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Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Economic Development

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Description
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
  • Hosts economic development strategic planning sessions
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Economic initiatives Pic River First Nation is involved with include:
  • Assistance with establishing license on Big Pic Forest
  • Oversees Pic River business interests including Kagiano Power Corp, Black River Power and Umbata Falls Project
  • Assists with Pic River chipping proposal
  • Works in partnership building with area First Nations
Comments
Tribal Council: UnaffiliatedPolitical Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Superior Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application Process
No application process
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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