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North Caribou Lake First Nation
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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers 2 main stores (Northern and Onadamakay), several small private businesses, Weagamow Lake Five Bay Garage, Weagamow Lake Restaurant and a public library
  • Operates a Canada Post postal service
  • Operates a community radio station (CHWL) which broadcasts community news and events to residents
  • Serviced by flights with Weagamow Air and Wasaya Airways through the Round Lake airport located 1.9 km west of community, and maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Offers an Anglican Church and Weagamow Evangelical Church
  • Coordinates a Community Garden and donates fresh produce for the Annual Hunter's Festival in its 26th year in 2016
  • 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
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Early Childhood Development
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Home and Community Care Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Maternal and Child Health Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Travel Clerk
  • Housing Program
  • New Horizons Treatment Centre
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority, Native Sena School
  • Ontario Works
  • Public Library
  • Public Works Department
  • Weagamow Air Base
Comments
Tribal Council: Windigo First NationsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible year-round by air through Round Lake Airport, Weagamow Air Base or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake
  • Land area is approx 92 sq km and is known as Weagamow Lake Indian Reserve 87
  • Weagamow Lake is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Tikinagan Child & Family Services head office in Sioux Lookout: 807-737-3466 (ph), 807-737-3543 (fax)
  • Weagamow Accommodations: 807-469-9925
  • Alternate email for Band Office: council@northcaribou.ca
  • Community now has year-round road access through the Wa-Pik-Che-Wanoog Bridge, officially opened Oct 2017
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On May 12, 2020

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