Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, Office of the Premier, September 30, 2011 - Fredericton
Multi-million-dollar information technology training-for-employment program to help Aboriginal people
A $4.1-million training-for-employment program was announced today, providing opportunities for Aboriginal people in New Brunswick in information and communications technology. The three-year New Brunswick Aboriginal Information and Communications Technology project is expected to help address the labour shortage in the province’s information and communications sector. From left: Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside; Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield, who is also minister for the Atlantic Gateway; Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas; Premier David Alward; and Alex Dedam, chair of the Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative.