Wawakapewin 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
  • 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
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members

Economic initiatives Wawakapewin First Nation is currently involved with include:

Joint ownership of Wataynikaneyap Power with 12 other First Nations, to reinforce transmission lines to Pickle Lake and Musselwhite Mine and to construct new transmission lines north of Pickle Lake to service remote First Nation communities
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Wawakapewin First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 7, 2019

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