Resolution Number: 2008-11-24Increased Funding For Employment And Training
2008-11-24 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 23rd Annual Assembly

Resolution No. 2008-11-24

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Greg Koostachin Attawapiskat First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

George Lazarus

Moose Cree First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

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First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on November 14, 2008

Increased Funding for Employment and Training

WHEREAS the proper skills and training of a Mushkegowuk workforce is an essential aspect of Nation Building; and

WHEREAS the Mushkegowuk Council Employment and Training Services (METS) receives funding from Human Resources Canada; and

WHEREAS the amount of funding received has never been enough; and

WHEREAS the proliferation of resource development activities in the Mushkegowuk homelands will result in projects requiring a skilled labour force; and

WHEREAS there is an acute shortage of certified trades people;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this assembly calls for an increased funding, for the METS program in order to meet the demand for a skilled labour force.

November 14, 2008

Chapleau, Ontario