Media Advisory: Local Employment Planning Council and Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services complete New Driver’s Licensing Project for Remote Matawa First Nations

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2017471 Views

July 6, 2017

THUNDER BAY, ON: Members of the media are cordially invited to attend an event today organized by the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC) and Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) announcing the completion of the New Drivers Licensing Project for members of communities of Eabametoong, Nibinamik, Neskantaga, Marten Falls and Webequie First Nations.

The project began on February 6, 2017 and was aimed at assisting trainees’ ability to connect to employment opportunities as a result of the lack of Ontario government DriveTest services in their communities. It assisted 27 trainees in obtaining their G1 license.

Project graduates and organizers will be present.


Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Location: Prince Arthur Hotel, 17 Cumberland Street North (Dawson Room)
Time: 12:30 p.m. (event concludes at 3:00 p.m.)

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For more information, please see link to project above and/or contact: Madge Richardson Executive Director of the North Superior Workforce Planning Board at (807) 346-2940 or or Carol Audet, Communications Manager – Matawa First Nations at (807) 632-9663 or by email at


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