Canada invests in Indigenous youth careers in clean energy

July 29, 2020
As the clean energy sector grows and transforms, the Government of Canada has announced nearly $500K in funding for projects in Ontario First Nations communities that focus on Indigenous youth participation in Canada’s sector. Matawa First Nations Management has received $262K to build energy literacy in five remote Matawa First Nations communities, offer career mentorship, and encourage community members to pursue careers in clean energy. Opiikapawiin Services LP has received $208K for a youth-focused energy engagement initiative that will bolster Indigenous youths’ knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. Newswire (National)