Algonquin Nation - HRSD
6 Kateri Street, Timiskaming First Nation
Notre Dame du Nord, QC. J0Z 3B0

First Nations and Inuit
Labour Market Advisory Committee
Service Canada                              

Christine Legault

Senior Business Expertise Adviser
Business Expertise Directorate Citizen of the Services and Programs Directorate
Service Canada - Gouvernement of Canada

The Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) is an integrated approach to Aboriginal labour market programming. It links training to labour market demand and ensures that Canada’s Aboriginal people can fully participate in economic opportunities.

Under this strategy, Aboriginal agreement holders

Design and deliver employment programs and services best suited to the unique needs of their clients. ASETS focuses on three priorities:
• Supporting demand-driven skills development
• Fostering partnerships with the private sector and the provinces and territories
• Placing emphasis on accountability and results

ASETS is designed to help Aboriginal people prepare for and find high-demand jobs quickly, as well as keep them in the long term. All Aboriginal people, regardless of status or location, may access its programs and services, which include:
• Skills development
• Training for high-demand jobs
• Job finding
• Programs for youth
• Programs for urban and Aboriginal people with disabilities
• Access to child care

For more information, consult the following link: