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Gold mining company, First Nation training Indigenous youth near Lynn Lake with help from province – Thompson Citizen

December 15, 2020 A Northern Manitoba First Nation and a mining company are teaming up to provide training to Indigenous youth with the help of the provincial government’s Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF). The fund is providing $30,000 to match a contribution spilt equally between Marcel Colomb First Nation (MCFN) and Alamos Gold, which is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202023 Views

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Assiniboine and Tribal Tripartite Health Group partner on new Emergency Medical Responder training

Assiniboine Community College and Tribal Tripartite Health Group have partnered to deliver a nine-week Emergency Medical Responder program. This program has been created to address the shortage of skilled emergency first responders within First Nation Communities. Tribal Tripartite Health Group includes Four Arrows Regional Health Authority (FARHA), Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) and South East Resource […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 202038 Views

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Training for Manitoba Jordan’s Principle Staff: Supporting Youth and Families During COVID-19

Dec 1, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Red Cross team has developed and adapted a number of resources to support First Nation organizations and employees understand and work through the challenges we are all facing. The Canadian Red Cross and Indigenous Services Canada Jordan’s Principle are partnering to offer training sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202033 Views

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Province Announces Online Training Program for Civil Servants and Front-Line Workers on Family Violence

November 19, 2020 Education and Awareness Key Elements in the Elimination of Family Violence to Protect Manitobans: Cox A new online family violence awareness course is now available to Manitoba government employees and other front-line workers around the province, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202035 Views

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Six Indigenous youth take to the skies – Skies Mag

July 31, 2020 Indigenous students from First Nations across Southern Manitoba have completed an intensive three day ground school and are preparing for their very first flights. The young people were selected for Eagle’s Wings Flight School’s (EWFS) first ever summer flying program and have had full days this week spending their mornings taking cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2020150 Views

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Assiniboine College: Supporting the next generation

May 23, 2020 Support from Brandt in Brandon was a key factor in establishing Assiniboine’s Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) program, which saw its first cohort in March 2016. “There was a lot of demand for trained operators,” said Gerald Cathcart, Business Development Coordinator at Assiniboine. “Assiniboine had received funding from Western Economic Diversification [Canada] to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2020154 Views

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MMF Celebrates Urban Beautification Program Launch with City of Selkirk & RM of West St. Paul

July 9, 2020 Winnipeg, MB – Today, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) flew its flag in West St. Paul and Selkirk, MB to celebrate the launch of this year’s “It’s My Community Too” (IMCT) project, an urban beautification and work experience program for Metis workers. MMF President David Chartrand, West St. Paul Mayor Cheryl Christian, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2020105 Views

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MMF Partners with the City of Selkirk and RM of West St. Paul for Urban Beautification Program

June 26, 2020 Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is partnering with the City of Selkirk and the Rural Municipality (RM) of West St. Paul for It’s My Community Too (IMCT), an urban beautification program designed to provide training and work experience for Metis, Non-Status and Inuit workers experiencing barriers to employment. “Creating […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2020125 Views

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University College of the North Awarded $970K to Train Front Line IT Technicians

(The Pas, MB) – University College of the North (UCN) is one of 30 Future Skills Centre (FSC) funded projects to provide essential solutions to support Canadians transitioning to new jobs or industries. FSC recently announced its $37 million investment for innovative and responsive solutions to Canada’s evolving labour market needs. The University College of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2020141 Views

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Parkland plumbing graduates receive certificates, celebrate a year of hard work

March 4, 2020 Eight graduates received Applied Plumbing Installation certificates on February 21 after successfully completing the year-long program at Assiniboine Community College’s Parkland Campus. Friends and family filled the Dauphin Friendship Centre to cheer the graduates’ success in the program. The Applied Plumbing Installation program began in January 2019 and was open to First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2020182 Views

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