Success Stories

  • Mark MacDonald - Scotia Bank Financial Advisor

    March 4, 2016

    While I have always had a lot of interest in finances and investing, I never pursued a career in finance. This is mostly because I did not feel I had the training required; my education is in a completely different field.

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  • Shannon Beaumont - Career Counselling

    January 22, 2016

    I was stuck in a job, which was causing me mental and physical illness. Although the benefits were great I was incredibly unhappy. The Manitoba Métis Federation – Employment and Training department helped me rework my resume to highlight the skills I already possess and taught me the importance of a cover letter.

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  • Denae Corman - Bachelor of Administration - University of Winnipeg

    January 22, 2016

    With the help and support of the Manitoba Metis Federation – Metis Employment and Training I completed my degree in Bachelor of Administration with a double concentration in Human Resource Management and Marketing at the University of Winnipeg. It was because of their help and support that I was given the opportunity to start my career with Tipi Insurance Partners.

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  • Kayla Sittler - Urban Circle Training Centre

    January 22, 2016

    I needed help making a cover letter and fixing up my resume from Suzanne MacPherson at the MMF. She found a job that was hiring in my line of training (administrative work) and it was at Urban Circle Training Centre for a 6 month term!

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  • Bob Peterson- Technical Analyst at Shaw

    January 18, 2016

    Upon a two-year stint on disability, my optimisms for employment were tainted by lack of calls for a countless number of jobs I was over qualified for.

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  • Chris McNarland - Maxim Truck & Trailer

    August 11, 2015

    I had been working as a bodyman apprentice and was laid off. I went to Metis Employment and Training to explore my options of other places where I could work. I discovered that MET had a partnership with Maxim Truck & Trailer and decided I would really like to apply there.

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  • Jamie Morgan - Addictions Community Service Worker Program

    April 16, 2015

    Hi my name is Jamie. When I moved to Winnipeg over five years ago, I needed help with my resume and cover letter. I went to The Manitoba Metis Federation Employment and Training for advice. The wonderful staff helped me out with job searching as well as helping me with my resume and cover letter.

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  • Amanda Desjarlais - Accounts Receivable Administrator

    April 16, 2015

    I went to MMF for employment support as I was in looking for a job change. I talked over the phone with one of the training counselor's and had a meeting set up to meet her face to face within that week. At this meeting she listened to what it was that I was looking for and helped me draft up a professional resume and cover letter. She was my one on one training counselor from that day until I found new employment.

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  • Tim Kardal - Class 1 Driver Training Program

    March 20, 2015

    I am now enjoying working more and I am thankful the opportunity to gain a class 1 license. I am grateful for the support from the Manitoba Metis Federation and I don’t think I would be as successful today without the help of MET Recruitment. I took the course and training very seriously and I made it an obligation to attend the course without an absence. Professional Transport put on a great course and the instructors were very professional and knowledgeable about the industry.

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  • Aron Perrie - Class 1 Driver Training Program

    December 20, 2014

    In the beginning of November of 2014 I approached MET in regards to the Class 1 Professional Driving Training Program. I met with representatives who encouraged me to take the steps to achieve my career goals. It was a quick process from attending the information session, meeting with the MET representatives and then receiving the invitation to attend the training with Professional Driver Training School.

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  • Justine Chartrand - Bachelor of Physical Therapist - University of Manitoba

    August 27, 2012 - April 26, 2013

    Upon graduating from High School, École Communautaire Aurèle-Lemoine on the Honour’s list in 2009, I knew I wanted to apply to the Physical Therapy program at the University of Manitoba. Growing up, I loved sports, participating in Hockey and Soccer. I found that becoming a Physiotherapist was a great way to combine my keen interest for sports as well as rehabilitation of sports injuries and assisting athletes in restoration or improvement of function.

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  • Byran Monan - Job Search Assistance

    July 10, 2013

    I was born in Thompson but moved away at a young age. In 2009 I started return to Thompson MB for summer employment. When I decided to relocate to Thompson on full time basis, I knew I wanted a job that had medical benefits, and a fare pay.

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  • Tasha - Path to Success

    Tasha has always been proud and honoured to be Metis and wanted the best for herself. She represents the MMF's slogan, Believe in yourself - believe in Metis, perfectly.

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  • Neil Dreilich - Assiniboine Community College - Police Studies

    Neil was born in Birtle and raised in Binscarth, Manitoba. Struggling in high school Neil became determined to succeed and graduated with honours. After taking a year off school and working as well as doing some soul searching Neil decided he would pursue formal education in order to one day become a RCMP Officer.

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  • Tamara Cunningham - Assiniboine Community College - Business Administration Year 2

    Tamara received financial assistance from the SWLAC for 2 years and has successfully completed her training in Business Administration in December 2010.

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  • James Brown - ACC in Brandon - Level 2 Heavy Duty Mech

    The course was a 2 year program that when finished along with my summer work co-op I would graduate with my level 2 Heavy Duty Mech, I still need to finish levels 3 and 4 and then challenge for my Red Seal , but for now I need to finish my apprenticeship hours.

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  • Kristin Merasty - University of Manitoba's School of Social Work - Social Work Degree

    I chose to enter the University of Manitoba’s School of Social Work- Northern Access Program here in Thompson, because I found out that I could work in a variety of areas having a Social Work Degree, so I thought this program best suited me. I entered this program in September 2007, and graduated in May 2011.

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  • Reg Bell - Assiniboine Community College - Level 2 Heavy Equipment Technician

    The course I Just attended was level 2 Heavy Equipment Technician level 2 of 4. It was an 8 week course from February 14 To May 6 at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon Manitoba.

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