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COVID-19 UPDATE – Women Building Futures

Women Building Futures
To Our Valued Community,
Women Building Futures is committed to monitor the recommendations provided by the government to ensure we do what is best for the health of Albertans broadly with regards to the “unprecedented” threat of COVID-19. We are also following similar requirements of post-secondary as well as those of our stakeholder employers as we not only educate but change lives through solid employment.
Our current programs are being adjusted, where possible, to online delivery and we have postponed many of our upcoming classes until further notice.
PLEASE NOTE: The following classes are postponed until further notice:

  • Journeywoman Start (Edmonton) Class 89 – Original Class Start: March 23, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Grande Prairie) – Original Class Start: April 6, 2020
  • Driver & Operator Training – Original Class Start: April 27, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Grande Prairie) – Original Class Start: May 19, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Edmonton) Class 90 – Original Class Start: May 25, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Cold Lake) – Original Class Start: June 29, 2020

All pre-readiness workshops in community (Tools for Success) postponed until online delivery mobilized.
In the coming days and weeks, we will post updates on our website and via our social media channels as more information is available.
For more information, please visit www.gotoinfo.ca/womenbuildingfutures
Phone: 1-866-979-4434
Fax: 1-866-979-3514
Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca
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Postponed -New programs at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Banff Centre

  • Indigenous Strategic Planning – May 10 – 15
  • Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards – June 7-12 and September 20-25
  • Project Management for Indigenous Organizations – June 14-June 19
  • Negotiation Skills Training – October 4-9
  • Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership – November 15-20

Receive our monthly Indigenous Leadership Programs Newsletter! 
Sign up today by visiting www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentreEmails
For details or to register: www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentre
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904
Fax: 1-866-402-9692
Email: BanffCentre@GoToInfo.ca
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Register Now! 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit – Over 80% Sold!

NATOA
2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit ‘Inspiration through Empowerment’
March 10 & 11, 2020
Delta Hotels Montreal | Montreal, QC
The 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit is a 2-day event designed as a platform for discussion, storytelling and advice from top Indigenous female leaders from across the nation.
Indigenous female leaders from across the nation with a focus on Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Building on the success of our inaugural event in 2019, expect to connect and network with over 230 delegates.
Topics that will be discussed:
• Lateral Violence
• Developing a Business Plan
• Developing a Great Resume, Cover Letter & Biography
• Opening a Business
• The Importance of a Strong Pitch Deck
• Finance Tips for Women
• Accessing your Creative Talents to Generate Revenue
NATOA is proud to announce Jamie Lickers, Partner & Lead of Indigenous Law Group for  Gowling WLG, as the recipient of this year’s NATOA National Award of  Distinction.
Join us in the celebration!
For details and to register, visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
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Edu-Therapy Spring & Summer Workshop Dates – Register Now!

Edu-Therapy
Help yourself. Help Others. Help your community. 
Learn the specific skills necessary to deal with relationship conflicts at home and in the workplace. Help your Community deal with the losses that negatively affect us all.

  • Toronto, ON: March 27-30, 2020 – POSTPONED
  • Moncton, NB: April 24-27, 2020
  • Winnipeg, MB: April 24-27, 2020
  • Sudbury, ON: May 1-4, 2020
  • Edmonton, AB: May 29-June 1, 2020
  • Vancouver, BC: June 12-15, 2020
  • Saskatoon, SK: August 18-21, 2020

Book Early and Save! Call for details about discounts
Edu-Therapy is a Cognitive Behavioral Process for Healing Grieving Hearts due to:

  • Colonization
  • Residential Schools
  • Intergenerational Loss & Trauma
  • Loss of Family, Parents, Siblings, Children & Friends

Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year. Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community.
 
Group discounts and private inhouse training available. Call for details.
 
For more information or to register, please contact Eric or Kelly:
GoToRegister.ca/Grief
Toll Free: 1-866-476-0209
Fax: 1-866-430-8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca
 
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Mark Your Calendars! Lighting the Pathway to Connectivity – Our Gateway to Economic Opportunities

Clear Sky Connections
Our Gateway to Economic Opportunities
June 2 & 3, 2020
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre | Winnipeg, MB
The 2020 CSC Conference ‘Lighting the Pathway to Connectivity – Our Gateway to Economic opportunities’ will provide networking and business partnership opportunities to First Nation Communities, businesses, service providers, and government representatives at all levels who are involved in the expansion of Indigenous Communication Pathways through high speed internet access.
Clear Sky Connections is an emerging major First Nation Entity to provide broadband connectivity via a high-speed fibre optic network to its membership and beyond. An ICT Centre of Excellence is the training vector that will sustain the smoke signals of the future.
Who should attend?

