BC invests $4 million in skills and training program for Aboriginal people

April 26, 2010

On Friday, the BC government announced it is investing nearly $4 million in a new program to help build skills and training for more than 600 Aboriginal people in communities across the province. The Aboriginal Training for Employment Program will deliver job-related training in essential skills and introductory trades training, along with mentoring, coaching, and other retention tools through public, private, and Aboriginal-controlled training organizations around BC. 17 Aboriginal organizations have partnered with industry education and training providers to deliver services in more than 60 communities. BC News Release