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February 5, 2017
YPBC Kashechewan Visit
The Young Peoples Business Challenge will be making their first stop in Kashechewan First Nation on February 9 & 10th (see poster below for details). If you are interested in attending the YPBC please contact our office to register!
Teams of 2-4 must come up with a business that could help your community grow. Teams must develop a business proposal and pitch the idea to a panel of judges. The winning business proposal will be chosen to represent their community at the YPBC finale held in Moose Factory in the Summer of 2017.
- Open to 15-29 years of age
- Must have 2 to 4 members per team
- One member must be at least years of age.
February 3, 2017
Young People's Business Challenge
The Young People's Business Challenge is a fun, interactive way to introduce the youth to entrepreneurship and business development. Wakenagun CFDC, in partnership with the Mushkegowuk Council Youth Department and Moose Cree Youth Services with Ontario 150 have come together to bring these workshops to the various communities in our catchment area. Keep a lookout in your community for our posters and upcoming visits!
November 21, 2016
Labour Market Indicators Workshops Community News
Labour Market Indicators Workshops Far North East Training Board – Evidence-Based Labour Market Planning: An Interactive Workshop. You and your team need to develop an ‘evidence-based’ plan for your employment and training programs and services. What does that mean? What are some of the labour market indicators that you should look at? How and why should you look at them?
If those questions sound familiar to you then this workshop is for you.
Join us for a free full day workshop to learn about key labour market indicators. Through hands-on exercises learn how to read and interpret key labour market demand and supply indicators. More importantly learn how they could be used to inform planning of employment and training services within your organization, and within the community
- November 28, 2016 – Temiskaming Shores at Holiday Inn Express (Highway 11) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- November 29, 2016 – Kirkland Lake at Hockey Heritage North (400 Gov. Rd. W) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- November 30, 2016 – Iroquois Falls at Jus Jordan Arena, Multi-purpose Room (729 Synagogue Avenue) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 1 , 2016 – Cochrane at Best Western(189 Railway Street) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 7, 2016 – Timmins at Holiday Inn Express (30 Algonquin Boulevard W) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 8, 2016 – Timmins at Holiday Inn Express (30 Algonquin Boulevard W) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 9, 2016 – Chapleau at Aux Trois Moulins (154 Martel Road) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 12, 2016 – Kapuskasing at Centre de loisirs (7 Aurora Avenue) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- December 13, 2016 – Hearst at Companion (930 Front Street) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
- January 17, 2017 – Moose Factory at Eco Lodge (61 Hospital Drive) from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
November 1, 2016
Entrepreneurship 101 Starting a business? Start with E101.
We can provide Covid-19 Quick response - $10,000 max to assist in easing the pandemic related cash flow shortfall at concessionary terms.
The world of technology and business has never been more exciting. Disruption and breakthroughs can come from anywhere. The best time to launch a startup is right now.
MaRS’ Entrepreneurship 101 (E101) online course equips you with the skills you need to launch a successful business. Learn how to create opportunities, find smart creative solutions and move fast. Staying ahead of the marketplace takes bold ideas and strong execution. E101 will help you turn your startup idea into reality. E101 is a five-week online course made up of five units. You’ll complete one unit by Sunday of each week.
During the course, you’ll engage with seasoned entrepreneurs and industry experts, as well as your fellow cohort through meetups and digital forums. At the end of the course, students who have successfully completed the course will be eligible for a Certificate of Entrepreneurship.
For more information and how to enroll, visit their website: https://www.marsdd.com/service/entrepreneurship-101/
August 16, 2016
Welcome to our New Website
Thank you for your patience as we were transitioning from our old website to the new one. Please have a look around and if you have any suggestions please contact us at e2eae551WeU48Y376RUqiphuMCeuaged0u|
August 9, 2016
Wakenagun visits Missanabie Cree First Nation
We will be visiting the community of Missanabie Cree First Nation during their Annual Gathering on Wednesday August 17, 2016. We will set up an information booth at the Island View Camp Grounds with some information about our loan services and how we can help you start your own business. Stop on by and chat to our friendly staff.
July 25, 2016
Community Visit to Fort Albany
We will be visiting the Fort Albany community during their Youth Gathering on August 2, 2016. Our Investment Officer, Celeste Rickard will be delivering a youth workshop geared towards business development and will share how you can develop your own business ideas. For more information, please contact our office!
July 20, 2016
Wakenagun Visits Peawanuck
We will be visiting the Peawanuck community for their 30th Anniversary Commemoration Celebration from July 22 – 23, 2016. Ryan Wong will be delivering a youth workshop geared towards business development and will share how you can develop your own business ideas. For more information, please contact our office!
June 29, 2016
Upcoming Community Visits
Wakenagun will be making community visits to the area we serve. Follow our Facebook Page and visit our website for more details about when we will be coming to your community. Information booths and workshops will take place to inform you about our services and how we can help grow your business ideas.
June 22, 2016
New Office Location
We are now located at the Mushkegowuk Council main office at 12 Centre Road. All other contact information remains the same. If you would like to contact us please do so at the following:
P.O Box 308
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
By phone or fax:
Phone: (705) 658-4428
Fax: (705) 658-4672
Toll Free: 1 (800) 989 4850