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SUCCESS STORIES—Jordan

Toronto Police Service JORDAN CHEVERIE was born in Souris, Prince Edward Island, but Jordan’s Indigenous heritage is derived from the Saulteaux and Peepeekisis First Nations in Saskatchewan. As a result of his father’s career though, most of his youth was…

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SUCCESS STORIES—Douglas

Aboriginal Legal Services  DOUGLAS VARETTE moved from Ottawa to Toronto in 2002 to study Film and Television production at Humber College. He graduated in 2006 and worked at a number of film/television jobs. During that time he experienced some personal…

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SUCCESS STORIES—Kassie & Chevaun

Toronto Zoo, Turtle Island Conservation Kassie McKeown and Chevaun Toulouse, work for Turtle Island Conservation (TIC) at the Toronto Zoo. The TIC program has a goal to partner with First Nation communities to preserve community knowledge and significant natural and…

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SUCCESS STORIES — Jason Staats

JASON STAATS is from Six Nations. He grew up in Brantford, Ontario, then later moved to Barrie to attend Georgian College. There he studied in a number of programs in the areas of health, culture and well-being (Pre-Health Science certificate,…

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