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The funds will be used to support skills development and training resources for FNTI’s Indigenous in-flight students. It will also support uninterrupted flight training to ensure student success in FNTI’s three-year Advanced Diploma program following a fire that destroyed the school’s aviation hangar, including its entire fleet of training aircraft,
“Creating meaningful opportunities for Indigenous students is key to achieving better outcomes,” said the Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. “As part of Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy, this contribution from Bell Textron Canada will provide Indigenous students with financial support to access the training they need to pursue exciting career opportunities in the aerospace and will benefit the aerospace sector as a whole by helping to develop even more world-class Canadian talent.
“We were saddened to learn of such tragic events and moved quickly to support skill development and training resources for commercial pilots to fly in remote Indigenous communities,” said
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