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ISET

ISET

The Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program is designed to help Indigenous people improve their skills and find employment. ISET was launched in 2019, formally replacing the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (1989-2019). The new ISET Program builds on what was successful about Aboriginal Skills Employment Training Strategy and reflects what was heard from Indigenous partners.

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Capacity Building

Capacity Building

WTCI provides capacity building training and workshops to our member communities.

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Non-Insured Health Benefits

Our Non-Insured Health Benefits Navigator helps First Nation communities in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island better understand and access the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program which provides a range of medically necessary health-related goods and services not otherwise covered through private insurance plans or provincial/territorial health and social programs.

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Statement: Election results

FREDERICTON (Sep. 15, 2020) – The following statement was issued by the Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick: We congratulate Premier Blaine Higgs on his re-election. We urge Mr. Higgs to come to the table with us and other representatives of Indigenous peoples for a nation-to-nation dialogue of respect. He can begin to

Wolastoqey Chiefs demand swift action on inquiry

FREDERICTON (Sep. 9, 2020) – The six Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation are placing a 30-day count down on the next provincial government. The Chiefs are calling on the party that forms the next provincial government to strike an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racismwithin 30 days of the swearing-in. The action is being demanded regardless

Employment Opportunity: Forestry Liaison

1 position for each Wolastoqey community (6 positions total)3-month contract position Description The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick (WNNB) provides high-quality scientific analysis and technical support to New Brunswick’s six Wolastoqey communities on matters that impact Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Aboriginal Title. Our organization strives to protect these Rights and the natural resources on

Election Survey

Ending systemic racism and partnering with Indigenous people and businesses are key planks Wolastoqey leaders are seeking in provincial party platforms. The six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation dispatched a survey today to grade the political parties on their willingness to collaborate and partner with First Nations. Twelve questions have been posed to the parties

Statement from the Wolastoqey Chiefs: Cabinet Solidarity

A seismic shake within the senior ranks of the Higgs government has left the premier with little option. Minister Jake Stewart spoke out and disavowed the premier’s stance that a full, public inquiry into systemic racism isn’t necessary. Mr. Stewart said he doesn’t agree and he has never agreed. The call for a public inquiry