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Michipicoten First Nation
Economic Development and Research

Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • 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
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
  • Assists with bringing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal business communities together to form partnerships and encourage economic self sufficiency
  • Researches economic opportunities, proposal writing and reviews funding criteria as related to community needs and training
Economic initiatives Michipicoten is involved with include:
  • Working relationship with Augustine Ventures Inc, a junior gold exploration company
  • Completion and implementation of the MFN Comprehensive Community Plan
  • Agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources for the Magpie Forest Management Plan initiative
  • Agreement with Magino Mine Project to conduct a Traditional Knowledge Study, a federally-funded independent Environmental Study and researching the impacts and benefits of the mining activity within Michipicoten territory
Not affiliated with a Tribal CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Superior Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm; Fri 8 am-1:30 pm
Members of Michipicoten First Nation
Application Process
Appointment required, contact the Membership Clerk
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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