  • People in technology, education, health, administration, social development, economic development, who are committed to the growth and prosperity of Indigenous Culture, knowledge, communities and communications.
  • Information Communication Technology affects everyone and everything as we move towards an interconnection on an electronic scale. It is the underlying tool to Worldwide Indigenous Associations and Services.

The 2-day event will include:

  • Trade show
  • Youth participation
  • Training opportunities
  • International presenters
  • Networking with decision makers and front line community champions!

Topics:

  • Creating a Path to Self-Sufficiency: Investing in Our Capacity – Chief Clarence Louie
  • Know Your ‘Why’ and Change Your Life, Business and Community – Jenn Harper
  • Asserting Our Sovereignty – Chief Marcel Moody
  • The Art of Negotiating: Moving Beyond Symbolism – Dr. Ted Moses
  • Connectivity and Colonization: Settler Strategies and the Paradox of Being Indian on Our Land

– Dr. Barry Lavallee
Speakers will include:
Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band
Jenn Harper, Founder/CEO, Cheekbone Beauty
Chief Marcel Moody, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Dr. Ted Moses, Eastmain, QC
Dr Barry Lavalee, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MCISc Medical Advisor, MKO Clinical Care Transformation
www.GoToregister.ca/ClearSky
Toll Free: 1-866-295-7115
Fax: 1-866-295-3580
Email: ClearSky@GoToRegister.ca 
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Women Building Futures
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in construction but you’re not too sure which trade or where to start, this is the program for you.
Class Dates – June 29-Sept 18, 2020 
Deadline to Apply – April 20, 2020
Apply at  GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures 
Live and train in your community!
Journeywoman Start (JWS) Cold Lake is a 12-week pre-apprenticeship program featuring classroom and hands-on skills development training that introduces learners to five skilled trades that are recognized as apprenticeships in Alberta.
The hands-on experience provides introductory skills training in drawing and blueprint reading, carpentry, welding, pipe fitting, electrical, and plumbing.
Free tuition for qualified applicants.
You will receive industry exposure, job search support and earned employment referrals. Plus, essential safety awareness and certification, Academics, Best Practices for working in construction, exposure to technical skills and hands-on training. Students will write the AIT exam while in the program.
Certificates include:

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Confined Space/Entry Monitor
  • OSSA Elevated Work Platform
  • OSSA Fall Protection
  • Scaffolding Awareness
  • Standard First Aid CPR A & AED

 
Training will take place at Portage College, Cold Lake; hands on skills training at various locations (TBD).  
www.GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures
Phone: 1-866-979-4434
Fax: 1-866-979-3514
Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca
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Round Dance – Saturday February 29th, 2020

Women Building Futures
Round Dance – Saturday February 29th, 2020
Pipe Ceremony 4 p.m
Enoch Recreation Centre
Whitemud Dr. NW, Hwy 60
Enoch Cree Nation
Alberta T7X 3Y3
Feast & Round Dance to Follow
MC: Stan Isadore – Stickman: Laurent Isadore
Please join us for a night of
good food, dancing, door prizes, giveaways,
raffles, 50/50s, and beautiful music.
Singers receive an honorarium
www.GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures
Phone: 1-866-979-4434
Fax: 1-866-979-3514
Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca
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Register Today! Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth Summit

NATOA
Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth summit “Managing Your Financial future”
May 6 & 7, 2020 Banff Centre for  Arts & Creativity Banff, AB
The Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth Summit is a two-day event that will feature a carefully selected collection of speakers, case studies and best practices to empower our youth. The mission of this event is to give youth the confidence to make decisions in finance, mental health, career paths and education. *Must be +16 years of age. A Counsellor will be on site to book confidential sessions.
Financial Literacy

  • Starting a Business
  • Taxes on and off Reserve
  • Promotion of Life / Suicide Prevention
  • Goal Setting
  • Social Media Literacy
  • Leadership

The Summit will include a trade show filled with corporations which will allow youth participants to discuss:

  • What careers they offer?
  • What education is needed?
  • Do they have an Indigenous mandate or focus?
  • Do they offer scholarships?
  • Do they offer apprenticeships?

