Indigenous Agencies and Industry ContactsIndigenous Agencies and Industry Contacts

Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASET)

www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/indigenous/asets.html

ACCESS Training and Employment for Indigenous People (B.C.)

www.accessfutures.com/

BuildForce Canada

www.buildforce.ca

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

www.caf-fca.org

Canadian Union of Skilled Workers

www.cusw.ca

Employers and Labour Groups

Employers and unions vary for different communities.  Efforts should be made to contact and partner with as many employers as possible. You can find labour organizations listed on our sister site: www.careersinconstruction.ca/en/links

Employment and Social Development Canada

Employers can access a list of ISET holders in their region or province:

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-northern-affairs.html

Indigenous Works

Contact for leadership in Indigenous inclusion solutions in the areas of recruitment, retention, advancement, procurement and career development:
https://indigenousworks.ca/

National Indigenous Organizations (NIOs)

Most of these organizations are political organizations with a mandate to address needs in the area of human resource development. NIOs have each signed a national agreement to administer ESDC funds. These organizations are:

Provincial and territorial governmental departments for Indigenous relations

Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/indigenous-relations.aspx

British Columbia: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/organizational-structure/ministries-organizations/ministries/indigenous-relations-reconciliation

Manitoba: www.gov.mb.ca/inr/

New Brunswick: www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/aboriginal_affairs.html

Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.ca/exec/iias/

Northwest Territories: www.eia.gov.nt.ca/en

Nova Scotia: novascotia.ca/abor/

Nunavut: www.gov.nu.ca/eia/information/aboriginal-affairs

Ontario: www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-indigenous-affairs

Prince Edward Island: www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/executive-council-office/indigenous-relations-secretariat

Quebec: www.autochtones.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.asp

Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/government-relations

Yukon: https://eservices.gov.yk.ca/en/find-employee/organization-detail/Executive-Council-Office/Aboriginal-Relations