About

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Vision

Gezhtoojig Employment and Training will be the leading resource centre for all Anishnabek people in employment, training and business services.

Mission

Gezhtoojig Employment and Training as a circle of Anishnabek people with a vision of self-determination will foster and direct Aboriginal employment, training and business development initiatives. We will develop public and private partnerships with all employment and business sectors to promote the employability and economic success of Anishnabek people.

History

The “Sudbury Area Management Board” was established in 1991 via Federal transfer of Employment and Training funds from Human Resource Development Canada (Service Canada). In 1992, the organization officially changed its name to “Gezhtoojig Employment and Training”.

MiigWetch to our elders who provided invaluable guidance to our organization since its inception and also provided us with our Anishinaabe name.

Zhaashkwogiizhigokwe (Flora Tabobondung), Wasauksing First Nation.

MinGaaBiiKwe (Christine ‘Tina’ Mandamin), Wikwemikong First Nation.

Service Area

Services and Programs are provided to the following seven First Nations and Urban areas:

Our Funders