MIZIWE BIIK

Aboriginal Employment and Training

Miziwe Biik honours the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is an important date for our community as we acknowledge and live through the events surrounding Residential Schools across the country. On this date, Miziwe Biik staff and board, will be taking the day off to remember and be with our loved ones.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Calls for Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day, please visit the following websites:

  1. https://crc-canada.org/en/ressources/calls-to-action-truth-reconciliation-commission-canada/
  2. https://www.orangeshirtday.org/
  3. https://www.irsss.ca/

Call For Proposals (2022-2023)

Employers, Individuals, and Community Organizations are welcome to access our funding! Our first round deadline for applications is October 28, 2021.

Miziwe Biik is operating online

Our office is closed but we are working online (email, phone, and video) with clients and community members. If you have any questions or need support please connect with us by emailing Reception@miziwebiik.com or call us at 416-591-2310.

Here to support you

We work with Indigenous community members in the Greater Toronto Area to support them in navigating employment and training services.

Job Board

Check out our job board, with listings created specifically for Indigenous community members.

Education and Training

We offer a variety of funded workshops and courses, from single-day certifications to year-long pre-apprenticeships and training.

Trades

We fund training courses in a variety of different trades. Then when you’re ready to find a job we can connect you with industry contacts and help you apply.

More Services

1 on 1 advice and support

Our team of specialists are trained to support and help you in whatever way you need.

Email us to set up an appointment.

Funding work placements

Miziwe Biik offers different funding programs to organizations and businesses, which all aim to assist with employing or training our clients.

 

Self employment and business

Our specialists can help you develop a business plan. You may also be eligible to receive business grants – we can help you find and apply for them.

Contact reception to find out more.

Help with your GED

We provide funding for study materials and transport. You can get 1 on 1 support and help with applying to courses. Email Tim@miziwebiik.com to find out more.

Housing

The Miziwe Biik Development Corporation (MBDC) can help you with a downpayment for a home. We also provide loans for housing developers.

Employment Resource Centre

Currently all services are provided online.

Photo of Jamie-Lee

Jamie-Lee landed in Toronto and connected with Miziwe Biik as an introduction to the city’s Indigenous community and economy. She found herself in a role at imagineNATIVE.

Upcoming Training and Courses

Sep 2021

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Mental Health First Aid workshop
Mental Health First Aid workshop

Start Date: 2021-09-08 12:30:00
End Date: 2021-09-09 15:30:00

Once certified in Mental Health First Aid you will gain: An in-depth understanding of m


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Hair Design Program
Hair Design Program

Start Date: 2021-09-13
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Hair Design Program Curriculum Students enrolled in this program will graduate w


Hairstyling-Barbering Program
Hairstyling-Barbering Program

Start Date: 2021-09-13
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Hair Design Program Curriculum Students enrolled in this program will graduate w


Medical Esthetics Program
Medical Esthetics Program

Start Date: 2021-09-13
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Medical Esthetics Program Curriculum Students enrolled in this program will grad


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Microsoft Outlook: Introductory course
Microsoft Outlook: Introductory course

Start Date: 2021-09-17 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-09-17 16:00:00

During this hands-on course, learn to use Microsoft Outlook to manage email, contacts, appointments/


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Food handler workshop
Food handler workshop

Start Date: 2021-09-23 09:30:00
End Date: 2021-09-23 15:00:00

The Food Handler workshop covers basic food safety knowledge including health and safety measures.


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Electrician pre-apprenticeship program
Electrician pre-apprenticeship program

Start Date: 2021-09-27 08:30:00
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Program Overview The Construction and Maintenance Electrician Pre-Apprentice Program at th


Intro to home renovation
Intro to home renovation

Start Date: 2021-09-27 08:30:00
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Program Overview Our Intro to Home Renovation Program was designed to meet the current nee


Plumber Pre-Apprentice Program
Plumber Pre-Apprentice Program

Start Date: 2021-09-27 08:30:00
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Program Overview The Plumber Pre-Apprentice Program at the Skilled Trades College of Canad


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WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) workshop
WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) workshop

Start Date: 2021-09-30 14:00:00
End Date: 2021-07-08 16:30:00

The WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) workshop provides instruction on hazard


Contact Us

Connect with us

All our services are still available online

Address

167-169 Gerrard Street East, Toronto ON M5A 2E4

Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:30