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Mississauga First Nation
Misswezahging Development Corporation

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Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects
  • 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
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Provides services within the following programs:
  • Capacity Development
  • Employment and Training
  • Job Development
  • Housing Development
  • Lands and Estates
  • Membership
  • Natural Resources
Economic initiatives Mississauga First Nation is involved with include:
  • Management of Chiblow Lake Lodge
  • Management of Mississauga Sports/Cultural Complex
  • Partnership in the Mississagi Provincial Park Commission which is being formed beginning March 2018 by Sagamok, Serpent River and Mississauga First Nations, as well as the City of Elliot Lake to operate the 49-sq km Mississaugi Provincial Park
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron TreatyWaubetek Business Development Officer is Norma-Jean Sagassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-nsagassige@waubetek.com
Hours of Operation
Sep-Jun: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm Jul-Aug: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Members of Mississauga First Nation (Mississauga #8)
Application Process
Varies by service, call for more information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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