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  • The Miykiwan Toolkit

    The Miykiwan Toolkit is a tool designed to share knowledge and raise awareness about the impacts of family violence.
  • Skills and Employment Training

    Funded through Employment and Social Development Canada, CAP’s employment programs and services provide Aboriginal Peoples the opportunity to gain the skills required to find employment and fill job gaps in sectors experiencing skills and labour shortages.

April 22, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Responding to yesterday’s release of the federal government’s 2015-16 budget, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief Betty Ann Lavallée called it “a disappointment”. “They took note of the growing importance of Aboriginal people in the labour market and there is language in the documents about the help that our people need, but there is precious little there in the way of help” said National Chief Lavallée. “Where the federal budget focuses attention on Aboriginal people at all – which, I should stress, isn’t a lot – it focuses on those who live on reserve”, added the National Chief. Although more than 1 million of the 1.4 million people who identify as Aboriginal in Canada live away from reserves, only a portion of $341.8 million will be invested in programs for off-reserve Aboriginal people over the next five years, totalling less than $70 per person each ...