Aboriginal Student Services

Meet the Aboriginal Advisor

Meet Lori Gagnon, the Aboriginal Advisor/ Liaison at CNC's Quesnel Campus. Lori is a member of the Métis Nation of BC, and her family comes from Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.

As the dedicated Aboriginal Advisor/ Liaison, Lori promotes and supports Aboriginal student success by providing access to Aboriginal resources and culturally relevant activities. Lori also assists with sponsorships, supports First Nations partnerships and facilitates community input for future programs. She coordinates with sponsoring agencies and CNC faculty, while providing academic and career planning and advising for students at CNC.  Below are some specific services available to Aboriginal Students at the Quesnel Campus.


Lori Gagnon

"Make it your business to ask questions from staff at the College. It is our business to share knowledge and provide pathways for success" - Lori Gagnon

Aboriginal Student Services

The following services and facilities are available at the Quesnel campus for Aboriginal students. Check out our campus map for help locating our Aboriginal Student facilities.

  • Culturally Appropriate Quiet Space (S128)
  • Elder in Residence: Elder Doreen Patrick
  • Ceremonial Smudging
  • Drop-in Computer Lab (S126)
  • Library (S137)

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Access Additional Student Services

Counselling Services

Maintaining your mental and emotional health is important to academic success and personal well-being. CNC Student Services and Health and Wellness are here to support you in reaching your goals.

Reach out to the counsellor at any time:

Kirsten Balaski
Tel: +1 250-991-7500 ext. 7604
E: quesnelcounselling@cnc.bc.ca

Additional counselling resources

Academic Advising

Do you have questions regarding academic planning? Unsure of which career path is best for you?

Connect with the Academic Advisor:

Christine Hofmeier
Tel: +1 250-991-7500 ext. 7638
E: hofmeierc1@cnc.bc.ca

Additional Advising Information

Student Resources

Discover additional services available to all CNC students. Get information regarding accessibility, academic records, student advising, health and wellness, and more.

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