Marten Falls 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
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
  • 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

Employment Counselling
Provides support, advocacy and direction for Band members who are seeking employment and includes following services:
  • Assistance with resume and cover letter writing
  • Guidance in filling out job applications
  • Tips for job searches and preparing for interviews
  • On-going counselling with any challenges in workplace

Local economic initiatives include:
  • Advisory for local businesses including Bigfoot Variety, the grocery store and a fuel supply business
  • Assisting in the study of connecting the community by road (new winter road) to the permanent highway system
  • Developing a comprehensive community profile to determine community assets, labour force inventory and land inventory for new business development as these all relate to opportunities from the Ring of Fire mining venture
  • Current Environmental Assessment (EA) to determine best route for an all-season access road beginning N of Nakina to Marten Falls FN; EA scheduled to be complete by the summer of 2020
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Community Employment Counsellor is Wendy Coaster
Eligibility
Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 5, 2019

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