About MFNS

About MFNS

Manitoba First Nations SchoolNet, a division of Keewatin Tribal Council under the Special Projects Department, has been the Manitoba delivery agent of INAC’s First Nations SchoolNet program since 2003. Through this funding, MFNS provides connectivity services, technical support, youth employment and other services to 84 First Nations Schools and 61 CAP sites in Manitoba.

What We Do
  • Promote the use and adoption of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) by Aboriginal and remote communities
  • Advocate for the adoption and use of ICT by Aboriginal and remote communities
  • Connect Aboriginal and remote communities to the world
  • Educate Aboriginal people and members of remote communities in the uses and applications of ICT
  • Encourage the development and the ongoing utilization of ICT in Aboriginal and remote communities
  • Implement resources for Aboriginal and remote communities
  • Facilitate access to ICT
  • Broker the establishment of ICT by working with government and communities
  • Enable Aboriginal and remote community residents to participate in the 21st century economy
Who We Serve
  • Aboriginal and remote communities
  • Youth
  • First Nations schools
  • Community organizations
  • Aboriginal and remote community members
  • Our Funders
Values & Guiding Principles
  • Innovative and adaptable.
  • Client centred – personalized, professional and responsive to individual client needs
  • Youth Driven
  • Accountable
  • Fair and equitable
  • Cultural sensitive
  • Transparent
Mission Statement

Manitoba First Nations SchoolNet (MFNS) promotes the use and adoption of Information Communication Technologies by Aboriginal and remote communities facilitating access to the 21st century digital economy.

Vision Statement

Manitoba First Nation SchoolNet will be a leader in skills development, research, and Information Communication Technologies access and innovation in Aboriginal and remote communities.

If you are interested in learning more about our programs or services, please contact us.