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Feds provide money for aboriginal training – Terrace Standard

Feb 17, 2014

AN agency created to train aboriginal people to work on a planned natural gas pipeline to feed a liquefied natural gas plant at Kitimat has received a cash infusion from the federal government.

The PTP ASEP (Pacific Trail Pipeline Aboriginal Skills Employment Partnership) Training Society had already received federal training monies to train people to work on the pipeline but that effort was delayed when anticipated construction starts for both the pipeline and accompanying LNG project, called Kitimat LNG, were put off.

The new federal money, as much as $6.1 million, was announced this morning by federal employment minister Jason Kenney during a visit to Terrace.

It’s to be used for broader aboriginal training for energy and other projects and not strictly limited to activity surrounding the Pacific Trail Pipeline or Kitimat LNG.

Read more: http://www.terracestandard.com/news/245863881.html

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