For details including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship opportunities and more: GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Fax: 1-866-462-7648 
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
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Register Now! 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit – Over 50% Sold!

NATOA
2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit ‘Inspiration through Empowerment’
March 10 & 11, 2020
Delta Hotels Montreal | Montreal, QC
The 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit is a 2-day event designed as a platform for discussion, storytelling and advice from top Indigenous female leaders from across the nation.
Indigenous female leaders from across the nation with a focus on Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Building on the success of our inaugural event in 2019, expect to connect and network with over 230 delegates.
Topics that will be discussed:
• Lateral Violence
• Developing a Business Plan
• Developing a Great Resume, Cover Letter & Biography
• Opening a Business
• The Importance of a Strong Pitch Deck
• Finance Tips for Women
• Accessing your Creative Talents to Generate Revenue
For details and to register, visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
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Hurry and Apply for the 2020 RBC Indigenous Student Award – Time is Running Out!

RBC
The RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post-secondary education and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous Community.
This scholarship is intended to support those Indigenous students who have at least 2 years remaining in their post-secondary studies. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on the basis of personal and academic achievements, and individual financial need. Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Métis are welcome to apply. Selected students will receive up to $4,000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years.
RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories for students:

  • Majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • Majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry

For more information or to apply: www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020
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Lighting the Pathway to Connectivity

Clear Sky Connections
Our Gateway to Economic Opportunities
June 2 & 3, 2020
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre | Winnipeg, MB
The 2020 CSC Conference ‘Lighting the Pathway to Connectivity – Our Gateway to Economic opportunities’ will provide networking and business partnership opportunities to First Nation Communities, businesses, service providers, and government representatives at all levels who are involved in the expansion of Indigenous Communication Pathways through high speed internet access.
Clear Sky Connections is an emerging major First Nation Entity to provide broadband connectivity via a high-speed fibre optic network to its membership and beyond. An ICT Centre of Excellence is the training vector that will sustain the smoke signals of the future.
Who should attend?

  • People in technology, education, health, administration, social development, economic development, who are committed to the growth and prosperity of Indigenous Culture, knowledge, communities and communications.
  • Information Communication Technology affects everyone and everything as we move towards an interconnection on an electronic scale. It is the underlying tool to Worldwide Indigenous Associations and Services.

The 2-day event will include:

  • Trade show
  • Youth participation
  • Training opportunities
  • International presenters
  • Networking with decision makers and front line community champions!

Speakers will include:
Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band
Jenn Harper, Founder/CEO, Cheekbone Beauty
Chief Marcel Moody, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
www.GoToregister.ca/ClearSky
Toll Free: 1-866-295-7115
Fax: 1-866-295-3580
Email: ClearSky@GoToRegister.ca 
Click for more details

7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference

NATOA
Moving Forward with a Community Focus
May 4 & 5, 2020 – Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB
The 7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference is 2-day event designed to provide an informative and interactive venue for all those involved with Indigenous Trusts. This year’s theme is ‘Moving Forward with a Community Focus’. Speakers will represent both the Indigenous Communities who have established, or in the process of establishing, and maintained successful Trust operations, and members of the Corporate Industry that effectively service these Communities.
For more information including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship
opportunities and more, please visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Toll Free: 1-866-409-1315
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
Web: www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
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New Programs added for Leadership Programs at the Banff Centre

Banff Centre

  • Negotiation Skills Training – February 2-7
  • Indigenous Business and Economic Development – February 9-14
  • Establishing Indigenous Institutions of Governance – March 1-6
  • Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership – March 15-20
  • Indigenous Evaluation Frameworks – March 22 -27

Receive our monthly Indigenous Leadership Programs Newsletter! 
Sign up today by visiting www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentreEmails
For details or to register: www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentre
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904
Fax: 1-866-402-9692
Email: BanffCentre@GoToInfo.ca
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2020 Edu-Therapy Workshops – Register Today! Spots Fill Up Quickly

Edu-Therapy
Help yourself. Help Others. Help your community. 
Learn the specific skills necessary to deal with relationship conflicts at home and in the workplace. Help your Community deal with the losses that negatively affect us all.
Vancouver, BC: February 7-10, 2020
Saskatoon, SK: Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2020
Calgary, AB: Mar 13 – 16, 2020
Toronto, ON: Mar 27-30, 2020
Moncton, NB: Apr 24-27, 2020
Winnipeg, MB: April 24-27
Sudbury, ON: May 1-4
Edmonton, AB: May 29-June 1
Book Early and Save! Call for details about discounts
Edu-Therapy is a Cognitive Behavioral Process for Healing Grieving Hearts due to:

