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Webequie First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers a small business centre which includes the Northwest Company's Northern Store and the Webequie Motel
  • Provides a Canada Post postal station
  • Provides 3 sweat lodges for community members
  • Operates a local radio station, CSPN Radio
  • Serviced with several daily passenger flights by Wasaya Airlines and Nakina Outpost Air Service to/from Webequie Airport, administered and operated by Ministry of Transportation; charter air service also available
  • Participates in the Junior Canadian Rangers Program for youth (12-18 years) which teaches various skills including but not limited to first aid, using rifles safely, hunting and fishing, Native customs and traditions, healthy living, staying in school and drug and alcohol abuse awareness

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band office)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Crisis Intervention
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Nursing Station
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Peacekeepers Services
  • Webequie First Nation Education Authority
  • Webequie First Nation Education Authority, Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible by air or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake
  • Webequie is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Community is surrounded by Winisk River Provincial Park
  • Tikinagan Child & Family Services office in Webequie: 807-353-5202 or 1-866-833-5606
  • Webequie Business Centre (motel): 807-353-5506 or 807-353-5504
  • Peacekeepers coordinator is Peter Jacob (
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Members of Webequie First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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