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Ngindaasmin Academic Upgrading Program

September 10th, 2014 Comments off

If you need tutorial assistance for the course work, tutors are available every day

from 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.

at 167 Gerrard Street East, Main Floor

To register, contact:  Carol White @ 416-591-2310, ext. 2257 or


Miziwe Biik Aboriginal & Training is excited to announce the…

September 8th, 2014 Comments off


This newly introduced Employment Ontario program is intended to help our youth find the jobs they long for; the jobs that will give them independence and the means to pursue their career goals.

As of September 2013, Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training will be enhancing the services we offer Aboriginal youth, ages 15 to 29.

Services under the Youth Employment Fund include:

• Assistance with employment and training expenses, such as books, work clothing, registration costs and materials

• Paid Job Trials and Placements up to 6 months

• Job matching and job search assistance

• Computer lab with full access to the Internet, tutorials, Microsoft Office, fax, phones, printers and photocopier

• Opportunities to attend onsite Job Fairs

• Resources and information on topics important to job searching, such as youth and community programs, job search methods, interviewing skills, networking and more

• Job counseling and mentoring to help explore options and interests

• Assistance writing cover letters and résumés

• Helpful employment and training workshops

Eligible participants are young men and women who are:

• Residents of Ontario

• between 15-29 years old

• unemployed

• not participating in full-time training or education

 For More Information Contact our Job Developer: Gavin Lawrence, 416-591-2310 Ext.2246 or

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Presenting Miziwe Biik’s 2nd Quarterly Newsletter (Under “About Miziwe Biik” Tab)

June 2nd, 2014 Comments off

Miziwe Biik is proud to present the second issue of our quarterly newsletter for 2014.

In this issue and in future ones, we will be providing information regarding our programs and services, client success stories and provide answers to frequently asked questions.

Miziwe Biik has been serving the community since 1991 and we welcome your feedback. All feedback can be directed through our Facebook page via the following link;

Additional feedback can also be directed to Denise Davad at




Request For Proposals 2014 – 2015

January 9th, 2014 Comments off

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is accepting applications  from individuals and organizations for Employment and Training funding  for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

 We are seeking applications for the following priorities:

1. Demand Driven Skilled Trades and Construction

 2. Community Service and Private Sector Organizations

 3. Youth Employment and Leadership

 4. Community Capacity Building – Management Training

 5. Economic Development – Self Employment

6. Literacy, Numeracy and Basic Skills

  Applications for the First round of proposals must be  received on or before: January 9, 2014 at 12:00p.m.

 All applications after this date will be considered on a first come,  first serve basis.

 For further information please contact:  Angela Boyer (416) 591-2471 or Brad Ritchie- (416) 591-2310 Ext.2259

The Miziwe Biik 2013-2014 Grant Application Form can be found HERE

   “Subject to Government Funding”


Are you Working or In School?

November 13th, 2012 Comments off

Employment Counselling is now available

Evenings, Weekends and Holidays

By Pre-Arranged Appointment Only

Please call 416-591-2310

To schedule an appointment with the after-hour counsellor.

Welcome to a NEW kind of Employment Services Centre.

Careers.    Coaching.    Connections.

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Homeownership Program for Aboriginal People in the GTA

September 24th, 2012 Comments off

• Downpayment loans of up to $30,000 are available to Aboriginal people who wish to purchase a home in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

• Loan is interest free, with no payment schedule and may be forgiven*

• Must be Aboriginal Canadian, including First Nations (Status or non-status), Metis or Inuit

• Must be currently renting or living with family/friends

• Must intend to purchase a home within the GTA Boundaries

• Must attend a Homebuyers Seminar, please see our website for dates



Miziwe Biik Development Corporation

 Ph: 416.640.4684

*conditions apply


Back to Basics / Native Studies Program (Ngindaasmin Academic Upgrading Program)

September 6th, 2012 Comments off


Will be offering a

 Back to Basics/Native Studies Program


The classes are from (September)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Each Wednesday for 6 months

Please confirm your attendance

If you have any questions, please contact Carol White


 416 591 2310 Ext. 2257 or



Ngindaasmin Academic Upgrading Program – ON-GOING (Updated Sept.4)

February 27th, 2012 Comments off


Do you want to?

• Earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma?

• Increase your prospects for employment opportunities or register for apprenticeship programs?

If your answer is yes, Ngindaasmin can assist you. Our Academic Upgrading Program offers:

 • Tutors when needed

 • A self paced learning environment

What courses are offered?

 • Ontario Secondary School courses

 • Back to Basics/Native Studies

How do you apply?

 • Bring in a copy of your high school transcript

 • Complete a registration form

 • Be interviewed about your future goals and

• Then meet with a guidance counsellor.

For more information, contact: Carol White

Tel: 416 591 2310 Ext. 2257