  • Colonization
  • Residential Schools
  • Intergenerational Loss & Trauma
  • Loss of Family, Parents, Siblings, Children & Friends

Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year. Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community.
Group discounts and private inhouse training available. Call for details.
For more information or to register, please contact Eric or Kelly:
GoToRegister.ca/Grief
Toll Free: 1-866-476-0209
Fax: 1-866-430-8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca
click for more details

2020 Indigenous Student Awards – closing date Feb 28th – apply today!

RBC
The RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post-secondary education and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous Community.
This scholarship is intended to support those Indigenous students who have at least 2 years remaining in their post-secondary studies. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on the basis of personal and academic achievements, and individual financial need. Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Métis are welcome to apply. Selected students will receive up to $4,000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years.
RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories for students:

  • Majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • Majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry

For more information or to apply: www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020
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Register Now! 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women's Summit

NATOA
2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit ‘Inspiration through Empowerment’
March 10 & 11, 2020
Delta Hotels Montreal | Montreal, QC
Participate in workshops to develop and master your strengths and skills
The 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit is a 2-day event designed as a platform for discussion, storytelling and advice from top Indigenous female leaders from across the nation.
Enjoy two days of storytelling, informative panel discussions, mini career building workshops and valuable networking opportunities at our second year of the NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit. Building on the success of our inaugural event in 2019, you can expect to connect with
over 230 individuals from various sectors across the nation!
For details including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship opportunities and more, visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! 2020 NATOA National Award of Distinction
Nominations are now open for the 2nd Annual NATOA National Award of Distinction, presented at the Indigenous Women’s Summit.
Do you know an Indigenous woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Indigenous Women within the Trust and Investment / Financial sector? Someone who has been noted as an advocate for Indigenous organizations and Peoples across the Nation?
To nominate, visit GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Toll Free: 1-866-409-1315
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
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2020 RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program – Apply Today

RBC
The RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post-secondary education and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous Community.
This scholarship is intended to support those Indigenous students who have at least 2 years remaining in their post-secondary studies. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on the basis of personal and academic achievements, and individual financial need. Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Métis are welcome to apply. Selected students will receive up to $4,000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years.
RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories for students:

  • Majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • Majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry

For more information or to apply: www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020
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Edu-Therapy 2020 Workshop Dates

Edu-Therapy
Help yourself. Help Others. Help your community. 
Learn the specific skills necessary to deal with relationship conflicts at home and in the workplace. Help your Community deal with the losses that negatively affect us all.
Winnipeg, MB: 24-27, 2020
Vancouver, BC: February 7-10, 2020
Saskatoon, SK: Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2020
Calgary, AB: Mar 13 – 16, 2020
Toronto, ON: Mar 27-30, 2020
Moncton, NB: Apr 24-27, 2020
Book Early and Save! Call for details about discounts
Edu-Therapy is a Cognitive Behavioral Process for Healing Grieving Hearts due to:

  • Colonization
  • Residential Schools
  • Intergenerational Loss & Trauma
  • Loss of Family, Parents, Siblings, Children & Friends

Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year. Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community.
Group discounts and private inhouse training available. Call for details.
For more information or to register, please contact Eric or Kelly:
GoToRegister.ca/Grief
Toll Free: 1-866-476-0209
Fax: 1-866-430-8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca
click for more details

2020 Indigenous Leadership Programs

Banff Centre

  • Truth and Reconciliation Through Right Relations – February 2 – 6
  • Negotiation Skills Training – February 2-7
  • Indigenous business and Economic Development – February 9-14
  • Establishing Indigenous Institutions of Governance – March 1-6

Receive our monthly Indigenous Leadership Programs Newsletter! 
Sign up today by visiting www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentreEmails
For details or to register: www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentre
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904
Fax: 1-866-402-9692
Email: BanffCentre@GoToInfo.ca
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Tools for Success: Five Day Math Refresher

Women Building Futures
In this workshop you’ll learn more about math as a foundation to prepare for a successful career in the construction trades.
These workshops will also provide more information about our introductory trades training program, Journeywoman Start, now offered in the Grande Prairie region.
Workshops will include:

  • 5 days of basic math review to assess and refresh your skills
  • Overview of introductory construction trades program available in Grande Prairie
  • Assess your interests in building a career in the construction trades

Register today for one of the workshops listed below:
Date: January 6-10, 2020
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: 214 Place, #325 9909-102 Street Grande Prairie, AB
OR
Date: January 13-17, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: 214 Place, #325 9909-102 Street Grande Prairie, AB
www.GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures
Phone: 1-866-979-4434
Fax: 1-866-979-3514
Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca
Click for more details

Edu-Therapy 2020 Workshop Dates!

