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Employment Insurance: March 2013 Archives

Changes to federal jobs and skill training questioned

The federal budget announced last week promised millions for job and skills training on-reserve. The catch: First Nations youth who receive income assistance must be enrolled in that skills training, or they lose that social aid. Catherine Johnson, director general of the Mi'kmaq of Gesgapegiag band council, tells us why she thinks this is a slippery slope and not a solution to youth unemployment in her community.
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