Reducing Outsourcing, Membertou Concrete Training with MEBO

This is construction season across the province, including in Membertou. “There are approximately ten new homes built in Membertou every year and now the community is working on miles of curb and gutter and sidewalks”, said Chief Terry Paul. “Membertou has recognized a gap in skilled cement finishers in their community.”

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Goat Island Trail, Eskasoni: MEBO supports Tourism Training Program

At Goat Island, along the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, Eskasoni First Nation takes visitors on a cultural journey into the traditional life of the Mi’kmaq. The Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office provided funding for a six week tourism training program that took place at the Goat Island Trail.

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Community Update: Activities of MEBO, July 6, 2015

In an effort to keep communities informed about the activities of the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO) our office has prepared a community update to share with the community.

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Potlotek Signs MOU with Richmond County

Potlotek First Nation and the Municipality of the County of Richmond have signed a first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding between both councils.

 

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PowerTel Powerline Labourer

May 4, 2015

As a Power Line Laborer, individuals will be trained to assist Power Line Technicians with construction and maintenance of transmission power lines. Participants will gain skills useful to construct any steel erection project whether it’s with cellular companies or construction companies.

 

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Training Aboriginals for Work on Maritime Link

With work beginning on the Maritime Link, NSP Maritime Link is partnering with the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO) to recruit and train local Aboriginals for work on the Maritime Link. This week, both parties were at Marconi campus to celebrate the completion of an Employment Readiness Training Program.

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PowerTel Partners With MEBO: Training Aboriginal as Power Line Labourers

PowerTel, a major player in the construction and maintenance of transmission power lines, has partnered with Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office to help find skilled workers.

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