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Couchiching First Nation

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Description
Functions as the governing centre for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to:
  • Hospital services available at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Treaty #3 Police; call 1-888-310-1122 for police services to be dispatched to reserve
  • Owns and operates Couchiching Bingo Palace
  • Provides the Couchiching Child Care Centre also known as 4 C's Daycare
  • Owns and operates the 18-hole Heron Landing Golf Course
  • Offers recreational activities and events for community members including a fully-equipped men's and women's gym, a sportsfield and parks, summer day camps for youth and a Toy Lending Library
  • Provides a community convenience store and gasbar

Comments
Chief and 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral system; next election Mar 2022
Eligibility
Members of Couchiching First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
1-888-581-0249
Office
807-274-3228 - Band Office
Fax
807-274-6458
Web Site
http://www.couchichingfirstnation.com
Email
cfnreception@vianet.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box RMB 2027
RR 2
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Amanda French, Executive Assistant
Email: execassist@vianet.ca
Chief
Brian Perrault
Phone: 807-274-3228 Ext 228
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2022
Address
107 Hwy 11, Administration Centre
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Community is located off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
  • Main reserve is Couchiching 16A with a land area of 24.8 sq miles; second reserve is Agency 1 which is shared with 3 other First Nations
  • Administration Centre is located at intersection of Hwy 11 and Bruyere Ave on Couchiching First Nation¬†

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1600

Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Couchiching First Nation