NorQuest program partners Aboriginal workers with construction industry

August 12, 2016

NorQuest College’s Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre aims to pair Aboriginal workers with employers in the construction business. The centre has reportedly received significant support from industry, the Alberta government, and educational institutions, including a recent $100K investment from oil giant Syncrude. The Syncrude funding is reportedly intended to help “Aboriginal people share in the benefits of developing oilsands.” The centre will also offer Indigenous awareness training to any company that requests it. Edmonton Journal