Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC)

At the CNC Lakes Aboriginal Resource Centre, we aim to provide culturally relevant programs and services for Indigenous students. Together, we strive to support and promote cultural pride and awareness in a safe and inclusive environment that engages and empowers all learners.

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"Place of the Talking Stick"

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The CNC Lakes campus Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) is a safe and inclusive space where we provide a friendly, welcoming, open-door policy for all students, visitors and staff. The ARC features a coffee/ tea bar, a quiet space for students to have lunch, and a comfortable lounge area. We also have a wide variety of cultural resources available to students.




Aboriginal Student Services

Access culturally relevant student workshops, counselling resources, facilities, and more.

Student Services

Aboriginal Student Funding

If you’re looking for assistance paying for college, check out these resources. There are several Aboriginal Awards that can be applied for as well as resources for additional financial aid.

Student Funding

Academic & Career Planning

Do you have questions regarding academic planning? Unsure of which career path is best for you? Connect with an Academic Advisor.

Academic Advising

Important Dates

The Aboriginal Advisor Liasion works in collaboration with the CNC staff to host culturally relevant events and activities throughout the fiscal year to honour diversity and promote Aboriginal culture while we continue our healing journey in moving toward truth and reconciliation.

February 23   National Anti-bullying Day
March 21- 25  CNC Lakes Aboriginal History Week 
May 5 National Day for Awareness & Action for Murdered and Missing Women, Girls and Gender Diverse Kin (MMIWG2S) 
June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day 
September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)