Date: November 24, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Strait Area Campus, Virtual Online Event
Contact Name: Tracy Scott
Join us for this on-line Microsoft Teams Live Event addressing best practices to build a more welcoming workplace culture for women and Indigenous people on board vessels.
Guest Speaker: Jillian Carson-Jackson
With over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry, Capt. Carson-Jackson is an experienced Maritime Technical
Advisor and President of the Nautical Institute, based in Australia. Her demonstrated passion for diversity, inclusion, and empowering women in maritime make this a keynote address you won't want to miss. To RSVP by November 17th, 2020 please click here.
The Marine Training Program (A’paqt) is part of the $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan, the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways. The Oceans Protection Plan is creating a world-leading marine safety system that provides economic opportunities for Canadians today, while protecting our coasts and waterways for generations to come. Work is being done in close collaboration with Inuit and Indigenous peoples, local stakeholders, and coastal communities.
Transport Canada Marine Training Program – Southern Component (MTP-S) aims to facilitate access to and awareness of marine training and employment by underrepresented groups.