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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.

Opportunities and Postings

Portage College
Portage College offers you choices to put you on the path to a valuable and rewarding career in the forestry industry! Get the training you need to get the job you want! We offer a variety of on-campus and on-line courses tailored to your specific needs.
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Manitoba Hydro
During the 2011/2012 school year, Manitoba Hydro will be offering 46 awards, bursaries and scholarships to Aboriginal students in Manitoba. This funding is valued at over $130,000. Eight $10,000 Genera??ng Futures Scholarships will be awarded this year.

For an application form or for more information on all of the awards, bursaries and scholarships offered at Manitoba Hydro:

Visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers
Email employment@hydro.mb.ca
Call 1-204-360-3057 or toll free 1-800-565-5200
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Many communities throughout the country are undertaking Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) in an effort to improve their economic base while asserting their independence and ownership of community resources. Comprehensive Community Planning is a holistic process that enables a
community to build a roadmap to sustainability, self-sufficiency and improved governance capacity. It is a new approach to planning, where the process is steered by the community rather than a small group or committee. Planning is an important tool on the road to self-governance and building capacity in First Nations communities. Each community requires a unique approach to planning that can be adapted to their culture and traditions – it can help individual First Nations make a positive difference in addressing specific issues in their community.
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Learning to manage and report on performance is a big step on the path to selfgovernance. Financial information is one aspect of performance, however financial statements only give part of the performance picture. There are many other equally if not more important aspects of performance like:
Have our goals been met compared to what was planned? Do community members judge our performance to be satisfactory? Are our values and culture reflected and supported by our programs and activities?
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College of the Rockies
You can take many of these courses in a classroom setting at our Cranbrook Campus; all courses are available on-line from your own computer!

College of the Rockies (COTR), in partnership with Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA) of Canada, offers the courses that lead to a Certificate in Aboriginal Financial Management. You can then go on to earn a Diploma in Aboriginal Financial Management, which satisfies the academic requirement for the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager designation.
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Increasingly, economic development is being recognized as a way for Aboriginal governments and communities to increase their wealth, citizen employment, and community pride, and to build the influence and financial resources needed for other important goals. Economic development can be approached in many different ways and it can all seem overwhelming. This workshop provides you with an understanding of what economic development is and encourages discussion about best practices and lessons learned, and provides the basic tools needed to begin your own successful strategic economic development planning process.
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The Banff Centre
Inspiring Innovative Programs Balanced with Tradition – For more than 38 years, Aboriginal Leadership and Management has been providing relevant, impactful leadership development programs designed for community leaders to lead change and achieve results. Located on the side of Buffalo Mountain, the Centres home has a long history as a sacred gathering place for different Aboriginal people who met here for trade and sharing, visions, ceremony, and celebration. That tradition continues today as Aboriginal, arts, business, and mountain leaders meet here for inspired learning and creativity.
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