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Youth to enhance skills through Connection 2 Employment
(L to R): Barb Goss, Career Development Services Inc.; Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning; Barb Broome, East Prince Youth Development Centre; and Roxanne Carter-Thompson, The Adventure Group.

Unemployed youth will have the opportunity to enhance their life and employability skills to assist them to successfully transition into the workforce or return to school, says Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning.

Minister reminds Islanders of Adult Education learning opportunities
(L to R): Josh Jarvis, former adult education learner, shows Minister Richard Brown what a day in the life is like as a fermentation technician at BioVectra.

Islanders looking to improve their career opportunities and gain new skills to maintain employment in the labour market are encouraged to explore the adult education program, said Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning.

Trade HERizons promotes trades and technology occupations to women
Josh Silver, Holland College Retrofit Carpentry Learning Manager, Christine Lykow, Trade HERizons 2016 participant, Minister Richard Brown and Shasta Brennan, Trade HERizons 2010 graduate.

Women on Prince Edward Island who are unemployed or underemployed and have been seeking a new career opportunity, are gaining exposure to trades and industrial technology careers, says Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning Richard Brown.

Prince Edward Island introduces apprenticeship pilot program

Prince Edward Island is introducing a one-year pilot program to assist Island apprentices who have begun the in-school training process, but have not been able to obtain or maintain an employer connection. The pilot program is the first of its kind in Canada.

Minister congratulates Atlantic Veterinary College
(L to R): Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of UPEI; Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean, AVC; Dr. Ian Dohoo; and Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning.

Workforce and Advanced Learning Minister Richard Brown extended congratulations to the Atlantic Veterinary College which recently received international recognition, on both institutional and individual levels in the area of epidemiology.

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