What is the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition?

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) is a non-profit, charitable organization, one of four provincial umbrella organizations funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development. Incorporated since 1988, and operating under the guidance of an elected Board of Directors, the ONLC is a provincial networking and field development organization supporting and serving Native Literacy Service Providers and learners in Ontario.

Our Mission Statement

  • Mission To provide information, support and training to Native Literacy Service Providers in the Province of Ontario; enhancing ability and awareness of literacy issues.
  • Vision The ONLC will be the leader of Native literacy in the Province of Ontario.
  • Core Values Founded on the principles of the Seven Grandfather Teachings, the ONLC will respect the individual as a whole person – part of a family, community, and a Nation.