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Canada Summer Jobs 2021 – Call for Applications

Canada Summer Jobs program objectives

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.

Click on provided website Canada Summer Jobs 2021 - Call for Applications https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html

Free course from VIU: Essentials of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Free course from VIU: Essentials of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Dear valued partner,

We are excited to let you know about a new educational opportunity that Vancouver Island University (VIU) faculty have developed in partnership with faculty from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). We are piloting a new microcredential in Essentials of Natural Resource and Environmental Protection, delivered through BCIT, which will be offered for FREE to applicants who are committed to completing the full program and providing feedback afterwards.

Who should consider signing up?
Anyone with an interest in exploring career pathways in natural resource management or environmental protection is invited to apply. For example, those interested in working in parks, eco-tourism operations, conservation, green energy, mining, forestry, agriculture, fisheries and wildlife. This includes high school students who meet the requirements.

Students will be introduced to the basic terminology used in the natural resources sector, as well as the different types of natural resources in Canada and who manages and protects them. See this flyer for more details.

Timeline
The program runs February 1 to March 18, 2021. Classes will be live streamed on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm, with additional asynchronous content. To fully benefit from this program, participants are encouraged to attend as many of the lectures as they can.

Additional perks
Upon successful completion of this program, participants receive four unassigned credits at VIU. The microcredential provides an introduction to natural resource protection that could lead to additional training at VIU such as:

  • Resource Management Technology Officer,
  • courses offered through our Natural Resource Extension Program,
  • and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology diploma program.

Please share with your colleagues and anyone you think might be interested. If you are interested in applying, please fill out this application form. Applications are due by January 22, 2021.

Apply today

Please connect with me via email should you have any questions,

Chris Godfreyson
Program Coordinator, Natural Resources Extension Program
Vancouver Island University
E: Chris.Godfreyson@viu.ca

Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5

CRA/ARC: Free webinar for Indigenous Peoples: Register to learn about benefits and credits

English version *** La version française suit ***

Free webinar for Indigenous Peoples: Register to learn about benefits and credits

The Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to host a live and interactive webinar for Indigenous Peoples in Canada on benefits and credits available to them. An audio-only option will also be available. Some of the topics that will be covered include:
 Canada child benefit
 GST/HST credit
 Disability tax credit
 Emergency response benefits
 Northern residents deductions
 Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
 Helpful tools and tips

Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and get answers throughout the webinar.
If you are an organization that offers services to Indigenous Peoples, you can register for the webinar and are encouraged to share the registration information with your clients.

English session: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 2 pm, Eastern time
French session: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 11 am, Eastern time

Duration: About 45 minutes
Register now!

Stay connected

To receive updates on what is new at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), you can:

•    Like the CRA on Facebook
•    Follow the CRA on Twitter - @CanRevAgency.
•    Follow the CRA on LinkedIn.
•    Subscribe to a CRA electronic mailing list.
•    Add our RSS feeds to your feed reader.
•    Watch our tax-related videos on YouTube.

If you do not want to receive emails from “CRA/ARC Stakeholders – Intervenants”, please reply to this email and type "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.
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Version française ***The English version precedes***
Inscrivez-vous à notre webinaire gratuit sur les prestations et les crédits offerts aux personnes autochtones

L’Agence du revenu du Canada organisera un webinaire interactif en direct pour fournir aux personnes autochtones du Canada des renseignements sur les prestations et les crédits auxquels elles pourraient avoir droit. Les sujets suivants seront notamment abordés :
 Allocation canadienne pour enfants
 Crédit pour la TPS/TVH
 Crédit d’impôt pour personnes handicapées
 Prestations canadiennes d'urgence
 Déductions pour les habitants de régions éloignées
 Programme communautaire des bénévoles en matière d’impôt
 Outils utiles et astuces

Les participants pourront poser des questions et obtenir des réponses tout au long du webinaire.
Si votre organisme offre des services aux personnes autochtones, vous pouvez vous inscrire et présenter le webinaire à un groupe de personnes.

Séance en français : le mercredi 20 janvier 2021 à 11 h, heure de l’Est
Séance en anglais : le mercredi 20 janvier 2021 à 14 h, heure de l’Est

Durée : Environ 45 minutes
Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant!

Restez branché
Pour recevoir des mises à jour sur ce qu’il y a de nouveau à l’Agence du revenu du Canada (ARC), vous pouvez :

•    Aimez l’ARC sur Facebook
•    Suivre l'ARC sur Twitter - @AgenceRevCan.
•    Suivre l'ARC sur LinkedIn.
•    Vous abonner à une liste d’envoi électronique de l'ARC.
•    Ajouter nos fils RSS à votre lecteur de nouvelles.
•    Regarder nos vidéos sur l'impôt sur YouTube.

Si vous ne souhaitez pas recevoir de courriels de « CRA/ARC Stakeholders – Intervenants », veuillez répondre à ce courriel et inscrire « Me désabonner » sur la ligne de l'objet.
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Snow Removal Training Jan 25-29, 2021

Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training is pleased to offer:

Snow Removal Training starting January 25 - 29, 2021

To apply please contact 604-858-3691, Toll Free 1-888-845-4455 or by email at info@saset.ca

Click on link for the poster: Snow Removal poster

Construction Training Feb 1, 2021

Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training is pleased to offer:

Construction Training starting February 1st, 2021

To apply please contact 604-858-3691, Toll Free 1-888-845-4455 or by email at info@saset.ca

Click on link for the poster: Construction Training poster

New Partnership Announcement with BC Wildfire Service

BC First Nations Forestry Council's

Indigenous Forestry  Scholarship Program 

Study + Work

About the Scholarship Program

BC First Nations Forestry Council's Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program is designed to provide support for First Nations, Inuit, or Métis Descent students interested in attending full-time studies in a designated post-secondary institution.

The program is delivered in partnership with BC Timber Sales (BCTS), BC Wildfire Service (BCWS), and Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP), and provides:

(A) Tuition and living scholarship

(B) Paid summer work-term experience with BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and one-on-one mentorship

(C) Support from your local Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP) centre

For more information click on the link: forestrycouncil.ca

Bursaries for Fall 2020 Closes December 24, 2020 at 4:00pm

Funding Assistance for the Fall 2020 Semester

Indigenous early childhood education students are encouraged to apply now!

Please see the information below for more about eligibility criteria.

Closing December 24, 2020 at 4:00pm.

Website : Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC)

 

Fall 2020 ECE Student Bursary Application (PDF)

Workforce Development Bursary (Employee) Application (PDF)

Workforce Development Bursary (Owner / Operator) Application (PDF)

SASET Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program 2021 Poster

Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training is pleased to offer the:

Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program

Next classes start: January 11, 2021

Click on the link for the poster: SASET Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program 2021 poster

Piping Foundation - Seabird College

Piping Foundation - Seabird College

Sponsored Seats Available!

January 4th to July 23rd, 2021 (30 weeks)

Click on link for poster: Piping Foundation Poster