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Batchewana First Nation

Governance


Description
Functions as the governing office for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to the following:
  • Child and Family services provided by Nog-Da-Win-Da-Min Family & Community Services; head office in Sault Ste Marie
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Batchewana First Nation Police Service, Rankin Reserve, Sault Ste Marie
  • Facilities operated by the First Nation include the Administration/Cultural Centre, Health Centre, Family Crisis Shelter, Elders' Complex, Day Care Centre, Arena, Youth/Teen Centre, Police Station, Gas Bar, Confectionary Store and the Batchewana Learning Centre
  • Offers business opportunities in building and equipment rentals, arena operations, community operations and Bingo Hall
  • Coordinates renewable energy initiatives and sustainable agricultural initiatives
  • Provides education services under the Education Department for all community students including administration of Batchewana Learning Centre
  • Operates a Family Crisis Shelter and a Volunteer Fire Department
  • Provides a Walk-in Clinic, health care and health programs at the Batchewana Health Centre
  • Offers childcare at Rankin Day Care Centre
  • Operates a Youth/Teen Centre for after-school and summer activities for community youth
Comments
Chief and eight Band Council members elected every two years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Jul 2023
Eligibility
Members of Batchewana First Nation
Toll Free
1-877-236-2632
Office
705-759-0914 - Band Office
Crisis
9-1-1
OPP
705-759-9706 - Batchewana First Nation Police Service
Fax
705-759-9171
After Hours Phone
1-888-310-1122 - OPP Police Dispatch
Web Site
https://www.batchewana.ca
Email
communications@batchewana.ca
Mailing Address
Administration Office
236 Frontenac St
Batchewana First Nation, ON, P6A 6Z1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Sharon (Dolly) Syrette, Reception and Front Desk
Email: dolly@batchewana.ca
Phone: 705-759-0914 Ext 200
Chief Executive Officer
Kim Lambert
Email: klambert@batchewana.ca
Phone: 705-759-0914 Ext 242
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 10, 2022
Address
Administration Office, 236 Frontenac St
Batchewana First Nation, ON, P6A 6Z1
  • Administration/Band Office is located at Frontenac St in Batchewana First Nation
  • Closest intersection is at Frontenac St and Batchewana St
  • Situated near Rankin Arena and across the road from KIA dealership
  • Administrative Office is located on Rankin Reserve which is bordered on 3 sides by the city of Sault Ste Marie
  • Reserve is along Hwy 17 adjacent to and along E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
  • Consists of 4 settlements: Goulais Bay Reserve 15A, Obadjiwan Reserve 15E, Whitefish Island Reserve and the main settlement of Rankin Reserve 15D

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 to 1630
Tue
0830 to 1630
Wed
0830 to 1630
Thu
0830 to 1630
Fri
0830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Batchewana First Nation