Seven Generations Education Institute receives 2021 Wood Design Award

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Kenora, ON – March 1, 2021 – Seven Generations Education Institute near Fort Frances, ON, designed by Nelson Architecture Inc. of Kenora, was the winner of the 2021 Institutional Award from the Canadian Wood Council’s Ontario Wood Works! Program. Other awards were presented to the new Laurentian University Student Centre in Sudbury, Toronto Montessori School, SmartVMC Bus Terminal… Read More »

Testimonial

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Thank you David and Co. for designing a truly wonderful cottage. Your attention to detail as well as your expertise in combining beauty with practicality has created a cottage that is both functional and stunning. You were also able to capture the best views and sunlight yet also positioning the cottage in an unobtrusive manner.… Read More »

Art Centre Opens!

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Kenora Online, Mike Aiken, Sunday, 20 October 2019 The new Douglas Family Art Centre was full today for the grand opening. Visitors brushed off some unfinished parts outside, so they could finally get a glimpse of the art inside. “It’s exciting to finally reach this day!” said Lori Nelson, director for MUSE, which oversees both… Read More »

Seven Generations fetes new campus

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Fort Frances Times, Ken Kellar, Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 It was a day of celebration, tradition and possibilities as Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) held a grand opening ceremony for its new campus on Couchiching First Nation last Wednesday. The Fort Frances campus, officially called Niizhwaaching Aanikoobijigeng Gikinoo’amaadiiwigamig, is a state-of-the-art project years in the… Read More »

“On the Map’ for Conferences

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Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business, February 2017 Renovated Kenora High School is magnet for meetings (excerpts) The pull of the tourism magnet to Kenora has gotten a whole lot stronger. Since the opening of the Manidoo Baawatig Event Centre in September, the venue has hosted “hundreds” of concerts, training seminars, and conferences and conventions ranging… Read More »

Seven Generations School in Fort Frances

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Media Release from Seven Generations Education Institute, 2018 The Honourable Nadeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced funding for infrastructure projects at universities, colleges and other post-secondary institutions throughout the province. The funding will support enhancements to infrastructure at Ontario post-secondary institutions, while also supporting long-term innovation and sustainability objectives. Federal funding… Read More »

Kenora’s New Art Centre

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Reprinted from “Build It” magazine 2019-2020, Kenora Construction Association The donation of a treasured collection of watercolours and woodblock prints to the Lake of the Woods Museum presented a rare and exciting opportunity to the community of Kenora, Ontario — to create an art centre that would not only be home to this collection but… Read More »

Kenora architect makes his mark

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by Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business Wherever architect David Nelson goes in Kenora, he sees the visible and tangible signs of his talents. “My kids go to a school that we designed, I go to city hall and there’s the council chambers, I go to the public works buildings and we did that. We find… Read More »

Kenora Fire and Emergency Services Centre

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Taken in part from the March 20, 2010 article by Reg Clayton in “The Enterprise” The City’s new $5.9 million Fire and Emergency Services Centre takes full advantage of location to incorporate energy efficient features from roof to foundation. The hilltop site and southern exposure enhances the building’s design features to make the most of… Read More »