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Wasauksing First Nation
Lands Department

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Description
Represents the community in all lands and related issues
  • Oversees the Land Code, currently under development, which will give full responsibility to Wasauksing First Nation (WFN) for their own land management
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional WFN territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure WFN is fairly included in benefits
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues
  • Advises community members on any Lands issues via meetings, website or correspondence
  • Provides guidance in the development of Land Use Plans for the community
  • Acts as a liaison between local trappers and the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)
  • Liaises with Wasauksing Lands Incorporated (WLI), an entity created to manage and control properties that are leased to cottagers to generate economic benefits for Wasauksing
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application Process
  • Call for information
  • Transportation available to community information sessions, contact Pazhe Rice to make arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 2, 2018

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