Maat

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a.1.Dejected; sorrowful; downcast.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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MAATS offers educational upgrading and training for those without their Grade 12 diploma, as well as training for skilled trades, apprenticeships and supervisory mining positions.
She hopes to reapply for an additional four-year program because they are getting requests for more partners that see the benefits of the MAATS program and Aboriginal people as an untapped human resource for the industry.
2), we calculate the n-factors and use them to calculate the MAGT for the Churchill 1971-2000 climate normal and for the mean annual air temperature (MAAT) for 2006, the warmest year for the Churchill period of record, i.e.,
This cooling may be associated with less-than-normal snow accumulation because the MAAT (-6.5[degrees]C) during the period of ground temperature measurement is near the Churchill MAAT normal of-6.9[degrees]C (Environment Canada 1971--2000 climate normal).
Thus, in general, the MAAT is probably about 1[degrees]C warmer inland compared to Churchill.
"It's a great way to link our people with jobs we've outlined with mining companies in the various impact benefit agreements," says Jason Batise, chairman of MAATS.
MAATS is looking to connect not only with its various partners where the promise of jobs may lie far in the future, but also with other nearby mining firms on the verge of needing skilled workers.
Jason's brother Shawn Batise, who serves as executive director of the Wabun Tribal Council, agrees that MAATS represents an optimal partnership format for his member communities.