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Carcross Tagish First Nation unveils new learning centre

Yukon's Carcross Tagish First Nation is celebrating National Aboriginal Day, and also celebrating a brand new addition to the community — a big, state-of-the-art learning centre and cultural building.

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Source: CBC News

New radio stations to serve urban Indigenous communities in 5 cities: CRTC

Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto will get new radio stations, CRTC says

Five Canadian cities will be home to new Indigenous radio stations, the CRTC has announced.

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Source: CBC News

Tuktoyaktuk ready to paint the town after $120K recycled materials donation

As the community of Tuktoyaktuk gears up for the opening of its new highway, it's begun to prepare for visitors — starting with giving the community a facelift.

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Source: CBC News

 

 

 

Dehcho First Nations to decide if GNWT to be part of land claim negotiations

Herb Norwegian, Grand Chief of the Dehcho First Nations, along with negotiators, are travelling to Dehcho communities throughout southwestern N.W.T. this week to determine if community members want the territorial government at the table during further land claim negotiations.

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Source: CBC News

MONTREAL TOGETHER Your guide to Montreal's hidden Indigenous character

Montreal Together is a collaboration between the Department of Journalism at Concordia University and CBC Montreal. This story is the work of a team of student journalists.

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Source: CBC News

 

 

 

 

First Nations fisheries success stories shared at forum

Close to 300 Indigenous people have gathered in Cape Breton's Membertou First Nation to learn about new fishery and aquaculture opportunities at the third annual National Indigenous Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum.

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Source: CBC News

'I want to have a say': Indigenous voters push for bigger presence in B.C. election

Just days away from the B.C. election, in what appears to be a tight race, candidates are clamouring for votes in ridings across the province — including in Indigenous communities.

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Source: CBC News

New police strategy to include prevention, support for Indigenous women

Sudbury Police want to help educate Indigenous women and girls, as well as keep them safe.

The police service will officially launch its strategy called "Looking ahead to build the spirit of our women: Learning to live free from violence", next month.

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Source: CBC News

 

N.B. First Nations set to banish drug dealers after OD death

FREDERICTON - There is a growing movement on New Brunswick's First Nations to banish drug dealers, as mourners said farewell this week to a woman who died of a drug overdose.

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Source: CTV News/Canadian Press

 

 

Plans to bring high-speed internet to remote First Nations with 3,600 km cable

The bizarre sound of one modem connecting to another across repurposed telephone infrastructure is a relic of a bygone age in most of Canada. Those signals, however, are still the soundtrack of the internet in most of Manitoba’s remote First Nations communities -- but perhaps not for long.

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Source: CTV News

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Newsletter Archive

Members Newsletter

05/18/2016 - How ASWA can help you get to work

05/04/2016 - This handy printout gives you important H&S info

04/20/2016 - Remembering those who died on the job

04/06/2016 - The 7 most dangerous tasks at work

03/23/2016 - Safety: Know your rights AND responsibilities

03/09/2016 - Guide helps you find services in B.C.

02/24/2016 - 'Career Compass' can help you find your way

02/24/2016 - 'Career Compass' can help you find your way

02/10/2016 - Building a career in B.C.? Here's some help

01/27/2016 - 'Journeywoman START' ready to roll out

01/13/2016 - Business and Operations in the oil industry – what you need to succeed

12/30/2015 - Geoscience in the oil industry – what you need to succeed

12/02/2015 - Technicians in the oil industry – what you need to succeed

11/18/2015 - Trades in the oil industry – what you need to succeed

11/04/2015 - Oil Industry Operators – what you need to succeed

10/21/2015 - Oil industry jobs – what you need to succeed

10/07/2015 - Create your own path in the construction industry

09/23/2015 - Check out our new website!

09/09/2015 - Three ways to get into construction

26/08/2015 - Personal Stories: Avalon, Journeyperson, Automotive Service Technician

12/08/2015 - Personal Stories: Jimmy, Apprentice Automotive Service Technician

29/07/2015 - Personal stories: Kelsey, Tool and Die

15/07/2015 - Personal stories: Keiran,  refrigeration apprentice

01/07/2015 - Personal stories: Nina; Apprentice Bricklayer

17/06/2015 - All about OYAP ( and apprenticeships in Ontario)

03/06/2015 - Getting to work on essential skills

21/05/2015 - Skilled trade provincial champions heading to Saskatoon!

06/05/2015 - Can you dig it? Fun ways to learn about mining.

22/04/2015 - Mining Careers: Get the right training

08/04/2015 - Mining Jobs...what are they? 

25/03/2015 - A career in mining.Explore the possibilities.

11/03/2015 - New video explains some Apprenticeship Basics

25/02/2015 - Does your Employer say there is no money for training?

28/01/2015 - Civil Construction sector keeps us moving and connected

05/11/2014 - Discovering trades: These videos are fun AND informative

22/10/2014 - Trade school would offer new opportunities to Native youth

Employers Newsletter

06/29/2016 - The business advantage of diversity

06/15/2016 - Webinar looks at LGBT Inclusion in the workplace

06/01/2016 - Resume 'whitening'. Yes, it's a thing.

05/18/2016 - Shocking incident leads to impetus

05/04/2016 - Gala celebrates First Nations business

04/20/2016 - Remembering those who died on the job

04/06/2016 - Keeping young people safe on the job

03/23/2016 - Understanding risks is key to safety

03/09/2016 - Do you make safety your mission?

02/24/2016 - Helping women build futures

02/24/2016 - Helping women build futures

02/10/2016 - The AHRC is looking for partners in inclusion

01/27/2016 - Celebrating Aboriginal business accomplishment

01/13/2016 - Getting it done safely and on time

12/30/2015 - Extracting oil... from coveralls!

12/16/2015 - Creating their own work environment

12/02/2015 - Helping companies run more efficiently

11/18/2015 - From iron worker to Aqua CEO

11/04/2015 - Forum to focus on challenges and opportunities of cheaper oil

10/21/2015 - First Nation, Enbridge join to bring training and jobs to youth

10/07/2015 - Education network offers resources, best practices info

09/23/2015 - Check out our new website!

09/09/2015 - Mohawk "skywalkers" continue to help shape N.Y.C. skyline