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Ben Calf Robe Society: Our Children Are Sacred

Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Course “Our Children Are Sacred” is a Youth Suicide Prevention Course and resource for adults interacting with individuals at risk for suicide. This 2-day interactive course is designed to increase awareness on the preventative and protective factors that put people at risk for suicide, and provides participants with the skills to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 2021107 Views

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces Inclusive Workforce For Arctic Ocean Technology Project One Of Three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects Announced Today

Today Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced three projects from its Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (AOSP) stream, including the Inclusive Workforce for Arctic Ocean Technology Project. This is an ecosystem building project designed to develop technical skills training for Inuit participants across Inuit Nunangat. The total project value is $1,787,238, where the Ocean Supercluster will provide $1,150,258 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 2020120 Views

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Maskwacis lawyer says Indigenous training an ‘example’ to follow – Pipestone Flyer

Nov. 9, 2020 All Alberta lawyers will undergo Indigenous Cultural Competency training All lawyers in Alberta will take Indigenous Cultural Competency training starting in early 2021 as part of the Law Society of Alberta’s response to the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). In an official statement by Law Society of Alberta president Kent Teskey […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202098 Views

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Edmonton university offering free cybersecurity course to Indigenous people across Canada – The Star

Oct. 29, 2020 Officials of an Edmonton-based university are hoping one of their latest offerings will lead to an increase in the number of Indigenous students that enroll at the school. In honour of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which has been held each October since 2003, Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) is offering a free introductory […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2020121 Views

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RLI – Employers: This one’s for you!

April 27, 2020 Rupertsland Institute (RLI) can help employers find Métis workers that match current employment needs and is currently offering two wage subsidy programs to employers in Alberta: The Métis Youth Summer Placement Program (MYSPP) is designed to enhance employment opportunities for Métis youth between the ages of 15 and 30. The program offers a wage subsidy for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2020172 Views

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AB Government: Building Alberta’s skilled workforce

More Alberta students will gain valuable hands-on skilled trades experience and education as government increases funding to connect students with in-demand jobs. The Government of Alberta will triple the amount of annual funding to CAREERS: The Next Generation to more than $6 million a year by 2022-23, providing 6,000 students with paid internships and skilled […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019257 Views

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Task force to strengthen skilled trades education

NAIT and SAIT presidents will co-chair the Skills for Jobs Task Force and find ways to expand and strengthen apprenticeship education to meet labour demands. NAIT president Glenn Feltham and SAIT president and CEO David Ross will head government’s 19-member task force that will provide recommendations on how to best renew and expand apprenticeship education […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2019209 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester Training Program Launches in Calgary

Calgary, AB (September 9, 2019) – A group of Indigenous students begin training to become software testers in Calgary Monday, with paid internships at leading companies like Suncor and guaranteed full-time jobs with PLATO Testing awaiting those who complete the program. Leroy Big Bull of the Piikani Nation is eager to be a part of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2019277 Views

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Indigenous Software Tester training program to launch in Calgary

(Calgary, AB – August 12, 2019) – Applications are open for the first ever Indigenous Software Tester training program to be held in Calgary starting September 9th, put on by PLATO Testing Ltd (PLATO). PLATO specializes in training and employing Indigenous software testers to provide diverse software testing solutions to clients throughout North America. “We’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2019288 Views

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Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada April 25, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Edmonton, Alberta. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure their safe […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2019291 Views

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