Past Labour Market Projects

Métis Mining Strategy

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Mining Strategy provided educational funding to assist Métis, First Nations and Inuit people interested in careers in the mining industry. 

More information on the Métis Mining Strategy


Navigating Employment Pathways Youth Program

The Navigating Employment Pathways Youth Program (NEPYP) was a Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) program in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Sioux Hudson Literacy Council and was funded, in part, by the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.

More information on the Navigating Employment Pathways Youth Program


Technology Foundations for Employment in Energy

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) in partnership with Georgian College’s School of Engineering introduced the Technology Foundations for Employment in Energy Project in May 2010. The thirty-week program included both an academic and workplace training component and was offered through the Barrie campus of Georgian College.

More info on Technology Foundations for Employment in Energy Project


Ready to Work

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Ready to Work project was delivered at three sites across Ontario: Ottawa, Midland and Sault Ste. Marie. The program provided unique and specialized training-to-employment opportunity for those interested in a career in the Tourism and Hospitality sector. The project built on an industry-focused essential skills model that has been used successfully in the past to generate employment opportunities in the Tourism and Hospitality sector.

More info on Ready to Work


Aboriginal Apprenticeship Centre

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) proposed the development of the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) in Sault Ste. Marie with funding from Service Canada. The Center was established in 2009 and is a unique partnership between Métis, Sault College, and First Nations. The purpose of the Center is to assist Métis and First Nation peoples in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma District and Manitoulin Island areas tp become trained for, and placed in, apprenticeship programs.

More info on the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Centre


Confederation College/MNO GED Program

The GED Prep program was offered by Confederation College in partnership with the Métis Nation of Ontario. Sessions began in January 2011 and were held at the Métis Nation of Ontario Thunder Bay office.

The GED Preparation lays the foundations for academic success and attaining a grade 12 equivalent. Students practice using critical thinking skills, and develop proficiency in the fundamentals of reading, writing and mathematics. The GED program fosters the academic groundwork and self-confidence that will help ensure success for the GED exam.

More information on the Confederation College/MNO GED Program


Building Systems Technical Advisor Internship Program

The MNO Building Systems Technical Advisor Internship Program was designed to develop a workforce of highly skilled building inspection and energy conservation advisors that will be leaders in the current trends influencing housing.

More info on BSTAIP


Employment in Energy North

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Northern Employment in Energy Project (NEEP) was built upon the extremely successful Employment in Energy Project funded through the Aboriginal Skills and Training Strategic Investment Fund (ASTSIF).

Funding for NEEP came from the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities through the Northern Training Partnership Fund and Service Canada’s Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS).

More information on Employment in Energy North