Director and Partner
Decontie Construction Inc.
Wanda Thusky is Algonquin Anishinabe from Barriere Lake, Quebec who lives in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg. She went to elementary school in Rapid Lake, graduated high school in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, completed her collegial studies with a DEC at Heritage College, and received a Bachelor in Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She brings her knowledge and experience to Decontie Construction Inc. as a Director and Partner. In Decontie’s role, she plays an important role with her team in the advocacy of Algonquin-Anishinabe workforce within the construction industry. Specifically, she is involved in the handling of contractual administration, negotiations, the recruitment, hiring and developmental/implementation of training of Algonquin-Anishinabe workforces. Wanda is also the Executive Director of the Pathway to Strengthening the Algonquin Anishinabe Workforce project, funded by the ESDC’s Sectorial Initiative Program for the creation of a Case Management Model Software to be utilized as a tool by employers, employees, organizations and educational institutions for the purpose of recruitment, retention, training and integration within the labor market of construction.