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NWMO Early Investment in Education and Skills

NWMO Early Investment in Education and Skills

About this Program:

The Township of Huron-Kinloss Nuclear Waste Community Advisory Committee has partnered with the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) to provide a program to help build capacity for Huron-Kinloss residents  to participate in the Adaptive Phased Management (APM) Project were it to come to this community. The program includes investments in training and education to equip community members, including youth to work at the Centre of Expertise, and in subsequent site preparation, construction and operation. These investments are intended to include transferable skills that could be applied to other projects or workplaces.

This program will be a pilot program for the first year. Program funding is $20,000.00 for the year and will be directly provided by the NWMO.

Program Opportunities

Focus on Youth

Support for Summer Science Camps

Youth up to the age of 29 are eligible to apply and must be a resident of Huron-Kinloss. Youth are eligible to receive $50.00 to go towards a science camp registration fee.

Support for Continuing Skills Development

Support for general skills development and continuing education. Applicants must be a resident of the Township of Huron-Kinloss. 50% of the registration fee to refunded up to $1000.00

Course options may include: Project Management, computer literacy and skills, customer service and bookkeeping. Funding for transportation may be considered.  Lake Huron Learning Centre located in Kincardine provides a variety of continuing education courses.

To be eligible you must be a resident of Huron-Kinloss.  Pre-approval of your application is required.  Proof that you have completed the program and proof of payment will be required.  Limited funds are available.

Support for Training

Support for workplace training courses. Training courses must be relevant to the applicants workplace. Applicants must be an employee of a Huron-Kinloss business. Participants are eligible for 50% of the registration fee up to $100 per person. Training opportunities may include health and safety training, computer courses and First Aid training.

Pre-approval of your application is required. Proof that you have completed the program will be required. Limited funds are available.

Support for Youth Enrichment

Opportunities for funding to assist in providing workshops and learning experiences based on science to students in Huron-Kinloss.

Support for Environmental Projects through Youth Funding

Funding up to $2500 to hire a youth with interest in the environment and environmental projects to work at the Bruce Botanical Food Gardens.

For more information on the program please contact Kelly Lush, Program Coordinator at 519-395-3735 or klush@huronkinloss.com


Contact Us

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax: 519-395-4107
Email: info@huronkinloss.com
21 Queen Street, P.O. Box 130, Ripley ON N0G 2R0

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