Aboriginal Employment and Training

Call For Proposals (2022-2023)

Employers, Individuals, and Community Organizations are welcome to access our funding! We are accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Join our Skilled Trades Youth Committee

We are seeking Indigenous youth (between the ages of 15-25) to sit on our committee and advise on upcoming trades programming.

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.

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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.

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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.


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.

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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

Jan 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Electrical pre-apprenticeship program
Electrical pre-apprenticeship program

Start Date: 2022-01-04 08:30:00
End Date:

Program Overview The Construction and Maintenance Electrician Pre-Apprentice Program at th

Intro to home renovation
Intro to home renovation

Start Date: 2022-01-04 08:30:00
End Date:

Program Overview Our Intro to Home Renovation Program was designed to meet the current nee

Plumbing Pre-Apprentice Program
Plumbing Pre-Apprentice Program

Start Date: 2022-01-04 08:30:00
End Date:

Program Overview The Plumber Pre-Apprentice Program at the Skilled Trades College of Canad

Microsoft Excel: Introductory course
Microsoft Excel: Introductory course

Start Date: 2022-01-07 09:00:00
End Date: 2022-01-07 16:00:00

During this hands-on course, novice users will learn core skills to work effectively with Microsoft

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

Start Date: 2022-01-12 13:00:00
End Date: 2022-01-12 15:30:00

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

First Aid/ CPR workshop
First Aid/ CPR workshop

Start Date: 2022-01-17 09:30:00
End Date: 2022-01-18 17:30:00

This comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills

Working at Heights workshop
Working at Heights workshop

Start Date: 2022-01-20 08:30:00
End Date: 2022-01-20 16:30:00

Working at Heights program is approved by the Chief Prevention Officer and is designed for any Ontar

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate/Advanced Course
Microsoft Excel: Intermediate/Advanced Course

Start Date: 2022-01-20 09:00:00
End Date: 2022-01-21 16:00:00

This Microsoft Excel course is designed for users who want to move to the next level and focus on co

Food handler workshop
Food handler workshop

Start Date: 2022-01-20 09:30:00
End Date: 2022-01-20 15:00:00

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

Self employment program
Self employment program

Start Date: 2022-01-24
End Date: 2022-03-18

The Self-Employment Program is for individuals looking to gain insight into building their own perso

Mental Health First Aid workshop
Mental Health First Aid workshop

Start Date: 2022-01-26 12:30:00
End Date: 2022-01-27 15:30:00

Registration for this course will close on January 21st at 4pm.


Contact Us

Connect with us

All our services are still available online


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

Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:30