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The First Peoples’ Centre prioritizes the importance of building relationships and establishing program partnerships with Indigenous Institutes across the province. 

These ongoing collaborative relationships are built on trust through the development of these partnerships.  The common goal has been ensuring that the students have access to Canadore College programs with the Indigenous Institutes.

The Indigenous Circle on Education

The Indigenous Circle on Education (ICE) provides expertise and acts as a resource to Canadore College to ensure access to culturally supportive education and training. 

Building a Strong Fire

This is three year pilot collaborative project by the six northern colleges funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under the Targeted Initiatives Fund.

Building a Strong Fire

Learn more about Indigenous Quality Assurance Standards

Clean Water Initiative

Our vision is to create a comprehensive platform of technologies, services and educational programs tailored to First Nations needs and values that address the challenges of delivering reliable and sustainable clean drinking water to their communities.

  • Partners in Education

    Collaborative efforts with Aboriginal Nations and Aboriginal Educational Institutes are a high priority for us and we are regularly expanding opportunities.

  • First Nations Technical Institute

    FNTI is an Indigenous-owned and governed post-secondary institute with 35 years of rich history delivering programming rooted in culture and Indigenous ways of knowing.  Located in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, FNTI has a community-driven approach coupled with their intense program delivery method.  This allows Indigenous learners to maintain connections to family and community while they study and prepare for their future careers.  View the First Nations Technical Institute Website

  • Anishinabek Educational Institute

    The Anishinabek Education Institute is mandated by the Anishinabek General Assembly to provide quality education and training programs for First Nation Anishinabek communities. The Anishinabek Educational Institute provides community based programming which prepares the student success in an ever changing world.  The AEI main office is located on the Nipissing First Nation, and its satellite campuses are on Fort William First Nation and Munsee-Delaware First Nation. View the Anishinabek Education Institute Website

  • Seven Generations Education Institute

    Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) is an Indigenous led educational organization that provides high school, post-secondary, training for employment and cultural programming to all Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Treaty Three area and beyond with campuses in Fort Francis and Kenora. View the Seven Generations Education Institute Website

  • Kenjgewin Teg

    Kenjgewin Teg is a community-based site that cultivates small class sizes and individual attention to learning success. They value Anishinabe Aadziwin learnings that are embedded throughout the program and learning environment.  They will support personal, spiritual and emotional wellness while attending classes.  Kenjgewin Teg is located in M’Chigeeng First Nation, centrally located on Manitoulin Island. View the Kenjgewin Teg Website

  • Oshki-pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Institute

    Founded in 1966, by the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN), Oshki-Wenjack is an Indigenous post-secondary Indigenous Institute, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario.  They are committed to increasing access to post-secondary education in 49 First Nation communities, as well as Indigenous learners from across Ontario. View the Oshki-pimache-O-Win Website