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Wasauksing First Nation
Band Office
Governance

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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Located on an island, the community's only access to mainland and nearest urban centre of Parry Sound is via the Wasauksing Swing Bridge and Rose Point Rd
  • Serviced by air through the Parry Sound Airport, approx 9 km E of community on the mainland
  • Operates a local community radio station Rez 91.3
  • Offers several small businesses including Islands Gas and Variety and Sugar Bush maple syrup sales
  • Owns and operates Wasauksing Marina and Campground at W end of island
  • Offers the Wasauksing First Nation United Church
  • Hosts an annual Traditional Pow Wow in August at the Wasauksing Traditional Grounds in Depot Harbour
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Day Care Centre (Migizoons Child Care Centre)
  • Education Committee
  • Education, Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik School
  • Employment and Training Centre
  • Employment and Training Centre, Adult Education
  • Health Station
  • Health Services, Community Recreation Activator
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Good Food Box Program
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Meals On Wheels
  • Health Services, Medical Transporation
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Committee
  • Landfill Site
  • Lands Department
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Employment Supports
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works Department
  • Volunteer Fire Department
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
  • Consists of 1 main reserve known as Parry Island First Nation with a land area of approx 74.86 sq km
  • The reserve occupies all of Parry Island with approx 126 km of lakeshore and is the biggest island in the Great Lakes
  • Wasauksing is an Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi First Nation band government
Eligibility
Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 2, 2018

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