Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, July 19, 2012 - Fredericton
Support for adult learning services on First Nations
The provincial government and the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) have partnered to support community adult learning programs for Aboriginals in New Brunswick. The announcement was made today at St. Mary's First Nation. The provincial government is investing $98,950 in JEDI to help develop partnerships and delivery of community adult learning services in the 15 First Nations communities in New Brunswick. From left: Alan Polchies Jr., band council member at St. Mary's First Nation; Lynn Francis, director of Elsipogtog First Nation Economic Development; Post-Secondary Education,Training and Labour Minister Martine Coloumbe; Darrah Beaver, Community Adult Learning Services Aboriginal Provincial co-ordinator; and Alex Dedam, president of Joint Economic Development Initiative.