Bog focuses on building respectful and inclusive workplaces in the construction industry for workers with a diversity of backgrounds, including women, Indigenous people, young workers and immigrants.
Consider a non-traditional path to getting a job with a healthy future / Six Nations Polytechnic’s programs “allow a pathway for those who may otherwise be ineligible to further their education in the trades, they help others transition into a college setting and allow them to sample some of the trades while earning a college certificate, and lastly, provide graduates with the skills required to gain steady employment.”
ON: groundbreaking ceremonies for a $2 million Anishinabek Skills, Innovation and Research Centre, Manitoulin Island
College program paving the way for aboriginal women in the trades
Edmonton program to train Indigenous women for work on Trans Mountain pipeline
New federal program will fund approaches to break down barriers that deter women & Indigenous people from starting a career in the skilled trades.
Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Wenjack Education Institute in Thunder Bay took possession of a new mobile trades trailer in January.ON: Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Wenjack Education Institute offers mobile trades training to all 49 communities of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
Indigenous women get behind the wheel of heavy machinery thanks to funding boost | Edmonton Journal
Learning on the job: Kawawachikamach finds a home-grown solution to tackle urgent housing repairs
First Feather program builds job experience and confidence in remote communities
BC: Vancouver Pre-Apprentice Program for Aboriginal youth interested in becoming an electrician gets go-ahead for another round
ON: New program in Thunder Bay trains Indigenous men and women interested in mining and construction careers. “There is a high demand for females in the operation field."
Online database connects Indigenous skilled workers to jobs
Construction union, Assembly of First Nations sign pact to promote Indigenous workforce
Alberta: Local Trade Winds programming gets a boost
Northern B.C. First Nations complete LiUNA level one apprenticeship training in South Surrey