Status of Northern Career Quest Funding
Northern Career Quest Mining Project applied for funding with the Skills Partnership Fund to Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2016 to work with industry partners in order to assist Northern Aboriginal Individuals residing in Northern Saskatchewan and has been granted funding from July 4th, 2017 to March 31st, 2021. Based on letters of support from industry partners, we are currently working closely with our partners.
The Mandate of the project was to provide training leading directly to long term full time employment in the Mining sector, for Aboriginal people living in Northern Saskatchewan NCQ’s impact area, “the North” for NCQ’s purposes is PAGC, MLTC and Metis people residing in that general area.We attempt to get equitable geographic distribution of funds (West Side, East Side, Athabasca Basin area, Central and ‘South’) where ever possible. Dependent on Industry Commitment however.