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Atoskiwin Training and Employment

Centre of Excellence

ATEC is a 27,000-square-foot, fully accredited, non-profit, community-based, post-secondary training facility. The purpose-built facility, which officially opened in 2006, is the first of its kind to be built on a Manitoba First Nation reserve.
It was originally built to provide job training opportunities for work on the Wuskwatim hydroelectric generation project. Several hundred NCN Citizens participated in Wuskwatim-related training programs since ATEC was first announced in April 2003, as part of the agreement NCN negotiated with Manitoba Hydro to build Wuskwatim. (Below is an archive of downloadable publications, including brochures and newsletters that highlight ATEC's early history.

After those training programs were complete, the facility has transitioned to other educational uses. ATEC's long-term focus will be to offer a wide range of post-secondary and other education opportunities to fill skill needs for the First Nation and others in Northern Manitoba.

Job Referral Service Still Operating

ATEC is still an agency for Manitoba's Job Referral Service, but the emphasis has shifted from jobs on Wuskwatim to jobs on the upcoming Keeyask Hydroelectric Project and the Keewatinoow Converter Station project that is part of the proposed Bipole III direct-current transmission line.

Contact Atoskiwin Training & Employment Centre
for more information.

1 ATEC Drive, Nelson House, MBÝ R0B 1A0
Phone: (204) 484-2886Email
Toll free: 1 (866) 614-7686
Fax: (204) 484-2384

Historic Background Information about ATEC

Publications, brochures, newsletters


NCN Service Organizations