President’s Welcome


Welcome to the Ontario Native Education Counselling Association website. As President of ONECA, I would like to express my gratitude to those who have supported ONECA over the years. ONECA has shown growth and development and will continue to work diligently to support  the initiatives of the organization and fulfill its mandate.

In our website you will have access to resources, job postings, information about our services and how to apply or register and any upcoming events at ONECA.

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Paid your 2015/2016 Membership? You can now access private resources, meeting minutes, annual audits, our counsellor directories and participate in upcoming webinars. Login to the right with your email and password to access all these member exclusive items.

Opposition to First Nation Education Act

Letter from President - October 17, 2013.

A lobby kit has been prepared for the proposed First Nation Education Act.  The documents are in zipped format.  Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have any issue opening them.

Upcoming Events

Native Counsellor Training Program 2015

ONECA is excited to offer the NCTP program for the summer of 2015.  See link above for details. Deadline for applications is June 2.

Professional Development

ONECA is offering two professional development courses this summer.  See link above for details.

Francis Pegahmagabow Commemoration 2016

ONECA is an executive member of the Francis Pegahmagabow Commemoration 2016 Committee, formed to create and install a life-sized bronze sculpture honouring Francis Pegahmagabow, the most highly-decorated First Nations soldier of WW I.

ONECA 2015 Conference

Our Annual Conference will take place June 1-3, 2015 in Thunder Bay.  This Year's Theme is Waves of Success.  Renew your membership and book early to get the best rate.


See our poster, a link to the course, and list of FAQs.

First Nation Education Act

In an effort to keep our viewers informed, we are compiling a list of resources regarding the proposed First Nation Education Act.

First Nation Education Law Template Project

FINAL DOCUMENTS are now available and include webinars, history, protocol, and template. Click the link above for information regarding this resource project for First Nation Governments in Ontario.

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