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16th Annual Conference and Tradeshow

The OFNTSC is pleased to announce the launch of www.ofntscconference.com. ofntscconference.com is the place to be for information related to the 16th Annual OFNTSC Conference and Tradeshow. Taking place from August 23-25, 2011 at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay, ON.

OFNTSC Presents to Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Bill S-11

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) recently presented to the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples regarding Bill S-11. The OFNTSC was asked to provide a technical perspective on Bill S-11 and highlight some of the challenges that First Nations are faced with while delivering safe drinking water.

OFNTSC Conference presentations now available!

The  15th Annual OFNTSC Conference presentations are now available for download. Many First Nations and Tribal Councils from across Ontario joined the OFNTSC for this three day event in Niagara Falls.

15th Annual Student Classic

The OFNTSC recognizes the time, dedication and sacrifice students have to make in order to achieve their goal of graduation from College or University in the fields of Science and Technology. The Student Classic began modestly as an idea to encourage First Nations students to become interested in careers in Science and Technology.

15th Annual Student Achievement Awards

The OFNTSC acknowledges the importance of having First Nations people achieving successful careers in Science and Technology and applying their expertise to working with our communities. Thus each year the OFNTSC takes the opportunity to honour the accomplishments of First Nations students who have persevered in attaining a high level of education in the field of Science and Technology. 
 

15th Annual OFNTSC Conference and Tradeshow

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is pleased to announce that the OFNTSC will be holding its 15th Annual OFNTSC Technical Conference and Tradeshow from August 24 to 26, 2010 at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Press Release: OFNTSC works to mitigate climate change on critical First Nations infrastructure

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) working together with Engineers Canada and Stantec have collaboratively developed a First Nations Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Toolkit. The First Nations PIEVC Toolkit aims to assist First Nations in identifying and developing mitigation measures for risks to infrastructure in First Nations.  Three First Nations in Ontario have tested the kit to ensure its viability for future use.

Press Release: First Nations Water Symposium to address progress on Federal Government’s promise to eliminate of boil water advisories in Ontario First Nation

Niagara Falls, ON - On May 15, 2018 the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) will be holding the 2018 First Nations Water Symposium in Niagara Falls, ON at the Sheraton on the Falls beginning at 8:30am. The First Nations Water Symposium aims to bring together Chiefs, administrators and water/wastewater plant operators with federal and provincial governments to address water quality issues. 

Student Achievement/Derrick Kamanga Memorial Award Applications now available

The OFNTSC’s Student Achievement and the Derrick Kamanga Memorial Award applications are now available for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Each year the OFNTSC awards four - $1000 scholarships to First Nations students across the province in science or technology fields, and one - $2000 award for a First Nation student in engineering.  

Students applying for the awards must meet these eligibility requirements:

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