On Friday, the Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick issued a call for an independent committee to review systemic bias against Indigenous people in New Brunswick’s policing and criminal justice systems. We are disturbed by the tonedeaf and condescending statement issued in response to our call by the government of the province of
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.