Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
66 Slater St, Suite 1100 
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Education and Training Branch
Provides a range of culturally appropriate programs and services for Métis people to enhance employability and related skills including: 
  • Apprenticeship support 
  • Career counselling 
  • Employment readiness support and training 
  • Financial support/wage subsidies and opportunity through a number of programs which may vary by office locations; programs are listed on website 
  • Mobility assistance 
  • Self-employment coaching assistance such as business plan and accounting information and access to computers, photocopiers and other equipment 
  • Services for clients with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Greenstone ; Marathon ; Thunder Bay ; North Shore communities
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
Job search and preparation supports available to the public
Federally-funded supports for eligible Métis clients (either registered or self-identified) who are living in Ontario and are: 
  • Unemployed 
  • Underemployed 
  • In jeopardy of job loss (ie pending layoff)  
  • Not listed on the Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAC) registry of Indian status
  • Must complete an initial Participant Registration Form to begin the process 
  • Call office for information about which employment and training programs offering financial support are available at this location 
  • Financial support for education/training programs is determined through intake and assessment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-5025
Toll Free Phone 1-800-256-2595
Fax 807-622-2899
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Pauline Forgerty, Employment Developer; Phone: 807-624-5025 ext 312; Email:
Alternate Contact Tiffany Miller, Regional Employment and Training Coordinator, Métis Training Purchase; Phone: 807-624-5025 ext 310; Email:
Site Location South Ward; former Royal Canadian Legion, Fort William Br 5 Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 226 May St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B4
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Intersection May St S and Arthur St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding Provincial ; Federal