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Powered by Aboriginal Link ®, this highly specialized education portal is fully-dedicated to assisting Aboriginal Students in researching and acquiring educational opportunities. Training resources, skill development, scholarship opportunities, and internships make this site ideal for Aboriginal Students in all stages of their education. AboriginalStudents.ca provides some of the best Aboriginal Student opportunities in Canada.



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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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

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NATOA

Save the Date! 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 focuses on empowering our youth with skills and advice to jumpstart their careers. NATOA is pleased to provide an inclusive space for participants to connect and learn across various areas. This summit also aims to provide youth attendees with a platform to make new friends, share experiences and build resiliency to inspire their future success. *Must be +18 years of age

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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Women Building Futures

Now is the time to put yourself first.

Kick start your career in the driving industry with hands-on training. Graduates of our driving programs are working as professional truck drivers, snow plow drivers, wireline and hydrovac truck drivers and more.

Your future starts here. Apply today. YOU GOT THIS!

PROFESSIONAL CLASS 1 DRIVER

Application Deadline: December 13, 2019

Program Starts: March 9, 2020

This program supports students through the Alberta mandatory entry-level training for class 1 drivers. Students also receive essential safety awareness and certification, Best Practices for Working in Transportation, ride-alongs with program partners, visit to a commercial vehicle scale, introduction to tools and engine, and written & road testing for the Professional Class 1 licence.

This is a competitive program with a maximum of 12 spaces available.

Application Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (no GDL) and a 5-year drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of drug & alcohol and fitness testing

Program Length: 8 weeks

Location: Edmonton, AB

DRIVER AND OPERATOR TRAINING

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Program Starts: April 27, 2020

This program provides students with the essential safety awareness and certification, workplace culture preparation, theory and hands-on training needed to operate equipment such as snow plows, wireline trucks and hydrovacs. Students will be prepared to successfully obtain their Class 3 Driver’s Licence.

This is a competitive program with a maximum of 12 spaces available.

Application Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (no GDL) and a 5-year driver’s abstract
  • Successful completion of drug & alcohol and fitness testing

Program Length: 6 weeks

Location: Edmonton, AB

www.GoToInfo.ca/WomenBuildingFutures

Phone: 1-866-979-4434

Fax: 1-866-979-3514

Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca

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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.

Edmonton, AB: December 3-6

Winnipeg, MB: 24-27, 2020

Vancouver, BC: February 7-10, 2020

Saskatoon, SK: Feb 28 – Mar2, 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

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