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North River 50+ Friendship Group is a social group for seniors aged 50+ who are looking to connect and socialize with likeminded seniors.
2022-10-13
Green Bay Community Employment Corp in Green Bay, NL provides employment support for people with intellectual disabilities.
2022-09-28
Canada has 1.2 million construction workers, but women only currently represent approximately four per cent of the construction 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.
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
Essential Employability Skills – Health Sector is a pilot project for innovative literacy and essential employability skills training, designed to address labour market and workforce challenges...
2022-03-21
YWCA St. John’s recently worked with ABC Life Literacy Canada on train-the-trainer activities through the Activate Learning program.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
2020-06-04
Activate Learning is a new program focused exclusively on supporting and empowering the population of Newfoundland and Labrador.
2020-02-25