Province funding training for Indigenous people looking to enter hospitality & tourism sector – paNOW

May 4, 2022

The province is looking to help Indigenous people enter the hospitality and tourism sector.

They announced on Wednesday they’re allocating $532,000 through the Canada-Saskatchewan Labour Market Transfer Agreements to create a new program that will help train around 100 individuals in response to labour needs and the goal of improving the employment rate of Indigenous people in the workforce.

This training will be offered by YWCA Prince Albert and File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council Development (FHQTC) Regina.

“Hospitality and tourism showcase our rich culture, history, and traditions and are further enriched by Indigenous participation,” said Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison.

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