Mattagami First Nation
Economic Development

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Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Posts employment opportunities in office and on website
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Provides assistance for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members

Current economic initiatives include:
  • 60% stake in Compass Carriers, a trucking company hauling ore through Mattagami FN for a Timmins mine
  • Waterfront feasibility study and master plan to determine the viability of potential projects such as establishing a marina, an RV park, a fish hatchery, and an events centre, made possible by $82,000 funding as announced in Jul 2018 from the federal government provided through FedNor¬ís Northern Ontario Development Program
Comments
Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Mattagami First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On December 3, 2018

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