Edu-Therapy
Help yourself. Help Others. Help your community. 
Learn the specific skills necessary to deal with relationship conflicts at home and in the workplace. Help your Community deal with the losses that negatively affect us all.
Winnipeg, MB: 24-27, 2020
Vancouver, BC: February 7-10, 2020
Saskatoon, SK: Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2020
Calgary, AB: Mar 13 – 16, 2020
Toronto, ON: Mar 27-30, 2020
Moncton, NB: Apr 24-27, 2020
Book Early and Save! Call for details about discounts
Edu-Therapy is a Cognitive Behavioral Process for Healing Grieving Hearts due to:

  • Colonization
  • Residential Schools
  • Intergenerational Loss & Trauma
  • Loss of Family, Parents, Siblings, Children & Friends

Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year. Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community.
Group discounts and private inhouse training available. Call for details.
For more information or to register, please contact Eric or Kelly:
GoToRegister.ca/Grief
Toll Free: 1-866-476-0209
Fax: 1-866-430-8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca
click for more details

JOURNEYWOMAN START GRANDE PRAIRIE

Women Building Futures
Free tuition for qualified applicants
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in construction but you’re not too sure which trade or where to start, this is the program for you. Journeywoman Start (JWS) Grande Prairie is a 12-week pre-apprenticeship program featuring classroom and hands-on skills development training that introduces learners to five skilled trades that are recognized as apprenticeships in Alberta.
The hands-on experience provides introductory skills training in drawing and blueprint reading, carpentry, welding, pipefitting, electrical, and plumbing.
You will receive industry exposure, job search support and earned employment referrals. Plus, essential safety awareness and certification. Academics, Best Practices for working in construction, exposure to technical skills and hands-on training. Students will write the AIT exam while in the program.
Certificates Include:

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Confined Space/ Entry Monitor
  • OSSA Elevated Work Platform
  • OSSA Fall Protection
  • Scaffolding Awareness
  • Standard First Aid CPR A & AED

Class Dates:
April 6-June 26, 2020 –  Application Deadline January 24, 2020
May 19- August 7, 2020 –  Application Deadline February 21, 2020
Live, train and work in your community!
www.GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures
Phone: 1-866-979-4434
Fax: 1-866-979-3514
Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca
click for more details

7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference

NATOA
Moving Forward with a Community Focus
May 4 & 5, 2020 – Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB
The 7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference is 2-day event designed to provide an informative and interactive venue for all those involved with Indigenous Trusts. This year’s theme is ‘Moving Forward with a Community Focus’. Speakers will represent both the Indigenous Communities who have established, or in the process of establishing, and maintained successful Trust operations, and members of the Corporate Industry that effectively service these Communities.
For more information including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship
opportunities and more, please visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Toll Free: 1-866-409-1315
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca
Web: www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA
Click for more details

Reserve your spot for the 2020 Indigenous Leadership Programs

Banff Centre

  • Project Management for Indigenous Organizations – January 19 – 24
  • Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance – January 26-31
  • Truth and Reconciliation Through Right Relations – February 2 – 6
  • Negotiation Skills Training – February 2-7

Receive our monthly Indigenous Leadership Programs Newsletter! 
Sign up today by visiting www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentreEmails
For details or to register: www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentre
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904
Fax: 1-866-402-9692
Email: BanffCentre@GoToInfo.ca
click for more details

2020 Indigenous Student Awards and 2019 Winners List

RBC
The RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post-secondary education and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous Community.
This scholarship is intended to support those Indigenous students who have at least 2 years remaining in their post-secondary studies. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on the basis of personal and academic achievements, and individual financial need. Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Métis are welcome to apply. Selected students will receive up to $4,000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years.
RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories for students:

  • Majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • Majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry

For more information or to apply: www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020
Click for more details

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