Federal Indigenous employability investment unveiled in Kahnawake

By Marc Lalonde  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A $25 million federal investment into Indigenous employability in Quebec will go a long way toward getting Indigenous people to become full players in the national economy, Employment Minister Randy Boissoneault said at the unveiling last Thursday in Kahnawake. “Everyone benefits when Indigenous people are provided with the opportunities they need to fully participate in the workforce,” Boissoneault said at the announcement, which was held at the First Nations Human Resources Development Commission of Quebec offices in the Kahnawake Business Complex. “The Skills and Partnership Fund empowers more Indigenous people with the training and resources they need to shape their own career path. We need to be able to have Indigenous people and communities become full players in the federal economy, and this investment…

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