FPDI is governed by a Board of Directors that is elected from the 32 member First Nations; each known as a “Sub-Agreement Holder” and FPDI is known as the “Primary Agreement Holder”.


The articles of incorporation of FPDI support the principle of grassroots or local decision-making while promoting, advocating and addressing the needs of First Nations through their local boards.


Our online training video section is design to help all our SAH communities with their reporting requirements and online service tools like the ARMS "Accountability & Resource Management System."

FPDI acknowledges the support and funding for its programming from the federal Government of Canada

1.  Identifying Labour Market Opportunities

2.  Building Capacity & Facilitating Development

3.  Creating Partnerships with Industry & Educators

4.  Ensuring Fiscal Accountability


For training and employment services, please reference our Community Contact Page to contact your local


First Nation Employment and Training Coordinator

FPDI supports their member First Nations

(Sub-Agreement Holders – SAHs) by achieving greater success in employment and training initiatives through:

FPDI and IBEW are offering a Level 1 Electrical training program. Info sessions are located at FPDI's sub-office in Winnipeg.  


For more information or to secure spot for upcoming info sessions, Please Contact:

Derek Ross or Shawna Kemble.

FPDI is now working with two separate robotics toolkits to deliver two-week robotic workshops to educate and train youth in communities and schools around Manitoba. This lego workshop is an introductory course into the world of Information Technology, while building the foundation for STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...

Please be advised that the FPDI office is now open with social distancing protocols in place. Please call the FPDI office for more information...


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