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Wasauksing First Nation
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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
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
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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