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Funding helps Peterborough group make TRACKS Indigenous programming more accessible – Peterborough Examiner

Jan. 13, 2022 Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge & Science Youth Program receives funding from Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group An initiative to help Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth alike build relationships has received a significant boost to provide barrier-free programming. The TRACKS (Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge & Science) Youth Program in Peterborough is one of 21 projects […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202212 Views

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Wikwemikong Tourism celebrates graduates of inaugural Cultural Guide Training Program – Anishinabek News

WIIKWEMKOONG UNCEDED TERRITORY (December 15, 2021)— On November 23, 2021, Wikwemikong Tourism had a small gathering with staff and partners to celebrate the graduation of the participants of the first edition of the Cultural Guide Training Program. The four trainees who were enrolled in the program have now earned the title of ‘Cultural Guide’ and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202126 Views

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Google Canada Investing $600k for Digital Skills Training for Indigenous Job Seekers – NetNewsLedger

December 16, 2021 TORONTO – BUSINESS – Research shows there’s a significant skills and education gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in Canada, particularly when it comes to connectivity, graduation rates and digital literacy. The economic impact of the pandemic has increased this divide, disproportionately impacting the employment rates of Indigenous populations. As Canada rebuilds its economy […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202114 Views

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Ontario Providing New Rapid Training Programs

December 15, 2021 Province helping more people gain the skills they need for in-demand jobs TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting the development of up to 250 new rapid training programs that will be available for enrolment in 2022 through the Ontario Micro-credentials Challenge Fund. This is significant progress on the province’s recent $15 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202118 Views

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Indigenous trauma training offers ‘window of hope’ – CTV News

Dec. 13, 2021 Nine graduates of a trauma training program gathered with family, friends and current students Dec.10 to celebrate a learning experience that help people heal from complex traumatic experiences. The program is offered by Timmins therapist and traditional healer Jules Tapas, and his wife Charlene Gunner-Tapas, which involves seven modules of training over […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202117 Views

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New Funding Partnership Supports Young Indigenous Adults to Become Water Treatment Plant Operators

December 1, 2021 Bank of America’s support to help bolster critical solutions to water challenges in Indigenous communities Bank of America and Canadian charity Water First Education & Training Inc. today announced their funding partnership to support the delivery of hands-on skills training through drinking water treatment and environmental water science internships for young Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202133 Views

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Congratulations to the Graduates of All-Women Line Crew Ground Support training on the Wataynikaneyap Power Project!

November 22, 2021 Fort William First Nation, Ontario – On November 19, 2021, All-Women Line Crew Ground Support (LCGS) trainees successfully graduated with 25 transferable certificates to advance in future apprenticeship opportunities and pursue careers on the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line. Congratulations to the graduates from North Caribou Lake, Pikangikum, and Bearskin Lake First Nations! […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202132 Views

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Accepting applications for the 2022 Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program

November 18, 2021 Are you an Indigenous person, aged 19 to 29, residing in the National Capital Region and interested in learning more about a career in policing with the RCMP? You may be eligible to take part in the Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program 2022 spring session. Indigenous pre-cadet training at the RCMP Training Academy The program includes a three-week […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202190 Views

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Province investing $3.7M in Indigenous construction training – Northern Ontario Business

Workers will learn construction techniques, heavy equipment operation for Highway 17 twinning project The province is investing $3.7 million in construction training for Indigenous residents in Treaty 3 territory in Northern Ontario. Announced on Nov. 9, the funding will go toward training 110 people as craft workers, heavy equipment operators, generation construction workers, and concrete […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202119 Views

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Ontario Training Indigenous People for Construction Careers in Kenora

November 09, 2021 Province working for workers by investing in free training for high-paying jobs building Highway 17 KENORA — The Ontario government is investing more than $3.7 million to train 110 members of Treaty #3 First Nations communities for rewarding careers in construction. Through this investment, participants will gain the skills they need to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202184 Views

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