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RCMP partners with Makigiaqta to train and recruit Inuit into RCMP ranks

January 5, 2021 Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) initiative with Makigiaqta is to enhance the preparedness of Inuit for employment. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is again pleased to be partnering with Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation to better serve Nunavut. The RCMP in Nunavut understand that having Inuit serve as RCMP officers breaks down barriers […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202113 Views

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Helping Yukon workers develop the skills they need to find good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada December 18, 2020 As the Canadian economy recovers from the impact of COVID-19, workers are facing new challenges. Yukon residents and all Canadians need access to training and employment supports to develop new skills and find good jobs. Today, Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202090 Views

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19 Indigenous participants training to become wellness counsellors – CKLB News

Northern Indigenous Counsellor Training program theme song about need for Indigenous counsellors and hope. Nineteen Indigenous participants are in the process of becoming trained wellness counsellors. This is part of the Northern Indigenous Counsellor Training (NICT) program run by Jean and Roy Erasmus, owners of Dene Wellness Warriors, an Indigenous-run counselling service in Yellowknife. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202017 Views

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Government of Canada investment aims to boost economic growth, enhance skills development and create good jobs in the Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Investment of over $1.3 million supports Northern and Indigenous employment, capacity building, infrastructure development and entrepreneurship in the Northwest Territories November 27, 2020 – Yellowknife, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Small businesses are at the heart of Northern communities. They create good jobs, support local economies […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202036 Views

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Virtual Events Institute and World Indigenous Forum Announce Skills Partnership

The Virtual Events Institute and The World Indigenous Forum, the largest indigenous-focused conference and trade expo, have announced a strategic partnership to help deliver training and certification in virtual events to a cohort of indigenous business owners and marketing agencies globally. World Indigenous Forum links indigenous leaders, politicians and indigenous rights advocates together with local […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202049 Views

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Nunavut has an interest in midwifery, but training lags behind – Nunatsiaq News

9 September 2020 “Training Inuit into these positions is critical” Nunavut’s Department of Health says it’s actively recruiting new midwives to fill seven vacant positions across the territory, as part of its effort to make midwifery more accessible to Nunavut families. There are 10 midwife positions across Nunavut, based in Cambridge Bay, Iqaluit and Rankin […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202069 Views

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Midwifery in Nunavut needs better recognition, viable training program – Nunatsiaq News

Recently departed Nunavut midwives faced racism and a lack of support, says former colleague 11 August 2020 A national association for Indigenous midwives says midwives and birthing centres in Nunavut need better support and funding if they’re to remain sustainable. The birthing centre in Rankin Inlet recently closed. The Government of Nunavut said last week […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2020163 Views

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Watch: Communities join forces for wildfire protection – Cabin Radio

August 4, 2020 Firefighting crews in Dettah, Ndilǫ, and Yellowknife are now better prepared should a wildfire encroach on the communities. About 20 people participated in a two-day wildfire preparedness workshop hosted by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation and the City of Yellowknife in Dettah on July 30 and 31. They learned how to set […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202087 Views

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Wildfire training workshop shared by city, Yellowknives Dene First Nation – Northern News Services

August 3, 2020 A two-day collaborative workshop aiming to help area fire fighters from the City of Yellowknife and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) better prepare for wildfires in Dettah, was held last Thursday and Friday. About 20 participants took part in the workshop that included members of the city’s fire division as well […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202075 Views

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Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corp.: Closing Date Extended

8 June 2020 Makigiaqta would like to advise you that the deadline for our call for proposal for distance learning/ e-learning services has been extended to July 10 at 5:00 PM eastern time. The aim of these services will be to provide Nunavut Inuit with education, training and skills needed for employment, and to enhance […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2020137 Views

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