College of the North Atlantic was designated by the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour to operate the NL Workforce Innovation Centre (NLWIC). The College is responsible for supporting the Centre in initiatives such as: calls for proposals, research funding, project accountability, ongoing communications, capacity building and stakeholder engagement.
The Centre is funded by the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour (AESL) to administer the Research and Innovation Program under the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement. The NL Workforce Innovation Centre works collaboratively with AESL to develop research priorities to address pressing labour market challenges for Newfoundland and Labrador.
We partner with organizations who have been approved for NLWIC Research Funding.
We partner with organizations for events whose mandate aligns with ours. Organizations include: Navigate, Association for New Canadians, MUN Grenfell Campus, etc.