Media Advisory – Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) Host Nutrition North Canada and Lakehead University Launching Two Projects

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2023189 Views

February 8, 2023

THUNDER BAY, ON: Matawa Wellness and Training Centre in the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation. The media event will be two parts, announcing two initiatives—one will announce federal investments related to the Nutrition North Canada program and the other, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) KKETS will be signing with Lakehead University (LU).

A representative will be providing remarks on behalf of The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, CanNor and PrairiesCan. Neskantaga First Nation Chief Wayne Moonias, Nishnawbe-Aski Nation Grand Chief Derek Fox, Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) CEO David Paul Achneepineskum and KKETS Vice-President Lisa Echum will also provide remarks.

LU President Dr. Moira MacPherson, LU Provost/Vice-President Dr. David W. Barnett, MFNM CEO David Paul Achneepineskum and KKETS Executive Director will participate in the KKETS/LU MOU signing.

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023

Location: Matawa Wellness & Training Centre (former Dawson Court) 523 Algoma Street North, Thunder Bay, Ontario – KKETS Classroom – Main Floor

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m (Nutrition North Canada announcement) and 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. (KKETS/Lakehead University MOU Signing)


For more information, please contact Ila Beaver, KKETS media contact at (807) 631-6740 or by email at

[email protected]


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