Marten Falls First Nation
Economic Development

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
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Community Employment Counsellor is Wendy Coaster
Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation
Application Process
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 5, 2019

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