Community Partners

Community and organizational partners engaged in the VOICE Research Project demonstrate a collective will to increase the success of children and youth. Vale, the major employer in Thompson, Manitoba, has made a significant financial contribution to the project. It recognizes the importance of helping children and youth achieve educational and employment success.

Nearly 90 individuals from First Nations and Manitoba communities, Brandon University and University College of the North are actively involved in the VOICE Research Project.  Together, our partners have contributed more than $3.3 million in financial and in-kind contributions.

Our community partners are:

  • Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
  • Brandon University
  • City of Thompson
  • Flin Flon School Division
  • Kelsey School Division
  • Lakeshore School Division
  • Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning
  • Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc.
  • Manitoba Hydro
  • Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.
  • Manitoba Métis Federation Inc.
  • Manitoba School Boards Association
  • Opaskwayak Educational Authority
  • Oxford House First Nation Board of Education
  • School District of Mystery Lake
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • University College of the North
  • Vale