Aboriginal Employment and Training

Office/ Remote Operations Closed on Monday, October 11

Staff will be taking Monday, October 11, 2021 off for the statutory holiday. All inquiries (email and phone) will be answered on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

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.


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.

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

Oct 2021

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Personal support worker program
Personal support worker program

Start Date: 2021-10-04
End Date:

Miziwe Biik and Medix College is offering seats into a 32-week Personal Support Worker (PSW) program

Production Assistant Training Program
Production Assistant Training Program

Start Date: 2021-10-05
End Date:

POV, in partnership with Miziwe Biik, is running its Production Assistant Training Program for Indig

Microsoft Excel: Introductory course
Microsoft Excel: Introductory course

Start Date: 2021-10-06 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-06 16:00:00

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

Microsoft Powerpoint: Introductory course
Microsoft Powerpoint: Introductory course

Start Date: 2021-10-07 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-07 16:00:00

This hands-on course is designed for those new to PowerPoint who want to create professional-looking

Microsoft Word: Introductory course
Microsoft Word: Introductory course

Start Date: 2021-10-08 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-08 16:00:00

Learn key concepts in Microsoft Word to create, edit and format documents effectively. Students will

Construction craft worker program
Construction craft worker program

Start Date: 2021-10-11
End Date:

Program Overview In partnership with Liuna Local 183, the Construction Craft Worker (CCW)

Microsoft Powerpoint: Intermediate/Advanced
Microsoft Powerpoint: Intermediate/Advanced

Start Date: 2021-10-14 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-15 16:00:00

Make your PowerPoint presentations stand out and learn lots of time-saving strategies during this ha

Essential Skills Program
Essential Skills Program

Start Date: 2021-10-18
End Date:

Enter into this 12-week of paid training with a potential job placement within the City of Toronto.

Microsoft Word: Intermediate/Advanced
Microsoft Word: Intermediate/Advanced

Start Date: 2021-10-18 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-19 16:00:00

During this hands-on course, students will work with some of Word’s most powerful features includi

Self employment program
Self employment program

Start Date: 2021-10-18
End Date: 2021-12-10

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

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

Start Date: 2021-10-20 09:00:00
End Date: 2021-10-21 16:00:00

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

CannSell Expert Workshop
CannSell Expert Workshop

Start Date: 2021-10-21 09:30:00
End Date: 2021-10-21 16:30:00

Cannsell Expert training takes a deep dive into topics beyond the Cannsell Standard Certification. T

Food handler workshop
Food handler workshop

Start Date: 2021-10-21 09:30:00
End Date: 2021-10-21 15:00:00

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

Employment Essentials program
Employment Essentials program

Start Date: 2021-10-25
End Date:

Miziwe Biik is offering a six-week program that will provide tools and resources to assist participa


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