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Batchewana First Nation
Operations and Maintenance

Oversees the operations and maintenance of community infrastructure and related services
  • Provides public works services to the 4 reserves of Batchewana First Nation (Goulais Bay Reserve, Rankin Reserve, Obadjiwan Reserve and Whitefish Island Reserve) through varied arrangements

Performs a variety of tasks and maintenance operations including:
  • Road maintenance
  • Landscaping and community beautification
  • Brushing services
  • Street lighting
  • Repairs and upkeep of community buildings and residential homes
  • Snow removal
  • Upkeep of public spaces and grounds
  • Management and rental of Old Hall and Goulais Complex

Capital Planning
  • Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning
  • Assists with subdivision development plan and residential lot development plans

Additional services:
  • Curbside garbage collection is provided on all 4 reserves by private contractors
  • Coordinates a curbside blue box recycling program on Rankin Reserve
  • Cemetery upkeep is done through community volunteers
  • Water and sewer in Goulais Bay and Obadjiwan are through private wells and septic fields
  • Water and sewer in Rankin Reserve is connected to the city system of Sault Ste Marie
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
  • Goulais pick-up Mon
  • Obadjiwan pick-up Wed
  • Rankin pick-up Thu
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Members of Batchewana First Nation
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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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