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Canada has 1.2 million construction workers, but women only currently represent approximately four per cent of the construction trades. The post Women gain confidence skills to work in skilled trades ...
2022-07-20
Today’s youth are often told that they just need to work harder or cut back on having brunch every weekend in order to afford a house. And frankly, they’re tired ...
2022-06-28
This past Spring, MusicNL teamed up with ABC Life Literacy Canada to offer a three-part series through the Activate Learning program. They hosted workshops on three different soft skills. The ...
2022-05-30
Inclusion Canada supports adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and is one of many organizations using UP Skills for Work to help clients gain the soft skills needed for employment. ...
2022-04-18
YWCA St. John’s recently worked with ABC Life Literacy Canada on train-the-trainer activities through the Activate Learning program. The post How health literacy training is helping YWCA St. John’s better ...
2021-10-04
The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community-based organization delivering settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees in Newfoundland and Labrador. The post Employer improves teamwork through employability ...
2021-09-09
Despite already having a fantastic close-knit staff, the Hungry Heart Cafe decided to implement workplace training workshops through the UP Skills for Work program, offered through Activate Learning. The post ...
2021-05-06
The Ability Employment Corporation provides career counselling and job placement services to persons with intellectual disabilities as well as those facing barriers to employment. The post Employment agency uses essential ...
2021-03-18
At Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, about 17 per cent of its students are from abroad. For Deneice Falconer, it’s her job to support international students... The ...
2021-01-04
Stella’s Circle in St John’s, NL is used to providing a wide variety of programming for its clients, including housing, clinical and employment services to people who have barriers to ...
2020-08-04
Most literacy organizations and not-for-profits can agree that when it comes to resources, they are extremely limited – whether it be time, staff and volunteers, or money. The post Non-profit ...
2020-06-04
Activate Learning is a new program focused exclusively on supporting and empowering the population of Newfoundland and Labrador. The post New literacy and essential skills program targets Newfoundland and Labrador ...
2020-02-25