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Qikiqtani association secures $25M for jobs, training – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 23, 2023

QIA has run its Q-STEP program in partnership with federal and territorial governments, Kakivak and Baffinland since 2017

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association has secured an additional $25 million to extend its Q-STEP program over four years.

Board members voted to accept the money offered by the federal government for Q-STEP, which stands for Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership, at their general membership meeting in Iqaluit on Friday.

The training and education provided through this funding will begin in February.

Q-STEP was launched by QIA in partnership with the federal and territorial governments, Kakivak Association and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. in 2017.

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