MNBC STEPS

Lennox Fraser

The support I received from Métis Nation BC that allowed me to complete my Apprenticeship, marked a clear turning point in my life. Life before included living paycheck to paycheck, driving older vehicles and feeling like I couldn’t afford to get sick! On an Apprentice wage, I couldn’t afford to take the 10 weeks off …

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Anthony Wingham

Nuez Acres is a female-led, indigenous-owned business that spans generations and connects the entire back of ‘Turtle Island.’ Every pecan is sustainability farmed and hand-picked in my wife’s father’s orchard. We export the nuts from Mexico to our processing facility in British Columbia and use a high-end expeller press to create 100% pure, organic pecan …

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Jessica Schaub

I am Alberta Metis but moved to Vancouver at 17 to pursue my degree in oceanography at UBC. I have always been interested in ocean science since I was young and although moving to Vancouver from rural Alberta alone as a teenager was challenging, the funding that I got from MNBC for my 3&4 year …

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I applied to MNBC for education sponsorship in my second year at Northern Lights College

“I applied to MNBC for education sponsorship in my second year at Northern Lights College. After having my sponsorship approved, I earned an Associate of Arts in Health Studies without the added stress of getting into thousands of dollars worth of debt. Completing my Associates Degree from Northern Lights College provided me with all the …

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I was working at a yard when I decided to sign up for the Class 1 Driver Training

I was working at a yard when I decided to sign up for the Class 1 Driver Training. I get the Skills Training, Employment and Post-Secondary (STEPS) newsletter MNBC sends; that’s how I found out about the course. I always knew MNBC had education opportunities; my sister and brother both received support from the Nation. …

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