Delta. Download Event Poster Spaces are available for up to five male and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201837 Views

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PSA: QIA’s information session for Q-STEP and Tuttarvik

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) will be visiting Qikiqtani communities to present information sessions on the new Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) and to help enroll Inuit in our new employment database Tuttarvik. Q-STEP is a QIA initiative in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines with support from the Government of Canada, the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201844 Views

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New Training Simulator Takes Flight with Government Support

From Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency $200,000 from the federal and territorial governments help advance northern aviation. February 19, 2018 – Whitehorse, YT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A new flight training simulator, the first of its kind in Canada’s North, has been installed at the Alkan Air Flight Academy in Whitehorse, Yukon. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201832 Views

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KIA: PIJUNNAQSINIQ – Sea mammal hunting on sea ice

March 4-10, 2018 Location: Salliq (Coral Harbour) This is an exciting opportunity for Inuit men ages 15-29 within the Kivalliq Region who are interested in learning traditional/cultural skills first hand out on the land with elders. The proposed activities are as follows: Land and sea mammal harvesting/hunting skills Learning survival skills out on the land […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201845 Views

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QIA and Baffinland introduce heavy equipment training through Q-STEP

Iqaluit, Nunavut- February 13, 2018 –  The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in partnership with Baffinland Iron Mines (Baffinland) launched the Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) program in November 2017. As part of the program, QIA, in partnership with Baffinland is pleased to announce that fifteen Inuit from the Q-STEP have begun heavy equipment operator […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201855 Views

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