OTTAWA, July 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Engineers Canada and the Assembly of First Nations are pleased to announce that they will sign a statement of partnership to increase awareness of, and access to, careers in engineering for First Nations youth.
What: A signing ceremony between Engineers Canada, represented by
President Zaki Ghavitian, and the Assembly of First Nations
National Chief Atleo to formalize the organizations'
collaboration on the development of educational material and
new initiatives to increase the awareness among young people
of indigenous origin of career possibilities in the
engineering sector and of available existing or future
When: Thursday, July 22, 2010
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Where: The Winnipeg Convention Centre, Hall A
375 York Avenue
Who: Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12
provincial and territorial associations that regulate the
practice of engineering in Canada and license the country's
more than 234,000 members of the engineering profession.
Engineers Canada is the business name of the Canadian
Council of Professional Engineers.
The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization
representing First Nations citizens in Canada.
SOURCE Engineers Canada
For further information: For further information: William Meyer, Manager, Communications, 613-232-2474, ext. 249, firstname.lastname@example.org; Alain Garon, Bilingual Communications Officer, Assembly of First Nations, Cell: 613-292-0857 or email@example.com