Category: Government and Education
Kenora is North America’s premier boating destination. We are the connection to Lake of the Woods and its 14,522 islands. Through our events and amenities we celebrate our history and build our future. We love our lake; we are its stewards and we nurture its pristine environment.
Confederation College has been serving the citizens of Northwestern Ontario since 1967 by meeting the educational needs of students in a catchment area of 550,000 square kilometers. Along with its main campus in Thunder Bay, Confederation College has eight regional campuses located in the communities of Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora, Geraldton, Marathon, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Wawa. Confederation College delivers exceptional education and training to an average of 8,800 combined full and part-time students per year and currently has a total of 805 full and part-time employees.
First launched in 2008, studyonline.ca is a 24/7 gateway that provides easy and quick access in English and French to up-to-date information on the more than 1,000 programs and 18,000 courses available online and at a distance from Ontario’s public colleges, universities, district school boards, literacy and basic skills and other training providers. It also features easy access to resources and support services for students interested in studying online and at a distance in Ontario, including direct links to live staff who can answer your questions about available programs and courses, help you register and other services.
Eric Melillo is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Kenora. He was elected in the 2019 general election. Eric is the Conservative Party’s Shadow Minister for Northern Affairs and FedNor. He previously served as Deputy Shadow Minister for Diversity, Inclusion, and Youth. Prior to entering politics, he worked as an Associate within a business consulting firm, and as a Policy Research Analyst for a non-partisan think tank. Eric also served as a political staffer while he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Lakehead University. Since being elected to Parliament, Eric has been working to deliver positive changes to northwestern Ontario. By standing up to support critical infrastructure projects, meaningful supports for Indigenous communities, and creating better economic opportunities for all- Eric has been a strong representative for the people of the Kenora riding. As part of a Conservative government, Eric will keep working to deliver for the north while supporting Canadian workers, restoring ethics to government, and securing Canada’s future.
We are a progressive and proud public school board that serves the communities of beautiful Northwestern Ontario. Students in a KPDSB school always come first and programming options are continually expanding to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Many of the programs offered are the first of their kind in an Ontario school, a testament to the innovation of our staff and their dedication to our students.
Our Mission and Vision Mission Statement The Kenora Catholic District School Board is a Roman Catholic School System dedicated to excellence in education, the Christian formation of youth, and meaningful partnerships with family, community and the Church. Vision Statement The Kenora Catholic District School Board is a Catholic School system that is faith driven and Christ centered. We celebrate the Spirit within each of us through prayer, reflection, and our daily living. We share the gifts that each of us has been given. We support and uphold Catholic Christian values for each person in our community. We share the joy that is found in learning together through academics, the arts and athletics. We applaud effort and ability and encourage innovative thinking. We invite all to share in our mission. We are called to deliver our programs in light of the message of the Gospel.
Seven Generations Education Institute is cognizant of the strengths, values and traditions passed down through the generations of the Anishinaabe. Seven Generations Education Institute honours those who have walked ahead of us, respects those who walk with us and considers those yet to come. Seven Generations Education Institute encompasses the traditional education process by blending culture, tradition, information and technology. This philosophy provides opportunities to demonstrate our commitment to the values, needs, and learning styles of our communities. Our goal is to continue developing and implementing an education system that always takes into account the next Seven Generations. We will meet the needs of the present without compromising future generations and educate our people so they will succeed in the modern world.
The Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls is located along the eastern shores of Lake of the Woods, nestled in Mother Nature. Lake of the Woods is one of the world’s largest inland, freshwater lakes with over 14,000 islands and 65,000 miles of shoreline. As a small municipality, we pride ourselves on community spirit, environmental stewardship, and forward thinking. Spend your summers on the lake, in the sun and on the water or cozy up to a fire in a rustic cabin enjoying our winter wonderland. We are a full service community marked by a quaint and charming lifestyle while surrounded by an abundance of natural resources. There are over 60 customer service facilities offering a wide range of retail, hospitality, personal, financial and many other services.