Fredericton’s Indigenous FabLab

Calling all Indigenous Youth! Where creativity, culture and innovation come together.

What is a FabLab?

A FabLab, or digital fabrication laboratory, is a place to play, create, mentor, invent, and a place for
learning and innovation. FabLabs provide access to the environment, skills, materials, and technologies
to allow anyone to make almost anything (

Our Program

At the Fredericton FabLab, we offer a unique opportunity for Indigenous Youth to learn and explore their creativity by bringing together culture and digital fabrication technologies.


The program is for Indigenous Youth aged 15 – 30 years old who are not employed or in school. The program is offered in English and in French.

Our Offering

• 4 months paid training program plus 1 month paid internship
• 6 hours per day (13.75$ per hour)
• 5 days per week

Starting Date

January 4, 2023, to May 19, 2023


Brookside Mall
435 Brookside Dr., Unit 36,
Fredericton, NB, E3A8V4

Who We Are

The Fredericton FabLab is the Indigenous FabLab in Canada offering services and resources
designed for and by Indigenous people.

Our Space

Our facility provides you a safe place to transform your creative ideas into reality using digital fabrication
We provide workshops, equipment, and materials to develop projects that bring solutions, have utility, are culturally significant, or are just fun to make.
Whether it’s a pair of moccasins, a custom t-shirt, or an RC drone, you will learn about digital milling, vinyl cutting, embroidering, laser engraving, Arduino programming, and 3D printing.

Our Vision

To be a standard-bearer for innovative social initiatives, in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous
people collaborate to promote and realize the full potential of First Peoples, in a context of authentic and continuing reconciliation.

Our Mission

To help foster and support social and technological innovation by and with Indigenous people, both in
cities and communities, with a focus on promoting and encouraging pride in Indigenous identity.

To register, contact:

Leon Morris, Technology
Program Coordinator
(506) 962-8687