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Atikameksheng Anishnawbek

Economic Development

  • Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation
  • 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
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Assisted with completion of Comprehensive Community Plan approved in April 2014 which provides a framework for economic development
Economic initiatives (current and proposed) Atikameksheng Anishnawbek is involved with include but are not limited to:
  • Bingo Hall as an initiative/project
  • Business Park
  • Gravel Pit and Quarry
  • Eco Lodge and Camps
  • Outdoor amphitheatre
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek 250 kW Solar Park Project
  • Signed agreement in Sept 2014 known as Victoria Mine Advanced Exploration Agreement with KGHM Int'l Ltd/FNX which enables the mining company to carry out exploration on traditional territory
Waubetek Business Development Officer is Jason Peltier, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584,
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0800 - 1600

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
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(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 7, 2021