Personal development

Saving for Independent Living: Lynne Fisher, participant of SEDI's Independent Living Accounts program [Video – 3:21] (2009)

Since 1986, Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) has helped low-income earners gain financial independence through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and asset building.

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2013-05-14

Saving for Independent Living: Belinda Swaby, participant of SEDI's Independent Living Accounts program [Video - 2:44] (2010)

Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) is a Canadian nonprofit organization, founded in 1986, that helps low-income earners gain financial independence through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and asset building.

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2013-05-07

Saving for Independent Living - Sean Bulloch's inspirational story [Video – 4:28] (2012)

Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) is a Canadian nonprofit organization that helps people gain financial independence through financial literacy, asset building, and entrepreneurship.

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2013-03-01

A Successful Pairing! [Video - 1:12] (2011)

This video, prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), features a young woman who enters the workforce at the age of 27 after taking part in a program designed to help young people, ages 15 to 30, who have disabilities or face barriers to employment.

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2012-12-12

Essential Skills and Justice (2012)

This document is one of a series of fact sheets developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick (LCNB) to explain the importance of Essential Skills in a variety of settings.

The authors provide examples of how each of the essential skills is required in dealing with the justice system. For example, the skill of reading text is needed to understand a jury summons or a pamphlet about community justice.

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2012-11-26

Essential Skills for Success as a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic (2011)

This document provides a look at how a refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic uses Essential Skills in the workplace. It is part of a series prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2012-11-15

Essential Skills for Success as an Industrial Electrician (2011)

This document offers examples of how an industrial electrician uses Essential Skills on the job. It is part of a series prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2012-10-26

Essential Skills for Success as an Ironworker (2011)

This fact sheet, part of a series prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), can be used by an apprentice ironworker to learn how Essential Skills are used on the job; discover the skills needed to succeed in the trade; and prepare for a career.

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2012-10-19

Collaborative Action Research: A Catalyst for Enhancing the Practice of Community Youth Mapping (2009)

This document outlines a collaborative research project carried out in Surrey, British Columbia, with the goal of mapping the opportunities and supports that facilitate positive development for youth in the community.

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2012-10-15

English-Language Training at Robinson Paperboard Packaging: Learning for Safety (2009)

Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Robinson Paperboard Packaging produces tubes, cans and boxes used in the cosmetics, confectionery and other industries. More than 90 per cent of its employees are recent immigrants from South Asia and Eastern Europe.

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2010-11-26

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