AlgomaU signs MOU to expand access to education in Mushkegowuk Territory


Algoma University’s School of Social Work, Omushkego Education – Mushkegowuk Council, and Payukotayno: James and Hudson Bay Family Services recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MOU establishes a new partnership between the three entities under the goal of improving accessibility to certificate, postsecondary, and training programs in social work and enhancing the retention and success of the Mushkegowuk People in these programs. AlgomaU President Asima Vezina said that this partnership is part of the university’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action regarding education and child welfare.