Crescive Corporation

Crescive Corporation will be dissolved December 31, 2007.



The Centre - Event Hosting, Planning, and Delivery at the Dryden Regional Training and Cultural Centre

 The Centre
The Crescive Corporation will continue to operate the building and all of the events at The Centre in Dryden until December 31, 2007. At that time the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) will assume management and operation of The Centre, including events. It is expected that the quality of service will continue at its exemplary level into the future.

For booking, reservations, and other Centre information, please click on the banner above or type


Network Services and Information Systems Consulting

 Effective September 1, 2007, the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) will assume the operation and maintenance of the regional wireless WAN and provide support and service to the customers utilizing services on and/or connected to the network.

The KPDSB will continue to offer a wide range of network services including:
  • Layer Two Network LAN Transport
  • Last Mile Connectivity
  • IP/PBX Voice over IP Solutions
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Domain, Website, and Email Hosting
  • Off-Site Data Storage

    Clients and customers can make service contact for product information or support services at the following points:
    Phone (Kenora Local): 807-468-6320 ext.240
    Phone (Dryden Local): 807-223-5553 ext.240


    Ontario Secondary School Diploma Courses and Programs for Adults

     Students enrolled prior to June 2007 in secondary school credit studies with the Adult Education and Training Division of Crescive can continue to have their lessons marked and can receive credits from the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board until December 2007. Please contact your local high school for further information on how to access these services.

    Students can also contact their local high school for other services that can assist them in obtaining an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). These services may include:
  • Access to secondary school credit studies (day school and possibly alternative programs)
  • Mature prior learning assessment and recognition (MPLAR)
  • Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR)
  • Challenge exams and assessments testing
  • Alternative programming for students under the age of twenty-one
  • Guidance counseling
  • Transcripts and diplomas issued

    The KPDSB high schools are also a gateway to the Independent Learning Centre (ILC), a division of TV Ontario, which provides a wide range of distance education credit courses in English and in French, for Ontario residents who want to earn Ministry of Education high school diploma credits, upgrade basic skills, or study for personal development. The ILC can be reached at:

    Independent Learning Centre
    PO Box 200, Station Q
    Toronto, ON
    M4T 2T1

    1-800-387-5512 (service in English only)
    1-800-265-0454 (service in French only)
    Fax: 416-484-2754



     The Training Division of Crescive will complete existing contracts and cease operation December 31, 2007.

    In partnership with 10-4 Driving Academy of Thunder Bay, this division will continue to offer a Heavy Equipment (HE) Training program, an AZ Driver (AZ) Training program or a combined HE/AZ program at different locations in the region until December 31, 2007.

    For program booking and other information, please contact Karen Thorne in Training at 807-223-5553 ext.2445.


    Skilled Trades Awareness Programs

     Over the last four years, the Training Division has been very active in the promotion of Skilled Trades with North-Western Ontario targeting regional high school students, employers, parents, educators, and other key stakeholders. These awareness programs were delivered through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) in partnetship with regional high schools who were responsible for student placement and the Passport-to-Prosperity Program. This program was to build awareness among regional employers about the potential of placing high school students in skilled trade Co-op placements. The Passport-to-Prosperity Program will be run by Crescive Corporation staff until December 31, 2007.

    These skilled trade awareness initiatives will be continued by the KPDSB under the banner and brand of 'Tools [th]at Work'. Please click on the 'Tools [th]at Work' logo on the left or type