Poplar Hill First Nation
Economic Development

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

Economic initiatives Poplar Hill First Nation is involved with include:
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store
  • Signed business agreement (2014) with North Star Air and its affiliate Cargo North
  • Ongoing efforts for alternate sources of renewable energy other than the current diesel generation which costs $1 million per year for the community of 600 residents
Comments
Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Eligibility
Members of Poplar Hill First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 3, 2019

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