General Labour Market

  Aboriginal Skills Employment & Training Strategy  (ASETS):  
ASETS is a Contribution Agreement between Human Resources Development Canada and Community Futures Treaty Seven (CFT7).

Mission Statement
“CFT7 ASETS supports all First Nation Individuals to obtain and maintain meaningful employment based on community needs through the provision of training in the Treaty Seven Territory.”

As the ASETS holder for Treaty Seven, CFT7 provides Employment  Related  Programs and Services in the following areas:

1. General Labour Market
2. Youth Labour Market
3. Persons with Disabilities
4. Child Care

Off-Reserve (Urban) Labour Market Development

CFT7 has established four Aboriginal Employment Centres. The centres are the first point of contact for accessing programs and services.

We service all aboriginal people who reside in or around one of our urban locations.

Red Deer: Rupertsland Institute: Training to Employment Services 403.342.6636,
Calgary: Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre 403.253.5311,
Lethbridge:  Aboriginal Opportunities Employment Centre  403.320.7699,
Medicine Hat: Saamis Aboriginal Employment and Training Association 403.504.4056,

On-Reserve Labour Market Development
Each of the Treaty Seven Bands deliver their own Labour Market Programs and Services based on community needs through ASETS Sub-Agreements.

On-Reserve (Treaty Seven) - Labour Market Contact Information

Bearspaw:         403.881.2609
Chiniki:               403.881.2723
Wesley:              403.881.3656
Blood Tribe:      403.737.8149
Siksika:              403.734.5136
Tsuu T’ina:         403.974.1400
Piikani:                403.965.2002

Off-Reserve (Urban) - Employment & Training Programs

CFT7 funds various training  to employment programs in Southern Alberta based on community needs.  For example;

  • Trade Winds to Success
  • Targeted Wage Subsidy Program
  •  Medicine Hat Administrative Training Project
  • SAIT Oil & Gas Land Administration Program
  • Job Club


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Branch Office
Suite 300, 6011 - 1A Street SW
Calgary, AB T2H 0G5
Ph: 403.251.9242 Fax: 403.251.9750
Head Office
400, 9911 Chula Blvd
Tsuu T'ina, AB T2W 6H6
Ph: 403.238.2062 Fax: 403.238.5090
Contact Us:
(403) 251-9242