Sandy Lake First Nation
Economic Development Services

Administers and manages the community economic operations
  • Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Posts employment opportunities in office and on website
  • 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
  • Participates in a partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP
  • In Oct 2016, Frontier Lithium signed Exploration Agreements with Deer Lake First Nation and Sandy Lake First Nation regarding Frontier¬ís mineral exploration activities on its PAK Lithium Project in the Red Lake Mining District

Also oversees:
  • Public Works Department
  • Rentals and leasing of community buildings
Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 23, 2019

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