Miziwe Biik Outreach
MBAET at the Little Native Hockey League 2017 Tournament
MISSISSAUGA ON, March 12-16, 2017
Project Officers Amanda Andrews (left) and Nicole Hare (Right) attending the 2017 Little NHL Tournament to respond to the community's employment and training needs.
Partnership Grants Announcement
Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) Toronto Region
TORONTO, February 4, 2016
David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
Government of Ontario Announcement:
• Ontario is supporting economic development opportunities for Aboriginal communities with funding of more than $900,000 over two years to support three different projects in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
• Through the Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF), the province is helping to create jobs, support new skills training opportunities and improve economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.
• Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is receiving $199,700 over two years to help develop programming that will increase participation, training and employment opportunities for Indigenous people.
• The Aboriginal Economic Development Fund is designed to respect the current economic fiscal climate while providing much needed funding to support promising economic projects that have the potential to provide employment, business and training opportunities for Aboriginal people.
• The Fund works with other provincial funding programs that support community economic development and business development. It will also complement funding currently offered by the Federal government that supports Aboriginal business and economic development.