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Shooniyaa Wa Biitong
Employment and Training Administration

Acts as the mandated training and employment delivery agency for the Treaty #3 Area
  • Provides education and training skills for individuals who are unemployed
  • Provides training in upgrading existing skills for employed individuals
  • Provides new skills training for individuals in low paying jobs and seeking opportunities for advancement
Also provides the following services:
  • Assists with recruitment and selection processes of training participants and trainers
  • Assists with developing training plans
  • Provides information on occupations and skill requirements
  • Provides training and/or advice on training project implementation
  • Provides assistance and support to youth seeking work experience, summer employment, training, job readiness strategies, career information or gaining community service skills
  • Offers a Self Employment Program
Youth Programs
  • Provides several bursaries for graduating students from high schools
  • Offers career information workshops and conferences
  • Provides a youth entrepreneurship program through a placement with a private sector business
  • Oversees youth group projects that benefit the community
Administers programs and services through the following six sub-offices:
  • Eastern Area First Nations
  • Northern Area First Nations
  • Southern Area First Nations
  • Western Area First Nations
  • Kenora Downtown Market Square
  • Anokiiwin Job Connect
Self Employment Coordinator is Judy Morrison at the Fort Frances office, Ext 203
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Must be a member of a Treaty #3 First Nation under Agreement
  • Contact local or head office to determine financial assistance eligibility
  • Can assist First Nations non Treaty #3 members to access funding from other First Nations or service providers
  • Any Treaty #3 member living in Canada can request assistance for all programs except the Self Employment Program
Self Employment Program
  • All Treaty #3 members as listed in Area Program records with the exception of Treaty #3 members living outside Treaty #3 territory in Canada

Age Requirements: Ages: 15 year(s) - 65 year(s);
Application Process
  • Intake assessment and completed application required for all programs
  • Application available at office or on website
  • Open to referrals from any source
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(40) Federal Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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