Trust & Post Secd. Education

Elizabeth Cardinal

Post Secondary Coordinator/Trust Program Supervisor, Recreation Director

Liz Cardinal is the Post-Secondary Education/ Trust Coordinator for Peerless Trout First Nation. Liz has resided in the community her entire life and has been working with the First Nation since 2014. She has been in her current position since 2018. 

Liz’s work history includes working as the Recreation Coordinator for a period of four years. She completed high school in Peerless Lake and holds a certificate in Early Childhood Education.  Liz was previously employed at the Head Start program in Peerless Lake and Trout Lake. She enjoyed her time working as an instructor and working with the children. Liz later and advanced to the position of Supervisor while working at Head Start. She also was employed with the Peerless Lake MD of Opportunity Outreach Centre as a youth worker.  Liz enjoys working in a team environment and working with other people.  

Her past experiences as an employee of PTFN has provided her with the pleasure of working with people of all ages. Liz has been a large part of planning many of the community events for PTFN. She is a gifted organizer and has extensive experience in event planning.  Liz is the recipient of the 2019 “Employee of the Year” award that is awarded each year by the Chief and Council of PTFN.  Liz was honored to win this award and receive such recognition. This award has inspired her to continue to do her job to the best of my ability. She feels her success is partly due to the great people she has the privilege of working with.   Liz also provides volunteer support within the community and has been very active with Minor Hockey. This is something she works on with her husband.  She feels blessed to have a wonderful husband with whom she has 4 children with. She also has one grandson. Family is the most important thing in her life.

Norma Noskiye

ISSETS Coordinator

Member of the community, born and raised. Has been working for the band since February of 2014. Norma is working on the trust programs and providing access to previous programs and application process. Norma is aware of all of the approved trust programs.  Norma has previous experience in the medical transportation.

Post Secondary Training & Sponsorship Program

Post Secondary Training & Sponsorship Program

  • Letter of acceptance into the courses you will need to continue with your education
  • Cost of tuition and books
  • Course outline
  • Potential start and end dates
  • Proof of dependents living with you: either copies of their birth certificates or their Alberta Health Care cards

ALL THIS INFORMATION IS REQUIRED WITH YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION BEFORE IT CAN BE PROCESSED FOR APPROVAL. PLEASE SEND YOUR COPLETED APPLICATION BACK TO OUR OFFICE BEFORE THE FOLLOWING DATES: 

  • FALL SEMESTER -JUNE 15, 2016
  • WINTER SEMESTER -NOVEMBER 15, 2016

IF YOU FAIL TO MEET THE ABOVE DEADLINES, PEERLESS TROUT FIRST NATION WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO DECLINE YOUR FUNDING APPLICATION.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE.

Trust Fund Program

Trust Programs approved by the Peerless Trout First Nation membership

2014: Cemetery Renovation Program, Escorts for City Medical Trips, Homemaker Program, Housing Minor Renovations, Literacy Education for Adults, WinCard Program (Student Attendance). 

2013: Elder’s Budget, Brushing Program (Youth Employment), Native Hockey Provincials, Treaty Days, Recreation Program, Emergency Response.

2012: Minor Hockey, Funeral Support, High School Diploma, Medical Emergency.

For more information on current trust programs, application processes, forms or upcoming trust votes please contact the Trust Coordinators. 

FEEDBACK ON HOMEMAKER PROGRAM

“I love getting the help with my home. I look forward to Thursdays every week.”
— Ruth Cardinal (Elder from Peerless Lake on Homemaker Program)

“I am happy with the cleaning done in my home. Nobody has done that for me…to come clean my home.”

— Solomon Noskiye (Elder from Trout Lake on Homemaker Program)