LIVE – Oshki-Wenjack Education Institute


Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Visit

THUNDER BAY – LIVE – Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Minister Merrilee Fullerton’s Visit to Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute, Niska Room -Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Tentative Agenda

10:30 AM         Opening Prayer– Elder Sarah Waboose

10:40 AM         Welcoming Remarks:

Governing Council Chair Arlene Meekis-Jung

Nishnawbe-Aski DGC Derek Fox,

10:50 AM          Minister’s Comments – Honourable Merrilee Fullerton, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

10:55 AM          Presentation of Oshki-Wenjack’s Unique Student Centered Blended Program Delivery Models, Gordon Kakegamic, Innovation and Training Coordinator

11:05 AM         Student Testimonials (3 minutes each)

-Business Diploma – Theresa Ombash-Machimity

-Police Foundations – Harold Meesseetawageesic

-Practical Nursing – Delphine Yellowhead

11:15 AM          Meeting Employer’s Labour Force Requirements 

-Nishnawbe Aski Police Service  – A/Police Chief Roland Morrison

-St. Joseph Care Group  – Lynda Fares

-Pikangikum Fires Nation – Billy Joe Strang

11:25 AM          Tour of Oshki-Pimache-O-Win; The Wenjack Education Institute

-Main campus on 3rdFloor – 106 Centennial Square

-Mobile Trades Trailer Lab – Centennial Square Parking Lot

-Mintiik Centre – 110 N. Archibald Street

11:45 AM         Closing Remarks in Mintiik Centre


Oshki-Pimache-O-Win launches to help teach mining to Aboriginal Youth.
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