Staff News (Communiqué)

(Jul 23, 2014) -

July 23, 2014, THUNDER BAY, ON – 30 participants of the First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program (FNNRYEP) will be learning about sustainable energy sources as part of their Natural Resources Science Camp training on-site at Confederation College this week. 

A partnership between Outland Camps and Confederation College, FNNRYEP has provided employment and learning opportunities for First Nations youth since 2000.  Since its inception, the program has successfully trained over 325 participants, launching numerous careers in the Natural Resource sector.

(Jul 23, 2014) -

On July 31 from 9-11 a.m., ABB Canada, a global leader in power and automation will be on campus to present their joint venture model with Iskueteu, a Canadian First Nations company, in delivering world-class maintenance practices at a Vale Inco mine in Labrador.  Iskueteu and ABB joined forces in 2004 to implement ABB’s Full Service maintenance concept, which has helped create employment opportunities for the local First Nations population in Labrador and nearby Newfoundland communities. 

This presentation will be of particular interest to those staff members who directly involved in partnership development but is open to all College staff and faculty. The presentation will be held in room C240. 

Please RSVP to Relita Misa-Hagberg at

(Jul 22, 2014, Kenora) -

The Lake of the Woods - Kenora Campus is happy to report a successful day of golf at the 17th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament which took place on Wednesday, July 16.  14 teams had fun driving and putting their way to over $10,000 being raised for students in need!

(Jul 22, 2014) -
  1. Honesty
  2. Integrity
  3. Hard work
  4. Being nice
  5. Being excellent at what you do
  6. Exceeding expectations
  7. Spending less than you earn
  8. Saving as much as you possibly can
  9. Being charitable with your time, talents and money
  10. Your sense of humour
(Jul 18, 2014) -

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) became law in June of 2005; its goal to make Ontario fully accessible by 2025. All full and part time employees are required to complete this training by August 31st. 2014. You can sign on and complete the training on Blackboard. 

(Jul 15, 2014) -

Orientation 2014 is fast approaching; as we get Ready, get Set and prepare to GO… we need your help to make the start of this academic year a success.  Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions on the Orientation Team for 2014. If you are able to free up some time, please let us know by filling out the volunteer form. For more information, please visit the Orientation 2014 Splash page.

(Jul 14, 2014) -

The new Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act requires employers to ensure that all workers complete a health and safety awareness training program containing elements prescribed in the legislation, as soon as practicable. The regulation came into effect on July 1, 2014.