Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:30:00 -0800Ensuring more Aboriginal people have access to skills training opportunities and jobs related to the liquefied natural gas sector is a key goal of new skills training projects developed with the Doig River First Nation.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:30:00 -0800A new, community-based skills training and adult education project for the Prophet River First Nation will help Indigenous participants overcome job barriers, such as low literacy and limited workplace skills to attain secure and meaningful employment.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 09:30:00 -0800Community-driven skills training programs supported by the British Columbia government are making a real difference in the lives of a growing number of First Nations members.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0800Holiday lights are shining a little greener this winter in several remote First Nations communities that are making big strides to reduce their reliance on diesel fuel.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:30:00 -0800The Great Bear Rainforest (Forest Management) Act is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2017, following the enactment of regulations that bring the act into force and fulfill government’s commitment to ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:30:00 -0800A new skills training project will ensure more First Nations members can successfully pursue occupations as career-development practitioners and training-program co-ordinators.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:30:00 -0800Reducing barriers to job success and ensuring more First Nations members can access the skills training they need to acquire sustainable employment are the goals of a training project underway with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and McLeod Lake Indian Band.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:30:00 -0800Two First Nations communities on Vancouver Island and one on the Central Coast stand to benefit from support from B.C.’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund, a program launched by the provincial government in 2010.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0800Six months after ratifying its treaty, the Tla’amin Nation is moving to the next stage in developing a hydroelectric plan that could provide sustainable energy for the community in addition to jobs and training opportunities for its members.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:30:00 -0800An investment of $128,120 from British Columbia’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund will help members of the Dease River First Nation save energy, reduce greenhouse-gas emmissions and keep money in their community by saving on utility costs.